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
Caminita, C., Cook, M., & Paster, A. (2017). Thirty years of preserving, discovering, and accessing U.S. agricultural information: Past progress and current challenges. Library Trends, 65(3), 293-315.
Caminita, C., & Hebert, A. (2016). The weeding planner: How a research library weeded approximately 2.76 miles of print materials from the shelves to repurpose library space or much ado about the new normal. Against the grain, 28(4), 34-37.
Caminita, C, Frank, E. P., Kelley, R., & Miller, M. (2015) Let them eat king cake: An open house pilot even at LSU Libraries. In S. Bonnand and M. A. Hanson (Eds.), Innovative solutions for building community in academic libraries, 179-199. IGI Global.
Caminita, C.M. (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.