Skip to main content

About Kristine R. Brancolini

I have been Dean of the Library since 2006. Prior to coming to LMU I worked at Indiana University Bloomington, where I held several positions, including Head of Media and Reserve Services/Film Studies Librarian and Director of the Digital Library Program. My research at Indiana University spanned media librarianship and digital library development. My current research focuses on librarians as researchers. I am especially interested in the role of research self-efficacy in research productivity and administrative/institutional support for librarian-researchers. In 2013, Marie Kennedy and I developed a research-based, grant-funded continuing education program for academic and research librarians, the Institute for Research Design in Librarianship ( We continue to study research success factors in order to improve IRDL, now in its second iteration IRDL-2, for participants, as well as contribute to the body of knowledge regarding these factors.


Present Dean of the Library, Loyola Marymount University William H. Hannon Library

Enter a valid date range.

Enter a valid date range.

Contact Information

1 LMU Drive, MS8200
Los Angeles, CA 90045
Phone: 310.338.4593


Librarian Researchers (7)

This category includes my research on the development of academic librarians as researchers. It includes the research that informed the creation of the Institute of Research Design in Librarianship (IRDL), a continuing education program that I co-direct, and the research that has come out of the institute.

Digital Libraries (13)

Indexes (3)

Outcomes Based Evaluation (1)

Grant Proposals (7)