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Kathy Labadorf

Library Liaison to Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and Undergraduate Education

Kathy Labadorf
University of Connecticut
Homer Babbidge Library
Research & Instruction Services
Level 1
369 Fairfield Way Unit 1005 RI
Storrs, CT 06269-1005


Voice: 860.486.1253
Fax: 860.486.6100

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Kathy is responsible for selecting books, journals and electronic resources; providing in-depth research assistance and library instruction; and acting as the advocate within the Library for the following:

Departments, Schools, or Programs

Kathy also serves as the Undergraduate Services Librarian for the Storrs Campus. Library Instruction for Students


Contact Kathy to request any of these services, or for help with any other library-related question or concerns.

Library Instruction - request general orientation, course-related instruction, and focused research training. Group and individual training sessions are available by appointment. For group sessions, please contact the liaison at least 2 weeks in advance.

Research Assistance - request help in selecting appropriate resources, performing database searches, or locating relevant materials at other institutions.

Citation Assistance - request help in verifying citations for publications, bibliographies, or Interlibrary Loan orders.

New Materials Requests - suggest titles to be added to the Libraries' collection.


Kathy was graduated from the University of Massachusetts in 1975 with a Bachelor of Music degree, magna cum laude. As a professional flutist, she performed and taught for over twenty-five years in Southern New England and was co-director for ten years of the Hop River Chamber Music Series.

In 1999, Kathy earned her MLS from Syracuse University through the distance learning program. Since that time, the use of technology in education and information delivery has been the focus of her research.