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Ian Hughes, MLIS

Research & Instruction Librarian – Humanities

Ian Hughes


Library - Research and Instruction Services
Reinert Alumni Library, Suite 204

Ian Hughes, MLIS

Research & Instruction Librarian – Humanities


Ian Hughes earned his master’s degree in Library and Information Science from Wayne State University in 2013, and a Bachelor of Arts degree with an English major and Creative Writing minor from Valparaiso University in 2004. 

Prior to joining Creighton University, Ian was an Instruction and Outreach librarian at Purdue University Northwest, a Reference Coordinator at Purdue University North Central, and a Reference Librarian at Johnson and Wales University in Miami. He is a member of the Intellectual Freedom Roundtable (IFRT) and Reference and User Service Association (RUSA) which fall under his membership in the American Library Association (ALA). 


  • Master of Library and Information Science from Wayne State University.
  • Bachelor of Arts with a major in English and minor in Creative writing from Valparaiso University.


Melonis, R., & Hughes, I. (2023). Shift work and employee health: The time we work matters. Journal of Access Services, Ahead-of-print (Ahead-of-print), 1-14.

Hughes, I. (2021). Mental Illness and the In-Person Interview. Dube, M & C. Wade (Eds.),  LIS interrupted : Intersections of mental illness and library work (pp. 195-202). Library Juice Press. 


Melonis, R. & Hughes, I. Shift Work and Employee Health: The Time We Work Matters [Poster session]. C&U / TSRT Joint Spring Meeting 2023, Columbus, NE, United States, May 19, 2023.

Coates, J., & Hughes, I. (2021, June 10). Engaging Faculty with Technology: Experiences from a Small University Library. Library Instruction Tennessee (LIT) 2021 Conference, Virtual.

Hughes, I. (2018, April 21). Beyond Pinterest. PNW’s Center for Early Learning 12th Annual Early Childhood Conference. Westville, Indiana.