About Me


Stacy Katz
Open Resources Librarian-STEM Liaison
Leonard Lief Library
Lehman College




Stacy Katz is Assistant Professor and Open Resources Librarian-STEM Liaison at Lehman College, CUNY. She initiated, developed, and oversees the Open Educational Resources (OER) initiative for the college. Stacy’s research to date has focused on OER, particularly how librarians develop and support OER initiatives, faculty professional development in OER, and student views on OER. Stacy is a 2018-2019 OER Research Fellow and is a co-author on “But What Do the Students Think: Results of the CUNY Cross-Campus Zero-Textbook Cost Student Survey” (Open Praxis, 11(1), 2019) and authors a column on OER for the Journal of New Librarianship. Her chapter “Open Educational Resources: Why Libraries Are Incentivizing Open Content Creation, Curation, and Adaptation” was published in The Relevant Library.

Prior to her work at Lehman College, Stacy was the Library Director at Gann Academy and a Research and Instruction librarian at WPI and at Simmons University (then Simmons College). She continues to serve as a mentor to Library and Information Science students at Simmons University.

Stacy earned a B.S. in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University, an M.L.I.S. from Simmons College, and an M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instructional Technology from Framingham State University.

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