Lizah Ismail

Director of the Library and Assistant Professor

Lizah Ismail

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Lizah Ismail is Associate Professor and Director of the A.J. Eastwood Library at Limestone University in Gaffney, SC. She was formerly the Outreach and Instruction Librarian where she oversaw and coordinated all outreach efforts with distance students as well as oversees and conducts library instruction for both traditional and distance students. Prior to coming to Limestone, Lizah was Coordinator of Public Services at Marywood University in Scranton, PA and Head of Reference and Information Literacy at Misericordia University in Dallas, PA. She is a member of the PASCAL (Partnership Among South Carolina Academic Libraries) Board of Directors and has presented her research on non-traditional students, Net Generation students, and the use of Course Management Software in library services at several conferences. She has also published on these topics. She received her MS in Library and Information Science from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, and her MA in Communications from the Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania.


  • B.A. in Journalism and History, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
  • M.A. in Communications, Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
  • Library and Information Science, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign