Biography of Sabrina Riley

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Full Title: Library Director, Associate Professor of Library Science
Building: Love Building: Library
Room Number: 218
Email: sariley [at]
Work Phone: 2154
Fax: 402.486.2678
Departments: Library - 402.486.2514
Academic Background

Master of Information and Library Science, University of Michigan.

Bachelor of Arts (Major: History), Andrews University.

Campus & Community Involvement:

Association of Seventh-day Adventist Librarians, President 2007-2008; Conference Chair 2006-2007; On-site Coordinator 2003-2004

Program Co-chair, Sirsi Midwest Users Group Steering Committee, 2005-2007

Served as a judge for the Michigan Library Association’s Marketing & Public Relations Roundtable’s “Best of Show” competition, October 2001.

Participated in the Michigan Colleges Foundation’s Information Literacy online tutorial creation as a secondary developer, Summer 2000.

Professional Background:

Library Director, Union College since 2003. 

Instruction Librarian, Andrews University 1998-2003.


Riley, Sabrina. "The Mystery of the Gettysburg Flag." Cord Magazine 78 no. 1 (Summer 2014): 20-21.

Riley, Sabrina. "Ellen White on MP3." ASDAL Action 27, no. 3 (Spring 2009): 10-11.

Riley, Sabrina. Mid-America Union Academy Seniors' Perceptions of Their School Libraries.” ASDAL Action 27, no. 2 (Winter 2008): 5-6.

Riley, Sabrina. “Coping with the Deployment Blues.” Accepted by Adventist Review in 2005, never published.

Gane, Marilyn, Ann Greer, and Sabrina Riley. “From a Distance…” ASDAL Action 21, no. 3 (Spring 2002): 9-10.

Riley, Sabrina. “Reflections on a Library Fair.” ASDAL Action 21, no. 1 (Fall 2001): 5.

Pusey, Sabrina. “Information Literacy on the Christian Campus.” ASDAL Action 20, no. 3 (Spring 2001): 5-6.

Pusey, Sabrina. “Back to Battle Creek.” Focus (Winter 1999): 19-23.


Riley, Sabrina. "Fact or Fiction: The Case of a Gettsyburg Flag." Presented February 18, 2015 to the Lincoln Area Home School Group, Union College Library, Lincoln, NE.

Riley, Sabrina. "History, Myth, and Family Narrative: A Case Study." Presented February 11, 2014 to the Lincoln Lancaster County Genealogical Society, Lincoln, NE.

Riley, Sabrina and Shannalea Tamares. “Library Instruction 2.0: Using Technology to Enhance Library Instruction.” Presented June 2008 at the ASDAL Conference, Loma Linda, CA.

Riley, Sabrina. “Everything You Thought You Knew Keeps Changing: The Evolution of Serials Control in Workflows.”  Presented July 21, 2006 at the Sirsi Midwest Users Group Annual Meeting, Bellevue, NE.

Matacio, Lauren and Sabrina Riley. "The Factor: Symbol of a Professional Dichotomy." Presented June 2006 at the ASDAL Conference, Lincoln, NE.

Riley, Sabrina and Greg Okimi. "One Book, One Union: Motivating a College Campus to Ready." Poster session presented June 2006 at the ASDAL Conference, Lincoln, NE.

Riley, Sabrina. “Preparing Students for College: Information Literacy for K-12 and Beyond.” Presented June 2006 at the ASDAL Conference, Lincoln, NE, and June 20, 2004 at the ASDAL Conference, Orlando, FL.

Pusey, Sabrina and Steve Sowder. “Introduction to HTML Authoring.” Presented July 17-20, 2000 post ASDAL Conference workshop, Berrien Springs, MI.

Pusey, Sabrina. “The Library Primer: Library Instruction Using a World Wide Web Tutorial.” Presented July 13, 2000 at the ASDAL Conference, Berrien Springs, MI. The Library Primer was recognized by the Internet Education Project (currently called PRIMO) following a peer review, Spring 2000.

Pusey, Sabrina. “Starting a Library Instruction Program.” Presented July 11, 2000 at Library Foundations for a New Millennium Workshop (ASDAL pre-session for international librarians), Berrien Springs, MI.

Pusey, Sabrina. “Using E-mail for Professional Development.” Presented July 10, 2000 at Library Foundations for a New Millennium Workshop (ASDAL pre-session for international librarians), Berrien Springs, MI.