Science Librarian

  • Chris ClouserChris Clouser is IUP’s science librarian. The science librarian provides reference services, collection development, library instruction, and research support to the students and faculty of the Kopchick College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics. The goal of the science librarian is to meet the information needs of the scientific community at IUP.

    The science collection at IUP contains more than 40,000 volumes, 2,200 journals, and more than 500 movies and video recordings covering all of the scientific disciplines. The collection continually is updated, through collaboration between the science faculty and IUP Libraries, to make sure the science collection is modern and relevant to the latest research from around the world.

    Subject Responsibilities

    Clouser is the subject bibliographer for the following disciplines:

    • Biology
    • Biochemistry
    • Chemistry
    • Computer Science
    • Geoscience
    • Mathematics
    • Physics

    Science Librarian Services

    • Book purchasing and collection management
    • Evaluation and recommendation of new journals
    • Evaluation/selection of new databases and electronic materials
    • Library instruction/orientation sessions
    • Individual reference and research support for students and faculty
    • Workshops and training on library resources
    • Creation of research guides for the sciences

    Contact Information

    Office: Stapleton Library Room 108

    Phone: 724-357-5697