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Ms. Aida (Marissa) Smith

Librarian Instructor, Arts, Humanities & Education
Ms. Aida (Marissa) Smith


M.L.S. in Library and Information Science
San Jose State University
B.A. in History
Southern Adventist University

Intellectual Contributions

Book Chapter: Content Wrangling for LibGuides Administrators

Aida Marissa Smith
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

Book Review: The Accidental Data Scientist

Aida Marissa Smith
October (4th Quarter/Autumn) 2015
Journal of Web Librarianship

Book Review: Location-Aware Services and QR Codes for Libraries

Aida Marissa Smith
October (4th Quarter/Autumn) 2015
Journal of Web Librarianship / Taylor and Francis

Guest Blog Post: The Scholarly Database Differential

Aida Marissa Smith
April (2nd Quarter/Spring) 1, 2015
APUS Online Learning Tips

Book Review: User Experience Design for Libraries

Aida Marissa Smith
January (1st Quarter/Winter) 2015
Journal of Web Librarianship / Taylor and Francis

A virtual, globally dispersed Twenty-First century academic library system

Raymond J Uzwyshyn, Aida Marissa Smith, Priscilla Coulter, Christy R Stevens, Susan J Hyland
The Reference Librarian/Routledge


The Librarian Liaison Program at American Public University System, an e-University

West Virginia Library Association Annual Meeting
October 9, 2014

Certifications and Licensure

May 2020
Level II Designation in The Consumer Health Information Specialization Program
Medical Library Association
November 1, 2017
Academy of Health Information Professionals (AHIP)
Medical Library Association
July 1, 2018
Professional Teaching Certificate
State of West Virginia

Awards & Honors

June 16, 2021
2020 University Strategic Initiative – Catalyst – Learning Management System Migration
During 2020, the earner of this badge made significant contributions to the migration of courses to a new online classroom to improve user experience, promote student-to-student and faculty-to-student interaction, enable a robust mobile classroom, and further differentiate APUS as a leader in online learning.
November 2013
Creative Use of Technology Award
Association for Continuing Higher Education (ACHE)
IMS Global Learning Consortium Gold Award
APUS Online Course Guides Initiative: A University Alternative to Textbooks.
NUTN Distance Education Innovation Honorable Mention
American Public University System Library Guides: Doppler Shift Project.