Graduation

Staff

The library staff does much more than just store and organize books and other information. We are here to help you find the information you need and to assist you with your research needs. Nothing makes us happier than to be able to help you succeed as a student. If you are wondering who to contact regarding various services and resources, please refer to the list below.

 

Library Director

Abigail Durkee

Abigail provides oversight to all the functions of the library and leads the staff in providing excellent and efficient service to students and faculty. Abigail also manages the institutional archives and plans information literacy for library users. Contact Abigail if you have questions about library operations, the archives, or wish to plan an information literacy session.

Circulation Clerks

Kaitlyn Driscoll, Emily Duffield, Chiante Duncan, Zeke McMurtry, and Josiah Nelson.
You will find one of these people staffing the circulation desk during the evening and on the weekend. They are present to assist you with borrowing and returning items. Feel free to ask them any questions that you may have and they will help you or direct you to someone who can help you.

Library Supervisor

Carla Hoffmann

Carla is responsible for cataloguing new material in the library. Contact Carla if you would like to interlibrary loan a book or journal article. Carla also serves as the library proofreader for seminary theses.

Library Assistant

Tim Lenko

Tim assists with library circulation and processes incoming serial issues among many other responsibilities. Contact Tim if you have questions about items placed on reserve.

Bookstore Associate

Sara Reimer

Sara is responsible for textbook sales in the bookstore and library acquisitions. Contact her if you have questions about our textbook store. .  Email bookstore@briercrest.ca

Bookbinder

Chiante Duncan

Chiante binds back issues of many of our journals. She also assists with book repair.

 

I came to Briercrest as a mature student who was very new to the faith. While I am grateful for the formal learning experiences, the relationships I formed here are what really breathed life into what I was studying.
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