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AMRITA MADRAY

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

LIBRARY

SWIRBUL LIBRARY
ROOM 203

p - 516-877-3579

f - 516-877-3674

e - AMADRAY@ADELPHI.EDU

 

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Diplomas/Degrees

M.I.D.S, LIU/C.W. Post Campus (2004)
M.L.I.S., L.I.U/C.W. Post Campus (2000)
B.A., Adelphi University (1991)

Personal Statement

As an academic librarian, it is my goal to make meaningful contributions in all of my endeavors on campus, whether it's in my teaching/librarianship, my role advising students, or by using research as a means of problem solving. In the broadest sense, I feel that by working with students to improve their academic growth, I am also helping to make our society a better place for everyone.

Teaching Specializations/Interests

Subject specialist, liaison librarian and information literacy instructor for the School of Education. Academic Honesty and plagiarism prevention.

Research Interests

Academic dishonesty and plagiarism.
Research:
1.Best practices for library services in the academic library.
2.Academic Honesty
3. Information Literacy: Team Teaching

Grants/Sponsored Research

Instructional Technology Grant 2011-2012
Plagiarism Preventing Computer Game

Book Chapters

Madray, Amrita (2013). Non-Western Students in Western Universities: Bridging the Plagiarism Divide. In Chow,L., Fuchs,C., Kucsma, J., Wajda, C.N., Sajonas, S., & Bowdoin, N.T. (Eds.) (Eds.). The Global Librarian. (pp. 159-170). New York, NY: Metropolitan New York Library Council/New York Metropolitan Area Chapter of the Association of College and Research Libraries.

Boyd-Byrnes, M, K., Madray, A., Manzari, L., & McDermott, D. (2004). An Introduction to the B. Davis Schwartz Memorial Library of C.W. Post Campus. In Richard McNabb (Eds.). Reading, Writing, and Interpretation. (pp. 213-240). TX: Pearson.

Boyd-Byrnes, M. K., Madray, A., Manzari, L., & McDermott, D. (2004). Searching, Locating, and Evaluating Research Materials. In Richard McNabb (Eds.). Reading, Writing, and Interpretation. (pp. 199-211). TX: Pearson.


Refereed Articles

Madray, A. (2014, Summer), Information Literacy: Graduate Education Students. Academic Exhange Quarterly, 18, 26-33..

Madray, A. & Catalano, A. (2010, Winter), The Curriculum Material Centerís Vital Link to Play and Learning: Whatís the Connection? Education Libraries, 33 (2), 11-17.

Madray, A. (2008), The Anatomy of a Plagiarism Initiative: One Library's Campus Collaboration. Public Services Quarterly, 4(2).

Madray, A. (2007), Turnitin.com. The Charleston Advisor.

Madray, A. (2007), Developing students' awareness of plagiarism: Crisis and opportunities. Library Philosophy and Practice. Library Philosophy and Practice.


Conference Presentations/Papers

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Madray, A, Chaudhuri, J. & Schaeffer, D. (2014). Plagiarism-how prepared our students are to excel in the scholarly world. In Lifelong Information Literacy (LILi) Conference,. JSerra Catholic High, San Juan Capistrano, CA.

Madray, Amrita (2013). Plagiarism: International Students Studying in Western Universities. In Georgia International Conference on Information Literacy. Georgia, Savannah, GA.

Madray,A. (2010). The Academic Librarian Collaborating to Prevent Plagiarism on Campus, COLLABORATE LIKE YOU MEAN IT! In Colorado Academic Library Consortium. Denver, CO.

Madray, A. & Catalano, A. (2010). Curriculum Material Centerís Vital Link to Play and Learning. In Childís Play Children Pleasures: Interdisciplinary Explorations Symposium. Hofstra University.

Madray, A. (2008). C.W. Post Campus Library on Preventing and Detecting Plagiarism. In Florida Library Association. Orlando, FL.

Madray, Amrita (2008). You Create it, We Steal It: Copyrights and Plagiarism in the 21st Century Library. In Nassau County Library Association Academic and Special Libraries Division 37th Annual Continuing Education,. Hutchins Gallery, C.W. Post Campus, Brookville, NY.

Madray, A. (2005). Plagiarism on Campus. In 7th NYlink. Information Showcase 2005 program Libraries Working Together: Cooperation, Collaboration and Innovation. Syracuse, NY.


Other Scholarly/Artistic Work

Madray, Amrita. (2012). Curriculum materials collections and centers: Legacies from the past, visions of the future. Portal : Libraries and the Academy, 12(4), 457-458.[Invited by the book review co-editor]

Honors and Accomplishments

Beta Phi Mu the International Library and Information Studies Honor Society. Beta Mu Chapter (Long Island University)