Kathy Snediker, Head
MLIS--University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC
Kathy has worked for University Libraries at the University of South Carolina in a variety of roles since she arrived in Columbia in 2005. Starting as a library assistant for the Coleman Karesh Law Library, she moved on to a part-time position in Reference at Thomas Cooper Library. Prior to joining USC as a full-time faculty member in 2011, she served as the Associate Director of Library and Instructional Technology Services at Newberry College. Before beginning her career as an academic librarian, Kathy worked in corporate environments as an operations manager and sales team leader. As the Interim Head of the Springs Library, she uses her combined experience in business, library research, and instruction to support the students and faculty of the Darla Moore School of Business.
Emily Doyle, Business Librarian
MAcc—Auburn University, Auburn, AL
MSLIS—Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
CAS in Digital Libraries—Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
Emily joined Springs Business Library after several years of industry experience that included for-profit and non-profit companies of all sizes and types of business organizations. Emily was the Accounting & Audit Manager at a $50 million+ international organization in Washington, DC, where she managed audits in Africa and the Middle East. Emily gained library experience while working at Georgetown University's Lauinger Library, World Bank's Library and Archives of Development, and The MIT Press. Her main focus at Moore is to provide instruction to students that will help prepare them for the research required to be a successful business professional. Additionally, she manages Springs' website and provides research and reference services to faculty and students.
Lisa Arkell, Library Operations Manager
BA—State University of New York, Geneseo
LTA Certificate—Black Hawk College
Lisa joined the Springs Business Library in August 2010. Her prior experience includes eight years at the Geneseo Public Library District and teaching basic writing and college reading strategies at Great Basin College. At the Springs Business Library, Lisa is responsible for library operations, supervising student employees, and the annex project. She is interested in contemporary literature, travel, and film.
For the past three years, Amy has managed the services desk at the Business Library during day hours. She responds to student requests, oversees circulation, and participates in special projects.
Justin Young, Nights & Weekends Supervisor
BA—University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC
Justin Young has worked at the USC Springs Business Library as a student worker since 2008, and currently works as the Nights and Weekends Supervisor. With a recently-finished BA in Anthropology, Justin is interested in eventually working in Historic Preservation and Museum Curation. In his spare time, he enjoys reading on ancient history, practicing Brazilian Jiu-jitsu and wrestling, going to see live music, and spending time with his girlfriend and their dog Edith.
Chanvis Moses is majoring in Business (Marketing and Finance). He is a huge sports fan, who loves watching basketball, football, and tennis. He also enjoys spending time with his family in Clinton, SC, and playing basketball with friends here on campus.
Kacey Fagler is a student at USC's College of Pharmacy. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, USC football, and playing volleyball and basketball.
Kyle Dauberman is a senior student and Broadcast Journalism major. He also works as a part-time intern for the Sports Department of WOLO-TV, the ABC-affiliate station for Columbia. In his free time, he loves to watch football, basketball, baseball, and is a self-described "sports fanatic". Naturally, he says that his dream job would be working for ESPN.
Paul Ahn is a senior at USC, majoring in International Business and Marketing with a minor in Chinese studies. He enjoys watching movies and traveling in his spare time, and his favorite country he hasvisited is Guatemala. His dream job would be working for the United Nations.
Xin Zhang is an International sophomore student majoring in Business (Accounting). His favorite things to do are cooking, traveling, eating new foods, learning and practicing new languages, and becoming friends with students from other countries here on campus. His dream job would be teaching English in China, because he enjoys relaying his knowledge and experience for the benefit of other people.