Amanda Starkel joined Butler University as the Information Commons and eLearning Librarian in August 2013. Information Commons has expanded and now is responsible for the single service point at Irwin Library and the service point in the Center for Academic Technology. Amanda works with her staff and Megan Grady-Rutledge of the Center for Academic Technology team to ensure that the student employees of Information Commons are meeting service needs and achieving the learning goals of the program. She also serves as the liaison to several sections of FYS, GHS, Human Communication and Organizational Development, Academic Affairs, and the English department.
Previously, she served as the Instruction Librarian and Interim Library Director at Defiance College in Ohio. She received her MLS from Indiana University's Bloomington campus in 2009.