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Staff Profile

Gail Betz, MSLIS

Gail D. Betz, MSLIS

Research Education & Outreach Librarian
School of Social Work Librarian

Current Role at UMB

Gail Betz is the Research and Education Librarian serving the School of Social Work. She teaches students, faculty and staff how to find the most useful and reliable literature for coursework and research. She also serves both the SSW and the library in a number of diversity, equity and inclusion capacities--on committees, tasks forces, and in informal requests. Her main research areas are disability and accessibility, specifically the experiences of disabled library workers and graduate students.


Education and Certifications

MS, Library and Information Science, Drexel University

BA, History and Elementary Education, Moravian College 


Professional Interests

Critical information literacy, systematic and scoping reviews, disability and accessibility, hiring practices