Reference and Instruction Librarian
Penn State Abington, Pennsylvania
Paula Smith is Associate Librarian at Penn State Abington in Abington, Pa. Her research interests include the effects of internationalization and globalization on education and information access, international librarianship, diversity, and oral history. She has published and presented in areas of cultural competencies, diversity, academic outreach and collaboration, and general librarianship. Paula’s experience includes international work in South Africa, Bangladesh, Bermuda, and Uganda. Prior to becoming a librarian Ms. Smith was an information technologist for Fortune 500 companies providing services in project management, and systems analysis and design.
Paula received her Ed. M. in Global Studies in Education from University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, M.S. in Information Systems from Drexel University, and B.S. in Business Administration from LaSalle University.
Monday, June 27
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM