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Samantha Guss
Social Sciences Librarian

Samantha Guss is Social Sciences Librarian for data, statistics, and government information and is library liaison to Political Science, Geography, and International Studies.


“NYU’s Spatial Data Repository: Past, Present, Future.” Presentation for Metropolitan New York Library Council’s Science, Technology, & Medical Librarians Special Interest Group, New York, NY, December 11, 2014. (with Him Mistry, NYU Information Technology Services, and Andrew Battista, NYU Libraries).

 “Plan for the Future of Research and Teaching Technologies with Peer Benchmarking.” Pre-conference seminar presented at 2014 EDUCAUSE Annual Conference, Orlando, FL, September 29–October 1, 2014. (with Lynn Rohrs, NYU Information Technology Services; Jenn Stringer, UC-Berkeley Educational Technology Services; and David Greenbaum, UC-Berkeley Information Services & Technology).

 “Campus collaborations for holistic data services.” Presentation at Social Science Librarians Boot Camp 2013, Medford, MA, June 7, 2013.

 “Data in Common(s): Collaborative Models for Robust Data Support.” Paper presented at 2012 International Association for Social Science Information Services & Technology (IASSIST) Conference, Washington, DC, June 4-8, 2018. (with Nichole Scholtz, University of Michigan Libraries, Jen Green, University of Michigan Libraries, and Michelle Hudson, Yale University Libraries).

Professional Experience
Social Sciences Librarian, Boatwright Memorial Library (2015 - Present)
Data Services & Public Policy Librarian, Bobst Library, New York University (2009-2014)

“What role can Peer Benchmarking Play in Planning for the Future of Research and Teaching Technologies?” Paper presented at 2014 ARL Library Assessment Conference, Seattle, WA, August 4–6, 2014. (with Lynn Rohrs, NYU Information Technology Services; and Jenn Stringer, UC-Berkeley Educational Technology Services).

“The NYU Survey Service: Promoting Value in Undergraduate Education.” (2011). College and Undergraduate Libraries, 18(2&3), pp. 183-199. (with Jason Phillips and David McGarry, NYU Libraries).

“Digital Curation Education in Practice: Catching up with Two Former Fellows.” (2011). International Journal of Digital Curation, 6(2). Also presented at the 6th International Digital Curation Conference, Chicago, IL, December 6-8, 2010. (with Lisa Gregory, State Library of North Carolina).

M.A., New York University
Business and Workplace Education
M.S.L.S., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Information and Library Science
B.A., Penn State University
Contact Information
Boatwright Memorial Library
(804) 289-8851