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Susan Beck Named Head of Library Access Services

Susan E. Beck is the new head of the NMSU Library’s Access Services Department, which includes the Circulation, Information Delivery Services and Reserves/Copy Services units.  

Susan Beck

Susan Beck

Beck has been with the Library since 1997, and she has served as Collection Development Coordinator, Reference & Information Services Department Head and Instruction Coordinator.  She previously worked at libraries at Del Mar College in Corpus Christi, North Seattle Community College, City University of Seattle and the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

A graduate of The Evergreen State College, Beck received a master’s degree in linguistics from Ohio University and a master’s degree in library and information sciences from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

She is professionally active in the Association of College and Research Libraries and is a member of the editorial board of the journal Public Services Quarterly. Beck co-authored a book, Practical Research Methods for Librarians and Information Professionals, with Kate Manuel (NY: Neal-Schuman, 2007).

Her interests outside the Library include hiking and quilting.

For more information, contact Beck at

November 15, 2012 Categories: News Susan Beck Named Head of Library Access Services