Richard J. Moniz

Richard Moniz, EdD has served as Director of Library services for Johnson & Wales University's Miami campus from 1997 - 2004 and has been the Director of Library Services at Johnson & Wales University's Charlotte campus since 2004. He has also, in the past, simultaneously served as head of information technology services for Johnson & Wales in Miami and taught classes on subjects such as computer science, world history, U.S. History and American government. Additionally, since 2006, he has taught for the MLIS program at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Courses taught have included Information Sources and Services, Special Libraries, Library Administration, Information Sources in the Professions, and Online Bibliographic Information Retrieval. Dr. Moniz has published in numerous places. He is sole author of the 2010 textbook Practical and Effective Management of Libraries, co-author of Fundamentals for the Academic Liaison and co-author and co-editor of The Personal Librarian: Enhancing the Student Experience. He is actively engaged in the profession and has held a number of committee and board responsibilities within ALA LLAMA, ACRL CLS, and Metrolina Library Association (including serving as President of this organization) in addition to other non-profit organizations such as Carolina Raptor Center, Charlotte Museum of History, and Charlotte's Arts & Science Council. He has done several presentations related to his involvement in these organizations. Richard has been practicing mindfulness meditation on a daily basis since early 2012 as well as basic yoga and T'ai chi. Richard lives in Charlotte, NC with his wife Lisa (also a librarian), son Christopher, stepsons Kevin and Jamey, and stepdaughter Riley.

There are 8 included publications by Richard J. Moniz :

TitleDateViewsBrief Description
Communicating Who We Are: The Theory of Organizational Culture in the Workplace 2011 402 The following material comes from a presentation at the American Library Association’s Annual conference held on June 27, 2010 in Washington, DC entitled “Communication at the Crossroads: The Theory and Practice of Connecting Effectively Within and W...
The Effectiveness of Direct-Instruction and Student-Centered Teaching Methods on Students' Functional Understanding of Plagiarism 2008 974 To improve students' functional understanding of plagiarism, a variety of approaches was tried within a comprehensive information literacy program. Sessions were taught as a “module” inside a required communications skills class at a private universi...
The Impact of Information Literacy-Related Instruction in the Science Classroom: Clickers Versus Nonclickers 2012 530 The goal of information literacy instruction is to enable students to develop skills that they can use for life to facilitate their empowerment through information. Instruction librarians, particularly those teaching Millenials whose need for “hands ...
Informationists in a Small University Library 2012 377 This description of a pilot project where a library intern served as an informationist to teaching faculty is an interesting example of targeted outreach. It is also a reminder that librarians need to get out of the building to engage with faculty. T...
Listening to the Customer: Using Assessment Results to Make a Difference 2010 465 The following feature is adapted from “Listening to the Customer: Using Assessment Results to Make a Difference,” a panel discussion delivered on July 12, 2009, at the American Library Association Annual Conference in Chicago and sponsored by the LLA...
Rechannel the Energy 2007 236 The article offers one librarian director's opinion on a case study in which one librarian is sending electronic mail messages to coworkers perceiving them to be hostile. The author wonders why the director did not know about this beforehand. He sugg...
Starting a Library from Scratch…Again (Well, Sort of) 2008 638 How does one start a library from scratch? That’s the question I was faced with when I accepted the position as library director for the Charlotte campus of Johnson & Wales University in September of 2004. Many librarians would consider it a dream co...
The Use of Case Studies in Library Administration Courses and Work: Student and Practitioner Perceptions and Insights 2009 562 The findings summarized in this paper illustrate both the benefits and shortcomings to the use of case studies in library education. Some implications for both library science students and practicing librarians are considered.