Vicky Ludas Orlofsky 

As the Instruction & Scholarly Communication Librarian, my work at Stevens includes introducing and establishing successful research practices and information literacy with students, faculty, and staff in the Instruction program, and developing a scholarly communication program here at the library to keep faculty and researchers aware of current developments in academic publishing.

Education

B.A., International Affairs, The George Washington University

M.A., Liberal Studies, City University of New York Graduate Center

M.S., Library & Information Science, Pratt Institute

Experience

Evening and Weekend Public Services Assistant, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn NY

Research & Publications

Lopatovska, I., Slater, A., Bronner, C., El Mimouni, H., Lange, L., & Orlofsky, V.L. (2014). In transition: academic e-book reading in an institution without e-books. Library Review 63:4/5 (pp. 261-275). Available at: http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/abs/10.1108/LR-12-2013-0163

Lopatovska, I., Pattuelli, M.C., Lange, L. & Orlofsky, V.L. (2013). E-books in academia: Expectations and challenges. iConference 2013 Proceedings (pp. 486-490). doi:10.9776/13261

Orlofsky, V.L. (2012).  Who’s happy now? A review of Satisfaction Not Guaranteed: Dilemmas of Progress in Modern Society by Peter N. Stearns.  Zeteo Journal. Available at: http://zeteojournal.com/2012/10/24/whos-happy-now/

Orlofsky, V.L. (2012). “Brooklyn Diary, 1864” Digitization Project. Available at: http://brooklyndiary1864.wordpress.com

Ludas, V. (2011). American Manpower: Work and Masculinity in the 1970s. (Unpublished master’s thesis). The Graduate Center, New York, N.Y.

Professional Associations

  • American Library Association
  • New Jersey Library Association
  • Reference and User Services Association
  • Association of College & Research Libraries
  • METRO New York Library Council
  • Beta Phi Mu (Theta chapter)