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Library Liaison Profiles

Jennifer DeVito

Jennifer DeVito

Director, Access Services

Liaison: Women's Gender & Sexuality,
Business and Management Studies​

jennifer.a.devito@stonybrook.edu
S-3417 Melville Library | 631.632.7115

How can Jennifer help you?

Jennifer DeVito is the Director of Access & User Services, which includes circulation, reserves and interlibrary loan, at the Stony Brook University Libraries.

Her professional and research interests include library leadership and management, resource sharing and access to information, instructional design, academic integrity and information literacy.

Education/Experience:

  • BA, New School for Social Research
  • MLIS, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
  • Information Design and Technology Graduate Program, SUNY Poly - in progress

Selected Publications, Presentations & Service

Articles

Higgins, M., DeVito, J. A., Stieglitz, S., Tolliver, R., & Tran, C. Y. (2017). Better Together: An examination of collaborative publishing between librarians and STEM and health sciences faculty. Issues in Science & Technology Librarianship. http://www.istl.org/17-spring/

McGivney, C., Kasten, K., Haugh, D., & DeVito, J. A. (2017) Fake News & Information Literacy: Designing information literacy to empower students. Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Equality and Diversity. http://journals.hw.ac.uk/index.php/IPED/article/view/46

Kenefick, C., & DeVito, J. A. (2015). Five realities of hospital library mergers. Journal of Hospital Librarianship, 15(3).

Kenefick, C. & DeVito, J. (2015). From treading water to smooth sailing: Mentoring for new academic librarians.College & Undergraduate Libraries, 22(1) March 2015 (in press).

Kenefick, C., & DeVito, J. (2013). Google expectations and interlibrary loan: Can we ever be fast enough?Journal of Interlibrary Loan, Document Delivery & Electronic Reserve, 23(3):157-163.

Presentations

DeVito, J. A. (June 2017). Developing an online training program: The Integration of student employee training and assessment using Blackboard’s course management system. Presented at SUNYLA 2017 Annual Conference, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY.

DeVito, J. A. (July 2016). Access Services in a nutshell. Presented at the 2016 SBU Libraries Liaison Retreat, Stony Brook University Libraries, Southampton, NY.

Mapping the convergence of library/faculty research in the sciences, SUNYLA 2016, SUNY Binghamton, 10 June 2016

Game-based Learning: Using games to enhance information literacy skills, Research Forum, Stony Brook University Libraries, 7 May 2015

Academic Integrity: The Library’s role in student success, Eastern Suffolk BOCES, Bellport, NY, October 2014

Engaging Non-Traditional Students by Integrating Service Learning into Academic Programs, Association of Proprietary Colleges 2012 Annual Conference, Lake George, NY, June 2012

Peer Review

Reviewer, The Reading Room: A Journal of Special Collections, 2015