In colleges and universities, the physical learning environment embodies an institution’s educational philosophy and priorities.
Eugene Harvey is the Assessment Librarian at Buffalo State College. Eugene incorporates knowledge of quantitative and qualitative research methods into the everyday workings and projects at E.H. Butler Library, including statistical benchmarking, internal assessment activities, and strategic planning and evaluation. Eugene also provides service as a Reference Librarian, including teaching for-credit courses and course-related information literacy sessions. Prior to academic librarianship, Eugene worked as a licensed social worker in the field of outpatient adult mental health, providing clinical assessment, psychotherapy, and other treatment services to a diverse base of clientele. He maintains his NYS license and remains interested in responses to community disaster & trauma, psychopathology, and the field of social welfare. Eugene's research and scholarly interests include library assessment & evaluation, social science research design, statistics, information literacy outcomes, and institutional collaboration. Eugene is a former Ph.D. Candidate (ABD) in Social Welfare from Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) in Cleveland, Ohio. He also holds Master's degrees in Library Science (University at Buffalo) and Social Work (CWRU).