Lois Coleman

I'm the personal librarian for the sciences at Barnard. I have an undergraduate degree in psychology and sociology, and a masters degree in library science. I speak French and love music, hiking and helping students learn how to do library research.

Click here to make an appointment for a consultation.


Personal Librarian to

  • First-Year students living on the Fifth floor of the Quad
  • Biological Sciences
  • Chemistry
  • Environmental Science
  • Neuroscience and Behavior
  • Physics and Astronomy
  • Psychology

My Research Guides

I can help with:

  • Custom instruction classes in library research  
  • One-on-one consultations
  • Course-specific research guides for the library web site
  • Collection development to support faculty and student research and reading
  • EndNote
  • Mendeley
  • Zotero
  • CourseWorks
  • and more!

Library Instruction Feedback Form: http://tinyurl.com/library-feedback-lois


Personal Librarian for the Sciences
312 Milstein Center

Office Hours: 

Generally, 11am - 6pm, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. 
Walk-ins are welcome.


• Master of Library Service, Rutgers University

• Postgraduate Certificate in Counseling, University of East London

• Postgraduate Certificate in Education, Leeds Univ.

• B.A., Keele University