Melissa A. Hofmann
Moore Library 329
2083 Lawrence Road, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
Liaison: English, and Gender & Sexuality Studies Program
- B.A., The College of New Jersey (English)
- M.L.I.S., Rutgers University
- M.A., The College of New Jersey (English)
- Cataloging/Bibliographic Control
- Liaison: English, and Gender & Sexuality Studies Program
Honors & Awards
- 2017 Summer Research Fellowship, Rider University
- 2014 Summer Research Fellowship, Rider University
- 2014 Ziegler-Gee Award, Gender & Sexuality Studies Program, Rider University
- 2012 Research Award, New Jersey Library Association, College & University Section (NJLA CUS)
- 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
Literature/Gender & Sexuality Studies/Fan Studies
- Hofmann, Melissa A. “Textual Analysis as Social Activism: Johnlock Meta in the BBC Sherlock Fandom.” American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA) 2017 Conference, Utrecht, The Netherlands (July 2017)
- Hofmann, Melissa A. “Archipelagoes of Analysis: Johnlock Meta in the Wide Sherlockian Sea.” College English Association (CEA) 48th Annual Conference, Hilton Head, SC (Mar./April 2017)
- 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.
Library & Information Science/Information Literacy
- 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)
- 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.