Aerial view of campus with Williamsport, the Susquehanna River and Bald Eagle Mountain as a backdrop

Emily Moran

Education:

  • Master of Science in Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL
  • Bachelor of Arts in English and French, Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN

Honors:

  • Beta Phi Mu (Library & Information Studies Honor Society)
  • Phi Beta Kappa (Liberal Arts & Sciences Honor Society)
  • Sigma Tau Delta (English Honor Society)
  • Pi Delta Phi (French Honor Society)
  • Alpha Lambda Delta (First-Year Student Honor Society)

Experience:

  • Instructional Services Librarian and Coordinator of Information Literacy and Outreach, Snowden Library, Lycoming College, Williamsport, PA, 2016-
  • Pre-Professional Graduate Assistant, Research and Information Services, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL
  • Graduate Hourly Assistant, Office of Information Literacy Services and Instruction, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL
  • Marketing Intern, Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN
  • Research/Circulation Student Assistant, Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN

Committees and Memberships in Professional Organizations:

  • Pennsylvania Library Association (PaLA)
  • Lycoming College:
    • Student Life Committee

Publications:

  • Moran, E. (2020). "Lessons learned from building a tabletop game collection at a small, academic library." In S. Crowe & E. Sclippa (Eds.), Games and Gamification in Academic Libraries. Chicago: The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL).
  • Christensen, S. & Moran, E. (2020). "Social media salad: Collaboration with a social media working group." In R.L. Sittler & T. Rogerson (Eds.), The Outreach Cookbook. Chicago: The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL).
  • Correll, M. & Moran, E. (2020). "The library olympics: A smorgasboard for student employees." In R.L. Sittler & T. Rogerson (Eds.), The Outreach Cookbook. Chicago: The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL).
  • Hardesty, E. (2016). Accessibility through special collections libraries: Using technology to close the digital divide. Public Services Quarterly, 12(4), 329-33. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15228959.2016.1222757.
  • Ciota, R. & Hardesty, E. (2016). Video streaming in academic libraries: Enabling participation in a democratic society. Bobcatsss Lyon 2016 Conference Proceedings and Abstracts. Paper accomanies poster presentation at the 24th Bobcatsss conference in Lyon, France.
  • Hinchliffe, L., Crissinger, S., Hardesty, E., & McCollough, A. (2015). Publishing our own work: Contributing to the professional literature through systematizing sharing of library reports.Where Do We Go From Here?: Charleston Conference Proceedings, 2015. Paper accompanies presentation at the 2015 Charleston Conference, Charleston, SC. Lafayette, IN: Purdue University Press. http://dx.doi.org/10.5703/1288284316317.

Presentations:

  • Hardesty, E. (2018, Oct.). Game on! Building Successful Tabletop Game Collections in Academic Libraries. Presentation at the Pennsylvania Library Association Annual Conference. Harrisburgh, PA.
  • Hardesty, E. (2017, Oct.). 15 Years of Snowden 'til 2: Creating a Finals Week Tradition. Poster presented at the Pennsylvania Library Association Annual Conference. Pittsburgh, PA.
  • Ciota, R. and Hardesty, E. (2016, Jan.) Video Streaming in Academic Libraries: Enabling Participation in a Democratic Society. Poster presented at the Bobcatsss 2016 Conference. Lyon, FR.
  • Hinchliffe, L., Crissinger, S., Hardesty, E., & McCollough, A. (2015, Nov.). Publishing our own work: Contributing to the professional literature through systematizing sharing of library reports. Panel presented at the Charleston Library Conference. Charleston, SC.
  • Hardesty, E. (2015, Oct.). Lost and Afraid in the Library: How Academic Librarians are Conquering Library Anxiety Today. Poster presented at the Illinois Library Association Conference. Peoria, IL.
  • Hardesty, E. (2015, Oct.). Lost and Afraid in the Library: How Academic Librarians are Conquering Library Anxiety Today. Poster presented at the Master's Student Poster Showcase for the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. Champaign, IL.