Smith, Jennifer

Jenny Smith

Jennifer Smith, Ph.D.
Learning Resource Center Librarian
Research & Information Services Librarian
Office: SL 405
Phone: 859.572.6620

Jenny Smith is a Research and Information Services Librarian and the Learning Resource Center Librarian for W. Frank Steely Library at Northern Kentucky University.

Jenny’s research interest is children’s and young adult literature.  She teaches ENG 386, Children’s Literature, for the English Department at NKU, and is involved with the planning of BookFest, an annual reading and writing event for middle school students sponsored by the English Department.  Jenny also serves as the Executive Director of the Kentucky Bluegrass Award, the K-12 student choice reading program, for the state of Kentucky.  Additionally, she serves as the Chair of the Executive Committee of the Ohio Kentucky Indiana Children’s Literature Conference that sponsors an annual event featuring nationally recognized authors and illustrators of children’s and young adult literature. 

myLIBRARIAN Research Consultations & Assistance

Education & Human Services, and Music

  • Research Consultation options for the entire semester up to 3 days in advance can be requested.
  • Immediate assistance may be be available through a chat session.

Librarian Open Office Hours

Thursdays 3:00-7:00 p.m.
Fridays 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Saturdays 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. on October 3, 31, and December 5

Every Thursday from September 10 - November 19, available on 2nd floor of MEP in the lounge area around the elevator from 1:00-3:00 p.m. 

Other times available by scheduling in advance.  Please ask.    

Research Consultation Requests

  • Research Consultation options for all students 3 to 1 day in advance can be requested here.

Steely Library phone number:  859.572.5457