Eduardo M. Tinoco, MLIS

Associate University Librarian &

Business Librarian


Gaughan & Tiberti Business Library


USC Marshall School of Business &

USC Leventhal School of Accounting

University of Southern California

Office Location:

Accounting Building

3660 Trousdale Parkway

Room 234 D

University Park Campus

Los Angeles, CA 90089

(213) 740-9167




Research Interests:

  • Student Veteran Educational Attainment
  • Higher Education Student Veteran Services
  • Library & Information Science
  • Academic Library Leadership
  • Public Library Services & Administration
  • 20th Century American Literature
  • US Civil War
  • Military Science
  • World War II History
  • US Army Special Operations
  • Corporate Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Public Company Financial Filings

Subject Selection Responsibilities & Expertise:

  • Economics
  • Business
  • Accounting

Picture taken from the US Bank Tower in Downtown Los Angeles, January 2013

Automobile Club of Southern California - West San Fernando Valley map, 1917, image from the USC Digital Library




University of Southern California - Los Angeles, California

Doctorate of Education, Higher Education Leadership (expected 2018)


San Jose State University - San Jose, California

Master of Library and Information Science, 2000    


California State University, Northridge - Northridge, California

Bachelor of Arts, English, 1995

Other Education:

Harvard University – Cambridge, Massachusetts

              Graduate School of Education, Harvard Institutes for Higher Education

              Leadership Institute for Academic Librarians, 2012


United States Army - Fort Benning, Georgia

Basic Non-Commissioned Officers Course, US Army Infantry Center, 1987

Primary Leadership Development Course, US Army Infantry Center, 1987

Ranger Course 12-86, Headquarters, Ranger Training Brigade, 1986

Professional Experience:

Paralyzed Veterans of America Research Foundation Corporation (July 2014 - December 2017)  

          Member, Board of Directors, PVA Research Foundation

University of Southern California (March 2004 - Present)

                               the Public Enterprise (April 2014 - Present)

USC Libraries

City of Los Angeles (November 2011 - September 2013)

Commissioner - Board of Library Commissioners, Los Angeles Public Library

Nominated by Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, Confirmed by the Los Angeles City Council.

Term ended when Mayor Eric Garcetti named replacement.

Lehman Brothers, Inc. (October 2000 - March 2004)

Business Librarian - Los Angeles Office

Motion Picture Association of America, Inc. (January 1995 - September 2000)

Internet Investigations Database Coordinator - Worldwide Anti-Piracy Department (July 1998 - September 2000)

Administrative Assistant - Classification and Ratings Administration (January 1995 - June 1998)

Selected Presentations:

Tinoco, E. M. "Boots on the Ground: Making Academic Libraries Work for Veterans," (2015). American Library Association's Annual Conference and Exhibition, San Francisco, CA.

Tinoco, E. M. "Student Veteran Services @ USC," (2014). Fight On! For Outstanding Advising Conference, University of Southern California Council of Academic Advisors.  Los Angeles, CA.

Tinoco, E. M. "Librarianship: Today and in the Future," (2013). Chinese American Librarians Association, Southern California Chapter. CALA-SCA Annual Conference, Co-sponsored by Chinese American Librarians Association Southern California Chapter and The California Librarian Association Chinese American Librarians Interest Group. Bruggemeyer Library, Monterrey Park, CA.

Tinoco, E. M., Tyson, S., & Tucker, C. "Just Food and Fair Food: A Multidisciplinary Exploration," organized event, (2013). USC Visions & Voices: The Arts and Humanities Intiative. Los Angeles, CA.

Tinoco, E. M. "Is Troy only a good name for a football team? Or does it hold a deeper meaning at USC? And if so, what exactly does Troy signify?" panel, (2012). Sydney Harman Academy for Polymathic Study/ROTC Polymathic Pizza Event. Doheny Memorial Libary, University of Southern California. Los Angeles, CA.

Tinoco, E. M. "Campus Conversations: Honoring USC Veterans," panel, (2010). Tutor Campus Center Grand Opening Week, University of Southern California. Los Angeles, CA.

Tinoco, E. M. "Taking Charge of your Career in Today's Job Market," panel, (2008). USC Career Planning & Placement Center, USC Student Affairs Alumni Association. Los Angeles, CA.

Tinoco, E. M., & Juricek, J. "Introduction to Business Resources," (2008).  USC Libraries Reference Workshop Training Series, University of Southern California.  Los Angeles, CA.

Selected Publications:

Tinoco, E. M. "Civil War Biograhies from the Western Waters." CHOICE September 2015; doi 10.5860/CHOICE 53-0012

Tinoco, E. M. "Presidential Libraries and Museums," Internet Resource. CHOICE July 2015 ; doi: 10.5860/CHOICE. 52-5674

Tinoco, E.M. "Student Veterans in Higher Education: A Transitional Challenge." Community Investments. Federal Reserve Bank: San Francisco, CA. Vol 26 No. 3 (2015): 29.

Tinoco, E.M. “Manweller, Matthew, ed.: Chronology of the US Presidency: v1: George Washington through James Knox Polk; v2: Zachary Taylor through Benjamin Harrison; v3: William McKinley through John F. Kennedy; v4: Lyndon Baines Johnson through Barrack Hussein Obama Jr.”  CHOICE September 2012 ; doi: 10.5860/CHOICE. 50-0036 p54

Tinoco, E.M. “Fredriksen, John C.: Fighting Elites: A History of U.S. Special Forces.”  CHOICE May 2012 ; doi: 10.5860/CHOICE. 49-4820 p1623.

"Original Darby Ranger, James McVay, 89, Passed Away May 24, 2012."  Patrolling.  75th Ranger Regiment Association: Columbus, GA.  Vol. 27 No. 1&2 (2012): 126.

Tinoco, E.M. “Gutek, Gerald: Pathways to the Presidency A Guide to the Lives, Homes, and Museums of the U.S. Presidents.” CHOICE December 2011 ; doi: 10.5860/CHOICE. 49-1831 p656.

Tinoco, E.M. "Chapman, Peter. The last of the imperious rich: Lehman Brothers, 1844- 2008." CHOICE October 2011 ; doi: 10.5860/CHOICE. 49-0965 p358.

Tinoco, E.M. "Johnson, Stephen K.: The Harvard Business Review annotated bibliography: all articles, 1922 through 2007, with indexes to authors, titles and subjects." CHOICE January 2011 ; doi: 10.5860/CHOICE. 48-2452 p873.

Tinoco, E. M. "International Trade Data Network," Internet Resource. CHOICE August 2010 ; doi: 10.5860/CHOICE. 47-6630

Rest in Peace Ranger McDowell.”  Patrolling.  75th Ranger Regiment Association: Columbus, GA.  Vol. 23 No. 1 (2008): 20.

Commencement at USC Plus Military Education Equals Dedication.”  Simi Valley Star.  Scripps Newspaper Group: Simi Valley, CA.  (May 13, 2005): B9.



5th Mexican Census, dated 15 May 1930

lines 12 & 13 list my maternal grandparents

Teofilo Morales & Ramona Patiño.

lines 14 through 19 list my aunts & uncles.       

line 20 lists my maternal great-grandmother, Maria Soledad Angel.

line 21 lists my great uncle, Catarino Patiño.    


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       Last updated on 30 August 2017