Holly Gabriel

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Subject Areas

  • Government Information
  • Chemistry
  • International Studies
  • Health & Exercise Science
  • History
  • Nursing
  • Outdoor Adventure Leadership
  • Physics
  • Political Science

Contact Information

Hannon Library Committees

  • Assessment — Academic Support
  • Emergency Preparedness
  • Faculty Personnel Committee
  • Information Literacy & Assessment
  • Promotion & Outreach
  • Southern Oregon Digital Archives (SODA) Work Group

Campus Committees

  • Faculty Senate (2023 to 2026)
  • Veterans & Military Families Guidance Committee (2021 to 2023)
  • Open Educational Resources Advisory Group, Chair (2021 to present)
  • Financial Aid & Awards Committee (2023 to 2026)

Regional Committees

  • Open Oregon Educational Resources


  • Gabriel, H. & Juliani, J. (Forthcoming 2024). Showcasing Student Artwork in an Academic Library. Collaborative Librarianship.
  • Gabriel, H. (2024). [Review of the book Fake News in America: Contested Meanings in the Post-truth Era by A. Dimaggio]. Choice 61(7).
  • Gabriel, H. (2024). [Review of the book On Disinformation: How to Fight for Truth and Protect Democracy by L. McIntyre ]. Choice 61(5).
  • Gabriel, H. (2023). [Review of the book Knowledge as a Feeling: How Neuroscience and Psychology Impact Human Information Behavior by T. Swanson]. Choice 61(3).
  • Gabriel, H. (2023). [Review of the book The Routledge Handbook of Audio Description by C. Taylor & E. Perego, eds.]. Choice 61(2).
  • Gabriel, H. (2023). [Review of the book The Fault in our SARS: COVID-19 in the Biden Era by R. Wallace]. Choice 60(12).
  • Clark, K., Gabriel, H., Borysewicz, K. (October 2020). Development, Implementation and Importance of an Undergraduate Peer Research Consultant Program at the University of North Dakota’s Chester Fritz Library. Reference Services Review, 48(4), 579–600.
  • Hackman, D., Nilsen, R., & Gabriel, H. (April 2017). Leveraging Cross-Campus Collaborations to Promote Financial Literacy. Nursing and Allied Health Resources Section, Medical Library Association Newsletter, 37(2), 9–12.

Selected Presentations

  • Gabriel, H. & Sifton, N. (2022). Southern Oregon Digital Archives (SODA) Bioregion Collection [Poster]. Published online October 17-19 at the Federal Depository Library Conference.
  • Gabriel, H. & Jones, K. (2022). Improving Accessibility: The Library as an Inclusive Place. Presented online September 28 at the LibraryLinkNJ: New Jersey Library Cooperative Access & Accessibility Conference. (Invited Speakers for the Featured Session).
  • Gabriel, H. & Jones, K. (2022). Accessibility in Library Physical Spaces — Going from Requirements to Inclusivity. Presented online July 26 at the Orbis Cascade Alliance Accessibility Days.
  • Dodson, T. & Gabriel, H. (2022). Defending Your Rights: Author Agreements & Open Access. Presented online March 25 at the 2022 Online Northwest Conference.
  • Borysewicz, K., Clark, K., & Gabriel, H. (2019). Development of a Peer Research Consultant (PRC) Program. Oral presentation at the North Dakota Library Association Annual Meeting, West Fargo, ND.
  • Caro, S., & Gabriel, H. (2019). Fact or Fake? Helping Students Get the Facts. Oral presentation at the North Dakota Library Association Annual Meeting, West Fargo, ND.
  • Gabriel, H., & Yousif, Z. (2018). Institutional Repositories and Open Access Misconceptions at the University of North Dakota. Oral presentation at the North Dakota- Manitoba ACRL Chapter Symposium, Winnipeg, MB.
  • Borysewicz, K., & Gabriel, H. (2017). Making an Impact in Large Scale Classes and Seeing the Results. Oral presentation at North Dakota Library Association Annual Meeting, Grand Forks, ND.
  • Carroll, M., Gabriel, H., & Yousif, Z. (2017). Promoting Open Educational Resources at the University of North Dakota. Oral presentation at North Dakota-Manitoba Chapter of the Association of College and Research Libraries Annual Conference, Grand Forks, ND.
  • Gabriel, H., Hackman, D., & Nilsen, R. (2016). Serving the Holistic Needs of Collegiate Students through Cross-Campus Collaborations. Oral presentation at Manitoba Libraries Annual Conference, Winnipeg, MB.

Professional Memberships

  • Association of College and Research Libraries, 2017–Present
  • Academy of Health Information Professionals, Medical Library Association, 2011–2016
  • North Dakota Library Association, 2004–2021
  • American Library Association, 2001–Present
  • Medical Library Association, 2001–Present
  • Oregon Library Association, 2001–2004, 2021–Present


  • Certificate in Open Educational Resources (OER) Librarianship, Open Education Network, 2021
  • Graduate Certificate in College Teaching, University of North Dakota, 2019
  • MLS, Emporia State University, Portland, Oregon Cohort, 2004
  • MPH, Public Health, Northern Illinois University, 2000
  • BS, Community Health, Northern Illinois University, 1998

Previous Experience

  • Business & Government Documents Librarian, University of North Dakota, 2015–2021
  • Information Specialist, Rural Health Information Hub, University of North Dakota, 2004–2015
  • Library Assistant, Oregon Health & Science University, 2002–2004