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Jay Bhatt

Liaison Librarian for Engineering

Jay Bhatt is responsible for building library collections in engineering subject areas, outreach to faculty and students, and teaching information and research skills to faculty and students in Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, and related subject areas. He provides individual and small group consultations to students, instructional sessions to specific classes, online research support in both face to face and distance learning programs, and workshops for specialized research areas.

Jay is actively involved with the Engineering Libraries Division of the American Society for Engineering Education. He experiments with innovative applications of web 2.0 to enhance information awareness among faculty and students. Jay has published and presented papers extensively in the area of information literacy for engineering students.

Room 132, Hagerty Library
  • M.S. Library and Information Science
  • M.S. Instructional Design
  • M.S., Electrical and Computer Engineering, Drexel University
  • M.S., Education, University of Pennsylvania 
  • Bhatt, Jay. (2008). “Patents at Mach2: Technology on the Cutting Age. Drexel Experience in a Biomedical Engineering Class.” Presentation at the American Society for Engineering Education conference during the workshop on Patents.
  • Gurke, Sasha, Bhatt, Jay & Roberts, Josh. (2008). “Innovative Applications of Social Software in Reaching Out to Engineering Students.” Poster presented at the SLA conference.
  • Kilzer, Rebekah, Milliken, Larry and Bhatt, Jay. (Apri 24th, 2012). Fast and Furious: Using Web Conferencing and Other Tools for Virtual Reference and Instruction. Presentation at the Rutgers University Chapter of Beta Phi Mu, The International Library and Information Studies Honor Society, The Rutgers Club.
  • Bhatt, Jay. (April. 2012). View Point: Search Rescue. Campus Technology. 25(8), p.10-12
  • Goldman, R., Bhatt, J., & Sieczkiewicz, R. (2010). Roles of engagement: Evaluating the institutional repository through scholarly communication research.” The 2nd International Symposium on Emerging Trends and Technologies in Libraries and Information Services, 150-156.
  • Denick, D., Bhatt, J., & Layton, B. (2010). “Citation Analysis of Engineering Design Reports for Information Literacy Assessment.” Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education.
  • Denick, D., Ray, C., Cebulski, A., Detweiler, J., & Bhatt, J. (2009). “Library-Smart House Collaboration for Information Literacy Development,” Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education.
  • Roberts, J., & Bhatt, J. (2007). “Innovative approaches to information literacy instruction for engineering undergraduates at Drexel University,” European Journal of Engineering Education, 32(3): p. 243–251.
  • Homer I. Bernhardt Distinguished Service Award from the Engineering Libraries Division of the American Society for Engineering Education [2010]
  • Drexel University's Harold Myers Distinguished Service Award [2003]

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