- Office:Lavery Library
- Phone:(585) 385-8136
M.S., Library Science, University at Buffalo
M.A., History, University at Buffalo
B.A., History, SUNY College at Oneonta
Is the librarian for:
- American Studies
- Sport Management
Acquisition of books, videos, eBooks; technical services; cataloging; collection development and management; reference and instruction
A typical day
Troubleshooting a workflow or account problem; answering questions from faculty and students.
My areas of expertise/interest
Analyzing data to make better decisions about what books and videos we purchase; video licensing and public performance rights; eBook usage and licensing; shipping logistics.
Others would say that I:
Others would say that I am thoughtful and am always eating.
My favorite part of my job is:
My favorite part of my job is buying new movies and videogames.
I love it when...
I can direct a student or faculty member to resources that will help with a paper, assignment, or research project
At work I am always...
..."rushing to catch a train," a phrased used to describe me as an undergraduate that still applies, meaning I'm always rushing to get somewhere.
Before becoming a librarian...
...I thought I wanted to be a history professor. Or a meteorologist.
Links to professional social media pages
- Kate is @librarianross on twitter
Video interview with Kate Ross, technical services and acquisitions librarian