Wilma L. Jones is Professor and Reference/Instruction Librarian.  She has been a member of the faculty since 1992.  Jones' research interests and publications focus on administration, assessment, and diversity and inclusion in the academic environment. She holds a bachelor and two master's degrees from Northern Illinois University and a Ph.D. from New York University.  From July 2002 to August 2017, she served as Chief Librarian at the College of Staten Island.


Ph.D., Higher Education, New York University

MA, Library and Information Studies, Northern Illinois University

MA, English, Northern Illinois University

BA, English, Northern Illinois University

AA, Parkland Community College

Scholarship / Publications

Library refereed publications

Jones, Wilma L. “Re-Engaging/Engaging Part-time Librarians.” College & Undergraduate Libraries, v. 18: no. 1 (Spring 2011), p37-43.

Jones, Wilma L. “Learning Resources and Library Administration.” In Academic Administration: A Quest for better Management and Leadership in Higher Education. Edited by Sheying Chen. NY: Nova Science Publishers, Inc., 2009 (p243-258).

Evans, Beth and Wilma L. Jones. "Demonstrating the World Wide Web as an Academic Research Tool." The Journal of Computing in Higher Education, v.9: no.2 (Spring 1998), p113-134.

Jones, Wilma L. "The Professional Status of Librarians in a Changing World: A Selective Bibliography." Urban Library Journal, v.10: no.1/2 (Fall'97/Winter '98), p55-61.

Jones, Wilma L. "A Review of Journals Dealing with the Internet." The Serials Librarian, v.30: no.2 (1996), p35-44.

Jones, Wilma L. "A Profile of an African University Library: Fourah Bay College Library." Third World Libraries, v.5: no.2 (Spring 1995), p22-29.


Other refereed publications

Akinsulure-Smith, Adeyinka, Natasha Dachos, and Wilma L. Jones. “Nah We Yone’s De Fambul Camp: Facilitating Resilience in Displaced African Children.” Journal of Immigrant and Refugee Studies, v.11: 3 (2013), p.221-240.

Akinsulure-Smith, Adeyinka and Wilma L. Jones. “Nah We Yone – A grassroots Community-Based Organization in New York City: Successes, Challenges, and Lessons Learned.” International Journal of Migration, Health, and Social Care, v.7: no.1 (2011), p44-57.