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Public Services

Public Services personnel provide a variety of services, including assisting patrons in the use of print and electronic resources, providing tours and library instruction classes, and conducting searches of specialized online databases.

The Public Services Department houses reserves, testing materials, audio-visual media, general and subject-specific materials including encyclopedias, bibliographies, atlases, and dictionaries. The collection also includes telephone directories, college catalogs, and book review indexes, as well as other tools which embrace many academic disciplines.

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Public Services Staff

Walt Fontane, M.L.S.
Head of Public Services/Assistant Professor

Barbara "Barbie" Houssiere, M.L.I.S.
Public Services Librarian/Assistant Professor

Mary Jane Bloomquist, M.L.S.
Public Services Librarian/Assistant Professor

Shandi Thibodeaux, M.L.I.S.
Instruction Librarian/Instructor

Sharon Castille
Library Specialist 3