Tara Schmidt

portrait of Tara Schmidt

Coordinator of Information Literacy & Assessment

Reference & Instruction

Subject Specialist For

  • Popular Reading
  • Writing Program


Tara provides resources and support to the departments of English and the Writing Program. She is available to answer research questions and to offer support for students and faculty.

Tara also collaborates with faculty to provide support for teaching and learning. She provides both in-person and virtual class workshops that build information literacy skills while exploring library resources. Faculty are encouraged to request concept-based assignments, individual class/assignment-based research guides, or screencasts to support learning.

Tara has a Bachelor of Arts in literature from Whitworth University and a Master of Library Science from Indiana University. Her ORCiD ID is 0000-0002-2422-9964.