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Faculty: Pat Hogan-Vidal

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, and the Audio Library and Equipment Loan Service at Valparaiso University.  She was the library’s first website manager. Before coming to Valpo, Prof. Hogan-Vidal worked in libraries at the University of Notre Dame and The Ohio State University.

Prof. Hogan-Vidal has been published in Indiana Libraries, and presented at Indiana Library Federation conferences and the OVGTSL Conference. Areas of research interest include holistic librarianship and cataloging.


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

Indiana Library Federation, IALA and TS divisions
--District 1. Active on the Conference Planning Committee


M.L.S., Indiana University
B.A., Majors in Communication and in Psychology, Saint Mary’s College

Areas of Specialization:

Metadata creation
Collection development