(574) 631-6318


Manager, User Services
(574) 631-6824 | | 161D Hesburgh Library

Serving as a member of the leadership team for the Teaching, Research, and User Services Program; oversees the library services for the Hesburgh Library and seven (7) branch locations. Primary liaison to various programs and units throughout the Libraries involved in providing customer service and library services. Direct, coordinate, and influence planning efforts around areas such as statewide resource sharing; creation of local borrowing privileges; and other emerging trends in library services.

The User Services unit encompasses many aspects of library public services for the Notre Dame community, its visitors, and research partners.

  • The circulation services assist users with the location and circulation of library materials in a multitude of formats (print, electronic, music, media, and microtext).
  • The Reserves team processes items for instructors, making course materials available to students in either physical or electronic format, in accordance with U.S. copyright law.
  • Stacks management is responsible for maintaining the orderly condition of a collection that far surpasses the 3 million volumes Father Theodore Hesburgh envisioned back in 1960.
  • Document Delivery service provides materials, that are held by the Hesburgh libraries, to current Notre Dame Faculty, staff and students to help them meet their research needs in a timely manner.
  • Finally, but not lastly, the Interlibrary Loan Lending service provides Hesburgh Library materials to help other library institutions meet their constituents research needs.

Bachelor of Liberal Studies, Purdue University; Certificate in Paralegal Studies, Indiana University


Supervisor, Reserves and Interlibrary Loan Lending
(574) 631-6188 | | | | 161B Hesburgh Library

Library Annex Assistant
574-631-8924 | | Library Annex

Working as a team member within the Teaching, Research, and User Services Program, Kara will work to transfer material from the Hesburgh Libraries into the Hesburgh Library’s Annex.


Supervisor, Circulation Services
(574) 631-4584 | | 161A Hesburgh Library

Michele is responsible for the supervision of staff in the Circulation Services Subunit | User Services Unit | Teaching, Research and User Services Program. Staff in this subunit are responsible for providing library services at six unique branch locations; Architecture, Business, Chemistry-Physics, Engineering, Mathematics, Music and two Hesburgh service points, the first floor Circulation, and lower level Reserves, Microtext and Media Services desks.


Supervisor, Document Delivery and Stacks Management
(574) 631-4566 | | 161C Hesburgh Library

As Supervisor of the Document Delivery and Stacks Managemente Subunit | User Services Unit | Teaching, Research and User Services Program, Clara is responsible for the day-to-day management of these two subunit service areas.

  • Document Delivery is responsible for lending and delivery of Hesburgh Libraries circulating materials to the Notre Dame community as well as to the other Michiana Academic Library Consortium (MALC) institutions of St. Mary’s, Holy Cross, and Bethel Colleges. The Document Delivery service also provides electronic article scans to the Notre Dame faculty, administrators and Grads
  • Stacks Management is responsible for all activities related to maintaining neat, orderly and easily accessible collections.

Excellent patron service is the core of our team and Clara guides and assists staff to meet this objective. In collaboration with Tracey Morton, Frontline Services Manager, she sets goals and direction for the team to ensure quality service.

Contact Clara regarding any questions or concerns related to Document Delivery or Stacks Management issues.