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***Job Announcement***

The new ISU-Meridian Health Sciences library will be opening in Fall 2019, and we are currently accepting applications for work-study positions for the fall semester. These positions offer up to 19 hours of work per week, at a rate of $9/hour, beginning in August (start date is flexible).

Working at the library will help you gain valuable skills that will benefit your academic and professional careers! The job will entail helping the ISU Librarian with assisting library patrons, including both administrative tasks and more advanced duties such as staffing the reference desk and helping with student and faculty questions. Training will be provided.

Ideal applicants will be reliable and trustworthy, willing to learn, and happy to assist others with a customer service mindset.

Responsibilities will include:

Opening and closing the library at scheduled times
Reviewing the ISU library website materials for content and accessibility
Assisting library patrons in searching for and retrieving materials from online library databases
Assisting the librarian with duties related to the LLIB 1115 information literacy course
Circulation duties, including checking out materials and mailing items to other ISU locations
Other duties and special projects as assigned 

To apply, please fill out the application form and email your application materials, along with any questions, to Kristin Whitman at



Hello, ISU-Meridian students and faculty!

The ISU-Meridian library page is also the “Idaho Health Sciences Library” page, and it can be found at I encourage you to think of the library as a virtual space – all our resources are available to you online, and can even be accessed off campus with your ISU login!

Reminder- We are no longer sharing space with the high school library.  We do have a physical library space that is still under construction. As of June 2018, one of the former computer labs (room 505) is set up as a quiet study space.

My name is Kristin Whitman, and I am the current librarian in Meridian. Library hours are currently held out of office 508A, on the first floor of the building.  Library hours in Meridian are posted at Please stop by with your questions! My door is always open and I am ready to help. You can also call me at (208) 373-1817, or email me at

If you need help using our database resources, a number of helpful tutorials are available on the ISU Libraries YouTube channel.

For subject-specific help, you can also select research guides by subject from the “Research Help” section of the Health Sciences Library page.

Finally, please stop by my office anytime to say hi and introduce yourself! I’m here to help.

Kristin Whitman