Susan Westerberg Cole
Assistant Director for Scholarly Resources and Services, Sciences Librarian
B.A. (1973) Knox College (Modern Languages: French, German)
M.S. (1975) University of Illinois (Library Science)
Coursework completed M.A. University of Illinois (French literature, art history minor)
Areas of Expertise
- Library information in the sciences
1973-1977 Monographs Cataloger, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
1978- Science Librarian, Colby College
1984-1985 Visiting Cataloger, Reference Asst., Bishop Museum Library, Honolulu, HI
1992-1993 Visiting Librarian, Smithsonian Institution Libraries, Washington, DC
2000 Visiting Librarian, Library of Congress, Science and Technology Division, Washington, DC
2006-2007 Visiting Librarian, Library of Congress, Science and Technology Division, Washington, DC
Cole, SW. 2007. Rachel Carson: selected reading list. Washington: Science Reference Section, Library of Congress. 8 p.
Nyhus PJ, Cole FR, Firmage DH, Tierney D, Cole SW, Phillips RB, Yeterian EH. 2006. Environmental studies: interdisciplinary research on Maine lakes. In: Sinton DS, Lund JJ, editors. Understanding place: GIS and mapping across the curriculum. Redlands, CA: ESRI Press. p.187-198.
Published Library of Congress, Science Everyday Mystery Web pages
Are black-eyed peas really peas?
How does skywriting and skytyping work?
Why do mosquitoes bite me and not my friend?
What are the northern lights?
What is the smallest flower in the world?
Is it possible to fry an egg on the sidewalk if it's hot enough?
Why don�t I fall out when a roller coaster goes upside down?
2007. Exhibit prepared celebrating 100th birthday of Rachel Carson. Washington: Library of Congress, Science Reading Room.
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