Cadence Atchinson

Cadence Atchinson


Online Research and Teaching Librarian

Library liaison for Online programs.

Cadence has a liberal arts background and provides in person and asynchronous orientation and instruction in library resources. Read More



Sonya Durney

Sonya Durney


Research and Teaching Librarian

Library Liaison to Animal Behavior, Aquaculture & Aquarium Sciences, Business Administration, English, Interdisciplinary Studies, Marine Sciences, Marine Affairs, Political Science, Psycholgy, and Sport & Recreation Management. Read More


Information Literacy


Library Instruction

Community Engagement

Group Facilitation

Market Research

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Elizabeth Dyer

M.L.I.S., A.H.I.P.

Associate Dean of Library Services

Research and Teaching Librarian

(207) 221-4333

Abplanalp Library
Reference Office

Library liaison for the College of Pharmacy, Westbrook College of Health Professions programs in Physical Therapy and Physician Assistant. 

Beth has a BA from Cornell University, an MLIS from University of South Carolina, and is a Senior Member of the Medical Library Association's Academy of Health Information Professionals (AHIP). She was a Spring 2015 fellow at the National Library of Medicine's  Georgia Biomedical Informatics Course, attended the University of Pittsburgh's Systematic Review Workshop in 2016, and Dartmouth's Supporting Clinical Care: An Institute for Evidence-Based Practice for Medical Librarians in... Read More


health sciences librarianship

faculty-librarian collaboration teaching evidence-based practice

research support

systematic reviews

cally gurley

Cally Gurley


Special Collections Librarian

Cally Gurley has a background in Art History and Applied Art and a Master's degree in Library and Information Science. Prior to coming to UNE she worked in the Bowdoin College Archives and Special Collections Department as the Processing Archivist cataloging and creating web access to the Senate collection of Senator George J. Mitchell. At UNE she has worked as the Curator of UNE's Maine Women Writers Collection from 1999-2010. Currently she works as the Special Collections Librarian.  Special Collections includes... Read More


Facilitating primary source research by undergraduate graduate post-graduate researchers in UNE collections



Special Collections(artifacts/historical archival materials)

UNE Librarian Bethany Kenyon

Bethany Kenyon


Scholarly Communication Librarian

(207) 221-4325

Abplanalp Library

Library liaison for Dental Hygiene.

Bethany has a B.A. from Saint Michael's College and an M.S.L.S. from Clarion University. In addition to administering DUNE: DigitalUNE, UNE's centralized online repository, she consults with UNE community members on scholarly communication topics... Read More

Amanda Leen

Amanda Leen


User Experience Librarian

Environmental Council Co-Chair

(207) 602-2833

Ketchum Library

Library Liaison for Mathematics, Athletic Training, Exercise Science, and Global Studies. 

Amanda has been with UNE Library Services since 2010. She has a bachelor or Arts degree from Hamilton College, where she majored in Spanish and Studio Art, and earned her Masters of Science in Library Science from Clarion University in 2016. In her position as User Experience Librarian, she works to ensure that library services are meeting the needs of UNE students, faculty and staff by applying principles of human-centered design... Read More

Stew MacLehose

Stew MacLehose

M.L.I.S., M.Ed.

Associate Dean of Library Services

Digital Services & Systems Librarian

Library liaison for the College of Dental Medicine.

Stew earned a B.A. degree from Colby College, a M.Ed. degree from the University of New Hampshire and a M.L.I.S. degree from the University of South Carolina.  Prior to working at UNE, he worked at Bowdoin College Library in Brunswick Maine and Patten Free Library in Bath Maine.... Read More

Cathleen Miller

Cathleen Miller

M.A., M.L.S.

Curator, Maine Women Writers Collection

(207) 221-4334

Abplanalp Library
Maine Women Writers Collection

Library Liaison to the Department of Society, Culture and Languages and the Women's and Gender Studies Program; Co-chair, Environmental Council

Cathleen collaborates with faculty members to bring special collections materials into the classroom. She is an interdisciplinary thinker and willing to work within multiple constraints to make sure that UNE students have access to our rich collections of rare books and manuscript materials. Cathleen is a community herbalist, and in that capacity serves as an advisor to... Read More


20th century poetry

experimental poetry and poetics

Third wave feminist writing

herbal medicine

LGBT history


Women and gender studies

environmental ethics

Jefferson Navicky


(207) 221-4360

Abplanalp Library
Maine Women Writers Collection

Before MWWC, Jefferson worked as an archivist for the Djuna Barnes Literary Estate managed by the Authors League Fund. Since 2007, he has taught in the English department of Southern Maine Community College. He earned degrees from Denison University (BA in English) and Naropa University (MFA in Writing & Poetics).  He is the author of a book of stories, The Paper Coast (Spuyten Duyvil 2018) and a poem/novel The Book of Transparencies (Kernpunkt 2018), as well as the chapbook, Uses... Read More


experimental fiction

experimental poetry and poetics



prose poetry

Writing Support; teaching English composition and research

Amanda Skinner

Art Gallery Manager

(207) 221-4449

Abplanalp Library
Special Collections Office

Library Liason to the Department of Arts.Read More


Collections management

Object interpretation

Academic museums


Art History/Museum Studies

Fine Art

Museum education


Special Collections(artifacts/historical archival materials)

Laura Taylor

Laura Taylor


Metadata Librarian

(207) 221-4360

Abplanalp Library

Laura has a BFA in Art and an MSIS from the University of Texas. Before coming to UNE, she worked for the Center for American History, Austin Independent School District, and the University of Texas, digitizing rare materials. In her position as Metadata Librarian, Laura performs a multitude of tasks, including cataloging, digitization, design and general awesomeness. She is also Library Liaison to the Department of Nutrition.Read More


Affiliated Faculty


Director, Creative Writing Programs, Maine Women Writers Collection

David Kuchta runs the creative writing programs at the Maine Women Writers Collection at the University of New England. He leads the Gathering of Writers series of workshops. He is a full-time editor at Rosen Publishing, is the author of an award-winning book of academic nonfiction, and is currently working on a historical novel set in New York City in the late eighteenth century.... Read More

Jennifer S. Tuttle

Dorothy M. Healy Professor of Literature and Health

Professor of English

Director, Maine Women Writers Collection

Co-founder and faculty, Women's and Gender Studies Program

Jennifer Tuttle teaches courses on literature and health studies, US Literature and cutlure, women's writing, and the US West. Holding an endowed chair in literature and health, she designs courses, pursues scholarship, and develops curricular and programming initiatives that integrate the health sciences and the humanities at UNE. As the Dorothy M. Healy Professor, she is also director of the Maine Women Writers Collection. Beyond UNE, she is coeditor of Legacy: A Journal of American Women Writers.

She... Read More


Literature and Health

United States literature and culture

Women's literary history

Literatures of the US West

Charlotte Perkins Gilman studies

Women's detective fiction

literary recovery and archival studies

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