Tara Murray Grove
Librarian for Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures
W319 Pattee Library
MLIS, University of Pittsburgh, 2000
BA, Bard College, German Studies, 1998
Tara serves as the subject specialist in the University Libraries for Germanic and Slavic languages, literatures, and cultures, and for linguistics. She also oversees video collections and services through the University Libraries Music & Media Center.
Tara has prior experience in specialized libraries and served as the president of the Special Libraries Association (SLA) in 2020 and 2021. She was recognized as a Fellow of SLA in 2017.
- “How Multilingual Is Area Studies? Citation Patters of German Studies Scholars at American Institutions,” College & Research Libraries, forthcoming.
- “The First but not the Only: Vivian Davidson Hewitt’s Legacy in Special Librarianship.” Contributed Paper, Source Forward: Special Libraries Association Annual Conference, 2022.
- “Streaming Video Services in Academic Libraries: Charting a Post-COVID Course.” Pennsylvania Libraries: Research and Practice 9, no. 2 (2021).
- “Transforming a Match Factory into the American Philatelic Research Library in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania.” In New Libraries in Old Buildings: Creative Reuse, edited by Petra Hauke, Karen Latimer, and Robert Niess. Berlin: de Gruyter/Saur, 2021. 336-353.