Zanada Joyner

Senior Reference Librarian
Joyner_Zanada (Room 223)

Contact Information

Office: 223
Phone: 919-530-5241
Fax: 919-530-7926


M.L.I.S., Rutgers University
J.D., Loyola University New Orleans, College of Law
M.A., University of Mississippi
B.A., Loyola University New Orleans


Joyner currently serves as the Library’s Senior Reference Librarian. Prior to this position, she served as the Digital Services and Faculty Services Librarian at NCCU. Before joining NCCU, she was the Research and Instructional Services Librarian at the Alexander Campbell King Law Library at the University of Georgia Law Library. While completing her Master of Library and Information Science degree, she worked as a Reference Associate at Loyola University New Orleans, College of Law Library. Additionally, she served as a judicial law clerk for New Jersey Superior Court Judge, Thomas S. Smith, Jr. (retired).

Joyner is an active member of the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) and the Southeastern Chapter of the American Association of Law Libraries (SEAALL). She serves on committees and juries and continues to volunteer with caucuses and special interest sections. Joyner was has awarded the AALL Minority Leadership Development Award in 2018. She has presented at national and regional conferences and currently co-editing a textbook, Introduction to Law Librarianship (summer 2021).

She teaches First Year Legal Research and Advanced Legal Research.