Joy Ann Leavy

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provides direct user assistance by addressing reference inquiries in person, by telephone, by Instant Messinger, by email, and through one-on-one personalized research consultations (Meet with a Librarian) and Reference-by-Appointment
  • Coordinates Reference Collection activities, such as ordering Reference materials and reorganization of the physical Reference Collection, including weeding and collection evaluation
  • Participates with the Reference Services Team to insure that core reference services are delivered in the keeping with the department's overall philosophy and objectives
  • Co-chairs the University Libraries Student Scholarship Committee, participates as a member of the Diversity Committee, other committees as needed, and in professional development opportunities
  • Facilitates Voter Registration for the University Libraries


  • M.L.S., Kent State University
  • M.A., Youngstown State University