About Ann Marie Smeraldi

Ann Marie Smeraldi has focused her career in librarianship on information literacy instruction and the needs of first year college students as they make the transition to higher education. She joined the staff of the Michael Schwartz Library as the First Year Experience and General Education Librarian in spring 2008. In spring 2011 she assumed an additional role - English Subject Specialist.
As the First Year Experience Librarian, Ann Marie provides library orientations and information literacy classes for all sections of ASC 101: Introduction to University Life. She also teaches a section of this introductory course and serves on the University's Common Reading Committee.
As the subject specialist for the English Department, Ann Marie serves the research and instruction needs of faculty, undergraduates, and graduates. She works closely with the First Year Writing Program faculty to design information literacy sessions that support the learning outcomes of these foundational writing course.
Ann Marie earned her Master of Information and Library Science from Kent State University, Ohio in 2006. She completed her Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies at Cleveland State and graduated Magna Cum Laude in 1999.


Present English Subject Specialist, Cleveland State University
Present General Education & First Year Experience Librarian, Cleveland State University

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Research Interests

First Year Experience and English

Contact Information

Michael Schwartz Library
Rhodes Tower, 122A
Cleveland, OH 44115


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