Julie Castelluzzo

Librarian (Electronic Services / Electrical Engineering / Computer Science)

Julie Castelluzzo is a librarian whose focus is access to electronic resources in all subject areas related to curriculum at The Cooper Union. She addresses issues related to discovery of these resources, including e-books and e-journals, whether access is provided by The Cooper Union, consortium libraries such as at NYU and the New School, or New York Public Library. Julie is also a subject specialist in electrical engineering and computer science and enjoys working closely with students and faculty in those disciplines.

Originally from the Finger Lakes region of New York State, Julie earned her Bachelor of Science degree in psychology at Syracuse University before relocating to New York City in 1987. Prior to joining The Cooper Union as an assistant librarian in 1995, she was technical services librarian at the investment banking library of Kidder Peabody & Co., Inc.

Julie holds a Master of Science degree with honors in library service from Columbia University and a Master of Science degree in computer science with a specialization in AI from the Courant Institute of New York University. She is a member of the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL), a division of the American Library Association, as well as the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).

Julie's accomplishments include coordinating the library's development of digital collections for the Cooper Union 100th Anniversary Photographs and the Cooper Union Annual Reports 1860-1884. She currently serves as a member of the Institutional Review Board and the Faculty-Student Senate, and is the librarian representative to the union for full-time faculty and librarians, the CUFCT.

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  • Founded by inventor, industrialist and philanthropist Peter Cooper in 1859, The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art offers education in art, architecture and engineering, as well as courses in the humanities and social sciences.

  • “My feelings, my desires, my hopes, embrace humanity throughout the world,” Peter Cooper proclaimed in a speech in 1853. He looked forward to a time when, “knowledge shall cover the earth as waters cover the great deep.”

  • From its beginnings, Cooper Union was a unique institution, dedicated to founder Peter Cooper's proposition that education is the key not only to personal prosperity but to civic virtue and harmony.

  • Peter Cooper wanted his graduates to acquire the technical mastery and entrepreneurial skills, enrich their intellects and spark their creativity, and develop a sense of social justice that would translate into action.