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Subject Liaison Librarian: Jill Lagerstrom: Subject Liaison Program at NJIT

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 (faculty and students) in those departments with more in-depth or subject-specific needs.

Department / College Librarian Email Phone
 Architecture, Art and Design

 Maya Gervits
 Kennedy Jones

 maya.gervits@njit.edu
 howard.jones@njit.edu
(973) 642-4390
(973) 596-5755
 Biological Sciences  Jill Lagerstrom (Interim)  jill.p.lagerstrom@njit.edu (973) 642-4977
 Biomedical Engineering  Jennifer King  jennifer.king@njit.edu (973) 596-3208
 Chemical and Materials Engineering  John Kromer (Interim)  john.kromer@njit.edu (973) 642-4397
 Chemistry and Environmental Science  John Kromer (Interim)  john.kromer@njit.edu (973) 642-4397
 Civil and Environmental Engineering  Jill Lagerstrom  jill.p.lagerstrom@njit.edu (973) 642-4977
 Computer Science  Jill Lagerstrom (Interim)  jill.p.lagerstrom@njit.edu (973) 642-4977
 Data Science  Jill Lagerstrom (Interim)  jill.p.lagerstrom@njit.edu (973) 642-4977
 Electrical and Computer Engineering  Jill Lagerstrom  jill.p.lagerstrom@njit.edu (973) 642-4977
 History  Jill Lagerstrom (Interim)  jill.p.lagerstrom@njit.edu (973) 642-4977
 Humanities and Social Sciences  Jill Lagerstrom (Interim)  jill.p.lagerstrom@njit.edu (973) 642-4977
 Informatics (IS and IT)  Jill Lagerstrom (Interim)  jill.p.lagerstrom@njit.edu (973) 642-4977
 Management and Business  John Kromer (Interim)
 Jennifer King (Interim)
 john.kromer@njit.edu
 jennifer.king@njit.edu 
(973) 642-4397
(973) 596-3208
 Mathematical Sciences  Jill Lagerstrom  jill.p.lagerstrom@njit.edu (973) 642-4977
 Mechanical and Industrial Engineering  Jill Lagerstrom  jill.p.lagerstrom@njit.edu (973) 642-4977
 Physics  Jill Lagerstrom  jill.p.lagerstrom@njit.edu (973) 642-4977
 School of Applied Engineering and Technology  Jill Lagerstrom (Interim)  jill.p.lagerstrom@njit.edu (973) 642-4977

What subject liaisons can do for you: 

  • Develop library resources, instruction, and services for course curriculum.
  • Provide you with research help.
  • Keep you abreast of advances and trends in scholarly communications.
  • Assist faculty with strategies to locate and use Open Educational Resources (OER)
  • Develop library collections to support the curriculum and community
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. 

Liaison Librarian

School/Department

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Maya Gervits

maya.gervits@njit.edu

(973) 642-4390

Hillier College of Architecture and Design

  • Architecture, Art and Design

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Kennedy Jones

howard.jones@njit.edu

(973) 596-5755

Hillier College of Architecture and Design

  • Architecture, Art and Design

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Jennifer King

jennifer.king@njit.edu

(973) 596-3208

Newark College of Engineering

  • Biomedical Engineering

Martin Tuchman School of Management

  • Business (Interim)

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John Kromer

john.kromer@njit.edu

(973) 642-4397

Albert Dorman

  • Honors College

College of Science and Liberal Arts

  • Chemistry and Environmental Science (Interim)

Martin Tuchman School of Management

  • Business (Interim)

Newark College of Engineering

  • Chemical and Materials Engineering (Interim)

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Jill Lagerstrom

jill.p.lagerstrom@njit.edu

(973) 642-4977

College of Science and Liberal Arts

  • Biological Sciences (Interim)
  • History (Interim)
  • Humanities and Social Sciences (Interim)
  • Mathematical Sciences
  • Physics

Newark College of Engineering

  • Applied Engineering and Technology (Interim)
  • Civil and Environmental Engineering 
  • Electrical & Computer Engineering
  • Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Ying Wu College of Computing

  • Computer Science (Interim)
  • Data Science (Interim)
  • Informatics (IS and IT) (Interim)

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 ongoing, 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.

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