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Kimberly Martin, M.L.S.


Kimberly Martin has a Bachelor of Fine Art from Pacific Northwest College of Art, and received her Master in Library Science from Emporia State University. During her graduate studies, Kimberly interned for the StreamNet Library (currently known as The Columbia Basin Fish & Wildlife Library) and at Clark College as a reference intern.

Kimberly previously worked as a Reference Librarian at Clark College, and as a Reference Librarian at Washington State University in Vancouver. Her roles were to provide reference assistance to students and faculty, and to work with faculty to design instruction sessions. Prior to her position at Gonzaga, Kimberly worked as a circulation assistant for Washington State University in Spokane.

Kimberly is the Catalog Librarian at Gonzaga’s Chastek Library. In this position, she facilitates discovery and access to the library’s physical and electronic collections by creating, maintaining, and enhancing bibliographic metadata in Chastek Library’s integrated library system and discovery platform. This position also manages government documents receiving, and physical processing of library materials.

Teaching, Presentations, and Academic Service


  • Library Introduction: College Essentials, Clark College
  • Library Introduction: Transitional Studies, Clark College
  • Information Literacy and Research Techniques: English 101, Clark College
  • Information Literacy and Research Techniques: English 102, Clark College
  • Research Methods Lab: Human Development 310, Washington State University
  • Information Literacy for Social Science Research: Human Development 205, Human Development 403, Washington State University
  • Historical Research: The Roots of Contemporary Issues History 105/305, Washington State University

Academic Service

  • Gonzaga Law School Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee, 2020 - Present
  • Gonzaga Law School Building Committee, 2021 - Present
  • Inland Northwest Council of Libraries Continuing Professional Education Committee, 2021 - Present

Professional Memberships

  • Member of the American Library Association, 2019-Present
  • Member of the Social Responsibilities Round Table, 2019-Present
  • Member of the American Association of Law Libraries, 2019-Present
  • Member of the Western Pacific Chapter of American Association of Law Libraries, 2019-Present

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