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Public Services Librarian at the Greensburg Campus


Clarion University
Clarion, PA
MLS, Master of Library Science

Duquesne University

Pittsburgh, PA

BS, General Studies

Concentration in Communication and Leadership


Select Publications

Campus Engagement: Faculty Recognition and the Library's Role

Kiner, R. & Safin, K. (2020). Campus engagement: Faculty recognition and the library's role. Journal of Library Outreach and Engagement, 1(1), 1-5.

ACRL Instruction Section Newsletter

     Library Instruction Round Table News

     Kiner, R., & Safin, K. (2021). Moving library instruction sessions online. Library Instruction Round Table News, 43(3), 9-10.

Professional Development

Member of the Western Pennsylvania / West Virginia Chapter of ACRL

  • Member of WPWVC / ACRL Communications Committee
  • Twitter Contributor
  • Member at Large, Western PA (2021-2022)

Member of the Pennsylvania Library Association

Member of the American Library Association

  • Member, Co-Chair LIRT Communications Committee (2021-2023)
  • Member, EDI Assembly (2020-2022)

Member of the Academic College and Research Libraries

  • Member, Chair Women and Gender Studies Section Program Planning Committee (2020-2022)
  • Member, Information Literacy Sandbox (2021-2023)
    • PROMO subcommittee

Liaison Areas

Provides primary support to the Humanities Division & Education Department at the Greensburg Campus.

Selected Presentations

40th Annual Conference on The First-Year Experience 2021

Baldwin, C., Kiner, R. & Safin, K. (2021, February). Flip, don’t flop: Librarians provide effective hybrid learning experiences. 40th Annual Conference on the First-Year Experience. Online. 60-minutes presentation and discussion.

Connecting: Student Engagement Despite COVID-19 2021

Kiner, R. & Safin, K. (2021, February). In the Zoom where it happens: Moving information literacy instruction online. Connecting: Student Engagement Despite COVID-19. Online. 30-minutes presentation and discussion.

The Library Collective 2021

Kiner, R. & Safin, K. (Hosts). (2021). Screaming inside our hearts. The Library Collective [recorded audio presentation].

WPWVC/ACRL Spring 2020 Conference

39th Annual Conference on The First-Year Experience

‚ÄčPALA Annual Conference 2019

Kiner, R. & Safin, K. (2019, October). Spotlight on Second Career Librarians. Poster Session

WPWVC/ACRL Spring 2019 Conference

ULS Community of Practice Summer 2018

Kiner, R. & Safin, K. (2018, July). Letting CRAAP go.  Community of Practice Lightning Talk. Skype. 7-Minute presentation.

WPWVC/ACRL Spring 2018 Conference

Kiner, R. & Safin, K. (2018, May). Display fails and favorites. WPWVC/ACRL Spring 2018 Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA. 60-minute presentation and discussion.

Children’s Literature Conference at University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg 2018

Kiner, R. & Withers, C. (2018, May). Information Literacy. 22nd Annual Children’s Literature Conference at University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg, Greensburg, PA. 30-minute presentation.

ULS Instruction Finish Line Presentations Spring 2017

Kiner, R. & Safin, K. (2017, July). Moving ahead with research consultations. Instructional Design Track Instruction Finish Line Celebration. Pre-recorded. 7-minute presentation.

WPWVC/ACRL Spring 2016 Conference

Williford, A.M., Kiner, R., Bradish, K. & Folk, A. (2016, June). It’s a Marathon, Not a Sprint: Planning That Will Go the Distance at Your Library. WPWVC/ACRL Spring 2016 Meeting, Greensburg, PA. 15-minute presentation.

University Service

  • Committee member, Faculty Affairs, ULS Faculty Assembly 2020/2021
  • Immediate Past President of ULS Faculty Assembly 2019/2020
  • President of ULS Faculty Assembly 2018/2019
  • Vice President/President Elect of ULS Faculty Assembly 2017/2018
  • Member, University Library System Social Media Working Group, 2015-present

Liaison Librarian

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Public Services Librarian
Millstein Library, University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg