Elizabeth Mahoney

  • Lecturer
  • Associate Chair, Department of Information Culture and Data Stewardship

Institution of Highest Degree

  • MLIS, University of Albany
  • CAS, University of Pittsburgh

Representative Publications

Mahoney, Elizabeth and Tomer, Christinger (2014) Educating Reference Librarians for First day Success. In: Reimagining Reference in the 21st Century. Purdue University Press, West Lafayette, Indiana.

“Working with paper: the book arts workshop.” Whitehall Public Library, 2006-2010

“Assessing chat reference performance from transcript information.” Virtual Reference Desk Conference, San Francisco, CA., 2005

"Stocking the Virtual Ready Reference Collection." Reference Librarian 38, no. 79/80: 67, 2003.

“Indexing ELIS: Reconciling 40 Years of Publishing,” American Society for Indexing, Galveston, TX, 2002

Index 73 for Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science, Marcel Dekker, 2002.  Lead a team of 5 indexers on this two year project.

Research Interests

Design and use of reference resources, Digital reference, Information retrieval, Public Librarianship, History of children’s book publishing, Children’s literature.