Steve Hayes


Stephen M. Hayes, Librarian for Business Services joined the University in 1974 as Reference Librarian. In 1976 he became the Reference and Public Documents Librarian and headed the Documents Center. The Center houses the Federal Depository Library and the European Union Depository collection. In 1994, he accepted appointment as the Business Services Librarian and developed the Thomas Mahaffey, Jr. Business Information Center (BIC) within the Mendoza College of Business. Mr. Hayes received his undergraduate degree in child psychology from Michigan State University and has a Master in Librarianship from Western Michigan University. In 1979 he received a second Masters degree in Administration from the University of Notre Dame. In 1998 he was recognized by the University for outstanding contributions to Librarianship with the Fr. Foik Award. Mr. Hayes= field of research is federal information policy. His publications include contributions to What is written remains: historical essays on the libraries of Notre Dame, The American Library Association Guide to Information Access: a complete book of research, and Environmental concerns: a bibliography of U.S. government publications, 1971-1973. He served on the Depository Library Council to the Public Printer of the United States, reviews and comments on legislation and regulation for the American Library Association and speaks frequently on federal information resources, access to government information and business information sources. He has taught Government Information and Business Information in the Indiana University School of Library and Information Science. Mr Hayes has served as the faculty Advisor for the ND/SMC Equestrian Team and Club, the Board of Directors of El Buen Vecino, a local not-for-profit Hispanic service organization and currently is President of the Wooded Estates Neighborhood Association and serving on the South Bend City Council’s Information and Technology Committee. Hayes retired Oct. 2019