Paul Orkiszewski

Paul Orkiszewski
Paul Orkiszewski
Phone number: 
(828) 262-2801
Fax number: 
(828) 262-3001
Office address: 
Belk Library and Information Commons, Room 416
Job title: 
Interim Dean of University Libraries
Associate Professor
Administrative Services

Library Responsibilities

  • Lead, manage, establish policy and plan for library collections acquisitions in all formats.
  • Serve as a resource person to increase awareness among faculty and students about scholarly communication and intellectual property issues in the digital environment.
  • Serve as administrator for the Library’s Innovative Interfaces OPAC.


  • Master of Library and Information Science. University of Texas at Austin. May 1989.
  • Bachelor of Music/Master of Music. Rice University, Shepherd School of Music. May 1988. Cum laude. Thesis: An analytic overview of the music of Carl Ruggles.

Service Interests

  • American Library Association
  • North Carolina Library Association
  • Todd Community Preservation Organization

Scholarly Interests

  • Acquisitions and Collection Management
  • Aleatoric Decision Making
  • Matehmatical and Quantitaive Modeling and Analysis of Library Processes