Research Services news: Meet Jasmine Kirby, social sciences & humanities librarian.

Oct 10, 2017 |

Jasmine Kirby received her master’s degree in Library and Information Science from the University of Illinois in August 2017 and joined the University Library on Sept. 25, 2017, as a Social Sciences & Humanities Librarian. Kirby previously worked as a graduate assistant at Scholarly Commons, a digital scholarship center at the University of Illinois libraries, and she loves to explore the latest digital technologies to help people better conduct and present their research, with a special focus on digital humanities. Jasmine has completed extensive scholarship in the history of psychiatry and protests against violence research in the 1970s. She received a prestigious Spectrum Scholarship from the American Library Association in 2016.

At ISU, Jasmine serves as the librarian for Human Development & Family Studies as well as Psychology. She will teach library research classes and workshops, staff the Ask Us! service to answer library research questions, and order library materials for her assigned academic departments. Stop in and meet Jasmine (in Room 150 Parks Library) to chat about instruction and research needs. Email Jasmine or call 294-2849.