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University of Connecticut University Libraries

Interim Contact for Marine Science
and Maritime Studies

Beth Rumery


Beth Rumery
University of Connecticut, Avery Point
Avery Point Library
Library Director
1084 Shennecossett Road
Groton, CT 06340


Voice: 860.405.9148
Fax: 860.405.9150


Beth is responsible for selecting books, journals and electronic resources; providing in-depth research assistance and library instruction; and acting as the advocate within the Library for the following:

Departments, Schools, or Programs

Research Institutes and Associations


Contact Beth to request any of these services, or for help with any other library-related question or concerns.

Library Instruction - request general orientation, course-related instruction, and focused research training. Group and individual training sessions are available by appointment. For group sessions, please contact the liaison at least 2 weeks in advance.

Research Assistance - request help in selecting appropriate resources, performing database searches, or locating relevant materials at other institutions.

Citation Assistance - request help in verifying citations for publications, bibliographies, or Interlibrary Loan orders.

New Materials Requests - suggest titles to be added to the Libraries' collection.


Beth received her B.S. in Psychology with a minor in Fine Arts from Santa Clara University and has done graduate work in Marriage, Family and Child Counseling at the University of San Diego. She also holds an M.L.S. from Southern Connecticut State Universit. Beth has spent more than 26 years working in academic libraries including Eastern Connecticut State University, University of San Diego, University of Connecticut, United States Coast Guard Academy and Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts. She is also the sole proprietor of a library insourcing business, Rumery Contemporary Cataloging.

Last updated BRumery 10/03/2013