Jennifer Parker is an Associate Librarian and has served as the head of the Architecture Library since August 2008. In addition, she is the Co-Director of the Historic Urban Environments Lab at Notre Dame (HUE/ND) which strives to provide virtual access to unique library materials focused on the built environment through new technologies. She received a Master’s Degree from the University of Virginia and a Master’s in Library Science from the University of Maryland. Prior to the position at Notre Dame she served as Art and Architecture Librarian for the University of Colorado at Boulder and as the Architectural Image Collection Manager for the University of Virginia’s Fiske Kimball Fine Arts Library. Her research and practices focus on combining physical and virtual library materials to better integrate library resources into the current academic curriculum.
As Special Collections Librarian, Robichaud is responsible for rare books, special collections, and archival materials in the Architecture Library and the Institute for Latino Studies’ Samora Library. Robichaud holds a Masters in Science in Library Science from the Catholic University of America, where she concentrated in Cultural Heritage Information Management, specializing in archival studies and rare book librarianship. Her training in libraries and archives is complemented by her background in art and architectural history having studied both at the Johns Hopkins University (MA) and Concordia University (BA). Robichaud is an active participant in the Art Libraries Society of North America and is a member of the Art Libraries Section Standing Committee for the International Federation of Library Associations.