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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Monika Antonelli

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Monika Antonelli

Associate Professor Reference/Outreach Librarian
Voice: (507) 389-2507 Fax: (507) 389-


I serve as a Reference/Outreach Librarian in the Memorial Library and enjoy working with MSU students, faculty and staff. The reference and instruction services I provide include:

  • Scheduled reference desk hours
  • Appointments for individual assistance
  • Library orientation and tours
  • Library instruction services
  • Research consultation

I am also responsible for collection development for the following areas:

  • Academic departments: Ethnic Studies, Gender and Women's Studies, and Social Studies

If you need assistance students, faculty and staff can contact me by email or call me at (507)389-2507.


MS Library Science, University of North Texas, Denton, Texas 1992    

MS Drama, North Texas State University, Denton, Texas 1988

BA Theatre and Drama, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 1982

Continuing Education

The RADA Summer School, Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, London, United Kingdom, 2002


Permaculture Consultant 2005


Reference/Outreach Librarian
MinnesotaState University, Mankato
Mankato, Minnesota
2007 - present

Reference Librarian
University of North Texas (previously North Texas State University)
Denton, Texas
1992 – 2007


Professional Memberships:

  • American Library Association (ALA)
  • Progressive Librarian Guild (PLG)
  • Minnesota Library Association (MLA)

Selected Publications

Scholarly Articles

Antonelli, Monika, Jeff Kempe, and Greg Sidberry. "And Now for Something Completely Different ... Theatrical Techniques for Library Instruction." Research Strategies 17 (October 2000): 177-185.

Antonelli, Monika. "Saddle Up for Reading." Journal of Youth Services in Libraries 10 (Spring 1997): 253-263.

Newsletter Article

Antonelli, Monika. "The North Texas Peak Oil Challenge." The Denton Scramble 7 (March 2006): 4-6.

Conference Proceeding

Antonelli, Monika and Martha Tarlton "Real-Time Virtual Reference at the University of North Texas." In proceedings of the 2000 conference for the Consortium of College and University Media Centers, October 19-23, 2000.

Book Chapter

Antonelli, Monika and Martha Tarlton. "The University of North Texas Libraries' Online Reference Help Desk." In Digital Reference in the New Millennium: Planning, Management, and Evaluation, edited by R. David Lankes, John W. Collins III, and Abby S. Kasowitz. New York: Neal-Schuman Publishers, 2000.


Green Libraries


Antonelli, Monika and Beth Thomsett-Scott. "MarketingChat @ YourLibrary: If You Build It, Will They Come?" presented at the RUSA / MARS 2003 Preconference, ALA Digital Reference @ Your Library II: Directions and Opportunities Poster Session.

Antonelli, Monika and Martha Tarlton. "Good, Fast, and Cheap: Chatroom Reference," Amigos Member Conference, Dallas, Texas, May 1, 2002.


Creative Activities

Voice Actor

Dragon Ball Z. Animated nationally syndicated television program. Characters: Puar and Chiao-Tzu

Dragon Ball. Animated nationally syndicated television program. Characters: Puar and Chiao-Tzu

Dragon Ball: Mystical Adventure. Animated movie. Characters: Puar and Chiao-Tzu.

Dragon Ball: Sleeping Princess in Devil's Castle. Animated movie. Characters: Launch 2 and Puar.