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About Cynthia M. Schmidt

Cynthia (Cindy) Schmidt, Head, Library Communication & Outreach at the Liberty University Jerry Falwell Library, has a M.S. in Education with a Library Science concentration and a B.A. in History with a minor in Anthropology. She holds a Commonwealth of Virginia postgraduate professional teaching licences in secondary history and school library media. She was a National Board Certified Teacher in Library Media. She has completed all requirements except for her dissertation towards a Ph.D. in Information and Library Science at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Prior to coming to Liberty, Cindy served as a school librarian and an assistant professor of school librarianship.


Present Head, Library Communication and Outreach, Liberty University Jerry Falwell Library

Curriculum Vitae


2008 - 2008 Case Study of Marketing in a Rural High School Library Media Center
School of Information & Library Science, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Carnegie Grant
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Professional Service and Affiliations

2011 - 2013 Member, American Association of School Librarians/Association of College and Research Libraries Interdivisio
2011 - 2013 Member, Association of College and Research Libraries Advocacy Committee
2011 - 2013 Member, Association of College and Research Libraries/Education & Behavioral Sciences Section Curriculum Mat
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Honors and Awards

  • PR Xchange Award, sponsored by the Library Leadership Administration and Management Association's Public Relations and Marketing Section of the American Library Association, 2015
  • Integrated Learning Resource Center Employee of the Month, Liberty University, VA, December 2012
  • Blackwell Scholar, Longwood University, Farmville, VA, 2009-2010
  • Liberty University Employee of the Month, Lynchburg, VA, March 2019
  • Jerry Falwell Library Employee of the Month, Lynchburg, VA, November 2016

Contact Information

Jerry Falwell Library
1971 University Blvd
MSC Box 710170
Lynchburg, VA 24515
Office Phone: (434) 592-4012


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