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Library Locations and Contact Information

Locations

Oakton Library - Des Plaines Campus
Room 1406
1600 E. Golf Rd.
Des Plaines, IL 60016

Oakton Library - Skokie Campus
Room A200
7701 Lincoln Ave.
Skokie, IL 60077

Ask a Librarian

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

Students: Virtual Research Consultations by AskLibrary online chat or by phone are available for Oakton students. Chat at Ask a Librarian or set up an appointment to meet one-on-one with a librarian. Appointments can be made by filling out our online form.

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

Administration

  • 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

Library Full-Time Faculty

  • 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 Heath 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

Library Part-Time Faculty

  • 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
  • Isabel Westcott, Information Literacy Adjunct Librarian
      B.A. Mount Holyoke College
      M.S.L.I.S. University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • Ruth Whitney, Information Literacy Adjunct Librarian
      B.A. Goucher College
      M.A.L.S. Dominican University
      M.O.T. Certificate University of Illinois, Springfield

Circulation

  • Huma Abdulaziz, Des Plaines & Skokie Circulation & Interlibrary Loan Assistant, 847.635.1642
  • 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
  • Jasmine Ratliff, Des Plaines Circulation & Interlibrary Loan Assistant, 847.635.1642
  • Gretchen Schneider, Coordinator of Access Services, 847.635.1608
      B.A. Concordia University, River Forest
      M.L.I.S. University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Technical Services

  • 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