Laura is a new Library Information Specialist at the Health Sciences Library. Laura is a UMKC alum, with a BA in History. During this time, she was an undergraduate research assistant for Dr. Jeffrey Rydberg-Cox here at UMKC as well. She also earned an MLIS, with a concentration in Archives & Special Collections from Emporia State University. Prior to her new position with the Health Sciences Library, Laura worked at Avila University as a library assistant and weekend supervisor, and she is currently an archive intern at Oregon-California Trails Association. Welcome, Laura!
Olivia is the new Library Fellow in the Teaching and Learning Department. Olivia is currently working on her Master’s in Library and Information Science through the iSchool at the University of Missouri. She graduated cum laude in the spring of 2022 with a BS in Physics with an astronomy emphasis, and a BA in Spanish Language and Literature. Welcome to the Libraries, Olivia!
Coryell is the new University Archives Assistant for the UMKC Library. Before getting her MLIS with a concentration in Archival Studies from Emporia State University, Coryell worked as a circulation assistant at the Great Bend Public Library. Prior to that, she also worked at the Manhattan Public Library as a circulation assistant, and at the Riley County Historical Museum as an assistant. Coryell also has a BA from Fort Hays University in History, and worked at the University Archives as an undergraduate assistant there. Welcome, Coryell!