Academic Services

The Academic services unit includes the College Librarians, Academic Services Librarians, Reference and Data Services, and Exhibits and Campus Art Program.
The breadth of talent in this unit focuses on the creating, delivering, and supporting services, resources, and programs that will help the Cal Poly community’s needs.


Mark Bieraugel (they/them/theirs)
Librarian, Orfalea College of Business
Research, Instruction, and Collection Development
805-756-6247 | E-mail | Office: 35-206

Brett Bodemer
College of Liberal Arts Librarian, Coordinator of Reference, Coordinator Digital Projects Lab
Research, Instruction, Collection Development, Reference, Fostering interdisciplinary collaboration.
805-756-2203 | E-mail | Office: 35-205

Kaila Bussert
Foundational Experiences Librarian
Research, Instruction
805-756-5937 | E-mail | Office: 35-216H

Danielle Daugherty (she/her/hers)
Research, Scholarship, and Publishing Specialist
805-756-6536 | E-mail | Office: 35-216F

Jaime Ding
Digital Publishing Research Fellow
805-756-6215 | E-mail | Office: 35-35-512

Katy Fluitt
Academic Services Department Coordinator
805-756-6052 | E-mail | Office: 35-35-208

Doug Gates
Reference Specialist
805-756-6241 | E-mail | Office: 35-104

Sarah Lester (she/her/hers)
Librarian, College of Engineering
805-756-6019 | E-mail | Office: 35-35-216D

Caleb Nichols (he/him/his)
Course Reserves & Circulation Desk Coordinator; Academic Services Librarian
805-756-6040 | E-mail | Office: 35-101

Katherine O'Clair (she/her/hers)
Associate Dean for Academic Services
805-756-2690 | E-mail | Office: 35-204B

Adriana Popescu (she/her/hers)
Dean of Library Services
805-756-2622 | E-mail | Office: 35-35-204A

Mercedes Rutherford-Patten
Reference and Instruction Specialist
805-756-7549 | E-mail | Office: 35-208

Jeanine Scaramozzino
Librarian, College of Science & Mathematics and School of Education; Coordinator, Academic and Scholarly Communication Services
Research, Instruction, and Collection Development / Academic & Scholarly Communication Services
805-756-5677 | E-mail | Office: 35-216E

Catherine Trujillo
Exhibits and Campus Art Curator
805-756-6395 | E-mail | Office: 35-512

Jesse Vestermark
Librarian, College of Architecture and Environmental Design
Research, Instruction, and Collection Development
805-756-2640 | E-mail | Office: 35-216J

Russ White
Data and GIS Specialist
805-756-2380 | E-mail | Office: 35-111A