Robin Ford

Science & Accessibility Librarian

Contact Information

Phone: (503) 777-7272
Office: L190

Areas of responsibility:

Reference and Library Instruction
Research Services

As the Science and Accessibility Librarian, I support members of the Reed community in the Sciences, while also collaborating to make Library spaces, resources, and services inclusive.

As library liaison to the Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Environmental Studies, and German departments, I am happy to help with research needs in the classroom, lab, at the reference desk, or by appointment.

I am also the coordinator of the Reference Assistant Program at the Library. I supervise student workers providing basic library research assistance and support to other students and community members. Reference Assistants are valued members of the Research Services Department within the Library. Postings for this position can be found on Reed's Handshake site

Accessibility and inclusion in Libraries is very important to me. Your comments, suggestions, and questions concerning these issues are welcome. 



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