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Information Literacy Program: Resources for Faculty

Program details for faculty

Library Mission


Our focus is information literacy. Student success is our goal. 

MCC Instruction Librarians

Contact us at 815-455-8762


All MCC Librarians are faculty with Master's Degrees:

Elizabeth Nelson, MA in History, University of Nebraska - Kearney; MLIS, Dominican University

Roger Morales, MA in Religious Studies, Naropa University; MLIS, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Mary Byrne, MA in English Language and Literature, University of Chicago; MALS, Rosary College/Dominican University; MA TESOL, California State University

Seth Herchenbach, MLIS, Dominican University

Ashley Mercuri, MLIS, Syracuse University

Kim Tipton, MLIS, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


Faculty Development from the Library

  • Workshops
  • Reference appointments for your own research
  • Collaborate with a librarian on your information literacy assignments
  • ...let us know how we can help you!

Information Literacy

  • Provide information literacy instruction in face-to-face and online classes
  • Maintain research guides for every subject area taught at MCC
  • Purchase/license electronic and print resources so students can get the information they need
  • Assist students one-on-one at the reference desk or by appointment
  • Provide reference assistance by phone, email, text, chat, and in person

See "Information Literacy at MCC" for more details on information literacy instruction

Library Resources