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:


Russell Michalak
Goldey-Beacom College Library
4701 Limestone Road
Wilmington, DE 19808
Phone: (302) 225-6227 

Vice President|President-Elect/Conference Committee Chair

Molly Olney-Zide
Morris Library
University of Delaware
181 S College Avenue
Newark, DE  19717
Phone: (302) 831-2965


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


Maggie Stewart Adams
Delaware Law School Library
Widener University
4601 Concord Pike
Wilmington, DE 19803
Phone: (302) 477-2039

Past President

Sarah Katz
University of Delaware Library
181 S. College Avenue
Newark, DE 19717-5267
Phone: (302) 831-6306