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Ariana Santiago

My Personal Librarian:

Ariana Santiago


Ariana is a Residency Librarian for Undergraduate Services at the Main Library. She came to Iowa from Florida, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in anthropology and also went to graduate school for library and information science. She started college undecided in her major, but then discovered that she really enjoyed learning about people, cultures, and languages. She likes that as a librarian, she can now help UI undergraduates explore and research their own interests. Ariana was in drumlines throughout high school and college, and now loves going to drum corps shows. Other hobbies include running, crocheting, and watching great TV shows.

Ariana is also the personal librarian for the First Year Hawks