Professional Bio

Education
  • M.L.S., Emporia State University, 2012
  • B.A., Social Sciences, Regis University, 2009

Dawn joined the Regis University Library faculty as a Research and Instruction Librarian in 2014 and has worked in an academic library setting for over 20 years. Dawn is the liaison to the Sociology, Criminology, and Music departments as well as the Women and Gender Studies program. She is a participant in the Colorado Association of Libraries Leadership Institute (2014-2015) and the Federal Depository Libraries Coordinator Certificate Program (2017). Her research interests are government document resources, reference services, and academic library outreach. Her professional activities include the Colorado Association of Libraries and the Association of College and Research Libraries.

Research & Scholarship

Select presentations:

Combe, D. & Drysdale, C. "Don’t Stop Believin’: Reimagining reference services." CALCON (Colorado Association of Libraries Conference), Loveland, CO. October 13, 2017.

Combe, D. & Drysdale, C. "Let’s Get Together: Conversations on a reference services group." CALCON (Colorado Association of Libraries Conference), Loveland, CO. October 12, 2017.

Combe, D. "It’s the Little Things: Library outreach ideas that make a difference." Colorado Library Consortium (CLiC) Spring Workshops, Pueblo, CO. April 25, 2016

Combe, D. & Brownfield, L. "Discovering Your Leadership Potential." CALCON (Colorado Association of Libraries Conference), Loveland, CO. October 24, 2015.