Carol Anne Germain
Dr. Carol Anne Germain is an Associate Teaching Professor in the Department of Information Sciences and Technology (IST), CEHC. She enjoys teaching and advising undergraduate and graduate students in the College’s Informatics and Library Information Science programs. She is currently serving as the department chair of IST.
Prior to this appointment, she served as an Instruction and Collection Development Librarian at the University Libraries. In this role, she assisted members of the Information Science and Sociology Departments on their instruction, research, and collection needs. For two decades, she served as the Libraries' liaison to the Office of Access and Academic Enrichment and worked extensively with the University’s Educational Opportunity Program (EOP).
Her research interests include the persistence of URLs in academic resources, Web usability, and information literacy. Carol Anne is active in several professional library organizations including the State University of New York Librarians Association and the New York Library Association. In addition, she is a trustee and 2nd vice president of the Albany County Historical Association.