Full Time Faculty
Phone: (718) 368-6541
Office Location: Library and Media Center, L-205
Elizabeth Tompkins, M.L.S., M.S., manages electronic and reference services at the Robert J. Kibbee Library. She is the faculty liaison for business and office administration and technology. Elizabeth is a member of the CUNY wide Electronic Resources Advisory Committee (ERAC) and the SFX Committee. She also has been active as an executive council delegate (2006-2010) and treasurer (2008-2010) for the Library Association of the City University of New York (LACUNY). Since 2005, Elizabeth has been participating in Kingsborough’s Opening Door Learning Communities (ODLC). Prior to coming to Kingsborough, Elizabeth worked as a financial analyst in the banking industry, a public librarian, and a corporate librarian in financial services.
Information literacy workshops
Masters in Library Science
Masters of Science (Accounting)
Bachelor of Science (Communications)
CUNY Kingsborough, Information Literacy Workshops, 2004 to present
Selected Publications and/or Other Resources
Tompkins, E. K. (2007). Think tanks and public policy research institutes: An annotated bibliography. Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian, 26(2), 11-27.
Tompkins, E. K. (2009). Private pension plans: Internet sources for keeping current with developments and research. Journal of Business & Finance Librarianship, 14(2), 159-174.
Tompkins, E. K. (2009). A reflective teaching journal: An instructional improvement tool for academic librarians. College & Undergraduate Libraries, 16(4), 221-238.
Tompkins, E. K. (2009). Somatic education: Gentle exercises for easier movement. Journal of Consumer Health on the Internet, 13(2), 188-197.
Emerging technologies for library services
Intersection of information literacy instruction and learning theories
Open access for scholarly publishing