Melissa Logan

Circulation Supervisor

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Phone: 206.726.5062

Manages the daily operation of circulation services and supervises library student assistants. Handles class reserves, AV equipment coordination and stacks maintenance. Melissa studied Art History at the University of Oregon and worked as a student assistant in their Architecture & Allied Arts Library. Prior to coming to Cornish she worked for five years in the University of Washington Libraries system including two positions as Circulation Supervisor in both the Music Library and the Health Sciences Library.

Pamela Naylor

Library Specialist

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Phone: 206.726.5172

Catalogs books, scores, sound recordings and videos. Orders and receives new acquisitions; processes library materials; and helps cover the circulation desk. Pamela received her AAS Library Technician degree from Highline Community College. In addition she completed one year of music studies at the University of Washington and an extra year of personal enrichment courses at HCC. She worked over four years as a cataloger for the Seattle Community College Library System before coming to Cornish.

Bridget Nowlin

Curator of Visual Resources

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Phone: 206.726.5126

Manages the use and development of the Image Collections. Maintains the image, print and art collection databases, oversees image production, provides reference service, and coordinates the burgeoning college archive. Supervises student assistants. Available for reference and research questions. Bridget received her MA in Museology, with an Art and Art Education focus, from the University of Washington. She has a BA in Art, with a Photography focus, from the University of Nevada, Reno, and has exhibited her photography in Washington, California and Nevada. She is currently pursuing an MLiS at the University of Washington. Bridget also teaches on occasion in the Cornish Art and Design departments as well as for the Photographic Center Northwest and is the Registrar for the Monsen Collection. She belongs to the Visual Resources Association and the Society for Photographic Education.

Megan Smithling

Librarian

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Phone: 206.726.5129

Provides reference service and information literacy instruction. Responsible for serials management, class reserves and interlibrary loan. Assists with collection development and title selection. Available for reference and research questions. Megan received her Master of Library and Information Science degree from the University of Washington. She also earned an MFA in Dramaturgy from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and graduated from the University of Scranton with a BA in English and Philosophy.

Hollis Near

Director of Library Services

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Phone: 206.726.5040

Directs the operations of campus library services. Provides reference service and information literacy instruction. Responsible for collection development, database licenses and acquisition of new titles. Administers the online library system. Develops and maintains the content of the Cornish Library web pages. Available for reference and research questions. Hollis received her Master of Library and Information Science degree from the University of Washington and BA in Music from Antioch College in Yellow Springs, Ohio with an emphasis in music history, early music and voice. She belongs to the Association of College and Research Libraries, the Theatre Library Association, and is active in the local chapters of the Music Library Association and the Art Libraries Society of North America.