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Stephanie L. Gross, MSLIS



Expertise:  Advanced IT skills, including database searching, coding and course management system administration. Extensive familiarity with copyright compliance and fair use best practices.  Advanced communication skills in English and Hebrew.  Proficient in French and Spanish.

Ongoing interests: Institutional repositories, library design and space usage, library and information commons, community engagement, emerging trends in libraries, communicating library’s value, virtual librarianship, excellence in leadership.

Professional Experience

  • Librarian, Electronic Reserves (2004-present) & Scholarly Communication (May 2018–)

Institutional Repository / University Libraries, Yeshiva University, New York NY 10033

Help establish the university institutional repository for Yeshiva University. Advise on matters concerning the identification of stakeholders, scope and technical platforms (DSpace). Provide guidance on issues concerning open access, copyright, best practices, metadata standards for both faculty and student contributions.

Organize and process print and electronic material using Springshare E-Reserves & Document Management (2014-present) ; (SirsiDynix Docutek 2004-2014)  for undergraduate and graduate programs (campus & online).  Establish electronic reserves pages per copyright guidelines.  Communicate with faculty and staff concerning status of coursework.  Facilitate and promote use of system via collaboration with other library staff and faculty.

  • Member, Institutional Repository Task Group (IRTG) (January 2017-present)

Yeshiva University Libraries, New York NY 10033

Service and Awards


Gross, S. (2021). YAIR (Yeshiva Academic Institutional Repository): How rethinking an open-source institutional repository is changing the visibility of faculty, students, and administration. College & Research Libraries News, 82(3), 129. https://crln.acrl.org/index.php/crlnews/article/view/24854

Gross, S.L. (2020, October 15), YAIR (Yeshiva Academic Institutional Repository) : Retrospective Theses & Dissertations (RTDs): Collaboration under Covid. Yeshiva University Libraries, Presentation, Association of Jewish Libraries / NYMA Chapter, https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12202/6629

Gross, S.L. (2011, May-June), “Do You Yahoo?”, Association of Jewish Libraries: AJL News, https://www.academia.edu/2492817/Across_the_Pond_A_visit_to_Britains_Hebraica_and_Judaica_libraries._Association_of_Jewish_Libraries_News_News_1.2_May_June_2011_10-12
Gross, S. (2010, February), “Across the pond: A visit to Britain’s Hebraica & Judaica Libraries”Association of Jewish Libraries: AJL News 1.2, https://www.academia.edu/2492817/Across_the_Pond_A_visit_to_Britains_Hebraica_and_Judaica_libraries._Association_of_Jewish_Libraries_News_News_1.2_May_June_2011_10-12

Gross, S.L. (2009, May 21), “Social Media and Social Networking for Librarians”,  Authorstream, https://www.authorstream.com/Presentation/StephanieLGrossMLS-477271-social-media-and-networking-for-librarians-support-staff-le/


Hedi Steinberg Library, Stern College for Women, Yeshiva University, New York NY  10016 (1987-2004)

  • Provide reference assistance in both print and electronic form across various subjects (humanities, business, Judaica/Hebraica, health)
  • Process, service and maintain print reserve collections
  • Service curriculum development materials in English and Hebrew
  • Catalog books, including original records, using OCLC protocol
  • Train and supervise work study and new library support staff
  • Compose procedures manuals for reserve and circulation support staff
  • Key operator for multi-media, audio-visual materials, printing and photocopy equipment


  • Masters of Science in Library and Information Science, Honors

Pratt Institute School of Information, Brooklyn NY

Certificate of Excellence Award for Outstanding Merit in Information and Library Science, Pratt Institute

  • Internship, general librarianship (public service, library design, information commons)

Thames Valley University, London England UK

  • Master of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

Saint Michael’s College, Winooski VT 05401

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, ISRAEL.


School Media Specialist (Library) Permanent (The University of the State of New York) The State Education Department Public School Teacher Certificate

Public Librarian’s Professional Certificate (The University of the State of New York)

Information Technology Skills

Digital scanning (Adobe Acrobat Professional) ;

Database searching : e.g. Proquest, Lexis/Nexis, Rambi, OCLC, WorldCat;

Bibliographic citation tools : e.g. RefWorks , Zotero

Telecommunications : Skype, Google Hangout, Citrix, WebEx, Adobe Connect ;

Self-publishing : e.g. Mendeley, Scribd ;

Web Browsers : e.g. Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Google Chrome

Productivity Tools : Microsoft Office Suite, Dropbox, Google Gmail, Drive, Zoho, etc.

Photo-sharing : e.g. Google Photos, Flickr , Instragram, Pinterest

Video : YouTube, Vimeo ;

Presentation : PowerPoint, Prezi ;

Blogging : Blogger, WordPress, TypePad ;

Micro-blogging : Twitter, bit.ly, Diigo ;

Book-sharing : e.g. Goodreads, LibraryThing, Bookish ;

e-books : ePub, Adobe Digital Editions ; Amazon, Kobo, Nook, eBrary ;

Multi-Media : RealPlayer, Windows Media Player, Audacity, Slideshare, Authorstream.

Social Media



ALA Connect

Slideshare on LinkedIn:  @StephanieLG

Twitter : @NYLibrarians

Diigo : @NYLibrarians

Blogger: @NY Librarians

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