Kayla M. Van Osten

Kayla M. Van Osten, MLIS

  • Affiliate Librarian; Assistant Archivist; Liaison to Social Sciences, Education and Undergraduate Psychology
  • Assistant Archivist
  • Affiliate Librarian
Media Expertise:
  • Library Science


  • MS Library and Information Science (2015)
    Drexel University (PA)

  • BA English & Communications (2012)
    Albright College (PA)

About Me

I serve as the liaison librarian to the Social Sciences, Education and Undergraduate Psychology departments. As a research and instruction librarian, I am committed to meeting students' research needs and helping them with the research process. I also serve as the Assistant Archivist, where I am dedicated to collecting, preserving and digitizing the university's archival materials to preserve it's rich history.

Liaison Departments

  • Social Sciences
  • Education
  • Undergraduate Psychology


  • Library Faculty Presents Findings at Library Association Conference

    Kayla Van Osten, affiliate librarian and assistant archivist, presented a poster entitled “Solving the Mystery: The Quest for an Interactive First Year Orientation” at the Pennsylvania Library Association's annual conference. Her presentation focused on the library's initiative to create a dynamic and active orientation for first year students which included an interactive mystery event introducing students to library services, resources, and staff.

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