Catalyst Staff

Venessa Hughes

Senior Associate Librarian

Venessa is a Senior Associate Librarian in Catalyst’s Information Center. Venessa answers in-depth custom research questions and creates IC knowledge products, including Quick Takes. Venessa leads the Ask Catalyst Express series of research products and co-leads the Trend Brief and Topic Overview product lines. Venessa is also a frequent contributor to Library Journal, including book reviews and a collection development article on income inequality. Venessa earned a Master’s of Library Science from the University at Buffalo and a Bachelor of Arts in English with a minor in Women’s Studies from the University of Dayton.