Iris S. Afantchao

Iris S. Afantchao

Acquisitions Specialist

Frost Library Room 230
Ellis A. Butler

Ellis A. Butler

Cataloging & Metadata Librarian

Ellis catalogs all incoming materials, digital and physical, assists with metadata and catalog projects, and works on Five College batching loading for e-materials. He also manages student employees in Collection Management.

Julia Callahan

Julia Callahan

Cataloging Specialist

Frost Library Room 230
Laura N. Evans

Laura N. Evans

Head of Collection Management

Laura leads the Collection Management department and coordinates workflows for acquiring, describing, and providing access to library resources.

J. Mark Fiegenbaum

J. Mark Fiegenbaum

Collection Management Associate

Mark assists with purchases of new materials, with cataloging and with metadata for digital content.

Kate Gerrity

Kate Gerrity

Metadata Management Librarian

Kate oversees all aspects of metadata management for the library‚Äôs digital collections and provides expertise and leadership in the development, implementation and assessment of metadata policies, procedures, training and oversight of all metadata work. She consults and advises on metadata standards, assisting in the development and implementation of best practices, tools, procedures and workflows for collaborative projects and initiatives both within the library and with campus partners. Kate also works with candidates in the MLS Intern and Resident programs.  

James R. Kelly

Part-time bibliographer for the general collection.

Jenna Lanterman

Jenna Lanterman

Collection Development & Acquisitions Librarian

Frost Library Room 230

Jenna coordinates the selection, acquisition, and life cycle of the library's collection of diverse, inclusive, and accessible resources.  She serves as the primary internal and external collection development contact and engages in user-focused, proactive collection development of both print and online resources to meet the academic and leisure needs of students, faculty, staff, and the larger community. 

Clara Marino

Clara Marino

Collection Management Specialist / Electronic Resources

Frost Library Room 230

Clara is responsible for the ongoing upkeep of the library's electronic subscriptions, including maintaining records of our holdings, invoicing, and making sure that links to our resources are working. Access issues can be directed to serials@amherst.edu.

Johanna E. Radding

Johanna E. Radding

Electronic Resources and Discovery Librarian

Johanna provides leadership in electronic resources management and the discovery of library resources; she is responsible for overseeing the complex lifecycle of the library's electronic resources and management of the tools and systems that make discovery of and access to library resources possible. If you are experiencing problems accessing a database or ejournal article please contact serials@amherst.edu

Nancy R. Finn

Nancy R. Finn

Collection Management Associate/Electronic Resources

Nancy is responsible for receiving print journals and newspapers, most of which are shelved in the Friendly Reading Room. She is also responsible for acquiring all student and college publications; send issues to her attention (AC box #2256). In addition, she processes books and journals that require binding.