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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)

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. 

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, Pittsburgh PA
  • BS Psychology 1989, University of Pittsburgh, minors in Geology and French

Employment

1990-1996: University of Houston Libraries, Houston TX

Publications

The Nuts, Bolts, and Teaching Opportunities of Real-Time Reference, with Laura Taddeo, in College and Undergraduate Libraries, 13(3) August 2006:63-85 Article

Why Does One Choose Sci-Tech Librarianship? Findings of a Survey, with Barbara Chu, in Science & Technology Libraries, 23(1) 2004:3-16 Article

Who Chooses Sci-Tech Librarianship?, in College and Research Libraries, 61(5) 2000:441-450 Article 

About the Web: Selected Magazines and Journals for Academic Librarians, with Marilyn Moody, in Internet Reference Services Quarterly, 4(2) 1999:79-93 Article

 

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.