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Anna E. Kijas

Library Liaison to Music and Dramatic Arts

Anna E. Kijas
University of Connecticut
Music & Dramatic Arts Library
1295 Storrs Road
UNIT 1153
Storrs, CT 06269-1153
Voice: 860.486.0519
Fax: 860.486.5551


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Anna 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


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

Class Guides - Reference and research guides for: Music, Music Research (Graduate), and Dramatic Arts, can be found here.

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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.


Anna's academic training includes Master's degrees in Library and Information Science from Simmons College, and Music with a concentration in Musicology from Tufts University, where she focused on 19th century women composers and performers. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Music Literature and Performance from Northeastern University.

Her professional academic library experience includes work in research-focused reference in undergraduate and graduate programs in music. Anna's music research interests include examining the lives of women composers and musicians with a focus on gender, identity, and reception. Most recently, she has written about Polish pianist and composer Maria Szymanowska (1789-1831) and is currently researching Venezuelan pianist and composer Teresa Carreño (1853-1917).