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Liaison Program @ NJIT

This guide provides information about the subject librarian liaison to the departments at NJIT.

About

NJIT librarian liaison program began in 1992. Each NJIT reference librarian is assigned one or more academic departments and acts as a single point of contact for those faculty and students in such departments who require in-depth or subject-specific assistance. Each reference librarian is expected to:

  • Develop subject expertise relevant to the disciplines of each assigned department; keep abreast of recent technical advances and trends.
  • Provide faculty and students with Information searching assistance.
  • Act as a single point of contact between individual users and the library to provide literature searching services and other customized information products. Maintain on-going, information contacts with library users in order to obtain information about their work and feedback on library products and services.
  • Consult with NJIT faculty, administrative, and research personnel to learn of research projects which are underway or planned.
  • Work with the academic departments to establish library user groups; lead periodic meetings. Meet regularly with users throughout the departments and attends technical programs in the departments.
  • Promote library services to potential users; devise and make user information presentations on library services and products. Devise displays and promotional publications.

Subject Liaison Librarian

Each reference librarian at NJIT is assigned as a liaison to a number of different departments on campus and acts as a single point of contact for individuals in those departments with more in-depth or subject-specific needs. More about the librarian liaison program.

Maya Gervits
Director of the Littman Architecture Library

973-642-4390
maya.gervits@njit.edu

Library liaison to: Architecture, Digital Design, Fine Arts and Design, Industrial Design, and Interior Design
 

Library liaison to: Information Literacy (integrating library skills into the curriculum for all departments)

Davida Scharf
Director of Reference

973-642-4397
davida.scharf@njit.edu

Library liaison to: Computer Science, Federated History, Humanities, Information Systems, and Management

 

Joseph Mercuri
Technical Reference Librarian

973-596-8498
jmercuri@njit.edu

Library liaison to: Biological Sciences, Biomedical Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems and Mathematical Sciences
Bruce Slutsky
Technical Reference Librarian

973-642-4950
slutsky@njit.edu

Library liaison to: Chemical, Biological & Pharmaceutical Engineering, Chemistry & Environmental Science, Civil & Environmental Engineering, and Physics
Raymond Vasquez
Research and User Services Librarian Librarian

973-642-4977
raymond.p.vasquez@njit.edu

Library liaison to: Electrical and Computer Engineering, Engineering Technology, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

New Jersey Institute of Technology 
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