Molly Mathias

  • User Experiences Team Lead, User Services - User Experiences

Subject Contacts

  • Communication
  • Dance
  • English
  • Information Studies, School of
  • Journalism, Advertising, and Media Studies
  • Theatre

Job Responsibilities

  • Leadership, assessment and communication of services and Learning Commons philosophy.
  • Serve as a liaison with Learning Commons partners and identify best practices for collaboration.
  • Develop services that enhance support of undergraduate curriculum and information needs.


  • Master of Library and Information Science – University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • Master of English – University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • Bachelor of Arts, Linguistics & English – University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Professional Activities

Professional Affiliations

  • American Library Association, 1998-Present
  • Association of College and Research Libraries, 2000-Present
  • Wisconsin Association of Academic Librarians, 2004- Present

Selected Publications & Presentations

  • "Learning From Our Students’ Freedom of Speech: Assessing Whiteboard Questions In The Learning Commons"
    Poster Session. ACRL Conference March 30th - April 2nd, 2011.

  • “Teach to Divergent Learning Styles: Make Them Motivated.” Co-presenter. Wisconsin Association of Academic Librarians Conference. Green Lake, Wisconsin. April 2009.
  • Internet review of Chronicling America in the Association of College and Research Libraries News. Volume 69 Number 11, December 2008.
  • “Infusing Campus Collaboration Using a Library Administered First Year Experience Program.” Association of College & Research Libraries 12th National Conference. Minneapolis, Minnesota. April 9, 2005.
  • “Mobilizing Your Instruction Program with Wireless Technology” Net Effects: How Librarians Can Manage the Unintended Consequences of the Internet. Ed. Marylaine Block. Medford, NJ: Information Today Inc., 2003. 101-110. (Book Chapter)

Professional Interests

  • Information Literacy
  • Literary Cannon & Literature
  • Curriculum Development and At-Risk College Students
  • Internet Research