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About Melissa (Kozel) Gains

Melissa (Kozel) Gains joined the Reference faculty of Albertsons Library at Boise State University in 2005. She has a Master's of Library Science from Emporia State University and a B.A. in Communication from Boise State University. Melissa's earlier experiences as a researcher for a consulting company and as a Business Librarian at Micron Technology in Boise, give her a unique perspective for her current responsibilities as library liaison to the departments of Accountancy, Economics, Information Technology and Supply Chain Management, and Marketing & Finance. In addition to her work with the Reference Department, Melissa has explored new ways to connect library resources to students through mobile technologies, promotional presentations at campus events, and providing onsite reference in the Business Building, at the Writing Lab, and the Student Success Center. She is active in the Idaho Library Association and the American Library Association, and shares her experience through presentations and publications.

Research Interests

Library Reference & Instruction and Business Librarianship

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  • UNIV 106: Library Research

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Presentations (4)

Selected Library Research Guides (3)