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Patricia Clark

Patricia Clark

Research Librarian III and Electronic Resources Coordinator


B.A., University of California, Los Angeles
M.S.L.S., Catholic University of America

Office Location: Hofheimer Library
Phone: 757-455-3221
- Interdisciplinary Studies
- Hofheimer Library

Patty Clark has worked at Virginia Wesleyan since 2001. Patty earned a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from University of California at Los Angeles and a Masters of Library and Information Science from the Catholic University of America. 

Patty shares responsibility for research and instruction with Jenny Erdmann and Stephen Leist. She collaborates with faculty in developing appropriate research instruction sessions, and assists faculty with creating and revising assignments that enhance student learning and research success. She also manages electronic resources for the library.

Patty is the library liaison to the Natural Science & Mathematics school, the Educati,n and Recreation & Leisure Studies departments. Patty serves on the Educational Programs Commission and the President's Environmental Issues Council. She has also served on the Undergraduate Research Committee, INTEL, The Academic Effectiveness Committee and the QEP 2015 committee. Patty served as a Winter Shelter manager for three years. 

Come talk to Patty about what you have been reading or ask for assistance with research.

Empowering Students as Creators – Promoting Intellectual Property Awareness. Virginia Library Association conference. Clark, P & Erickson, S.. Poster (2106)

Librarians in the Huddle: Supporting Athlete Success On and Off the Field. Maryland Library Association/Delaware Library Association conference. Clark, P. & Erdmann, J.  Presentation. (2015)

Honor in Service: Leaders Responding to the Needs of Our Time. Virginia Military Institute Leadership Conference. Clark, P., Stolley, K. & Takacs, R. Presentation. (2015)

Secondary Sources: How Peer-Review Can Improve Student Learning presented at Virginia Library Association of College & Research Libraries Conference. Clark, P. & Leist, S.  Presentation and meet-up session. (2014)

Library Renovation 101: 90 days to move EVERYTHING and Maintain Library Operations. Virginia Library Association Annual Conference. W Clark, P., & Storey, M. Presentation. (2008)



Librarians work Sunday, Monday and Tuesday evenings. so office hours may vary. Also available by appointment.


Mon. 8 a.m.- 4  p.m.
Tues. 8 a.m.- 4  p.m.
Wed. 8 a.m.- 4 p.m.
Thurs. 8 a.m.- 4 p.m.
Fri. 8 a.m.- 4  p.m.

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INST108*01 Dev a Roadmap to Research