Amy F. Stempler is Associate Dean and Chief Librarian at the College of Staten Island, CUNY. Stempler has worked at CSI since 2008, and previously held the position of Associate Professor and Coordinator of Library Instruction. She holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in History from The George Washington University, and a Master in Library and Information Science degree from the Pratt Institute. Her research interests include Judaica librarianship, New York Area Jewish Studies, Green Libraries, and library signage.
M.S. Pratt Institute, School of Library and Information Science, 2007
Certificate in Museum Libraries, Pratt Institute, 2007
M.A. The George Washington University, 2005
B.A. The George Washington University, 1999
Scholarship / Publications
- Garvey, M., Hays, A., & Stempler, A. (2017) "A Collaborative Intervention: Measuring the Impact of a Flipped Classroom Approach on Library One-shots for the Composition Classroom," Collaborative Librarianship 9, no 4.
- Stempler, Amy F. “Communal Reflections: The Jewish Historical Society of Staten Island Oral History Project,” New York History 96, no 1, Winter 2015: 67-83.
- Stempler, Amy F. “The Use and Availability of Environmental Activism Collections in Academic Archives,” Online Proceedings of the Research Forum, Society of American Archivist Annual Conference, 2014. (9 manuscript pages).
- Stempler, Amy F. “Navigating Circular Library Stacks: A Case Study on Signage.” Reference Services Review 41, no 3, 2013: 503-513.
- Stempler, Amy F. and Mark Aaron Polger. “Do You See the Signs?: Evaluating Language, Branding, and Design in a Library Signage Audit.” Public Services Quarterly 9, no 2, 2013: 121-135.
- Polger, Mark Aaron and Amy F. Stempler. “Out with the Old, In with the New: Best Practices for Replacing Library Signage" Public Services Quarterly 10, no 2, 2014.
- Stempler, Amy F. “Isaac Edward Kiev: Early Leader in American Judaica Librarianship.” Judaica Librarianship 16/17, 2011: 137-147.
- Kaser, James, Jirka, Rachel, and Stempler, Amy, “Civic and Political Life, “Discovering Staten Island: The 350th Anniversary Commemorative Volume. Edited by Kenneth M. Gold and Lori R. Weintrob. Charleston: The History Press, 2011, pages 140-155.