Leah Plocharczyk is an Associate University Librarian and the Interim Director of the MacArthur Campus Library where she oversees library operations. She has published articles and book chapters on subjects about managing conflict in libraries, literacy support for individuals with intellectual disabilities, creative library outreach, and library collaboration with marine mammal stranding networks. She just finished co-authoring the book, Libraries and Reading: Intellectual Disability and the Extent of Library Diversity. She is active in mentoring students and library outreach. Her areas are collection development, instruction, reference, and supervision. She has been a professional librarian for FAU since 2007.
MLS (2007) Library and Information Science, University of South Florida, Tampa
MA (2004) Sociology, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton
BA (1997) Sociology with a minor in French, DePauw University, Indiana
Sociology, Leadership, Conflict Management, Creative Library Outreach, Literacy Support for College Students with Intellectual Disabilities