Iowa: A Literary Landscape
Endnote: About the Bibliographers
|Kristy Raine is
Reference Librarian and Archivist at Mount Mercy University. Her
workplace duties include reference service, researching and developing the
Busse Library electronic book series, designing and updating Busse
Library webpages, bibliographic instruction, and maintaining the university archives. Following her
undergraduate education at Huntingdon College in Montgomery, Alabama, she
moved to Iowa and received a masters degree in English from Iowa State
University and a masters in Library and Information Science degree from the
University of Iowa.
Linda Loos Scarth is the former Reference Librarian at Mount Mercy University. She provided reference service, taught information retrieval, evaluation and use, webpage construction, use of course management software and related topics, and built the Busse Library's web presence along with Marilyn Murphy and Kristy Raine. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, a masters from Pennsylvania State University, a doctorate from the University of Georgia, and her masters in Library and Information Science from the University of Iowa. Dr. Scarth reviews reference materials for several publications. Prior to coming to Mount Mercy University she taught at the university level in the U.S. and worked as a school counsellor in Australia. She is also a nature photographer.
Marilyn Murphy is the Director of Library Services at Mount Mercy University. She is the administrator of the campus' course management system, in addition to her duties as library director. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Northern Iowa, a masters in Library and Information Science from the University of Iowa, and a masters in Educational Technology from the University of Northern Iowa. She serves as Secretary on the Executive Board of the Iowa Library Association.
Jamie Byerly is a graduate student from the University of Iowa, who volunteered at Busse Library during the summer of 2016. Her efforts assembled content for the project's recent, significant expansion. Jamie received her undergraduate degree from Iowa Wesleyan University and will graduate in May 2017 with a Masters of Library and Information Science. Her career goals include working in reference, instruction, or circulation at a private, liberal arts college.
Iowa Literary Landscape
Appendix: Landscape Literature
Appendix: Poetry Sources
Appendix: Feature Films
Appendix: Electronic Works
Appendix: Audio Works
Appendix: Non-English Editions
Appendix: Iowa Folklore
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