School of Information Sciences

Elizabeth Mahoney


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Institution of highest degree:
MLIS, University of Albany
CAS, University of Pittsburgh

Research Interests:

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


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.

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