note: this CV has not been updated since 2017 – additions forthcoming.
Eileen P. Daly-Boas
River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, January 2005 – present
Interim Librarian for the Warner School of Education, Outreach Librarian for the Humanities (Philosophy, Religion and Classics) January 2016 – present
- Collection Development: Managing monographic budget of $98,000 and a serials budget of $215,000 to support the research of 58 faculty members, 580 Warner school graduate students, 60 Philosophy graduate and undergraduate students, 100 Theology and Ministry graduate students, and 30 Religion and Classics undergraduates.
- Information Literacy: Organizing the RCL Reference Management group which includes arranging workshops at the undergraduate and graduate level. Providing Library orientation for graduate students at the Warner School of Education, Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School, and St. Bernard’s School of Theology and Ministry. Working closely with faculty to arrange for research assistance/information literacy for undergraduate classes.
- High-School Outreach: Lead coordinator for RCL support of the Western New York Consortium of Baccalaureate Schools, consisting of over 20 school districts and bringing over 150 sophomores and juniors to campus for research on their Extended Essay. Co-coordinating visits from Wilson Magnet High School for a week-long intensive introduction to research (averaging 100 students). Participating and co-organizing the “High School to College” sessions for teachers and librarians led by Monroe BOCES 2.
- Creating Community of Reading: Managing the Popular Reading Collection, hosting RCL-sponsored Rush Rhees Reads (an undergraduate book club (started in 2012), co-leading the Classics Book Group with Professor Nick Gresens (started in 2015).
- Additionally, co-coordinated the Chat service from 2013-2017, assisting with training in both technical support and reference for Patron Services and Outreach departments.
Outreach Librarian for the Humanities (Philosophy, Religion and Classics) August 2015 – January 2016
Interim Subject Librarian for Psychology, Subject Librarian for Philosophy, Religion and Classics, December 2013 – August 2015
Subject Librarian for Philosophy, and Assistant to the Head of Collection Development, November 2006 – December 2013
- Data Collection for Serials Review: collected data on cost and usage of subscribed journals, created Access databases for the Head of Collection Development to use when negotiating with publishers.
- Gift Book and Booksale Coordinator: Managed the Gift Book program by sorting donations to be sent subject librarians, annual booksale or Better World Books. For five years, organized the annual booksale, coordinating dozens of volunteers and thousands of books.
- Technical support for Outreach Librarians: Provided technical assistance to Outreach librarians on the use of YBP’s Gobi interface, and managing EBSCO’s interface for serials.
Subject Librarian for Philosophy and XC Project Manager, August 2006 – November 2006
Copy Cataloger, January 2005 – August 2006
Visiting Instructor of Philosophy – Nazareth College, September 2005 – December 2006
Courses taught: Philosophical Inquiry, Feminist Philosophy
Cataloging Internship. Rochester Museum and Science Center, Townson Library, Rochester, NY, September 2004 – December 2004
Assistant to the Executive Director. Genesee Center for the Arts and Education, Rochester, NY, March 2004 – May 2005
Research Assistant for the American Democracy Project, and Visiting Lecturer of Political Science and International Studies. State University of New York at Brockport, Brockport, NY, June 2004 – December 2005
- Course taught: Women in Western Political Thought.
Visiting Lecturer of Philosophy. State University of New York at Geneseo, Geneseo, NY, January 1994 – May 2003.
- Courses taught: Introduction to Logic, Modal Logic, Western Humanities I, Western
Humanities II, Metaphysics and Movies.
Master of Library and Information Science, Syracuse University, December 2004
Master of Arts in Philosophy, University of Rochester, 2000. (ABD for Ph.D.)
Bachelor of Arts, State University of New York, Geneseo, New York, May 1991. Majors: Philosophy and English; College Honors Program; graduated summa cum laude.
PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS
Presenter: “Trends in Academic Libraries” Warner School of Education (Wednesday lunch). October 12, 2017.
Panelist: Mindfully Defining College Readiness – College Readiness Conference, June 2, 2017, Monroe Community College.
Panelist and co-organizer: High School & College Libraries: Collaborating for Student Success, May 24, 2017, College at Brockport, SUNY.
Co-facilitator: Library Instruction Humor Roundtable (with Logan Rath), SUNYLA 47th Annual Conference, June 5, 2015, Purchase College.
Panelist: Strengthening the Foundation: Preparing Students for College-Level Research, February 26, 2015, Rochester Institute of Technology.
Introduction to logic. (textbook) with Stacey Edgar and William J. Edgar (1993).
RECENT PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Creating with Canva: Graphic Design for Librarians by Tina Broomfield. RRLC, May 10, 2017
Framing the ACRL Framework by Trudi Jacobson. RRLC, October 9, 2015
Workshop for Frames in the Classroom: Teaming up for Success by Nancy Greco and Kim Hoffman. RRLC, October 9, 2015
The Digital Academy with Rochelle Mazar. University of Rochester, July 30, August 4 and 6, 2015
Mendeley Certification Program (a Reference Management Program from Elsevier). July, 2015
High School & College Librarians Closing the Loop. Monroe 2-Orleans BOCES, April28, 2015
Effective Teaching for the Library Classroom with Dr. Jeff Liles. University of Rochester, March 12, 2015
ATLA (American Theological Library Association) Annual Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, June 18-21, 2014.
American Philosophical Association Eastern Division Meeting. Boston, Massachusetts, December 27-30, 2010