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Michael Alzo

Michael became Director of Libraries on September 1st, 2012, assuming administrative responsibilities for the University Libraries.  His professional experience and interests are integrated library systems, library technical services, and bibliographic control.   Michael holds a B.A. and an M.A. in history from the Pennsylvania State University and an M.L.S. from the University of Toronto.

Carol Cady

Carol works with faculty and students in classrooms and in the science library’s GIS computer lab, offering instruction and assistance with spatial analysis and geographic information systems, and coordinates the overall selection and organization of the libraries’ geospatial data collections.

Carol has a BS and MS in Zoology from University of Massachusetts and University of Vermont. In addition to geographic information systems work, Carol has worked for many years as a field biologist monitoring bird populations in the Northeast

Rhonda Courtney

Rhonda works with students and faculty, assisting them with their research needs. As a member of the Library Instruction team, she helps provide classroom bibliographic instruction in the humanities and social sciences. She meets with students one-on-one to offer hand tailored research consultations.

Rhonda oversees Access Services, which includes the Circulation and Reserves departments. She can help you with questions regarding your library account, placing materials on reserve, and creating coursepacks. She has a BA in Anthropology from Binghamton University, a MALS from Stony Brook University, and received her MLS from Albany University.

Paul Doty

Paul Doty began his duties as Special Collections Librarian for St. Lawrence University with the start of 2018.  Paul has been a librarian at St. Lawrence for twenty years, and at various points in time was involved with library web development, public service, and Interlibrary Loan.  Among his interests and plans for Special Collections is continuing the important work of acquiring and making available materials about the North Country and the Adirondacks.  Along the way he has worked any number of campus committees, taught a variety of courses in St. Lawrence’s First Year Program, and published poems or essays in the Mississippi Review, the Great Lakes Review, Poetry Pacific, the Reference Librarian, and the Cortland Review.   Paul has a B.A. in English from Keene State College, an M.A. in English from the University of Maine, and an M.L.S. from SUNY Albany.

Michelle Gillie

Michelle is responsible for collection development and acquisitions for the SLU Libraries, overseeing activities related to the evaluation, acquisition, licensing, and management of scholarly resources in a variety of formats. She has a BA in English/Writing from Edinboro University and received her MLIS from the University of Pittsburgh. Her professional interests include cooperative collection development, copyright and intellectual property issues. She serves on the University Assessment Committee and participates in cooperative collection development work for ConnectNY and the Center for Research Libraries (CRL). Michelle acts as the SLU Libraries’ CRL Coordinator and can help with questions about CRL collections and services.

Justin Sipher

As Vice President, Justin is responsible for both the Library and Information Technology organizations at St. Lawrence. This position, created in 2012, attempts to seize opportunities for maximized efficiency and effectiveness between the two organizations supporting the SLU community as they produce, consume and analyze all forms of information. Justin has worked in higher education since 1994 in various technical and leadership capacities and has consulted, presented and authored in that period. Justin is on the Board of Directors for both EDUCAUSE and NYSERNet, non-profit organizations supporting higher education and the use of information technology. He also is a member of the Microsoft Higher Education Advisory Group (HEAG). Justin holds a BA in Mathematics, an MS Ed in Instructional Technology from SUNY Potsdam and is a 2001 Frye Leadership Institute fellow.