Victor T. Oliva
United States of America
There are two types of knowledge. We can know about a subject or we can know how to find information upon it. As a reference librarian, I endeavor to provide assistance to all members of the Adelphi community in all areas of scholarly endeavor using the second type of knowledge. I can help expedite research on all levels, high school through post-doctoral. Generally speaking I work in a tutorial mode, one-on-one, and always enjoy working on a difficult or complex reference query.
History, politics and library and information science.
Bringing Federal Documents to the Forefront for Library Users: Selective Cataloging Using an OPAC (article published in College & Research Libraries, November 2000).
Oliva, Victor T. (2000), Bringing federal documents to the forefront for library users: Cataloging using an OPAC. College & Research Libraries, 61, no.6, 555-564.
Oliva, Victor T. and Debbi A. Smith (2010), Becoming a renaissance reference librarian in academe: attitudes toward generalist and subject specific reference and related profession development. Reference Services Review, 38, no. 1, 125-151.