Stephanie Davis-Kahl

University Librarian & Copyright Officer

Personal profile


Stephanie Davis-Kahl is the University Librarian & Copyright Officer at The Ames Library at Illinois Wesleyan University. She provides leadership and long-term planning for library services, collections, human resources, and facilities, and serves as liaison to several academic departments, supporting students and faculty through consultations, collection development, and information literacy instruction. She represents the library within Academic Affairs at IWU, and also represents the library within the Consortium of Academic & Research Libraries of Illinois (CARLI), the Center for Research Libraries (CRL), and the Library Publishing Coalition (LPC). She has served as the Managing Faculty Co-Editor of the Undergraduate Economic Review since 2008. She earned her BA in East Asian Studies from Oberlin College and her MS in Library Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. In 2014, she received the Distinguished Librarian Award from the Education & Behavioral Sciences Section of the Association of College & Research Libraries.

Education/Academic qualification

School of Information Sciences, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana


B.A., Oberlin College



  • Library and Information Science