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Jillian Ewalt

Associate Professor; Librarian for Visual Resources

Full-Time Faculty

Libraries: Marian Library


Email: Jillian Ewalt
Phone: 937-229-4224
Roesch Library 712 and Fitz Hall 432


As a Librarian for Visual Resources, Jillian manages the art and artifacts collection in the Marian Library. Her responsibilities include collection development and management, exhibits, reference services, instruction, and outreach. Jillian also serves as the liaison to the department of Art and Design.


  • M.L.I.S., San Jose State University
  • B.A. California State University, Monterey Bay

Professional Activities

  • ARLIS/NA (Art Libraries Society, North America)

Research Interests

  • Visual literacy
  • Visual resources in archives and special collections
  • Metadata for visual resources

Selected Publications

  • Ewalt, J. (Summer 2021). The veins that lighten dearth: Documenting hidden collections in rural California. Journal of Western Archives. Provo, UT.
  • Ewalt, J. (Fall 2016). Image as evidence: A citation analysis of visual resources in American history scholarship, 2010-2014. Art Documentation. Chicago, IL: Art Libraries Society of North America.
  • Slater, J. (September 2015). Archival exhibits as interdisciplinary teaching tools: A case study. Catholic Library World, 86(1).
  • Slater, J. & Hoelscher, C. (Winter 2014). The use of archives by Catholic historians, 2010-2012: A citation study. Archival Issues, 35(1). Chicago, IL: Midwest Archives Conference.