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Alison Verbeck

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Staff photo for Alison Verbeck.


Alison Verbeck
Job Title
Physics; Astronomy; and Mathematics Subject Librarian
Phone Number
(314) 935-6215


Physics, Astronomy, & Math


Alison joined the Washington University Libraries staff in 1998 as the Physics Librarian. Since 2019, she has served as the Physics and Math Librarian. Alison also served as a Technical Librarian at Ameren and the Science and Engineering Librarian at Washington University. She has a bachelor’s degree in physics and a master’s degree in library and information science from the University of Missouri–Columbia.

Selected projects, activities, and accomplishments

  • Graduate Student Senate’s Outstanding Staff Award, 2018.
  • Writes and edits library enewsletters for mathematics and physics faculties, staff,and students.
  • Provides support for physics faculty tenure and promotion review.
  • Orientation session and research guides for new faculty and students.