General Library Staff Information

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Dothan Campus

R. Terry Everett Hall
502 University Drive
Troy University
Dothan, AL 36303

Circulation Desk:

Telephone: 1-334-983-6556 Ext 1-331

Elizabeth Dill

Director of Library Services
Telephone: 1-334-983-6556 Ext 1-321
BSEd, University of Georgia, 1997
MFA, California Institute of the Arts, 2000
MLIS, Valdosta State University, 2012
DPA, Valdosta State University, In Progress

Olga Casey

olga casey
Technical Services Librarian
Telephone: 1-334-983-6556 Ext 1-325
MLIS, Louisiana State University, 2002
Radio-communication Engineer diploma,
Odessa Telecommunication Academy (Ukraine), 1987

Susan Echols

Library Assistant for Technical Services
Telephone: 1-334-983-6556 Ext 1-280
BS, Troy University, 2009
MBA, Troy University, 2011

Emily Hoekenga

Library Assistant
BM in Music Education, University of Montevallo, 2014
MSEd in Secondary Mathematics, Troy University, In Progress

Mary McCruter

Circulation - Library Assistant
Telephone: 1-334-983-6556 Ext 1-323

Martin Olliff, Ph.D.

martin olliff
Archivist and Associate Professor, History
Telephone: 1-334-983-6556 ext. 1-327
B.S., Auburn University, 1976
M.A., Auburn University, 1979
Ph.D., Auburn University, 1998

Tina Bernath

Archivist - Library Assistant
Telephone: 1-334-983-6556 Ext. 1-324

Diane Sowell

Archives Assistant
Telephone: 1-334-983-6556 Ext. 1-434

Montgomery Campus

The Rosa Parks Library
252 Montgomery Street
Montgomery, AL 36104
Telephone: 1-334-241-9576 Circulation Desk
Fax: 1-334-241-9590

Jeff Simpson

Interim Director
Circulation/Reference Librarian
Telephone: 1-334-241-9783

Alyssa Martin

Instruction/Reference Librarian
Telephone: 1-334-241-8601

Debbie West

Collection Development/Reference Librarian
Telephone: 1-334-241-5820

Demetha Bean

Library Assistant II
Telephone: 1-334-241-8603

Adrienne Knight

Library Assistant III
Telephone: 1-334-241-9784

Edwina Munson

Library Assistant
Telephone: 1-334-241-8605

Troy Campus


185 Luther Drive
Room 309 Wallace Hall Troy University
Troy, AL 36082
Fax: 1-334- 670-3694

Chris Shaffer, Ed.D.

chris shaffer
Dean of Libraries
Library/Wallace Hall Room 309
Telephone: 1-334-670-3263/3266

  • Ed.D, Educational Leadership, Policy, and Law, Alabama State University, 2014
  • MLIS, Library and Information Studies - University of Alabama, August 2005
  • Ed.S, Administration - Albany State University, May 2004
  • M.Ed, Social Studies Education - Augusta State University, May 1998
  • BA, History - Auburn University, August 1991
  • Small Grants and the Academic Library, Tennessee Libraries, vol. 62, n. 1, March 19, 2012, with co-authors Amanda Major, Jimmy Hull, and Jamey McGowin
  • Best Practices for Hiring Academic Librarians, The Southeastern Librarian, vol. 59, n. 3, September 23, 2011
  • Library Usage Trends and Needs of International Students, Behavioral and Social Sciences Librarian, vol. 29, n. 2, June 4, 2010, with co-authors Donna Miller and Lisa Vardaman
  • Native American Literature in Collection Development, Collection Building, vol. 26, n. 4, Oct, 2007
  • Japan Studies Institute Fellowship: Incorporating Japanese Studies into the Undergraduate Curriculum, American Association of State Colleges and Universities, June 2-20, 2008
  • Goethe Institute/Transatlantic Outreach Program, 2007

Maurice Tillery

Administrative Secretary
Telephone: 1-334-670-3266

Public Services

Reference Desk

Telephone: 1-334-670-3255
Fax: 1-334-670-3694

Jeff Simpson

Head of Public Services
Liason for: Art, Interpreter Training, Languages, Literature, Music, and Performing Arts
Telephone: 1-334-670-3257

Belinda Edwards

Interlibrary Loan Coordinator
Telephone: 1-334-670-3256

Rachel Hooper

Business Librarian
Liaison for: Business and Management, and Computer Science
Telephone: 1-334-670-3269

Jill McLaney

Library Assistant, Interlibrary Loan
Telephone: 1-334-670-3541

Jimmy "Kelly" Reeves

Librarian Assistant III
Telephone: 1-334-670-3255

Lisa Vardaman

Education/Instructional Media Librarian
Liaison for: Counseling, Education, and Psychology
Telephone: 1-334-670-3262

Brian Webb

Science Librarian
Liaison for: Hospitality, Sport, and Tourism Management; Kinesiology; Math; Nursing; and Science (Biology, Chemistry, Geology, etc.)
Telephone: 1-334-670-3198

Kelly Wilson

Social Sciences/Government Documents Librarian
Liaison for: Anthropology, Criminal Justice, History, Political Science, Public Administration, Social Work, and Sociology
Telephone: 1-334-670-3261

Technical Services

Fax: 1-334-670-3694

University Archives

TROY Online

Reference Desk
Telephone: 1-334-670-3255