Technical Services Librarian, Assistant Professor
Christopher Center, Room 173
(219) 464-6128
Pat.HoganVidal (at)

Professor Hogan-Vidal joined the Valparaiso University faculty in 1988. She currently catalogs a variety of media formats, creates metadata, and catalogs print materials. Prior to joining the Technical Services team, Prof. Hogan-Vidal coordinated Reference Services, Library User Education, Interlibrary Loan, the Audio Library, and the Equipment Loan Service at the library.  She was the library’s first website manager. Before coming to Valparaiso University, Prof. Hogan-Vidal worked in libraries at the University of Notre Dame and The Ohio State University.

Prof. Hogan-Vidal published in Indiana Libraries and presented at Indiana Library Federation conferences and the OVGTSL (Ohio Valley Group of Technical Services Librarians) Conference. Areas of research interest include holistic librarianship and cataloging.

Professional Organizations:

American Library Association.
-- Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL)
-- Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS) Division

Indiana Library Federation, Indiana Academic Library Association affiliation
--ILF Technical Services Division
--ILF Regional Planning Team


M.L.S., Indiana University School of Library and Information Science, Bloomington
B.A. (Majors: Communication and Psychology), Saint Mary's College

Areas of Specialization:

Metadata creation
Collection development