Faculty & Staff Directory

General Questions

Do you have a question about your library account, accessing resources, borrowing material or the services we offer? We are happy to help you find the answers.

Research Help

The library offers a number of research help services from in person assistance with librarians to research guides and tutorials. Questions related to research can be directed to our Ask a Librarian service.


Library liaisons work with faculty to integrate information literacy into class assignments, and to target the most effective library resources for assignments. Liaisons are available to meet individually, in small groups, or as a department.

Elissah Becknell

Library Faculty

Instruction | Reference | Zine Collection

phone612-200-5334 emailelissah.becknell@minneapolis.edu

Cory Cain

Library Technician, Public & Technical Services

Cataloging | Circulation Services

phone612-659-6297 emailcory.cain@minneapolis.edu

John Daniels

State Program Administrator Technical Specialist

Computer System Manager | Library Website Administrator

phone612-659-6284 emailjohn.daniels@minneapolis.edu

Kathleen Daniels

Library Faculty

Reference | Collection Development for Nursing/Health Sciences and Art | LibGuides Coordinator

phone612-659-6285 emailkathleen.daniels@minneapolis.edu

Thomas Eland

Library Faculty

Instruction | Reference | Alternative Media and Zine Collection Contact

phone612-659-6286 emailthomas.eland@minneapolis.edu

Jane Jurgens

Library Faculty

Reference | Instruction

phone612-659-6287 emailjane.jurgens@minneapolis.edu

Denise Liu

Library Technician, Public & Technical Services

Acquisitions | Circulation

phone612-659-6289 emaildenise.liu@minneapolis.edu

Kathleen McArdle

Library Technician, Public & Technical Services

Circulation | Reserves

phone612-200-5216 emailkathleen.mcardle@minneapolis.edu

Amanda Mills

Library Faculty

Reference | Instruction

phone612-200-5244 emailamanda.mills@minneapolis.edu

Scott Rosales

Library Technician, Public & Technical Services

Circulation | Student Workers | Interlibrary Loan

phone612-659-6407 emailscott.rosales@minneapolis.edu

Jennifer Sippel

Library Faculty

Instruction | Reference | Serials | Library Outreach Coordinator

phone612-659-6434 emailjennifer.sippel@minneapolis.edu

William Vann

Library Faculty | Coordinator, Library Operations

Instruction | Technical Services | Reference

phone612-659-6410 emailwilliam.vann@minneapolis.edu