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Find Your Librarian

Librarians serve in a number of roles in support of co-collaborative teaching, learning, research and scholarship at the University of the Incarnate Word. These roles include reference and research consultation, serving as liaisons for academic departments and disciplines, collection development, and coordinating library programs and systems that support library users.

Please consult the directory of librarians below to get assistance in your area of need. If you are uncertain who to reach out to, please feel free to contact the Reference Desk at (210) 829-3835 or via email at reference@uiwtx.edu.

Liaison and Research Librarians

Supports undergraduate / graduate students and faculty in assigned disciplines in all instructional modalities through reference and research consultation. Works with faculty and program leads in identifying and creating learning objects and building scaffolded instruction. Works with faculty and collection development librarians in developing collections, discipline resources, and assisting with literature searches and other research activities.

Liaison and Research Librarians
Librarian Area of Specialization Phone Email Address
Paul Andersen Business, Sports Management, Communication Arts (210) 832-2119 panderse@uiwtx.edu
Marlo Brown Sciences, Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Information Systems, Cyber Security Systems, Data Science, Engineering, Environmental Science, Mathematics, Meteorology, Nutrition, Physics, Statistics (210) 832-2156 mmbrown1@uiwtx.edu
Erin Cassity Education, Sociology, Criminal Justice, Psychology (210) 283-6316 cassity@uiwtx.edu
Dawn Field Biomedical Science, Osteopathic Medicine, Public Health (210) 283-6971 dfield@uiwtx.edu
Dawn Field  INTERIM Community Health, Health Care Science, Kinesiology, Nuclear Medicine Science, Nursing (210) 283-6971 dfield@uiwtx.edu
Virginia Garcia Art, Cultural Studies, Modern Languages, Philosophy, Religious Studies, Theatre Arts (210) 829-3835 vdgarci2@uiwtx.edu
Linda Levy Pharmacy, Pharmacy Technician (210) 883-1121 lslevy@uiwtx.edu
Farhad Moshiri Music, Music Composition, Music Education, Music Industry Studies, Music Performance, Music Therapy (210) 829-3842 moshiri@uiwtx.edu
Dede Rios Optometric Sciences, Mexico campuses liaison (210) 930-8688 dmrios1@uiwtx.edu
Dede Rios INTERIM Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Athletic Training (210) 930-8688 dmrios1@uiwtx.edu
Yumi Yaguchi Biomedical Science, Osteopathic Medicine, Public Health (210) 619-7039 yaguchi@uiwtx.edu
Reference Librarian 3D Animation/Game Design, English, Fashion Management/Design, Graphic Design, History, Interior Design, International Affairs, Political Science (210) 829-3835 reference@uiwtx.edu

Collection Development

Works with faculty and discipline librarians in working with and developing collections and in providing reference and research support.

Collection Development
Librarian Area of Specialization Phone Email Address
Mary Jinks Education, Juvenile and Young Adult collections, Special Collections (210) 829-3839 marydlg@uiwtx.edu
Melissa Rucker Dissertations and Theses, Humanities (210) 829-6097 melissa@uiwtx.edu

Systems / Program Coordinators

Serves as the program coordinator of a core library program or system. May serve as a collection development librarian in assigned disciplines.

Systems / Program Coordinators
Librarian Area of Specialization Phone Email Address
Erin Cassity Information Literacy Learning Assessment (210) 283-6316 cassity@uiwtx.edu
Dell Davis Circulation/Access Services, Reference and Research Services (210) 829-6054 dmdavis@uiwtx.edu
Mary Jinks Institutional Repository, Interlibrary Loan and Resource Sharing (210) 829-3839 marydlg@uiwtx.edu
Farhad Moshiri Media Acquisitions (210) 829-3842 moshiri@uiwtx.edu
Michael Peters Systems, Online Platforms, e-Resources and Remote Access (210) 805-5886 peters@uiwtx.edu
Melissa Rucker Archives, Institutional Repository, Bibliographic Metadata (210) 829-6097 melissa@uiwtx.edu
Reference Librarian Information Literacy Instruction (210) 829-3835 reference@uiwtx.edu

Directors

Directors
Librarian Area of Specialization Phone Email Address
Dell Davis Director of Public Services, UIW Libraries (210) 829-6054 dmdavis@uiwtx.edu
Mary Jinks Director of Technical Services, UIW Libraries (210) 829-3839 marydlg@uiwtx.edu
Tracey Mendoza Dean of Libraries, UIW Libraries (210) 829-3838 temendo2@uiwtx.edu
Dede Rios

Director of Optometric & Clinical Library Services

(210) 930-8688 dmrios1@uiwtx.edu
Yumi Yaguchi

Director of Library Services, Medical Library

(210) 619-7039

yaguchi@uiwtx.edu