Heidi G. Gauder

Contact Information

Heidi G. Gauder

Coordinator of Instruction and Reference

  • Full-Time Faculty


Heidi coordinates the Roesch Library instruction program, which includes scheduling library research sessions and maintaining & assessing the online library tutorial. In addition to instruction, Heidi is responsible for scheduling the Information and Research Help service desks. She is the library liaison to the History and Political Science Departments.

Courses Taught

  • PHL240: Research Methods for Philosophy Majors
  • INS250: Research Methods for International Studies Majors


  • B.A., University of Dayton
  • M.A., Purdue University
  • M.L.S., Indiana University

Research Interests

  • Leisure reading in academic libraries
  • Undergraduate research and documentation

Selected Publications

Kelly, Katy; Hoelscher, Colleen, and Gauder, Heidi. "Results for résumés: Managing undergraduate library interns." Library Leadership & Management, 28(4), 2014.

Escobar, Hector, Heidi Gauder, and Frances Rice. “Change by numbers: Using data to assess and transform library service environments.” Catholic Library World, 83(1), 2012.

Gauder, Heidi and Fred Jenkins, “Engaging undergraduates in discipline-based research.” Reference Services Review. 40(2), 2012.

Gauder, Heidi, Joan Giglierano, and Christine Schramm. “Porch Reads: Encouraging Recreational Reading Among College Students.” College & Undergraduate Libraries, 14(2), 2007.

Gauder, Heidi. “Weddings.” In Magazines for Libraries. Ed. by Cheryl LaGuardia. New Providence, NJ: R.R. Bowker. 12th, 13th, and 15th editions. 2003, 2004, 2006.

Gauder, Heidi. ""The Hunt for Plagiarism: Using the right tools for the right job."" Internet Reference Services Quarterly, 8 (4), 27-51. 2003.