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
Everts, Bart. "Doylestown." In Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia. Camden, NJ: Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for the Humanities, 2017.
Everts, Bart. "Woody Allen." In Encyclopedia of Racism in American Cinema. New York: Rowman & Littlefield, 2017.
Everts, Bart. "Admiral Wilson Boulevard." In Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia. Camden, NJ: Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for the Humanities, 2016.
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
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.
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).
“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