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Karen DeWitt

Karen DeWitt

Karen DeWitt

Director, Design Library

Email: karen_dewitt@ncsu.edu Phone: (919) 513-3860

Education

  • Master of Science in Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Bachelor of Arts in History of Art, Cornell University
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting, Cornell University

Biography

Karen E. DeWitt heads the Harrye B. Lyons Design Library, which serves 65 faculty and more than 700 students of the College of Design.

Working with the college community, DeWitt develops the Design Library’s book, journal and electronic collections; creates services that incorporate new information technology into teaching, learning and meeting user needs; and updates the art, architecture and design content of the MyLibrary@NCState web portal. She provides leadership for the Design Slides Image Database, an effort to digitize images from the slide collection and to create access to the images through a structured database.

Focus Areas

Design Library