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Library Liaison Profiles: Claudia McGivney

Claudia McGivney


  Claudia McGivney

  Senior Assistant Librarian/ Head, Academic Engagement
  Liaison: School of Professional Development, Education, and Scholar Athlete Program
  claudia.mcgivney@stonybrook.edu | N-1003 Melville Library | 631.632.1231

 

How can Claudia help you?

Claudia McGivney is the Head of Academic Engagement at the Stony Brook University Libraries.  

Her research interests include reflective practice, first-year experience, library user engagement, information literacy, perception of librarians, and the use of anime, manga, and graphic novels in higher education.

 

Education:

M.A. Interdisciplinary Studies, Hofstra University

M.S. Library and Information Science, C.W. Post, Long Island University

B.A. Arts, English and History, SUNY at Stony Book

 

Experience:

Reference Librarian, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Hofstra University, 2009 - present

First Year Experience Coordinator Dowling College, 2015 - 2016

Reference Librarian, Associate Professor, Dowling College, 2010 - 2016

 

Selected Publications, Presentations & Service:

Publications

Catalano, A., Paretta L., McGivney, C., & King, T. (2014, October). Library study behaviors in the age of ubiquitous mobile devices: An observational study in four academic libraries. The Reference Librarian, 55 (4), 328-342.

McGivney, C. (2014, July). NASA App. The Charleston Advisor, 16 (1), 26-29.

McGivney, C. (2013, July). Citelighter. The Charleston Advisor, 15 (1), 21-25.

McGivney, C. (2013, April). Taking notes: Notability & PaperPort Notes. The Charleston Advisor, 14 (4), 26-32.

McGivney, C. (2013, January). Doceri. The Charleston Advisor, 14 (3), 8-12.

McGivney, C. (2013, January). Splashtop Whiteboard. The Charleston Advisor, 14 (3), 50-53.

 

Invited Lectures, Presentations & Panels 

McGivney, C. (2017, February 15). Making FYE Meaningful: Integrating Peer Mentoring and Reflective Practices. Presentation given at 36th Annual Conference on The First-Year Experience in Atlanta, GA.

Buono, M., Gangone, S., & McGivney, C. (2015, August 15). New adults: Connecting with local fans between cons. Panel conducted at LI-Con, Ronkonkoma, NY.

Buono, M., Gangone, S., & McGivney, C. (2015, August 15). The lost teen generation: How to get the most out of your library as a teen and new adult. Panel conducted at LI-Con, Ronkonkoma, NY.

Gangone, S., & McGivney, C. (2015, August 15). Comic book pendants. Workshop presented at LI-Con, Ronkonkoma, NY.

Gangone, S., & McGivney, C. (2015, August 15). I am Groot. Workshop presented at LI-Con, Ronkonkoma, NY.

Kiladitis, R., Korsavidis, N., Lauer, E., McGivney, C., Wood, S. (2015, April 16). The image of librarians and the librarian’s image. Panel conducted at LIPopCon, Oakdale, NY.

Buono, M., Firer, J., McGivney, C., Pope Robbins, L. & Romano, G. (2015, April 16). Accessing anime and managing manga in libraries and classrooms. Panel conducted at LIPopCon, Oakdale, NY.

McGivney, C. (2014, March 28). Mobile Government: Top Must-Have Gov Apps. Presenter at Plainview-Old Bethpage Public Library, Bethpage, NY.

Kociolek, M., McGivney, C., Pope Robbins, L., & Weisenstien, E. (2013, October 10). Women in comics.  Panel conducted at New York Comic Con, New York, NY.

McGivney, C. (2013, April 5). Remote control classrooms: Using apps to annotate and create content in an academic environment. Digital poster session presented at “Digital Humanities and the Transformation of Scholarship,” a SUNY Conversations in the Disciplines Conference, Suffolk County Community College, Brentwood, NY.

Dolan, D., Frangella, S., David, J., Loeffler, G., & McGivney, C. (2011, April 8). Connecting curriculum to career: Crossing the bridge from library school to the real world. Panel conducted at Suffolk County Community College, Brentwood, NY.

 

Teaching Experience 

FYE 1031A: Hero's Quest in Literature, Dowling College: 2015 - 2016 

LIB 1101: Introduction to Academic Research, Dowling College: 2010 - 2016

LIB 001: Introduction to Technology and Information Literacy, Hofstra University: 2009-2014

 

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