Monena Hall is the Learning Commons and Assessment Librarian at the University Libraries of Virginia Tech. Monena is deeply committed to improving student services in the library and the community through discovery and evidence based data. Her current research interests include improving educational outcomes, transforming library spaces to enhance collaboration and enhancing meaningful data collection to improve student experiences.
Before moving to Virginia in 2011, she spent the previous 5 years as a children's librarian with Dallas Public Library. These 5 years solidified her belief in assisting all people by providing the best services and programs possible.
Presentations: Peer Reviewed
· Lancaster, Charla, Hall, Monena, Matthews, Brian. Assessing Student Needs Through Discovery. Poster session presented at: 2012 Library Assessment Conference: Building Effective, Sustainable, Practical Assessment; 2012 October 29-31; Charlottesville, VA. Peer Reviewed
· Hall, Monena, Hall, Tracy M. Changing Perspectives by providing the unexpected. Poster session presented at: ACRL 2013 Conference: Imagine, Innovate, Inspire; 2013 April 10-13; Indianapolis, IN. Peer Reviewed
Presentations: Committee Chosen
· Hall, Tracy M, Hall, Monena. Promoting Academic Library Services: Simple and Inexpensive ideas and models. Presentation presented at: Virginia Library Association Paraprofessional Forum; Libraries: Gateway to the Future; 2013 May 19-21; Richmond, VA.
· Barb, Christopher, Gilmore, Tracy, Hall, Monena, Hall, Tracy M, Henshaw, Neal, Lawrence, Anne, Meier, Carolyn, Miller, Rebecca, Moyo, Lesley, Munson, Jennifer, Ogier, Andi, Thum, Sara. Developing Teaching Proficiencies for New Instructors Through a Learning Community. Poster presented at: Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy; 2013 February 8-12; Blacksburg, VA.