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Kathleen Smith: Executive Director of Learning Resource Center

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Kathleen Smith
LRC Office, Building V
562-947-8755 x 367

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 5:30 pm


2018 Book Recommendations

Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers
Call# QZ 35 R628s 2003
Location: GC General Collection 
Stiff is an oddly compelling, often hilarious exploration of the strange lives of our bodies postmortem. 

Kathleen Smith 

Kathleen joined SCU in 2008 as the Executive Director of the Learning Resource Center (LRC). She works directly with and provides informational support to staff and faculty in the following programs. 

  • Biological Sciences
  • Chiropractic (DC)
  • Chiropractic - Sports Medicine 
  • College of Eastern Medicine (CEM)
  • Ayurveda Medicine 
  • Massage Therapy 
  • Physician's Assistant Program (MSPA)  
  • IOS Program 

Her previous experience in libraries includes law, investment, oil & gas, culinary, and pharmaceuticals. She is an active member Medical Library Association/ MLGSCA local chapter, Special Libraries Association/ SCSLA (past president), and American Library Association. Kathleen is currently the chair of the Inland Empire Academic  Library Consortium and the co-chair of the Library Committee of CCAOM. 


  • Master of Librarian and Information Science, Pratt Institute 
  • Bachelor of Arts, Fairleigh Dickson University

What Can Kathleen Help You With? 

Kathleen provides a variety of information services: 

  • Information Literacy 
  • End-User and Group Instruction 
  • LRC Work Study Program 
  • Resume Review 
  • Literature Search 
  • Reserve Materials 
  • Databases and Journals Subscriptions 
  • Library Fines and Holds