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Note all phone numbers have the 217 area code.
 

Librarians

JoAnn Jacoby Department Head
244-1869
jacoby@illinois.edu

Kathleen Kern InfoDesk Team Leader & Reference Librarian
244-3604
katkern@illinois.edu

Jenny Emanuel Taylor Digital Resources & Reference Librarian 
244-3770 
emanuelj@illinois.edu

Mark Wardecker Visiting Reference Librarian & Interim Classics Librarian  
333-9297 
wardeckm@illinois.edu
 

Scholarly Commons

Merinda Hensley Instructional Services Librarian &  Co-Coordinator of Scholarly Commons 
244-1880
mhensle1@illinois.edu

Karen Hogenboom Numeric & Spatial Data Librarian
333-2472
hogenboo@illinois.edu

Carissa Phillips  Business and Finance Information Librarian
333-0169
choller@illinois.edu 

Sarah Shreeves IDEALS Coordinator & Co-Coordinator of Scholarly Commons 
244-3877
sshreeve@illinois.edu

James Whitacre GIS Specialist
333-0531
jvwhit@illinois.edu 


Academic Professionals & Staff

Sarah Christensen Visual Resources Curator 
333-3292 
schrstn@illinois.edu 

Wendy Gregory 
333-3615
gregory2@illinois.edu 


The Information Desk is also staffed by graduate assistants from the
University of Illinois Graduate School of Library and Information Science.