The administration coordinates the work of other library departments, and oversees all library activities to ensure that projects and goals meet the broader mission of the institution and meet or exceed academic library standards. We welcome your suggestions and comments on the library.
Gordon Library staff is proud to support the information and research needs of the WPI community. Please see our list of important service contacts, or consult our staff directory below for department descriptions and staff contact information. Not sure who to contact? Email us at email@example.com or use our online chat service.
Interested in working with us? We welcome your inquiries. Open positions for library staff are announced through WPI's Career Services website. Student employees are integral to our mission, and provide essential and exemplary service to fellow students and faculty. For information on student job opportunities at the library, please contact our student staff supervisor or visit WPI's Student Jobs website.
Access Services & Outreach
Access Services & Outreach oversees the following services: borrowing, course reserves, interlibrary loan, document delivery, and resource sharing with other libraries. We also are responsible for seeing that all items are returned to the shelves, oversee Tech Suite Reservations, and monitor the building for safety. Our focus is on customer service and we welcome all feedback and suggestions. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Library Academic Strategies
The Academic Strategies Department is informed by an integrative vision for achieving high impacts in learning and research at WPI and in library practice, bringing together expert library staff to deliver: information, digital, and scholarly communication literacies of WPI students, faculty, and staff; quality access to information through collection assessment and development; information discovery through resource description and information systems; high quality user experiences in library virtual interfaces through good UX design; and continuous assessment and improvement of library impacts on WPI's institutional goals.
Archives and Special Collections
Archives and Special Collections actively collects, preserves, and makes available university records, historical and cultural collections, artwork, and objects of enduring value. The Archives provides services to the WPI community, scholarly researchers, and the broader public.