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Meet the Librarians!: Meet the Librarians

David Ehrensperger

David wears many hats in the Hazy Library, managing ERAU Prescott's presence in its institutional repository, Scholarly Commons, teaching information literacy courses, serving as a reference librarian, and designing some of the library's many digital resources.  In addition to earning his BS in Secondary Education, Social Studies, and MS in LIS from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, David earned an MA in Philosophy from Colorado State University.

Contact David @ 928-777-6656  or  david.ehrensperger@erau.edu

 

                       

Jessica Quarles

Jessica serves as a Research and Instruction Librarian. Jessica earned her MLS from Emporia State University and through her prior work in libraries and at a nonprofit organization discovered a passion for helping others easily find and use resources to aid them in their academic and lifelong pursuits.  

 
Contact Jessica @ 928-777-6658 or jessica.quarles@erau.edu  

   

Robin Vickery

Robin serves as the Collections Management and Research Librarian at Hazy Library, where she manages the print and special collections and serves as liaison to the School of Business. She joins ERAU from Salisbury University in Maryland where she served as the Business Research and Instructional Librarian and Reference Desk Coordinator.

Robin earned her MS in Information Studies from The University of Texas at Austin, and her BA in Classics and Italian from The University of Arizona. She loves a good puzzle or problem to solve, a necessary passion to have when helping students discover information resources and develop critical thinking skills. When she's not staring at spreadsheets, you can find her walking around campus.

Contact Robin @ 928-777-3915 or robin.vickery@erau.edu

Laura Pope Robbins

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Laura Pope Robbins serves as the head of Access Services as well as participating in the library's reference and instruction services.  She returned to working for Embry-Riddle after 18 years with a college in New York.  She has an MBA in Information Systems Management from Dowling College and her MLS from the University of Washington.  Her research interests include OER (Open Educational Resources), copyright, anime, usability, and web design.  She has published on NASA PubSpace, anime, mobile tools for researchers, web site redesign, and database-driven websites. 

Contact Laura @ 928.777.6686 or poperobl@erau.edu

Suzie Roth

Suzie serves as a reference and instruction librarian and also coordinates the library instruction program.   As a former school librarian; Suzie has many hours of classroom experience.  “Finding information about a topic is the easy part, everyone knows how to use Google. Finding good, credible information requires critical thinking and good searching skills....that is where we help!” Suzie earned her MLS from Emporia State University.

Contact Suzie @ 928-777-3858 or suzie.roth@erau.edu

"The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education."  ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

Patricia Watkins

Patricia began working @ the Hazy Library in 2006 after a 20-year career in the marketing research/competitive intelligence business in the automotive & advertising industries in Detroit and Boston. Patricia's earned her MLIS degree from Wayne State University, Detroit, and her BA in political science from the University of Michigan. 

Patricia is Associate Director, Library Research & Learning Services. Phone: 928/777-3920, email: patricia.watkins@erau.edu. 

"Let everything happen to you: beauty and terror. / Just keep going. No feeling is final."  ~Rainer Maria Rilke