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Jill Hackenberg

Associate Librarian

117 Lockwood Memorial Library, North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260

  • Ph: 716-645-1339
jmh7@buffalo.edu

Department Liaison

Department of Computer Science and Engineering (in SEAS), Department of Physics

Responsibilities

Coordinator, Instant Librarian Chat Reference Service
Responsible for coordinating all activities of the Instant Librarian Chat Reference Service. https://library.buffalo.edu/askalibrarian/chat/ 

Computer Science and Engineering Librarian, Science & Engineering Information Center, Lockwood Library, University at Buffalo
Provide specialized research assistance and library instruction in computer science and engineering (CSE). Serve as faculty liaison to UB's CSE department. 

Physics Librarian (interim), Science & Engineering Information Center, Lockwood Library, University at Buffalo
Provide specialized research assistance and library instruction in physics. Serve as faculty liaison to UB's Physics department on an interim basis.

Genealogy Librarian, Lockwood Library, University at Buffalo
Provide specialized research assistance and library instruction in genealogy, ancestry and family history research.

Guideshttps://research.lib.buffalo.edu/?b=o#collapse100411 

Education and Training

  • MLS Master of Library Science 1990, University of Pittsburgh
  • BS Psychology 1989, University of Pittsburgh, minors in Geology and French

Employment

1990-1996: University of Houston Libraries, Houston TX

Research

  • Examining the reasons why librarians choose science & technology librarianship as a career.
  • The evolution and implementation of chat reference services in academic libraries.
  • DNA genetics research tools as applied to genealogy and family tree inheritance research.