Emma Sobczak Schell

Emma Sobczak Schell
Phone number: 
(828) 262-6903
Office address: 
Belk Library and Information Commons, Room 146
Job title: 
Lecturer Librarian
Assistant Professor
Learning and Research Services


Library Responsibilities

  • Participate in a robust library instruction program, providing in-person and online library instruction for the University’s general education program and course in the humanities.

  • Work collaboratively with the humanities faculty and library faculty to develop effective approaches to strengthening student’s information literacy skills.

  • Collaboratively develop and participate in library outreach and engagement programs.

  • Assist users in person and online with finding information, conducting research, and using Library resources.

Library Guides for Research

Liaison Areas

  • Online and Transfer Services

  • Student Veterans

  • Rhetoric and Composition

  • Writing Across the Curriculum


  • MLIS Library and Information Science, University of South Carolina at Columbia, SC

  • MA English Literature, Appalachian State University, NC

    • Certificate in Rhetoric and Composition, Appalachian State University, NC

  • BA English Literature, Milligan College, TN

Scholarly Interests

  • Information Literacy Instruction

  • Jane Austen Studies

  • Rhetoric and Composition

  • Archives and Preservation