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Denise R. Gehring, MSLIS, MA

Associate Professor, Head of Collections & Technical Services Librarian for Graduate Nursing & ALCI (ESL)


Denise is Associate Professor, Head of Collections & Technical Services at Azusa Pacific University in Azusa, California. In addition to her role in technical services, she is the library liaison for APU’s Graduate Nursing and ESL (ALCI) departments in which she provides reference, collection development, and instruction in the said areas. She is also the Chair of the Library’s Collection Development and Integrated Library System committees, a member of the SCELC Consortium Collections & Electronic Resources Committee, and the Chair of the Product Review Subcommittee, and the library’s contact for the SCELC Shared Print Group. She received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Religious Studies from the University of Sioux Falls, a Master of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages from Azusa Pacific University, and a Master of Science in Library and Information Science from Drexel University. In her free time, Denise spends time with her wirehair dachshunds (Bentley - pictured, Valentina, and Merci). She enjoys taking them to dog shows and to events in which they can demonstrate their natural instincts. 

Reference Schedule

Here is my scheduled reference hours for Summer 2024.

  • Wednesday: 10:30-2:30pm (click on "Chat now with Denise" on the left menu)
  • I am available outside of these hours however you will have to schedule a time with me by clicking on "Schedule a Research Consultation" on the left menu.
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