New Faculty | 2013

Kerry Falloon


Kerry Falloon (Assistant Professor) is a native of Staten Island and currently heads the Acquisitions unit of the Library at the College of Staten Island (City University of New York). This unit is integral in maintaining and developing the libraries collections, both digital and print, in support of the needs of the academic community. Prior to coming to CSI, Prof. Falloon served as a full-time Technical Services Administrator at Ocean County College Library in Toms River, NJ and as Head of Acquisitions & Collection Development at Saint Peter’s University in Jersey City, NJ. Before to these positions, she interned at the College of Staten Island Library after graduating with an MLIS from Rutgers’s School of Communication and Information Science (SCIS). While at CSI, Prof. Falloon worked on the Benevolent Society for Retarded Children Collection through the Library’s Archives & Special Collections, whom had a prior history working with developmentally disabled children on the Island. In addition to her MLIS, Prof. Falloon has a master’s degree in Education with an Educational Specialist Degree in School Psychology from Seton Hall University. Prof. Falloon’s research interests and specialties include investigating patron initiated acquisitions, emerging technologies in libraries, resource and collection management in libraries, making libraries user friendly for special populations, and investigating discovery layers for resources held by the library.