Office of the Dean

O’Dowd Hall, Room 428
586 Pioneer Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4482
(location map)
(248) 370-3634

Office Hours:
Monday – Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Stephanie Swanberg

Contact Information:

Office: 130 Kresge Library
Phone: 248-370-3776


Information retrieval, evaluation, and management, CAPSTONE, evidence-based medicine


M.S.I., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

B.A., History, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI


Provisional Member, Academy of Health Information Professionals

Research Interests:

Academic integrity, diversity, educational technology, evidence-based medicine, information literacy, information management, medical education, scholarly metrics

Stephanie Swanberg, MSI, AHIP
Associate Professor of Information Literacy in the Department of Foundational Medical Studies and eLearning Librarian


Stephanie Swanberg

Ms. Swanberg joined the Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine as Assistant Professor of Information Literacy and eLearning Librarian in June 2011. She received her Master of Science in Information degree from the University of Michigan School of Information. She served as Special Projects Associate at the University of Michigan Taubman Health Sciences Library prior to joining Oakland University.

Ms. Swanberg designs and teaches information mastery content in the CAPSTONE and Evidence-Based Medicine courses to help medical students navigate the sea of biomedical information. She creates faculty development workshops in information searching, evaluation, and management. She strives to fulfill the OUWB’s community-focused mission by hosting events such as the Michigan Libraries for Life Donor Registration Drive, a statewide library initiative to increase organ, eye, and tissue donation on university campuses in Fall 2012.

Ms. Swanberg is the author of “Beyond the Web Tutorial: Development and implementation of an online, self-directed academic integrity course at Oakland University” in The Journal of Academic Librarianship. She also serves as Secretary of the School of Medicine’s Faculty Assembly and President of the Metropolitan Detroit Medical Library Group.