Kate isn't regularly scheduled at the library during July and August, but you can still reach her via email.
During Summer 2 there will be a librarian on call at Halle Library Mondays thru Wednesdays 10-5, and Thursdays 10-3. Ask at the Information Desk, or call 487-2445 and ask for the librarian on call.
What I do
Teach students how to find information
Select education resources for the EMU Library
Develop research aids for EMU students
Help faculty obtain resources to support their teaching and research
Kate has more than 20 years' experience as a librarian supporting faculty and students at EMU, MIT, and the University of Michigan. She has worked on Department of Education and National Science Digital Library grants related to helping K-12 teachers use internet resources. Kate has taught high school English and Foreign Language, as well as graduate courses for future librarians at the UM School of Information.
Kate researches problems related to expensive textbooks in higher education. She serves as the EMU Library's advocate for finding solutions to this problem.
Masters of Information and Library Studies (MILS) - University of Michigan
BA English Education - Michigan State University
Kate enjoys working with EMU students and faculty.
Pittsley, K. (2013) Just Link to It! An Experiment in Providing Selected Course Readings as Library e-Books, e-Fellows Grant, Eastern Michigan University.
Pittsley, Kate. (2008). You Can Change the World: Meet Social Entrepreneurs Who Have, FRONTLINE/World Social Entrepreneurs Film Program Grant from the American Library Association and the Public Broadcasting System. Grant funded on August 6, 2008.