Brian Doherty

Dean of the Library - Jane Bancroft Cook Library

Brian Doherty
  • Phone: (941) 487-4401
  • Email:
  • Office Location: LBR 202
  • Mail Location: LBR 201

Brian Doherty, Dean of the Library, joined New College in 2009 from Arizona State University’s Polytechnic Campus where he directed library services and previously headed the ASU Music Library. He earned both his M.L.S. and a M.A. in music history & theory at Rutgers University and his Ph.D. in musicology from the University of Kansas. His B.M. is from Westminster Choir College. In addition to leading Jane Bancroft Cook Library and its related services, he teaches a course in music. You can contact him at 941-487-4401 or