Laura BonellaLaura Bonella

Associate professor

Department head

Office Phone: (785) 532-2835



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Subject librarian for:

College of Education graduate students and Communication Studies.


About Laura:

Laura can meet individually with students or faculty to help with research questions and help faculty develop research assignments for students using library resources. She also can visit your undergraduate or graduate class to teach information literacy skills like finding, using and evaluating library resources.

Laura has been involved with K-State Libraries since 2001. As the department head of academic services, Laura provides leadership in promoting, advocating and assessing services and resources, especially those intended to assist faculty and students.


Research interest:

Library services for distance education students, faculty publication decisions, supporting teaching in social sciences and education


Fun fact:

Laura has been to every state in the United States, except for Alaska!



Master of Library Science, Emporia State University

Master of Arts in Communication Studies, Kansas State University

Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies and Political Science, Kansas State University