Gail Egbers

Emeritus Librarian

Gail Egbers


  • Professional
  • Biography


  • M.A., Library Science, University of Denver, 1974
  • B.A., English, Midland Lutheran College, 1973

Areas of Emphasis or Expertise

  • English
  • History
  • Religion

Selected Presentations

  • Part of Tacoma Reads Together, panel discussion with Adam Woog, Mary Levesque and Julie Ciccarelli, Everybody Loves a Mystery, Tacoma Public Library (May 25, 2010)
  • PLU Faculty House Noon Presentation, Libraries at Oxford, Pacific Lutheran University (November 30, 2005)
  • PLU Faculty Fall Conference, Where, How and Why to Introduce First Year Students to Research, Co-presenter: Kate Grieshaber, Pacific Lutheran University (August 2004)
  • AAUW, Women in Medieval/Renaissance Mystery Fiction, Gig Harbor, WA (February 2000)
  • Feminist Scholarship Series, Women in Medieval Mystery Fiction, Pacific Lutheran University (November 1998)

Selected Articles

  • "Is Sister Fidelma a Credible Historical Character?." Mystery Readers International, Irish Mysteries Vol. 24, No. 2, 2008:
  • "History Day: Successful High School/University Cooperation." ACRL Washington Newsletter Number 28, 2006:
  • "View from the Reference Desk." Prism, Pacific Lutheran University 7(1-2):10, 1994:
  • "Teaching Library Skills through University Libraries." Teaching at UNL Vol. 12, no. 2:1-2, 1990:
  • "Marketing Without a Plan, Co-authors: Joan Giesecke, Kay Logan-Peters, and Deb Pearson." NLAQ 21, no. 2:5-10, 1990:


Gail worked in Library Services at PLU from 1992-2020.