Theodore Szpakowski
Student Assistant, Musselman Library, Gettysburg College

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Theodore Szpakowski works in Musselman Library’s User Services and Scholarly Communications departments. During his tenure, he has completed a variety of projects related to disability justice. These include a disabled authors display, an accessibility audit of the library building and services, and the library’s accessibility information webpage. He is currently working to address some of the barriers identified by the audit in conjunction with the User Services department and the library’s DEIB committee.

Szpakowski will graduate with a Bachelor’s of Arts in History in December 2024 and start his Master’s of Library Science degree in January 2025. He is seeking a career in academic librarianship with a focus on accessibility and scholarly communications.