Kathryn Skhal joined the Hardin Library for the Health Sciences on October 5, 2004 as Reference and Education Librarian. She is involved in reference and consultation services, Hardin Housecalls and curriculum education. She has an interest in the influence of emerging technologies on library services.
Prior to working at the University of Iowa, Kathryn was a library assistant at the Carlson Health Sciences Library, University of California, Davis. At UC Davis, she administered interlibrary loans and commercial document delivery services and worked on the circulation and reference desks. As a research assistant, she was involved in the publication of Introduction to Reference Sources in the Health Sciences, which was dedicated to her by the author.
Kathryn recently received her M.S. in Library and Information Science through the LEEP distance-learning program at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. She has B.S. degrees in Anthropology and Psychology from the University of California, Davis. She has been very active professionally, presenting and serving on panels at regional and national conferences.
We are happy to have Kathy join the staff of the Hardin Library for the Health Sciences and the University Libraries.