Jennifer Smith

Serials/Document Specialist
Carol Grotnes Belk Library 213
2550 Campus Box
Elon, NC 27244 (336) 278-6586


Masters of Library and Information Studies, UNC-Greensboro, 2008
Bachelor of Arts in Women’s Studies and Sociology, UNC-Greensboro, 1998
     *Studied Abroaid in Oulu, Finland; Fall 1995

Employment History

Elon University, Belk Library, Serials/Documents Specialist, 6/06 – Present
Elon University, Belk Library, Acquisitions Assistant, 09/2003-05/2006
Alamance County Public Libraries, Library Assistant, 11/2000-08/2003


Smith, J. (forthcoming).  Biographical entries on “Josephine Adams Rathbone” and “Grace Gallatin Seton”.  In H. Diner (Ed), Women in American History: An Encyclopedia.  New York:  Facts on File.

Smith, J. (2015). Review of Feminist Pedagogy for Library Instruction. Reference & User Services Quarterly, 54(3), 53.

Smith, J. (2013). Review of "Global Climate Change:  A Primer". Electronic Green Journal.  Retrieved from

Smith, J. (2013). Review of "Losing My Sister:  A Memoir". North Carolina Libraries.  Retrieved from

Smith, J. (2007).  Review of "The Sage Handbook of Gender and Education".  Feminist Collections, 28(2), 27-28.



Smith, J. (2011, October). Going Virtual:  weeding federal government documents in the electronic age. Poster session presented at the biennial conference of the North Carolina Library Association, Hickory, NC.

Professional Activities

Board Member and Web Site Administrator for the Government Resources Section of the North Carolina Library Association, 07/2010 – Present

Associate Editor for North Carolina Libraries (quarterly refereed publication of the North Carolina Library Association), 06/2006 – Present

Professional Memberships:  Association of College and Research Libraries, American Library Association, and the North Carolina Library Association



Service Activities

Chair of the Belk Library Green Team

Reading tutor for elementary school students with The Village Project at Elon University

Advisory Council Member for Elon University's Women's and Gender Studies Program

Member of Elon's University's Phi Beta Kappa Chapter

Member of the Elon University Sustainability Leadership Program


Phi Beta Kappa Induction, UNC-Greensboro, 1998