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Oakton Librarians are ready to help you find articles and information for your papers, speeches, and presentations.

Students: Research Consultations with librarians are available via:

Faculty: To schedule library research instruction for all courses, please select the appropriate form on our "Library Information for Faculty" page.

Visit our Library Information for Faculty page for:

  • Requesting library instructions for all classes
  • Research design collaboration
  • Assigning Student Research Consultations
  • Ready-made content for D2L
  • Information on what we teach

Department Telephone Numbers

  • Circulation: 847.635.1642 (Des Plaines); 847.635.1432 (Skokie)
  • Reference and Instruction: 847.635.1644 (Des Plaines); 847.635.1474 (Skokie)
  • Interlibrary Loan: 847.635.1608 (Des Plaines); 847.635.1432 (Skokie)
  • Periodicals: 847.635.1693 (Des Plaines); 847.635.1433 (Skokie)
  • Cataloging and Government Information: 847.635.1650

Employee Directory

Jacob Jeremiah, Assistant Dean of the Library, 847.635.1640
B.A. Northern Arizona University
M.L.I.S. University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

Mary Gipson, Office Coordinator, 847.635.1640

Julia Fraas, Professor, Library Online Learning Program Coordinator, Division of Business and Career Technologies Liaison, 847.635.1727
  B.A. University of Missouri, Columbia
  M.L.I.S. University of Missouri, Columbia
  M.Ad.Ed. National Louis University
  M.O.T. Certificate University of Illinois, Springfield

Martinique Hallerduff, Associate Professor, Information Literacy Program Coordinator, Division of Liberal Arts Liaison, 847.376.7264
  B.A. Evergreen State College
  M.L.I.S. Dominican University
  M.A. Roosevelt University
  Graduate Certificate, Women's and Gender Studies

Sylvia Rosillo, Assistant Professor, Student Engagement Librarian, Division of Liberal Arts Liaison, 847.635.1646
  B.A. University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  M.L.I.S University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign 
  Graduate Certificate Special Collections, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Sherrill Weaver, Professor, Chair, eResources Librarian, Division of Health Careers  and STEM Liaison, 847.376.7632
  B.A. Northern Michigan University
  M.A. Northern Michigan University
  M.L.S. Indiana University
  Sp. LIS Indiana University
  Ed.D. National Louis University
  M.O.T. Certificate University of Illinois

Nancy Bialek, Information Literacy Adjunct Librarian
B.A. California State University, Sacramento
M.A. Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
M.A. DePaul University
M.S.L.I.S University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Geoffrey Greenberg, Information Literacy Adjunct Librarian
B.A. Columbia College
M.L.I.S. Dominican University

Barbara Joy, Information Literacy Adjunct Librarian
B.A. Augustana College
M.S.L.I.S. University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Russell Kracke, Information Literacy Adjunct Librarian
B.A. University of Utah
M.L.S. University of Pittsburgh

William Latham, Information Literacy Adjunct Librarian
B.A. Northern Illinois University
M.S.L.I.S. Dominican University
M.A. TESOL/TEFL Northeastern Illinois University
IL State Certificate, History and Social Science
IL State Certificate, Library Media

Elizabeth Sanderson, Information Literacy Adjunct Librarian
B.F.A. The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
M.A. Art History and Museum Studies, University of Illinois at Chicago
M.L.I.S. Dominican University

Rebecca Sedam, Information Literacy Adjunct Librarian
B.A. Earlham College
M.S.L.I.S. University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
M.O.T. Certificate University of Illinois, Springfield

Debbie Steinberg, Information Literacy Adjunct Librarian
B.A. National Louis University
M.L.I.S. Dominican University
M.O.T. Certificate University of Illinois, Springfield

Gwyneth Stupar, Information Literacy Adjunct Librarian
B.A. Lake Forest College
M.L.I.S. Dominican University
M.O.T. Certificate University of Illinois, Springfield

Marisa Walstrum, Information Literacy Adjunct Librarian
B.F.A. Southern Illinois University
M.L.I.S. Dominican University
M.Ed. National Louis University

Ruth Whitney, Information Literacy Adjunct Librarian
B.A. Goucher College
M.A.L.S. Dominican University
M.O.T. Certificate University of Illinois, Springfield

  • Nick Klein, Skokie Circulation & Cataloging Senior Assistant, 847.635.1433
  • Mimi Mulcrone, Des Plaines Circulation & Interlibrary Loan Assistant, 847.635.1642
  • Kevin Purtell, Skokie Circulation & Interlibrary Loan Senior Assistant, 847.635.1432

Gretchen Schneider, Coordinator of Access Services, 847.635.1608
B.A. Concordia University, River Forest
M.L.I.S. University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

  • Audrey Freson, Cataloging Assistant, 847.376.7151
  • Verona Haffenden, Periodicals Senior Assistant, 847.635.1647
  • Nick Klein, Skokie Circulation & Cataloging Senior Assistant, 847.635.1433

Russell Kracke, Coordinator of Library Technical Services, 847.635.1650
B.A. University of Utah
M.L.S. University of Pittsburgh

Susan Tidwell, Cataloging Assistant, 847.635.1620