Todd Quinn

Associate Professor

Subject Librarian

Learning and Outreach Services

Contact Information

  • Parish Memorial Library
  • (505) 925-9569


Curriculum Vitae

Todd Quinn has been an academic librarian for 15 years, and has concentrated on business/management the last six years.  Currently, he is the Business & Economics Librarian at the University of New Mexico and holds the rank of assistant professor.  He is the liaison librarian for the Anderson School of Management, Department of Economics, the School of Public Administration, and Africana Studies.  Part of these duties includes outreach and instruction to faculty and students, research assistance, and chairing the library committee for the school of management.  As a member of the library’s data team he assist faculty and graduate students with research data and archiving data for future reuse.  His research interest include; preparing students for the knowledge economy with information literacy skills (find, evaluate, use information/data), and information literacy in the workplace. He earned his MLIS from the University of Pittsburgh and his BBA from Kent State University. 

Recent Research Publications

Jackson, A., Wheeler, J. & Quinn, T. (2016). Data curation and the arts: How do musicians curate their data? Music Reference Services Quarterly, 19(3/4), 191-207. doi: 10.1080/10588167.2016.1250582

Leligdon, L., Quinn, T. & Briggs, L. (2015). Strategic CRM: Improving the business of academic libraries. College & Undergraduate Libraries, 22(3/4), 1-14. doi: 10.1080/10691316.2015.1067662

Jackson, A., Wheeler, J. & Quinn, T. (2015). Data services and the performing arts. Music Reference Services Quarterly, 18(1), 13-25. doi:10.1080/10588167.2015.997072

Devine, J., Quinn, T., & Aguilar, P. (2014). Teaching and transforming through stories: An exploration of macro- and micro-narratives as teaching tools. Reference Librarian, 55(4), 1-16. doi:10.1080/02763877.2014.939537

Quinn, T. & Leligdon, L. (2014). Executive MBA students’ information skills and knowledge: Discovering the difference between work and academics. Journal of Business & Finance Librarianship, 19(3), 234-255. doi:10.1080/08963568.2014.916540

Recent Presentations

Leligdon, L., Quinn, T., & Briggs, L. (May 2015). Crafting a full-bodied IL program: Using CRM as a strategic framework to maximize value [Presentation]. LOEX, Denver, CO.

Quinn T. (October 2014). Business Resources: Competitive Intelligence [Workshop]. UNM Business Plan Competition, Albuquerque, NM

Aguilar, P. & Quinn, T. (October 2014). Using narratives and storytelling in library instruction [Presentation]. New Mexico Library Association, Ruidoso, NM.

Quinn, T. & Leligdon, L. (June 2013). EMBA students information skills and knowledge: Discovering the difference between work and academics. [Poster]. Special Libraries Association Conference, San Diego, CA.

Quinn, T. & Leligdon, L. (May 2013). Breaking bad information literacy in the workplace: How do we deal with the lack of synchronicity? [Presentation]. WILU, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, NB, Canada.