Library Collections Staff


Director of Library Collections

Ian Graham - x2127

Archives, Book Arts, Special Collections & Conservation

Emily K. Bell, Collections Conservator - x3886
Mary Yearl, Interim Archivist - x2128
Sara Ludovissy, Project Archivist - x2196
Mariana Oller, Associate Curator Special Collections - x3668
Ruth Rogers, Curator of Special Collections- x3592
Katherine McCanless Ruffin, Book Arts Program Director - x2130

Collection Management 

Pamela Bristah, Music Librarian - x2076
Brooke Henderson, Art Librarian - x3258
Graham Henderson, Collections Librarian & Copyright Officer - x3514
Colleen McGhee-French, Collections Analyst - x3596
Marci Hahn-Fabris, Digital Collections Librarian - x3331

Discovery Services

Ray Schmidt, Assistant Director for Discovery Services- x2094
Angie Batson, Resources Sharing Specialist - x2101
Sarah Becker, Acquisitions Librarian - x3593
Susan Goodman, Library Associate for Resource Sharing - x2805
Kara S. Hart, Systems Librarian - x2172
Kim Shaw, Library Associate - x2106
Carla Stewart, Cataloging and Metadata Specialist - x3597
Sandy Thompson, Serials/E-Resources Specialist -  x2102

All phone numbers are 781-283-xxxx


  • Angie Batson

    Angie Batson

    Resource Sharing Specialist

    I work with libraries internationally to borrow and lend library materials for library patrons.


  • Sarah Becker

    Sarah Becker

    Acquisitions Librarian

    I order materials for the Wellesley College collection and ensure that patrons have the materials they need.


  • Emily Bell

    Collections Conservator

    I support access to ideas and information for all members of the College Community by prolonging the useful life of needed research resources.


  • Pamela Bristah

    Pamela Bristah

    Music Librarian

    Ask me about Music Library’s CDs, online music, scores, music DVDs, the Sound Lab, help with music research, and etc.


  • Susan Goodman

    Susan Goodman

    Library Associate for Resource Sharing

    My goal is to provide the Wellesley community with materials not found in or unavailable in our collections as quickly as possible.


  • Ian Graham

    Director of Library Collections

    As Director of the Library Collections group I try to make sure that the group has the resources and support that they need to continue to do the great work that they do.


  • Kara Hart

    Kara Hart

    Systems Librarian

    I investigate, implement, and manage library systems to make sure users have 24/7 access to all electronic library resources. 


  • Graham Henderson

    Collections Librarian and Copyright Officer

    I am Collections Librarian for several subjects and Wellesley College’s Copyright Officer.  I advise members of the college community on all things copyright and serve as the college’s Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) designated agent.


  • Brooke Henderson

    Art Librarian

    As Art Librarian, I’m responsible for the library collections in Art and Architecture, and I provide research and instructional support for our Art Library users.


  • Mariana Oller

    Mariana Oller

    Associate Curator Special Collections

    I provide course-integrated instruction to visiting classes, explaining the collections and the value of using primary sources, as well as lecture on aspects of the history of the book.


  • Ruth R. Rogers

    Curator of Special Collections

    B.A., Middlebury College; M.S., Simmons College

    Book and manuscript studies, text and image, contemporary artists' books.


  • Katherine Ruffin

    Katherine M. Ruffin

    Book Studies & Book Arts Program Director

    A.B., Bryn Mawr College; M.F.A., University of Alabama, Ph.D. Simmons College

    Expert in letterpress printing, bookbinding, and and papermaking, combined with various aspects of the liberal arts.


  • Ray Schmidt

    Ray Schmidt

    Assistant Director for Discovery Services

    I oversee acquisitions and resource sharing (interlibrary loan), cataloging/metadata, e-resource management, and library systems.


  • Kim Shaw

    Library Associate

    I work with both serials and monographs for Clapp and the branch libraries: ordering and receiving books, films and music in all formats, locating out of print copies, tracking periodical arrivals.


  • Carla Stewart

    Cataloging & Metadata Specialist

    To provide access to Wellesley’s library resources, I catalog and create metadata for materials in all of the Library’s collections


  • Sandy Thompson

    Serials/Electronic Resources Specialist

    I order, catalog and maintain access to all serials (print and electronic), integrating resources and databases.