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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

Michelle Oh, Associate Professor, Librarian for Open Access and Equity, Division of STEM and Health Careers Liaison, 847.376.7632
B.S. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
M.L.I.S. Dominican University
M.A. Northwestern University

Martinique Hallerduff, Associate Professor, Chair, 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

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

Jimmy Gonzalez-Vicker, Information Literacy Adjunct Librarian
B.A.S. Northeastern Illinois University
M.L.I.S. University of Illinois at 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

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, 847.635.1642

Mimi Mulcrone, Des Plaines Circulation & Interlibrary Loan Assistant, 847.635.1642

MyEva Newsome, Skokie Circulation & Interlibrary Loan Assistant, 847.635.1435

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

Rebecca Eaton, Library Electronic Resources Specialist, 847.635.1648

Audrey Freson, Cataloging Assistant, 847.376.7151

Verona Haffenden, Periodicals Senior Assistant, 847.635.1647

Nick Klein, Skokie Circulation & Cataloging Senior Assistant, 847.635.1642

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