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Mission

The fundamental mission of the Grace Doherty Library is to provide members of the academic community with access to resources and services that support the current and anticipated instructional, research, and service programs of Centre College.  Further, in order to promote critical thinking and life-long learning, the Library will provide instruction on the effective use of Library resources and other information sources.

Goals

A. Services: To provide efficient, timely and courteous service to all library users in identifying, locating, evaluating, and ethically using resources relevant to their research needs.

B. Collections: To select, acquire, and maintain materials in varied and appropriate formats in support of the instructional, research, and service functions of the College.

C. Facilities: To provide space, equipment, and technology that ensures operational efficiency, enhances collection preservation, and responds to the ever-changing needs of patrons and staff.

D. Personnel: To attract, retain, and develop the most qualified staff possible in order to continue to meet the goals of the Library and of Centre College.

E. Administration: To ensure that the mission and goals of the Library are being met and evaluated consistently and in accord with the mission of Centre College.

F. Campus Outreach: To promote library services and resources; maintain communication with various user groups on campus; and seek improvements in service and resources in line with the needs of the campus community.

Stanley R. Campbell

Photo of Stanley R. CampbellDIRECTOR OF LIBRARY SERVICES
Crounse Hall, Grace Doherty Library
Work Phone: 859.238.5271
Work Email: stan.campbell@centre.edu

Biography
Notes

EXPERT: Libraries and library automation — Popular culture, including American film and cinema history — Blues, jazz, and rock ‘n’ roll music — The Patriot Act — Detective fiction — Classic horror literature

Director of the Grace Doherty Library at Centre College since 1981, managing library growth and automation. Articulate about the balancing act between traditional library holdings and the move toward electronic sources. Strong interest in trends in popular culture, including theater, film, and jazz.

Carrie Frey

Photo of Carrie FreyASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF LIBRARY SERVICES
Crounse Hall, Grace Doherty Library
Work Phone: 859.238.5275
Work Email: carrie.frey@centre.edu

Biography

Fernando Gonzalez 

LIBRARY EVENING SUPERVISOR
Centre College
Work Phone: 859.238.5272
Work Email: fernando.gonzalez@centre.edu

Biography
 

Crystal Ellis

Photo of Crystal EllisREFERENCE
Crounse Hall, Grace Doherty Library
Work Phone: 859.238.5277
Work Email: crystal.ellis@centre.edu

Biography

Jennifer Horne

REFERENCE/ELECTRONICS RESOURCES LIBRARIAN AND DIV III LIAISON
Centre CollegeGrace Doherty Library
Work Phone: 859.238.5280
Work Email: jennifer.horne@centre.edu

Biography

Jennifer joined Centre College in 2018 as Reference/Electronics Resources Librarian and DIV III Liaison. Formerly, she had been with The Council of State Governments in Lexington, where she served as the Associate Director of Policy and Special Libraries. In this role, she developed and coordinated the CSG Knowledge Center, an online library that provided state policymakers and other users access to a wide range of public policy research.

Jennifer holds a bachelor’s degree in politics and Spanish from Washington and Lee University, a master’s degree in information sciences from the University of Tennessee, and a master’s degree in legislative affairs from George Washington University. A native of New Jersey, Jennifer has lived in Lexington for over ten years and looks forward to being a part of the Centre College community.

Email: jennifer.horne@centre.edu

Lanna McAninch

Photo of Lanna McAninchCIRCULATION SUPERVISOR
Crounse Hall, Grace Doherty Library
Work Phone: 859.238.5278
Work Email: lanna.mcaninch@centre.edu

Biography

Beth Morgan

Photo of Beth MorganTECHNICAL SERVICES
Crounse Hall, Grace Doherty Library
Work Phone: 859.238.5274
Work Email: beth.morgan@centre.edu

Biography

Jami Powell


Photo of Jami PowellLIBRARY SYSTEMS SPECIALIST
Crounse Hall, Grace Doherty Library
Work Phone: 859.238.5252
Work Email: jami.powell@centre.edu

Biography
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Staff Congress Representative (2015 — 2016)

Rita Sallee

Photo of Rita SalleeADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
Crounse Hall, Grace Doherty Library
Work Phone: 859.238.5272
Work Email: rita.sallee@centre.edu

Biography

Crystal Wesley

Photo of Crytal WesleyACQUISITIONS AND BUDGET COORDINATOR
Crounse Hall, Grace Doherty Library
Work Phone: 859.238.5273
Work Email: crystal.wesley@centre.edu

Biography


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