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


Henry, Jo, Eshleman, J., & Moniz, R. (2017). The Dysfunctional Library: Challenges and Solutions to Workplace Relationships. Chicago: ALA.

Eshleman, J., Moniz, R., Mann, K., & Eshleman, K. (2016). Librarians and Instructional Designers: Collaboration and Innovation. Chicago: ALA.

Moniz, R., Henry, J. Eshleman, J., Moniz, L., Slutzky, H. (2015). The Mindful Librarian. UK: Chandos/Elsevier.

Moniz, R. (2015) Future of Library Staffing: Relationships are Essential. Chapter contributed for Advances in Library Administration and Organization. UK: Emerald Publishing Group.

Moniz, R. & Moats, J., Eds. (2014). Personal Librarian: Enhancing the Student Experience. Chicago: ALA.

Moniz, R., Henry, J., & Eshleman, J. (2014). Fundamentals of the Academic Library Liaison. Chicago: ALA.

Moniz, R. (2011). Don’t Get Stuck in a Rut! Chapter contributed to Mid-career Library and Information Professionals: A Leadership Primer. UK: Chandos Publishing.

Moniz, R. (2010). Practical and Effective Management of Libraries: Integrating Case Studies, General Management Theory, and Self-Understanding. UK: Chandos Publishing.

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Henry, J., Eshleman, J., Croxton, Moniz, R. (2018). Incivility and Dysfunction in the Library Workplace: Perceptions and Feedback from the Field, Journal of Library Administration, 58(2).

Moniz, R., Henry, J., Moniz, L., Eshleman, J., Slutzky, H. (2016). Stressors and Librarians: How Mindfulness Can Help . College and Research Libraries News, 77(11): 534-536.

Moniz, R., Thomas, B. & Bird, N. (2012). Informationists in a Small University Library . Reference and User Services Quarterly, 51(3).

Moniz, R. (2011). Communicating Who We Are . Library Leadership & Management, 25(1).

Moniz, R., Eshleman, J. Jewell, D., Mooney, B., and Tran, C. (2010). The Impact of Information Literacy-Related Instruction in the Science Classroom: Clickers Versus Non-clickers. College & Undergraduate Libraries, 17(4): 349-364.

Haras, C., Moniz, R., & Norman, A. (2010). Listening to the Customer: Using Assessment Results to Make a Difference . Library Leadership & Management, 24(2).

Moniz, R. (2009). The Use of Case Studies in Library Administration Courses and Work: Student and Practitioner Perceptions and Insights , Library Leadership & Management, 23(3): 108-112.

Moniz, R. (2008). Starting a Library from Scratch…Again, North Carolina Libraries, 266(2): 50-52.

Moniz, R., Fine, J, & Bliss, L. (2008). The Effectiveness of Direct-Instruction and Student-Centered Teaching Methods on Students’ Functional Understanding of Plagiarism. College & Undergraduate Libraries, 15(3): 255-279.

Moniz, R. (2007). Rechannel the Energy. Library Journal, 132(18): 38-40.

Moniz, R. (2007). The Effectiveness of Direct -instruction and Student -centered Teaching Methods on Students' Functional Understanding of Plagiarism . Doctoral Dissertation, Florida International University.