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Pam Cipkowski

Assistant Professor
Murphy Library
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

Specialty area(s)

Library Collection Development


MLIS Library and Information Science, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee 2000

BA Journalism, Marquette University 1990


Professional history

Collection Development Librarian, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse 2019-present

Electronic Resources Librarian, Lake Forest College 2016-2019

Cataloging Librarian, Loyola University Chicago Law Library 2008-2014

Serials Cataloging Librarian, Ryerson & Burnham Libraries, Art Institute of Chicago 2005-2008

Serials Cataloging Librarian, American Geographical Society Library, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee 2000-2003



Cody Hackett, Kansas State University; Katie Thonen, St. Mary's University; Laura Turner, University of San Diego ; and Pam Cipkowski, Murphy Library; presented "Fearlessly Interim: Best Practices for E-Resources Management When the Position is Vacant" at ER&L (Electronic Resources and Libraries) Conference on March 7, in Austin, Texas.

Submitted on: Mar. 13, 2023



Pamela Cipkowski and Katherine Fish, both Murphy Library, co-authored the article "The Case for Context in Journal Evaluations" in Serials Review published on July 21 by Taylor & Francis.

Submitted on: July 29, 2022



Pamela Cipkowski and Katherine Fish, both Murphy Library, presented "Misguided Metrics: The Case for Context in Journal Evaluation" at Electronic Resources and Libraries Conference on March 16 online.

Submitted on: Mar. 21, 2022