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Staff Profile

April D. Harward, MIS

Library Coordinator, Utah Campus
Department of Library Services• (435) 222-1331 • Circulation Desk


Master of Information Studies (MIS: ARCR & LIBS)
Victoria University of Wellington
Wellington, New Zealand


Bachelor of Arts
University of Utah
Salt Lake City, Utah

Professional Experience

2016-2021: Foreign English Teacher
Gyeonggi-do Office of Education and Gaepo Preschool Academy

2012-2016: Authorities Specialist

2011-2012: Children's and YA Librarian
Flaxmere Public Library, Hastings District Libraries

2008-2010: Library Technician
Landstuhl Library, Kaiserslautern Military Community

2007-2008: Children's Librarian
Ketchum Community Library

2002-2005: Library Clerk
Family Center, Champaign Early Childhood Center

2000-2002: Library Specialist
Acquisitions/Receiving, Marriott Library, University of Utah

Professional Societies & Affiliations


Member, LIANZA, (2011-2012)

Member, ALA, (2007-2008) 

Member, YALSA, (2007-2008)

Member, ILA, (2007-2008)


April HarwardMIS is originally from Burley, Idaho and has lived in four countries and five states. She completed her Masters of Library Studies from the Victoria University of Wellington in 2011, and a B.A. in English from the University of Utah in 2001. April has been the Library Coordinator at the Frank Ritchel Ames Memorial Library in Utah since 2021. As the Library Coordinator, she works to provide RVU students with information resources that will benefit their long-term educational goals so that they can more completely serve their communities. 

April enjoys reading all the things she should have read for fun in her earlier years.  She also enjoys the occasional Korean drama and British sci-fi series.  April is always looking for new hobbies and interests and enjoys random trivia.


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