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 2019 Institute for Research Design in Librarianship Scholar.  Her research has appeared in Open Praxis, Journal of Perspectives in Applied Academic Practice, and the New Review of Academic Librarianship.  Her chapter “Open Educational Resources: Why Libraries Are Incentivizing Open Content Creation, Curation, and Adaptation” was published in The Relevant Library. Stacy has presented locally, regionally, nationally, and internationally on issues pertaining to Open Education.

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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