Humanities Librarian

Senior Librarian

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Preferred name: Elizabeth

Knight Library

Research & Instructional Services



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Mailing address:
1299 University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, OR 97403-1299

Subject Areas:
Cinema Studies, Comparative Literature, Theater Arts

French (Basic Spoken)
Spanish (Basic Written)

My research guides



2016  M.A., English with a Structured Emphasis in Film Studies, University of Oregon

2002  Masters in Library and Information Science, San Jose State University

1990  Bachelor of Arts, Comparative Literature, University of California Santa Cruz


Areas of Interest:

Archival film, non-theatrical film, Oregon film history, reference services


Teaching/Service/Selected Publications:

"'Planned, Plotted, Played, Pictured by Students': The Ambitious Amateurs of Ed's Coed." (with Michael Aronson). Film History, 31.2 (2019) 

CINE 335 Exhibition & Moviegoing (with Michael Aronson), Winter 2020 (Oregon Theater Project website)

"Hometown Show: Early Movie Theaters in Eugene and Springfield." Oregon Historical Quarterly, Fall 2016.

“No Birds, No Bees, No Moralizing: Lester F. Beck, Progressive Educational Filmmaker.” (with Michael Aronson).The Moving Image 13.1 (2014): 49-70.

LIB 399 16mm Lost & Found, Winter 2010 (course website)

Tribal Libraries in the United States: A Directory of American Indian and Alaska Native Facilities. McFarland & Company, Inc., 2007