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Megan Dempsey, Instructional Services Librarian

Professional profile, online research consultations, and more information about Megan, Professor, MSLIS, MA

Hi! My name is Megan Dempsey and I've been the Instructional Services Librarian at the Evelyn S. Field Library since 2007. Currently, I am the library liaison to the Business & Public Service department, English department, Science & Engineering department, and the RVCC Honors College. I teach INFO 101 Information Seeking in Today's World, a 1-credit information literacy course.

My two primary areas of interest are information literacy and open educational resources. The recent achievement I am most proud of is working with the RVCC Foundation to secure grant funding for faculty to adopt open educational resources in their classes instead of requiring expensive, commercial textbooks. Learn more on the Open Educational Resources guide.

I am available for one-on-one research consultations Monday through Friday. Evening appointments can be scheduled in advanced; please send me an email with the day and time you are looking for. 

Positions at Evelyn S. Field Library

Professor, Instructional Services Librarian

2021 - Present

Associate Professor, Instructional Services Librarian

2017 - 2021

Library Chair

2015 - 2019

Assistant Professor, Instructional Services Librarian

2013 - 2017

Instructor, Reference and Instruction Librarian

2007 - 2013

Special Assignments

CTLS Special Topics Fellow, Open Education 

2021 - 2023

VALE NJ OER Ambassador

2021 - 2023

Interim Library Director, Evelyn S. Field Library

2013 - 2014



MA, English

Montclair State University, 2014

MS, Library and Information Science

Long Island University, 2007

BA, English

Ramapo College of New Jersey