Library Staff - Peter Koonz

Peter Koonz

Job Title
Electronic and Continuing Resources Librarian
Technical Services, Schaffer Library, 1st floor
Department/Program: Schaffer Library


Peter Koonz is the Electronic & Continuing Resources Librarian at Schaffer Library. He has a master's degree in librarianship from the University at Albany and a master's in English literature from The College of Saint Rose. Before coming to Union in 2015, he worked for over twenty-four years at Saint Rose, both as a member of the library faculty and as library director.

Koonz has interests in library technologies and, in particular, how technology impacts students' experience with library resources. He helped develop an online course in conjunction with the New York Library Association, "Teaching Skills for Librarians", which he has taught in an online environment over the past two years. He lives in Slingerlands with his wife Liz and his ageless labrador retriever Rosie.