Related publications and presentations

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       Wahler, B., Provence, M.A., & Johnson, S.C. (2020, November 16). Social work/public             library partnerships: Patron needs addressed by MSW students. Virtual presentation.           Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting.                             

Keane, D., Johnson, S.C., & Badalamenti, J. (2020, June). Meeting people where they are: Social Work in the Public Library. Presented at the National Association of Social Workers annual conference, Washington, DC.

Johnson, S. C. (2020, April 29). Social work students and public library partnerships. [webinar]. OCLC WebJunction.

Badalamenti, J., Esguerra, L., Hardy, E., Higgins, N., Johnson, S.C., King, K., & Russel, T. (2020, Feb 25). The person-centered approach to providing library services. Public Library Association biennial conference, Nashville, TN. Retrieved from

Johnson, S.C. (2019, October 26). Innovative collaborations: Social work student interns at public libraries. Hot Topic presentation. Council on Social Work Education Annual Meeting. Denver, CO.

Johnson, S. C. (2019). MSW interns and public libraries: Enhancing services through interdisciplinary collaboration. Public Services Quarterly, 15(1), 13–23.  Retrieved from

Johnson, S. C. (2019). Partnering for social justice: Social work students’ placement at public libraries. In S. Epstein & V. Gubnitskaia (Eds.), Social Justice and Activism in Libraries: Essays on Diversity and Change (pp. 45–52). Jefferson, NC: McFarland Publishing. Retrieved from

Morton, P., Johnson, S.C., Perez, D., Johnson, S., Raison, E., & Morton, V. (2019, April 5). An emerging alliance: Social work in the public library [Continuing education seminar]. Presented at the New York University Silver School of Social Work. Retrieved from

Johnson, S. C. (2018, June). MSW interns at public libraries: Fostering collaboration for change. Poster presented at the National Association of Social Workers 2018 annual conference, Washington, DC. Retrieved from

Zettervall, S.K., Nienow, M.C., Johnson, S.C., Horn, A., & Lowe, H. (2017, June 25). Whole person librarianship: Libraries and social workers in collaboration. Presented at the ALA Annual Meeting 2017, Chicago, IL. Retrieved from

Related service & professional memberships

American Library Association (ALA) and Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL) , member #1265701

National Association of Social Workers, member #886708339

        Academic Social Work Librarians Google group, creator and facilitator

Association of Mental Health Librarians (AMHL), member

Additional publications and presentations

Johnson, S.C., & Bausman, M. (2019, October). The burgeoning information universe: Implications for social work education and practice. E-Poster in Teaching Methods and Learning Styles. Council on Social Work Education Annual Meeting. Denver, CO.

Pathak, A.J., & Johnson, S.C. (2018, Oct 26). Use and awareness of citation management software among community college students. Lecture presented at the 2018 LACUNY Grace-Ellen McCrann Lectures, CUNY Graduate Center, New York, NY. Retrieved from

Pathak, A.J., & Johnson, S. C. (2018). Use and awareness of reference management software among community college students. Journal of New Librarianship, 3, 229–256. Retrieved from

Gardner, D. S., Doherty, M., Bates, G., Koplow, A., & Johnson, S. C. (2018). Racial and ethnic disparities in palliative care: A systematic scoping review. Families in Society: The Journal of Contemporary Human Services, 4(Oct-Dec), Retrieved from

Awarded (2017, Dec) Professional Staff Congress-City University of New York (PSC-CUNY) Research Grant for spearheading and conducting a qualitative study on Social Work Librarians in the U.S. (alongside Profs. Meg Bausman and Sarah Laleman Ward).


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