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Pamala Doffek

Director, Goldstein Library

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Pamala J. Doffek (University Librarian) earned her master's degree in Library Science from the University of Arizona in Tucson. Her Bachelor of Science degree from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, is in Industrial Technology. Pam has a background working with military libraries supporting their academic, special, and public library needs. Her interests include library as “place” in the virtual diaspora, and practical application of library theory. She is a member of ALA, SLA, FLA and PLAN.  Pam teaches LIS 5273 every summer (Practical LIS Exploration, 3ch)


  • BS-Studio Arts, FLorida State University, 2013
  • Master of Library Science, University of Arizona, 1992
  • Bachelor of Science, Industrial Technology, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, 1979
  • Associate Arts, Theater, 1975

Research Interests

As the Director of the Goldstein Library, my research interests are the interests of the teaching faculty at the College of Communication & Information. I have particular interests in information professionals taking control of the technology we need and use. I have a particular interest in the practical application of the theoretical in the field as it applies to full utilization of all a person's skill sets in pursuit of professional fullfillment.

Teaching Interests

Practical application of theoretical knowledge (LIS 5373), Mentoring persons entering or transitioning to the information profession,

Grants & Awards

ALA/PBS Frontline Grant, Social Entrepreneurship,2008 ($500)