Maura A. Smale

Maura SmalePhD, MLIS
Chief Librarian and Professor
Ursula C. Schwerin Library
New York City College of Technology, CUNY

Maura A. Smale is Chief Librarian and Professor at New York City College of Technology, where she works with library faculty and staff to support the City Tech community in their academic pursuits. Her research interests include undergraduate academic culture, critical librarianship, open educational technologies, and game-based learning, and she has served as Co-Director of the City Tech OpenLab, an open digital platform for teaching, learning, and collaboration. With Mariana Regalado of Brooklyn College she published Digital Technology as Affordance and Barrier in Higher Education (2017), exploring the ways that CUNY students use technology in their academic work. Their edited volume Academic Libraries for Commuter Students: Research-based Strategies, published in 2018, explores commuter students’ library use at public colleges and universities around the U.S.

Regalado, M. & Smale, M. A. (Eds.) (2018). Academic libraries for commuter students: Research-based strategies. Chicago: ALA Editions.  

Smale, M. A., Regalado, M. & Amaral, J. (2018). Online learning with in-person technology: Student & faculty experiences in hybrid/online courses at CUNY [Report].   

Smale, M. A. & Regalado, M. (2017). Digital technology as affordance and barrier in higher education. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

Smale, M. A. & Regalado, M. (2014). “Commuter students using technology.” EDUCAUSE Review Online. September/October.;