Kopecky, Linda

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lkopecky@uwm.eduGolda Meir Library W125D
Head, Research Services
User Services - Research Services

Subject Contacts

  • Criminal Justice
  • Helen Bader School of Social Welfare
  • Political Science
  • School of Continuing Education
  • Social Work
  • Urban Studies

Job Responsibilities

  • Head of Research Services
  • Instruction, research consultation and collection support for Criminal Justice, Legal Studies/Pre-Law, Political Science, Public Administration, Social Work and Urban Studies
  • Depository Coordinator for the Federal Depository Library Program and the Wisconsin Document Depository Program
  • Library Contacts Coordinator


  • Master of Arts, Professional Studies (Library Science) – Northern Illinois University
  • Bachelor of Arts, English – Northern Illinois University

Professional Activities


  • American Library Association
    • Councilor at Large, 2015-
  • ALA Allied Professional Association
    • APA Councilor, 2015-
  • Association of College & Research Libraries
    • ACRL Director-at-Large, 2008-2012
  • Library Leadership and Management Association
  • Reference & User Services Association
  • Freedom to Read Foundation
  • Government Documents Round Table (ALA)
    • GODORT Steering Committee, 1992-2000
  • Intellectual Freedom Round Table (ALA)

Professional Interests

  • Information literacy and graduate education
  • Value of academic libraries
  • Legislation and government relations