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About Melissa Cast-Brede

Dr. Melissa Cast-Brede joined the University of Nebraska at Omaha in 2001 as the Education/Psychology Reference Librarian. Since 2005, she has also served as an Adjunct Instructor in the College of Education. Prior to joining UNO, Dr. Cast-Brede served as the Director of Member Services at the Association of College and Research Libraries of the American Library Association, as the Reference Librarian/Education Resource Coordinator at Northeastern State University, and as Reference/Library Instruction Librarian at the University of Central Oklahoma.
Dr. Cast-Brede earned a B.A. in American Studies from Grinnell College, a M.A. in Library and Informational Science from University of Missouri-Columbia, and a Ph.D. from the School of Library and Information Management. Her areas of expertise include library science, collection development, and copyright.

Positions

Present Professor, University of Nebraska at Omaha
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Present Young Adult Library Services Association, Organizations & Affiliations
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Present Association of Library Services for Children, Organizations & Affiliations
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Present Association of College & Research Libraries, Organizations & Affiliations
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Present Nebraska Library Association, Organizations & Affiliations
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Present American Library Association, Organizations & Affiliations
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Present Adjunct Instructor, University of Nebraska at Omaha
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Present Education/Psychology Reference Librarian, University of Nebraska at Omaha
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Curriculum Vitae




Honors and Awards

  • College & University Section, Nebraska Library Association
  • Research Grant ALA-FIL Free Pass Program Participant

Courses

  • Young Adult Literature
  • Research & Inquiry
  • Collection Development
  • Intro to Library Services


Contact Information

Criss Library
Omaha, NE 68182
(402) 554-4180


Articles (5)

Unpublished Papers (1)

Presentations (1)

Dissertation (1)