Jessica U. Oberlin


  • Master of Science in Library Science, Clarion University, Clarion, Pennsylvania
  • Bachelor of Arts in English Literature with Secondary Education Certification, Lycoming College, Williamsport, Pennsylvania


  • Kappa Delta Pi (National Education Honor Society)
  • Sigma Tau Delta (National English Honor Society)


  • Instructional Services Librarian and Coordinator of Access Services, Snowden Library, Lycoming College, Williamsport, Pennsylvania, 2012-
  • High School Librarian, Warrior Run School District, Turbotville, Pennsylvania, 2009-2012
  • English Teacher, Mifflinburg Area School District, Mifflinburg, Pennsylvania, 2007-2009

Committees and Memberships in Professional Organizations:

  • American Library Association (ALA)
  • Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL)
  • Pennsylvania Library Association (PaLA)
  • Lycoming College:
      • Copyright Guidance Committee (chair)
      • Independent Studies Committee
      • Writing Across the Curriculum Committee

    Publications & Presentations:

    • Broussard, M.S., Hickoff-Cresko, R., & Oberlin, J.U. (2014). Snapshots of Reality: A Practical Guide to Formative Assessment in Library Instruction. Chicago: Association of College and Research Libraries.
    • Broussard, M. J. S. & Oberlin, J. U. (2011). Using Online Games to Fight Plagiarism: A Spoonful of Sugar Helps the Medicine Go Down. Indiana Libraries, 30(1), 20-21. Available at
    • Hickoff-Cresko, R., Oberlin, J. U., & Rogers, A. (2013) “iPads in the Classroom.” LITT presentation at Lycoming College, Williamsport, PA.
    • Makatche, K. S. & Oberlin, J. U. (2011). “Building a Culture of Reading.” Presentation at the Pennsylvania School Librarian’s Association Annual Conference, Hershey, PA.
    • Oberlin, J. U. (2013). “Using Formative Assessment in Library Instruction.” Poster presentation at Lilly Conference on College and University Teaching and Learning, Bethesda, MD.
    • Oberlin, J. U. (2012). “Using Discovery Education.” Presentation at Warrior Run High School Professional Development session, Turbotville, PA.