Director, UW Bothell/Cascadia Library
Associate Dean of University Libraries

Hello and welcome to the UW Bothell and Cascadia College Library. We are part of the University of Washington Libraries, one of the largest academic research libraries in North America. The Libraries has a collection of more than six million volumes and hundreds of research databases.

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Phone: 425-352-5387
Office Location: Library LB1-310A

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Selected Committees, Publications, and Presentations

Current Committees

Selected Publications and Presentations

  • Burgett, B., Hillyard, C., Krabill, R., Leadley, S., & Rosenberg, B.  Teaching Interdisciplinarity. (2011) Pedagogy. 11(2-3).

  • Voices of Authentic Assessment: Stakeholder Experiences Implementing Authentic Information Literacy Assessments. (August 5, 2008). Panel presentation. Library Assessment Conference: Building Effective, Sustainable, Practical Assessment. Seattle, WA.

  • Bruce Burgett (IAS) and Sarah Leadley (Library) presented their collaborative work on the IAS core course (BIS 300: Interdisciplinary Inquiry) at "Beyond Wikipedia and Google," a workshop on teaching information literacy hosted by the UW Teaching Academy as part of the series: Provosts Workshops on Teaching and Learning (May 18, 2007).  Along with Cinnamon Hillyard (IAS), they also made a similar presentation at the the annual meeting of the Association for Integrative Studies in Tucson, Arizona (September 2007).

  • Leadley, S. (May 18, 2006). Common Ground: Information Literacy at two year and four year Colleges. Panel presentation at the College Librarians & Media Specialists of Washington State Conference (CLAMS). Moses Lake, WA.

  • Leadley, S. (October 27, 2005). From Here to Eternity: The long road to information literacy/competency for students in higher education. Panel presentation at the Association of College and Research Libraries of Washington and Oregon Conference. Packforest, WA.

  • Leadley, S., Rosenberg, B. Yours, Mine and Ours: Collaboration among Faculty, Library, and Writing Center. Centers for Learning: Writing Centers and Libraries in Collaboration. Publications in Librarianship, No. 58. Association of College and Research Libraries: Chicago, 2005.

  • LOEX of the West, 2000. Bozeman, MT. “A Model of Collaboration among Faculty, Librarians, and Writing Instructors Integrating Research, Writing, and Reading Instruction in an Interdisciplinary Studies Program”.

  • LOEX of the West, 1998. Cedar City, UT. “Teaching Meetings: Providing a Forum for Learning how to Teach”.

  • Leadley, Sarah. “Teaching Meetings: Providing a Forum for Learning how to Teach”. Reference Services Review. Fall/winter 1998.


Biographical Details
  • MLIS, University of Washington
  • BS, History, Portland State University
  • Curriculum Vitae
  Book picks  



  • The Shadow Catcher / Mariane Wiggins
  • Memory of fire / by Eduardo Galeano
  • The amazing adventures of Kavalier & Clay / Michael Chabon
  • Middlesex / Jeffrey Eugenides
  • The English patient / Michael Ondaatje
  • One hundred years of solitude / Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  • If on a winter's night a traveler / Italo Calvino
  • A history of the world in 10 1/2 chapters / Julian Barnes
  • The Namesake / Jhumpra Lahiri
  • Selected Stories / Alice Munro
  • The Master / Colm Toibin

The Library's Recreational Reading Collection