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  • Standish Library
    515 Loudon Road
    Siena College
    Loudonville, NY 12211
    (518) 783-2545


Reference Services

Reference Services

Kelly MacWatters
Coordinator of Reference & Electronic
(518) 783-2588



Can't make it to the library?

email us Take advantage of the Reference Department's e-mail service to contact a reference librarian with your research questions!
phone us

Or you can telephone  the Reference Desk during hours listed below at 518-783-2988

Reference Desk Hours:

When classes are in session, the Library's Reference Desk hours are:

Monday - Thursday 10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday 10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Sunday 1:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.


Research Assistance:

The Library staff is here to make the research efforts of the students and faculty as productive as possible. For research assistance please stop in at the reference desk or you may make an appointment with any of the following librarians.

Sean P. Conley, M.L.S.,  783-2539
Education: B.A., History, University at Albany; M.L.S., Library Science, SUNY Albany
Interests: Medieval history, local and regional History, Adirondack history, environmental studies
Catherine L. Crohan, M.L.S., M.A.,  782-6731
Education: B.A., English, Framingham State College; M.L.I.S., Univ. of Rhode Island; M.A., Liberal Studies, SUNY Albany
Interests: Detective fiction, Literature, Theatre, Education, Women’s Studies, Religion
Rebecca Dyehouse, M.L.I.S.,, 782-6732 
Education: B.A., Sociology, Eastern Kentucky University; M.L.I.S., University of Washington
Interests: sociology, literature, historical fiction, hiking
Samantha Fagan, M.L.S.,, 782-6732
Education: B.A., English, Fordham University, B.A., Art History, Fordham University, M.L.S., Library and Information Science, Simmons College
Interests: art history, literature, running, cooking

Jennifer Fairall, M.L.S., 783-2591
Education: BA, Classics, University at Buffalo; MLS, University at Buffalo
Interests: Classics, management, risk management, peace studies, digital preservation, and open access repositories

William J. Kanalley, M.S.L.S.,,  783-2511
Education: B.A., History, St. John Fisher College; M.S.L.S., Library Science, Syracuse U.
Interests: Religion, philosophy, rare books and manuscripts
Alison Larsen, M.S.I.S., 782-6765
Education: B.A., History, SUNY Geneseo; M.S.I.S.- University at Albany
Interests: Historical fiction, social history, children’s literature, running, science
Kelly S. MacWatters, M.S.I.S.,  783-2588
Education: A.A.S Fisheries & Wildlife Mgmt., B.A., Agricultural Business, SUNY Cobleskill; M.S.I.S.- University at Albany
Interests: Environmental studies, biology, psychology, social work, criminal justice.
Patricia L. Markley, M.L.S., M.A.,  783-4196
Education: B.A., Russian, Madison College; M.A., Slavic Linguistics, U. of Virginia; M.L.S., Library Science, Indiana U.
Interests: History of comedy, television and film history, astronomy, foreign languages, and the care of cats and dogs