Library Faculty and Staff

This page lists the faculty and staff of the SUNY Adirondack Library.

Faculty Librarians

Emily Goodspeed, MSIS

  • Division Chair
  • Assistant Professor of Library Science
  •  Digital Services Librarian
  • Master of Science, Information Science 
  • Liaison for MECS (Math, Engineering, Computer Science) and Technology (Culinary Arts, Electrical Technology, Mass Communications, Media Arts, Photography) Divisions, Hill Collection local history room an other areas
  • Database management, cataloging and course reserves
  • Digitization projects lead
  •; (518) 743-2200 ext. 2351
  • More about Emily:

Teresa Ronning, MLS, JD

  • Systems and Reference Librarian  
  • Professor of Library Science
  • Master of Library Science; Juris Doctor
  • Liaison for reference and general topics
  • Liaison for Health Sciences (Nursing), Social Sciences Divisions, including law; also, Music, Physical Education
  • Media acquisitions
  • Open Educational Resources (OER) for faculty
  •; (518) 743-2261
  • More about Terry:

Joyce Miller, MLS, MA, CAMS

  • Reference and Instruction Librarian
  • Distinguished Professor of Library Science
  • Master of Library Science, Master of Arts in Liberal Studies (Concentration in Administration and Leadership), Certificate of Advanced Management Studies
  • Coordinator of library instruction
  • Collection Development/Liaison Librarian for: Science Division, Business Division, Art, (Humanities Division)  and International Education program
  • Library Website Manager 
  • Member, Professional Development Committee, International Education Committee, Online Learning Advisory Committee 
  • Liaison Librarian for the Plattsburgh Branch Campus
  •; (518) 743-2200 ext. 2485
  • More about Joyce:; also, Joyce's Website:

Library Support Staff

Jessica Kennedy, Library Services Assistant

  • Interlibrary loan
  • Student supervisor
  • (518) 743-2200 ext. 2478

Danielle Thomas, Library Services Assistant

  • New book processing
  • Faculty reserves
  • Periodicals
  • (518) 743-2200 ext. 2384
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Hill Collection Staff

R. Paul McCarty,  Hill Advisory Committee Chair

  • Oversees the library's local history collection, The Hill Collection
  • (518) 743-2260 (typically available on Thursday mornings during semesters)
  • Hill Collection website: