MBLWHOI Library Staff Directory


7 MBL Street
Woods Hole, MA 02543

Phone Numbers

MBL Number: 508-289-7002
WHOI Number: 508-289-2865



Lisa Raymond

Co-Director MBLWHOI Library, Director of Library Services at WHOI

ORCID: http://orcid.org/0000-0003-2813-0256

Lisa Raymond supervises Library services at the WHOI and works with Jen Walton for overall management of the MBLWHOI Library.  Lisa’s research focuses on data publication and citation.

Jennifer Walton

Co-Director MBLWHOI Library, Director of Library Services at MBL



ORCID: http://orcid.org/0000-0002-1505-3004

Jennifer Walton supervises Library services at the MBL and works with Lisa Raymond for overall management of the MBLWHOI Library.  Contact Jen with questions or to request access to the MBL archives or MBLWHOI Library Rare Books. 

MBL Lillie

Matthew Person

Technical Services Coordinator

ORCID: http://orcid.org/0000-0001-6478-9061

Matthew Person can answer questions about the MBLWHOI Library’s book and journal collections.  He manages the electronic resources, including the journal licenses.  Matthew is the Library Liaison to the MBL Program in Sensory Physiology and Behavior, the MBL Marine Resources Center, and the WHOI Marine Policy Center.

John Furfey

Senior Automation Services Officer

ORCID: http://orcid.org/0000-0002-1077-1680


John Furfey is the contact for questions or issues regarding remote access to electronic resources and the content of the Library’s website.  John offers support for citation and bibliographic management and operates the systems tracking the research output of the Woods Hole scientific community.  John can address questions regarding impact factors and altmetrics.  John is the Library liaison to the MBL Bay Paul Center.

Nancy Stafford

Resource Sharing/Cataloging Librarian

ORCID: http://orcid.org/0000-0003-2563-7326

Nancy Stafford manages the resource sharing systems and provides materials from the MBLWHOI Library to libraries all over the world.  She also helps to maintain and update the Library’s catalog for the main collection.  Nancy is the volunteer coordinator for the Digital Herbarium project and is the liaison to the MBL Cellular Dynamics Program.

WHOI Data Library and Archives


Dave Sherman

Institution Archivist

ORCID: http://orcid.org/0000-0002-8979-4155

Dave Sherman is responsible for WHOI's archives and manuscript collections, including the photograph, oral history and historical instrument collections. Please contact Dave if you need assistance with locating an image, conducting research in the WHOI archives, or have materials you think would be appropriate to add to the WHOI archives.

Audrey Mickle

Data Librarian

ORCID: http://orcid.org/0000-0003-3888-8810

Audrey Mickle is available to assist with organizing, managing, and sharing of research data. She can help discover data relating to WHOI vessels. She also has experience in graphic design, web design, and content management system development, including Drupal and Wordpress.

Ann Devenish

Publication Services

ORCID: http://orcid.org/0000-0001-7995-9844

Ann Devenish can help with borrowing materials from a worldwide network of libraries.  She also provides guidance on copyright, open access and persistent identifiers.  Ann manages the institutional repository for the Woods Hole scientific community (WHOAS) and some specialty bibliographies.  Please contact Ann for Library orientations or course reserves at WHOI or questions/requests for shipboard libraries.  Ann is the Library liaison to the WHOI Geology and Geophysics and WHOI Applied Ocean Physics and Engineering departments.

Kirill Batyuk

Systems Librarian

ORCID: http://orcid.org/0000-0003-0240-2209

Kirill Batyuk maintains the library’s main software systems, including the online catalog and the journals A-Z list, as well as their displays on the library website, and mobile applications.




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