Elisa Coghlan
Elisa CoghlanMarquette University

Raynor Memorial Libraries, R-309

MilwaukeeWI53201United States of America
(414) 288-7068

Coordinator of Marketing & Outreach, Special Assistant to the Dean for Fundraising Initiatives

Dean's Office

Mailing Address:

Raynor Memorial Libraries
Marquette University
P. O. Box 3141
Milwaukee, WI 53201-3141


M.L.I.S., University of Washington
B.A., Middle East Studies, George Washington University

2018 ARL Digital Scholarship Institute

Courses Taught

Introduction to LaTeX, an hour-long, by-request session that is part of the Raynor Memorial Libraries' Digital Scholarship Lab's à-la-carte workshop series.

Graphic Design for Librarians, a four-week online course offered periodically through the University of Wisconsin iSchool Continuing Education Program


  • Advise on, plan, and execute communication and engagement strategies that raise awareness of the library's unique value and strengthen relationships with the campus and broader community.
  • Contribute to planning and project management of library fundraising efforts.
  • Develop promotional and informational materials for library programs and services, including copywriting, graphic design, and print and digital production.
  • Provide event-planning support as needed for library-sponsored events and, as chair of the Events and Exhibits Committee, coordinate, plan, and execute programming to increase Marquette engagement with the library.
  • Improve the effectiveness of the library's online environment by leading small-scale usability research, planning, and related activities as chair of the Public Interface Committee.
  • Advise on library-related copyright and scholarly communications issues.

Current Library/Campus Committees

  • Library Leadership Council, Member
  • Library Events and Exhibits Committee, Chair
  • Library Public Interface Committee, Chair
  • Academic Librarians Assembly, Ranks, Promotions and Professional Development, Chair
  • Marquette University Committee on University Honors, Ex Officio Member
  • Sustainable Marquette Employee Resource Group Co-Chair
  • Marquette University Innovation Council, 2022