One Thousand Days Transformed - The Campaign for Cedarville

Jessica Elder

Jess Elder, MLIS

Health Sciences Librarian; Instructor of Library Science


Jess serves as the Health Sciences Librarian. In this role, she provides research help for the students and faculty of the Psychology, Pharmacy, Nursing, Allied Health and Psychology, and Social Work departments and schools. Jess is passionate about the research process, preserving narratives, and championing literacy. She enjoys assisting others in becoming lifelong, informationally literate learners in all areas of life. She has worked at the library since 2017, first as a library intern and then as a Digital Services Specialist in the Digital Commons. She began her current role in the fall of 2021.

Education and Credentials

  • M.L.I.S., Kent State University
  • B.A. in English, Cedarville University


  • Reading, kickboxing, walking my dog
  • Why Cedarville: As a student, Cedarville invested so much in me personally, professionally, and spiritually. I look forward to giving back to the community that has given so much to me.