Faculty & Staff

RACHEL ISAAC-MENARD

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

LIBRARY

SWIRBUL LIBRARY
ROOM 205

p - 516-877-3578

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e - ISAAC-MENARD@ADELPHI.EDU

 

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Diplomas/Degrees

MISt, Library & Information Science, University of Toronto (2010)
MA, Art History, University of Toronto (2007)
Bsc, Psychology Research, University of Toronto (2004)

Teaching Specializations/Interests

Subject specialist for the Anthropology Department and African, Black and Caribbean Studies. I am also the liaison for University College and the Levermore Global Scholars Program.

Research Interests

AREA 1. open access; new collaborative models between academics and librarians; scholarly communication
AREA 2. emerging technologies
AREA 3. art & architectural history

Book Chapters

Isaac-Menard, Rachel and April Grey (2015). Rethinking service models: Mobilizing library access for all platforms. In Eden, B. (Eds.). Creating the 21st century academic librarian. Rowman & Littlefield.


Refereed Articles

Isaac-Menard, Rachel (2015), Transferable Skills and the Nontraditional Workplace: A Case Study of Internships with an Art and Design Theory-Focused Journal. Art Documentation, 34, 339-348.

Isaac-Menard, Rachel and April Grey (2015), Database mobile accessibility assessment at Adelphi University Libraries. Journal of Web Librarianship, 9, 85-98.

Isaac-Menard, R. & Graham Cairns (2013), The Duke of Lerma, Equestrian as a Roman Imperial Image in the Court of Philip III of Spain: A Historiographical Reappraisal. Konsthistorisk tidskrift / Journal of Art History, 82, 81-98.


Invited Presentation/Lecture

Isaac-Menard, R. & Cairns, G. (2013, March). Archizines, blogs, web portals! Current architectural publishing trends and information access challenges for the educational market. Association of Architecture School Librarians (AASL), San Francisco, CA.


Conference Presentations/Papers

Isaac-Menard, Rachel and Stan Bogdanov. (2015). Hack the Library: App building competition. In Internet Librarian.. California, Monterey.

Isaac-Menard, Rachel and Noreen Whysel. (2015). Social media and an architecture journalís digital archive. In Archivists Round Table of Metropolitan New York, Inc. Symposium: Architecture & Archives.. New York.

Isaac-Menard, R. & Cairns, G. (2013). Using e-publishing as the foundation for the printed word. In Association of Architecture School Librarians. San Francisco, CA.

Isaac-Menard, R. & Harbour, C. (2012). Using current technologies to build relationships with academic staff. In Librariansí Information Literacy Annual Conference (LILAC). Glasgow, United Kingdom.


Other Scholarly/Artistic Work

Isaac-Menard, Rachel and Stan Bogdanov (2016). Hack the library: Organizing Adelphi University Librariesí first hackathon. College & Research Libraries News. 77(4): 180-183.

Honors and Accomplishments

American Library Association (ALA) Carnegie-Whitney Grant 2013
Association of Jewish Libraries Scholarship 2010
ARLIS/NA Judith A. Hoffberg Student Award for Conference Participation 2010
Open Fellowship, Faculty of Information, University of Toronto 2008-2009
Rheinische Friedrick-Wilhelms-Universitšt Research Scholarship 2007
Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) 2006
Dr. J. A. & C. P. Dickson Scholarship in the Sciences & Mathematics 2004

Professional Activities

Co-Founder/ Head of Research Support, Architecture_MPS architecturemps.com 2012-
Peer-reviewer. Art Documentation journal 2012-
Peer-reviewer. Evidence-based library and information practice journal 2010-

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS
American Library Association
Chartered Institute of Library & Information Professionals (Chartered Member)