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About Emily Asch, MLIS

Emily Asch, MLIS has enjoyed being the Director of Library and Archives since 2014. She came to St. Catherine University in 2008 as the Head of Technical Services. Her vision for the library is to be a space supporting and providing for interdisciplinary dialogue through resources, physical space, virtual presence, services, and staff. Student success is the primary focus of our work in the library, through research support, providing resources and tools wherever and whenever students and faculty need them. Emily has been in academic libraries for over 25 years and has a strong collections and systems background, but has had the privilege of supporting all parts of an academic library and is passionate about students and faculty succeeding in all academic and scholarly endeavors.


2014 - Present Director of Library and Archives, St. Catherine University Library

Curriculum Vitae

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Professional Service and Affiliations

2021 - Present Board Secretary, Catholic Research Resources Alliance
2021 - Present Board Member at-large, MnPALS
2019 - Present Board member, Catholic Research Resources Alliance
1999 - Present Member, American Library Association
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1999 - 2001 MLIS, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign ‐ Graduate School of Library and Information Science
1990 - 1994 BA, Earlham College ‐ History

Contact Information

2004 Randolph Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105

Collaborative Research (1)

Student and faculty collaborative research sponsored by University. We can provide links in the records of each of these to the articles, additional related work (NCUR presentations done solely by the students) so the entire picture can be presented.

Courses Taught (1)

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Presentations (6)

Articles (1)

Contributions to Books (2)