Smith, Jennifer

Jenny Smith

Jennifer Smith, Ph.D.
Professor
Learning Resource Center Librarian
Research & Information Services Librarian
myLIBRARIAN
Email: smithjen@nku.edu
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

  • Mondays from 11AM to 12PM and 1PM to 2PM
  • Wednesdays from 3PM to 4PM

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