Christine McEvilly is an archivist, librarian, and historian. She received her BS in History from MIT and her History MA from Yale. She went on to study library and information science, with concentrations in archives and rare books, at the Palmer School of Long Island University. She has spent the last 4 years working as a digital archivist and librarian at the American Jewish Historical Society where she was project coordinator on a digital aggregator website. Christine plans to pursue research in metadata theory and management, identity formation in archives, and cross-organizational collaboration.
Maureen joins CSI after three years as Reference and Instruction Librarian at Bank Street College of Education. Prior to that she worked at the Library Council of Ireland, the Royal Irish Academy, Hudson County Community College, and John Jay College where her CUNY experience began. She holds Master’s degrees in political philosophy and library science. A strong advocate for libraries, she is dedicated to working with faculty colleagues on student information literacy with an eye to student retention and success. Maureen plans to investigate the impact of increased marketization on the provision of public services such as libraries and higher education, and the influence of such changes on instruction and information literacy practices.