Coordinator, Collection Development
Associate Professor of Library Administration
- M.L.S. Master of Library Science. Kent State University, 1984.
- M.Ed. Curriculum & Instruction: Educational Media. Kent State University, 1983.
- M.A. English, Kent State University, 1982.
- B.A. magna cum laude, Latin. Minors: Classical Greek and Secondary Education, Kent State University, 1976.
Professor Crosetto’s career spans over thirty years as an educator and librarian. She has taught at both the high school and university level and has spent many years as a librarian in college and school libraries in the Cleveland and Youngstown, Ohio, areas. As the current Coordinator for Collection Development and Acquisitions Librarian for the University Libraries, she oversees monographs and media purchases, determines the disposition of gift items, and coordinates the Library liaison program and the participation of selectors in Collection Development as well as providing Collection Development for Mathematics, Religious Studies and The Middle East/Islamic Studies program.
Selective Publications & Presentations (For a complete listing, see curriculum vitae.)
- Crosetto, A., Garcha, R., & Horan, M. (2009). Disabilities and Disorders in Literature for Youth: A Selective Annotated Bibliography for K-12. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press.
- Crosetto, A. and Garcha, R. (2013). Native North Americans in Literature for Youth: A Selective Annotated Bibliography for K-12. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press.
- Crosetto, A. and Garcha, R. (2013). Death, Loss, and Grief in Literature for Youth: A Selective Annotated Bibliography for K-12. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press.
- “Weeding E-Books” for No Shelf Required 2 edited by Sue Polanka. Chicago: American Library Association, 2012. [Invited]
- “Usage Statistics: Are They Worth Keeping” for No Shelf Required: E-Books in the 21st Century edited by Sue Polanka. Chicago: American Library Association, 2011. [Invited]
- “Responding to the Needs of our Graduate Students: a Pilot Information Literacy Course in Graduate Education,”with Polly Wilkenfeld and Dianne Runnestrand. Information Literacy Collaborations That Work. Eds. Trudi E. Jacobson and Thomas P. Mackey. New York: Neal-Schuman. 2007, 33-55.
- Crosetto, A. and Atwood, T. (2012) “Naming Academic Libraries: Is Institutional Identity Obscuring the Generous Benefactors and Illustrious Educators of Old?” NAMES: A Journal of Onomastics, 60(2), 90-104. DOI 10.1179/0027773812Z.00000000012.[Refereed]
- Feinberg, D. and Crosetto, A. (2011) “Cookbooks: Preserving Jewish Tradition” Judaica Librarianship, 16/17,149-172[Refereed]
- Crosetto, A. (2011). Adding Free E-Books Report. OVGTSL (The Ohio Valley Group of Technical Services Librarians) Newsletter, 24, 5-6.
- Crosetto, A. (2011). Cooperative E-Book Cataloging in the OhioLINK Library Consortium Report. OVGTSL (The Ohio Valley Group of Technical Services Librarians) Newsletter, 24, 6.
- 'How to Address “I've Already Written My Paper, Now I Just Need to Find Some Sources”: Teaching Personal Voice through Library Instruction', with Thomas A. Atwood. College & Undergraduate Libraries (2009), 16: 4, 322-328. DOI: 10.1080/10691310903355952. [Refereed]
- “Does Out-of-Print Mean That It’s Out-of-Play” with Thomas A. Atwood and Daniel E. Feinberg. Against the Grain (2009) Vol.21, No.5, 28-30.
- “Balancing Act for the Future: How the Academic Library Engages in Collection Development at the Local and Consortial Levels” with Laura Kinner. Journal of Library Administration [May 2009] Vol. 49, No. 4, 419-437. DOI:10.1080/01930820902832561 [Refereed]
- “Religious Studies Collections and Information Literacy: A Snapshot of a University Library” with Thomas A. Atwood. Journal of Religious & Theological Information [January 2008] 7 (3&4), 133-147. DOI:10.1080/10477840902783002 [Refereed]
- “Assessment in a Tight Time Frame: Using Readily Available Data to Evaluate Your Collection.” with Laura Kinner and Lucy Duhon. Collection Management. (2008) Vol. 33, No. 1/2, 29-50. [Refereed]
- “The Juvenile Collection in the Academic Library: Does It Belong Here?” with Mark Horan. The International Journal of the Book. [Spring 2007] Vol. 4, No. 4, 101-107. [Refereed]
- “A Far, Far Better Place.” Proceedings of the 2008 Charleston Conference. Katina Strauch, series editor. Edited by Beth R. Bernhardt, Tim Daniels, and Kim Steinle. Westport, CT: Libraries Unlimited, 2009. 125-131.
- “Serving Tradition: Using Jewish Cookbooks and Jewish Websites to Preserve the Multifaceted Jewish Culture,” with Daniel E. Feinberg. Proceedings of the 43rd Association of Jewish Libraries Annual Convention. www.jewishlibraries.org/ajlweb/publications/proceedings/proceedings2008.htm.
- The Vanishing Gypsies.” Proceedings of the 2007 Charleston Conference. Eds. Beth R. Bernhardt, Tim Daniels, and Kim Steinle. Westport, CT: Libraries Unlimited, 2008. 133-138.
- Journalism and Public Relations. RCL (Resources for College Libraries): Career Resources. Bowker. [June 2009] http://www.rclweb.net/
- Anglo-Saxon and Old English Language and Literature. In RCL: Resources for College Libraries Vol. 2. New Providence: R. R. Bowker, 2007. 167-168,196-197, 203-206, 352, and 550.
- The Rossetti Family: Christina, Dante Gabriel and William Michael. RCL: Resources for College Libraries, Vol. 2. New Providence: R. R. Bowker, 2007. 303-305.
- Professor Crosetto writes book reviews for American Reference Books Annual.
- “Naming Academic Libraries: Is Institutional Identity Obscuring the Generous Benefactors and Illustrious Educators of Old?” presented with Thomas A. Atwood at The American Name Society Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, January 7-10, 2011.
- “The Use of Food in Children’s Literature: An Exploration” at the 6th Interdisciplinary and Multicultural Conference on Food Representation in Literature, Film and the Other Arts, Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, College of Liberal and Fine Arts, The University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas, February 25-27, 2010.
- “Serving Tradition: Using Jewish Cookbooks and Jewish Websites to Preserve the Multifaceted Jewish Culture” with Daniel E. Feinberg. 43rd Association of Jewish Libraries Annual Convention, Cleveland, Ohio, June 22-25, 2008.
- “The Vanishing Gypsies” What Tangled Webs We Weave: 27th Annual Charleston Conference, Issues in Book and Serial Acquisition, Charleston, South Carolina, November 7 – 10, 2007.
- "Why an Award of Our Own? How Immigrant Images and Representations in Caldecott and Newbery Awards Lead to the Creation of Ethnic Book Awards” with Mark Horan. Anniversaries, Histories, and Colonialisms: Children's Literature Association 34th Annual Conference, Newport News, Virginia, June 14 - 16, 2007
- “Why Are You Buying That?” at the 2011 ALAO (Academic Library Association of Ohio) Annual Conference, Toledo, Ohio, November 4, 2011.
- “Collection Assessment” Southeastern Michigan League of Libraries (SEMLOL), Spring 2011 Meeting, Friday, May 13, 2011, at Davenport University, Warren, MI. [Invited]
- "Inventory: Why" Eastern Great Lakes Innovative Users Group Annual Conference, Akron, Ohio, October 15, 2010.
- “The Consortial Balancing Act: How your Consortium Impacts Collection Development” The Acquisitions Institute at Timberline Lodge, Mt. Hood, Oregon May 15 – 18, 2010
- “Academic Libraries Connecting with the Community: How Scholarly Community Engagement Produces Successful Outcomes” with Mark Horan. Michigan Academic Libraries 2010: Explore, Discover, Connect, Novi, Michigan, May 6, 2010.
- “The Virtual Library: Enriching or Diminishing the Learning Environment” with Thomas A. Atwood and Laura Kinner.115th Annual Meeting of the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) Conference on Quality in Higher Education, Chicago, April 11, 2010.
- "Pole Position or Pit Stop? The Library’s Place in New Faculty Orientation” with Thomas A. Atwood and Laura Kinner at the 2009 Michigan Library Association Annual Conference, Lansing, Michigan, November 4, 2009.
- “Buzz Off!? Tossing Collection Development Practices for Patron Initiated Purchasing: A Stinging Debate,” presented with Sue Polanka, Wright State University, at the ACRL (Association of College and Research Libraries) 14th National Conference, March 15, 2009, Seattle, Washington.
- "Time to Clean out the Pantry,” presented with Lucy Duhon and Laura Kinner, The University of Toledo, at the 2006 ALAO (Academic Library Association of Ohio) Annual Conference, November 3, 2006, Akron, Ohio.
- “Why is The Very Hungry Caterpillar in an Academic Library?”presented with Mark Horan, The University of Toledo, at the 2006 The Art of the Picture Book Conference on Friday, May 12, 2006, at Ashland University, Ashland, Ohio.
- Religious Resources: South Asian - Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism, OHIONET full-day workshop on Thursday, April 27, 2006 in Columbus, Ohio with Mark Horan, Coordinator of College Librarians, The University of Toledo and Rajinder Garcha, Monographs Cataloger, The University of Toledo.
- “Collaborative Teaching of Research Skills Course in Graduate Education” roundtable discussion with Polly Wilkenfeld, Ursuline College, at the ACRL (Association of College and Research Libraries)12th National Conference on April 9, 2005.
University/Professional Service (Selective)
- Faculty Council, The University of Toledo Library Faculty
- Arab American National Museum Book Award Executive Committee
- NetLibrary Advisory Council, EBSCO Publishing