LOCATIONHomer Babbidge Library
Michael Rodriguez coordinates collection development and strategic initiatives for the UConn Library’s scholarly collections, both print and electronic. Michael earned his M.S. in Library and Information Studies from Florida State University and his dual B.A. in History and English from Florida Gulf Coast University. He recently served as President of the Association of College and Research Libraries’ New England Chapter (ACRL/NEC) and as Chair of the Financial Advisory Committee of the Library & Information Technology Association (LITA). He has received NASIG’s Horizon Award and Library Journal’s Reviewer of the Year Award. He enjoys long bike rides.
Areas of Expertise
- Business analysis
- Collection development
- Copyright and licensing
- Eresources management
- Licensing and managing electronic resources, References and Information Services: An Introduction (6th ed., pp. 315-333). Licensing by design: A systematic approach. Serials Librarian, 76(1-4), 178-184.
- Report of the LITA/ALCTS Electronic Resources Management Interest Group meeting, American Library Association Midwinter Meeting, Denver, CO, February 2018. Technical Services Quarterly, 36(1), 85-89.
- HTTPS everywhere: Industry trends and the need for encryption. Serials Review, 44(2), 131-137.
- Tools and techniques for troubleshooting remote access. Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship 30(3), 171-178.