Staff Listing: Cristina Caminita

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Cristina Caminita
Head, Research & Instruction Services

Areas of Responsibility

As the Head of Research and Instruction Services, I create innovative programming designed to assist faculty and students in their research and to support undergraduate and graduate instruction.

I supervise RIS departmental staff and represent RIS when working with colleagues in the Public Services division, and with other library managers in planning and coordinating overall library services. 


Louisiana State University, M.L.I.S, 2006
Louisiana State University, M.A., English Literature, 2002
Louisiana State University, B.A., Latin, 2000
Louisiana State University, B.A., English, 1998

Areas of Research

Information Literacy
Communication across the Curriculum
Gray Literature
Digital Libraries
Historical Agricultural Literature

Professional Affiliations

American Library Association
Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL)
Louisiana Library Association
United States Agricultural Information Network (USAIN)


Caminita, Cristina. (2015). Embedding the agriculture librarian in an agriculture residential college: A case study. Journal of Agricultural & Food Information, 16, (1), 31-42.

Caminita, C. M. (2014). Libraries and cooperative extension: sharing our history, extending our missions, and collaborating into the future. Louisiana Libraries, 77(1), 12-17.

Caminita, C. M. (2014). E-books and patron-driven acquisitions in academic libraries. In K. Bridges (Ed.), Customer-based collection development: an overview (pp. 1-12). Chicago: ALA Editions.

Zapata, H. O., & Caminita, C. M. (2012). The diffusion of Hausman’s econometric Ideas. Advances in Econometrics, 29, 1–29.


American Library Association (ALA) Emerging Leaders Class of 2013

National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) Teaching Excellence Award. 2009 - 2010.