Sanjeet Mann

Arts & Electronic Resources Librarian

Sanjeet Mann


Armacost Library #229
P: 909.748.8051

Academic Interests

Electronic resource availability studies, core competencies for serials and electronic resource librarianship, evidence-based assessment of library use (including ethnographic methods), open access scholarly publishing, user-centered design


Mann, Sanjeet 2015. “Electronic Resource Availability Studies: An Effective Way to Increase Full Text Success.” Evidence Based Library and Information Practice 10(3): 30-49.

Hosburgh, Nathan, Bulock, Chris, and Mann, Sanjeet 2015. “OA in the Library Collection: The Challenges of Identifying and Maintaining Open Access Resources.” Serials Librarian 68(1-4): 79-86.

Mann, Sanjeet and Sutton, Sarah 2015. “Why Can’t Students Get the Sources They Need? Results from a Real Availability Study.” Serials Librarian 68(1-4): 180-190.

Mann, Sanjeet et al. 2015. “Core Competencies for Print Serials Librarians.” Serials Librarian 68(1-4): 243-248.

“How Much do Availability Studies Increase Full Text Success?” Presentation given March 4, 2014, SCELC Research Day, Loyola Marymount University, CA.

"Making Memory Portable" and "Getting Things Done in the Library." In Time and Project Management Strategies for Librarians, ed. Carol Smallwood, Jason Kuhl and Lisa Fraser. Lanham: Scarecrow, 2013.

"Measuring Electronic Resource Availability." Presentation given March 5, 2013, SCELC Research Day, Loyola Marymount University, CA

Johns-Masten, Kathryn and Mann, Sanjeet 2013. "Mobile Websites and Apps in Academic Libraries: Harmony on a Small Scale." Serials Librarian 64 (1-4): 206-210.

"Correcting Accidentals: Using an Availability Study to Identify and Resolve the 'Suspensions' Impeding Access to Electronic Resources." Poster presented June 9, 2012, 27th Annual NASIG Conference, Nashville, TN.

Nabe, Jonathan, Imre, Andrea and Mann, Sanjeet 2011. "Let the Patron Drive: Purchase on Demand of E-Books." Serials Librarian 60 (1): 193-197.

Davis, Susan, Morris, Sarah and Mann, Sanjeet 2008. "Straight from the Horse's Mouth: New and Not-so-new Serialists Share Experience." Serials Librarian 54 (3-4): 217-221.

Committees and Affiliations

  • 2015-2016 Chair, University of Redlands Faculty Senate Budget and Planning Committee (member 2014-2016)

  • 2013-2014 Chair, NASIG Core Competencies Taskforce (member 2011-2014)

  • 2012-2013 co-Chair, University of Redlands Personnel Policies Committee (member 2011-2013)

  • 2011-2012 Chair, SCELC Product Review Committee (member 2009-2016)

  • 2008-2012 Board member, UCLA Library and Information Studies Alumni Association (LISAA)

  • North American Serials Interest Group (NASIG) member

Professional Experience

  • University of Redlands, 2009-present

  • Chaffey College Library, 2008-2009

  • UCLA Libraries, 2006-2008

  • 2006-2007 American Library Association Spectrum Scholar

  • 2006-2008 cohort, Association of Research Libraries Initiative to Recruit a Diverse Workforce