Todd Wiebe

Librarian w/rank of Associate Professor; Head of Research & Instruction
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Todd Wiebe is head of research and instruction at Van Wylen Library. He oversees the planning, promotion and implementation of all library and information literacy instruction initiatives, as well as the various research help services offered at the library. He also serves on the Library Leadership Team and is responsible for developing library collections in select subject areas.

Todd’s graduate studies in library and information science (LIS) concentrated on archival administration, but through exposure to a wide range of LIS subjects via coursework and other hands-on experiences, he found himself most drawn to working in a liberal arts college library setting as a “generalist,” teaching research/information literacy skills and working with students.  

He is active in the profession at both the state and national level and has presented and published on numerous topics related to academic librarianship and information literacy. At Hope, he has participated in numerous faculty development programs and workshops on topics such as inclusion, diversity and intergroup dialogue.


  • MLIS, University of Denver, 2006
  • B.A., history and education, Anderson University, 2003

Selected publications

View all of Todd Wiebe’s published and presented work at Digital Commons.

Outside the college

Todd's personal hobbies and interests include old-school skateboarding and drumming. He is married to his wife, Lora, with whom he has two children, Harrison (“Harry”) and Maya. In his college and pre-college days, Todd was a semi-serious drummer for several metal, punk and heavy alternative bands based out of Hamilton, Ontario, Canada (hometown), and Anderson, Indiana (college town). Now, he plays on the worship team at Engedi Church and occasionally showcases his skateboarding prowess for the neighborhood kids.   

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Todd Wiebe

Phone Number616.395.7286

53 Graves Place Holland, MI 49423-3617
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