Professional Bio

  • M.L.S., University of North Texas, 2010
  • B.S., Mathematics Teaching from Abilene Christian University, 2008

Courtney joined the Regis library faculty in 2016 as a Research and Instruction Librarian. She started her career as a high school math teacher and, upon graduating from UNT, began her work in libraries as an elementary school teacher librarian. She then transitioned to a leadership role for a nonprofit special library, procuring resources for mental health and substance abuse professionals. She is currently a board member for the Substance Abuse Librarians and Information Specialists (SALIS) professional organization. Courtney has presented at professional conferences on teamwork and collaboration, using her experience in several facets of the field to teach about high functioning teams in 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.