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Cat Hannula

First Years' Experience and Engagement Librarian

Cat Hannula

Contact & Office Hours

Neilson Library 009



M.L.I.S, University of Wisconsin-Madison

M.A. in Modern Korean History, Sogang University

B.A., Mount Holyoke College

Cat is a member of the Learning, Research & Technology group. She is currently beginning to create a literacies and outreach program on behalf of Smith College Libraries for first-year, sophomore, and transfer students at Smith. Cat partners with other on-campus departments to coordinate the Smith College Libraries’ participation in campus orientations. She is also the library liaison to the English Language and Literature and Comparative Literature departments, and works closely with faculty to provide research and reference instruction and support for those fields.


First Year(s) Team, Smith Reads committee, Neilson Tours Working Group

Research & Professional Interests

Student engagement and outreach, community archives, privacy and social media

Publications & Presentations

Presentation: "Using Virtual Tools to Create Equitable Pathways into Physical Spaces" 2020, Team: Dan Bennett, Cat Hannula, Mario Valdebenito Rodas, Connecticut Digital Humanities 2020

Hannula, Catherine and Jennifer Barth. “Mobile Archivists: Outreach on the Go!.” KULA: Knowledge Creation, Dissemination, and Preservation Studies 2, no.1 (2018): 13.