Jessica Rardin

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Jessica Rardin, Learning and Engagement Librarian


Jessica Rardin is the Learning and Engagement Librarian at the University of Wyoming Libraries. In this role, Jessica works with first-year student focused courses and activities and serves as library liaison to Social Work, Health Sciences, Modern & Classical Languages, Criminal Justice & Sociology, Latinx Studies, and K-12 education departments. Her current research interests include early career librarianship and burnout and first-year student focused library outreach.

Jessica helps to organize the UW Libraries Wellness & De-Stress Activities each semester and each fall she teaches a STEP 1102 First Year Experience.

Outside of work, Jessica enjoys trying new recipes, attempting to craft things with her Cricut machine, and spending time with friends and family.


  • MLIS, Library and Information Science, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • BA, Spanish and Education Youth Studies, Beloit College


  • 2021 Moebius Award for Outstanding Achievement, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries
  • 2020 Tyler Scott Smith Internship Award, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries

Professional Websites:


University of Wyoming Libraries

Dept. 3334

1000 E. University Ave. 

Laramie, WY 82071

(307) 766-3190

(800) 442-6757

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