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Trisha Smith, University Librarian

Trisha Smith has a liberal arts background and a Masters in Library and Information Science degree from Catholic University of America. As University Librarian, she believes in the library as a community change agent that forwards social innovation through collective impact. Her interests include contemporary american culture, including art, film, music, and literature. She is a Wikipedian and enjoys exploring the outdoors with her puppy dog Bentley.


Bridgette Comanda, Public Services Librarian

Bridgette Comanda received her Masters in Library Science from the University of Maryland and spent her undergraduate degree studying Russian history and culture. Currently the Public Services Librarian at Trinity, she is passionate about service, outreach, and information literacy. She’s worked in a variety of library and library related fields, and has a novelty mug for all occasions.

Joi Jackson  


Alexander Salopek, Access Services Librarian

10386315_10100453855297170_8243265470806883180_nAlexander T Salopek is a graduate of the University of Chicago where he studied philosophy and the University of Illinois where he studied library science. He has been affiliated with University of Chicago Map Library, The Center for Research Libraries, The Government Publishing Office, various law offices and law firms, and the Supreme Court of the United States. His interests include psychoanalysis, history, and having a colorful, varied sock collection.​

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