Eduardo Tinoco

Business Librarian
USC Libraries Gaughan & Tiberti Business Library & Accounting Library
Office: 3660 Trousdale Parkway

Research Areas

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A first-generation college student, Eduardo Tinoco holds a Doctor of Education Degree from the USC Rossier School of Education, a Master of Library and Information Science Degree from San Jose State University, a Bachelor of Arts Degree, in English, from California State University, Northridge. 

Prior to pursuing his education, Dr. Tinoco served with the United States Army’s 75th Ranger Regiment and 6th Ranger Training Battalion. He continues actively involved with several veterans’ groups at both the National and local levels.


        Research Interest & Academic Subject Expertise


Student Veteran Educational Attainment


Higher Education Student Services


Academic Librarianship & Administration


Public Library Services & Administration

Military Science

Corporate Mergers & Acquisitions

Naval History


With over twenty-years of work experience in the entertainment, financial, and education fields, Dr. Tinoco's expertise in qualitative and quantitative business research and analysis is essential to the support of the faculty, staff, and students at the USC Marshall School of Business and the USC Leventhal School of Business.  As the Economics subject librarian, he is also responsible for providing support to the Economic Department in the USC Dana and David Dornsife College of Letter, Arts, and Sciences. 

A former USC Libraries senior administrator and Los Angeles Public Library Commissioner, Ed's experience with the work of public library and academic library operations and services, give him the ability to think strategically and provide vision in any library environment.  An effective communicator, in two languages, he has the versatility to work with all levels of an organization.    


  • University of Southern California – Los Angeles, California

    • Doctorate in Education, Higher Education Leadership

  • San Jose State University - San Jose, California

    • Master of Library and Information Science

  • California State University, Northridge - Northridge, California

    • Bachelor of Arts, English

Other Education:

  • Harvard University - Cambridge, Massachusetts

    • Graduate School of Education, Harvard Institutes of Higher Education

      • Leadership Institute for Academic Librarians, 2012

  • United States Army - Fort Benning, Georgia

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

    • Primary Leadership Development Course, US Army Infantry Center

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

Subject Matter Expertise

  • Accounting
  • Business
  • Economics