- Reference Librarian
- Vermont Technical College
- Website: www.rurallibrariansunite.org
- Twitter: @willoughbrarian
Lydia Willoughby is Reference Librarian at Vermont Technical College, where she focuses on reference services and bibliographic instruction. Willoughby has a Master’s in Library and Information Science from the Palmer School at Long Island University (2011), as well as a Master of Arts in English Literature from The University of Montana (2006). Her research interests include 19th Century American culture, copyright law and intellectual freedom, as well as information literacy and student-centered approaches to resource discovery. Originally hailing from South Carolina, she frequently organizes library advocacy and LGBTQ community benefits in her free time. Willoughby is a founder of Rural Librarians Unite, and member of Que(e)ry Party and The Desk Set.