The Women in Horror Month Librarian is In!

12552629_10208495835415589_1406096798062881777_nGreetings! I’m Lizzy Walker, and I currently work at Wichita State University Ablah Library as metadata & digital initiatives librarian.

I am also a rabid horror fan.

Last February, I created a WiHM display for the Library. The feedback I received, internal and external to the Library, was very positive.

As a result of my display the collection development librarian invited me to recommend titles for our collection, including horror and sci fi genres and graphic novels. I wanted to do more with my knowledge, so late last year I reached out to our lovely Hannah.

We’ve come up with, hopefully, a great addition to the WiHM blog. Starting this February, ‘The Librarian is In!’ I will be using my library science skills to hunt down horror titles across medium to share with you, dear reader.

These posts may include reviews, recommendations, treasure hunts, and sometimes interviews with the creators of materials presented. Libraries are treasure troves of digital collections, and I will be including these as well.  

For the month of February, I will be concentrating on the Gothic novel. Every week, I will present a title, and provide you with a brief history of the author, the work, literary criticism, and the particular edition of the novel I am reviewing.

I look forward to seeing you in the stacks….