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Library Staff Directory: Home

Library Mission and Values

Mission Statement: Creating personal learning experiences that inspire students to explore, create and thrive.

Core Values: Deliver useful and responsive service   Provide and advocate for equitable access   Manage resources for sustainability and transparency

Staff Directory

For general library assistance or inquiries, please email
A staff member will reply within 24 business hours.

Elizabeth Novicki (she/her/hers)
Director, Salem Academy & College Libraries
(336) 917-5417

See Elizabeth for: budget, donations, policies, and copyright.

Donna Rothrock, Ed.D. (she/her/hers)
Archivist and Acquisitions Librarian
(336) 917-5475

See Donna for: archives & special collections, purchase recommendations, and liaison departments.

Schedule a personal research appointment with Donna

Keri O'Hern. (they/them/theirs)
Student Success & Instruction Librarian

See Keri for: Research aids, instructional design, and liaison departments.

Kenny Arnold (he/him/his)
Access Services Supervisor
(336) 721-2649

See Kenny for: circulation service, interlibrary loan, course reserves, library printing/scanning, and library building facilities.

Terry Collins (he/him/his)
Archives & Acquisitions Specialist
(336) 917-5423

See Terry for: archives & special collections, print periodicals, and stacks maintenance.

Cait Whitehead (she/her/hers)
Library Services & QUEST Center Coordinator
(336) 917-5420

See Cait Sunday-Thursday evenings for access services and QUEST Center assistance.

Schedule a personal research appointment with Cait

For general library assistance or inquiries, please email
A staff member will reply within 24 business hours.

Academic Department Liaisons

Programs Liaison Librarian
Art, Art History, and Design Donna Rothrock
Biology Elizabeth Novicki
Business Administration Keri O'Hern
Chemistry and Physics     Elizabeth Novicki
Communication and Media Studies     Keri O'Hern
English and Professional Writing     Keri O'Hern
Exercise Science and Wellness     Elizabeth Novicki
Health Advocacy and Humanitarian Systems     Keri O'Hern
Health Communication     Keri O'Hern
Health Humanities     Keri O'Hern
Health Sciences    

Elizabeth Novicki

History     Cait Whitehead
Mathematics and Computer Studies     Elizabeth Novicki
Modern Languages     Keri O'Hern
School of Music     Donna Rothrock
Nonprofit Management and Community Leadership     Keri O'Hern
Political Science     Keri O'Hern
Psychological Science     Keri O'Hern
Religious Studies     Cait Whitehead
Salem Impact / First Year Students     Keri O'Hern
Sociology and Criminal Studies     Keri O'Hern
Teacher Education and Graduate Studies     Donna Rothrock