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New reference librarian comes to Penn State Fayette

9/17/2009 —
Carrie Girton is Penn State Fayette’s new reference and instruction librarian. Carrie GirtonGirton adds new levels of expertise to the library staff at Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus, which benefits students and library patrons. In her new role, Girton works with students and faculty with research resources for academic pursuits, but also helps anyone needing assistance in finding books, articles, and other reference information.

Girton says, “I look forward to building connections with students, faculty, staff and members of the local community. I want to help them connect to the library’s vast resources.”

Previously, Girton worked as an instruction library graduate assistant and reference library graduate assistant at Northern Kentucky University. She also edited six quarterly products for Standard Publishing, based in Cincinnati, Ohio. A member of the American Library Association, Girton received her master’s degree in library science from University of Kentucky.       

The Penn State Fayette library is open to the public. Community residents can easily obtain a library card and have access to the books in the Fayette campus library, as well as the Penn State library system, and the reference section. Individuals may also get a Day Pass, which allows the use one of the library’s many computers. Girton says she hopes more people in the community will discover Penn State Fayette’s excellent library, and emphasizes she’s there to assist anyone with questions.
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