Jill Chisnell

Jill Chisnell


Arts and Humanities Librarian

Art and Design



+1 412 268 6330

Office: 413

Hunt Library


4909 Frew Street

Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Jill Chisnell is a liaison librarian to the Schools of Art and Design. She provides reference, instruction, and collection services using both traditional and creative techniques such as button-and zine-making and Speed Databasing. She is the creator and keeper of the Libraries’ zine cart, a mobile studio that contains everything one needs to self-publish. Jill’s library practice and research interests explore playful methods to support creative inquiry, critical thinking, and curiosity. As an artist and crafter, Jill uses reclaimed materials and found objects in her work which is heavily influenced by her love of libraries and archives.