Jan Alexander

Contact Information
Email: jealexander@widener.edu
Phone: (610) 499-4591

Office Hours by Appointment

 Monday - Friday: 8:30am – 4:30pm


Library Liaison to School of Engineering

As the library liaison to the School of Engineering, I am responsible for:

  • Library instruction/information literacy instruction in Engineering.
  • Individual research consultations with Engineering faculty and students.
  • Collection development in the areas of Engineering and Computer Science.
  • Developing online subject guides for Engineering.

Widener University Archivist

As the Widener University Archivist, I am responsible for overseeing the daily functioning of the Widener University Archives.  My job duties include:

  • Providing archival reference service to University administrators, faculty, students, staff, alumni and other researchers.
  • Working closely with the PMC Museum in providing images and historical research for exhibits.
  • Implementing the procedure for the acquisition, preservation, and cataloging of donated materials.
  • Creating online subject guides for how to do Archival research related to the history of Pennsylvania Military College and Widener.


Subject Guides I have Created

  • Engineering Subject Guides:  Online guides to doing research in a variety of fields of Engineering.

  • Widener/PMC History Guides:  Over 30 online guides to assist in doing research in the Widener University Archives on the history of Pennsylvania Military College & Widener.