Library Faculty and Staff

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

SUNY Adirondack Library Faculty and Staff

Name Duties Contact Picture
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

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

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 (SUNY Adirondack Library:
  • Member, Professional Development Committee
  • Member, International Education Committee
  • Member, Online Learning Advisory Committee 
  • Liaison Librarian for the Plattsburgh Branch Campus

(518) 743-2200 ext. 2485

Joyce's Website

Joyce Miller

Samantha Berry-Sullivan, MLIS
Reference Librarian (Part-time)


  • Liaison for English Division, Language (Humanities Division).
  • Assists with reference and instruction Samantha Berry
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
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