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Amanda Black

Director of Access Services and Building Operations


Libraries: Access Services and Building Operations


Email: Amanda Black
Phone: 937-229-5408
Roesch Library 110


Amanda is the Director of Access Services and Building Operations and is responsible for all aspects of access services functions of University Libraries. This includes leadership and management of two service desks, Interlibrary loan, stacks maintenance, and over 30 student employees. Amanda investigates and evaluates current and changing trends applying acquired knowledge and expertise to improve workflows and services. She recommends policies and practices that improve and enhance a sustainable customer service model for the library. Amanda serves as the Door Access Control System Administrator, along with monitoring and managing building operations for University Libraries.


  • M.L.I.S., Kent State University
  • B.S., Wright State University

Professional Activities

  • OhioLINK, Inter-Campus Services Committee Member
  • Academic Library Association of Ohio (ALAO)
  • Supervisory Leadership Certificate Program
  • University Libraries Diversity & Inclusion Committee, 2018 -2021
  • University of Dayton, Flyer Promise Committee, 2016 - 2020

Research Interests

  • Cultural Psychology
  • Intersectional Theory in Sociology

Selected Publications