Gayla Byerly serves as the instruction coordinator at the University of North Texas Libraries and as the English Department liaison. She teaches approximately 180 library orientation sessions a year for various classes at UNT. She also teaches in the School of Library and Information Studies at Texas Woman’s University and has taught in the College of Information at UNT. Her area of expertise is assessment of library instruction. She publishes and speaks at both national and international conferences, presenting on assessment of library instruction and instruction techniques. She has taught library instruction workshops for state library associations and the state of Texas. She is also the former head of reference for the University of Texas at Dallas Library.