Courtney Walsh

Reference & Instruction Librarian

I am an Adjunct Reference & Instruction Librarian at Brooklyn College. I work days, nights and weekends at the Reference Desk. I also teach classes and workshops for students on using library resources for academic research. I am actively involved in our virtual reference service.

Profile picture of Courtney Walsh
Follow me Online
Quick Link
Academic Interests

academic libraries, virtual reference, e-books, food studies, children’s studies, juvenile literature

  • Adjunct Reference & Instruction LibrarianLibraryBrooklyn College
  • Reference & Instruction LibrarianLibraryBrooklyn College
  • Adjunct Cataloging LibrarianNew York University, Bobst Library*Non-CUNY

MLS May, 2004 Pratt Institute, Graduate School of Information and Library Science, Brooklyn, NY

BA, Anthropology May, 1991 University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA

September, 1986 – May, 1988 Colby College, Waterville, ME

PUBLICATIONS & Presentations

Walsh, C. (Forthcoming). Express
Train to Hell. In J. Webb (Ed.), Encyclopedia
of American Myth, Legend, and Folklore
. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO.

Brown, R., Evans, B., & Walsh,
C. (Forthcoming). QuestionPoint at the City University of New York: Providing
Cooperative Virtual Reference Services Within and Beyond a Large Academic
Institution. In B. Eden (Ed.), The New
(Vol. 8). Lanham,
MD: Scarecrow Press.

Walsh, C. and Evans, B. (2012, June). The Unique Challenges of the “Non-Rude
Serial Patron” in Chat Reference
. Presented at Metropolitan New York
Library Council (METRO) Reference Special Interest Group Meeting. New York, NY.                                                      

Walsh, C. (1991, March). An Ethnography of a Rural Food Cooperative. Presented at the 31st
Meeting of Northeast Anthropological Association. Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.