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Christine McEvilly

Electronic Resources Librarian, Associate Professor

Christine McEvilly is an archivist, librarian, and historian. She received her BS in History from MIT and her History MA from Yale. She went on to study library and information science, with concentrations in archives and rare books, at the Palmer School of Long Island University. Before joining CSI, she worked as a digital archivist and rare book librarian. 

Christine's research includes study of the culture of information professionals who create and use metadata, general metadata management, identity formation in archives, user data analysis, and cross-organizational collaboration.


M.S.L.I.S., The Palmer School of Library and Information Science of Long Island University

M.A. Early Modern European History, Yale University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

B.S. History, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Scholarship and Publications

McEvilly, Christine. “National Data Sets and Calculating Percentile Ranks:  A Guide for Benchmarking Library Collection Spending.” College and Undergraduate Libraries (2022). Accepted March 2021. 

McEvilly, Christine and Augustine David Nocera. “Hierarchies, Humanities, and Human Resources: Migrating Archival Collections in Times of Austerity.” Journal of Library Metadata (August 2021).

McEvilly, Christine. “Fixing Yesterday’s Solutions: Data Cleanup in Serials Solutions 360 Core.” The Serials Librarian 75 no. 1-4 (2019): 51-68.

Garvey, Maureen and Christine McEvilly. “Sharing Resources Amid Technological Scarcity: A Sketch of Historical and Current Resource-Sharing Practices in Cuba.” Canadian Journal of Information and Library Science 42 no. 3-4 (2018): 278-297.

McEvilly, Christine. “Painless Portal Partnerships: Collaboration and its Challenges for Small Organizations.” Archival Issues: Journal of The Midwest Archives Conference 38 no. 2 (2017): 20-41.


Contact Information

Office: Building 1L Room 219