Eduardo M. Tinoco, MLIS

Associate University Librarian

USC Libraries

Business Librarian

USC Marshall School of Business &

USC Leventhal School of Accounting

University of Southern California


Roy P. Crocker Business Library

Hoffman Hall, 201E

University Park Campus

Los Angeles, CA 90089-1422

(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:

  • Accounting
  • Business
  • Economics
  • Military Science
  • Naval History

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

Automobile Club of Southern California - West San Fernando Valley map, 1917



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 Publications:

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.

"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.


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.

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: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries, 50.1 (September 2012): p54


Tinoco, E.M. “Fredriksen, John C.: Fighting Elites: A History of U.S. Special Forces.”  Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries, 49.7 (May 2012): p1623.


Tinoco, E.M. “Gutek, Gerald: Pathways to the Presidency A Guide to the Lives, Homes, and Museums of the U.S. Presidents.” Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries, 49.4 (Dec 2011): p656.

Tinoco, E.M. "Chapman, Peter. The last of the imperious rich: Lehman Brothers, 1844- 2008." CHOICE: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries, 49.2 (Oct. 2011): 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: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries, 48.5 (Jan. 2011): p873.



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 12 May 2015