Joy Ann Leavy

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provides direct user assistance by addressing reference inquiries in person, by telephone, by instant messenger, 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
  • Serves as co-chair of 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