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 COVID-19 Update

The Cowan - Blakley Memorial Library is currently closed.                                                               

If you need assistance, please email reference@udallas.edu.

You may schedule a virtual appointment with a librarian for research assistance. Please email if you need access to print materials; more information is available on our COVID-19 library guide.

For the latest updates from the Cowan-Blakley Memorial Library visit our COVID-19 library guide. Visit our YouTube channel for college-specific updates on library services and resources. 

Contact Information

Departmental Contacts

Reference 972-721-5315 reference@udallas.edu
Circulation 972-721-5329 circulation@udallas.edu
Library Administration 972-721-5328 chohertz@udallas.edu
Interlibrary Loan 972-721-5057  
Acquisitions 972-721-4122 dhathaw@udallas.edu
Cataloging 972-721-4131 kpowell@udallas.edu 
Serials 972-721-4130 svaughan@udallas.edu
Systems and Technology 972-721-5282 rmwilliams@udallas.edu


Personnel Contacts

Nettie Baker Librarian Emeritus (retired)   email
Elizabeth Belyeu Interlibrary Loan Coordinator 972-721-5057 email
Zannah Buck Reference Librarian  972-721-5075 email
Trang Crider (on leave) Lead Circulation Coordinator (on leave)    
Shelley Gayler-Smith Archives and Cataloging Librarian 972-721-5397 email
Chrisshele Griffin Administrative Assistant 972-721-5328 email
Deborah Hathaway Acquisitions Librarian 972-721-4122 email
Cherie Hohertz Dean of University Libraries 972-721-5040 email
Jeffrey Khan Evening Services Manager 972-721-5329 email
Emma May Circulation Coordinator 972-721-5329 email
Kristie Powell Cataloging Librarian 972-721-4031 email
Ron Scrogham Reference Librarian 972-721-5350 email
Shawn Sieve Acquisitions Assistant 972-721-5371 email
Sylvia Thenayan Circulation/Reference Librarian 972-721-4030 email
Susan Vaughan Serials Librarian 972-721-4130 email
Lely White Cataloging Librarian 972-721-5310 email
Reina Williams Associate Dean of University Libraries 972-721-5282 email
Lauren Younger Head of Public Services 972-721-4128 email

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You Can Do What with a (Spanish) Degree?

His first step was to enroll in physician’s assistant school at Baylor’s College of Medicine, a career trajectory to which he had aspired since his early childhood. Nowadays, Jonathan Cunningham, BA ’17, is dedicated to the vocational pursuit of comfort and healing at MD Anderson in Houston, among the largest cancer treatment centers in the U.S., where he was once a chemotherapy patient himself.

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History Alumnus Heads National Catholic Bioethics Center

During his Rome semester in 1991, Joseph Meaney, BA '93, with his friends (now Father) Kevin Cook, BA '94, and (now Texas State Representative and UD Trustee) Tan Parker, BA '93, attended a private Mass with Pope St. John Paul II. Several weeks earlier, they had hand-delivered a letter to the Swiss Guards outside St. Peter's requesting the Mass and including their contact information; at last, they'd received the phone call instructing them to be at the Bronze Gates at 5 a.m.

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