Starasta was appointed to the LCU faculty in 1999. As information
services librarian, she teaches information literacy throughout the
university, covering all information platforms and modes of
In 2008, Starasta was one of only 30 participants in
the United States and Canada selected to attend the competitive
Association of College and Research Libraries Institute for
Information Literacy workshop. In 2011, she was one of 40 Illinois
librarians invited to participate in a nine-day training workshop
with the American Library Association.
Starasta writes book, database and website reviews and is active
in the Association of Christian Librarians.
She holds a bachelor's degree in English education from Illinois
State University (1994) and a master's in library and information
sciences from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (1999).
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Her promotion to the rank of associate professor was the
result of a recommendation process initiated by a committee of
her peers. The provost and dean review requests for faculty
promotion and, upon endorsement, send the committee
recommendation on to the university president for final
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Lincoln Christian University]
Established in 1944, Lincoln Christian
University's mission is to equip Christians to serve and lead in the
church, the workplace and the world. Today, LCU offers a variety of
degree programs for undergraduate, graduate and seminary students.
Classes are offered on campus, at extension sites and online. To
learn more, visit www.lincolnchristian.edu.