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Administration Department


The Administration Department is located on the first floor of the Library. The staff consists of two members, the Library Director - Dr. Joe F. Dahlstrom, who serves as director of library services for both Victoria College and the University of Houston-Victoria. The other staff member in this department is Administrative Secretary, Kathy Sullivan.
Circulation Department staff

Access Services

The Circulation Department is usually the first point of contact for the Library user. At the Library Circulation Desk, staff members issue and update Library ID cards, check out material, handle printing from the Reference area computers, and serve as a point of access for Library reserve materials. Circulation staff include Greg Garcia, Circulation Supervisor; Lori Williamson, Access Services Librarian; and Patsy Brown, Circulation Assistant.
Acquisitions Department


The Acquisitions Department is located in the lower level of the Library. This department is responsible for the ordering and receiving of library materials. The Head of Technical Services, Gail Crockett, has her office in this department. Staff members pictured here are Yolanda Perez, Technical Services Assistant; Darla Marthiljohni, Acquistions Assistant; and Gail Crockett, Head of Technical Services..
Cataloging Department

Cataloging & Documents

The Cataloging & Documents Department processes all library materials for the shelves. This department is located in the lower level of the Library and together with Acquisitions forms the Technical Services area. The Cataloging Department includes Technical Services Assistants Allyson Hibbard, Rebecca Holm, and Cataloging Librarian Laurie Neuerburg.
Instruction and Outreach Librarians

Instruction & Outreach

The Instruction & Outreach Department is responsible for information literacy initiatives, ensuring that students, faculty, staff, and other library patrons understand the full benefits of evaluating and using library resources for research and other information needs. Staff members are David Ticen, Bibliographic Instruction Librarian and Amanda Breu, Instruction & Outreach Librarian..
Media Center Staff

Media Center

The Media Center is located on the 2nd floor of the VC/UHV Library. A collection of over 6,000 media titles in various formats such as videocassettes, DVD, compact disc, CD-ROM, phonograph records, cassettes, audio books, and multimedia materials is housed in the Media Center. Staff members are Abraham Mendoza, Media Center Assistant; Jennifer Foster, Media Librarian; and Michael Guion, Media Center Technician.
Periodicals and ILL Department

Periodicals & Interlibrary Loan

The Periodicals Collection & Interlibrary Loan Department is located on the Second Floor. Staff members of the Interlibrary Loan Department includes Lou Ellen Callarman, Interlibrary Loan Associate and Victoria Brieske, Interlibrary Loan Associate. The Periodicals Collection consists of the Library's collection of magazines, journals, and newspapers retained in paper or microform.
VC/UHV Librarians

Public Services

Our Reference Department consists of nine librarians led by Karen Locher, who is the Library's Head of Public Services. During the hours the Library is open, a reference librarian is always on duty to help with questions from library users in person, by telephone, by email, and through online chat.
Web Services

Technology/Web Services

The Technology Department of the Library has 2 staff members - Karen Locher, Associate Director and Berika Williams, Web Services Librarian.
Victoria Regional History Center Staff

Victoria Regional History Center

The VRHC houses most of the library's books and journals about Texas and regional history. In addition, the VRHC maintains and makes available to researchers the archives of Victoria College and UH-Victoria, as well as historical manuscript collections obtained from individuals and organizations, and inactive county records for the seven counties in the Victoria area. The VRHC is located on the 2nd floor of the VC/UHV Library and is staffed by Sheron Barnes, Special Collections Librarian and Marie Adcock. Archives Assistant. The Photograph Collection, also a part of the VRHC, is located in the basement of the library and is managed by photographer Bob Allen.
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