Cynthia (Cindy) Schmidt, Curriculum Librarian at the Liberty University Jerry
Falwell Library, holds a MS in Education with a School Library Media Teaching
Endorsement. In addition, she holds a BS in History with a Secondary Teaching License.
She is also a National Board Certified Teacher in Library Media and is currently pursuing
her Ph.D. in Information and Library Science at the University of North Carolina at
Chapel Hill. Prior to coming to Liberty, Cindy served as a School Librarian and an
Assistant Professor of School Library Media. 

Cindy’s areas of research interests include school libraries, marketing and public
relations in libraries, professional advocacy, and library 2.0. Her working topic for her
dissertation is Market Orientation of Successful School Librarians.