Manhattanville Reid Castle In the Spring

Jeff Rosedale Appointed Director of the Library



jeff 117Jeff Rosedale has been appointed Director of the Manhattanville College Library effective immediately.

Rosedale joined the Library as Assistant Director in 2001 and was promoted to Associate Director in 2005. While at Manhattanville, he has created and taught undergraduate courses in both Library and Information Science and the First Year Program. Prior to his arrival at Manhattanville, he held positions as Head of Access and Technical Support and Systems Librarian within the Columbia University Libraries system.

Having taught at the undergraduate level since 1999, Jeff considers teaching to be an essential component of professional librarianship. He served as Coordinator of the First Year Program in the spring of 2010, and on numerous College committees and searches in his ten years at Manhattanville. In 2002, Rosedale edited the book Managing Electronic Reserves, published by the American Library Association. His current research uses ethnographic methodology to understand students' needs from academic library facilities and services.

Rosedale holds a B.A. in History, a M.A. in International Affairs, and a M.S. in Library Science, all from Columbia University.