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Laurie Neuerburg: Sciences Head Engagement Librarian

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Laurie Neuerburg
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Office: 450 VAN
Phone: 319-467-0216

About Laurie

Laurie is the Sciences Head Engagement Librarian for the Sciences Library. She is the liaison to the Department of Physics and Astronomy and the Department of Biology. She is interested in information literacy, science communication, and educational outreach. Though she is frequently at the Sciences Library, her office is in 450 Van Allen. 


MS, Biomedical Sciences, University of Houston-Victoria

MSLS, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


"Making Science Relevant: Physics Roundtable." Co-moderator with Andy Shimp. Special Libraries Association, June 17, 2019, Cleveland, OH.

"Promoting Scientific Literacy and Strengthening Partnerships: A Celebration of Darwin Day." True North Science Boot Camp, May 30, 2019, Ottawa, Canada.

"Balancing Engagement and Privacy on Campus," Panel Moderator. Teaching With The Library, January 9, 2019, Iowa City, IA.

"One and One is Three: A Team Approach to Outreach," with Sara Scheib. ILA/ACRL, June 1, 2018, Des Moines, IA.

Selected Publications

Neuerburg, L. (2016, November 1). [Review of the book Smitten by giraffe: My life as a citizen scientist, by A.I Dagg]. Library Journal, 141(18), 97.

Neuerburg, L. (2016, October 15). [Review of the book Being a dog: Following the dog into a world of smell, by A. Horowitz]. Library Journal, 141(17), 107.

Neuerburg, L. (2015, September 1). [Review of the book Thirty million words: Building a child’s brain, by D. Suskind]. Library Journal, 140(14), 132-133.

Neuerburg, L. (2014, September 1). [Review of the book Animal weapons: The evolution of battle, by D. J. Emlen]. Library Journal, 139(14), 135.

Neuerburg, L. (2013, July 1). [Review of the book Abominable science! Origins of the Yeti, Nessie, and other famous cryptids, by D. Loxton and D. R. Prothero]. Library Journal, 138(12), 101.


2018 ILA/ACRL Mary Iber Spring Conference Scholarship

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