- MLS, Queens College, CUNY
- MS in Educational Technology, Adelphi University
Kristin Hart has served since 2017 as Chief Librarian and Associate Dean for Queens College Library. Throughout a 20-year career in academic libraries, she has worked to support student success, diversity and inclusion, equitable access, and creative excellence. She is charged with setting strategic priorities for Queens College Library in line with evolving ideas about scholarship and emerging trends in academic librarianship like data services, open access, digital scholarship and digital archives, and making.
Prior to this position, she was the Library Director at SUNY Maritime College in the Bronx, where she overhauled the library space in historic Fort Schuyler, helped create a robust archives program, and spearheaded open access and OER initiatives.
Subject Liaison To
- Space Design
- Consortial Collection Development and Management
Selected Publications and Links
- 2019, National Science Foundation, “An Interdisciplinary Design Program: Incorporating Making and Design Thinking to Enhance Undergraduate Stem Education.” Co-author, steering committee. $2.17M awarded
- 2018, Queens College research enhancement grant to create popup makerspace, Author, PI, $18,000 awarded.
- 2017-2020, New York State, OER/ Zero Textbook Cost Initiative. Co-author, $500,000 awarded.
- 2016 National Park Service Maritime Heritage Grant, “Telling the Stories of Sailors’ Snug Harbor,” Co-author, $50,000 awarded
- 2016 National Endowment for the Humanities, Document Heritage Grant, “First and Foremost: SUNY Maritime archives and the story of the Merchant Marines” Co-author. $16,000 awarded
- 2016 SUNY Innovative Teaching with Technology grant to create a digital humanities lab. Co-author. $50,000 awarded.
- 2015-2016 Metro Grant for Digitization of the Sailor Snug Harbor Inmate Records. Co-author, project manager. $12,000 awarded.
- “Different perspectives on the library’s evolving subject liaison model, LACUNY Dialogues, February 2020 (co-presenters, Nancy Foasberg and Jeremy Czerw)
- “Renovations: $Free.99” Presentation at LACUNY Conference, May 2018 (co-presenter, Simone Yearwood)
- “Collecting and Using Data to inform Space Design,” SUNYLA Conference, Session B3. June 2016 (co-presenter, Katie Bram)
- “Patron-Driven Weeding as Engagement and Collection Management,” Empire State Library System state-wide webinar, March 2016 (Rebecca Hyams, co-presenter)
- “You’ve Done PDA, What about PDW?” Metro Library Conference, January 2016, Baruch College (Rebecca Hyams, co-presenter)