Reshika Barfield

Reshika Barfield

Digital Initiative and Resources Librarian

James B. Duke Memorial Library
Phone: 704-378-1070

Reshika Barfield

Biographical Info

Reshika is an advocate for access to information and digital literacy in academic settings. With a Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) degree earned from North Carolina Central University, she brings a strong foundation in information organization, and outreach strategies to her role as an Academic Digital Initiative and Resources Librarian.

Reshika's journey in academia began with a bachelor's degree in mass communication from Winston Salem State University, where she developed a passion for effective communication across various media platforms. Her minor in English further honed her skills in critical analysis and written expression, laying the groundwork for her future endeavors in the field of library and information science.

In her current role, Reshika is dedicated to organizing and managing digital resources that support research and learning within the academic community. She collaborates closely with faculty, students, and fellow librarians to ensure that the library's collections are diverse, accessible, and aligned with the evolving needs of the university.

Beyond her responsibilities, Reshika is deeply committed to outreach initiatives that promote information literacy and empower scholars to navigate the complexities of the digital landscape with confidence. She actively engages with campus groups, organizes workshops and leverages social media platforms to foster a culture of lifelong learning.