Joyce Kasman Valenza

1277 Cox Road | Rydal, PA 19046


Full CV

NeverEndingSearch Blog (SLJ)




  • Adjunct Professor/Course Developer Mansfield U. School Library & Information Technology Program (2012--)
  • Teacher-Librarian, Springfield Township High School (1998-present)
  • NeverEndingSearch Blog (School Library Journal) 2007-present
  • techlife@school column, Philadelphia Inquirer  1996-2006.
  • Teacher-Librarian, Wissahickon School District, 1988-1998
  • Frequent speaker on issues relating to libraries, technology and education
  • Consultant, Gale Cengage, ABC-CLIO, Grolier, Schlessinger Media, ProQuest
  • Former adjunct instructor Mansfield University Distance Learning Masters for School Library Information Specialists  (on leave), Chestnut Hill College
  • Branch Manager, Children's and Adult Services, Free Library of Philadelphia (1977-1988)
  • Readers' Services Librarian, Franklin Institute (1976-1977)


 Podcasts/Online Presentations

    Professional Associations and Awards



    • Doctorate in Information Science, University of North Texas 2007
    • Certification in Applied Technology, Chestnut Hill College
    • Supervisory Certification, Library K-12,Villanova University, 1992
    • Educational Certification, Villanova University, 1988
    • Masters in Library Science, Queens College, 1976
    • BA in English Literature, SUNY Binghamton, 1975
    • Study abroad University of Copenhagen, 1974

    Art by Emily Valenza

    Online Lessons, Workshops, Publications

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