Bogdana A Marchis

Reference and Instruction Librarian

(650) 724-6107

I'm a reference and instruction librarian at the Information Center desk and I conduct library workshops and provide research support for students, primarily in the Program in Writing and Rhetoric (PWR).

I also select materials in Romanian and about Romania.

Course number Term Guide Instructor
PWR 1KSB Spring 2017 Health Matters: Health Innovation and Communication Savelson, K.
PWR 1AB Winter 2018 Podcasts to Broadcasts: The Rhetoric of Radio Angela Becerra Vidergar
PWR 1 LF Fall 2018 The new normal: the rhetoric of disability Felt, L.
PWR 1 AN Winter 2017 The rhetoric of identity cultivated through a hip-hop world Newby, A.
PWR 1 BK Spring 2018 Writing what you eat: the rhetoric of food Kim, B
PWR 1MGD Spring 2019 Who speaks for nature? Rhetorics of environmentalism and justice Gardiner, Mark


  • MLIS, Library and Information Science, San Jose State University
  • BS, International Politics and Security, Georgetown University

Selected Publications 

Marchis, Bogdana. 2018. Putting Levity into Literacy: Professionally Produced Library Instruction Videos. Journal of Information Literacy, Vol. 12, No. 2, p. 113-120.

More about me 

I helped to coordinate the Stanford Library's De-Stress Fests to help students relax during Finals. 

I participated in the outdoor reference service pilot program in various locations around the Stanford campus. The theme for this program was "Librarians are fountains of information."

I participated in the creation of instructional videos featuring the Stanford Library's mascot, the Nerd Squirrel.

The videos are: