Jennifer Elder

Psychology, Journalism, and Women's Studies Librarian

Services, Robert W. Woodruff Library

Education

  • MS, Library and Information Sciences, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Fla.
  • MA, English and American Literature, New York University, New York, N.Y.
  • BA, Psychology, Boston University, Boston, Mass.

Professional Profile

Jennifer Elder, Librarian for Journalism, Psychology, and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, enthusiastically supports her departments’ resource and instruction needs.

She is an active member of the Woodruff Library’s Social Sciences, Humanities, Outreach and Education, and Reference teams. She is also the current Chair of the Association of College and Research Libraries’ (ACRL) Psychology Committee.

Her professional interests include scholarly communication, citation analysis, and digital pedagogy.

Jennifer has a BA in Psychology from Boston University, a MA in English and American Literature from New York University, and a MLIS from Florida State University. Jennifer has been an instruction librarian at Emory University, an extension services and occupational health librarian at Brenau University, an elementary school librarian, and an English teacher.

Publications

Elder, J.J. (2013, July.) Mental health care issues in America: an encyclopedia. Ed. by Michael Shally-Jensen. ABC-CLIO, 2013. [Review.] Choice. 

Elder, J.J. (2013, March.) PRIMO: Peer-reviewed Instructional Materials Online. [Review of the ACRL Instruction Section Internet resource.] Choice.

Elder, J.J., Forrest, C., & Thomas, S. (2005). Students are users, too:  A research library reaches out to the “undergraduate market” at Emory University.  C&RL News, 66, 214-215.