Jane Verostek

Jane M. Verostek
Associate Librarian

103C Moon Library
1 Forestry Dr.
Syracuse, New York 13210

Phone: (315) 470-6718/470-6716



Certificate of Advanced Study, Digital Libraries, Syracuse University, August 2008

Master of Library Science, Syracuse University, May 1996

Bachelor of Science, SUNY College of Environmental Science & Forestry, May 1992

Associates Degree in Humanities, Onondaga Community College, May 1990

SUNY ESF Liaison

Liaison to SUNY ESF ES Environmental Studies Department.

SUNY ESF Courses Taught

Fall 2009 to the present created an online version of ESF 200 Information Literacy taught via Blackboard. Professor for this online class with an average of 50-60 students each fall and spring semester and an average of 20 students during summer session.

Fall 1998 to the present - professor for SUNY ESF course ESF 200 Information Literacy (taught in person). Class size is between 20-25 students.

Online Video Tutorials

Host of online video tutorials on the SUNY ESF Youtube channel.

Currently 28 instructional videos have been created.

Examples of topics covered:

  • Research Tips
  • Citations - Online Citation Managers (Refworks)
  • Searching for Journal Articles
  • Searching Library Catalogs
  • Finding Grants

And more!


Journal article:

Verostek, Jane M. "Affordable, Effective and Realistic Marketing." College & Undergraduate Libraries 12.1/2 (2005): 119-38.

Chapter in monograph

(Note this publication contained all of the journal articles from the above special marketing issue of College & Undergraduate Libraries - volume 12 numbers 1 and 2 - 2005.):

Petruzzelli, Barbara Whitney. Real-life marketing and promotion strategies in college libraries: connecting with campus and community. Binghamton, NY: Haworth Information Press, 2005.

Chapter in monograph:

Verostek, Jane. "Empowering students: encouraging peer to peer learning. Teaching information literacy concepts: activities and frameworks from the field." Active learning series no. 6.  Eds. Trudi Jacobson and Timothy Gatti. Pittsburgh, PA: Library Instruction Publications, 2001. 207-209.

Professional Organizations

From 2000 – 2005 and again 2010 to the present. Publish articles/news items relating to SUNY ESF in the SUNYLA newsletter which is published three times a year.

Verostek, Jane, “TECHNICAL TIDBITS: An overview of QR Codes and reflections of presenting at the 2012 ALLUNY Spring Institute”,  Association of Law Libraries of Upstate New York (Chapter of the American Association of Law Libraries),Volume 37, Issue 3, December 2012 - January 2013, Pages 5-6.

Local Newspaper articles:

2003 Authored several columns for the At The Library column in Stars Magazine, Syracuse Post Standard.

Professional Organizations - Presentations

CLRC  - Central New York Resources Council

December 2012 – present.
Nominated to and voted onto the Board of CLRC the Central New York Library Resources Council.

Member of the CLRC Central New York Library Resources Council Digitization Committee.
January 2008 – December 2012.

Chair of the CLRC Central New York Library Resources Council Digitization Committee.
January 2008 – September 2008.

October 19, 2012
Presenter for CLRC for workshop on LibGuides and LibAnswers at CLRC – Syracuse, NY.

Upstate New York Science

Presenter for the Annual Upstate New York Science meeting – Syracuse. NY - October 26, 2012

Using LibGuides and LibAnswers.

SUNYLA - SUNY Librarians Association

Member of SUNYLA the SUNY Librarians Association. 

Active on the SUNYLA board from 2000 – 2005 and again 2010 to the present.

SUNYLA delegate for SUNY ESF 2000 - 2005 and again 2010 - present.

As the SUNYLA delegate – attend board meetings and regularly write articles and news items for the SUNYLA newsletter -

NYLA - New York Library Association

2012 NYLA Conference - November  9, 2012 – Saratoga Springs, NY

Two presentations:

  • QR Quick Response Codes: A free and innovative way to re-energize your library!  
  • LibGuides & LibAnswers: Your answer to moving to the online environment your users expect!

ALLUNY Association of Law Libraries of Upstate New York

Presenter - ALLUNY Association of Law Libraries of Upstate New York Spring Institute – Syracuse University College of Law - May 18, 2012.

QR Codes: Linking Your Library Users to Information.


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