Lore Guilmartin

Director of Library Services

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Dr. Lore A. Guilmartin

MSIS, Library and Information Studies, The University of Texas at Austin

PhD, Anthropology, Texas A&M University, College Station

MS, Textiles and Clothing, Iowa State University

BA, Anthropology, Texas A&M University, College Station

Lore Guilmartin serves as Director of Library Services for the Mary Helen Cochran Library at Sweet Briar College.  She received a BA in Anthropology from Texas A&M University, an MS in Textiles and Clothing from Iowa State University, and an MSIS (Master of Science in Information Studies) from The University of Texas at Austin.  She earned a PhD in Anthropology from Texas A&M University, examining the role of clothing on the mid-19th century American mining frontier through artifacts recovered from the steamboat Bertrand.  Dr. Guilmartin’s professional interests focus on research education, teaching college and university library patrons how to research effectively, while studying and throughout their lives.


Block, E., Guilmartin, L., Coleman, P., & Moe, T. (2019, Nov. 1). Be a Librarian and See the World! Presentation at the New Mexico Library Association/Mountain Plains Library Association joint conference, Albuquerque, NM.

Guilmartin, L. (2018). Book review: Information Literacy in the Workplace. Communications in Information Literacy, 12 (2), 226-229. https://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/27573

Guilmartin, L. (2018, May 23). Electronic resource review: Berg Fashion Library. ccAdvisor. DOI:10.5260/CCA.199486. http://ccadvisor.org/review/10.5260/CCA.199486.

Martin, J., Guilmartin, L., & Williams, J., (2014, October). Sustainable and effective professional development for information literacy: Current status and thoughts for the future. Paper presented at the European Conference on Information Literacy, Dubrovnik, Croatia.

Williams, J., Guilmartin, L., & Hansen, C. (2014, June). Lessons from the desert: The Information Literacy Network of the Gulf and Qatar, Oral presentation to the American Library Association Annual Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada.