Brett Cloyd is the subject librarian for Political Science, Geographical & Sustainability Sciences, and Urban and Regional Planning. Brett also manages the Foreign and International Government Information Collections, and the Libraries' Public Policy Fund. .
Brett can help students via appointment (see "Schedule Appointment" to the left). He also visits classes in a range of subjects to talk about information resources, finding relevant research material, and to help students develop critical thinking skills. Faculty members please feel free to contact Brett to plan a session.
Brett has a B.A. in History from St. Mary's College of Maryland and a M.A. in Library and Information Science from the University of Iowa.
Cloyd, Brett and Devika Levy. "Using ACRL's New Framework for Information Literacy to Explore Teaching Strategies for Intergovernmental Information." ACRL/Choice Webinar: Information Literacy and Teaching Strategies, 2015.
Cloyd, Brett et. al. "Charting a New Course: New Horizons in For-credit Information Literacy Instruction in the Disciplines." ACRL 2017 Conference. Baltimore, MD.
Cloyd, Brett and Sara Scheib. "Breaking all the Rules: Lock-in at the Sciences Library." ILA/ACRL Spring Conference 2014. Ankeny, IA.