• JGutacker
Research Services Librarian



Office: Shadek-Fackenthal Library 103


Jessica Gutacker is F&M's Research Services Librarian.  Blending her background in studio art, art history, and information science with her experience in classroom instruction, Gutacker makes complex subject matter exciting and easy to see, understand, and apply.



Master of Library and Information Science
University of Pittsburgh, School of Information Sciences

Bachelor of Fine Arts
​Kutztown University of Pennsylvania



Liaison Areas 

  • Judaic Studies
  • Languages
    • Arabic
    • Chinese
    • Japanese
  • Religious Studies
  • Theatre, Dance, & Film



  • Research
  • Instruction
  • Human Information Interaction
  • Copyright Law
  • Art Libraries


Professional Activities

Committees & Associations

  • American Library Association
  • Campus Tree Advisory Committee 
  • Central Pennsylvania Consortium 
  • Museum Computer Networks
  • Visual Resource Association



  • Gutacker, Jessica and Christopher Raab. “Library as Visual Workspace.”
    Poster presetnation at the Pennsylvania Library Association Conference, 2014.

  • Gutacker, Jessica and Micheal Lear. “The Value of Archives and Special Collections.” 
    Presentation at the SirsiDynix Northeast Regional Group conference, 2011.