Michael Aloi

Michael Aloi
Associate Professor/ Technical Services Librarian
Office: RC 206D
Phone: 631.244.3219
Fax: 631.244.3374
E-mail: aloim


M.L.S., Department of Library and Information Studies, University at Buffalo
M.B.A. in Accounting, Canisius College
B.S. in Accounting, Canisius College


NIH Certification, National Institutes of Health Office of Extramural Research, 2013


Collection Development
Technical Services
Business School Liaison

Honors, Awards & Recognitions

Aloi, M. & Holliday, D. (2005, November). Dowling College Library: Displays showcase library strengths. In Ebsco, Customer success case studies. http://www.ebscohost.com/customerSuccess/uploads/topicFile-100.pdf


Aloi, M.J., Fusco, M., & Ketcham, S.E. (2011). Digital Collections Worldwide: An Annotated Directory. New York: Neal-Schuman Publishers, Inc.

Presentations & Papers

Aloi, M. & Ketcham, S. (2012, May 3). Digitizing the World: Saving the Heritage of Mankind presented at the 37th Annual Long Island Library Conference - Everyday Superheroes at Your Library, sponsored jointly by the Nassau County Library Association (NCLA) and the Suffolk County Library Association (SCLA). Melville, NY.

Aloi, M. (2008). Don't cut it alone: A team-based approach to surviving a budget cut.  Journal of the Leadership and Management Section of NYLA, 5(1), 17-29.

Aloi, M. & Gotsch, J. (2008, April 30). Empowering Managers: Implementing Projects at a Self-Managed Library. A live webcast presented for the Joint Spring Virtual Institute “Leading from the Middle: Managing in All Directions,”  a virtual conference sponsored jointly by The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) and the Library Administration and Management Association (LAMA) section of the American Library Association. 

Aloi, M. & Gotsch, J. (2008). Reflections on a self-managed library team: A self-study. Library Administration & Management, 22(2), 84-91.

Pope Robbins, L., Esposito, L., Kretz, C., & Aloi, M. (2008). What user wants: Redesigning a library’s web site based on a card-sort analysis. Journal of Web Librarianship, 1(4), 3-27.

Aloi, M., Esposito, L., Gotsch, J., Holliday, D. & Kretz, C. (2007). Technology of displays: Using technical services skills to enhance library displays. Technical Services Quarterly, 24(4), 15-27.

Aloi, M. & Gotsch, J. (2007, March 31). Effectiveness of Self-Managed Teams. Roundtable discussion at the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) 13th National Conference. Baltimore, MD.

Pope Robbins, L., Esposito, L., Kretz, C., & Aloi, M. (2006, October 13). Library web page redesign: Finding out what your users want. Presented as a LILRC-sponsored program, Sachem Public Library, Holbrook, NY.

Aloi, M., & Holliday, D. (2005, June 27). Using library displays as a marketing tool: In house, on the road, and online. Poster session presented at the annual conference of the American Library Association, Chicago, IL.

Aloi, M., Esposito, L., Gotsch, J., Holliday, D. & Kretz, C.  (2005, February 3).  Displays on a dime: Quick, collaborative, and economical approaches to library outreach.  A workshop sponsored by SCLA, Bellport, NY.