Liaison to English Department and Gender and Sexuality Studies Program
Honors & Awards
Recipient of 2014 Summer Research Fellowship, Rider University
Recipient of 2014 Ziegler-Gee Award, Gender & Sexuality Studies Program, Rider University
Recipient of 2012 Research Award, New Jersey Library Association, College & University Section (NJLA CUS)
Recipient of 2012 Summer Research Fellowship, Rider University
Coauthor of winning article selected for the 2012 CALA (Chinese American Librarians Association) Jing Liao Award for the Best Research in All Media
Selected Publications and Presentations
Dalal, Heather A., Amy K. Kimura, and Melissa A. Hofmann. “Searching in the Wild: Observing Information-Seeking Behavior in a Discovery Tool.” ACRL 2015 Conference Proceedings. (Mar. 2015)
Hofmann, Melissa A. “The Fairy as Hero(ine) and Author: Representations of Female Power in Murat’s 'Le Turbot'.” Marvels & Tales. 28.2 (2014): 252-277.
Hsieh, Ma Lei, Patricia H. Dawson, Melissa A. Hofmann, Megan Titus, and Michael Carlin "Four Pedagogical Approaches in Helping Students Learn Information Literacy Skills.” Journal of Academic Librarianship. 40.3-4 (2014): 234-246. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.acalib.2014.03.012
Titus, Megan and Melissa A. Hofmann. “Writing Research Landscapes: The Impact of Librarian-Composition Instructor Collaboration on Student Writing.” College English Association (CEA) 14th Annual Conference. Baltimore, MD (Mar. 2014)
Hsieh, Ma Lei, Melissa A. Hofmann, Pat Dawson, and Megan Titus. "Research Instruction Through Librarian-Faculty Collaboration Using Engaging Strategies." 5th Annual Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA (Feb. 2013)
Hofmann, Melissa A. and Sharon Q. Yang. “‘Discovering’ What’s Changed: A Revisit of the OPACs of 260 Academic Libraries.” Library Hi Tech 30.2 (2012). 253-274.
Yang, Sharon Q. and Melissa A. Hofmann. “The Next Generation of Catalogs for Academic Libraries.” Ex Libris Northeast User Group (ENUG) 2011 Users Conference, Bridgeport, CT (Oct. 2011).
Hofmann, Melissa A. and Sharon Q. Yang. “How Next-Gen RU? A Review of Academic OPACs in the United States and Canada?” Computers in Libraries (July/August 2011): 26-29.
Yang, Sharon Q. and Melissa A. Hofmann. “Next Generation or Current Generation? A Study of the OPACs of 260 Academic Libraries in the United States and Canada.” Library Hi Tech 29.2 (2011): 266-300.
Hofmann, Melissa A. and Sharon Q.Yang. “Next Generation? A Snapshot of the Current State of OPACs in North American Academic Libraries.” Session B202: Current OPACS & Next-Gen Systems. Computers in Libraries 2011, Washington, D.C. (Mar. 2011).
Yang, Sharon Q. and Melissa A. Hofmann. “The Next-Generation Library Catalog: A Comparative Study of the OPACs of Koha, Evergreen, and Voyager.” Information Technology and Libraries. 29.3 (2010): 141-150.
Anderson, James D. and Melissa A. Hofmann. “A Fully Faceted Syntax for Library of Congress Subject Headings.” Cataloging & Classification Quarterly 43.1 (2006): 7-38.