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Tierra Wilkins Valdés

Access Services Branch Coordinator: Hillyer Art Library

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Contact & Office Hours

Monday-Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm

Hillyer Art Library H120

413-585-2942

Education

B.A., Amherst College

M.S. Library and Information Science, Simmons University

Tierra is the Access Services Branch Coordinator for Hillyer Art Library, where she supervises student staff and is in charge of all aspects of Hillyer circulation. She can help you locate books and online resources, provide basic reference help, and make sure that Hillyer is a welcoming and accessible place for all.

She was previously the evening supervisor at Young Library and then the new Neilson Library. She is well-versed in Five College culture, having attended Amherst College followed by an evening supervisor role at Hampshire College's Harold F. Johnson Library. Prior to working in libraries, Tierra had a brief career in sports journalism.

Outside of work, Tierra enjoys running, photography, collecting art books, and cooking fancy and complex recipes.

Committees

Libraries' Inclusion and Equity Committee