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Meet the Staff

Julie Pinnell, MA-Library Science - Director of Perkins Library    Julie earned her master's degree from the University of Iowa. Her areas of responsibility are information literacy instruction, reference, and planning and management of library operations. An experienced public services librarian, Julie just wants everyone to love their library! Contact Information:;             402.826.8568      
Jayne Germer Jayne Germer, MLS - Collection Development Librarian, rank of Assistant Professor    Jayne is a Doane graduate with a Masters in Library Science from Emporia State University. She is responsible for selecting materials for the library collections as well as teaching information skills to students and managing the library's Web pages. Contact Information:;             402.826.8567      
Janet Jeffries Janet Jeffries, MA-History - Public Services/Archivist, rank of Lecturer    Janet has a Masters Degree in History and has worked at Doane for several years, wearing many hats in the Office of Communication and Marketing and the Advancement Office. Janet brings her expertise in preserving the past to Perkins Library. Contact Information:;             402.826.8234        
Janis Mitchell Janis Mitchell - Library Assistant, Acquisitions    Janis manages acquisition and budget expenditures in the library as well as the government documents collection. She also assists with the daily functions of the library. Her previous experiences included budget allocations and general finance. Contact Information:;             402.826.8224         
Holly Baber Holly Baber - Library Assistant, Cataloger    Holly catalogs all materials that become a part of the Perkins Library collection, and manages the reserves. She also provides assistance to any patron or co-worker that may need help in the library. Completing her Bachelor degree at Doane in 2010, all of her children also have attended Doane. Holly enjoys reading and staying busy with family. Contact Information:;             402.826.8569        
Judy Bespalec Judy Bespalec - Library Assistant, Periodicals    Judy has seen Doane change since she started in 2000. She works with the periodicals and students with their needs. Judy grew up in Crete, coming to the campus for different occasions and events before working at Doane. She is a mother, wife, and mother-in-law of Doane graduates. Contact Information:;             402.826.8571        
Tammy Roach Tammy Roach - Library Assistant, Interlibrary Loan    Tammy has been called a "wizard" at locating those hard-to-find pieces of information. In addition to interlibrary loan, she helps patrons if they need assistance in the library. Tammy enjoys reading, watching movies, and spending time with her family.  Contact Information:;             402.826.8566