Claudia McGivney

Assistant Professor/Reference Librarian
Office: RC 207B
Phone: 631.244.3081
Fax: 631–244.3374
E-mail: mcgivnec


M.A. Interdisciplinary Studies, Hofstra University
M.S. Library and Information Science, C.W. Post, Long Island University
B.A. Arts, English and History, SUNY at Stony Book


NIH Certification, National Institutes of Health Office of Extramural Research, 2013
Public Librarian’s Professional Certificate, New York State, 2009


Distance Library Services
Government Documents
Arts & Humanities Liaison


March 2013: Student Government Association’s Women’s Month Award Recipient

Presentations & Papers

Catalano, C., Paretta, L., McGivney, C., & King, T. (2014, September 30). Library study behaviors in the age of ubiquitous mobile devices: An observational study in four academic libraries. The Reference Librarian, 55(4), 328–342.

McGivney, C. (2014, July). NASA App. The Charleston Advisor, 16(1), 26–29.

McGivney, C. (2014, March 28). Mobile Government: Top Must-Have Gov Apps. Presented as a LILRC Government Information Committee sponsored program at Plainview-Old Bethpage Public Library, Bethpage, NY.

Kociolek, M., McGivney, C., Pope Robbins, L., & Weisenstien, E. (2013, October 10). Women in comics. Panel conducted at New York Comic Con, New York, NY.

McGivney, C. (2013, July). Citelighter. The Charleston Advisor, 15(1), 21–25.

McGivney, C. (2013, April 5). Remote control classrooms: Using apps to annotate and create content in an academic environment. Poster session presented at “Digital Humanities and the Transformation of Scholarship,” a SUNY Conversations in the Disciplines Conference, Brentwood, NY.

McGivney, C. (2013, April). Taking notes: Notability & PaperPort Notes. The Charleston Advisor, 14(4), 26–32.

McGivney, C. (2013, January). Doceri. The Charleston Advisor, 14(3), 8–12.

McGivney, C. (2013, January). Splashtop Whiteboard. The Charleston Advisor, 14(3), 50–53.

McGivney, C., (2011, April 8). Connecting curriculum to career: Crossing the bridge from library school to the real world. Panel conducted at Suffolk County Community College, Brentwood, NY.