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Research Assistance: Welcome!


Gumberg Library

The Gumberg Library is staffed with a team of librarians to help you with your research needs.

Gumberg  librarians  have backgrounds in the areas of science, music, theology, communications, business, health sciences, and other disciplines. From this page you can schedule an appointment with a librarian that works with your department to get help with your research.


Looking for more ways to get help? Check out the following links for more information about the Gumberg Library such as library hours, library policies, frequently asked questions, and library events.

Marcia Rapchak, Instruction Librarian

Marcia Rapchak

Instruction Librarian


Liaison for the Communication & Rhetorical Studies department and the Women & Gender Studies program.

Gesina Phillips, Digital Scholarship Librarian

Gesina Phillips

Digital Scholarship Librarian


Electronic Theses and Dissertation Coordinator and Liaison for the History department.

Diana Sasso, Director of Information Services

Maureen Diana Sasso

Director of Information Services


Liaison to the Modern Languages and Sociology departments.

Rebekah Miller, STEM Librarian

Rebekah Miller

STEM Librarian


Liaison to the following departments:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Environmental Science
  • Forensic Science and Law
  • Physics

Erin Anthony, Online Learning Librarian

Erin Anthony

Online Learning STEM Librarian


Liaison for the Biomedical Engineering program.

Terra Merkey, Music Librarian

Terra Merkey

Music Librarian

Liaison for the Mary Pappert School of Music.

David Nolfi, Health Sciences Librarian

David A. Nolfi, MLS, AHIP

Health Sciences Librarian


Liaison to the following departments and programs:

  • Athletic Training
  • Health Management Systems
  • Physician Assistant program
  • Physical Therapy program
  • Speech Language Pathology
  • Rehabilitation Sciences
  • Mylan School of Pharmacy
  • Pre-Medical Professions
  • School of Nursing

Theodore Bergfelt, Humanities Librarian

Theodore Bergfelt

Humanities Librarian


Liaison to the following departments:

  • Classics
  • English
  • Philosophy
  • Theology
  • Center for Health Care Ethics

Chat Now!

Still have questions but not sure who to contact? Connect with a Gumberg librarian here! This online chat is provided by the Gumberg Reference Desk and is live during the following hours:

  • Mon-Thurs, 8 am - 9 pm
  • Friday, 8 am - 6 pm
  • Saturday, 10 am - 3 pm

Chat Online Here!

This guide was created by Kiera Mudry, MLIS.