Daniel O'Mahony

Demography Librarian

Office: Rockefeller Library 134C
Tel: (401) 863-9445
Fax: (401) 863-3384

Daniel O’Mahony has more than 20 years of experience in academic research libraries serving the needs of faculty and students in the social sciences. He played a leadership role at Brown (and previously, at the University of Colorado) in integrating and facilitating access to both traditional and digital library resources, and in helping staff and researchers alike make the transition to a more electronic research environment. A nationally recognized expert in the area of government documents, he has testified twice before the U.S. Senate on matters regarding public access to government information. He was appointed twice (in 1993 and 2009) to the National Advisory Council to the U.S. Public Printer. In 2005, he was recognized by the library profession as the recipient of the LexisNexis/Government Documents Roundtable/American Library Association “Documents to the People” Award. He has been an invited speaker and presenter at a number of library conferences, and he teaches a three-credit graduate course on government information at the University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School of Library and Information Studies. When working with PSTC researchers at Brown, he brings an in-depth knowledge of government statistics and publications, a solid social sciences background, and a command of electronic resources, tools, and search methodologies. 

Responsibilities

Brown Digital Library coordination, Citation management, Library training, Literature searches