Sheila Lafferty

Sheila Lafferty

Information Literacy & Social Sciences Librarian

Sheila is the Information Literacy & Social Sciences Librarian. As the information literacy librarian, Sheila supports the online information literacy curriculum and supports the UConn programs serving new UConn students: Early College Experience, First Year Experience (FYE) and First Year Writing. She also serves as the liaison to the Neag School of Education by providing reference, instruction and collection development. Sheila recently resumed offering a seminar class on genealogy for the FYE program, teaching students how to become better researchers while learning more about their family. Sheila holds a Masters in Library Science (M.L.S.) from Southern Connecticut State University.


Areas of Expertise

  • Online Search Strategies
  • Genealogical Research
  • Information Literacy and Instruction


Professional Affiliations 

  • Association of College and Research Libraries- New England Chapter
  • Connecticut Library Association


Subject Specialties


Research Guides