Mary Glackin, RIS

Liaison to

  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Geology & Geography
  • Mathematics & Statistics
  • Neuroscience & Behavior

Can help with

  • Mathematical & Computational Software
  • Bioinformatics, Genomics & Proteomics
  • Electronic portfolio exploration
  • Moodle
  • Refworks
  • Adobe Suite
  • iMovie
  • MHC Blogs
  • and more!

Services Include

  • Support for computationally intensive curricula and research.
  • Exploration of reflective and evaluative electronic portfolios for curricular needs.
  • Custom instruction classes in research including introduction to library research at Mt. Holyoke, locating scholarly materials, evaluating sources, using discipline specific databases, effective web tools for research.
  • Technology workshops including creating a blog, basic video editing, image editing, presentations, using ella tools.
  • One on one consultations to develop and support the use of technolgoy tools including ella and web 2.0 tools.
  • Development of the library's collection in liaison areas: select materials and receive requests.


  • Ph.D., Molecular Biology & Biochemistry, Wesleyan University, 1989.
  • Bachelor of Science in Biology, CUNY, College of Staten Island, 1977.


  • Mary has worked as an Instructional Technology Consultant at Mount Holyoke since 1997. She was previously a post-doctoral fellow at University of Vermont, College of Medicine researching radiation-induced DNA damage, teaching structural biology, and founding the UVM Molecular Modeling Lab. Mary currently lives in Holyoke near the Connecticut with a ever evolving cast of family, friends, dogs and roses.