Caro Pinto

Liaison to:

  • Critical Social Thought
  • Spanish, Latin American & Latina/o Studies
  • German Studies
  • Asian Studies
  • Environmental Studies

Contact info:

Williston Library 432
(413) 538-3570

I can help you with:

  • Research (where to start, finding sources, citing sources, etc.)
  • Citation management software (e.g. RefWorks)
  • Questions about intellectual property (Creative Commons, copyright, etc.)
  • Moodle
  • Digital Humanities
  • and more!

Services include:

  • Custom instruction classes in library research including introduction to library research at Mt. Holyoke, locating scholarly materials, evaluating sources, using discipline specific databases, effective web tools for research
  • Technology workshops including creating a blog, digital storytelling, image editing, wikis, presentations, using ella tools
  • One on one consultations to develop and support the use of technology tools and/or research projects in courses
  • Development of the library's collection in liaison areas


 Caro Pinto joined Mount Holyoke College LITS as Library & Instructional Technology Liaison in 2013. From 2011–2013, she was Critical Social Inquiry Librarian at Hampshire College where she oversaw collections, provided instructional services, incorporated educational technology in the curriculum, and taught digital humanities. From 2009 until 2011, she was an archivist in Manuscripts and Archives at the Yale University Library where she arranged and described three collections relating to the John Hay Whitney and Betsey Cushing Whitney family, taught research education courses, and provided reference and outreach services. Her work has appeared in the The Chronicle of Higher Education and Archive Journal. She is also a reviews editor for dh + lib. Pinto is graduate of Smith College, holds an MA in history from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and a MS in library and information science from Simmons College.