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Cadence Atchinson, Online Research and Teaching Librarian

(207) 221-4327

Library liaison for Online programs. Cadence has a liberal arts background and provides in person and asynchronous orientation and instruction in library resources. 

Brenda Austin, Interlibrary Loan Coordinator

(207) 602-2386

Jenna Blake Davis, Access and Administrative Services Librarian

(207) 602-2811

Library liaison to undergraduate Public Health. 

Sonya Durney, Research and Teaching Librarian

(207) 602-2497

Library Liaison to Animal Behavior, Aquaculture & Aquarium Sciences, Business Administration, English, Interdisciplinary Studies, Marine Sciences, Marine Affairs, Political Science, Psycholgy, and Sport & Recreation Management. 

Elizabeth Dyer, Associate Dean of Library Services, Research and Teaching Librarian

(207) 221-4333

Library liaison for the College of Pharmacy, Westbrook College of Health Professions programs in Physical Therapy and Physician Assistant.  Beth has a BA from Cornell University, an MLIS from University of South Carolina, and is a Senior Member of the Medical Library Association’s Academy of… Read More

Roberta (Bobby) Gray, Research and Teaching Librarian

(207) 221-4323

Library liaison for Health, Wellness & Occupational Studies; Nursing; Occupational Therapy; and Social Work (on campus).

Cally Gurley, Special Collections Librarian

(207) 221-4324

Cally Gurley has a background in Art History and Applied Art and a Master’s degree in Library and Information Science. Prior to coming to UNE she worked in the Bowdoin College Archives and Special Collections Department as the Processing Archivist… Read More

Hilary Irons, Gallery and Exhibitions Director

(207) 221-4449

Hilary Irons is a curator and painter living and working in Portland, Maine. She studied painting at Parsons School of Design (BFA 2002) and the Yale School of Art (MFA 2008), and has attended residencies at the Josef and Anni… Read More

Bethany Kenyon, Scholarly Communication Librarian

(207) 221-4325

Library liaison for Dental Hygiene. Bethany has a B.A. from Saint Michael’s College and an M.S.L.S. from Clarion University. In addition to administering DUNE: DigitalUNE, UNE’s centralized online repository, she works to ensure smooth and continual access for UNE community… Read More

Amanda Leen, User Experience Librarian

(207) 602-2833

Library Liaison for Mathematics, Athletic Training, Exercise Science, and Global Studies.  Amanda has been with UNE Library Services since 2010. She holds a Masters of Science in Library Science from Clarion University,  a Certificate in User Experience for Libraries, and a… Read More

Stew MacLehose, Associate Dean of Library Services, Digital Services & Systems Librarian

(207) 221-4535

Library liaison for the College of Dental Medicine. Stew earned a B.A. degree from Colby College, a M.Ed. degree from the University of New Hampshire and a M.L.I.S. degree from the University of South Carolina.  Prior to working at UNE,… Read More

Cathleen Miller, Curator, Maine Women Writers Collection

(207) 221-4334

Library Liaison to the Department of Society, Culture and Languages and the Women’s and Gender Studies Program; Co-chair, Environmental Council Cathleen collaborates with faculty members to bring special collections materials into the classroom. She is an interdisciplinary thinker and willing… Read More

Jefferson Navicky, Archivist

(207) 221-4360

Before MWWC, Jefferson worked as an archivist for the Djuna Barnes Literary Estate managed by the Authors League Fund. Since 2007, he has taught in the English department of Southern Maine Community College. He earned degrees from Denison University (BA… Read More

Robin Sanford, Physical Collections Librarian

(207) 221-4328

Barbara Swartzlander, Research and Teaching Librarian

(207) 602-2315

Library Services Liaison: Biology, Chemistry & Biochemistry, Environmental Sciences & Studies, Medical Biology, Medicine, Neuroscience.

Laura Taylor, Metadata Librarian

(207) 221-4360

Laura has a BFA in Art and an MSIS from the University of Texas. Before coming to UNE, she worked for the Center for American History, Austin Independent School District, and the University of Texas, digitizing rare materials. In her… Read More

Affiliated Faculty

David Kuchta, Director, Creative Writing Programs, Maine Women Writers Collection

(207) 221-4334

David Kuchta runs the creative writing programs at the Maine Women Writers Collection at the University of New England. He leads the Gathering of Writers series of workshops. He is a full-time editor at Rosen Publishing, is the author of… Read More

Jennifer S. Tuttle, Director, Maine Women Writers Collection

(207) 602-2539

Jennifer Tuttle teaches courses on literature and health studies, US Literature and cutlure, women’s writing, and the US West. Holding an endowed chair in literature and health, she designs courses, pursues scholarship, and develops curricular and programming initiatives that integrate… Read More