Professional Bio

  • M.L.I.S., University of Denver, 2018
  • B.A., English Literature, University of Colorado Colorado Springs, 2013

Melissa joined the Regis library faculty in 2018 as a Research and Instruction Librarian. Prior to pursuing her MLIS, Melissa worked in marketing and customer service. As a graduate student, she discovered a passion for teaching and outreach while working in an academic library. She has also worked in a federal library and created online content for the National Park Service website. Melissa’s research interests include student-athletes and library use, instructional pedagogy, and library outreach and marketing practices.

Research & Scholarship

DeWitt, M. "Perpetuating Inequity in LIS Job Ads." Lightning talk. CoALA Summit: Diversity and Inclusion in the Academic Library, Denver, CO. July 17, 2018.

DeWitt, M. “Connecting Libraries and Athletics on University and College Campuses.” Lightning talk. CALCON (Colorado Association of Libraries Conference), Loveland, CO. September 14, 2018.