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Kyle Olney

Benner Library and Resource Center

M.S., 2012, University of Illinois
M.A., 2009, Asbury Theological Seminary
B.A., 2007, Asbury College

As Benner Library’s Access Services Librarian, Professor Olney manages all circulation activities — main circulation, course reserves and stacks management — as well as 18 student workers and one full-time staff member. He also oversees the Holiness Collection, handling material selection, processing, policy development and community engagement while working closely with the University Archives.

He began his library work as a college student in 2004. He became a full-time staff member at Olivet in 2009 and joined the faculty in 2012. He is a member of the Association of Christian Librarians.

His love of sports led him into sports broadcasting for Olivet, providing play-by-play for Tiger women’s volleyball (2009-2014) and Tiger baseball (since 2012). Raised in the Pacific Northwest, he remains an avid fan of the Seattle Mariners major league baseball team and the University of Oregon Ducks.

He and his wife, Amber, have two children, Autumn and Kamden.




A wise man will hear, and will increase learning; and a man of understanding shall attain unto wise counsels.