Cathy Cranston, a reference and instruction librarian with experience supervising and leading, has worked at both a small private liberal arts college and a large land-grant university during the course of her 15+ year career. She continues to be fascinated by the ever-changing world of information, knowledge creation, and scholarly communication. She is grateful to have found a profession that satisfies her endless curiosity about this amazing world we live in and is driven to help others have the access, develop the skills, and create the mindset necessary to achieve their academic and personal pursuits.
Associate Professor Instruction Specialist
Liaison to Sociology, Anthropology, Music, Theatre, Dance, and the Composition program
Students Engage at Main (The SEAM) is dedicated to helping students become better researchers. We provide resources, assistance, and services that support undergraduate research, learning, and student success.
The SEAM is located in rooms 2012/2013 on the SW side of the second floor of The Main Library.
Cathy Cranston is an Undergraduate Engagement Librarian and is currently the Team Leader for Undergraduate Research & Experience. She is a liaison to the Rhetoric Department and also does instruction for ESL and IEP classes. Her areas of research interests include information literacy, instruction, and library management. She is interested in working with campus faculty and instructors to build information literacy concepts directly into their courses.