Linda Beninghove

linda beninghove
Interim Library Director 
Office:  Library
Email:[email protected]
Research & Education
  • Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) - Art History,
    Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) - Psychology,
    Minor - Spanish
    Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey
Experience & Service
General Information

As the Interim Director of the Library I work closely with students, faculty, staff, and leadership to ensure that the Stevens community has access to vital research tools and support, including but not limited to journal and ebook databases, research guides, technology resources, engaging library research instruction, borrowing and lending services, and archives and special collections.  I am committed to improving the student and faculty library experience and I am thankful to work with a great team of dedicated, collaborative, and creative colleagues.

Institutional Service
  • Stevens Commencement volunteer, 2007, 2008, 2013, 2014, 2015
  • Copyright Policy Working Group member, 2015-present
  • Almost Midnight Breakfast volunteer, 2012-2015
  • Stevens Family Reunion volunteer, October 2012
  • Stevens Presidential Inauguration volunteer, October 2011
  • Middle States committee member, Standards 11 and 12, 2006 to 2008
Professional Service
  • Elected to the Executive Committee of the VALE-NJ consortium, June 2015

  • VALE-NJ Shared Information Literacy Committee member, 2007 to 2014. VALE-NJ (the statewide Virtual Academic Library Environment of New Jersey consortium) has over 50 member academic libraries.

Publications and Presentations

Beninghove, L. (2015, March).  Best Practices in Technology-Driven Libraries for the 21st Century.  NJEDge Faculty Showcase 2015.  New Jersey City University, Jersey City, New Jersey.  Poster session.  (Award received for Best Poster Session)

Espinel, R., Beninghove, L., Orlofsky, V.L., Horowitz, E. (2014, January).  Flipping the Script: Using Videos as Instructional Tools to Flip the Information Literacy Class.  VALE New Jersey Annual Users' Conference 2014.  Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey.  Breakout session.

Espinel, R. and Beninghove, L. (2013, June).  Gettin' Dirty: Students Dig Through Archives to Discover a City and Their University and Create Web-Based Library Media.  New Jersey Library Association Conference 2013.  Atlantic City, New Jersey.  Poster session.


Achievements & Professional Societies
Honors & Awards
Honorary member of the Stevens Gear & Triangle Honor Society
Professional Societies
  • ACRL (Association of College and Research Libraries)
  • ALA (American Library Association)
  • NJLA (New Jersey Library Association)