Laura W. Gariepy
Head, Teaching, Learning and Information
Research and Learning, Teaching, Learning, and Information
James Branch Cabell Library, Room 121S
Laura Gariepy oversees teaching and learning initiatives and point-of-need services that further information literacy and research skills of new researchers at James Branch Cabell Library. This includes oversight of the library's 24-hour service desk that offers circulation and research assistance. She is interested in the role librarians play in undergraduate education and pedagogy and service quality in academic libraries. Laura holds a Masters of Science in Library Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a B.S. in sociology from Appalachian State University, Boone, NC. She is pursuing a doctorate in Educational Research and Evaluation at VCU focusing on the impact of academic libraries on undergraduate student success and the quality of service in academic libraries.