Thomas Ottaviano is a business and economics librarian at Cornell University’s Mann Library. He received his master’s degree in library science from the State University of New York at Buffalo. He served as a reference and instruction librarian at the State University of New York at Geneseo from 2004 until 2012, when he started at Cornell. Ottaviano started teaching lessons and offering workshops in the fields of business and economics while at Geneseo. He has worked most notably in the areas of company and industry research, finance, marketing, consumer behavior, market research, macroeconomic data, and demographic data.