Professor Falloon is a native of Staten Island and currently heads the Acquisitions unit of the Library at the College of Staten. This unit is integral in maintaining and developing the libraries collections, both digital and print, in support of the needs of the academic community. Prior to coming to CSI, Professor Falloon served as Technical Services Administrator at Ocean County College Library in Toms River, NJ and as Head of Acquisitions & Collection Development at Saint Peter’s University in Jersey City, NJ. She has also interned at the College of Staten Island Library after graduating with an MLIS from Rutgers’s School of Communication and Information Science (SCIS). While at CSI, Professor Falloon worked on the Benevolent Society for Retarded Children Collection through the Library’s Archives & Special Collections, whom had a prior history working with developmentally disabled children on the Island. In addition to her MLIS, Professor Falloon has  a master’s degree in Education with an Educational Specialist Degree in School Psychology from Seton Hall University. Her research interests and specialties include investigating patron initiated acquisitions, emerging technologies in libraries, resource and collection management in libraries, making libraries user friendly for special populations, and investigating discovery layers for resources held by the library.


MLIS, Rutgers University

Ed.S, Seton Hall University

MA, Seton Hall University

BA, Wagner College

Scholarship / Publications

“Implementing SubjectsPlus: A Demo” by Kerry A. Falloon. Presented on  3/12/12 at Westchester’s Academic Library Directors Organization Spring Session on “Affordable Discovery Tools.”

“Life Cycle of A Library Resource”  by Kerry A. Falloon. Colloquium presenter on 1/18/13 to Ocean County College, Faculty.

Publications coming soon