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Staff Profile

Joseph H. Richard, MLIS.

Outreach Coordinator, Colorado Campus
Department of Library Services• (720) 875-2427 • Circulation Desk


Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS)
University of Denver
Denver, CO

Bachelor of Arts
Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Indiana, PA

Professional Experience

2017 – Present: Outreach Coordinator
Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Frank Ritchel Ames Memorial Library

2016 – 2017: Circulation Clerk
Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Frank Ritchel Ames Memorial Library

2016 – 2017: Scheduling and Catalog Assistant
University of Denver, Office of the Registrar

2016 – 2016: Operations Manager
University of Denver, Conference and Event Services

2015 – 2016: Graduate Research Assistant
University of Denver, Driscoll Student Center

Teaching Experience

Guest Lecturer, 3rd-yr Surgery Course (2018 - present)

Conference Presentations

Designing on a Budget: Using LibGuides to Transform Our Library's Website, ALA-Mid Winter, 2018

Honors & Awards

Dean Scholarship
University of Denver

Excellence in Leadership
University of Denver, Driscoll Student Center

1st year Volunteer Award: Family and Youth Outings
Venture Outdoors

Topics Paper Award
Indiana University of Pennsylvania, History Department

Professional Societies & Affiliations

Member, ALA, (2017 - present)

Member, CCML (2018 - present) 


Joseph RichardMLIS is originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and has lived in Colorado since 2014. He completed his Masters of Library and Information Science from the University of Denver in 2016, and a B.A. in History from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 2012. Joseph has been the Outreach Coordinator at the Frank Ritchel Ames Memorial Library in Colorado since 2017. As the Outreach Coordinator, he works across-campus to connect RVU's community members with library services and information resources. 

Joseph spends most of his free-time away from work watching B-Horror movies on Netflix, going to meetups, and exploring all that Colorado has to offer. 


Colorado Campus 8401 S. Chambers Road, Parker, CO 80134 | Tel(720) 875-2847 

Utah Campus 255 E. Center Street, Ivins, UT 84738 | Tel(435) 222-1333