Katherine Ann Furlong
Director of Library/University Librarian
Office Location: 514 University Ave
BA, Univ of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh
MLS, Univ of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh
Furlong is director of the Blough/Weis Library and university librarian. Previous professional positions include director for access & technical services at Lafayette College, where she also served as project manager for Lafayette’s $22 million expansion and renovation of Skillman Library. Furlong’s other positions include instruction coordinator and reference librarian at Gettysburg College and user education/electronic resources librarian at the University of Maine at Farmington.
Furlong is a co-investigator of the MISO survey out of Bryn Mawr College. She has participated in the Frye Leadership Institute (2011), the ACRL/Harvard Leadership Institute (2006) and the Institute for Information Literacy. She has written and presented extensively on library administration, management and instruction. She has served as president of the local chapter of ACRL and is presently the president of the board for the Pennsylvania Interlibrary Delivery Service.