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Loyola/Notre Dame Library names Katy O’Neill director

Loyola University Maryland

July 21, 2021


The Loyola/Notre Dame Library, which provides information services and resources to Loyola University Maryland and Notre Dame of Maryland University, named Mary Catherine “Katy” O’Neill as library director. O’Neill, who was unanimously appointed by the library’s board of trustees, will begin in the role on Oct. 1.

“With a firm focus on mission, a passion for working directly with a range of library users, meaningful consortial experience, strong connectivity to our universities, and a watchful eye on the continually evolving library landscape, Katy is a proven leader who will continue to advance the Loyola/Notre Dame Library for the betterment of our excellent library staff and the two outstanding universities that it serves,” said Stuart A. Smith III, president of the Library’s Board of Trustees.

O’Neill has served the library in different roles since 2012, including as associate director of research and technology services since 2016. She brought previous library experience at the University of Maryland – Global Campus, the United States Naval Academy, and the National Archives.