Faculty Profile

Jo Monahan

Title
Librarian
Department
Library - PS - Library Research Support Services
College
University of North Texas
Librarian
Libraries
University of North Texas

    

Education

MS, University of North Texas, 1988.
Major: Library Science
BA, Northwest Missouri State University, 1985.
Major: Library Science

Current Scheduled Teaching*

No current or future courses scheduled.

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Previous Scheduled Teaching*

No previous courses available.

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Published Publications

Published Intellectual Contributions

Book Chapter
O'Toole, E., Barham, R., Monahan, J., Smith, S. L. (2018). Teaming up with Your Graduate School for Academic and Career Success. Transforming Libraries to Serve Graduate Students. Chicago, Illinois: Association of College and Research Libraries. https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1506778/
Book Review
Monahan, J. (2020). The Christmas Feast. Catholic Library World. 91(2), 145. https://libproxy.library.unt.edu/login?url=https://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=lls&AN=147837683&scope=site
Monahan, J. (2020). You Might Find Yourself. Catholic Library World. 91(2), 149. https://libproxy.library.unt.edu/login?url=https://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=lls&AN=147837699&scope=site
Monahan, J. (2020). Together We Can!. Catholic Library World. 90(3), .
Monahan, J. (2019). Charlotte the Scientist Finds a Cure. School Library Connection & reVIEWS. https://schoollibraryconnection.com/Home/Review/2216229
Monahan, J. (2019). Me, Toma, and the Concrete Garden. School Library Connection & reVIEWS. https://schoollibraryconnection.com/Home/Review/2216228
Monahan, J. (2019). Planetarium. School Library Connection & reVIEWS. https://schoollibraryconnection.com/Home/Review/2216230
Monahan, J. (2019). Sulfur. School Library Connection & reVIEWS. https://schoollibraryconnection.com/Home/Review/2216227
Monahan, J. (2019). Vegetarian Food. https://schoollibraryconnection.com/Home/Review/2216226
Monahan, J. (2019). Drive. Catholic Library World. 89(3), 227. https://libproxy.library.unt.edu/login?url=https://search.proquest.com/docview/2213034583?accountid=7113
Monahan, J. (2019). Deadfall. School Library Connection & reVIEWS. https://schoollibraryconnection.com/Home/Review/2180193
Monahan, J. (2019). Little White Lies. School Library Connection & reVIEWS. https://schoollibraryconnection.com/Home/Review/2180192
Monahan, J. (2019). Math in Art and Sports. School Library Connection & reVIEWS. https://schoollibraryconnection.com/Home/Review/2180195
Monahan, J. (2019). Sound. School Library Connection & reVIEWS. https://schoollibraryconnection.com/Home/Review/2180194
Monahan, J. (2019). The Remember Balloons. School Library Connection & reVIEWS. https://schoollibraryconnection.com/Home/Review/2180196
Monahan, J. (2018). 1001+ Fantastic Facts about Science. Catholic Library World. 89(2), 150. https://libproxy.library.unt.edu/login?url=https://search.proquest.com/docview/2163328403?accountid=7113
Monahan, J. (2018). Staircase for the Sisters: A Story of Prayer and Saint Joseph. Catholic Library World. 89(2), 154. https://libproxy.library.unt.edu/login?url=https://search.proquest.com/docview/2163331419?accountid=7113
Monahan, J. (2018). The Marvelous Mustard Seed. Catholic Library World. 89(2), 153. https://libproxy.library.unt.edu/login?url=https://search.proquest.com/docview/2163329444?accountid=7113
Monahan, J. (2018). Born to Swing: Lil Hardin Armstrong's Life in Jazz. Catholic Library World. 89(1), 70. https://libproxy.library.unt.edu/login?url=https://search.proquest.com/docview/2133788586?accountid=7113
Monahan, J. (2018). Dig to Disaster: A Miss Mallard Mystery. School Library Connection & reVIEWS. https://schoollibraryconnection.com/Home/Review/2154372
Monahan, J. (2018). Marwan's Journey. School Library Connection & reVIEWS.
Monahan, J. (2018). Monster & Mouse Go Camping. School Library Connection & reVIEWS. https://schoollibraryconnection.com/Home/Review/2154373
Monahan, J. (2018). Robotics in Medicine. School Library Connection & reVIEWS. https://schoollibraryconnection.com/Home/Review/2154374
Monahan, J. (2018). Travel Adventures: Easter Island: Plotting Number Patterns. School Library Connection & reVIEWS. https://schoollibraryconnection.com/Home/Review/2154370
Monahan, J. (2018). Lizzy the Lioness. Catholic Library World. 88(3), 208-209.
Monahan, J. (2017). Percy, Dog of Destiny. Catholic Library World. 88(2), 141. https://libproxy.library.unt.edu:9443/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=lls&AN=127325560&scope=site
Monahan, J. (2017). Boris and the Worrisome Wakies. School Library Connection & reVIEWS. https://schoollibraryconnection.com/Home/Review/2124585
Monahan, J. (2017). Eat Up! An Infographic Exploration of Food. School Library Connection & reVIEWS. https://schoollibraryconnection.com/Home/Review/2124584
Monahan, J. (2017). Mouse Math Series. School Library Connection & reVIEWS. https://schoollibraryconnection.com/Home/Review/2124583
Monahan, J. (2017). Series Title: Space Discovery Guides. School Library Connection & reVIEWS. https://schoollibraryconnection.com/Home/Review/2124582
Monahan, J. (2017). The Story of Space. School Library Connection & reVIEWS. https://schoollibraryconnection.com/Home/Review/2124586
Monahan, J. (2017). Fearless Women: Courageous Females Who Refused to be Denied. Catholic Library World. 88(1), 67. https://libproxy.library.unt.edu:9443/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=lls&AN=125828874&scope=site
Monahan, J. (2017). Aim. Catholic Library World. 87(4), 290. Catholic Library World. https://libproxy.library.unt.edu:9443/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=lls&AN=123755329&scope=site
Monahan, J. (2017). Leather Shoe Charlie. Catholic Library World. 87(4), 292. Catholic Library World. https://libproxy.library.unt.edu:9443/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=lls&AN=123755336&scope=site
Monahan, J. (2017). Dem Bones. School Library Connection & reVIEWS. 72. https://schoollibraryconnection.com/Home/Review/2063243
Monahan, J. (2017). Fishing with Grandma. School Library Connection & reVIEWS. 60. https://schoollibraryconnection.com/Home/Review/2063241
Monahan, J. (2017). Great Big Body Book. School Library Connection & reVIEWS. 76. https://schoollibraryconnection.com/Home/Review/2063244
Monahan, J. (2017). How Things Work. School Library Connection & reVIEWS. 76. https://schoollibraryconnection.com/Home/Review/2063245
Monahan, J. (2017). Journey Based on the True Story of OR7, the Most Famous Wolf in the West. School Library Connection & reVIEWS. 70. https://schoollibraryconnection.com/Home/Review/2063242
Monahan, J. (2017). The Turncoat's Gambit. Catholic Library World. 87(3), 219-220. Catholic Library World. https://libproxy.library.unt.edu:9443/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=lls&AN=122972228&scope=site
Monahan, J. (2016). Angel Wings: New Friends. School Library Connection & reVIEWS. 58.
Monahan, J. (2016). Their Great Gift: Courage, Sacrifice, and Hope in a New Land. Catholic Library World. Catholic Library World. https://libproxy.library.unt.edu:9443/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=lls&AN=118782650&scope=site
Monahan, J. (2016). A Boy Asked the Wind. School Library Connection & reVIEWS. School Library Connection & reVIEWS+. http://reviews.librariesunlimited.com/Home/Review/2026410
Monahan, J. (2016). Stories from Bug Garden. School Library Connection & reVIEWS. School Library Connection & reVIEWS+. http://reviews.librariesunlimited.com/Home/Review/2026434
Monahan, J. (2016). The Whale. School Library Connection & reVIEWS. School Library Connection & reVIEWS+. http://reviews.librariesunlimited.com/Home/Review/2026438
Monahan, J. (2016). The Girl Who Could Not Dream. Catholic Library World. Catholic Library World. https://libproxy.library.unt.edu:9443/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=lls&AN=116674539&scope=site
Monahan, J. (2016). Amazing Graces: The Blessings of Sacramentals. Catholic Library World. Catholic Library World. https://libproxy.library.unt.edu:9443/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=lls&AN=114337852&scope=site
Monahan, J. (2016). The Rain Wizard: The Amazing, Mysterious, True Life of Charles Mallory Hatfield. Catholic Library World. Catholic Library World. https://libproxy.library.unt.edu:9443/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=lls&AN=114337918&scope=site
Monahan, J. (2016). Double Happiness. School Library Connection & reVIEWS. School Library Connection & reVIEWS+. http://reviews.librariesunlimited.com/Home/Review/1980419
Monahan, J. (2016). First Grade Dropout. School Library Connection & reVIEWS. School Library Connection & reVIEWS+. http://reviews.librariesunlimited.com/Home/Review/1980420
Monahan, J. (2016). Little Big. School Library Connection & reVIEWS. School Library Connection & reVIEWS+. http://reviews.librariesunlimited.com/Home/Review/1980421
Monahan, J. (2016). Mummy Cat. School Library Connection & reVIEWS. School Library Connection & reVIEWS+. http://reviews.librariesunlimited.com/Home/Review/1980422
Monahan, J. (2016). Traveling Butterflies. School Library Connection & reVIEWS. School Library Connection & reVIEWS+. http://reviews.librariesunlimited.com/Home/Review/1980423
Monahan, J. (2015). How to Draw Amazing Animals and Incredible Insects/How to Draw Incredible Aliens and Cool Space Stuff/How to Draw Awesome Vehicles: Land, Sea, and Air. Catholic Library World. Catholic Library World. https://libproxy.library.unt.edu:9443/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=lls&AN=110149736&scope=site
Monahan, J. (2015). The Wacky and Wonderful World through Numbers: Over 2,000 Figures and Facts. Catholic Library World. https://libproxy.library.unt.edu:9443/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=lls&AN=110149738&scope=site
Monahan, J. (2015). Soul of Christ: Meditations on a Timeless Prayer. Catholic Library World. 85(4), 276. Catholic Library World. https://libproxy.library.unt.edu:9443/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=lls&AN=103359246&scope=site
Monahan, J. (2015). Anna’s Heaven. Library Media Connection.
Monahan, J. (2015). Bad Dog Flash. Library Media Connection.
Monahan, J. (2015). Credo: Personal Testimonies of Faith. Catholic Library World. 85(3), 194. Catholic Library World. https://libproxy.library.unt.edu:9443/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=lls&AN=109289379&scope=site
Monahan, J. (2015). Prayers for Young Catholics. Catholic Library World. 85(3), 222. Catholic Library World. https://libproxy.library.unt.edu:9443/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=lls&AN=109289463&scope=site
Monahan, J. (2015). Tastes Like Music. Library Media Connection. Library Media Connection.
Monahan, J. (2015). Wednesday. Library Media Connection. Library Media Connection.
Monahan, J. (2014). A Less Than Perfect Peace. Catholic Library World. 85(2), 142. Catholic Library World. https://libproxy.library.unt.edu:9443/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=lls&AN=100378444&scope=site
Monahan, J. (2014). Me First. Library Media Connection. 33(2), 23. Library Media Connection. https://libproxy.library.unt.edu:9443/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=a9h&AN=98590746&scope=site
Monahan, J. (2014). More Super Simple Science series. Library Media Connection. 33(2), 56. Library Media Connection. https://libproxy.library.unt.edu:9443/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=a9h&AN=98590948&scope=site
Monahan, J. (2014). Sports by the Numbers series. Library Media Connection. 33(2), 50-51. Library Media Connection. https://libproxy.library.unt.edu:9443/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=a9h&AN=98590924&scope=site
Monahan, J. (2014). Up@U Adventures series. Library Media Connection. 33(2), 30. Library Media Connection. https://libproxy.library.unt.edu:9443/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=a9h&AN=98590792&scope=site
Monahan, J. (2014). Call of the Klondike: A True Gold Rush Adventure. Catholic Library World. 84(4), 293-294. Catholic Library World. https://libproxy.library.unt.edu:9443/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=lls&AN=96803802&scope=site
Monahan, J. (2014). Cuba. Catholic Library World. 84(3), 223. Catholic Library World. https://libproxy.library.unt.edu:9443/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=lls&AN=95256361&scope=site
Monahan, J. (2014). EBSCO eBook Collections e-resource. Library Media Connection. 32(4), 96. Library Media Connection. https://libproxy.library.unt.edu:9443/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=a9h&AN=94059748&scope=site
Monahan, J. (2013). A True Book – Guides to Life. Library Media Connection. https://libproxy.library.unt.edu:9443/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=a9h&AN=91687962&scope=site
Monahan, J. (2013). Exploring Hands-On Science Projects. Library Media Connection. Library Media Connection. https://libproxy.library.unt.edu:9443/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=eue&AN=91688010&scope=site
Monahan, J. (2013). Science in the Real World. Library Media Connection. https://libproxy.library.unt.edu:9443/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=a9h&AN=91688020&scope=site
Monahan, J. (2013). What Floats in a Moat?. Library Media Connection. https://libproxy.library.unt.edu:9443/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=a9h&AN=91687800&scope=site
Monahan, J. (2013). Awesome Snake Science! 40 Activities for Learning about Snakes. Library Media Connection. Library Media Connection.
Monahan, J. (2013). Bye, Bye Butterflies!. Library Media Connection.
Monahan, J. (2013). Invincible Microbe: Tuberculosis and the Never-Ending Search for a Cure. Library Media Connection. Library Media Connection.
Monahan, J. (2013). Now We Are Cool. Library Media Connection. Library Media Connection.
Monahan, J. (2013). The Frank Show. Library Media Connection. Library Media Connection.
Monahan, J. (2013). Less Is More: Spirituality for Busy Lives. FOCLIS Newsletter.
Monahan, J. (2013). PowerKnowledge Physical Science (e-resource). Library Media Connection. Library Media Connection.
Monahan, J. (2012). Martin on the Moon. Library Media Connection.
Monahan, J. (2012). Perimeter, Area, and Volume: A Monster Book of Dimensions. Library Media Connection. Library Media Connection.
Monahan, J. (2012). Pete & Gabby: The Bears Go To Town. Library Media Connection. Library Media Connection.
M. (2012). The Great Divide. Library Media Connection. Library Media Connection.
Monahan, J. (2012). The Obstinate Pen. Library Media Connection. Library Media Connection.
Journal Article
Monahan, J., French, C. (2018). What's the Real Story? SLI Session Addresses Challenge of Fake News. Texas Lone Star. 36-37. http://www.texaslonestaronline.org/texaslonestar/septoct_2018?pg=36#pg36
O'Toole, E., Barham, R., Monahan, J., (2016). The Impact of Physically Embedded Librarianship on Academic Departments. 16(3), 529-556. portal: Libraries and the Academy. https://muse.jhu.edu/article/624188
O'Toole, E., Barham, R., Monahan, J. (2016). The Impact of Physically Embedded Librarianship on Academic Departments. Other. 16(3), 529-556. John Hopkins Press.
Monahan, J. (2015). Turning News into Learning Opportunities. (3), . https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc725837/
Monahan, J. (2014). The Evolution of the Library. (4), . https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc725821/m1/1/
Monahan, J. (2014). Put the World in Perspective with Free Government Resources. Library Media Connection. 33(1), 12-13. https://libproxy.library.unt.edu:9443/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=a9h&AN=98009375&scope=site
Newsletter
Monahan, J. (2020). FOCLIS Newsletter.
Monahan, J. (2019). FOCLIS Newsletter Fall 2018/Winter 2019.
Monahan, J. (2018). FOCLIS Newsletter, Spring 2018.
Monahan, J. (2018). FOCLIS Newsletter, Fall 2017/Winter 2018.
Monahan, J. (2017). FOCLIS Newsletter.
Monahan, J. (2016). FOCLIS Newsletter.
Monahan, J. (2015). Fellowship of Christian Librarians and Information Specialists Newletter.
Monahan, J. (2014). Fellowship of Christian Librarians and Information Specialists Newsletter.
Monahan, J. (2014). Fellowship of Christian Librarians and Information Specialists Newsletter.
Monahan, J. (2013). Fellowship of Christian Librarians and Information Specialists Newsletter.

Awarded Grants

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Grant - Research
Monahan, J., "UNT Title 3," University of North Texas, $20000 Funded. (20112013).
Grant - Service
Monahan, J., Newsom, M. (Co-Principal), Robson, D. (Supporting), Sittel, R. (Supporting), "UNT Libraries Juvenile Collection Breakout," Sponsored by Dean's Innovation Grant / UNT Libraries, University of North Texas, $2000 Funded. (September 1, 2020August 31, 2021).
Sponsored Research
Monahan, J. (Co-Principal), Glover, R. (Co-Principal), "Office for Faculty Success Mentoring Grant," Sponsored by UNT Office for Faculty Success, University of North Texas, $880 Funded. (September 1, 2016August 31, 2017).
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Summative Rating
Challenge and
Engagement Index
Response Rate

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  • Overall Summative Rating (median):
    This rating represents the combined responses of students to the four global summative items and is presented to provide an overall index of the class’s quality. Overall summative statements include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 5 = Excellent, 3 = Good, and 1= Very poor):
    • The course as a whole was
    • The course content was
    • The instructor’s contribution to the course was
    • The instructor’s effectiveness in teaching the subject matter was
  • Challenge and Engagement Index:
    This rating combines student responses to several SPOT items relating to how academically challenging students found the course to be and how engaged they were. Challenge and Engagement Index items include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 7 = Much higher, 4 = Average, and 1 = Much lower):
    • Do you expect your grade in this course to be
    • The intellectual challenge presented was
    • The amount of effort you put into this course was
    • The amount of effort to succeed in this course was
    • Your involvement in course (doing assignments, attending classes, etc.) was
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