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The Schools of Nursing and Pharmacy operate on both the Oxford and Jackson campuses. The Schools of Dentistry, Health Related Professionals and Medicine, and the Health Sciences Graduate School, are based in Jackson only. (Additional healthcare programs are available through the School of Applied Sciences on the Oxford campus.) Other than these exceptions, the schools above are on the Oxford campus.

Faculty Profile

Christina Althea Torbert

Head of Continuing Resources and Associate Professor
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221 J D Williams Library
University, MS 38677
(662) 915-7059
Joined UM: July 15, 2004

Areas of Expertise


Brief Bio

Christina Torbert is the Head of Continuing Resources and Acquisitions and Associate Professor for the University of Mississippi Libraries. Before pursuing librarianship, Ms. Torbert completed a MA in English from Holy Names College in Oakland, California, while working for the library at the California College of Arts and Crafts. Ms. Torbert completed a dual-degree program in theological librarianship in 2000, and earned a MLIS from Dominican University in River Forest, Illinois and a MDiv from McCormick Theological Seminary in Chicago. She was the Serials and Acquisitons Librarian for JKM Library in Chicago for five years, before moving to the University of Mississippi in 2004. Ms. Torbert's area of research is acquisition trends and staff workflow analysis for electronic resources. In 2008, Ms. Torbert assumed the duties of Liaison to the Department of Philosophy and Religion. Ms. Torbert maintains membership in the American Theological Libraries Association, NASIG (formerly North American Serials Interest Group), and the Mississippi Library Association. In 2016, Ms. Torbert was elected to a three-year term on the Board of Directors for the American Theological Libraries Association.


Information Sciences
Dominican University (2001)

Committee Memberships

Integrated Library System Steering Comm.
Other Kind of Committee
Library - Collection Steering Committee
Other Kind of Committee
Library - Shelving and Storage
Task Force
Library Diversity Committee
Other Kind of Committee
Research Park Committee-Library
Other Kind of Committee
Scholarly Communications-Library
Task Force
Usability Team - Univ. Libraries
Other Kind of Committee