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Janice Schuster


Photo of faculty memberAssociate Professor

Contact Information:
Phillips Memorial Library 104B


M.L.S. - Indiana University

Brief Biography:

I serve as Commons Librarian, Research, Education and Collections, tenured Associate Professor, at the Phillips Memorial Library at Providence College. PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:I am responsible for the library’s electronic resources and serials and co-chair the library’s Knowledge Collections committee. SERVICE: To Providence College: Faculty Senate: · Elected at-large or library department’s senator 1993-present · Elected member of the Provost’s Advisory Committee · Appointed secretary for Senate website and listserv · Appointed member of the Faculty Status committee Common Reading Program: · Member of the steering committee · Chair of the library resources subcommittee · Member of the essay contest subcommittee To the profession: Higher Education Library and Information Network (HELIN) consortium · Co-chair or chair of the Electronic Resources Affinity Group for many years SCHOLARSHIP: I have published on electronic resources, serials, adoption and livable communities. My research interests include the use of electronic resources and serials by various library users.

Area(s) of Expertise:

Serials; electronic resources; adoption; livable communities

Selected Publications:

Schuster, Janice. (2016). Like Disney for Adults: Life in Freedom Village. Sociology Between the Gaps: Forgotten and Neglected Topics2

Schuster, Janice. (2016). Arcosanti: An Innovative City Rises in the Desert. Sociology Between the Gaps2 (2016)

Schuster, Janice. (2015). Adopting Older Children: A Practical Guide for Adopting and Parenting Children Over Age Four (book review). Sociology Between the Gaps1, 47-49.

Schuster, Janice. (2015). Elizabeth Borges: A Birth Mother's Story of Loss and Gain. Sociology Between the Gaps1, 68-70.

Schuster, Janice. (2015). Leap of Faith: Adopting Our Sons Through the State of Massachusetts. Sociology Between the Gaps1, 56-63.

Schuster, Janice. (2011). Patrologia Latina. The Charleston Advisor12 (3), 54-56.

Schuster, Janice. (2010). America's Historical Newspapers. The Charleston Advisor11 (4), 31-32.

Schuster, Janice. (2009). International Trade Data Network. The Charleston Advisor10 (4), 23-24.

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