Head of Access Services
Office:Lavery Library Under the Steeple (K-412)
Phone:(585) 385-7340
Kourtney Blackburn

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M.S., Library Science, University at Buffalo
B.A., English Education, St. John Fisher College

Pronouns: she/her

Is the librarian for:

  • English

Kourtney's Subject Guides
Fisher Digital Publications

Areas of Interest:

Resource sharing, library instruction, training, social media outreach, digitization.

Job Responsibilities:
Leading and training the Access Services Department (Circulation and Interlibrary Loan), providing research help and library instruction, training/workflows for Fisher Digital Publications.

A typical day:
Revise policies or workflows with the Access Services team, process interlibrary loan requests, work with Fisher Digital Publications, work at the Research Help Desk.

My favorite part of my job:
Learning something new and different every day, whether it is job-related or about a topic I'm helping someone research.

I love it when:
We track down a difficult-to-find request for someone through Interlibrary Loan!