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  • Standish Library
    515 Loudon Road
    Siena College
    Loudonville, NY 12211
    (518) 783-2545

 

Reference Services

Reference Services
 

Kelly MacWatters
Coordinator of Reference & Electronic
Resources
(518) 783-2588
kmacwatters@siena.edu

 

 

Can't make it to the library?

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Or you can telephone  the Reference Desk during hours listed below at 518-783-2988
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Reference Desk Hours:

When classes are in session, the Library's Reference Desk hours are:

Monday - Thursday 10:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Friday 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Sunday 1:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

  

Research Assistance:

The Library staff is here to make the research efforts of the students and faculty as productive as possible. For research assistance please stop in at the reference desk or you may make an appointment with any of the following librarians.

Sean P. Conley, M.L.S., sconley@siena.edu  783-2539
Education: B.A., History, University at Albany; M.L.S., Library Science, SUNY Albany
Interests: Medieval history, local and regional History, Adirondack history, environmental studies
 
Catherine L. Crohan, M.L.S., M.A., crohan@siena.edu  782-6731
Education: B.A., English, Framingham State College; M.L.I.S., Univ. of Rhode Island; M.A., Liberal Studies, SUNY Albany
Interests: Detective fiction, Literature, Theatre, Education, Women’s Studies, Religion
 
Samantha Fagan, M.L.S., sfagan@siena.edu, 782-6732
Education: B.A., English, Fordham University, B.A., Art History, Fordham University, M.L.S., Library and Information Science, Simmons College
Interests: art history, literature, running, cooking

Jennifer Fairall, M.L.S., jfairall@siena.edu 783-2591
Education: BA, Classics, University at Buffalo; MLS, University at Buffalo
Interests: Classics, management, risk management, peace studies, digital preservation, and open access repositories

William J. Kanalley, M.S.L.S.,  kanalley@siena.edu,  783-2511
Education: B.A., History, St. John Fisher College; M.S.L.S., Library Science, Syracuse U.
Interests: Religion, philosophy, rare books and manuscripts
 
Alison Larsen, M.S.I.S., 782-6765  alarsen@siena.edu
Education: B.A., History, SUNY Geneseo; M.S.I.S.- University at Albany
Interests: Historical fiction, social history, children’s literature, running, science
 
Kelly S. MacWatters, M.S.I.S.,  783-2588 kmacwatters@siena.edu
Education: A.A.S Fisheries & Wildlife Mgmt., B.A., Agricultural Business, SUNY Cobleskill; M.S.I.S.- University at Albany
Interests: Environmental studies, wildlife biology, psychology, social work, criminal justice, and data management.
 
Patricia L. Markley, M.L.S., M.A.,  markley@siena.edu  783-4196
Education: B.A., Russian, Madison College; M.A., Slavic Linguistics, U. of Virginia; M.L.S., Library Science, Indiana U.
Interests: History of comedy, television and film history, astronomy, foreign languages, and the care of cats and dogs
 
Gary B. Thompson, M.L.S., M.A., thompson@siena.edu  783-2550
Education: B.A., History, Gettysburg College; M.A., Sociology, Kent State U.; M.L.S., Library Science, Indiana U.
Research Interests: American social history, sociology, journalism, organizational management, diffusion of innovations, public opinion polls.
Other: Professional Indexer.
 
Christina D. VanHoesen, M.S.I.S., M.S.,  cvanhoesen@siena.edu  783-2988
Education: B.S., Biology and Physics, Oneonta State College; B.S., Electrical Engineering, University at Binghamton; M.S., Computer Science, Union College; M.S. Information Science, University at Albany
Interests: Archeology, kayaking, surfing, ballroom dancing, zumba, oil painting, and landscape photography.