Jennie Ver Steeg

Jennie Ver Steeg, MA, MS, MLIS
Director of Library and Media Services
(515) 643-6612

Office Location
SC - Library

Mailing Address
Mercy College of Health Sciences
928 6th Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50309-1239

Year Started at Mercy College: 2018

  • Department: Library


  • Master of Library and Information Science, University of Iowa (1995)
  • MS, Child Development, Iowa State University (1990)
  • MA, English/Creative Writing, Iowa State University (1989)
  • BS, Child Life, Iowa State University (1985)

Professional Memberships

  • Reach Out and Read Iowa, Board member
  • Iowa Library Association
  • Iowa Association of College and Research Libraries
  • Medical Library Association

Favorite Quote

  • "I am somehow less interested in the weight and convolutions of Einstein's brain than in the near certainty that people of equal talent have lived and died in cotton fields and sweatshops." - Stephen Jay Gould

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About Us

Mercy College of Health Sciences has been transforming students into healthcare professionals since 1899. Located in downtown Des Moines, Iowa, we offer master's degreesbachelor’s degrees, associate degrees, certificate programs, and continuing education courses.

Mercy College is the only private Catholic college in central Iowa and is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), in addition to numerous programmatic accreditors.

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Mercy College is a Catholic, accredited, nonprofit institution of higher learning.