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Teresa Doherty

Assistant Head for Information Services and Teaching and Learning Librarian

Assistant Professor
Research and Learning, Teaching, Learning, and Information

(804) 828-8658
James Branch Cabell Library, Room 103-A


  • M.L.I.S. Library and Information Science, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2008
  • B.A. Comparative Literature (French and English) and English Literature, VCU, 1985

Previous professional experience

  • Head, Information Services, VCU Libraries, 2013-2015
  • Interim Head, Media and Reserve Services, VCU Libraries 2011-2013
  • Head, Circulation and Information Services, VCU Libraries, 2007-2013
  • Freelance Fact-Checker, Encyclopedia Virginia, Virginia Foundation for the Humanities, 2007-2009
  • Library Specialist/Web Applications Team Member, VCU Libraries, 1999-2007

Selected presentations

Selected publications

Selected VCU Libraries service

  • Access Services Committee, Chair
  • Professional Development Committee, Chair, 2009-2010
  • VCU Libraries Staff Association, President, 2007-2008

Professional organizations

  • American Library Association
    • Intellectual Freedom Committee
  • Virginia Library Association
    • Intellectual Freedom Committee
    • Professional Development Forum, Virginia Library Leadership Academy Coordinator
    • Second Vice President 2015-17

Research interests

  • Patron access; intellectual freedom; automated access services

Community activities

  • America's Test Kitchen, recipe taster
  • County of Henrico Board of Elections: Assistant Precinct Chief (2007-2011)

VCU Libraries

James Branch Cabell Library Monroe Park Campus
901 Park Ave., Box 842033
Richmond, VA 23284-2033
Toll-free: (844) 352-7399
(804) 828-1111
All Libraries
Tompkins-McCaw Library MCV Campus
509 N. 12th St., Box 980582
Richmond, VA 23298-0582
Toll-free: (844) 352-7399
(804) 828-0636

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