Lyndsay Smanz

Lyndsay Smanz

  • Teaching Faculty III, School of Information Studies


  • MLIS, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • BS, Mathematics & Atmospheric Science, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee


Lyndsay Smanz comes to SOIS from the Wichita State University Libraries in Wichita, Kansas, where she was a reference librarian and an instructor for the “Introduction to Library Research” course. She also served as the liaison for the chemistry, math, physics, biology, engineering, and health science departments. She has an MLIS and a BS in Mathematics and Atmospheric Science from UW-Milwaukee. Lyndsay has worked for AmeriCorps at Habitat for Humanity in both Austin, Texas and Aberdeen, North Carolina. In her free time, Lyndsay enjoys running and baking.

Courses Taught

INFOST 101: Information Literacy
INFOST 210: Information Resources for Research
INFOST 520: Managing Library Collections
INFOST 521: Introduction to Reference Services and Resources
INFOST 670: Instructional Technologies
INFOST 640: Information Literacy Instruction