American History Librarian and Curator
Interim Head, Rare Books and Special Collections
(574) 631-1575 | | 102 Hesburgh Library

Rachel Bohlmann is American History Librarian and Curator of North Americana. She is the subject specialist for American history, American Studies, journalism, and Gender Studies. She has an undergraduate degree from Valparaiso University; an MTS in religion from Harvard Divinity School; an MS in library and information science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; and PhD in American history from the University of Iowa.


Sports Archivist
Sports Archivist
(574) 631-1952 | | 102 Hesburgh Library

Greg Bond is the Sports Archivist for Hesburgh Libraries and the Curator of the Joyce Sports Research Collection. He has appointments in Rare Books and Special Collections and in University Archives. He is also the subject specialist for Sports Studies, and he is Affiliated with the Sport, Media, and Culture Minor. He received both his PhD in American History and his MLS from the University of Wisconsin–Madison. His research focuses on the history of American sports with a particular focus on the history of the sporting experiences of African Americans.


Library Assistant III
(574) 631-5636 | | 102 Hesburgh Library

Media Digitization Specialist
(574) 631-8694 | | 203 Hesburgh Library

Amanda Gulley is the Media Digitization Specialist. Her primary focus is producing digital surrogates from a variety of still image, text, and other formats according to established standards to meet Hesburgh Libraries' goals for digitizing internal resources. She consults on digital projects especially involving logistical concerns related to digital files (masters, primary, access), and accompanying structural and technical metadata. She is the primary user of the Libraries’ Kirtas APT book scanner and would be happy to give you a demonstration.

Amanda has a Master's in Library Science and a Bachelor's in Sociology from the University of Missouri-Columbia.


Curator, Ancient and Medieval Manuscripts
(574) 631-6489 | | 102 Hesburgh Library


  • Ph.D., Greek and Latin, The Ohio State University
  • M.A., Greek and Latin, The Ohio State University
  • B.A., Greek and Latin with distinction in Classics, The Ohio State University

Current Research Interests

  • Commentaries of Arnulf of Orléans
  • Medieval Reception of Ovid's Metamorphoses

Works In Progress

  • A critical edition of Arnulf of Orléans's grammatical and allegorical commentary to Ovid's Metamorphoses.
  • Descriptive Catalogue of the Greek Manuscripts of the University of Notre Dame.

Edited Volumes

  • co-editor with Harald Anderson, Between the Text and the Page: Studies on the Transmission of Medieval Ideas in Honour of Frank T. Coulson. Toronto: Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, 2020.


Articles & Book Chapters

  • “New Manuscript Evidence for Adenet le Roi’s Berte as grans piés,” Medium Aevum, 89.1 (2020): 50-77.
  • “A Prose Summary of Ovid’s Metamorphoses from Fourteenth-Century Italy: Vatican City, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Ross. 228,” in Between the Text and the Page: Studies on the Transmission of Medieval Ideas in Honour of Frank T. Coulson, eds. H. Anderson – D. T. Gura, 165-207. Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, 2020.
  • "A Ninth-Century Fragment of Basil of Caesarea's De Spiritu sancto and a Lost Majuscule Codex," Byzantion 89 (2019): 243-274.
  • "The Ovidian Allegorical Schoolbook: Arnulf of Orléans and John of Garland Take Over a Thirteenth-Century Manuscript," Pecia 20 (2017): 7-43.
  • K.V. Manukyan, B.J. Guerin, E.J. Stech, A. Aprahamian, M. Wiescher, D.T. Gura, Z.D. Schultz, “Multiscale X-ray Fluorescence Mapping Complemented by Raman Spectroscopy for Pigment Analysis of a 15th-century Breton Manuscript,” Analytical Methods 8 (2016): 7696-7701.
  • “Living with Ovid: The Founding of Arnulf of Orléans' Thebes,” in Manuscripts of the Latin Classics 800-1200, ed. Erik Kwakkel. 131-166. Leiden: Leiden University Press, 2015.
  • “A Hitherto Unknown Book of Hours from the Amiénois: Notre Dame,Saint Mary’s College, Cushwa-Leighton Library, MS 3: or the Le Féron-Grisel Hours,” Manuscripta 56 (2012): 227-268.
  • “From the Orléanais to Pistoia: the Survival of the Catena Commentary,” Manuscripta 54 (2010): 171-188.

Exhibitions & Installations

Upcoming Courses

  • Medieval Latin (Summer 2020)
  • Greek Paleography (Fall 2020)

Russian and East European Studies Librarian
Librarian, Rare Books and Special Collections
(574) 631-3009 | | 102 Hesburgh Library

Natasha Lyandres is the head of Rare Books and Special Collections Department. She is also the Russian and East European Studies librarian. Natasha studied Art History at Moscow State University before receiving a Master of Library and Information Science degree from San Jose State University.

Visual Resources Curator
(574) 631-4273 | | 1136 Hesburgh Library

Master of Science in Education, Indiana University

Bachelor of Science in Art Education, Penn State University

Through the Visual Resources Center, Denise provides digitization and access to visual materials and services to web design, data visualization, copyright and general support for visual technologies. She promotes and advocates the use of digital materials, presentation tools and social networking technologies through digital services and workshops. Denise oversees the development, creation and management of a large digital collection that supports the teaching and research needs to College of Arts and Letters affiliates. As an instructor, she offers and develops visual literacy sessions to better integrate the use of digital content for curriculum content and student media rich assignments.

She is a member of the Visual Resources Association.


Special Collections Digital Project Specialist
(574) 631-5610 | | 102 Hesburgh Library

Sara Weber is the Digital Project Specialist within Rare Books and Special Collections (RBSC). Her primary focuses are the digitization of rare materials held by Hesburgh Libraries for research, publishing and web use, and the design and management of all RBSC websites. Sara also provides graphic design for RBSC exhibitions, outreach and websites, serves as a consultant for initiatives that involve RBSC content, provides primary on-site technical and maintenance support for Mac computers within the department, and provides support for faculty and staff using the technology in the RBSC digital seminar room.

Sara has a Master of Arts in Art History from the University of Notre Dame ('00), and a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting and a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics from Siena Heights University ('95).


Senior Library Specialist
574-631-9097 |