Julia (Julie) Hersberger

Library & Information Science (LIS) Department

Associate Professor
Email: jahersbe@uncg.edu
Office: 446 SOE Building
(336) 334-3477

Research Interest

  • Current and emerging library technologies
  • Library leadership and management
  • Library advocacy and outreach
  • Data analytics and informatics
  • Web design and usability
  • Educational technology and online learning
  • Educational informatics
  • Technology and identity formation


  • Ph.D. in Information Science, Indiana University
  • M.L.S. Indiana University
  • B.A. Spanish and Portuguese, Indiana University


Teaching, research and service are highly integrated for Julie Hersberger who explores social networks as information networks. Hersberger’s research focuses on persons experiencing homelessness and their information environments while improving their access to information. She educates students to observe information users and develop products for diverse groups and individuals. Hersberger has applied her work as a volunteer at the Interactive Resource Center in aiding homeless guests in finding and using information.

Link to Dr. Hersberger’s CV

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