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Robert Burgess

Assistant Library Director and Electronic Resources Librarian - Leland Speed Library

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Robert Burgess joined the MC faculty as the Serials and Instruction Librarian in 2020. He has a background in social media, student outreach, and online learning tools. Mr. Burgess has served as a librarian at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary before coming to MC. He has served in a variety of volunteer positions in the Association of Christian Librarians and the American Theological Library Association. In 2017, Mr. Burgess received the Barbara K. Nelson Indexer of the Year Award from the Association of Christian Librarians.


  • B.S. , The University of Alabama
  • M.L.I.S. , The University of Alabama
  • M.T.S. , Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • D. Ed. Min , Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary