City Tech Library Faculty Scholarship

Compiled by Prof. Monica Berger

Here are some of our recent publications and presentations:

Almeida, N. (2015, Feb). MOOCs as Microcosm: Rethinking Knowledge Production & Dissemination. Presentation at the Electronic Resources and Libraries Conference, Austin, TX.
Almeida, N. (2014). Possible Futures: E-Reserves, Decentralization, and Collaboration. Journal Of Interlibrary Loan, Document Delivery & Electronic Reserves, 24(3/4), 77-89.

Berger, Monica, and Jill Cirasella. “Beyond Beall’s List: Better Understanding Predatory Publishers.” College & Research Libraries News 76.3 (2015): 132-5. <>

Berger, Monica. “My Not so-Secret Life as a Rock and Roll Librarian.” LACUNY News 33:2, Dec. 2014. <>.

Berger, Monica. “On Being a Rock and Roll Librarian,” Grace-Ellen McCrann Memorial Lectures, Library Association of the City University of New York, New York, NY, December 11, 2014.

Berger, Monica. “What is Publication Quality? Generating Conversations,” Library Association of the City University of New York, Scholarly Communications Roundtable, May 7, 2015.

Ian Beilin and Anne Leonard co-facilitated a roundtable discussion, “Sharing Strategies for Engaging Students in a Critical Information Literacy Approach to Library Instruction,” at the Association of College and Research Libraries Conference in Portland, OR in March.

Cooney, C., Gold, M., Smyth, P., and Zweibel, S. (2015, January). DH Box: a push-button digital humanities laboratory. Presented at the METRO annual conference, Baruch College, New York, NY.

Regalado, M., and Smale, M. A. (forthcoming, November 2015). “I am more productive in the library because it’s quiet:” Commuter Students in the College Library. College & Research Libraries. Retrieved from

Rosen, J. R., and Smale, M. A. (2015). Open Digital Pedagogy = Critical Pedagogy. Hybrid Pedagogy. Retrieved from


Lanclos, D., Smale, M. A., Asher, A., Regalado, M., and Gourlay, L. (2015, March). The topography of learning: Using cognitive mapping to evolve and innovate in the academic library. Panel presented at the Association of College & Research Libraries 2015 National Conference, Portland, OR.

Regalado, M., Smale, M. A., and Albarillo, F. (2015, March). Assessment in focus: Conducting effective interviews and focus groups, workshop at the Metropolitan New York Library Council, NY.

Smale, M. A., and Regalado, M. (2014, October). “Anytime I’m on the train, I would just type it up:” Commuter Students Using Technology, keynote at the York College Symposium on Teaching and Learning with Technology, NY.

Tidal, J. (2015). Usability and the Mobile Web: A LITA Guide. Chicago: American Libraries Association, TechSource.

Tidal, J. (2015). One Site to Rule Them All: Usability Testing of a Responsively Designed Library Website. Presented at the Academic Research and College Libraries Conference, Portland, OR.

Tidal, J., Zweibel, S. (2015). Bootstrap Basics. Presented at the LACUNY Emerging Technologies Committee Workshop, New York, NY.

King, E., Klish, H., Miller, D. Tidal, J. (2015). Decoding Code Words. Presented at the American Libraries Association Midwinter Meeting: LITA/ALCTS Joint Interest Group: Library Code Year, Chicago, IL.

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