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Staff Profiles: Lisa Horowitz

Profiles of staff at the MIT Libraries.

Lisa Horowitz

Lisa R. Horowitz

Lisa R. Horowitz

Program Head for Liaison and Information Services
Liaison, Instruction, and Reference Services | 14S-210 | 617.253.9353
Pronouns: she/her/hers

How can Lisa help you?

Lisa works with the Liaison, Instruction and Reference Services department, overseeing library information services broadly. She supports other librarians' work with the community.

Additionally, Lisa is skilled in general humanities and social science subjects, and with verifying and formatting citations. She can also help with troubleshooting connection problems to Libraries' databases or e-subscriptions.


Lisa has been working in the MIT Libraries in a variety of positions since 1997. Prior to MIT, she worked for the Center for Electronic Texts in the Humanities (CETH), and as acting museum librarian at the University of Pennsylvania. She has selected materials and provided research assistance in subjects including anthropology and archaeology, census data, foreign languages and literature, brain and cognitive sciences, and linguistics. She has undergraduate and graduate degrees in literature and literary theory, as well as a master's degree in library studies.