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Bart Everts

Bart Everts
Reference/Instruction Librarian for the Camden Campuses of Rowan University and Camden County College
Library Faculty, Paul Robeson Library
Paul Robeson Library
300 North 4th Street
Camden, NJ 08102
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Bart Everts is a reference and instruction librarian on the faculty of the Paul Robeson Library at Rutgers University-Camden. He serves as the liaison librarian to the Camden campuses of Camden County College and Rowan University. In this role he provides reference and instruction to students on both campuses, and is responsible for collection development. His research interests include libraries in online learning environments, library history, critical librarianship, as well as the social history of the Philadelphia region. He has published articles in Archival Outlook, Pennsylvania History, The Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia, and other publications, and is a regular contributing reviewer to Reference Reviews. His research guides can be found here



Reference Librarian, Paul Robeson Library, Rutgers University-Camden, Camden, NJ September 2015-Present

Adjunct Professor, General Studies Department, Peirce College, Philadelphia, PA, August 2015-Present                                            

Information Literacy Librarian, Archives Curator, Peirce College, Philadelphia, PA, January 2012-September 2015                                       

Graduate Assistant, Beatley Library, Simmons College, Boston, MA, July 2010-August 2011                                                                                 

Teacher, American History and Culture, EF University Prep (UP), Boston, MA, March 2007-August 2011  

Interim Teacher, Uphams Corner Charter School, Boston, MA, September 2006-March 2007                           

Instructor, Institute of Reading Development, Washington, DC, May 2001-December 2004                                            

Director, School Age Programs, Respond, Inc., Camden, NJ, September 2004-August 2006


M.A. American History, University of Nebraska, 2015

M.S. Library and Information Science, Simmons College, 2011

B.A. American History and English Literature, Rutgers University-Camden, 2000

Service and Memberships


Committee member, Scholarly and Professional Activities Committee (SAPAC), Rutgers University Libraries 2017-18 

Engaged Civic Learning Faculty Fellow, Rutgers Office of Civic Engagement, 2017 cohort

New Jersey Library Mentor, MentorNJ

Secretary Treasurer, New Jersey Library Association College and Universities Section Executive Board 2016-present

Executive Committee Member, Camden Chapter, Rutgers AAUP-AFT 2016-17

Director at Large, Simmons College School of Library and Information Science Alumni Board, 2014-2016



American Library Association

Association of College and Research Libraries

New Jersey Library Association

The Pennsylvania Historical Association 

Phi Alpha Theta: National History Honors Society

Progressive Librarian's Guild

American Association of University Professors-American Federation of Teachers (AAUP-AFT)





Presentations and Posters

Everts, Bart. Connecting on Cooper: Library Services for Camden County College and Rowan University in Camden. Poster, New Jersey Library Association Conference, Atlantic City, NJ, April 2017.

Everts, Bart. With the Right Attitude: The Peirce School during World War I Paper presentation, Phi Alpha Theta Conference, Omaha, NE, March 2017.

Everts, Bart. The Urban Partnership: Library Services for Camden County College and Rowan University in Camden. Poster, State of The Libraries, New Brunswick, NJ, December 2016.

Everts, Bart. Independent Reading? A history of the Nigerian National Library. Presentation, Missouri Valley History Conference, Omaha, NE, March 5-7, 2014.

Archival Exhibits

Mean Business: The Tools of 19th Century Business Education, Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA, June 2015 (curator).

Peirce College 1865-2015, Peirce College Library, Philadelphia. PA, January-September 2015 (curator).

1865: Eyewitness to History, Historical Society of Pennsylvania. Philadelphia, PA, April 2015 (contributing archivist).

Pen to Paper, Historical Society of Pennsylvania. Philadelphia PA, January 2015 (contributing archivist).






Professional Development

Critical Pedagogy and Digital Praxis,” Digital Humanities Summer Institute, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC June 13-17, 2016

“Fostering Research Success: Getting Published, Collaborating, and Winning Grants,” ACRL-NJ, Rutgers University-Newark, Newark, NJ November 17, 2015

“Engaging Information Literacy Instruction: Applying Inquiry-Guided Learning Pedagogy to Information Literacy Teaching and Learning,” Tri-State College Library Cooperative, Montgomery County Community College, Blue Bell, PA March 27, 2015

“Cataloging Hidden Special Collections and Archives Unconference and Symposium: Innovation, Collaboration, and Models,” Council on Library and Information Resources, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA March 12-13, 2015

“Grants: The Write Stuff,” Tri-State College Library Cooperative, Rosemont College, Rosemont, PA August 13, 2014

“User Experience: What it Means for you Library,” Tri-State College Library Cooperative, Chestnut Hill College, Philadelphia, PA April 25, 2014

 “Digital Matters,” Tri-State College Library Cooperative, Montgomery County Community College, Blue Bell, PA July 25, 2013