06BAAD5B-C6CD-79E0-693FCEE5D94DEBED
0F86925B-C9FA-56F2-ED895B5E8CFA79FE

Hamilton College Library
315-859-4479

 

Services & Support

Research and Instruction Librarians
 

 

Lisa Forrest
Director, Research and Instruction Services

lforrest@hamilton.edu
315-859-4476

PHOTO: BY MARIANITA PEASLEE

Lisa A. Forrest received her M.L.S. from the University at Buffalo. She is the recipient of the Excellence in Library Service Award from the Western New York Library Resources Council (2008), and a fellow of the Western New York Library Resources Council’s Leadership Institute (2009) and the Educause Leading Change Institute (2014).  Lisa's scholarly writing has appeared in a variety of publications, including American Libraries, A Leadership Primer for New Librarians (Neal-Schuman Publishers), Journal of Library Innovation, Thinking Outside the Book (McFarland), Urban Library Journal, Writing and Publishing: The Librarians Handbook (ALA Editions), and Job Stress and the Librarian (McFarland).

 

Current Interests and Activities

Lisa's academic interests include the use of innovative technologies in library instruction, library leadership, and creative marketing and outreach. An accomplished poet, Lisa's creative writing has been featured in ArtVoice, Buffalo News, Damn the Caesars, eco-poetics, elimae, foursquare, The Great Lakes Review, Hot Metal Bridge, Kadar Koli, WordWrights, and Yellow Edenwald Field. Other honors received include Pushcart nominations, the “Best of Buffalo: Best Poet” award (ArtVoice, 2011), and the National Public Radio News Directors Incorporated (PRINDI) Award for her radio commentary. 

 

Liaison Areas

Music
 

On Campus

Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Unscheduled visits welcome.
 

Arrange a Consultation

Research
Course Support
 

More Help

View All Liaisons
Ask a Librarian

Cupola