Aerial view of campus with Williamsport, the Susquehanna River and Bald Eagle Mountain as a backdrop

Emily Moran (née Hardesty)

Emily Moran (née Hardesty)


B.A., Valparaiso University
M.S., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Contact Information:

(570) 321-4087
Campus Post Office Box 141

Library: Instructional Services Librarian and Assistant Professor

Library: Coordinator of Information Literacy and Outreach

Emily Moran joined Lycoming College’s faculty in 2016 after earning her Master of Science in Library and Information Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where she was a graduate assistant at the university library for two years. Her interests include library outreach events, Open Educational Resources, and information literacy instruction. Moran enjoys collaborating with other faculty in the classroom to create library sessions that support active, student-centered learning.

Honor Societies
Beta Phi Mu (International Library & Information Studies Honor Society)
Phi Beta Kappa (National Liberal Arts & Sciences Honor Society)
Sigma Tau Delta (International English Honor Society)
Pi Delta Phi (National French Honor Society)
Alpha Lambda Delta (National First-Year Student Honor Society)


Moran, E. (2019). "Lessons Learned from Building a Tabletop Game Collection at a Small, Academic Library." In S. Crowe & E. Sclippa (Eds.), Games and Gamification in Academic Libraries. Chicago: The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL).

Hardesty, E. (2016. Nov.). Accessibility through Special Collections Libraries: Using Technology to Close the Digital Divide. Public Services Quarterly, 12(4), 329-33.

Ciota, R. & Hardesty, E. (2016, Oct.). Video Streaming in Academic Libraries: Enabling Participation in a Democratic Society. Bobcatsss Lyon 2016 Conference Proceedings and Abstracts. Paper accompanies poster presentation at the 24th Bobcatsss conference in Lyon, France.

Outside of Snowden Library, Emily enjoys baking, hiking, and playing board games with her husband.