- MLIS, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 2004
- BA, English, Magna Cum Laude, Culver-Stockton College, 1999
American Library Association (ALA)
Reference and User Services Association (RUSA)
- MARS Emerging Technologies in Reference Section
- Reference and User Services Association (RUSA)
Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL)
- Instruction Section
- Literatures in English Section
- Libraries and Learning Managment Systems
- Emerging technologies for library instruction and reference
- Information literacy and embedded librarianship
- The role of libraries in recruitment and retention efforts
Cox, E. J. , Graves, S., Imre, A. & C. Wagner. (forthcoming, 2013). Doing More with Less: Increasing the Value of the Consortial Catalog. In Park, J. & Howarth, L.C. New Directions in Information Organization. Emerald.
Arendt, J., & Graves, S. J. (2011). Virtual question changes: Reference in evolving environments. Reference Services Review, 39(2), 187-205.
Lotts, M., & Graves, S. J. (2011). Using the iPad for reference services. C&RL News, 72(4), 217-220.
Graves, S.J., Xiong, J.A. & Park, J.H. (2008). Parenthood, Professorship, and Librarianship: Are They Mutually Exclusive? Journal of Academic Librarianship, 34(3), 202-210.
Desai, C.M. & Graves, S.J. (2008). Cyberspace or Face-to-Face: The Teachable Moment and Changing Reference Mediums. Reference and User Services Quarterly (RUSQ), 47(3), 242-255.
Graves, S.J. (2007). Homeless Instruction Librarian: Surviving Instruction During A Library Renovation. College & Research Libraries News, 68(11), 690-692, 712.
Graves, S. J. & Ruppel, M.D. (2006). Usability Testing and Instruction Librarians: A Perfect Pair. Internet Reference Services Quarterly, 11(4), 99-116.
Graves, S.J. (2006). Things I wish I knew and Things I’m glad I know about Government Documents: A Humanities Librarian’s Perspective. Documents to the People, 34(3), 27-28.
Graves, S. J. & Desai, C.M. (2006). Instruction via chat: Does co-browse help? Reference Services Review, 34(3), 340-357.
Desai, C. M. & Graves, S. J. (2006). Does Co-browsing Enhance Instruction in Virtual Reference? In VRD Conference 2005 e-Proceedings: Presentations from the 7th Annual VRD Conference, Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport, November 14-15, 2005, San Francisco. Available online: http://www.webjunction.org/do/Navigation?category=11842
Desai, C. M. & Graves, S.J. (2006). Instruction via instant messaging: What’s happening? The Electronic Library, 24(2), 174-189.
Graves, S. J. (2005). Comparative Review: Literature Online and Literature Resource Center. The Charleston Advisor, 7(1), 10-19.