Barbara E. Weeg is a tenured professor at the University of Northern Iowa, where she serves as a collection strategist librarian for the social sciences and physical sciences. She began her library career as a reference librarian, advanced the library instruction program as library instruction coordinator, and then simultaneously served as a reference librarian, a bibliographer, and as library disability services coordinator (a role she initiated). She earned her MA in library science from The University of Iowa and, later, an MAE in college student personnel services from the University of Northern Iowa. Her BS in psychology was earned with distinction from Iowa State University. Her research interests include mentoring and the application of psychological theory to the practice of librarianship. She has applied her knowledge of psychology and librarianship as a city board member and a volunteer with local social service agencies.