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Matthew Collins

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Matthew Collins

Reference, Instruction, and Zine Librarian

About Me

I was born and raised in San Francisco. I have a B.A in literature from The University of San Francisco and a Masters of Library and Information Science from San Jose State University.


I began working for the Gleeson Library in 1997 in the Access Services Department. I joined the Reference Department in 2013. I help lead Gleeson Game Day and the Gleeson Zine Library. I am also part of the Gleeson Building Marshal team.


I love poetry, literature, genealogy, history, art, travel and exploring different cultures through these lenses. I enjoy arts and crafts, printmaking, zines, sculpture and am interested in fab labs, maker spaces and collaborative creation.