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Subject Liaison Librarian Program at NJIT: About

This guide provides information about the subject librarian liaison program.

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
 Applied Engineering and Technology  Jill Lagerstrom (Interim)
 jill.p.lagerstrom@njit.edu
(973) 642-4977
 Architecture, Art and Design

 Maya Gervits
 Kennedy Jones

 maya.gervits@njit.edu
 howard.jones@njit.edu
(973) 642-4390
(973) 596-5755
 Biological Sciences  Quinn Morris-Pearson  qim2@njit.edu (973) 642-4950
 Biomedical Engineering  Jennifer King  jennifer.king@njit.edu (973) 596-3208
 Chemical and Materials Engineering  Quinn Morris-Pearson  qim2@njit.edu (973) 642-4950
 Chemistry and Environmental Science  Quinn Morris-Pearson  qim2@njit.edu (973) 642-4950
 Civil and Environmental Engineering  Jill Lagerstrom  jill.p.lagerstrom@njit.edu (973) 642-4977
 Computer Science  Quinn Morris-Pearson  qim2@njit.edu (973) 642-4950
 Data Science  Quinn Morris-Pearson  qim2@njit.edu (973) 642-4950
 Electrical and Computer Engineering  Jill Lagerstrom
 jill.p.lagerstrom@njit.edu
(973) 642-4977
 History  Quinn Morris-Pearson (Interim)  qim2@njit.edu (973) 642-4950
 Humanities and Social Sciences  Quinn Morris-Pearson  qim2@njit.edu (973) 642-4950
 Informatics (IS and IT)  Quinn Morris-Pearson (Interim)  qim2@njit.edu (973) 642-4950
 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

What subject liaisons can do for you: 

  • Develop library resources, instruction, and services for course curriculum.
  • Keep you abreast of advances and trends in scholarly communications.
  • Provide you with research help.
  • 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

 

Maya Gervits

maya.gervits@njit.edu

(973) 642-4390

Hillier College of Architecture and Design

  • Architecture, Art and Design

Kennedy Jones

howard.jones@njit.edu

(973) 596-5755

Hillier College of Architecture and Design

  • Architecture, Art and Design

Jennifer King

Jennifer King

jennifer.king@njit.edu

(973) 596-3208

Newark College of Engineering

  • Biomedical Engineering

Martin Tuchman School of Management

  • Business (Interim)

John Kromer

John Kromer

john.kromer@njit.edu

(973) 642-4397

Albert Dorman

  • Honors College

Martin Tuchman School of Management

  • Business (Interim)

Jill Lagerstrom

jill.p.lagerstrom@njit.edu

(973) 642-4977

College of Science and Liberal Arts

  • Mathematical Sciences
  • Physics

Newark College of Engineering

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

Quinn Morris-Pearson

Quinn Morris-Pearson

quinn.i.morris-pearson@njit.edu

(973) 642-4950

College of Science and Liberal Arts

  • Biological Sciences
  • Chemistry & Environmental Science
  • History (Interim)
  • Humanities & Social Sciences

Newark College of Engineering

  • Chemicals & Materials Engineering
  • Materials Science & Engineering

Ying Wu College of Computing

  • Computer Science
  • Data Science
  • Informatics (IS & 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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