Maura A. Smale

Chief Librarian, Professor, New York City College of Technology

I'm Chief Librarian at City Tech and I teach in the Grad Center's Interactive Technology and Pedagogy program. I'm interested in how and where students do their academic work, game-based learning in higher ed, open teaching and scholarship, and critical librarianship.

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718-260-5497 · msmale@citytech.cuny.edu
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http://www.maurasmale.com
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http://msmale.commons.gc.cuny.edu
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Academic Interests

critical librarianship, information literacy, library instruction, information-seeking behavior, academic culture, game-based learning in higher education, open access, scholarly communication, anthropology, ethnography, archaeology, instructional technology

Positions
  • Chief Librarian, ProfessorLibraryNYC College of Technology
  • ProfessorInteractive Technology and Pedagogy Doctoral Certificate ProgramCUNY Graduate Center
Education

Master of Library and Information Science, Pratt Institute

MA, PhD, Anthropology, New York University

BA, Anthropology, University of Chicago

Publications

Cohen, M., Smale, M. A., Cirasella, J., Tobar, C., and Daniels, J. (2013). Speaking As One: Supporting Open Access with Departmental Resolutions. Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication 2(1), eP1099.

Smale, M. A. (2012). Get in the game: Developing an information literacy classroom game. Journal of Library Innovation, 3(1), 126-147.

Smale, M. A. (2011). Learning through quests and contests: Games in information literacy instruction. Journal of Library Innovation, 2(2), 36-55.

Cirasella, J., and Smale, M. A. (2011). Peers don’t let peers perish: Encouraging research and scholarship among junior library faculty. Collaborative Librarianship, 3(2), 98-109.

Smale, M. A. (2010). Demystifying the IRB: Human subjects research in academic libraries. portal: Libraries and the Academy, 10(3), 309-321.

Smale, M. A., and Regalado, M. (2009). Using Blackboard to deliver library research skills assessment: A case study. Communications in Information Literacy, 3(2), 142-157.

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