College & Research Libraries Division (CRLD)


CRLD’s purpose is to:

  1. promote library service within and for the college and research libraries of Delaware.
  2. promote cooperative efforts which improve the quality and increase the accessibility of the resources of college and research libraries.
  3. study, approve and promote policies and programs designed to strengthen financial support for institutions of higher education, with particular emphasis on Delaware.
  4. provide activities for the intellectual stimulation and professional development of college and research librarians in Delaware.
  5. assume the authority to act, in conformance with the policies of the Association, with respect to matters which pertain to college and research libraries.

DLA Handbook, p. 22.


The Spring CRLD Professional Development Workshop provided a lot of insight and information. You can view each presenter’s slide show below:


Molly Olney-Zide
University of Delaware Library
Associate Librarian and Head, Center for Digital Collections
181 S. College Avenue
Newark, DE  19717
Phone: (302) 831-0196

Vice President|President-Elect/Conference Committee Chair

Amanda McCollom
University of Delaware Library
Assistant Librarian and Multimedia Literacy Coordinator
181 S. College Avenue
Newark, DE  19717
Phone: (302) 831-3763


Lynda Gillow
Wilmington University Library
Affiliate Librarian
320 N. DuPont Highway
New Castle, DE  19720
Phone: (302) 356-6879


Sabine Lanteri
University of Delaware Library
Senior Assistant Librarian and Science Liaison Librarian
181 S. College Avenue
Newark, DE 19717
Phone: (302) 831-6945

Past President

Rusty Michalak
Goldey-Beacom College
Director of Library & Learning Center
4701 Limestone Road
Wilmington, DE 19808
Phone: (302) 225-6227