Deborah Houk

Photo of Deborah Houk, M.L.S.Director of Holman Library

Office: Holman Library 115

Phone: (618) 537-6951



M.L.S., University of Missouri (1992)

B.A., History, McKendree College (1991)

A.A., Belleville Area College (SWIC) (1989)

Personal Quote

“The love of learning, the sequestered nooks, And all the sweet serenity of books.” ~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Teaching Interest

I enjoy working as the Technical Services Librarian and teaching the First-Year Experience class.

Research Interest

I love to do genealogical and historical research.


Faculty Development Committee

General Education Committee


American Library Association

Phi Theta Kappa

Phi Alpha Theta

Illinois State Historical Society

Certifications / Training

Trained to do CONTENTdm digitization

WorldCat collection analysis