Regina Lee Roberts (she, her, hers) is a collection development librarian. Regina's work centers on on facilitating the research process by connecting academic researchers to library and research collections and data. Regina assists Stanford University students, faculty, staff and visiting scholars in the navigation and organization of information resources and teaches library research workshops with the goal of enabling researchers to dig deeper into the invaluable collections held by Stanford University Libraries.

Collection development responsibilities include the following subject areas:
Anthropology & Archaeology, Communication & Journalism, Feminist Studies, Lusophone (Portuguese speaking) Africa.

Within these subject areas, Regina serves as the primary liaison between the library and the aforementioned academic departments, programs, faculty. Regina provides in-person and online consultations as well as library tours and workshops. Regina designs learner-centered workshops infused with course specific content and invites Stanford faculty and teaching assistants to contact her to schedule a session.

Regina is interested in archiving social science data for long term preservation and re-use and is the library liaison to the Stanford Big Local News Project.

Regina is providing Interim coverage with James R. Jacobs for State, Local and International Government Documents Librarian. [July 2022- until position is filled.]

Current Role at Stanford

Head of the Social Sciences Resource Group & Librarian for Anthropology, Communication & Journalism, Feminist Studies, & Lusophone Africa.

Administrative Appointments

  • Head of Social Sciences Resource group, Stanford University Libraries (2021 - Present)

Honors & Awards

  • MLIS, Beta Phi Mu Honors, Association of College Honor Societies (ACHS) and American Library Association (ALA) (2006)

Boards, Advisory Committees, Professional Organizations

  • Sustainability Advisory Board Member, Open Context (2018 - Present)

Professional Education

  • MA, Stanford University, African Studies (2009)
  • MLIS, San José State University, Library & Information Science (2006)
  • BA, Smith College, Government & Luso-Brazilian Studies (1989)

All Publications

  • Collaborative Co-Design for Library Workshops Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian Roberts, R. L., Taormina, M. 2013; 33 (1): 46-56
  • The evolving landscape of the learning commons Library Review Roberts, R. L. 2007; 56 (9): 803-810