Corey Halaychik

Corey Halaychik

Corey Halaychik is an award-winning librarian who has held leadership positions in the hospitality, map publishing, and library industries. He has worked across many library departments, including reference, access services, and electronic resource units in both public and academic settings where his work and research have focused on improving efficiency, teamwork, and leadership skill development. Corey is also co-founder and co-director of The Collective, a professional library gathering founded in 2015 and dedicated to reinventing the library conference landscape.

  • MS in Leadership, Grand Canyon University

  • MS in Library and Information Studies, Florida State University

  • BA in Liberal Studies, University of Illinois at Springfield

  • Leadership

  • Library Professional Development

  • Library and Vendor Relations

  • Licensing and Negotiation of Library Resources

Selected Publications


  • Head, Acquisitions and Continuing Resources, Assistant Professor at University of Tennessee, Knoxville

  • Electronic Resources Specialist, Assistant Professor at University of Tennessee, Knoxville

  • Chair, Department of Library Services at Three Rivers College, Poplar Bluff, Missouri

  • Circulation and Reference Librarian at Three Rivers College, Polar Bluff, Missouri

  • Reference Assistant at Orlando Public Library, Orlando, Florida

  • Research Cartographer at Map & Globe LLC, Maitland, Florida

  • Research Cartographer at Universal Map, Sanford, Florida


  • NASIG (formerly North American Serials Interest Group)

  • American Library Association

Honors & Awards
  • ProQuest Coutts Award for Innovation, Assoc. for Library Collections & Technical Services, 2017