Carrie Bishop

Associate Professor
Access and Media Services Librarian

Office Location

Stapleton Library 104


Carrie Bishop is the Access and Media Services Librarian and serves as personal librarian for students in Communications Media, Journalism and Public Relations, and the Academy of Culinary Arts. She works to support the research and information needs of all students, whether they are learning on-campus or at a distance/online, by ensuring they have equitable access to the library’s collections and services. She spends much of her time designing and delivering library instruction in online courses and building online instructional materials like videos tutorials, and research guides that students can access anytime, from anywhere!

Carrie joined the IUP Libraries in April 2015. Previously she worked as reference and instruction librarian at Penn State DuBois and information literacy coordinator at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown. Her research lies at the intersections of online learning, instructional design, information literacy, and educational media.

Subject Specialist / Personal Librarian for

  • Communications Media
  • Journalism and Public Relations
  • Academy of Culinary Arts
  • Regional campus libraries

Research Guides


  • MA, Instructional Design and Technology, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 2018
  • MS, Library Science, Clarion University of Pennsylvania, 2003
  • BA, English and Journalism, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 2001
  • Curriculum vitae