Featured Member: Mary Francis


Mary Francis is Reference Instruction Librarian, Karl E. Mundt Library, Dakota State University, Madison, South Dakota. She has been a member of CLS for 7 years.

What are you reading or listening to today?
A selection of short stories by Ray Bradbury.

What’s the best part of your work day?
Having students tell me they learned something at the end of an instruction session.

What are you most excited about right now (library-related or otherwise)?
Putting the students first when planning new library services and spaces.

How has your membership in CLS helped you?
I have been a part of some great committees like the CLIPP Committee doing work to help the field and meeting wonderful people from around the country.

Contact Mary by email: mary.francis@dsu.edu