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Head, Katz Graduate School of Business Library


University of Pittsburgh
Graduate School of Public and International Affairs (GSPIA)
MPPM, Master of Public Policy and Management

Drexel University
MLIS, Master of Library and Information Science

Bryn Mawr College
BA, Political Science

Professional Development

Member of the Special Library Association (SLA), American Library Association (ALA) and the Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL).

Current Roles:

  • SLA Pittsburgh Chapter, Past President
  • SLA Business and Finance Division, Chair of the Achievement in Academic Business Librarianship award Committee

Selected Publications

Joranson, Kathryn and Eve Wider. "Librarians on the case: Helping students prepare for job interviews in an uncertain economy." College & Research Libraries News, 70(7), July/August 2009, pp 404-407.

"The University of Pittsburgh Reference Intern Program: Developing the Academic Librarian of the Future" Poster Session presented with Kara Gruszewski, ALA Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA, June 16, 2002.

Selected Presentations

"Evaluation of Reference Service: How Are We Really Doing?" Hot Topics in Frontline Reference Services Discussion Group, 2010 ALA Midwinter Conference, January 16, 2010. Co-lead discussion with Jean Alexander.

"What's going on with Staff and Intern Training at Pitt" Workshop with Michael Ford, Patricia Sharp, and Tom Twiss , Summer meeting ACRL Western PA/WV Chapter, West Virginia Wesleyan College, June 4, 2009.

"Designing a Successful Library School Field Experience" ALA NMRT Program Panel, 2003 Midwinter Conference, January 27, 2003.


Eve Wider
Director, Owen Library
University of Pittsburgh Johnstown Campus
450 Schoolhouse Road
Johnstown, PA 15904
207 Hillman Library
412- 648-3356

University Service

Instructor, Introduction to the Arts and Sciences (FP 0001)

Faculty Advisor, Pitt Amnesty International Student Group