2015 MU Library Research Award winners


 The Monmouth University Library is pleased to congratulate
the recipients of the 
2015 Library Research Awards.

Graduate student Jennifer McCue and undergraduate student Meaghan Hess have been selected to receive the 2015 awards. Both award winners made extensive use of library resources and services, demonstrated the ability to select, evaluate and synthesize the information collected, and showed personal learning and development of research skills.

Jennifer McCue’s research paper, The Attraction of Dark Tourism: How the Troubles Murals in Belfast, Northern Ireland Have Aided the City’s Post-Conflict Tourist Boom, was written for her History of Tourism Class taught by faculty member, Dr. Karen Schmelzkopf.


Meaghan Hess’s research paper, Looking Through the Lens: Iconic Photos in the Civil Rights Movement, was completed for her senior thesis in Dr. Christopher DeRosa’s Senior Seminar in History course.


An Honorable Mention has been awarded to undergraduate Courtney Brooks for her paper, Payday Loans: An Argument of Ethics, written for Ethics, Diversity, and Social Responsibility taught by Dr. Scott Jeffrey.

Monmouth University Faculty Authors

MU author picsThe MU Library is proud to showcase the publications of Monmouth University faculty members.  The Office of the Provost, CETL, and the Library will honor book authors and editors at the Annual Authors’ Reception on April 1, 2015 in Wilson Hall, following the full faculty meeting.

The Library maintains the Monmouth University Faculty Authors online bibliography. It contains a compilation of works organized by year of publication. References include journal articles, books, book chapters, published conference proceedings, editorials, reviews, poetry, and published artwork.


Monmouth University: Generations of Excellence

 The Monmouth University Library is currently exhibiting the work of Jing Zhou, Associate Professor of Art and Design titled: Monmouth University: Generations of Excellence. Influenced in style by European Medieval tapestries and Art Nouveau, the four panels cover the eight decades of the University’s history through a combination of photos and archival data.
Monmouth University: Generations of Excellence