Sarah Stevenson

Sarah Stevenson, MLS

Research & Instruction Librarian

Newberg Campus



Sarah’s career has been primarily in libraries, both public and academic. She joined the George Fox University library faculty team in 2014. Her work with students involves meeting for individual research consultations, sharing with groups during in-class research instruction sessions, and connecting students with the library via social media and course research guides. She lead the libraries’ student engagement and marketing efforts, developing the libraries' brand, designing social media marketing campaigns, and coordinating library outreach events. Follow @gfulibaries on Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook!

Sarah has served in church ministry in a variety of capacities--as a deaconess, college ministry leader, social media manager, and children’s ministry volunteer. She currently serves with her husband Shaun in children’s ministry at Rolling Hills Community Church--Shaun as Elementary Pastor, and Sarah as volunteer extraordinaire. They love creating fun environments that provide space for kids to come to know and love God with their whole selves and help them become actively engaged members of the body of Christ.

Her personal interests include traveling, decorating, trying to keep succulents alive, assembling wreaths, and designing escape rooms with Shaun. She's also a huge fan of coffee, weekend road trips, and thrifting.

Academic Background

MLS, Emporia State University; BA in History, Western Oregon University

Academic Interests

Trends in library marketing and outreach, student engagement, creative pedagogy that incorporates the ACRL’s information literacy framework.