Allison MartelAllison Martel
Digital Technologies Librarian
Learning Commons, Room 404A | (413) 748-3360

Alli is responsible for the maintenance of the Library’s electronic subscriptions, including troubleshooting online access issues. She primarily supports the Collections and Metadata and Research and Access departments with other technology-related initiatives. Additionally, she serves as the liaison to the Math, Physics, and Computer Science Departments.

Amedeo DeCaraAmedeo DeCara
Reference Librarian
Learning Commons, Room 204 | (413) 748-3504

Amedeo is a reference librarian and the eLearning coordinator for Library Services. He is also the liaison to the Education and Visual and Performing Arts departments, as well as the School of Professional and Continuing Studies, and is available to assist students and faculty with research and to provide information literacy instruction sessions in person or via web or video conference.

Andrea TaupierAndrea Taupier
Learning Commons, Room 206A | (413) 748-3609

Andrea is responsible for the successful function of Library Services particularly in budgeting and long range planning. Andrea supports and guides library staff and represents the library to other departments of the college. Andrea welcomes feedback from students and faculty.

Cathy Ping XuCathy Ping Xu
Acquisitions Specialist
Learning Commons, Room 404 | (413) 748-3670

Cathy works in the Collections and Metadata Department and is primarily responsible for the purchase of library information materials, placing orders with vendors, and other duties pertaining to the acquisition of library materials.

Diane WalshDiane Walsh
Research and Access Specialist
Learning Commons, Room 101 | (413) 748-3376

Diane serves as the administrator for the WMS online circulation system and is the contact person for information related to billing for overdue library materials. Diane is responsible for developing the library’s yearly hours of operation for the Director and publicizing library events, etc. using various sources, including Facebook.

Frank S. HenryFrank S. Henry
Research and Access Specialist
Learning Commons, Room 101 | (413) 748-3703

Frank's responsibilities include the hiring, scheduling, training, and supervision of library student workers as well as managing the student payroll. He can be found at or around the Information Desk Tuesday - Saturday, 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

Chelsea TuthillChelsea Tuthill
Reference Librarian
Learning Commons, Room 204 | (413) 748-3848

Chelsea is the liaison to the Health & Rehabilitation Studies departments. Her full bio is coming soon.

Jamie CocomazziJamie Cocomazzi
Research and Access Specialist
Learning Commons, Room 404 | (413) 748-3703

Jamie splits his time between Technical Services and Archives, and is responsible for processing physical materials for both circulation and special collections. He also provides assistance with gift receiving, binding, acquisitions, cataloging and metadata, and various special projects.

Jeffrey MonseauJeffrey Monseau
College Archivist
Judd Gymnasia, Lower Level | (413) 748-3309

Jeff is responsible for collecting, preserving, and providing access to the official records of the College and other primary source materials that support the research interests and Humanics philosophy of the College. Call Jeff with questions about the history of the College or physical education; contact him to schedule an appointment to conduct research; call if you are interested in donating personal papers that document student life at the College or other aspects of the College’s history; call if you are an administrator seeking to transfer College records of permanent value to the Archives.


John BradyJohn Brady
Assistant Director for Research and Access
Learning Commons, Room 203 | (413) 748-3505

John is responsible for the management of the Research and Access Department which provides a variety of services – reference/research assistance, departmental liaison services including collection development and information literacy instruction, and circulation/borrower services – to faculty, staff, and students. John welcomes feedback, especially during this year of transition, as the Springfield College community settles into the Learning Commons.

Kerri VautourKerri Vautour
Outreach Librarian
Learning Commons, Room 207 | (413) 748-3096

Kerri's role is to connect the library with the campus at large, through outreach, engagement, publicity and marketing. She works in collaboration with a number of departments and programs on campus, and is always available to talk about how the library might help facilitate the goals of students, faculty and staff. She is also the liaison to the Humanities and Social Sciences departments.

Lisa SotakLisa Sotak
Research and Access Specialist
Learning Commons, Room 101 | (413) 748-3702

Lisa's primary responsibilities are to provide student supervision and virtual, as well as in-person research assistance during her late afternoon to closing working hours. Her duties also cover a variety of areas within the library relating to missing books, shelving, and stack maintenance.

Lynn A. MartinLynn A. Martin
Collections and Metadata Specialist
Learning Commons, Room 404 | (413) 748-3559

Lynn is the interlibrary loan guru for all library patrons, processing their requests for books and journal articles. She also lends our materials to other libraries nationwide.

Marylouise RollendMarylouise Rollend
Adminstrative Assistant
Learning Commons, Room 206 | (413) 748-3308

Marylouise supports the Library Director in her many endeavors. She is always ready and willing to help campus personnel and students whenever she can; please call her with general questions about the Library and its activities.

Patrick HartsfieldPatrick Hartsfield
Assistant Director for Collections and Metadata
Learning Commons, Room 404B | (413) 748-3784

Patrick is responsible for supervising the Collections and Metadata department and supporting the technology infrastructure of the library. Patrick also serves as a liaison with Information and Technology Services to integrate library systems and services within the Springfield College network and information systems.

Sheri SochrinSheri Sochrin
Reference Librarian
Learning Commons, Room 204 | (413) 748-3377

Sheri is the liaison to the School of Health, Physical Education & Recreation, the School of Social Work, the  Biology/Chemistry Department, and the Business Management department. Call Sheri for help in accessing and using the library's print and electronic resources. Sheri is also available for information instructions sessions and research assistance.