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Director, Owen Library (Johnstown Campus), Millstein Library ( Greensburg Campus) & Acting Coordinator, Regional ULS Libraries


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).

Selected Publications

Brenner, Aaron, Kear, Robin and Wider, Eve "Reinvigorating strategic planning: An inclusive, collaborative process." College & Research Libraries News, 78(1), January 2017, pp 28-31.

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

"You can do this! Designing collaborative strategic planning to engage your community and transform your libraryCo-lead with Robin Kear, Spring meeting ACRL Western PA/WV Chapter, Seton Hill University  June 10, 2016.

"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 , Spring 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
Director, Millstein Library
University of Pittsburgh
Greensburg Campus
207 Hillman Library
412- 648-3356

University Service

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

Faculty Advisor, Pitt Amnesty International Student Group