Gary Merriman is the Head Librarian at Life Pacific University, located in San Dimas, California. He earned his B.A. in Biblical Studies with an emphasis in Biblical Languages from Life Pacific University, a M.A. in Biblical Studies from Talbot School of Theology, and a M.L.I.S. from San Jose State University. Gary served four years with Youth With a Mission, helping to lead Discipleship Training Schools, and has served in various pastoral roles since his graduation from LPU. His interest lay in the information seeking behavior of college students, and information literacy instruction. He is passionate about supporting students and faculty in their academic endeavors and seeks to promote the library as the center of the academic community.
B.A., Life Pacific University, 1997; M.A., Talbot School of Theology, 2001; M.L.I.S., San Jose State University, 2014
Gary loves to bake. He won 3rd place in the San Bernadino County fair for his homemade apple pie. He also likes to build rockets.