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Meet the Staff: Meet the Staff

Contact information for Library faculty and staff.

Director of the Library


Lizah Ismail, MSLIS, MA

Director of the Library

Associate Professor

Academic Advisor


Phone:  864-488-4610

Assistant Director of the Library/Web Services Librarian

Prof. Janet S. Ward, MLIS

Assistant Director of the Library

Web Services Librarian

Professor of Computer Science

Academic Advisor

Email:  Phone:  864-488-8351

Technical Services Librarian

Steve Smith, MLIS

Technical Services Librarian

Associate Professor


Phone:  864-488-4611

Library Assistant

Lauren Roberts

Library Assistant


Phone:  864-488-4467



Evening Library Clerk (PT)

Blanche Luker

Evening Library Clerk (PT)


Phone:  864-488-4612

Contact Us

Ask Us

    Use the "Ask a Librarian" link to get instant help.
In Person 

  We are located on the second floor of the Hines and Riggins building.
Call Us


    Give us a call at 864-488-4612 or 800-795-7151 Ext.4612.   
Email Us

    Send us an email any time at
Text Us

    Text  your question to 864-469-2477

Instruction and Outreach Librarian


Position is currently vacant.

Public Services Manager

Chloe Hoyle

User Services Manager


Phone:  864-488-4446

Library IT Interns

To be updated Fall 2023

If you are experiencing problems with our guides and databases, please contact ProfessorJanet S. Ward,, Assistant Director of the Library and Web Services Librarian.