Olivia Jasmine Reinauer

Social Sciences Librarian, Boatwright Memorial Library


Course areas taught: Library and information skills, online research tools


“Working with an Ethnographic Field Methods Class Or...The Circus Comes to Town” (with Travis Smith). CLIR Workshop on Participatory Design, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, May 2012.

Reinauer, O. (2009). Creating SLACers: How to build a student library advisory committee from scratch. [Conference presentation]. VLA Annual Conference. Williamsburg, Va.

Reinauer, O., & Dolson, T. (2008). Research 2.0: Research blogs as windows of opportunity. [Conference presentation]. LOEX Annual Conference. Oak Brook, Chicago.

Reinauer, O., & Falls, S. (2007, June 23-26). Visual literacy to visual learning: Helping our faculty and students transition to learning in a visual environment. [Poster session]. ALA Annual Conference. Washington, D.C.

Reinauer, O., & Benjes-Small, C. (2007). IM reference: Fast, cheap and In Control. [Conference presentation]. VLA Annual Conference. Hot Springs, Va.

Reinauer, O., & McCulley, L. (2006, May). Connecting with AIM. [Conference presentation]. LOEX Annual Conference. University of Maryland, College Park, Md.

Professional Experience

Social Sciences Librarian (2005-Present)
Boatdwright Memorial Library, University of Richmond

Assistant Librarian (Spring 2013)

Semester at Sea

Graduate Research Assistant (2004-2005)
Perry-Castañeda Library, The University of Texas, Austin, Tex.

Reference Assistant (2004)
Scarborough-Phillips Library, St. Edward’s University, Austin, Tex.



Reinauer, Olivia, and Travis Smith. “Working With an Undergraduate Ethnographic Field Methods Class (Or, the Circus Comes to Town)." Participatory Design in Academic Libraries: Methods, Findings, and Implementations. Washington, D.C.: Council on Library and Information Resources, 2012. <http://www.clir.org/pubs/reports/pub155/pub155.pdf>.

Reinauer, O., & McCulley, L. (2007). Connection with AIM: The search for a virtual reference niche. College & Undergraduate Libraries, 13, 43-54.


Reinauer, O. (2006). ALA Annual 2006: I'm dancing as fast as I can: Building a career when personal responsibilities demand more of you. NMRT Footnotes, 36(1).


B.A., University of Texas - Austin 2002
Liberal Arts: Concentrations in Anthropology and Religious Studies

M.S., University of Texas - Austin 2005
Information Science

Contact Information

Boatwright Memorial Library
(804) 289-8977