Jeffrey Graf serves as Reference Associate and Computer Service Coordinator for the Reference Services Department. In this role he has worked extensively with doctoral students, faculty and outside scholars on a variety of topics, including: eugenics, arts and politics in Senegal, the “learning pyramid,” Upton Sinclair, Wagner and Jung, Hispanics in the press, and other diverse and varied inquiries. He also serves as one of the research editors of the Yale Book of Quotations.
Jeff’s research interests include citation discovery, management and metrics; historical research; and chasing quotations. His current projects include work with alternative metrics, articles by and about the poet Helen Gray Cone, and significant government documents of the 1930s (annotated).
An expert user of EndNote, Jeff has offered consultations and taught classes on the use of this citation management system. He is also a past recipient of the Library Angel Award, given to a full-time staff member or librarian who has demonstrated an extraordinary commitment to excellence and gone above and beyond to help students and faculty with their research needs. Prior to joining the Reference Services Department, he served as a Library Associate in Government Publications from 1973-1987. Jeff received his M.A. from Indiana University and his A.B. from Princeton University.