LIBRARY

College Liaison Librarians

College of Applied and Natural Sciences — vacant

  • Agricutural Sciences
  • School of Biological Sciences
  • School of Forestry
  • Health Information Management
  • School of Human Ecology
  • Division of Nursing

 

College of Business — Mrs. Sue McFadden

  • School of Accountancy
  • Economics and Finance
  • Management and Information
  • Marketing and Analysis

Mrs. Sue McFadden

Mrs. Sue McFadden
Assistant Professor
College of Business Liaison Librarian

Contact Information
Phone:318-257-2273
Fax: 318-257-2579
Email: sumac@latech.edu

Education
B.A. English, Louisiana Tech University
M.S. Library Science, University of Mississippi

Job Responsibilities

  • Liaison to the College of Business in the following areas:
  • Collection development
  • Evaluating Business Web sites
  • Arranging trials of electronic databases
  • Serve as reference and research consultant at Prescott Library’s information desk

 

College of Education — Mrs. Lynell S. Buckley

  • Curriculum, Instruction, and Leadership
  • Health and Exercise Sciences
  • Psychology and Behavioral Sciences

Mrs. Lynell S. Buckley

Mrs. Lynell S. Buckley
Associate Professor
Education Liaison Librarian

Contact Information
Phone: 318-257-2269
Fax: 318-257-2579
Email: nell@latech.edu

Education
B.A., English Education
M.A., English Education
M.L.S., University of Mississippi

Professional Associations
Louisiana Library Association
Association of College & Research Libraries

Job Responsibilities

  • Coordinate Reference Department activities
  • Develop and manage collections in Education and Psychology
  • Provide Library Instruction for Education and Psychology
  • Serve as Reference and Research consultant at Library Information Desk

Areas of Interest and Research

  • Library Instruction
  • Plain English Writing
  • Improving Reference methods

 

College of Engineering and Science — Mr. Kevin Cuccia

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Mathematics and Statistics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Physics

Mr. Kevin Cuccia

Mr. Kevin Cuccia
Assistant Professor
College of Engineering and Science Librarian

Contact Information
Phone:318-257-2270
Fax: 318-257-2579
Email: kevinc@latech.edu

Education

  • B.A. – French, University of New Orleans
  • B.A. – Spanish, Louisiana Tech University
  • M.L.I.S., Louisiana State University

Professional Associations
Louisiana Library Association

Job Responsibilities
Liaison to College of Engineering and Science in the following areas:

  • Collection Development
  • Bibliographic Instruction
  • Research Consultation
  • Reference assistance at the Information Desk

Community Associations

  • Academic Advisor to Phi Kappa Phi Fraternity
  • Advisory Board for ACTS (Association of Catholic Tech Students)
  • Advisor for Lamda Sigma Sophomore Honor Society
  • Ruston Community Theatre
  • Board of Directors Friends of the Library-Lincoln Parish, President
  • PSR Teacher St. Thomas Aquinas Church St. Vincent de Paul Society

Personal Interests

  • Photography
  • Local Humor
  • Performing at the Dixie Theater

 

College of Liberal Arts — Mr. Boris Teske

  • General Studies
  • Professional Aviation
  • School of Communication
  • School of Design
  • School of History and Social Sciences
  • School of Literature and Language
  • School of Performing Arts

Mr. Boris Teske

Mr. Boris Teske
Assistant Professor
College of Liberal Arts Liaison Librarian

Contact Information
Phone: 318-257-2992
Fax: 318-257-2579
Email: teskeb@latech.edu

Education

  • B.A. English; History, with Honors in English, Whitman College
  • M.A. History, University of North Carolina
  • M.S. Library Science, University of North Carolina

Job Responsibilities

  • Develop, assess and manage research collections for Liberal Arts
  • Provide research consultation and support research education
  • Provide information and library instruction services

Areas of Interest and Research

  • “The Royal Physician Botanists, Medicinal Plants, and Pharmacy in French Colonial Louisiana,” paper presented to the Louisiana Historical Association, Shreveport LA, March 2017
  • “Live Oaking in French Colonial Louisiana: Naval Timber for 74-Cannon Ships of the Line,” paper presented to the Louisiana Historical Association, Baton Rouge LA, March 2016
  • “Judge Henry Bry, Promoter of Sericulture in Antebellum Louisiana,” paper presented to the Louisiana Historical Association, Hammond LA, March 2014
  • Libraries and Student Persistence at Southern Colleges and Universities,” co-authored with Dexter Cahoy and Michael DiCarlo, Reference Services Review 41 no. 2 (Spring 2013): 266-279
  • “The ‘Colonial Machine’: The Royal Physician Botanist Louis Prat’s Experiments in Ginning Louisiana Cotton,” paper presented to the Louisiana Historical Association, Alexandria LA, March 2013
  • “Enlightenment Science in French Colonial Louisiana: The Royal Physician Botanist Jean Prat and the Wax Myrtle,” paper presented to the Louisiana Historical Association, Lafayette LA, March 2011; and invited presentation to the 18th Annual Williams Research Center Symposium, “Seeking the Unknown: Perspectives on Louisiana’s Natural History.” The Historical New Orleans Collection, New Orleans LA, February 2013
  • Information and Communication Technology Literacy among First-Year Honors and Non-Honors Students: An Assessment,” co-authored with Brian Etheridge, Journal of the National Collegiate Honors Council 11 no. 1 (Spring 2010): 83-109

Professional Associations
Association of College & Research Libraries