(574) 631-2987


Head, Research Services
(574) 631-2987 | | 153 Hesburgh Library

As Unit Head for Research Services in the Teaching, Research & User (TRU) Services program, Monica collaborates with faculty and staff to provide information and support related to scholarly communication issues that affect researchers. She is the liaison to the Graduate School and also serves as the library liaison to the French department. She earned her master’s degree in library and information science from Syracuse University.


Engineering Librarian
(574) 631-5070 | | 142 Hesburgh Library

Reference and Instructional Services Assistant
+1 574 631 4039 | | 150A Hesburgh Library

Reference and Instructional Services Assistant
Supervisor, Ask Us Desk

M.L.I.S, Brigham Young University
Archives and Academic Library focus
Honors B.A., University of Utah
English Literature and Medieval History

As the Reference & Instructional Services Assistant, Helen:

Supervises the Ask Us Desk at the Hesburgh Library:

  • Recruits, hires, trains, schedules, and supervises student employees
  • Coordinates and maintains the schedule of backup librarian assistance
  • Provides high level research assistance to faculty, students, and staff
  • Provides library technology assistance, including printing, computer and scanning help
  • Conducts library research consultations, including for the Academic Services for Student-Athletes

Collects, reports and analyzes reference and library consultation statistical data for the Hesburgh Libraries
Provides backup for Circulation Desk, performing most circulation duties as needed
Provides evening and weekend assistance, support, and supervision for the Hesburgh Library, Circulation Desk and library IT department
Coordinates the St. Joseph County Public Library Leisure Reading Collection and the SJCPL One Book, One Michiana Program

Committees, Teams and Organizations:

  • Co-Chair of the Library Service Desk Team
  • Member of the LibGuides Management Team
  • Member of the Statistical Tracking Team
  • Member of the Hesburgh Library Staff Advocacy Committee (HLSAC)
  • Member of the Christmas Party Planning Committee
  • Member of the Research Services Unit
  • Treasurer, University of Notre Dame Epsilon Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa

Global Affairs and Sociology Librarian
(574) 631-5176 | | 141 Hesburgh Library

Jessica Kayongo is the Global Affairs and Sociology Librarian. As the subject liaison, she provides library instruction and library research assistance and manages the library's resources and collections in these areas.


Theology and Philosophy Librarian
(574) 631-6663 | | 146 Hesburgh Library

As the Theology/Philosophy Librarian, Alan is responsible for the development and management of the theology and philosophy collections in all formats, including book, serial, electronic, microfilm, and photographic. He selects theology and philosophy materials for acquisition, performs advanced reference services, and provides subject bibliographic instruction, as well as selecting and organizing web resources in theology and philosophy in order to help expand Notre Dame's digital programs and services.