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Laurie Neuerburg: Sciences Reference & Outreach Librarian

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Laurie Neuerburg
Office: 453 VAN
Pronouns: she, her, hers
Phone: 319-467-0216

About Laurie

Laurie is the Sciences Reference & Outreach 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 453 Van Allen. 


MS, Biomedical Sciences, University of Houston-Victoria, 2017

MSLS, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2008

BA, Music, Iowa State University, 2006

BS, Animal Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2003


"One and One is Three: A Team Approach to Outreach," ILA/ACRL, May 31-April 1, Des Moines, IA. 60 minutes. (With Sara Scheib.)

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.

Awards and Honors

2018 ILA/ACRL Mary Iber Spring Conference Scholarship

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