Dr. Richard J. Moniz, Jr.

* Library management and instruction professional with more than twenty years of experience managing and directing library services, renovating libraries, teaching at both the graduate and undergraduate level, and serving a lead role in the creation of general faculty development initiatives

* Extensive experience with publishing including six books authored or co-authored, two additional chapter contributions, and multiple articles 
* Two-time president and founder of the Metrolina Library Association Annual Library Conference

* Active participant in national professional organizations such as the American Library Association and Association of College & Research Libraries 

* Non-profit board and fundraising experience with Carolina Raptor Center, Charlotte Museum of History, and the Arts & Science Council
2018

(Co-presenter) Mindfulness for Librarians Workshop (2018 expected). Contracted with NC State Library to provide multiple half-day workshops throughout NC.

(Online Co-instructor) Solutions for Challenging Workplace Relationships (2018 expected). 5-week e-course offered through ALA

2017

(Keynote Speaker) Mindfulness for Librarians (2017). New England Library Association Annual Conference, Burlington, VT

(Co-presenter) Addressing the Problem of Incivility in the Library Workplace (2017). North Carolina Library Association Bi-Annual Conference, Winston-Salem, NC

(Online Co-Presenter) Mindfulness for Librarians (2017). South Central Regional Library Council, Ithaca, NY

(Co-Presenter) Mindfulness for Librarians (2017). Charlotte Mecklenburg Libraries, Charlotte, NC

(Panelist) College Connections (Discussions involving representatives of local colleges and universities with HS librarians and English teachers around the topic of information literacy) (2017). Monroe, NC

(Workshop Co-presenter) Mindfulness for the School Librarian (2017). Union County Public Schools, School Media Specialists Professional Development. Monroe, NC

(4-week Online Course Co-Instructor) Mindfulness for Librarians: Handling Stress and Thriving Under Pressure (2017). American Library Association

(Workshop Speaker) Mindfulness and Stress Management for Library Work (2017). Independence Branch, Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Professional Development Day, Charlotte, NC

2016

(Keynote Speaker) The Mindful Librarian: Bringing Mindfulness to Innovation (2016). entrelib: The Conference for Entrepreneurial Librarians. Greensboro, NC

(Co-Presenter) The Mindful Librarian: Bringing Mindfulness to the Academic Library (2016). American Library Association Annual Conference. Orlando, FL

(Co-Presenter) The Mindful Librarian: Bringing Mindfulness to the Library (2016). Metrolina Library Association Annual Conference, Charlotte, NC

2015

Mindfulness for Librarians (2015). Metrolina Library Association Tech Summit. Charlotte, NC

(Co-presenter) Personal Librarian: Who Is Mine or How Do I Get One!? (2015). North Carolina Library Association Bi-Annual Conference. Greensboro, NC

(Co-presenter) The Expanding Role of the Academic Liaison: Balancing Subject Versus Functional Skills (2015) North Carolina Library Association Bi-Annual Conference. Greensboro, NC

(Co-presenter) Poster Session: Do you Have My Textbook? The Debate for Textbook Access in College Libraries Rages On? (2015). North Carolina Library Association Bi-Annual Conference. Greensboro, NC

(Co-presenter) Becoming a More Mindful Librarian (2015). Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Staff Development Day, Charlotte, NC

(Co-presenter) Becoming a Great Academic Liaison (2015). American Library Association Webinar.

2014

(Panelist) Publishing Panel: Getting Started and Finding the Time (2014). North Carolina Library Association, Concord, NC

(Co-presenter) Personal Librarian: From Resources to Relationships (2014). Metrolina Library Association Annual Library Conference, Charlotte, NC

2013

(Co-presenter) From Resources to Relationships to Re-Invention – Academic liaison Fundamentals for Today and Tomorrow (2013). North Carolina Library Association Annual Conference, Winston-Salem, NC

(Co-presenter) From Resources to Relationships to Re-Invention – Academic liaison Fundamentals for Today and Tomorrow (2013). Metrolina Library Association Annual Library Conference, Charlotte, NC

2012

(Co-presenter) Future Quest: Creating a Vision for Academic Libraries (2012) LLAMA program for American Library Association Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA

(Co-presenter) Activating the Brain: Guiding the Research Efforts of First Year Students (2012) Lilly Conference on College & University Teaching, Greensboro

2011

Lilly Conference Proposals Workshop (2011) Workshop for Johnson & Wales University, Charlotte Campus Faculty In-service

(Co-presenter) Evidence-based Learning and Information Literacy: Actively Emphasizing the Evaluation of Sources to Enhance the Final Work Product (2011), Lilly Conference on College & University Teaching: Evidence-based Learning and Teaching, Greensboro

2010

Communication at the Crossroads: The Theory and Practice of Connecting Effectively Within and Without the Organization (2010) LLAMA program for American Library Association Annual Meeting, Washington, DC

Lilly Conference Proposals Workshop (2010) Workshop for Johnson & Wales University, Charlotte Campus Faculty In-service
(Co-presenter) Just in Time Teaching: Faculty Perceptions of Teaching and Learning (2010) Workshop for Johnson & Wales University, Charlotte Campus Faculty In-service

2009

Listening to the Customer: Using Assessment Results to Make a Difference (2009) LLAMA program for American Library Association Annual Meeting, Chicago

The Student Centered Learning School (2009) Part of plenary session for Johnson & Wales University, Charlotte Campus Faculty In-service

(Co-presenter/facilitator) Reflective Discussion on “Why Don’t Students Like School?” (2009) Workshop for Johnson & Wales University, Charlotte Campus Faculty In-service

2008

(Co-presenter) Clickers/Learning in the Virtual World of Second Life (2008) Workshop for Johnson & Wales University, Charlotte Campus Faculty In-service

2007

(Keynote Speaker) University of North Carolina Library & Information Studies 2007 Graduation Ceremony, Greensboro, NC

2006

Information Literacy Module III: The Ethical Use of Information (2006). Paper presented at the Metrolina Library Association Information Literacy Conference, Charlotte, NC

1997

Windows 95: Inside and Out. (1997) Afternoon workshop on the software/hardware installation, networking, and other features of Windows 95 done for the library staff at Rhode Island College