Faculty

  • Name
  • Title
  • Departments
  • Contact
Jason Battles

Jason Battles

Dean of Libraries

  • Dean's Office
Amy Allen

Amy Allen

University Archivist

  • Special Collections
Carolyn Allen

Carolyn Allen

Special Assistant to the Provost

  • Dean's Office
Martha Anderson

Martha Anderson

Head, Digital Services Department

  • Content and Digital Initiatives
  • Digital and Open Engagement
  • Digital Services
  • Research and Instruction Services
  • Research and Learning
Drew Beisswenger

Drew Beisswenger

Music & Media Cataloging Librarian; Performing Arts Librarian

  • Cataloging and Metadata Services
  • Content and Digital Initiatives
  • Content Services
  • Research and Instruction Services
  • Research and Learning
Lori Birrell

Lori Birrell

Associate Dean for Special Collections

  • Dean's Office
  • Special Collections
Molly Boyd

Molly Boyd

English, Communication, & Journalism Librarian

  • Research and Instruction Services
  • Research and Learning

Laura Cameron

Education Librarian

  • Research and Instruction Services
  • Research and Learning

Donna Daniels

Social Science and Government Documents Librarian

  • Research and Instruction Services
  • Research and Learning
Kara Flynn

Kara Flynn

Education & Engagement Archivist

  • Special Collections

Tess Gibson

Director of Resource Sharing Services

  • Interlibrary Loan
  • Research and Learning
Mary Gilbertson

Mary Gilbertson

Head of Acquisitions, Librarian / Professor

  • Acquisitions
  • Content and Digital Initiatives
  • Content Services
Adriana Gonzalez

Adriana Gonzalez

Associate Dean for Research and Learning

  • Dean's Office
  • Research and Learning
Melanie Griffin

Melanie Griffin

Director of Special Collections Services

  • Special Collections
Melody Herr

Melody Herr

Head, Office of Scholarly Communications

  • Content and Digital Initiatives
  • Digital and Open Engagement
  • Scholarly Communications
Cole Hudson

Cole Hudson

Director of Information Systems and Technology

  • Content and Digital Initiatives
  • Information Systems and Technology

Normastel Johnson

Adjunct Assoc Librarian

  • Research and Instruction Services
  • Research and Learning
Phillip Jones

Phillip Jones

Director of the Fine Arts Library

  • Fine Arts Library
  • Research and Instruction Services
  • Research and Learning
Beth Juhl

Beth Juhl

Web Services Librarian

  • Content and Digital Initiatives
  • Information Systems and Technology
  • Research and Instruction Services
  • Research and Learning
  • Web Services

Deborah Kulczak

Director of Content Services

  • Cataloging and Metadata Services
  • Content and Digital Initiatives
  • Content Services
  • Research and Instruction Services
  • Research and Learning
Lora Lennertz

Lora Lennertz

Data Services Librarian

  • Content and Digital Initiatives
  • Data Services
  • Digital and Open Engagement
Jay McAllister

Jay McAllister

Engineering and Honors College Librarian

  • Research and Instruction Services
  • Research and Learning

Marina Narvaez

Business Librarian

  • Research and Instruction Services
Necia Parker-Gibson

Necia Parker-Gibson

Agriculture Librarian

  • Research and Instruction Services
  • Research and Learning
Stephanie Pierce

Stephanie Pierce

Interim Director of User Services and Director of the Physics Library

  • Physics Library
  • Research and Instruction Services
  • Research and Learning
  • User Services
Michele Reilly

Michele Reilly

Digital Projects Coordinator

  • Content and Digital Initiatives
  • Information Systems and Technology
Judy Robinson

Judy Robinson

Clinical Assistant Librarian

  • Cataloging and Metadata Services
  • Content and Digital Initiatives
  • Content Services
Luti Salisbury

Luti Salisbury

Distinguished Professor, Director of the Chemistry and Biochemistry Library

  • Chemistry and Biochemistry Library
  • Research and Instruction Services
  • Research and Learning
Virginia Siegel

Virginia Siegel

Coordinator of Arkansas Folk and Traditional Arts

  • Arkansas Folk Arts
  • Special Collections
Mandi Smith

Mandi Smith

Asst Librarian

  • Collection Development Strategies
  • Content and Digital Initiatives
  • Content Services
Tony Stankus

Tony Stankus

Distinguished Professor, Health Sciences Librarian

  • Research and Instruction Services
  • Research and Learning
Katrina Windon

Katrina Windon

Collections Management and Processing Unit Head

  • Special Collections
Joshua Youngblood

Joshua Youngblood

Rare Books Librarian, Special Collections Instruction & Outreach Unit Head

  • Research and Instruction Services
  • Research and Learning
  • Special Collections

Jason Battles

Dean of Libraries

  • Master of Library Science, 1995
    The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
  • Master of Arts, History, 1993
    The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
  • Bachelor of Arts, Majors: History and Political Science, Minor: English, 1991
    Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, Alabama

Publications

Refereed

  • Jason J. Battles, Sean Watkins, and Rachel Vacek. “Streamlining Data for Cross-Platform Web Delivery.” Journal of Web Librarianship, 7:1 (2013): 95-108.
  • Jason J. Battles, Lindley C. Shedd, and Valerie D. Glenn. “Rethinking the Library Game: Creating an Alternate Reality with Social Media.” Journal of Web Librarianship, 5:2 (2011): 114-131.
  • Jason J. Battles. “Designing and Building a Collaborative Intranet for All.” Journal of Web Librarianship, 4:2-3 (2010): 251-263.
  • Jason J. Battles. “Racial Politics and the 1966 Alabama Gubernatorial Election.” The Alabama Review, XLIX (April 1996): 108-122.

Non-Refereed

  • Battles, Jason J. and Joseph (Jody) D. Combs. "Building a Web-Based Laboratory so Users Can Experiment with New Services." Computers in Libraries January 2008: 12-14, 44.

Book Chapters

  • Jason J. Battles. “Law, Labor, and the Freedmen’s Bureau in Alabama, 1865-1867.” in Kenneth Noe (Ed.), The Yellowhammer War: The Civil War and Reconstruction in Alabama. Tuscaloosa, Alabama: The University of Alabama Press, 2014.
  • Jason J. Battles. “Beyond the Board: Alternate Reality Games in Libraries.” in Breanne Kirsch (Ed.), Making and Using Games in Libraries. Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 2014.
  • Jason J. Battles. “Designing and Building a Collaborative Library Intranet for All.” in Nina McHale (Ed.), Designing and Developing Library Intranets. Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge, 2013.

Other Publications

Book Reviews

  • Jack Bass and Walter De Vries. The Transformation of Southern Politics: Social Change and Political Consequence Since 1945. In Southern Historian 18 (Spring 1997): 82-84.
  • Harvey H. Jackson III, Rivers of History: Life on the Coosa, Tallapoosa, Cahaba, and Alabama. In Southern Historian 17 (Spring 1996): 100-101.

Presentations

Refereed

  • Jason J. Battles and Gina Costello. “Evolving Statewide Digital Libraries.” Coalition for Networked Information Spring 2019 Membership Meeting. April 9, 2019. St. Louis, Missouri.
  • Jason J. Battles. “Usable Accessibility in Library Web Design.” Library Information Technology Association 2013 National Forum. November 9, 2013. Louisville, Kentucky.
  • Jason J. Battles. “HTML5: Power, Promise, Pitfalls.” Internet Librarian 2012. October 24, 2012. Monterey, California.
  • Jason J. Battles. “Human Factors in Library Resource Discovery Systems: A Study of Information Seeking Patterns in a Modern Academic Environment.” Library Information Technology Association 2012 National Forum. October 5, 2012. Columbus, Ohio.
  • Jason J. Battles, Nina McHale, and Rachel Vacek. “Building a Single User Experience.” Internet Librarian 2011. October 18, 2011. Monterey, California.
  • Jason J. Battles, Rachel Vacek, and Sean Watkins. “Streamlining Data for Cross-Platform Web Delivery.” Preconference workshop. Internet Librarian 2011. October 16, 2011. Monterey, California.
  • Jason J. Battles, Shawn M. Averkamp, and Thomas C. Wilson. “Building a Habitat for the Digital Humanities.” Library Information Technology Association 2011 National Forum. October 1, 2011. St. Louis, Missouri.
  • Jason J. Battles, Catherine Baird, Nina McHale, and Rachel Vacek. “Migrating to Drupal: Open Source Library Intranets.” Preconference workshop. Internet Librarian 2010. October 23, 2010. Monterey, California.
  • Jason J. Battles, Valerie Glenn, and Lindley Shedd. “Rethinking the Library Game: Creating an Alternate Reality with Social Media.” Library Information Technology Association 2010 National Forum. October 1, 2010. Atlanta, Georgia.
  • Jason J. Battles, Valerie Glenn, and Lindley Shedd. “A New Approach to the Library Game: Creating an Alternate Reality with Social Media.” Poster session. EDUCAUSE Southeast Regional Conference. June 3, 2010. Atlanta, Georgia.
  • Jason J. Battles, Lisa Campbell, Jill E. Grogg, Michael Pearce, and Marliese Thomas. “How to Select Discovery Interfaces.” Preconference. Alabama Library Association 2010 Annual Convention. April 13, 2010. Huntsville, Alabama.
  • Jason J. Battles. “Building Environments and Tools to Engage Library Users.” SOLINET Annual Membership Meeting 2009. May 15, 2009. Atlanta, Georgia.
  • Jason J. Battles and Joseph (Jody) D. Combs. “Building a Web-Based Laboratory for Library Users.” Library Information Technology Association 2008 National Forum. October 18, 2008. Cincinnati, Ohio.
  • Jason J. Battles and Dale Poulter. “Hacking Web 2.0: Protecting wikis, blogs, and SQL databases.” Library Information Technology Association 2008 National Forum. October 18, 2008. Cincinnati, Ohio.
  • Jason J. Battles, Jim Blansett, Dickie Cox, and Thomas C. Wilson. “Open Source Solutions for 21st Century Libraries.” Alabama Library Association 2008 Annual Convention. April 24, 2008. Birmingham, Alabama.
  • Jason J. Battles. “Carl Elliott and the 1966 Alabama Gubernatorial Election.” Alabama Historical Association 1995 Annual Meeting. April 22, 1995. Auburn, Alabama.

Invited

  • Jason J. Battles, Madeleine Casad, Gina Costello, Don Gilstrap, Holly Mercer, and Tom Wilson. “Sustaining Digital Humanities Centers.” Digitorium Conference 2018. October 4, 2018. Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
  • Jason J. Battles. “The Freedmen’s Bureau in Alabama, 1865-1867.” ArchTreats: Food for Thought - Alabama History Lectures Sponsored by the Friends of the Alabama Archives. July 16, 2015. Montgomery, Alabama.
  • Jason J. Battles. “Alternate Reality, Social Media, and Library Game Making.” Library Information Technology Association Game Making Interest Group (American Library Association Annual Conference). June 24, 2012. Anaheim, California.
  • Jason J. Battles. “Leveraging Librarians: Digital Humanities in Academic Libraries.” Association of Research Libraries Leadership Symposium (American Library Association Midwinter Meeting). January 21, 2012. Dallas, Texas.
  • Jason J. Battles, Chris Evjy, Monique Sendze, Steve Teeri, and Rachel Vacek. “Drupal FAIL Panel.” American Library Association Annual Conference. June 27, 2011. New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • Jason J. Battles. “The Online Library Environment: Projects and Challenges at the University of Alabama Libraries.” ASERL ITDIIG Webinar. July 21, 2010.
  • Jason J. Battles. “A New Approach to the Library Game.” LYRASIS Alabama Member Meeting 2009. December 11, 2009. Montevallo, Alabama.

Experience

Deputy University Librarian

December 2014 to August 2021
University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia

  • Administrative responsibility for the following areas:
    • Library Technology Support – desktop, network, and software support
    • Cataloging Department
    • Digital Library of Georgia
    • Digital stewardship and preservation
    • Facilities and security for Main, Science, and Carnegie libraries
    • GALILEO Development – programming and system administration for state initiative used by academic institutions, public libraries, and K-12
    • GIL Technology Support – manages ILS for 28 institutions in Georgia
    • Map and Government Information Library
    • Marketing and communications
    • Research Data Management (associated position projected Summer 2021)
    • Research facilities – librarians at UGA's Griffin and Tifton campuses
    • Willson Center Digital Humanities Lab
  • Responsible for all faculty and staff in these areas (70 FTE total, 9 FTE reports).
  • Sole senior administrator with involvement in budgets, facilities, personnel, collections, and overall strategic direction of the University of Georgia Libraries.
    • Directing UGA Libraries' 2027 Diversity and Inclusive Excellence Planning
    • Directed process and creation of UGA Libraries' 2025 Strategic Plan
    • Planned approach to resumption of operations during COVID-19 pandemic
    • Directing participation in Google Books digitization project
    • Involved in hiring of all library faculty members
    • Involved in all major aspects of annual budget planning and development
    • Substantial involvement in several significant library renovations
  • Serve as backup for the University Librarian and represent the organization as needed at campus, state, regional, and national conferences and meetings.

Associate Dean, Library Technology Planning and Policy

January 2013 to November 2014
The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama

  • Administrative responsibility for the following areas:
    • Area Computing Services – desktop, network, and software support
    • Digital Services – digitization and digital preservation
    • Infrastructure and Application Development – software programming
    • Integrated Library Systems and E-Resources Management
    • Web Services – web presence creation, design, and management
  • Responsible for all faculty and staff in these areas (22 FTE total, 8 FTE reports).
  • Administer and manage development of the open source Acumen digital repository discovery application.
  • Manage the University Libraries' technology budget.
  • Work with the campus Office of Information Technology on infrastructure planning.
  • Member of the Libraries Executive Committee (senior administrative team).

Director, Office of Library Technology and Associate Professor

July 2011 to December 2012
The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama

  • Responsible for core technologies, applications, and web sites.
  • Assist the University Libraries' administration with technology planning.
  • Set priorities and goals in supervising the management of Area Computing Services (ACS). ACS staff (6 FTEs) was responsible for installing and maintaining over 800 desktop and laptop computers for students, faculty, and library staff. ACS also provides network, software, and server support for key applications and software training for library staff.
  • Primary backup for the Associate Dean of Library Technology
  • Continued responsibilities as Head of the Web Services Department.

Head, Web Services Department and Assistant Professor

July 2007 to July 2011
The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama

  • Responsible for the development, maintenance, and strategic vision of the University Libraries' web presence.
  • Establish goals, milestones, and deadlines for web projects of varying sizes and degrees of complexity for 5 FTEs (web developers, librarians, and programmer).
  • Collaborate with library administration, departments, and units in providing hardware and software solutions and/or developing web services and applications that advance user accessibility to library resources, improve internal workflows, and help provide a cohesive user experience for all.
  • Develop and maintain the software infrastructure for the University Libraries' production and development web servers. Providing a platform to build web tools, services, and online applications using JavaScript, PHP, MySQL, XHTML, XML, etc.
  • Responsible for the implementation, maintenance, and administration the University Libraries' discovery applications providing integrated searching of resources.
  • Administer and manage development of the open source Acumen digital repository discovery application.
  • Understand web site usage and users' needs through analyzing web statistics and gathering user feedback through sustained, focused usability testing and direct engagement of students and faculty from across campus.

Systems Librarian/Systems Administrator

January 2005 to July 2007
Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee

  • Responsible for the development, enhancement and maintenance of most of the library's web database applications and other local web services. These projects reside on Windows and UNIX servers, run via Apache and IIS web servers and utilize scripting languages including JavaScript, Perl, and PHP as well as markup languages HTML, XML, and CSS.
  • Perform UNIX system administration including hardware maintenance, operating system updates and software installations. Responsible for proxy server management.
  • Work extensively in the Integrated Library System (ILS) administration and maintenance. This included software upgrades, catalog index maintenance, and the resolution of staff and patron problems.
  • Managed a project team in developing and maintaining an innovative site designed to provide early user access to proposed library services. The database driven site used a newsfeed for new content and a dynamic user feedback system.

Software Configuration Manager/UNIX System Administrator/Software Developer

January 2000 to January 2005
Chandra X-Ray Observatory Offline System<
Computer Sciences Corporation, Huntsville, Alabama

  • Responsible for maintaining the integrity of NASA's Chandra Offline System software throughout the development cycle. Implemented the UNIX open-source CVS code management tool and developed procedures for its use. Configured, tested and delivered twelve major software releases.
  • System administrator for UNIX and Microsoft Windows networks. Responsible for conducting backups/restores; upgrading operating systems, compilers, hardware; and maintaining all servers and workstations.
  • Participated in application design and implementation. Developed UNIX shell and Perl scripts and made updates to C and FORTRAN source code.
  • Supported the Chandra Offline System project manager by assessing hardware and software needs in keeping with budget limitations; by participating in customer status meetings to outline the progress of software development; and by directing the technical staff's tasks, monitoring progress on specific assignments, and providing assistance as needed to maintain the delivery schedule.

Product Specialist/Software Configuration Manager

August 1998 to January 2000
SIRSI Corporation, Huntsville, Alabama

  • Worked with designers and programmers to develop and deliver four major releases of SIRSI's Unicorn software for libraries. Responsible for application testing and source code verification to ensure that all enhancements and fixes were in the delivered product. Responsible for the final port and compilation of the software to nine UNIX platforms and assembling the resulting product for the delivery staff.
  • Co-directed seminars in the United States and Canada demonstrating the latest software features and providing customers guidance in upgrading their library systems.
  • Authored technical documentation for installing and configuring software upgrades.

Adjunct Professor

August 1997 to December 1998
University of Alabama in Huntsville
Huntsville, Alabama

February 1997 to August 1997
Birmingham-Southern College
Birmingham, Alabama

  • Defined objectives and organized course plans for four Western Civilization (Alabama-Huntsville) and two American History (Birmingham-Southern) classes. Created and presented lectures. Developed and evaluated all assignments and examinations. Managed students' progress and worked with them to achieve outlined goals.

Research Associate

August 1992 to August 1995
The University of Alabama
Tuscaloosa, Alabama

  • Assisted the editor of The Alabama Review, a quarterly history journal, in evaluating and editing prospective articles and reviews. Contributed “Book Notes” section to each issue, providing synopses of recent and forthcoming works.

Honors and Awards

  • 2011 Library Instruction Round Table (LIRT) Top 20 Article for "Rethinking the Library Game" published in the Journal of Web Librarianship.
  • 2009 University of Alabama Library Leadership Board Faculty Award

Grants

  • Co-Principal Investigator, "Southern and Western American Sacred Music and Influential Sources (SWASMIS) Research Database." National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), $326,440, Proposal submitted.
  • Senior Personnel, "Digitizing the Septimus D. Cabaniss Papers." National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC), $35,758, 2009-2011.
  • Co-Principal Investigator, "A Study of User Information Searching Behaviors in The University of Alabama Community." University Libraries Innovation Grant, $500, 2008.

Amy Allen

University Archivist

M.L.I.S., Library and Information Studies, University of Alabama

B.A., English, University of Arkansas

Certifications

Certified Archivist (CA), Academy of Certified Archivists

Digital Archives Specialist (DAS), Society of American Archivists

Research Interest

Digital archiving; methods for providing access to archival materials; history of the University of Arkansas

Publications

Book

Allen, Amy Leigh and Timothy G. Nutt. University of Arkansas. Charleston, South Carolina: Arcadia Press, 2015.

Refereed Articles

Allen, Amy Leigh. 2017. “Lessons Learned in Partnerships and Practice: Adopting Open Source Institutional Repository Software.” Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication, 5(1).

Allen, Amy Leigh, Deborah E. Kulczak, and Mary A. Gilbertson. 2017. “From Digital Repositories to the Library Catalogue: Two Workflows for Transforming Metadata.” Journal of Digital Media Management, 6(1): 95-110.

Allen, Amy Leigh. “Black American for Democracy.” Encyclopedia of Arkansas History and
Culture, 2015.

Allen, Amy Leigh and Joshua C. Youngblood. “BAD Times and Good Stuff at the University of Arkansas: University Archives, Student Access, and Promoting Diversity in the Special Collections.” Archival Practice 1, no. 2 (2014).

Presentations

Skeem, Dainan, Amy Leigh Allen, Ruth Bryan, Cory Nimer, and Christine Weideman.
“Faculty Papers.” Presented at the College and University Archives Section meeting of the annual meeting of the Society of American Archivists, Portland, OR, July 2017.

Youngblood, Joshua, Linda C. Jones, Amy L. Allen, Janet Parsch, “Travelling Native Routes Toward Discovery: Digital Humanities and University of Arkansas Campus Collaborations with Special Collections Materials”
Presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Southwest Archivists, Oklahoma City, OK, May 2016

Kamotsky, Irene, Lacy Wolfe, Amy Allen, “How to Get Started with an Institutional Repository”
Presented at the annual meeting of the Arkansas Library Association, Little Rock, AR, October 2015.

Allen, Amy Leigh and Timothy G. Nutt. “Improving Lives of Women and Children: Extension Homemakers and 4-H Clubs in Arkansas, 1914-1964.” Paper presented at Scholarly Symposium & Extension Exhibition on the Centennial of the Smith-Lever Act of 1914, Morgantown, WV, September 2014.

Allen, Amy L. and Timothy G. Nutt. “Not Quite from Scratch: Starting a University Archives.” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Arkansas Library Association, Hot Springs, AR, October 2013.
Invited Presentations

Allen, Amy L. and Joshua Youngblood. “Basic Archival Principles.” Paper presented at the Municipal Clerks Institute, Fayetteville, AR, September 2012.

Poster Sessions

Allen, Amy Leigh, Mary A. Gilbertson, Deborah E. Kulczak, “Connecting Access from Metadata to MARC”
Presented at the annual meeting of the Society of American Archivists, Atlanta, GA, August 2016.

 

Experience

University Archivist, University of Arkansas, February 2010-

Library Technician, University of Arkansas, August 2008-January 2010

Project Assistant, Publishers Bindings Online, 1815-1930: The Art of Books, University of Alabama, May-Sept 2007; Nov 2007-May 2008

Graduate Assistant, Hoole Special Collections Library, University of Alabama, Jan 2007-May 2008

Carolyn Allen

Special Assistant to the Provost

Harvard Graduate School of Education,
Harvard Leadership Institute,1999

Atlanta University, Atlanta, GA (now Clark Atlanta University)
M.S. from the School of Library and Information Science, 1975                                                                      

Alabama State University
B. S. in English, 1974

Publications

Publications

“Access to Rare and Valuable Research Collections through CRL Membership,” All Things Academic, 3:2 (2002). Online U of A publication.

“Reply to Derek Sears: Electronic Publishing--It Has Its Drawbacks and Defenders,” with Judy Ganson, All Things Academic, 2:4 (2001). Online U of A publication.

“Welcoming Remarks to the Campaign for the 21st Century Steering Committee,” All Things Academic 2:4 (2001). Online U of A publication.

“Weathering Hikes—Challenging Unreasonable Library Acquisitions Costs and Maximizing Benefits to the University Community,” with Robert V. Smith, All Things Academic 2:2 (2001). Online U of A publication.

“Personnel Program for Academic Staff Libraries,” Stanford University, 1986.

“Employment and Recruitment.”  American Library Association Yearbook. Chicago: American Library Association, 1983, 1984, and 1985.

“Getting Noticed in a Tight Job Market,” American Library Association Black Caucus Newsletter, 1983-84.

“Sheila Creth and Frederick Duda, Personnel Administration in Libraries.” College & Research Libraries 43: 4 (July 1982): 360-361. Book review.

American Reference Books Annual, 1976-1978.” Book Review.

Abstracts of Popular Culture, 1976 (Abstract).

Academic Presentations

University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, “ARTS,” Major Fundraising Proposal to Executive Committee, August 2014.

University of Arkansas, Winthrop Rockefeller Institute, Chancellor’s Retreat, Petit Jean, Arkansas, “Information, Knowledge and Data Gaps,” March 2014.

University of Arkansas, Pine Bluff, “Extreme Makeover: A World of Opportunity,” August, 2013.

Innovative Interfaces, Academic Library Directors Symposium, Navigating the Storms of Change, Inc. Panel Speaker: “Spaces, Places and Things.” March 2011.

Student Chapter of the NAACP, University of Arkansas, Presentation, “Daisy Bates: Life and Legacy,” February 2010.

Fort Smith Public Library, Black Heritage Month, Keynote Address, “Dancing with Books,” Fort Smith Arkansas, February, 2009.

University of Arkansas, Delta Sigma Theta and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sororities.  With Cyndi Nance, Presentation to the class “Black Greek Letter Organization and Communication” (Dr. Robert Mock), April 2009.

Arkansas Library Association, Paraprofessional Library Conference, Keynote: “Time Well Spent: Planning for Today and Tomorrow, May 2004

Greater Western Library Alliance, with Sandra Edwards, “Fundraising at the University of Arkansas,” Presentation, 2004.

University of Arkansas Alumni Society, San Francisco, USA Rally, “The University of Arkansas Today and Tomorrow,” Speaker, 2003.

Annual meeting of the Arkansas Library Paraprofessional Conference, Keynote Address, “Time Well Spent! Planning for Today and Tomorrow.” 2002.

Arkansas Library Association, Paraprofessional Conference, Keynote: “It’s a Star’s Life:  Library Lessons and New Directions”, 2002.

University of Florida, Executive Committee, “Managing Electronic License Agreements,” Presentation, 1999.

Council on Faculty Enhancement Activities, Faculty Workshop, “Academic Leadership,” 1998.

Cerveny Conference Center, Live Oak, Florida. Presenter/Program Planner, 1993-1997.

Special Library Association, “Strategic Planning in Academic Libraries.” Ft. Myers, Florida, Presentation, 1996.

University of Florida, Association of Women Faculty, “Insights, Strategies, and Pitfalls: Women in Management and How We Got There,” Panel Speaker, 1993.

University of California at Los Angeles, School of Library and Information Science, Career Planning Colloquium.  “Careers in Academic Librarianship.” Panel Speaker, 1988.

University of California at Berkeley, School of Library and Information Science Accreditation Board, Panelist, 1982.

Community Presentations

"Forgotten Voices, Untold Stories." Black History Month Celebration, Washington County Historical Society. 15 February 2015. Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, Springdale, Arkansas. Lecture presentation.

Martin Luther King Recommitment Banquet, Keynote Address, “The Future,” January 2013.

Martin Luther King Recommitment Service, Keynote Address, “Reflections of Life in the Civil Rights Era,” United Methodist Church, Fayetteville, AR, January 2009.

Northwest Arkansas Area Alumni, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.  Founders Day, “The Implications and Rewards of Service.”  Keynote Address, 2005.

Walton Arts Center, Arts with Education Institute, “How the Arts Impact the Lives of Children,” Presentation, 2003.

Experience

University of Arkansas Libraries, Fayetteville, Arkansas

Dean of Libraries, 2000-2019

University of Florida Libraries, Gainesville, Florida

Deputy Director of University Libraries, 1992-2000

Director for Support Services, 1990-1992

Acting Director for Collection Management of University Libraries, 1998-2000

Council on Faculty Enhancement Activities, 1992-1997; 1994-1997, Chair

University of Southern California Libraries, Los Angeles, CA

Associate University Librarian for Administrative Services, 1988-1990

Director of Personnel and Organizational Development, 1987-1988

Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, CA

Library Personnel Officer, 1980-1987

Assistant Library Personnel Officer, 1978-1980

University of Tennessee Libraries, Knoxville, TN

Head, Undergraduate Reserves Department, and Instructor, 1975-1978

Martha Anderson

Head, Digital Services Department

Martha Anderson's work experience encompasses eighteen years as an executive manager with successful leadership experience, five years as an educator, and nine years of service as a digital librarian at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, her alma mater.
She is the Head of the Digital Services Department at the UA Libraries.

  • BA, Management, Queens University of Charlotte, Charlotte
  • MLIS, Libraries, University of North Carolina @ Greensbor, Greensboro
  • Masters (Inactive), Spanish, University Of Arkansas Main Campus

Research Interest

  • DEIA, digital preservation, digital forensics, digital collections' creation, and people management.

Teaching Interest

  • Spanish literature and information science with an emphasis on digital preservation and digital collections' creation.

Publications

Refereed

Stankus, T., & Parker, M. A. (April 01, 2012). The anatomy of nursing lib guides. Science and Technology Libraries, 31, 2, 242-255.

Non-Refereed

Anderson, Martha; Eckard, Max; Griffin Melanie; Hastings, Emiko; Kulczak, Deb; Powell, Chris; Virakhovskaya, Olga; Wells, Caitlin; & Windon, Katrina (2021). Facilitating Seamless Access Through Collaborative Workflows, Advocacy, and Communication. In Mark A. Matienzo and Dinah Handel, eds. 2021. The Lighting the Way Handbook: Case Studies, Guidelines, and Emergent Futures for Archival Discovery and Delivery. (pp. 39-52) Stanford, CA: Stanford University Libraries. https://doi.org/10.25740/gg453cv6438. Print.

Anderson, Martha A. Sesquicentennial Celebrations: The Power of Community-Driven Digital Collections. Archival Outlook. Chicago: Society of American Archivists. (September/October 2020): 8-9, & 27.  Print.

Anderson, Martha A. The One-Time Request Digital Gallery. Archival Outlook. Chicago: Society of American Archivists. (March/April 2020): 9 & 18. Print.

Book Chapters         

Anantachai, T., Booker, L., Lazzaro, A., & Parker, M. (2016). Establishing a Communal               Network for Professional Advancement Among Librarians of Color. In Hankins, R. & Juárez, M. (Eds.), Where Are All the Librarians of Color? The Experiences of People of Color in Academia (pp. 31-53). Sacramento, CA: Library Juice Press.

Other Works

Anantachai, T. Booker, L. , Lazzaro, A., & Parker, M. (2014).  ACRL’s Diversity Standards Toolkit.  Association of College and Research Libraries.  https://acrl.libguides.com/diversity/standardstoolkit

Banks, J., &  Parker, M. (October 31, 2012).  ACRL’s Diversity Standards for Academic Libraries video.  Association of College and Research Libraries, Diversity Committee. http://www.ala.org/acrl/aboutacrl/directoryofleadership/committees/acr-raed. Motion Picture.

Presentations

Refereed

Anderson, Martha. AI and the Creation of Artificial Cultures. 2021 Association for Information Science and Technology’s Workshop, AI in Information Research and Practice: Fostering Interconnected Communities. Virtual. October 30, 2021.

Anantachai, Tarida; Garcia, Kenny, Parker, Martha; & Watson, Megan. “Resteering the Standards: Revisiting ACRL Diversity Standards & Cultural Competencies.” Association of College & Research Libraries Virtual . March 24, 2017.

Anantachai, Tarida; Booker, Latrice; Garcia, Kenny; Lazzaro, Althea; & Parker, Martha. ACRL Diversity Standards Revisited: Intersectional Approach to Cultural Competency. 2016 National Diversity in Libraries Conference. Los Angeles, CA. August 11, 2016.

Anantachai, Tarida; Booker, Latrice; Garcia, Kenny; Lazzaro, Althea; Parker, Martha; & Watson, Megan. Collaboration Among Librarians of Color: Creating Communal Networks for Career Advancement.  2015 ACRL Conference. Portland, Oregon. March 26, 2015.

Parker, Martha. Diversity Dialog- Now that we have a standard what are we going to do with it?  2013 Association of College and Research Libraries conference. Indianapolis, IN.  April 11,  2013.

Anantachai, Tarida; Arnold-Garza, Sara; Im, Suzanne; Lee, Hannah; Parker, Martha; & Reynolds, Latisha. The Minority Report: An open discussion on the recent “Diversity Counts” study and how to foster momentum towards inclusion in our libraries. 2013 Association of College and Research Libraries conference.  April 12, 2013.

Non-Refereed

Anderson, Martha. Paradigm Shift: The New Normal. 2021 Open Education Arkansas.  Arkansas Department of Higher Education and University of Arkansas at Fayetteville Libraries.  Virtual presentation. March 5, 2021.

Anderson, Martha; Birrell, Lori; & Kulczak, Deborah. Getting the Party Started: Creating Content for Open Education Resources. 2018 Open Education Southern Symposium. University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, Libraries. Fayetteville, Arkansas. October 2, 2018.

Arnold-Garza, Sara; Anantachai, Tarida; Blass, Nataly; Duffus, Orlando; & Parker, Martha. Diversity in a Flash: A Lightning Showcase of Residency Initiatives. 2015 ALA Conference. Los Angeles, CA. June 28, 2015.

Garcia, Kenny; & Parker, Martha. ACRL’s Diversity Standards for Academic Libraries and its Toolkit. 2015 REFORMA National Conference. San Diego, CA. April 3,  2015.

  Garcia, Kenny; & Parker, Martha. America by the Numbers: Do you know your library users? 2015 REFORMA National    Conference. San Diego, CA. April 2,  2015.

Banks, Jeff; Falkowitz, Staci; Guevara, Beatriz; & Parker, Martha. Make it Happen: DIVERSITY in your library. 2013 Annual American Library Association conference. Chicago, IL. June 30, 2013.

Garcia, Kenny; & Parker, Martha. Libraries Building Bridges: Best Practices and Advice for Serving Your Latino Communities. 2013 Annual American Library Association conference. Chicago, IL. June 29, 2013.

Anantachai, Tarida, Booker, Latrice; Lazzaro, Althea; & Parker, Martha. Another look at the ACRL’s Diversity Standards: Where from here? 2013 Midwinter American Library Association Conference.  Seattle, WA. January 26, 2013.

Booker, Latrice; & Parker, Martha. 2012 Diversity Standards for Academic Libraries. Library 2.0: The Future of Libraries in the Digital Age. Virtual Conference. October 4, 2012.

Invited

Anantachai, Tarida & Anderson, Martha. Mentoring and Support for BIPOC Staff. Society of American Archivists Online Education.  Instructors. August 19, 2021.

Anderson, Martha. A Former UNCG Scholar: Martha Anderson’s Guidelines for Interviewing Virtually During the Pandemic. 2021 University of North Carolina at Greensboro’s Library and Information Science Career Day. Virtual presentation. March 27, 2021.

Anderson, Martha; Grana, Gabriel; and Ruffin, Ingrid. Setting the Stage Before the Hire. 2021 Cora Paul Bomar Summit. University of North Carolina at Greensboro’s Library and Information Science School. Virtual presentation. Facilitator role. March 19, 2021.

Anderson, Martha. A Perfect Mashup: CONTENTdm and the Internet Archives. OCLC’s CONTENTdm Users Group Meeting/ Community Insights. Virtual presentation.  February 16, 2021.

Amanatidou, Elsa; Friedman, Amelia; Parker, Martha; & Saviano, Katie. Campus-wide collaboration: Students, faculty, and librarians unite for global marketability. Webinar. ACRL & Mango Services. November 20, 2014.

Parker, Martha. John Ames/ Humphrey/OCLC/Forrest Press Award. 2014 American Library Association Annual Conference, International Librarians Reception. Las Vegas, NV.  June 30, 2014.

Honors and Awards

2020-21 Association of Research Libraries Leadership and Career Development Program (LCDP) Fellowship, Washington, DC, March 2020 – October 2021

2021 IDEA Institute on Artificial Intelligence Fellowship, Knoxville, TN, July 2021.

2019 POWRR (Preserving Digital Objects with Restricted Resources) Institute, Chicago, IL, April 2019.

2017 National Digital Stewardship Symposium, Washington, DC, February 2017.

Beta Phi Mu was elected for membership in April 2012. 

ACE (Academic and Cultural Enrichment) Scholar at UNC-Greensboro, 2009-2011, Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program funded by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services and the UNCG-LIS department.

Awards

Anderson, Martha; Herbaugh, Rachel;& Parker-Gibson, Necia. CERES  VI, Special Report Award.  Center for Research Libraries. Project Ceres Cooperative Preservation and Digitization Program. $12,606, August 2021.

Anderson, Martha; Herbaugh, Rachel;& Parker-Gibson, Necia. CERES V, Mimeograph Series Award.  Center for Research Libraries. Project Ceres Cooperative Preservation and Digitization Program. $7,500, April 2021.

Anderson, Martha; Kulczak, Deb; & Parker-Gibson, Necia. CERES IV, Annual Reports, Bulletin Award. Center for Research Libraries. Project Ceres Cooperative Preservation and Digitization Program. $4,664, April 2019.

Kulczak, Deb; Parker, Martha; & Parker-Gibson, Necia. CERES III, Arkansas Extension Miscellaneous Publications Award. Center for Research Libraries. Project Ceres Cooperative Preservation and Digitization Program. $9,539, June 2017.

Fritz, Angela; Kulczak, Deb; Parker, Martha; & Parker-Gibson, Necia. CERES II, Arkansas Extension Bulletins Award. Center for Research Libraries. Project Ceres Cooperative Preservation and Digitization Program. $10,077, June 2016.

Kulczak, Deb; Nutt, Tim; Parker, Martha; & Parker-Gibson, Necia. CERES I, Arkansas Extension Circulars Award. Center for Research Libraries. Project Ceres Cooperative Preservation and Digitization Program. $7,690, June 2015.

Grants

Licensures and Certifications

Society of American Archivists’ Digital Archives Specialist (DAS), April 2016 & September 2021

Society of American Archivists’ Arrangement and Description Certificate (A&D), October 2017

North Carolina Public Libraries Certificate, July 11, 2011.

Professional Membership

  • American Library Association
  • Arkansas Library Association
  • Association of Colleges & Research Libraries
  • National Digital Stewardship Alliance, Infrastructure Interest Group
  • Society of American Archivists

Drew Beisswenger

Music & Media Cataloging Librarian; Performing Arts Librarian

Drew Beisswenger, Ph.D., is an Music and Media Cataloging Librarian and Performing Arts Librarian at Mullins Library at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. In 1992 he earned an M.L.S. from the University of Alabama and began his library career. After serving as a librarian at Davis & Elkins College for several years, he accepted a music librarian faculty position at Missouri State University in 1998. He worked there for sixteen-years, earning the rank of full professor, completing a Fulbright Scholarship, and serving as an adjunct professor for the Music Department. In 2016, he began serving as an associate professor librarian at the University of Arkansas, where he serves as the head of the Music and Media cataloging unit, and has selector responsibilities for the performing arts. Earlier in the 1980s, Beisswenger worked in the area of public folklore and ethnomusicology. He earned a B.A. in Folklore from Indiana University in 1981, an M.A. in Folk Studies from Western Kentucky University in 1985, and a Ph.D. in Musicology Regional Studies from the University of Memphis in 1997. His roles in that profession included serving as the folk arts coordinator for the Arkansas Arts Council and for the North Dakota Council on the Arts. Beisswenger has authored or co-authored five books related to world music, and fiddle music in particular. An amateur musician, Beisswenger also enjoys performing, writing songs, and pursuing various home recording projects.

Ph.D., Musicology, Regional Studies (Ethnomusicology); The University of Memphis

M.L.S., Library Service; The University of Alabama

M.A., Folk Studies; Western Kentucky University

B.A., Folklore; Indiana University

Research Interest

  • Beisswenger's major research interests are related to world music bibliography and the fiddle music traditions of the United States and Ireland. He served as the assistant editor for a reference book titled Basic Music Library: World Music . He has authored or co-authored a biography of West Virginia fiddler Melvin Wine (Fiddling Way Out Yonder), a fiddle music research guide (North American Fiddle Music), and surveys of fiddle music from the Ozarks (Ozarks Fiddle Music), southern Ireland (Irish Fiddle Music from Counties Cork and Kerry), and the Southern Appalachian region (Appalachian Fiddle Music, due out in 2020). He has also presented papers on a number of topics related to music librarianship.

Teaching Interest

  • As a music cataloging librarian, Beisswenger does not teach courses at the University of Arkansas, but at a previous position at the Missouri State University, he taught introduction to the library courses, and courses related to world music and ethnomusicology.

Publications

Books

[Assistant Editor] Basic Music Library: Essential Scores and Sound Recordings, Fourth Edition. Volume 2: World Music, edited by Liza Vick and Daniel Boomhower. Chicago, Illinois: ALA Editions, 2018.

Beisswenger, Drew, with Connie O’Connell. Irish Fiddle Music from Counties Cork and Kerry. Pacific, Mo.: Mel Bay Publications, 2012.

Beisswenger, Drew. North American Fiddle Music: A Research and Information Guide. New York: Routledge, 2011.

Beisswenger, Drew, and Gordon McCann. Ozarks Fiddle Music: 308 Tunes Featuring 30 Legendary Fiddlers. Pacific, Mo.: Mel Bay Publications, 2008.

Beisswenger, Drew. Fiddling Way Out Yonder: The Life and Music of Melvin Wine. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2002.

Articles

Beisswenger, Drew. “Lyman Enloe.” Grove Music Online. Oxford Music Online. Oxford University Press, accessed November 23, 2014.

Beisswenger, Drew. “Melvin Wine.” Grove Music Online. Oxford Music Online. Oxford University Press, accessed November 23, 2014.

Beisswenger, Drew. “Bob Holt.” Grove Music Online. Oxford Music Online. Oxford University Press, accessed November 23, 2014.

Beisswenger, Drew, Julie Henigan, and Matt Meacham.  “The Ozarks.”  Grove Music Online. Oxford Music Online. Oxford University Press, accessed August 23, 2016.

Beisswenger, Drew. “Gordon McCann: Selected Ozarks Fiddling Stories. The Ozarks Mountaineer 55:5 (Sept.-Oct., 2007): 21-22.

Beisswenger, Drew. “Gordon McCann: The Improbable Ascent of the Ozarks Fiddle Man.” The Old-Time Herald 10 (April-May 2006): 32-36.

Beisswenger, Drew. “Hartford Music Company.” In The Encyclopedia of American Gospel Music. New York: Routledge, 2005.

Beisswenger, Drew. “Statler Brothers.” In The Encyclopedia of American Gospel Music. New York: Routledge, 2005.

Beisswenger, Drew. “Story, Carl.” In The Encyclopedia of American Gospel Music. New York: Routledge, 2005.

Beisswenger, Drew. “Melvin Wine—Playing For the Boatman.” The Old-Time Herald 9 (Fall 2003): 22-29, 52.

Beisswenger, Drew. "Singing Schools and Conventions in Logan County, Kentucky." Tennessee Folklore Society Bulletin. 55 (1991): 1-13.

Courses

2009, “Milestones in American Folk and Popular Music”; University College Cork

2009, “North American Fiddle Styles,” University College Cork

2002-2003, 2007-2008, three-credit course “Introduction to World Music”; MSU

2000, 2006-2007, one-credit course “Introduction to the Library”; MSU

2001, three-credit course “Cataloging and Classification” (co-taught); MSU

1999-2002, one-credit course “Traditional Music of the Ozarks”; MSU

1986, three-credit course “Museum and Archives Procedures"; Arkansas College

Experience

Music & Media Cataloging Librarian, Performing Arts Librarian, Associate Professor, Mullins Library.  University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR; 2016-present.

Head of Music & Media Collections, Professor, Professor Emeritus, Meyer Library.  Missouri State University, Springfield, MO; 2003-2014.

Music Cataloger; Assistant Professor, Meyer Library, Missouri State University, Springfield, Mo.; 1998-2003.

Head of Technical Services Reference Librarian, Booth Library, Davis & Elkins College, Elkins, W.V.; 1995-1998.

Sound Recordings Cataloger, Sound Recordings Archives, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio, 43403; 1994-1995 (NEH grant funded)

Technical Services Librarian, Conyers-Rockdale Library System, Conyers, Ga.; 1992-1994.

Folk Arts Coordinator, Arkansas Arts Council, 1988.

Manager, Regional Studies Center, Arkansas College (now Lyon College), Batesville, AR 72501; 1985-1987.

Between 1981 and 1990, held several grant-supported and short-term arts-related positions related to folk arts administration at organizations including, in part, the Smithsonian Institution, the 1982 World's Fair, and McKissick Museum.

Honors and Awards

Fulbright Scholarship, University College Cork, Ireland, 2009

Foundation Award for Research, Missouri State University, 2006

College Faculty Award, Research, Southwest Missouri State University, 2002

Pi Kappa Lambda (Music Honor Society), University of Memphis, 1996-

Grants

Lori Birrell

Associate Dean for Special Collections

Ed.D., Higher Education, educational leadership concentration, University of Rochester

M.L.I.S. with archives concentration, Simmons University

M.A. History, University of Massachuetts, Amherst

B.A., Gender Studies, Mount Holyoke College

Publications

Lori Birrell, Developing the Next Generation of Library Leaders, ACRL, Monograph, forthcoming 2019.

 

Lori Birrell. Book Review: Is Your Museum Grant Ready? In Collections: A Journal for Museum and Archives Professionals. Book review submitted. To be published in 2019.

 

Lori Birrell and Marcy Strong, “Creating Community: Drawing on Staff Expertise to Break Down Silos in Academic Libraries,” Collaborative Librarianship, Vol. 10, No. 2, 2018, https://digitalcommons.du.edu/collaborativelibrarianship/vol10/iss2/5/.

 

Lori Birrell and Kristen Totleben, Collaborating for Impact: Special Collections and Liaison Librarian Partnerships, ACRL, Monograph, October 2016.

 

Lori Birrell and Marcy Strong, “Partners in Discovery: Collaboration in Special Collections,” Archival Practice, 2014. http://www.partnershipsjournal.org/index.php/ap/article/view/886/615.

 

Website Review. Grateful Dead Archive Online. March 2013. http://www2.archivists.org/sites/all/files/Grateful%20Dead%20Archive%20Online.pdf.
 

Birrell, Lori. “Remembering the Reformers.” Archival Outlook. November/December 2012. http://www2.archivists.org/sites/all/files/2012-6-AO.pdf.

 

Book Review. Primary Research Group. Trends in Rare Books & Documents Special Collections Management. RBM: A Journal of Rare Books, Manuscripts, and Cultural Heritage, Vol. 13, no. 2, Fall 2012.
 

Book Review. Theimer, Kate. Different Kind of Web. American Archivist. Winter 2012.

 

Birrell, Lori. Oral History Transcription. Society of American Archivists Oral History Commemoration Project, 2011- 2012.

 

Satter, Lori. You Want Me to Do What? Overcoming your fear of public speaking for new educators. http://www.lorisatter.com/public-speaking-for-educators/, 2010.

 

Satter, Lori. “The Intangibles: Tips for Job Hunting and Interviewing in the Archives Field.” NEA Newsletter: New England Archivists. Vol. 37. No. 3, July 2010.

 

Book Review. Schlatter, N. Elizabeth. Museum Careers: A Practical Guide for Students and Novices. American Archivist, Spring/Summer 2010.

 

 “Our Plural History.” http://ourpluralhistory.stcc.edu/index.html, 2008.

Presentations

 

Birrell, L. “Preserving the Legacy of J. William Fulbright,” presenter, European Fulbright Executive Director Conference, April 2018.

 

Birrell, L., Totleben, K., “AIDS Education Posters Translation Project,” poster co-presenter, National Diversity in Libraries Conference, August 2016.

 

Birrell, L., Totleben, K., “Special Collections, Secondary Sources and Courses, Oh My!: Co-Teaching Experiences, Strategies and Lessons Learned,” session co-presenter, joint RIT-University of Rochester Libraries Conference, June 2016.

 

Birrell, L., Glogower, A., “Hands on History: Telling Stories with Stuff,” session co-presenter, Society of American Archivists, August 2015.

 

Birrell, L., Totleben, K., “Special Collections, Secondary Sources and Courses, Oh My!: Co-Teaching Experiences, Strategies and Lessons Learned,” poster presentation, Conference on Teaching and Instruction, SUNY Geneseo, May 2015.

 

Birrell, L., Dr. Cerulli, K., “Wit and Wisdom of Susan B. Anthony,” poster presentation, Silo Busting Bonanza! Rochester Regional Library Council, April 2015.

 

Birrell, L., “Organizing for Change: An Open Forum with New Professionals Group Leaders,” session moderator and presenter, Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference, October 2015.

 

Birrell, L., “Connecting our Communities to Our Collections: Developing an Archives Exhibits Program,” session Chair and presenter, Society of American Archivists, August 2014.
 

Birrell, L., Strong, M., “Partners in Discovery: Collaboration in Special Collections,” session moderator and co- presenter, Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference, November 2013.

 

Birrell, L., “Collaboration and Community: Three Digital Humanities Projects,” session Chair and presenter, Society of American Archivists, August 2013.

Birrell, L., Gorman, D., Mavrinac, M., “21st Century Academic Libraries: The Power of Collaboration!”, The Highlands retirement community, January 2013.

 

Birrell, L., “Having Our Cake and Eating it Too: Security and Access in the Reading Room,” Security Roundtable Presentation, Society of American Archivists, August 2012.

 

Birrell, L., Mead, M., “Bridging the Divide between Digital and Analog: Post Family Papers Digitization Project,” Professional Poster Session, Society of American Archivists, August 2012.

 

Bell, S., Birrell, L., Sarr, N., “Omeka: Bringing the 19th Century On-line,” New York Archives Conference, Nazareth College, June 2012.

 

Birrell, L., “Omeka: Bringing the 19th Century On-line,” Tech Camp, RIT, January 2012.

 

Birrell, L., “Social Media: What is it Good For?” Mid Atlantic Regional Archives Conference, Fall meeting, 2011.

 

Birrell, L., “Omeka: Taking the Work out of Managing Your Digital Content,” Techno-Smart Series, Western New England College, 2010.

 

Birrell, L., “Re-Imagining Race in the Nineteenth Century Woman’s Suffrage Movement through the Eyes of a Visionary: Paulina Wright Davis and the First National Woman’s Rights Convention,”

Boston University, Graduate Student Conference, Politics and History, 2009.

 

Birrell, L., “Susan B. Anthony: A Visionary of the Nineteenth Century American Female Suffrage Movement,” Mount Holyoke College Senior Symposium, 2007.

Honors and Awards

Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Service Award, 2014

Dolores M. Sayles '29LS Endowed Scholarship, 2010

Grants

Molly Boyd

English, Communication, & Journalism Librarian

Molly Boyd is a native Arkansian from Bigelow, Perry County. She has two adult sons, Joe and Tristan.

Ph. D., University of South Carolina, May 2000

M.A., University of Arkansas, May 1991

B.S., University of Arkansas, May 1987

Research Interest

Literature of the American South

Publications

"Our Faculty Outreach: Celebrating Tenure." Marketing Library Services, March / April 2015: cover. "A Writing Life: A Teaching Life." Research Frontiers Fall 2008: 26-29.

"Palindromist Pens Book." Research Frontiers Spring 2005: 28-29.

"Don't Throw Away Grandma's Recipe Cards Yet!" Research Frontiers Fall 2004: 28-29.

"'The Fall of the House of Usher,' 'Castle Dismal,' and The Scarlet Letter: Literary Interconnections," Studies in the Novel 35:2 (Summer 2003): 231-242.

"The Southern American Adam: Simms's Alternative Myth," Southern Quarterly 41:2 (Winter 2003):73-83. "Southern Gothic" and "Grotesque," The Companion to Southern Literature, Lucinda Mackeathen and Joseph Flora, eds., Baton Rouge: LSU Press, 2001.

"Southwestern Humor in W. Gilmore Simms's The Wigwam and the Cabin," John Guilds and Caroline Collins, eds., William Gilmore Simms and the American Frontier: Papers of the Inaugural Simms Society Symposium, Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1997.

"William Faulkner's 'Doctor Martino,'" Southern Quarterly, 34:2 (Winter 1996): 39-49.

"Urban-Rural Conflicts in Mark Steadman's McAfee County: A Chronicle, and Angel Child: Allegories of the Changing South," Studies in the Literary Imagination 27: 2 (Fall, 1994).

Presentations

"Planning and Promoting a Value-Added Exhibit: A Practical Guide." Library Communications Conference, 4 November 2015, Dallas, Texas.

"Celebrating Promotion and Tenure through the Libraries." Library Communications Conference, 6 October 2014, Mount Laurel, New Jersey.

"Stress and Change in the Workplace: Communication Styles for Success." Association of Library Communication andOutreach Professionals Conference 7 October 2013, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Keynote Address.

"Making Email Work for the Busy Professional: A Primer for Composing Emails." Arkansas Libraries Paraprofessionals Association Conference 17 May 2012, Little Rock, Arkansas.

"The Sins of the Fathers, Honor, and Gentlemen Saviors in William Faulkner’s “Barn Burning” and William Gilmore Simms’ Woodcraft," Simms Society Symposium 17 April 2002, Columbia, South Carolina.

"The Southern American Adam: Heroes and Their Quests in Simms, Faulkner, and Percy," Society for the Study of Southern Literature Conference, 18 April 1998, Charleston, South Carolina. 

"'The Fall of the House of Usher,' 'Castle Dismal,' and The Scarlet Letter: Literary Interconnections," Simms- Faulkner Conference, 13 December, 1997, New Orleans.

"Recovering the Past Through Memory: Katherine Anne Porter's The Old Order and Eudora Welty's The Optimist's Daughter." Southern Women Writers Conference, 14 April 1996, Rome, Georgia.

"The Southern American Adam: Simms's Alternative Myth," Simms Society Symposium, 14 April 1995, Starkville, Mississippi.

"Bobbie Ann Mason's Shiloh and Other Stories: A Sociological Record," Society for the Study of Southern Literature Conference, 25 March 1994, New Orleans.

"Urban-Rural Conflicts in Mark Steadman's McAfee County: A Chronicle, and Angel Child," Modern Language Association Convention, 30 December 1993, Toronto.

"Southwestern Humor in William Gilmore Simms's The Wigwam and the Cabin," Simms Society Symposium, 16 April 1993, Fayetteville, Arkansas.

Panel Mediator, "Women in Poetry," Second Annual Conference on Women, 10 March 1990, Fayetteville, Arkansas.

Courses

University Perspectives (UNIV 1001)

Freshman Composition (ENGL 1013)

World Literature to 1650 (ENGL 2013)

World Literature from 1650 (ENGL 2013)

Advanced Composition (ENGL 2003)

Survey of English Literature from the Beginning through the Seventeenth Century (ENGL 2303)

Intermediate Composition (ENGL 3003)

Experience

ENGLISH, COMMUNICATION, & JOURNALISM LIBRARIAN, University of Arkansas Libraries, 2020 to present. As librarian assigned to the English, Communication, & Journalism Departments, promotes academic engagement with faculty, staff, and students in those departments, supports teaching and learning by partnering with faculty to design and deliver high-quality instructional experiences, provides specialized research services for the university community, selects information resources for purchase, participates in outreach programs and development, builds subject and course guides and digital learning objects.

PROVOST'S LECTURER, University of Arkansas, 2013 to present. University Perspectives (UNIV 1001). A first-year "student success" course, this hybrid class has both an online component and classroom activities to introduce students to skills needed for successful management of college life.

ADJUNCT FACULTY, Northwest Arkansas Community College, 1996 to present. Freshman Composition (ENGL 1013); Composition and Literature (ENGL 1023); World Literature to 1650 (ENGL 2013); World Literature from 1650 (ENGL 2023). Teach online classes since 2005; open educational resources (OER) since 2016.

ASSISTANT TO THE DEAN, University of Arkansas Libraries, 2011 to 2020. Assists the dean with all projects, programs, meetings, organizations, and writing of correspondence, reports, grants, and supporting documents. Organizes and executes special projects, exhibits, special events and lectures. Writing, design, and layout of annual report and other publications.

JOURNALISM DEPARTMENT LIAISON, 2009 to present. As subject selector and library liaison to the Journalism Department, provides research assistance, teaches library instruction sessions, builds subject and course guides, and selects materials.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS, UARK Federal Credit Union, Fayetteville, Arkansas. Board Treasurer and Chair, Assets and Liabilities Committee, 2010 – present

VENUE MANAGER, Bentonville Film Festival, CineTransformers, Bentonville, Arkansas, 2016-present; volunteer, 2015-2016.

PUBLIC RELATIONS COORDINATOR, University of Arkansas Libraries, 2003 to 2011. As the public relations liaison with other libraries and departments, promotes the Libraries' services and collections through the writing and development of promotional materials such as newsletters, brochures, press releases, posters, information packets and Web pages; the planning and directing of special events such as public receptions, lectures, exhibits and other events; the assisting the Director of Development in fundraising and development activities; and the planning and designing in-service and outreach programs.

INSTRUCTOR, University of Arkansas English Department, 2008 to 2011 Freshman Composition (ENGL 1013). Introduction to World Literature (WLIT 1023). Advanced Composition (ENGL 2003). Survey of English Literature from the Beginning through the Seventeenth Century (ENGL 2303)

GRADUATE RESEARCH ASSISTANT, University of South Carolina, 1992. Assisted Professor James B. Meriwether by compiling a bibliography of current publications concerning William Faulkner.

GRADUATE TEACHING ASSISTANT, University of South Carolina, 1991-1994 Composition (ENGL 101). First-semester freshman course stressing the close interaction of critical reading/thinking skill and writing essays, with emphasis on the process of writing and methods of generation, organization, and argumentation. Composition and Literature (ENGL 102). Second semester freshman course offering an introduction to literary analysis through the investigation of three levels of reading literature (experience, interpretation, and evaluation) in fiction, non-fictional essays, poetry, and drama.

GRADUATE TEACHING ASSISTANT, University of Arkansas, 1989-1991 Composition (ENGL 1013). First-semester freshman course combining critical reading/thinking skills and fundamentals of the writing process with an intensive study of grammar. Intermediate Composition (ENGL 3003). Junior-level composition course required of students across the disciplines combining advanced composition techniques and library research with practical business writing applications, such as resume, letter, and memo writing, and formulating project proposals. Introduction to World Literature (WLIT 1123). Second-semester introductory course offering a survey of poetry, drama, and fiction of the Western World from the Neoclassical through modern eras. Introduction to World Literature, honors (WLIT 1123h)

Intensive second-semester introductory survey as above, stressing advanced literary research and analysis and limited to exceptional students of the honors college.

Honors and Awards

Keystone Award. University of Arkansas Libraries, 2015.

Best Student Paper, Simms-Faulkner Conference, New Orleans, 1997. James A. Morris Carolina Fellow, 1991-1992.

C. C. Royal Fellow, 1992-1993.

Grants

Laura Cameron

Education Librarian

Laura Cameron is an Assistant Librarian with eight years of professional experience in academic libraries. In her role at the University of Arkansas Libraries Laura serves as the primary liaison to the departments of Curriculum & Instruction; Education Reform; Rehabilitation, Human Resources & Communication Disorders; and Public Policy. She is responsible for supporting undergraduate, graduate, and faculty research through collection development, classroom instruction, individual consultations, and the creation of online learning objects.

  • MLS, Library Science, University of Texas @ Austin, Austin

Research Interest

Laura's research interests include the information literacy skills of K-12 teachers, mental health in academic librarians, and critical library pedagogy.

Teaching Interest

Laura's teaching interests include research skills, information literacy, and research bias awareness and reduction.

Publications

Refereed Publications

  • Cameron, L., Pierce, S. & Conroy, J. (2020) Occupational stress measures of tenure-track librarians. Journal of Librarianship and Information Science, 53(4) 551-558. doi.org:10.1177/0961000620967736 [Featured Article, Informed Librarian Online, December 2021 issue]
  • Gallagher, K. M., Cameron, L., De Carvalho, D.  & Boule, M. (2019). Does using multiple computer monitors for office tasks affect user experience? A systematic review. Human Factors, 63(1), 977. doi.org:10.1177/1071181319631210.   
  • Cameron, L., & Conroy, J. (2019). Pre-service teachers' use of the university libraries children's literature collection. Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian. doi:10.1080/01639269.2017.1536688

 

Non-Refereed Publications

  • Cameron, L. (2019). Creating a browsable academic library children’s collection. ebss Newsletter 34(1), 17.
  • Cameron, L., Montgomery, L., Bauer, A., Anderson, K., & Filippelli, C. (2019). Reports from the field: Spectrum of value: State university libraries supporting K–12 teachers. portal: Libraries and the Academy 19(4), 565-575. doi:10.1353/pla.2019.0035.
  • Cameron, L. (2017). Book review: Ready-to-go instructional strategies that build collaboration, communication, & critical thinking. Education Libraries, 40(1).

Presentations

Cameron, L., Flynn, K., & Hutchins, R. J. (2021). Panel Discussion: Co-Instruction in History of Education Classes: Strengthening Student Research with Campus Connections. Presentation at the 2021 annual meeting of the History of Education Society, San Diego, CA.

Pierce, S. & Cameron, L. (2019). Mental Health and Tenure: Examining the Intersection between Institutional Supports and Work-Related Stress. Presentation at the 2019 annual conference of the American Library Association, Washington, D.C.

Cameron, L. (2018). How are pre-service teachers using the University of Arkansas libraries children’s literature collection? Poster presentation at the 2018 annual conference of the Oklahoma Chapter of the Association of College and Research Libraries, Edmond, OK. 

Cameron, L. & Conroy, J. (2018). Easy as ABC: Employing mental health sensitivity in mental health settings. Presentation at the 2018 Arkansas Library Professionals Conference, Rogers, AR.

Parrott, K. (moderator), Ho, D., Cameron, L., Duck, T. A., Edim, G., Haygood, W., & Hua, V. (2018). We need diverse books. Panel presentation at the 2018 annual conference of the American Libraries Association, New Orleans, LA.

Cameron, L., & Herr, M. (2017). Invited presentation: Scholar Works, open access, and library support for faculty. College of Education and Health Professions faculty research workshop, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR.

Professional Membership

ALA Association of College and Research Libraries, 2014 - present

American Library Association, 2012 - present

Donna Daniels

Social Science and Government Documents Librarian

Kara Flynn

Education & Engagement Archivist

Tess Gibson

Director of Resource Sharing Services

Publications

Refereed Articles

Gibson, T. and Kirkwood, P. "A Purchase-on-Demand Pilot Project at the University of Arkansas for the Proceedings of the Materials Research Society Symposium." Journal of Interlibrary Loan, Document Delivery, and Electronic Reserve, 19(1): 2009, 49-56.

Gibson, T. "Cancelled Requests: A Study of Interlibrary Lending." Journal of Access Services, 5(3): 2008, 383-389.

Refereed Conference Proceedings

Gibson, T. "Implementing ILLiad in an Academic Library." In: Brick and Click Libraries: The Shape of Tomorrow. Proceedings of a Regional Academic Library Symposium. Connie Jo Ury and Frank Baudino, eds. Maryville, MO: Northwest Missouri State University Press (2003) 64-66.

Book Reviews

Gibson, T.  Review of Lewis and Clark Among the Nez Perce: Strangers in the Land of the Nimiipuu. By Allen V. Pinkham and Steven Ross Evans, Washburn, ND: The Dakota Institute Press. In: Choice 51(9) (2014)

Gibson, T. Review of Censoring Culture: Contemporary Threats to Free Expression. By Robert Atkins and Svetlana Mintcheva, eds., New York: The New Press., 2006. In: Journal of Access Services 3(3): (2005) 53-55. (This journal was published in spring 2007.) 

Gibson, T. Review of: Evidence-Based Practice for Information Professionals, By Andrew Booth and Anne Brice, eds., London: Facet Publishing, 2004. In: Journal of Access Services 3(1): (2005)  72-73.

Gibson, T. Review of Creating Policies for Results: From Chaos to Clarity. By Sandra Nelson and June Garcia. Journal of Access Services 2:4 (2005) 44-45.

Gibson, T. Review of Electronic Reserve: A Manual and Guide for Library Staff Members. By Lori Driscoll. Journal of Access Services 2:3 (2004) 62-63.

Gibson, T. Review of Distance Learning: Information Access and Services for Virtual Users. Hemalata Iyer, ed. Journal of Access Services 2:2 (2004) 63-65.

Gibson, T. Review of IllWeb<http://www.illweb.org>. Mary Hollerich, Webmaster. Journal of Access Services 1: 4 (2003) 140-142.

Gibson, T. Review of Coaching in the Library: A Management Strategy for Achieving Excellence. By Ruth F. Metz. Journal of Access Services 1: 4 (2003) 131-132.

Gibson, T. Review of The Economics of Information: A Guide to Economic and Cost-Benefit Analysis for Information Professionals. By Bruce R. Kingma. Journal of Access Services 1: 2 (2002) 65-66.

Invited Presentations

 

"How does AFU Consistently Exceed the GWLA Benchmarks?" Given at the annual meeting of the Greater Western Library Alliance Resource Sharing Committee, Albuquerque, NM (2010)

 

Selected Presentations

“Government Documents and Interlibrary Loan: The Red Headed Stepchildren in the Technical Services Process,” Given with Government Documents Librarian Donna Daniels at The Charleston Conference, Charleston, SC. (November 8, 2013)

“Interlibrary Loan Best Practices,” Fall ArkLink Meeting, Conway, AR (2010)

“How Interlibrary Loan Data Can Inform Collection Development,” Cooperative Collection Development Committee, American Library Association Midwinter Conference, Seattle, WA. (2007)

 

Experience

University of Arkansas Libraries

Director of  Resource Sharing Services, 2005-present

University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD

Access Services Librarian, 2000-2005

Interlibrary Loan Librarian, 1999-2000

Johnson County Library, Shawnee Mission, KS

Interlibrary Loan Supervisor, 1993-1998

 

Honors and Awards

Phi Alpha Theta (2000)

Beta Phi Mu (1999)

Sigma Tau Delta (1982)

Grants

Mary Gilbertson

Head of Acquisitions, Librarian / Professor

Education

UNIVERSITY OF NORTH TEXAS; DENTON, TEXAS

December 1997  Master of Library Science

 

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS, FAYETTEVILLE, ARKANSAS

May 1995  Bachelor of Arts in History, Minor in Psychology

 

NORTH ARKANSAS COLLEGE; HARRISON, ARKANSAS

May 1993  Associate of Arts     

Publications

  • Zou, Tim, and Gilbertson, Mary.  “Usage Analysis and Assessment of Streaming Video Acquisitions” ALA Editions: Guide to Streaming Video Acquisitions, Chapter 7; p. 55 -75.  2019. (Refereed) – published in August 2018.
  • Gilbertson, Mary.  Streaming Video Budgeting. American Library Association, Midwinter.  ALCTS Collection Development Issues for the Practitioner Interest Group.  February 10, 2018.
  • Gilbertson, Mary, Jaber, Baheya.  Internships: A Mutually Beneficial Experience. American Library Association, Midwinter. Competencies and Education for a Career in Cataloging Interest Group.  January 20, 2017. (Presented by Mary Gilbertson)
  • Allen, Amy Leigh, Gilbertson, Mary, Kulczak, Deborah. “From Digital Repositories to the Library Catalogue: Two Workflows for Transforming Metadata” Journal of Media Management, vol. 6, no. 1, 2017, pp. 95-110.  (Invited Article) (Refereed)
  • Allen, Amy Leigh, Gilbertson, Mary A., Kulczak, Deborah E. “Connecting Access from Metadata to MARC” Society of American Archivists, Poster for Society of American Archivists Conference, Atlanta, GA held July 31-August 6, 2016 http://scholarworks.uark.edu/libpub/20/   (Refereed)
  • Middleton, Cedar C., Dean, Jason W., and Gilbertson, Mary A.  2015.  A process for the original cataloging of theses and dissertations. Cataloging & Classification Quarterly (12/22; 2015/01): 1-13.  (Refereed)
  • Zou, Tim, and Gilbertson, Mary.  Streaming Media at the University of Arkansas.  National Media Market, Albuquerque, New Mexico.  October 14, 2015.
  • Gilbertson, Mary, Elizabeth Chadbourn McKee, and Lutishoor Salisbury.  2014. Just in case or just in time? Outcomes of a 15-month patron-driven acquisitions of E-Books at the University of Arkansas Libraries.  Library Collections, Acquisitions, and Technical Services (06/04; 2015/01): 1-11.  (Refereed)
  • Gilbertson, Mary A., and Juhl, Beth.  Ebrary dda and III at the University of Arkansas Libraries.  Arkansas Innovative Users Group Meeting. August, 2014.  
  • Gilbertson, Mary A., Salisbury, Luti, McKee, Elizabeth, Demand-Driven Acquisition at the University of Arkansas, Arkansas Library Association. Hot Springs, Arkansas. October 7, 2013.
  • Gilbertson, Mary A. “DDA Using YBP”, American Library Association, Catalog Management Interest Group. Anaheim, CA. 23 June 2012.  Panel Presentation.
  • Black, Angela & Gilbertson, Mary A. “Cataloging and MARC: a Brief Overview”.  Presented at the Arkansas Library Paraprofessional’s Meeting.  May 20, 2011. Written by Mary Gilbertson, presented by Angela Black.
  • Walker, Mary A. and McKee, Elizabeth Chadbourn.  “Evolution of a State Periodical Index: Converting an In-House Index to a MARC-Based Database on the Web” The Serials Librarian.  Vol.55 no. 1 / 2, (2008): 184-209.  (Refereed)
  • McKee, Elizabeth Chadbourn and Walker, Mary A. Librarians as Indexers: Taking the Arkansas Publications Index from State Periodical Index in Card Files to Online Database” in Smallwood, Carol, editor.  Thinking Outside the Book:  Essays for Innovative Librarians.  Jefferson, Conn.: McFarland, (June 2008).  (Refereed)
  • Walker, Mary A. and Kulczak, Deb “Shelf-Ready Books Using PromptCat and YBP: Issues to Consider (An Analysis of Errors at the University of Arkansas)” Library Collections, Acquisitions, and Technical Services. Vol. 31 Issue 2, (June 2007): 61-84: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.lcats.2007.07.016  (Refereed)
  • Walker, Mary and Contant, Elaine. “Regular Expressions,” Arkansas Innovative Users Group Presentation, Little Rock, Arkansas (June 2007).
  • Walker, Mary A. Arkansas Libraries Fall Conference entitled “Getting Blood Out of a Turnip,” Fayetteville, Arkansas, (October 2006). Panel Presentation.
  • Walker, Mary.  “Unlocking the Mysteries of Cataloging: A Workbook of Examples (book review)” Reference & User Services Quarterly, Winter 2005, Vol. 45, Issue 2, p. 179.
  • Walker, Mary, “YBP, OCLC Promptcat, and III: Our Experience at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville,” Arkansas Innovative Users Group Presentation, Fayetteville, Arkansas (June 2005).
  • Walker, Mary and Juhl, Beth, “ContentDM: the Razorback Experience,” Amigos Spring Conference Presentation, Dallas, Texas (May 6, 2004).
  • White, Mary “OCLC Promptcat and YBP at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville,” Arkansas Libraries 60:6 (December 2003): 38-40.
  • White, Mary and Kluttz, Kate “OCLC Connexion: the Good the Bad and the Ugly,” Arkansas Libraries 60:4 (August 2003): 23-26.
  • White, Mary “Subject Access in Electronic Resources” Arkansas Library Association Presentation, Little Rock, Arkansas, (September, 2002). 
  • White, Mary and White, Eva, “Going for the Green II: Public Library Funding in Arkansas” Arkansas Libraries 59:3 (June 2002): 4-7.
  • White, Mary, “For Better or for Worse: Issues Facing Government Documents Departments in the Age of the Internet” Arkansas Libraries 57:4 (August 2000): 4-7.

Experience

Monographs Unit Head, Cataloging and Acquisitions; 2003-Present 

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS LIBRARIES – FAYETTEVILLE

 

Monographs Cataloging Unit Head; 2001-2003

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS LIBRARIES – FAYETTEVILLE

 

Cataloging Librarian; 2000-2001

UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS—TORREYSON LIBRARY; CONWAY, ARKANSAS         

 

Government Documents/ Microforms Librarian; 1998- 2000

UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS -- TORREYSON LIBRARY; CONWAY, ARKANSAS

 

Graduate Assistant; Reference Desk, 1997

UNIVERSITY OF NORTH TEXAS—WILLIS LIBRARY; DENTON, TEXAS

 

             Interim Library Manager; 1995-1996

             NEWTON COUNTY LIBRARY; JASPER, ARKANSAS

 

Reference Desk; Student Assistant, 1994-1995

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS—MULLINS LIBRARY; FAYETTEVILLE, ARKANSAS

 

         

Adriana Gonzalez

Associate Dean for Research and Learning

Melanie Griffin

Director of Special Collections Services

PhD, Literacy Studies, University of South Florida

MLIS, University of South Carolina

MA, English Literature, University of South Carolina

BA, English, Latin and Greek, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

Research Interest

  • Primary source literacy, methods for assessing special collections services, and children's literature in archives and special collections repositories.

Publications

  • Griffin, Melanie and Tomaro Taylor. “Employing Analytics to Guide a Data-Driven Review of LibGuides.” Journal of Web Librarianship 12.3 (2018): 147-159. https://doi.org/10.1080/19322909.2018.1487191
  • Griffin, Melanie and LeEtta Schmidt. “Special Deliveries: Towards a Methodology of Generous Fulfillment of Special Collections Interlibrary Loan Requests.” Public Services Quarterly 13.4 (2017): 241-259 https://doi.org/10.1080/15228959.2017.1332499
  • Griffin, Melanie and Tomaro Taylor. “Shifting Expectations: Revisiting Core Concepts of Academic Librarianship in Undergraduate Classes with a Digital Humanities Focus.” College & Undergraduate Libraries 23.2/4 (2017): 452-466. https://doi.org/10.1080/10691316.2017.1325346
  • Griffin, Melanie. “The Rare Book Librarian’s Day, Revisited.” In New Directions for Special Collections: An Anthology of Practice, edited by Beth Whittaker and Lynne Thomas, 1-12. Santa Barbara: Libraries Unlimited, 2016.
  • Griffin, Melanie and Matt Knight. “The Right Tool at the Right Time: Implementing Responsive Reproduction Policies and Procedures.” In Reference and Access: Innovative Practices for Special Collections and Archives, edited by Kate Theimer, 95-108. New York: Rowman & Littlefield, 2014.
  • Griffin, Melanie and Tomaro Taylor. “Of Fans, Friends, and Followers: Methods for Assessing Social Media Outreach in Special Collections Repositories.” Journal of Web Librarianship 7.3 (2013): 255-271 https://doi.org/10.1080/19322909.2013.812471
  • Griffin, Melanie, Barbara Lewis, and Mark I. Greenberg. “Data-Driven Decision Making: A Holistic Approach to Assessment in Special Collections Repositories.” Evidence Based Library and Information Practice 8.2 (2013): 225-238. https://ejournals.library.ualberta.ca/index.php/EBLIP/article/view/19138
  • Metz-Wiseman, Monica, Melanie Griffin, Carol Ann Borchert, and Deb Henry. “Best Practices for Selecting the Best Fit.” In Planning and Implementing Resource Discovery Tools in Academic Libraries, edited Mary Popp and Diane Dallis, 77-89. Hershey, PA: IGI Global, 2012.
  • Griffin, Melanie and Barbara Lewis. “Transforming Special Collections through Innovative Uses for LibGuides.” Collection Building 30.1 (January 2011): 5-10. https://doi.org/10.1108/01604951111104989
  • Lewis, Barbara and Melanie Griffin. “Special Collections and the New Web: Using LibGuides to Provide Meaningful Access.” Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship 23.1 (January 2011): 20-29. https://doi.org/10.1080/1941126X.2011.551091
  • Griffin, Melanie. “Postmodernism, Processing, and the Profession: Towards a Theoretical Reading of Minimal Standards.” Provenance 28 (2010): 82-104. 

 

Experience

  • Assistant Head of Special Collections, University of Arkansas Libraries (2018- )
  • Special Collections Librarian, University of South Florida Libraries (2011-2018)
  • Metadata and Digital Projects Librarian, University of South Florida Libraries (2009-2011)
  • Cataloging Assistant, South Caroliniana Library, University of South Carolina (2007-2009)
  • Junior Fellow, Library of Congress, Rare Books and Special Collections Division (summer 2008)

Melody Herr

Head, Office of Scholarly Communications

Melody Herr, PhD, is Head of the Office of Scholarly Communications (OSC).

  • PhD, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Johns Hopkins University
  • BA, Biology, Millersville University of Pennsylvania, Millersville

Research Interest

  • Publishing, intellectual property, scholarly communications, research integrity

Publications

Scholarly Books – Solo Author

Writing and Publishing Your Book: A Guide for Experts in Every Field, Greenwood, 2017; peer-reviewed

 

Scholarly Articles – Solo Author

"Abusive Copyright Litigation, Proposed Solutions, and the Implications for Creative Commons Licenses,'' The Journal of Academic Librarianship, 48 (2022); https://doi.org/10.1016/j.acalib.2021.102475

"The Interpretation of Creative Commons Licenses by US Federal Courts,"The Journal of Academic   Librarianship, 47 (2021); https://doi.org/10.1016/j.acalib.2020.102227

                *Accompanying blog: "Creative Commons in Court,'' Scholarly Kitchen, 14 October 2020

            https://scholarlykitchen.sspnet.org/2020/10/14/guest-post-creative-commons-in-court/

"Responding to Research Misconduct: A Primer for LIS Professionals,'' Science & Technology Libraries 38(3) (2019): 272-87; https://doi.org/10.1080/0194262X.2019.1644268

"The Rights Provisions of a Book Publishing Contract," Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication, 6(1) (2018); http://doi.org/10.7710/2162-3309.2273

Experience

University of Arkansas Fayetteville, 04/2016 to present

Head, Office of Scholarly Communications

University of Michigan Press, University of Michigan, 12/2007 to 02/2016

Senior Acquiring Editor for Politics and Government

Northern Illinois University Press, Northern Illinois University, 08/2003 to 11/2007

Acquisitions Editor

Cole Hudson

Director of Information Systems and Technology

Cole Hudson is the Director of Information Systems and Technology. He received his M.L.I.S. from Rutgers University and his M.A. and B.A. degrees from the University of Arkansas and Arkansas Tech University, respectively. Cole arrived at the University of Arkansas from North Carolina State University, where he served as Discovery Systems Manager. In this role, he managed a team of programmers/analysts, who maintained core business and bibliographic systems for the NC State University Libraries. Cole previously worked in Detroit as a Digital Publishing Librarian for Wayne State University, dealing with issues of scholarly publishing, archival storage and display, and software development.

Unsurprisingly, Cole's research and professional interests center around library information technology efforts.

  • M.L.I.S. with digital libraries concentration, Rutgers University.
  • M.A. English, University of Arkansas.
  • B.A., summa cum laude, Music and English, Arkansas Tech University.

Publications

Van Loon, J., Akers, K., Hudson, C., & Sarkozy, A. (2017). Quality Evaluation of Data Management Plans at a Research University. IFLA Journal, 43(1). doi: 10.1177/0340035216682041. http://digitalcommons.wayne.edu/libsp/126

Hudson, C., & Hukill, G. (2016). One-To-Many: Building a single-search interface for disparate resources. In K. Varnum (Ed.), Exploring Discovery: The front door to your library’s licensed and digitized content (141-153). Chicago, IL: ALA Editions. http://digitalcommons.wayne.edu/libsp/114

Virant-Young, D., MSHP Professional & Legal Affairs Committee, Hudson, C., Falls, J., & Sefcik, D. (2012). Interprofessional education and collaboration training pilot program. MSHP Monitor, 31(10). 

Hudson, C. (2008). The legend of Gene Witherspoon. Overland Review, 35, 45-50.

Panels

Hudson, C., Lopez, N., & Nickels, C. Day in the Life Panel. NC State Library Technology Career Jumpstart Program. Raleigh, NC. (2021).

Hudson, C. & Nordberg, E. Michigan Memories: A Statewide Digital Portal. Invited Speakers. National Digital Stewardship Alliance Wayne State University Student Chapter, Detroit, MI. (2018).

Hudson, C. Technology in Libraries Panel. Invited Speaker. Michigan Association of Law Libraries 2015 Spring Meeting, Detroit, MI. (2015).

Hudson, C., Hukill, G., & Neds-Fox, J. Digital Humanities Lightning Round Panel. Wayne State University History Department Brown Bag. Detroit, MI (2015).

Workshops

Hudson, C. Command Line Crash Course. Invited Speaker. Mid-Michigan Digital Practitioners. Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI. (2018).

Hudson, C. Python and APIs and Data Oh My! Tech Bunker Workshop Series, Detroit, MI. (2018).

Hudson, C. & Hukill, G. Text Mining. Network Detroit 2017, Detroit, MI. (2017).

Hudson, C. Vagrant and VirtualBox. Mid-Michigan Digital Practitioners. Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI. (2016).

Hudson, C. & Hukill, G. Hydra and Fedora Commons. Invited Speakers. University of Michigan. Ann Arbor, MI (2015).

Presentations

Hudson, C., Lopez, N., & Nickels, C. Day in the Life Panel. NC State Library Technology Career Jumpstart Program. Raleigh, NC. (2021).

Hudson, C. & Adler, R. Michigan Memories. Mid-Michigan Digital Practitioners, Mt. Pleasant, MI. (2018).

Hudson, C. & Nordberg, E. Michigan Memories: A Statewide Digital Portal. Invited Speakers. National Digital Stewardship Alliance Wayne State University Student Chapter, Detroit, MI. (2018).

Hudson, C. Using Old Streets to Make New Inroads to Data: Part 1. Code4Lib Midwest, Oxford, OH. (2018).

Hudson, C. & Hukill, G. Combine. Spark in the Dark Tech Talk. Invited Speakers. Webinar. Code4Lib. (2018).

Hudson, C. & Hukill, G. Avro: Overview and Implications for Metadata Processing. Code4Lib National Conference, Washington, D.C. (2018). [poster]

Hudson, C., Hukill, G., & Neds-Fox, J. Growing Up Fast: Using Vagrant to Prototype New Infrastructure. LITA Forum, Fort Worth, TX. (2016).

Hudson, C & Liauw, A. How We Closed a Library and Opened Up Our Stacks: Providing Alternative Access Through Virtual Shelves. Association of College and Research Libraries, Portland, OR. (2015). [poster]

Hudson, C. Technology in Libraries Panel. Invited Speaker. Michigan Association of Law Libraries 2015 Spring Meeting, Detroit, MI. (2015).

Hudson, C., Hukill, G., & Neds-Fox, J. Digital Humanities Lightning Round Panel. Wayne State University History Department Brown Bag. Detroit, MI (2015).

Hudson, C. & Hukill, G. Starting from the Ground Up: How We Created Our Own Digital Collections Platform. Michigan Library Association, Grand Rapids, MI. (2014).

Hudson, C., Hukill, G., Mowry, A., & Neds-Fox, J. Wayne State University Libraries Digital Collections Platform: The Library as Infrastructure for DH. Network Detroit, Detroit, MI. (2014).

Hudson, C. Visualizing Our Bookshelves: How We Took Harvard's Stack View and Made It Our Own. Code4Lib Midwest, Grand Rapids, MI. (2014).

Hudson, C. & Hukill, G. But Wait There’s More! Updates on WSULS Digital Collections. Invited Speaker. National Digital Stewardship Alliance Wayne State University Student Chapter, Detroit, MI. (2014).

Hudson, C., Hukill, G., & Liauw, A. Making It Up as We Go Along: How We Built Our Digital Collections Platform. Library Technology Conference, St. Paul, MN. (2014).

Hudson, C. WSULS Digital Collections API. Invited Speaker. Code4Lib Midwest, Grand Rapids, MI. (2014).

Hudson, C. Syncing Omeka with Fedora Commons. Code4Lib Midwest Conference, Iowa City, IA. (2013).

Hudson, C. What’s in a Name?: Digital Commons and Author Identity. Digital Commons Great Lakes User Group Annual Meeting, Bloomington, IL. (2013). [roundtable]

Hudson, C. & Hukill, G. What is Fedora Commons, and Why Should You Care? Transitions in Collections: 2013 Print to Digital Workshop, East Lansing, MI. (2013).

Hudson, C., Virant-Young, D., Koerner, G, & Wilson, S. To V or not to V…that is the question. American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) 2012 Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C. (2012). [poster]

Hudson, C. & Winston, W. What’s the Use?: Tracking How Distance Learners Value Their On-Site Resources. Michigan Library Association Conference, Grand Rapids, MI. (2011). [poster]

Hudson, C. Competing Concerns: The Role of Science Fiction in Nancy Farmer’s The House of the Scorpion. Children’s Literature Association Conference, Charlotte, NC. (2009). [presented paper]

Experience

University of Arkansas

Director of Information Systems and Technology, University Libraries. Sept. 2021 - Present

North Carolina State University

Discovery Systems Manager, University Libraries, May 2019 - August 2021

Wayne State University

Adjunct Faculty, School of Information Sciences, Jan. 2014 - May 2019

  • Scripting Languages for Library Applications
  • Archives and Libraries in the Digital World (co-taught)

Digital Publishing Librarian, University Library System, Nov. 2012 - May 2019

Michigan State University

Library Assistant, July 2009 - Nov. 2012

Normastel Johnson

Adjunct Assoc Librarian

B. A., Vanderbilt University, 1983

M.L.S., Simmons College, 1985

Phillip Jones

Director of the Fine Arts Library

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

M.S., library and information science

University of California, Irvine

M.A., history

University of California, Santa Barbara

B.A., history

Research Interest

Librarianship in the humanities; administration and management of academic libraries, particularly the role of accountability and authority; critical theory

Publications

Refereed Articles

Lennertz, Lora L., and Phillip J. Jones. “A Question of Time: Sociotemporality in Academic Libraries.” College and Research Libraries 81, no. 4 (May 2020): 701–20.

Jones, Phillip J., and James D. Stivers. “Good Fences Make Bad Neighbors: Rethinking Binary Constructions of Employment in Academic Libraries.” portal: Libraries and the Academy 4 (Jan. 2004): 85–104.

Ochola, John N., and Phillip J. Jones. “Assessment of the Liaison Program at Baylor University.” Collection Management 26, no. 4 (2001): 29–41.

Jones, Phillip J. “Academic Graduate Work in Academic Librarianship: Historicizing ACRL’s Terminal Degree Statement.” Journal of Academic Librarianship 24 (Nov. 1998): 437–43.

Non-refereed Articles

Jones, Phillip J., Janet H. Parsch, and Vijith M. Varghese. “Graduate Assistants at the University of Arkansas Libraries: Past, Future, and Significance, Part II.” Arkansas Libraries 62 (Summer 2005): 6­–11.

Jones, Phillip J., Vijith M. Varghese, and Janet H. Parsch. “Graduate Assistants at the University of Arkansas Libraries: Past, Future, and Significance, Part I.” Arkansas Libraries 61 (Winter 2004): 6–10.

Jones, Phillip J. “Rethinking Library Development.” College and Research Libraries News 63 (Sept. 2002): 584–85.

Goolsby, Mary Koehler, Carol L. Schuetz, and Phillip J. Jones. “From Funeral to Christening: OPAC Rites of Passage.” Bottom Line: Managing Library Finances 13, no. 1 (2000): 34–36.

Jones, Phillip J. “Individual Authority and Individual Accountability: The Missing Links.” Library Administration and Management 14 (Summer 2000): 135–45.

Refereed Chapters in Proceedings

Jones, Phillip J., and George J. Fowler. “The Limits of Democracy in Academic Libraries in a Revolutionary Age.” In A Declaration of Interdependence: Proceedings of the ACRL 2011 Conference, edited by Dawn M. Mueller, 305–12. Chicago: Association of College and Research Libraries, 2011.

Jones, Phillip J., and Tim Zou. “The Process and Promise of Consolidating Public Service Desks: You Can’t Hurry Love.” In Brick and Click Libraries: Proceedings of an Academic Library Symposium, edited by Connie Jo Ury, Frank Baudino, and Sarah G. Park, 4–14. Maryville, MO: Northwest Missouri State University, 2009.

Jones, Phillip J., and Kristine K. Stacy-Bates. “Establishing Virtual Reference through Partnership: The GWLA Model.” In Brick and Click Libraries: Proceedings of an Academic Library Symposium, edited by Frank Baudino and Connie Jo Ury, 94–99. Maryville, MO: Northwest Missouri State University, 2006.

Presentations

Jones, Phillip. “The Lives of the Other(s): The Instability of Foreignness in Deutschland 83.” Paper presented at the Forty-Eighth National Conference of the Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association, Indianapolis, IN, Mar. 2018. Paper available at https://scholarworks.uark.edu/libpub/25/.

Jones, Phillip, Lora Lennertz, Jeff Steely, and Sha Towers. “How Many Hands Are Needed on Deck? Mooring Staffing to ACRL’s Value of Academic Libraries (VAL).” Panel presented at the ACRL 2017 Conference, Baltimore, MD, Mar. 2017.

Jones, Phillip. “He Is(n’t) One of Us: Liminality and the Sons-in-Law in Downton Abbey.” Paper presented at the Forty-Fourth Annual Popular Culture Association-American Culture Association National Conference, Chicago, IL, Apr. 2014. Text of paper available at https://scholarworks.uark.edu/libpub/6/.

Poster Sessions (at ALA Annual Conferences)

Jones, Phillip, and Lora Lennertz, “Time Is on My Side? Time in the Library Workplace.” Orlando, FL, June 2016.

Walton, Ethel, Phillip Jones, and Sinai Wood. “Job Shadow Day with a Multicultural Twist: The Baylor University Experience.” Atlanta, GA, June 2002.

Goolsby, Mary, Carol Schuetz, and Phillip Jones. “From Funeral to Christening: OPAC Rites of Passage as Effective Public Relations.” New Orleans, LA, June 1999.

Jones, Phillip J., and David R. Rodgers. “Regional Variations in Membership: Is ALA a National Organization?” Washington, DC, June 1998.

Experience

University of Arkansas, Associate Librarian, 04/03–

Baylor University, Assistant Professor, 08/00–04/03

Baylor University, Instructor, 09/04–07/00

Honors and Awards

Regents' Fellow, University of California, Irvine, 1990–91

Grants

Beth Juhl

Web Services Librarian

Beth Juhl arrived at the University of Arkansas in 1993, having previously served at Columbia University and New York Public Library Research Division. After 7 years as Head of Reference, Juhl transitioned to a role in web development and electronic resource and remote access support while still serving as a humanities subject specialist. In 2013, she added the role of library integrated system administrator and oversaw the transition from Millennium to Sierra software and then migration to hosted Sierra in 2018. She currently is serving as lead for the Libraries' migration to the Alma / Primo LSP.  She manages many of the Libraries' web-based services and provides support for the Libraries’ discovery layer, QuickSearch.  A long-time contributor to Choice, Juhl has published in-depth bibliographic essays on electronic resources for various humanities fields. She is currently at work on a collaborative project to make  available online county-level election data for the state of Arkansas, covering 1836-1980.

  • BA, magna cum laude, Greek, University of Texas at Austin
  • MLS, Libraries, Columbia Univ in New York, New York

Research Interest

  • Arkansas Votes, An effort to collect and present county-level Arkansas election data.

Teaching Interest

Subject liaison to Classical Studies program. 

Workshops on using the Zotero citation manager. 
 

Publications

Book Chapters

Juhl, B., "P Col 251 (P Oxy 358)," pp. 8-16 in Columbia Papyri X American Studies in Papyrology v.34 ed. Roger Bagnall and Dirk Obbink.  Atlanta, GA: Scholars Press, 1996

Section Editor for Literature and Language, Guide to Reference Books, supplement to the Tenth Edition.  Chicago: ALA, 1992

 

Journal Articles

(Peer-Reviewed)

Juhl, Beth and Anita Lowry, "The CD ROM 'Revolution' at Columbia," Serials Librarian 17:3/4 (1989): pp. 69-80. Also published in The Serials Partnership: Teamwork, Technology, and Trends : Proceedings of the North American Serials Interest Group, Inc, 4th Annual Conference, June 3-6, 1989, Scripps College, Claremont, California. https://bit.ly/2ltXdDR

(Non-Peer-Reviewed)

Juhl, Beth, “Measure for Measure: Altmetrics (Bibliographic Essay),” Choice 54:10 (June 2017): 1453 - 1463. https://scholarworks.uark.edu/libpub/31/

Juhl, Beth, "A Parliament of URLS: Medieval Resources on the Web (Bibliographic Essay)," Choice 45:11 (July 2008): 1885-1897.  http://scholarworks.uark.edu/libpub/30

Juhl. Beth, “Desk Set: Ready Reference Resources on the Web (Bibliographic Essay),” Choice 38:8 (April 2001): 1383-1407.  http://scholarworks.uark.edu/libpub/32

Juhl, Beth, “Red, White, and Boolean: Electronic Resources for American History (Bibliographic Essay),” Choice 35:8 (April, 1998): 1313-1326. http://scholarworks.uark.edu/libpub/34

Juhl, Beth, “Ex Machina: Electronic Resources for the Classics (Bibliographic Essay), Choice 33:8 (April, 1995): 1249-1261. 
http://scholarworks.uark.edu/libpub/33

Conference Papers Published

Juhl, Beth, “Everything that’s Reference Must Converge: Reference Publishing from the Reference Desk, p. 131-137 in Is Bigger Better? 2000 Charleston Conference Proceedings, ed. Rosann Bazirjian and Vicky Speck.

Presentations

  • (with Jeremy Goldstein) “Joining the Idea Lab Team,” Innovative Users Group Annual Meeting, Phoenix, May 6 and 8, 2019
  • (with Jeremy Goldstein and Gwyneth Jelinek) “IUG Enhancements Forum,” Innovative Users Group Annual Meeting, Phoenix, May 7, 2019.
  • "Managing Loan Rules," Arkansas Innovative Users Group, Little Rock, October 5, 2018.
  •  (with Gwyneth Jelinek), "Idea Lab," Arkansas Innovative Users Group, Little Rock, October 5, 2018.
  •  (with Joel Tonyan), "WAM Proxy: Consider the Alternatives," Innovative Users Group Annual Meeting, Orlando, April 25, 2018.
  • "Getting Started with Idea Lab," Innovative Users Group Annual Meeting, Orlando, April 25, 2018.
  • (with Joe Montibello and Kathie Brown), IUG Enhancements Forum, Innovative Users Group Annual Meeting, Orlando, April 25, 2018.
  • (with Mary Gilbertson, Cody Hackett, Lisa Lindsey Headstream, and Amy McGohan), “New Tools for Tech Services Workflow:  Springshare, Slack, and Beyond,” Arkansas Library Association Annual Meeting, Little Rock, November 14, 2016.
  • “IUG Conference Report,” Arkansas IUG Annual Meeting, Little Rock, August 7, 2015.
  • “IUG Conference Report,” Arkansas IUG Annual Meeting, Little Rock, August 22, 2014
  • (with Joshua Youngblood and Sarah Spiegel), "Usability Testing on Another Dime (and $100),” Arkansas Library Association Annual Meeting, Springdale, AR, October 15, 2012.
  • "ERM Implementation at UAF," Arkansas Innovative Users' Group (IUG), Little Rock, May 25, 2012.
  • (with Deborah Kulczak), “Expose your Collections with Custom Search Forms,” Arkansas Innovative Users Group Spring Meeting, Little Rock, AR, June 18, 2010.
  • “Audubon in Arkansas,” Arkansas Historical Association Annual Meeting, Jonesboro, AR, April 16, 2010.
  • (with Lora Lennertz Jetton), "Web Usability on a Dime (and $100)," Arkansas Libraries Annual Meeting, Hot Springs, AR, October 25, 2009.
  • (with Mary Walker), "CONTENTdm: The Razorback Experience," Amigos Member Meeting, Dallas, TX, May 6, 2004.
  • Moderator, Panel on Bibliography, Southeastern Medieval Association Annual Conference, Fayetteville, AR, October 23, 2003.
  • (with Kate Kluttz and Deborah Kulczak), "Live Aggregator Wrestling," Arkansas Library Association, Arkansas Library Association, Little Rock, AR, October 22, 2001. 
  • “Everything’s that Reference Must Converge: The State of Reference Publishing,” Charleston Conference, Charleston, November 2, 2000.        
  • “Overdrawn at the Databank?” RUSA/CODES Panel on Database Overlap, American Library Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, July 9, 2000.
  • “Evaluative Criteria for Electronic Resources,” RUSA/CODES (Reference and User Services Association/Collection Development and Evaluation Section) Preconference/workshop on Reference Materials Reviewing held at the ALA Annual Meeting, New Orleans, June 25, 1999. 
  • Panel on consortia and overview of E-Text Project, Arkansas Library Association College and University Division Spring Meeting, April 23-24, 1998. 
  • Research Libraries Group Conference on Machine Readable Texts in the Humanities, Columbia University, May 1990.
  • Panel on new technologies and access, ACRL/New England Spring Conference, Wellesley, MA. March 1990.
  • Panel on CD ROMs, North American Serials Interest Group Annual Conference, Claremont, CA, June 1989.

Experience

University of Arkansas

Web Services Librarian, University of Arkansas Libraries, 2001-

Head of Reference, University of Arkansas Libraries, 1993-2000

Columbia University Libraries

Undergraduate Services Librarian, 1992-1992

Deputy Head of Reference, 1991-1992

Acting Head, Butler Library Circulation, 1991

Reference Librarian, 1987 - 1992

New York Public Library, General Research Division

Reference Librarian,  1986-1987

Honors and Awards

Libraries Keystone Award  2008, 2014, 2019

The Keystone Award recognizes staff “who make the Libraries, the campus, or the community a better place.”

Arts and Humanities Collaboration Grant   2017-2019

$5000 from the University of Arkansas Office of Research and Innovation for “Arkansas Votes,” a pilot project to make Arkansas election results freely available to all.

University of Arkansas Baum Teaching Grant 1997

$850 towards 5-year license of Thesaurus Linguae Graecae corpus of ancient Greek literature for support of teaching and research in Classical Studies. 

 


 

Grants

Professional Membership

American Libraries Association; ACRL, European Studies Section; Classical, Medieval, and Renaissance Discussion Group, Library History Round Table

Arkansas Historical Association

Arkansas Library Association

Deborah Kulczak

Director of Content Services

M.L.S., School of Library and Information Science, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, 1987

B.A., Political Science, Kent State University, 1983

Research Interest

Authority work, metadata quality control, music metadata

Publications

Refereed Articles

  • Allen, Amy Leigh, Deborah E. Kulczak, and Mary A. Gilbertson. “From Digital Repositories to the Library Catalogue: Two Workflows for Transforming Metadata.” Journal of Digital Media Management 6, no. 1 (Autumn/Fall 2017): 95-110. http://scholarworks.uark.edu/libpub/29.
  • Newcomer, Nara L., Rebecca Belford, Deb Kulczak, Kimmy Szeto, Jennifer Matthews, and Misti Shaw. “Anforderungen an Musik-Discovery-Systeme.” Forum Musikbibliothek 34, no. 2 (July 2013): 14-22. https://journals.qucosa.de/ejournals/fmb/article/view/169.
  • Newcomer, Nara L., Rebecca Belford, Deb Kulczak, Kimmy Szeto, Jennifer Matthews, and Misti Shaw. “Music Discovery Requirements: A Guide to Optimizing Interfaces.” Notes 69, no. 3 (March 2013): 494-524. https://www.jstor.org/stable/23358781.
  • Kulczak, Deborah E., and Lora Lennertz Jetton. “Lexicon of Love”: Genre Description of Popular Music Is Not as Simple as ABC.” Music Reference Services Quarterly 14, issue 4 (2011): 210-238.   http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10588167.2011.621798
  • Walker, Mary, and Deb Kulczak. “Shelf-Ready Books Using PromptCat and YBP: Issues to Consider (An Analysis of Errors at the University of Arkansas).” Library Collections, Acquisitions, and Technical Services 31, issue 2 (June 2007): 61-84. https://doi.org/10.1080/14649055.2007.10766150.
  • Kulczak, Deborah E., and Cathy Reineka. “Marcive GPO Records and Authority Control: An Evaluation of Name and Subject Headings at the University of Arkansas Libraries.” Cataloging & Classification Quarterly 38, no. 1 (2004): 87-103. https://doi.org/10.1300/J104v38n01_08.
  • Kulczak, Deborah E. “Name Authority Work for OCLC Copy Cataloging: Is It Worth the Effort?” Cataloging & Classification Quarterly 28, no. 1 (1999): 69-81. https://doi.org/10.1300/J104v28n01_07.
  • Kulczak, Deb, and Lora Lennertz. “A Decade of Disaster: A Selected Bibliography of Disaster Literature, 1985-1995.” Library & Archival Security 15, no. 1 (1999): 7-66. https://doi.org/10.1300/J114v15n01_03.
  • Kulczak, Deb, and Lora L. Lennertz. “Smart and Smarter: How to Raise the IQ of Your Barcodes.” Co-author with Lora Lennertz. College & Undergraduate Libraries 6, no. 1 (1999): 81-94 https://doi.org/10.1300/J106v06n01_09.

Other Articles and Publications

  • Newcomer, Nara L., Rebecca Belford, Deb Kulczak, Kimmy Szeto, Jennifer Matthews, and Misti Shaw. “Music Discovery Requirements.” Music Library Association, Emerging Technologies Committee, 2012.  http://committees.musiclibraryassoc.org/ETSC/MDR.
  • Typo of the Day for Librarians blog, ( http://librarytypos.blogspot.com/). Contributor (non-refereed), 2009-2016.
  • Kulczak, Deb. Review of MARC/AACR2/Authority Control Tagging: A Blitz Cataloging Workbook, 2nd ed., by Bobby Ferguson. Westport, Conn.: Libraries Unlimited, 2005. Reference & User Services Quarterly, 45 issue 2 (Winter 2005): 178-79.
  • Parker-Gibson, Necia, Sherryl Robinson, and Deb Kulczak. “Food, Fun and Festivals in Fayetteville and Farther: An Eclectic Guide.” Arkansas Libraries 57, no. 4 (August 2000): 13-14.
  • Kulczak, Deb. “Planning for Tape Loads and Loader Programs.” Meeting summary published in the in the proceedings of the 1995 Innovative Users Group Annual Conference, 1995.
  • Kulczak, Deb. “Introduction” and “User Guide.” Arkansas Union List of Newspapers. Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Libraries, 1993.
  • Wappel, Anthony J., and Deb Kulczak. “Newspapers Wanted: The Older the Better.” Flashback 42, no. 4 (November 1992): 1-4.
  • Wappel, Anthony J., and Deb Kulczak. “An Appeal for Newspapers: The Arkansas Newspaper Recording Project.” Searcy County Ancestor Information Exchange 1, no. 3 (December 1991): 2-4.
  • Kulczak, Deb. “Join the Search for Old Newspapers.” Flashback 39, no. 1 (February 1989): 14-15.
  • Kulczak, Deb. “Statewide Newspaper Project Underway.” Books and Letters 2, no. 2 (Fall 1988): 1, 5

Presentations and Posters

  • Anderson, Martha, Lori Birrell, and Deb Kulczak. “Getting the Party Started: Creating Content for Open Educational Resources.” Presentation at the Open Education Southern Symposium, Fayetteville, Arkansas, October 2, 2018.
  • Allen, Amy Leigh, Mary A. Gilbertson, and Deborah E. Kulczak. “Connecting Access from Metadata to MARC”. Poster presented (by Allen) at “ARCHIVES*RECORDS 2016,” the annual conference of the Society of American Archivists, Atlanta, Georgia, August 4, 2016. http://scholarworks.uark.edu/libpub/20/.
  • Kulczak, Deb, and Lora Lennertz. “The Bronc that Wouldn’t Bust, or, Other Tales of an Online Audio Collection.” Presentation at the Arkansas Library Association Conference, Little Rock, Arkansas, October 6, 2015.
  • Dean, Jason, and Deb Kulczak. “Best Practices for Complex Diacritics Handling in CONTENTdm.” Poster presented (by Dean) at “Metadata Intersections: Bridging the Archipelago of Cultural Memory,” the International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications, Austin, Texas, October 2014. http://dcevents.dublincore.org/public/dc-docs/2014-Master.pdf.
  • Kulczak, Deb, and Lora Lennertz Jetton. “’Digital Love’: The Description of ‘Pop Muzik’ in Online Resources.” Poster presented at the Music Library Association annual meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, February 11, 2011.  http://mla2011.musiclibraryassoc.org/files.
  • Juhl, Beth, and Deb Kulczak. “Expose Your Collections with Custom Search Forms.” Presentation at Arkansas Innovative Users Group, Little Rock, Arkansas, June 18, 2010.
  • Juhl, Beth, Kate Kluttz, and Deb Kulczak. “Live Aggregator Wrestling: Creating OPAC Records for Electronic Journals.” Presentation at the Arkansas Library Association Conference, Little Rock, Arkansas, October 22, 2001.
  • Lennertz, Lora, and Deb Kulczak. “Armageddon Nervous: Disaster Planning for the New Millennium.” Presentation at the Arkansas Library Association Conference, Little Rock, Arkansas, October 11, 1999.
  • Kulczak, Deb, Anthony J. Wappel, and Cary Cox. “The Arkansas Newspaper Project.” Slide presentation at the United States Newspaper Program Annual Meeting, Austin, Texas, May 1, 1992.
  • Kulczak, Deb. “Cataloging Incomplete Newspapers.” Presented at the United States Newspaper Program Annual Meeting, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., May 31, 1989.

Experience

Head of Technical Services and Database Maintenance Librarian, July 2016 to present.

Interim Head of Technical Services and Database Maintenance Librarian, July 2014-June 2016

Database Maintenance Librarian/Music Cataloger, July 1994-June 2014

Database Maintenance Librarian, October 1992-June 1994

Arkansas Newspaper Project Cataloger, March 1988-September 1992

Selector, German Language and Literature, 2002 to present.

Non-MARC Metadata Coordinator, 2010 to present.

Lora Lennertz

Data Services Librarian

Master of Information Systems, Walton School of Business, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR, December 2005.

Certification in Preservation Management, Rutgers University, September 2003.

MS in Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL, May 1991.

BA in Teaching of Speech, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL, May 1982

 

Research Interest

Research Data activities including:

  • Management plans
  • Repository identification
  • Curation activities including metadata creation
  • Visualization tools and methods
  • Data literacy skills
  • Locating data sources
  • Data sharing
  • Reproducible research principles and methods

Publications

Books / Book Chapters

Lehman, Kathleen and Lora Lennertz. Profiles of Academic Library Storage Management Strategies.  New York: Primary Research Group, 2019. ISBN 978-1-57440-581-1.

Bailey, Alberta S., and Lora L. Lennertz. "The role of the access services manager in policy formation." In Access Services in libraries: new solutions for collection management. Ed. Gregg Sapp. New York: Routledge, 1993.Published Papers

Journal Publications

Nielsen, J. M. and  Lora Lennertz Jetton. Assessing the effectiveness of collaborative subject-specific library instruction.  Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries. March 2014, 343-350.

Laskowski, M. S., Ford, C. Z., Friedland, N. E., Fritz, J., Holmes, J., Jetton, L. L., Stewart, M. C., Williams, J. M. Guidelines for   Media Resources in Academic Libraries (2012).

Kulczak, Deb and Lora Lennertz Jetton. ”’Lexicon of Love’: Genre Description of Popular Music Is Not as Simple as ABC.; Music Reference Services Quarterly, 14 no.4 (2011): 210-238.

“All the World is a Stage: The Interdisciplinary Characteristics of Journal Use in Theatre Research.” Proceedings of the 8th Annual Hawaii International Conference of Arts and Humanities. Honolulu HI. January 13-16, 2010.

Jetton, Lora Lennertz, and Alberta S. Bailey. "The role of the access services manager in the virtual library." Journal of Access Services 7, no. 2 (2010): 121-131

Selecting and Using Technology for Student Training.” Technical Services Quarterly, 26, no.1 (2009): 21-35.

Kulczak, Deb and Lora Lennertz.  “A Decade of Disaster: A Selected Bibliography of Disaster Literature, 1985-1995.” Library and Archival Security, 15, no. 1 (1999): 7-67.

Lennertz, Lora L., and Cheryl L. Conway. "Implementing a serials barcoding project." Information Technology and Libraries 16, no. 2 (1997): 82.

“Because I CARE: Preservation Options for the Small Library”, Arkansas Libraries, 53, no.3 (June 1996), 13-17.

Bailey, Alberta S., and Lora L. Lennertz. "The role of the access services manager in policy formation." Collection management 17, no. 1-2 (1993): 119-132.

 

Posters

 

Lennertz, Lora and Kathleen Lehman.  “Reshaping Collections: Impacts of a Storage Project on a Libraries’ Data Story.” Poster presented at the Association of College and Research Libraries, Cleveland, OH. April 2019.

Jones, Phillip and Lora Lennertz. “Time Is on My Side? Time in the Library Workplace.” Poster presented at the American Library Association Annual Conference, Orlando, FL, June 25, 2016.

Lennertz Jetton, Lora. “Inspire Your Workforce to Learn: Using Interactive Tutorials and Simple Games to Train Your Staff in Reference Service.” Poster presented at Association of College and Research Libraries, Indianapolis, IN. April 2013.

Kulczak, Deb and Lora Lennertz Jetton. “ ‘Digital Love’: The Description of ‘Pop Muzik’ in Online Resources.” Poster presented at the Music Library Association Conference, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, February 10, 2011.

Dixon, Jan, Lora Lennertz Jetton, Anne Marie Candido, and Molly Boyd.  “Packaging Your Resources to Go? Meet Hogworthy, the Research Paper Wizard.”  Poster presented at the Association of College and Research Libraries Conference, Seattle, Washington, March 13, 2009.

“Navigating a Sea of Information:  Tools for Training Student Assistants.” Poster presented at the Association of College and Research Libraries Conference. Baltimore, MD, March, 2007. 

 

Presentations

 

Lennertz, Lora, Kathleen Lehman, Katrina Windon “Transforming a collection through implementing high density storage.” Presentation at the Arkansas Library Association Conference, Rogers, Arkansas, Sept. 25, 2018.

Jones, Phillip, Lora Lennertz, Jeff Steely, and Sha Towers. “How Many Hands are Needed on Deck?  Mooring Staffing to ACRL’s Value of Academic Librarias (VAL).” Panel discussion for Association of College and Research Libraries, Baltimore, MD, March 24, 2017.

Kulczak, Deb and Lora Lennertz. “The Bronc that Wouldn’t Bust or Other Tales of an Online Audio Collection.” Presentation at the Arkansas Library Association Conference, Little Rock, Arkansas, October 6, 2015.

Nielsen, J. M. and  Lora Lennertz Jetton. “Assessing the effectiveness of collaborative subject-specific library instruction.”  5th Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries International Conference. Rome Italy. 4 June, 2013. Abstract available in Book of Abstracts of the 5th Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries International Conference (2013), 41.

Lennertz Jetton, Lora.  “Parler songs: Folklore surrounding a folk music collection.” Presentation at the Southeast Music Library Association Conference, Tuscaloosa, AL. October 2012.

Juhl, Beth and Lora Lennertz Jetton, “Usability Testing on a Dime… and $100.” Presentation at the Arkansas Library Association Conference, Hot Springs, Arkansas, October 25, 2009.

Parker-Gibson, Necia and Lora Lennertz Jetton.  “Outwit, Out-teach, Out-train: Just in Time Tutorials in an Academic Library.”  Presentation at the annual meeting of the Arkansas Library Paraprofessional Association, May 13, 2008.

Lennertz Jetton, Lora and Necia Parker-Gibson.  “Lights, Camtasia, Action!  Cooperative Development of Online Tutorials in an Academic Library.”  Presentation at the annual meeting of the Arkansas State Library Association, September, 2007.

  “Disaster Preparedness in the Post-Katrina World.”  Presentation at the annual meeting of the Arkansas State      Library Association, October 8, 2006.

“Access Issues in the Digital World.”  Presentation at the Mary Parler Conference, University of Arkansas Libraries. November 12, 2005

“Binding Contracts.” Presented within Library Binding Workshop, sponsored by Greater Western Library Alliance, ALA-ALCTS.  Kansas City, MO – April 29, 2004; Salt Lake City, UT—May 13, 2004.

“Preservation on a Shoestring.”  Presentation at the annual meeting of the Arkansas State Library Association, September 2003.

Kulczak, Deb and Lora Lennertz.  “Armageddon Nervous.”  Presentation at the annual meeting of the Arkansas State Library Association, October 1999.

"From the Root Cellar to the Main Floor."  Paper presented as part of the program "Why Me? Integrating Preservation into Your Library's Operations" at the annual meeting of the American Library Association, Chicago, IL. 23-28, June 1995.

 

Interviews

 

Fritz Angela and Lora Lennertz.  Ozark Folksong Collection: A Conversation with Angela Fritz and Lora Lennertz.  Choice June 1 2016 http://www.choice360.org/blog/ozark-folksong-collection .

 

Honors and Awards

PCA/ACA Best Electronic Reference Site, 2016 (Ozark Folksong Collection).

Grants

Jay McAllister

Engineering and Honors College Librarian

Jay is from the Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas, but was raised at an early age to cheer on the Razorbacks since both of his parents are from the state of Arkansas. After graduating from the University of Oklahoma with a degree in History, Jay decided to pursue a career in librarianship. He attended the University of North Texas and graduated with a Master of Science in Library Science. Jay started from the bottom of the ladder in libraries working the evening shifts at the Willis Library at the University of North Texas while working full time for an electrical contractor. An opportunity arose when offered to become a circulation assistant for the Eugene McDermott Library at the University of Texas at Dallas (UTD). Not much later, Jay applied and accepted a position of Instruction Librarian at UTD and taught information literacy and library research skills to students. Beginning 2018, Jay accepted the postion of Engineering Librarian from the University of Arkansas and has done so ever since in serving the needs of students and faculty from the College of Engineering. As of fall 2021, Jay requested and accepted the additional role of being the Honors College Librarian. 

Master of Library Science, 2014

University of North Texas 

Bachelor of Arts in History, 2008

University of Oklahoma

Research Interest

The future of academic libraries, 21st century libraries, engineering librarianship, strategic planning, and incorporating new and immersive technologies into libraries.

Teaching Interest

21st century libraries. 

Publications

Over, S., McAllister, J., Morrow, D., Jones, S., Pixton, D., Prosser, E., ... & Magid, A. (2022). Conference Rubric Development for STEM Librarians’ Publications. Science & Technology Libraries, 1-8. https://doi.org/10.1080/0194262X.2022.2067931

McAllister III, J.T., & Torres, J. (2022) Discovering open access trends in engineering: A bibliometric analysis of open access publications at a large research university. Science & Technology Libraries, 1-18. https://doi.org/10.1080/0194262X.2022.2032535

McAllister III, J.T., Lennertz, L., Mojica, Z.A. (2021). Mapping a Discipline: A guide to using VOSviewer for bibliometric and visual analysis. Science & Technology Libraries, 1-30. https://doi.org/10/1080/0194262X.2021.19991547

McAllister, C.T. & McAllister III, J.T. (2020). Troop Train No. 571 Wreck of 1918. Encyclopedia of Arkansas. https://encyclopediaofarkansas.net/entries/troop-train-no-571-wreck-of-1918-14621/

McAllister III, J. T., & Diaz, N. S. (2020). Hosting Inspec on Engineering Village or Web of Science. Reference Services Review, Vol. 48. No. 2, pp. 307-317. https://doi.org/10.1108/RSR-08-2019-0050

Clausen, E. & McAllister, J. (2018) Connecting with students in large classrooms, ASEE Midwest Section Conference: Putting Engineering Education in Practice, Kansas City, MO, September 2018. Washington, DC: ASEE.org.

Presentations

"Discovering open access trends in engineering: A bibliometric analysis of open access publications at a large research university." ALA STS Forum and Membership Breakfast, Virtual, June 15, 2022.

“Libraries and Engineering Processes”, 2020 STEM Librarians South Conference, Virtual, July 16, 2020.

“Partnership with Industrial Engineering Students in Identifying Library Processes”, American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference 2020, Engineering Libraries Division, Virtual, June 22-26, 2020.

“Does your Strategic Plan tell a Story?”, (Co-presenter with J. Thornton), ArLA Annual Conference 2018, Rogers Arkansas, April 22-25, 2018.

“From Online to Hybrid: Transforming a Course”, Cross Timbers Library Collaborative 2017, Denton, Texas, August 4, 2017.

“New RefWorks Survey”, Poster, Cross Timbers Library Collaborative 2017, Denton, Texas August 4, 2017.

Courses

UNIV 1001 - University Perspectives

One hour freshman level course designed to promote and enhance student success. A variety of speakers and topics are addressed based on current events, time management, academic integrity, health, diversity/inclusion, and other valuable areas. 

Professional Membership

American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE)

  • Engineering Librarians Division (ELD)
    • Publications Committee
    • Accreditation and Standards Committee

American Libraries Association (ALA)

  • Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL)
  • Science and Technology Section (STS)

 

Marina Narvaez

Business Librarian

University of North Texas

Master of Library Science

Our Lady of the Lake University

Master of English Education            

University of the Incarnate Word

Bachelor of Arts, Psychology of Organizational Development

Publications

(November, 2018) A Money Smart Week event:The partnering of students, faculty, library, and surrounding community. C&RL News. https://crln.acrl.org/index.php/crlnews/article/view/17376/19141

Presentations

Greater Austin Area Information Literacy Symposium (GAAILS). A 7-minute lightning round presentation of, “The Coupling of Online and In-person Library Instruction”

Experience

Texas A&M University-San Antonio | Business Librarian | 2016 – 2021

Sanford-Brown College | Solo Librarian | 2012 – 2015

Necia Parker-Gibson

Agriculture Librarian

Necia Parker-Gibson has been a librarian at the University of Arkansas since 1991. She serves the Bumpers College of Agriculture, Food and Life Sciences, teaches classes, supports students and faculty in their research, and mentors other librarians. In the past she served several departments in the Fulbright College and was briefly interim Engineering librarian. She ranks as a full professor/librarian. She is an award-winning academic librarian and writer.

MLIS, Louisiana State University Baton Rouge. BS in Agriculture, University of Arkansas, in Fayetteville.

Research Interest

  • Motivation to learn. Science for non-scientists.

Honors and Awards

ELD ASEE Best Publication Award, 2014, with Patricia Kirkwood.

Arkansas Library Association Academic Librarian of the Year, 2009

Grants

Several Project Ceres awards to digitize Arkansas' agricultural literature for use by students, faculty and the public. Martha Anderson has been a key person in these projects and their completion. 

Professional Membership

USAIN Executive Council member, several terms.

AgNIC Chair (chair-elect, chair and past chair over a three year term).

Stephanie Pierce

Interim Director of User Services and Director of the Physics Library

Master of Library and Information Sciences, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA

B.A. in History, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR

Experience

University of Arkansas
Head of the Physics Library, 2016 - Present

Huston-Tillotson University
Technical Services and Systems Librarian, 2015 - 2016

Pulaski Technical College
Reference and Instruction Librarian, 2014 - 2015

Arkansas State Library
Senior Librarian, 2011 - 2014

Honors and Awards

  • SPARC Open Education Leadership Program, Fellow (2018 - 2019)

Grants

Michele Reilly

Digital Projects Coordinator

Humbolt University, Berlin, Germany.
Ph.D. Library and Information Science. 2021

Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.                                      
MLS, Library Science. 2005

Washington State University, Pullman, Washington.                      
B.S., Social Science (minor in History). 2004

Teaching Interest

Fall 2012 - Guest lecturer, Crowdsourcing UH Digital Library materials. Part of the University of Houston, Center for Public History seminar course given by Dr. M. Young.

Fall 2012 - Guest lecturer, Researching Digital Archives.  Part of the University of Houston, Center for the Americas.

Fall 2011 - Guest lecturer, Researching the Digital Archive.  Part of the University of Houston, Center for the Americas: Latin American Studies grant award $21,500.

Fall 2011 - Instructor, Digital History 6383. Graduate level course in Digital History through the Public History department at the University of Houston.

Fall 2010 - Guest lecturer, Researching the Digital Archive. Part of the University of Houston, Center for the Americas: Latin American Studies grant award $21,500.

Publications

Publications

Reilly, M., and Santi Thompson (2019). Understanding Data Management Planning and Sharing: Perspectives for the Social Scientist. Anthropological Data in the Digital Age; New Possibilities - New Challenges. Chapter 2. Palgrave Macmillan. Cham Switzerland.

Thompson, Santi and Michele Reilly. “’Everyone’s a Curator’: Identifying the Everyday Curator.” The International Journal of the Image, 10(2)

Thompson, Santi and Michele Reilly (2018). “Embedded Metadata Patterns Across Web Sharing Environments.” International Journal of Digital Curation 13(1). http://www.ijdc.net/article/view/607.

Thompson, S., & Reilly, M. (2017). “A picture is worth a thousand words”: Reverse image lookup and digital library assessment. Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, 68(9), 2264-2266.

Reilly, Michele, and Santi Thompson (2016). "Reverse Image Lookup: Assessing Digital Library Users and Reuses." Journal of Web Librarianship 11(1), 56-68.

Reilly, M & S. Thompson, (2014) Understanding Ultimate use Data and Its Implication for Digital Library management: A Case Study. Journal of Web Librarianship. May 5, 2014. DOI: 10.1080/19322909.2014.901211

Reilly, M & A. Dryden, (2013) Building an Online Data Management Tool. Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication. 1(3):eP1066. http://dx.doi.org/10.7710/2162-3309.1066

Reilly, M.(producer, writer, director, editor), Brosnan, K. A. (producer, writer), Peredes, L.(research, writer), (2013). University of Houston, War and Growth, 1939-1950. Video Documentary. To be aired; Spring 2013 KUHT-TV, Houston, TX.

Crowder, J., M. Reilly and J. Marion, (2013) Organization & Storage (Where’s my stuff?). In A concise introduction to Visual Research. Chapter 8. Berg. February 2013.

Crowder, J., M. Reilly and J. Marion, (2013). Exploring Images. In A Concise Introduction to Visual Research. Chapter 9, Berg. February 2013.

Elder. D., Westbrook, R.N., & Reilly, M. (2011) Wikipedia Lover, Not a Hater: Harnessing Wikipedia to Increase the Discoverability of Library Resources. Journal of Web Librarianship 6(1).

Reilly, M & Westbrook, RN (2011): Growing a mutually-beneficial digital curation internship program that is sustainable and low cost, Archiving 2011: Preservation Strategies and Imaging Technologies for Cultural Heritage Institutions and Memory Organizations. Conference proceedings, pages 21-25, 2011.

Reilly, M. & Chen, M. (2011). Implementing METS, MIX and DC for sustaining digital preservation at the University of Houston Libraries. Journal of Library Metadata. manuscript. 11:2, 83-99.

Reilly, M. (producer), & Buehner, K. (producer). (2011).The Great Bank Heist. [video]. United States.; University of Houston Digital Library. UH Libraries YouTube Channel. http://youtu.be/V3qSA5qUfmc

Reilly, M. & Buehner, K. (2010). Honoring the vision. Southwestern Archivist. 34 (3).

Reilly, M. (Producer), & Buehner, K. (Producer). (2010). Birth of an Idea. [video]. United States.; University of Houston Digital Library. UH Libraries YouTube Channel.  http://youtu.be/Myvngwuo9XY

Reilly, M. (producer), & Buehner, K. (producer). (2010). Birth of an Idea, part B. [video]. United States; University of Houston Digital Library. UH Libraries YouTube Channel. http://youtu.be/Ua9gjnjltj4

Presentations, Panels, and Workshops

Thompson, Santi and Michele Reilly. (2018 November) “Get Ready, Get Set, Curate: Understanding the ‘Everyday Curator.’” The Ninth International Conference on the Image, Hong Kong, November 3, 2018

Thompson, Santi and Michele Reilly. (2017 June) “The “Pros” and “Cons” of Reverse Image Lookup as an Assessment Tool for Digitized Cultural Heritage Images.” The 12th International Conference on Open Repositories, Brisbane, Australia, June 29, 2017. https://uh-ir.tdl.org/uh-ir/handle/10657/1963.

Reilly, M., Thompson, S. (2016 June.) Acknowledging the Personal among Digital Library Users and Reuses. LIDA – Libraries in the Digital Age. Zadar, Croatia.

Reilly, M., Thompson, S., Beaudoin, J., Matusiak, K., (2014 Sept.) Moving beyond ‘if we build it they will come’: the invisible user in digital library development. Joint Conference on Digital Libraries. London, UK.

Reilly, M & Thompson, S. (2014 April) Finding Roots, Gems, and Inspiration: Understanding the Ultimate Uses of Digital Materials. Texas Conference on Digital Libraries. University of Texas. Austin, TX.

Reilly, M & Thompson, S. (2014 April) Finding Roots, Gems, and Inspiration: Understanding the Ultimate Uses of Digital Materials. Personal digital Archiving 2014. Indianapolis, IN.

Reilly, M. (2013 November). We built it now what? Exploring uses of University of Houston Digital Library content. International Conference on Digital Libraries. New Delhi, IN.

Reilly, M. (2013 September) Reuse, Recycle, and Reimagine; video storytelling at the University of Houston. Digital Frontiers 2013. University of North Texas. Denton, TX.

Reilly, M and del la Cruz Gutierrez , M. (2013 May) Online Metadata Generator for Research Data. Texas Digital Library Conference System, TCDL. Austin, TX.

Reilly, M and Dryden, A. (2013 April) Creation of an In-House DMP tool at the University of Houston Libraries. ACRL Digital Interest Group. Webinar.

Reilly, M, Roberts, B, and Gould, M. (2013 February) Implementing an ETD Program at a  Decentralized University; Tricky but Doable. TXETDA 2013. College Station, TX.

Reilly, M. (2013 July) Implementing an ETD Program at a Decentralized University; Tricky but Doable. USETDA 2013. Clarmont, CA.

Reilly, M (2012 October) Introduction to ETD management with Vireo. Texas Digital Library. University of Houston. Houston, TX.

Reilly, M (2012 September). UH Memories Project: using digital materials to chronicle the history of a university. Digital Frontiers 2012. University of North Texas. Denton, TX.

Reilly, M. (2012 September). Data Management Planning. Academic Library Symposium. Rice University, Houston, TX.

Reilly, M. (2012 March). Data Management Plan Online Tools for Researchers. Scholarly Communications Group. Rice University. Houston, TX.

Reilly, M. (2012 January). Library Resources for the Digital Humanities at the University of Houston. The Digital Humanities: A Revolution in Research and Funding. Houston, TX.

Reilly, M (2012 January). Managing University Born-Digital Archives. ALA Mid-Winter Annual Meeting. Dallas, TX.

Reilly, M. (2011 November). Digital Preservation. Pre-conference, Southwest CONTENTDM User Group Annual Meeting. Houston, TX.

Reilly, M. and Buehner, K. (2011 November). The Birth of an Idea: (Re) Telling Public Histories Using Emerging Technologies. Southwest CONTENTDM User Group Annual Meeting. Houston, TX.

Reilly, M. and Buehner, K. (2011 September). The Birth of an Idea: (Re) Telling Public Histories Using Emerging Technologies. The Public History of Science and Technology conference, Columbia, SC.

Reilly, M. (2011 June). Want to increase your visibility? Make some friends. CONTENTdm User Group Meeting, American Library Association Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Reilly, M. (2011 June) Designing Policies and Rules within a Multi-Member Organization. Panelist: Preservation policy-based Infrastructure for digital library research environments. Joint Conference on Digital Libraries, Ottawa, ON, Canada.

Reilly, M. and Westbrook, R.N. (2011 May). Growing a Mutually-Beneficial Digital Curation Internship Program that is Sustainable and Low Cost. Society for Imaging, Science and Technology, Archiving Annual Conference, 2011. Salt Lake, UT.

Elder, D., Westbrook, R.N. and Reilly, M. (2011 March). Wikipedia Lover, Not a Hater: Harnessing Wikipedia to Increase the Discoverability of Library Resources. Association of College and Research Libraries Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

Reilly, M. and Westbrook, R.N. (2011 April). What’s in a Name? Best Practices for Digital File Naming. Texas Library Association Annual Conference, Austin, TX.

Reilly, M. and Westbrook, R.N. (2010 November). Even Great Collections Don’t Promote Themselves. Digital Library Federation Fall Forum, 2010. Palo Alto, CA.

Reilly, M. and Getz, K. (2010 November). Digital Solution to a Digital Acquisitions Problem. Charleston Conference, Charleston, SC.

Reilly, M. and Getz, K. (2010 May). Digital Solution to a Digital Acquisitions Problem. Texas Conference on Digital Libraries, Austin, TX.

Reilly, M. (2010 April). Open Access.  Panelist.  All School Day. University of North Texas-Department of Library and Information Sciences, Houston, TX.

Reilly, M. (2010 February). Sharing and Workflow for the New Client. Amigos Library Services Online Conference.

Reilly, M. (2009 October). Content Management for Digital Materials.  Association of Earth Science Editors, Houston, TX.

Reilly, M. (2009 March). Using Emerging Technologies to Promote Your Digital Collections. Keynote. Midwest CONTENTdm User Group Meeting, West Lafayette, IN.

Reilly, M. (2008 March). Web 2.0 for Document Librarians. Spring Federal Regional Depository Librarians Meeting. Kansas City, KS.

Reilly, M. ( 2008 April). Web 2.0 for Document Librarians. Arizona Federal Regional Depository Librarians. Phoenix, AZ.

Reilly, M. (2008 May). Using Page2RSS API as a Collection Tool. Best Practices Exchange 2008. Helena, MT.

Reilly, M. (2007 May). Tracking the Publication Schedule of Born Digital Documents Published by State Agencies. Best Practices Exchanges 2007. Chandler, AZ

Reilly, M. (2007 May). State Agency Outreach Idea Exchange. Best Practices Exchange 2007. Chandler, AZ.

 

Presentations

Reilly, M. (2021 January) Assessing Users and Reuses for LDL Practitioners. Louisiana Digital Library Online Speakers Series. Data Speaker Series Collections as Data: Part to Whole. https://collectionsasdata.github.io/part2whole/  

Thompson, S. and M. Reilly. (2018 November) "Get Ready, Get Set, Curate: Understanding the 'Everyday Curator.'” The Ninth International Conference on the Image, Hong Kong, November 3, 2018

Thompson, S. and M. Reilly. (2017 June) “The “Pros” and “Cons” of Reverse Image Lookup as an Assessment Tool for Digitized Cultural Heritage Images.” The 12th International Conference on Open Repositories, Brisbane, Australia, June 29, 2017. https://uh-ir.tdl.org/uh-ir/handle/10657/1963. 

Reilly, M., Thompson, S. (2016 June.) Acknowledging the Personal among Digital Library Users and Reuses. LIDA – Libraries in the Digital Age. Zadar, Croatia.

Reilly, M., Thompson, S., Beaudoin, J., Matusiak, K., (2014 Sept.) Moving beyond ‘if we build it, they will come’: the invisible user in digital library development. Joint Conference on Digital Libraries. London, UK.

Experience

University of Arkansas Libraries, Fayetteville, AR, July 2017 - Present
Digital Projects Coordinator - Alma Implementation Lead
Associate Dean of Libraries (Director for Resource Management Services) - Professor

Central Washington University Library, Ellensburg, WA, August 2013 - July 2017
Associate Dean of Libraries - Professor

University of Houston Libraries. Houston, TX   April 2009 - August 2013
Head of Digital Services.

Arizona State Library Archives and Public Records. Phoenix, AZ, 2006 - 2009.
Digital Repository Coordinator-Arizona Memory Project
State Publications Librarian - Librarian. (Concurrent with the Digital Repository Coordinator position)

Indiana University Library. Bloomington, IN, 2005 - 2006
Library Assistant III.

 

 

Licensures and Certifications

EDUCAUSE Managers Institute. Online. 

Essential Leadership Skills for Academic Deans. Academic Impressions. Seattle, WA.

Harvard Leadership Institute for Academic Librarians. Boston, MA

 

Judy Robinson

Clinical Assistant Librarian

Luti Salisbury

Distinguished Professor, Director of the Chemistry and Biochemistry Library

Research Interest

  • Information literacy in science and technology; bibliometrics; scholarly metrics; open access; patent information; information seeking behavior, collection assessment; evaluation of information systems

Teaching Interest

  • Information literacy in science and engineering; scholarly metrics; science information; chemical information; collection assessment and evaluation; evaluation of information systems

Publications

Publicaltions: orcid.org/0000-0003-1365-3679

Lutishoor Salisbury. (2019). Elsevier’s Engineering Village and Clarivate Analytics’ Web of Science. Charleston Advisor, v20(3), p5-13. DOI: https://doi.org/10.5260/chara.20.3.5

Lutishoor Salisbury,  (2018). Technology use for non-educational purposes during library instruction: effects on students learning and retention of Information. Science & Technology Libraries,  v37(3), p272-289.  DOI:10.1080/0194262X.2018.1456391 (Abayomi Omotola Omolewu & Jeremy J. Smith)

Lutishoor Salisbury. (2018). Usability of CAB Abstracts on Three Platforms: CAB Direct,  EBSCOhost and Clarivate Analytics. Charleston Advisor. v20 (1), p5-13.

Lutishoor Salisbury. (2017). Faculty Publications from a Research University: The Scholarly Impact of  Open Access versus Non-Open Access. Science & Technology Libraries Vol. 36(2), p187-199.  https://doi.org/10.1080/0194262X.2016.1273815 (Anuradha Rai Chowdhury & Jeremy J. Smith)

Lutishoor Salisbury. 2017. Identifying Full-Text Resources in Agriculture, Food and Life Sciences: A Research Study. Journal of Agricultural & Food Information.  18(2), p136-144.  https://doi.org/10.1080/10496505.2017.1300537 (Abayomi Omotola Omolewu & Jeremy Joseph   Smith).

Salisbury, Lutishoor. 2016. Early exposure to the Scientific Research Process through Collaboration with Chemistry Faculty and the Science Librarian. Science and Technology Libraries. 35(2), http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/pdf/10.1080/0194262X.2016.1162118. DOI:10.1080/0194262X.2016.1162118

Salisbury, Lutishoor. 2016. Science and Technology Librarians: User Engagement and Outreach Activities in the Area of Scholarly Communication.  Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, Winter. http://www.istl.org/16-winter/refereed4.html DOI:10.5062/F45X26ZR (with Julie Speer)

Salisbury, Lutishoor. 2015. Undergraduate Ownership of Small Mobile Devices: Engagement and Use in an Academic Environment.” Science & Technology Libraries, 34(1), 91-107 (with Jozef Laincz and Jeremy J. Smith).

Salisbury, Lutishoor. 2015. Assessment of Marketing Faculty Publications at a Major Research University to Satisfy Information Needs.”  Journal of Business & Finance Librarianship, 20(4): 1-16 (with Brittany A. Travernaro).

Salisbury, Lutishoor. 2014. “Building the AgNIC Resource Database Using Semi-Automatic Indexing of Material.” Journal of Agricultural and Food Information, 15(3), 159-179 (with Jeremy J. Smith)

Salisbury, Lutishoor. 2014.  “Just in Case or Just in Time?  Outcomes of a 15-Month Patron Driven Acquisition (PDA) of E-Books at the University of Arkansas Libraries”.  Library Collections, Acquisitions and Technical Services, 38(1), 10-20 (with Mary Gilbertson and Elizabeth McKee,. 

Salisbury, Lutishoor. 2013. “CABI Leisure and Tourism Abstracts and EBSCOHost Hospitality and Tourism Index.”  The Charleston Advisor, 14(4), 5-11. (refereed section)

Salisbury, L. (2012). “A Comparative Evaluation of FSTA on EBSCOHost, Web of Knowledge, and on OvidSP Platforms.” The Charleston Advisor, 14, 5-15. (refereed section)

Salisbury, L.(2012). “Science and Technology Undergraduate Students' Use of the Internet, Cell Phones and Social Networking Sites to Access Library Information.” Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship. http://www.istl.org/12-spring/refereed3.html. (with  J. Laincz, J., & J.J. Smith). DOI:10.5062/F4SB43PD

Salisbury, L. (2012). “Students Preferences in Selecting Information Resources Used to Find Scholarly information: A comparative Study Between Undergraduate and Graduate Students.” Journal of Agricultural & Food Information, 13, 250-266. (J. Laincz, J. and J.J. Smith).

Salisbury, L. (2011). “CAB Abstracts on CAB Direct, EBSCOHost, and Thomson Reuters Web of Knowledge: Comparing the Platforms and their Searching and Retrieval Capabilities.” The Charleston Advisor, 12, 5-14. (refereed section).

Salisbury, L. (2010). “There a Future for the Conventional Abstracting and Indexing Services?” Agricultural Information Worldwide, 3(2), 78-82.

Salisbury, L. (2010). “The Use of Web of Knowledge to Study Publishing and Citation Use for Local Researchers at the Campus Level.” Collection Management, 35(2), 69-82. (with J.J. Smith)

Salisbury, L. (2009). “Web of Science and Scopus: A Comparative Review of Content and Searching Capabilities.” The Charleston Advisor, 11(1), 5-18. (refereed section)

Salisbury, L. (2009). “Analysis of BioOne Journal Collections: Their quality, Indexing Coverage, and Scholarly Content.” Journal of Agricultural & Food Information, 10(2), 113-123. (with C. Mills)

Salisbury, L. (2008). “Inspec on InspecDirect and on Engineering Village.” The Charleston Advisor, 9(4), 5-11. (refereed section)

Salisbury, L. (2007). “Enhancing Rice Content in AgNIC: Methodology for Evidence-based Identification of Resources.” Journal of Agricultural & Food Information, 8(2), 49-56.

Salisbury, L. (2007). “University of Arkansas Food Science Faculty Publications and the Characteristics of Their Cited References: A Bibliometric Study. “Journal of Agricultural & Food Information, 8(4), 21-33. (with V. Bajwa and S.L. Dillon).

Salisbury, L. (2006). “Information Seeking Pattern and Googlization of Information: The issues Facing Libraries.” Proceedings of the 1st IEEE International Conference on Digital Information Management (ICDIM 2006), 412-417 (with Usha Gupta).

Salisbury, L (2006). “Where are Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness Research Information Published and Indexed? A Comparison of Coverage in Web of Knowledge, CAB abstracts, EconLit, and Google Scholar.” Journal of Agricultural & Food Information, 7(2/3), 126-143 (with A. Tekawade).

Salisbury, L. (2005). “A Comparative Evaluation of Food Science and Technology Abstracts on OVID's WebSPIRS 5.0 and on FSTA Direct. The Charleston Advisor, 7, 5-11. (refereed section)

Salisbury, L.(2005). “Current Awareness Delivery Options in Food Science and Technology: Their Coverage, Timeliness and Characteristics. Journal of Agricultural & Food Information, 6, 37-51. (with V. Bajwa).

Salisbury, L.  (2004). “A Comparative Review of INSPEC on EBSCOHost, Engineering Village (EV2), and Institute for Scientific Information (ISI).” The Charleston Advisor, 6, 5-11 (with Usha Gupta, 70 percent contribution). (refereed section)

Salisbury, L., (2004). “Evidence-based Services at the University of Arkansas libraries: Results of a Faculty Survey to Assess the Usefulness of Electronic Resources.” Quarterly Bulletin of the International Association of Agricultural Information Specialists, 49, 36-40. (T. Vaughn and V. Bajwa).

Salisbury, L.(2003). “Faculty Publications as a Source of Information for Identifying and Satisfying Users' Needs: A Case Study at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville.” Journal of Agricultural & Food Information, 5,11-25 (with V. Bajwa).

Salisbury, Lutishoor. (2002). “Coverage and Duplication of Journals in Cambridge Scientific Abstracts (CSA) Bioengineering Database and Other Science and Technology Databases.”  Electronic Journal of   Academic and   Special Librarianship.Vol.3(3), Summer.  6p.http://collection.nlc-bnc.ca/100/201/300/ejasl/2002/v03n03/index.html (with E. Noguera).

Salisbury, L. (2003). “Usability of E-journals and Preference for the Virtual Periodicals Room: A survey of Mathematics Faculty and Graduate Students.”  Electronic Journal of Academic and Special Librarianship, 4(2-3), 10p. (http://southernlibrarianship.icaap.org/content/v04n03/Salisbury_l01.htm) (with E. Noguera)

Salisbury, L. (2002). “Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts (ASFA) on OVID's WebSPIRS 5.0 and through Cambridge Science Abstracts (CSA) interface.” The Charleston Advisor, 4, 5-11. (refereed section).

Salisbury, L. (2002). “CAB Abstracts on SilverPlatter's WebSPIRS 5.0 and Through CABDirect.” The Charleston Advisor, 3(3), 9-15. (refereed section)

Salisbury, L.(2000). “Full-text Resources for Undergraduates: An Analysis of PA research II and WilsonSelect.” College & Undergraduate Libraries, 7(2), 25-50. (with B.H. Davidson and A.S. Bailey).

Salisbury, L., (2000). “Undergraduate Full-text Databases: Bell and Howell Medical Complete and InfoTrac Health Reference Center-Academic”. The Journal of Southern Academic and Special Librarianship, 2(1-2), 16p. (http://southernlibrarianship.icaap.org/content/v02n01/salisbury_l01.html). (with B.H. Davidson and A.S. Bailey).

Salisbury, L.(1999).” Inspec on FirstSearch: An Evaluation and Tutorial for Effective Searching.” Journal of Southern Academic and Special Librarianship, 1(2),13p.  (http://southernlibrarianship.icaap.org/content/v01n02/salisbury_l01.html) (with Usha Gupta).

Salisbury, L. (1997). “Agricola on Firstsearch: Searching Tips and Tricks.” Quarterly Bulletin of the International Association of Agricultural Information Specialists, 42(1), 5-9.

Salisbury, L. (1997). “Evaluation of UnCover  REVEAL E-mail Alerting Service as a Source for Current Awareness: Case Study at the University of Arkansas”. Quarterly Bulletin of the International Association of Agricultural Information Specialists, 42(3/4), 260-269 (with A.S. Bailey).

Salisbury, L (1997). “Directory Assistance on FirstSearch: Prospects and Potential.” Information Technology and Libraries, 16(1), 38-43. (with D. Batson).

Salisbury, L. (1996). “The Ten Most Effective Ways to Search WorldCat on FirstSearch: A Practical Guide for Scholars and Practitioners.” RQ, 35, 505-518 (with S. Perry).

 Salisbury, L. (1995). “Access to Information in both CitaDel and FirstSearch: A Comparative Study of Dissertation Coverage.” Information Technology and Libraries, 14(March), 17-29 (with S. Perry).

Salisbury, L. (1995). “SuperService: Reshaping Information Services for Graduate Students.” Research Strategies. 13(4):209-218. (with U. Gupta and A.S. Bailey).

Salisbury, L. (1994). “AGRIN Package and Micro CDS/ISIS Software.” Journal of Agriculture and Food Information.  2(1): 61-71.

Salisbury, L. (1993). “Industry-University Cooperation 1987-1993: A Selected and Annotated Bibliography.” International Journal of Technology Management, 8(6/7/8), 812-836.

Salisbury, L. (1992).  “FirstSearch: Potential and Search Characteristic.”  OCLC Micro. 8(4):20-25 (with U. Gupta,)

Salisbury, L.   (1989). “Structured Analysis and Design in a Library  Environment.”  International Library Review, 21: 231- 238.

Salisbury, L. (1987). “Nuclear Winter: the Environmental Consequences of Nuclear War: An Annotated Bibliography.”    IEEE Technology and Society, 6(1): 21-28. 

Salisbury, L.  (1985). “On-line Information Retrieval and its Role in the Provision of Information in Trinidad and Tobago.”  International Library Review, 17: 425-433.

Salisbury, L. 1984.  “Some Considerations for Automation of Serials Control in Libraries.” In Automation and information in the Caribbean, Port of Spain, Trinidad, May 6-12, 1984: 45-57. (with D. Beckles, H. Francis, J. Kochhar and B. Persaud).

Salisbury, L.  1984. “Automated Circulation System: Its Advantages and Potential for the Provision of Management Information. “ In Automation and information in the Caribbean, Port of Spain, Trinidad, May 6-12, 1984:31-33.   

Salisbury, L.  (1984). “Informal Communication Among Scientists: its Characteristics and its Formal Analogs.”  Interciencia  9(3): 159-163.

Salisbury, L. 1982.  “The Importance of Standardization in Scientific and Technological Information Work.”   Guyana Association of Professional Engineers Magazine. 13(1):26-34.

Virginia Siegel

Coordinator of Arkansas Folk and Traditional Arts

  • M.A. Folk Studies, Western Kentucky University
  • B.F.A. Historic Preservation, Savannah College of Art and Design

Research Interest

  • Arkansas folklore, folk art, folklife
  • Trauma-informed oral history interviewing

Publications

  • Siegel, Virginia. 2021. "Foreword." In Ozark Folk Magic: Plants, Prayers & Healing by Brandon Weston. Woodbury: Llewellyn Publications.
  • Husic, Senida and Virginia Siegel. 2020. “Bosnian Coffee in Bowling Green.” Kentucky Folklife Magazine. https://kyfolklifemag.org/bosnian-coffee-in-bowling-green-2/ (accessed January 1, 2021).
  • Siegel, Virginia. 2019. Review of Folkstreams (folkstreams.net). Journal of Folklore and Education 6: 153-154.
  • Williams, Michael Ann (Wei Meian) and Virginia Siegel (Su Jiya). 2017. "Folklife and Historical Building Preservation: Traditional Cultural Sites and Casita Rincon Criollo." Journal of Cultural Heritage (Nanjing University) 2017:06. Translated to Mandarin Chinese by Chen Xi.
  • Siegel, Virginia and Michael Ann Williams. 2017. "Folklife and Historic Preservation." In Folklife and Museums: Twenty-First-Century Perspectives, eds. C. Kurt Dewhurst, Patricia Hall, and Charlie Seemann. New York: Rowman & Littlefield.
  • Björkman, Brent and Virginia Siegel. 2016. "The Kentucky Folklife Program and the Kentucky Museum at Western Kentucky University." Journal of Folklore and Education 3:113-118.

Professional Membership

  • American Folklore Society, Media and Public Outreach Committee Member (2019-present)
  • International Society for Contemporary Legend Research, Secretary (2021-2024)
  • Oral History Association

Mandi Smith

Asst Librarian

Tony Stankus

Distinguished Professor, Health Sciences Librarian

Tony Stankus has been a Science Librarian for almost 50 years and is currently the Health Sciences Librarian with the rank of Distinguished Professor at the University of Arkansas Libraries. He is the library's liaison and subject expert for the School of Nursing, and the Departments of Biological Sciences, Human Nutrition & Dietetics, Kinesiology, Occupational Therapy, and Public Health.

  • BA, Foreign Language, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester
  • MLS, Libraries, University of Rhode Island, Kingston

Research Interest

  • He surveys current developments in science and medicine for his fellow librarians in articles appearing in peer-reviewed professional journals. He is the world's most published science librarian.

Teaching Interest

  • His instructional sessions and one-on-one consultations build competence and confidence in identifying reliable information sources for students, and optimizing publication venues for faculty.

Publications

 109:     Tony Stankus. 2019. "Reviews of Science for Science Librarians: Alpha-Gal: The Curious Case of Ticks Whose Bite Induces Red Meat Allergies in Humans." Science & Technology Libraries 38, no.3. Accepted & in press.

              108.     Tony Stankus.  2019. "Reviews of Science for Science Librarians: Low-FODMAP Diets for Irritable Bowel Syndrome and                Related Disorders."  Science & Technology Libraries 38, no.2 (June 3, 2019),   doi: 0.1080/0194262X.2019.1617226      

             107.       Tony Stankus. 2019. '"Reviews of Science for Science Librarians: The National Weight Control Registry - 25 Years of                     Compiling Strategies Used by Long Term Weight Loss Maintainers." Science & Technology Libraries 38, no.2 (April 19, 2019):                 125-136. doi: 10.1080/0194262X.2019.1595810       

   106.        Tony Stankus. 2018. Reviews of Science for Science Librarians. Economic Entomology in the 21st Century, Part IV: Beneficial Arthropods Used in the Biological Control of Agricultural Insect Pests."  Science & Technology Libraries  38, no.2 (December 14, 2018): 161-182.  doi:10.1080/0194262x2018     (sole author)         

      

105.    Tony Stankus. 2018. ““Reviews of Science for Science Librarians: Patient Decision Aids.” Science & Technology Libraries 37, no. 3 (May 4, 2018): 221–234. doi:10.1080/0194262x.2018.1466758. (Sole Author).

104.    Tony Stankus. 2018. “Economic Entomology in the 21st Century, as Seen from a Bibliometric Analysis of Its Leading Journal, 2000–2015. Part III: Diptera, Blattodea, Acari, Hymenoptera, Thysanoptera, and Psocoptera, with Implications Drawn from All Three Parts for Science Librarians Seeking to Serve Their Students.” Science & Technology Libraries 37, no. 1 (December 13, 2017): 86–99. doi:10.1080/0194262x.2017.1389602. (Sole Author).

103.    Tony Stankus. 2018. "Economic Entomology in the 21st Century, as Seen from a Bibliometric Analysis of Its Leading Journal, 2000–2015. Part II: Lepidoptera, Coleoptera, and Hemiptera." Science & Technology Libraries 37, no. 1 (2018): 71-85. doi:10.1080/0194262X.2017.1389570 (Sole Author).

102.    Tony Stankus. 2018. "Is PLOS ONE Attracting Highly Cited Papers in the Food Sciences? Comparing Authors' Most Cited Work to Their PLOS ONE Articles Published 2006–2016." Journal of Agricultural & Food Information 19, no. 1 (2018): 97-100. doi:10.1080/10496505.2017.1363653 (Sole Author).

101.    Tony Stankus. 2017. "Economic Entomology in the 21st Century, as Seen from a Bibliometric Analysis of Its Leading Journal, 2000–2015. Part I: Topics and Commodities." Science & Technology Libraries 36, no. 4 (2017): 402-414.doi: 10.10800194262X.2017.1389330 (Sole Author).

100.    Tony Stankus. 2017. “Novices Assigned Nutraceuticals: Matching Subject Strengths Uncovered by Same-Day, Simple-Strategy Searches Across EBSCO Versions of Four Major Databases to Different Undergraduate Science Majors.” Science & Technology Libraries 36, no. 1 (November 29, 2016): 89–102. doi:10.1080/0194262x.2016.1247766. (Sole Author).

99.      Tony Stankus. 2016. “Would Publishing in Some of Today’s Freewheeling Open Access Journals Represent the Best Manuscript Placement Strategy for Food Safety Scientists Facing an OA Mandate?” Science & Technology Libraries 35, no. 4 (August 30, 2016): 304–312. doi:10.1080/0194262x.2016.1217813. (Sole Author).

98.      (with Amy Hardin). 2016. “The 2016 Rankings: The Top 25 U.S. Universities Publishing Articles That Advanced Subject Specialized Librarianship 2011–2015.” Science & Technology Libraries 35, no. 3 (June 13, 2016): 241–245. doi:10.1080/0194262x.2016.1195784.

97.      Tony Stankus. 2016. “Ham.” Journal of Agricultural & Food Information 17, no. 2–3 (July 2, 2016): 174–199. doi:10.1080/10496505.2016.1186553. (Sole Author).

96.      (with Jozef Laincz & Rachel Linck) 2015. “Reviews of Science for Science Librarians: Meat Science Around the World, 1980–2014.” Science & Technology Libraries 34, no. 3 (July 3, 2015): 167–227. doi:10.1080/0194262x.2015.1072491.

95.      Tony Stankus. 2014. “Publishing Patterns of Top Molecular and Cellular Biologists in Subscription Model Versus Open Access Journals, 2011–2013.” Science & Technology Libraries 33, no. 4 (September 15, 2014): 383–396. doi:10.1080/0194262x.2014.950403. (Sole Author).

94.      Tony Stankus. 2014. “Reviews of Science for Science Librarians: An Update on Honeybee Colony Collapse Disorder.” Science & Technology Libraries 33, no. 3 (June 30, 2014): 228–260. doi:10.1080/0194262x.2014.912573. (Sole Author).

93.      Tony Stankus. 2014. “Reviews of Science for Science Librarians: Second-Generation Biofuels Feedstock: Crop Wastes, Energy Grasses, and Forest Byproducts.” Science & Technology Libraries 33, no. 2 (April 3, 2014): 143–164. doi:10.1080/0194262x.2014.909757. (Sole Author).

92.      Tony Stankus. 2014. “Reviews of Science for Science Librarians: Microbes That Make Biofuels and Work Within Fuel Cells.” Science & Technology Libraries 33, no. 1 (December 20, 2013): 71–88. doi:10.1080/0194262x.2013.875505. (Sole Author).

91.      Tony Stankus. 2014. “Pickled Vegetable Condiments: A Global Industry and Its Literature.” Journal of Agricultural & Food Information 15, no. 1 (January 2014): 3–18. doi:10.1080/10496505.2013.858048. (Sole Author).

90.      Tony Stankus. 2013. “Profiles in Science for Science Librarians: Anthony S. Fauci, M.D.” Science & Technology Libraries 32, no. 3 (July 2013): 211–233. doi:10.1080/0194262x.2013.822255. (Sole Author).

89.      Tony Stankus. 2013. “Reviews of Science for Science Librarians: Eating Small Pelagic Fish Vs. Using Them to Produce Fishmeal and Fish Oil for Aquaculture and Livestock Feed: A Controversy of Interest to Librarians Serving the Marine and Food Sciences.” Science & Technology Libraries 32, no. 1 (January 2013): 45–67. doi:10.1080/0194262x.2013.763648. (Sole Author).

88.      Tony Stankus. 2012. “Reviews of Science for Science Librarians: The Evolutionary Basis of Human Sexual Attraction and Competition for Mates.” Science & Technology Libraries 31, no. 3 (July 2012): 266–304. doi:10.1080/0194262x.2012.706187. (Sole Author).

87.      Tony Stankus. 2012. “Razorbacks: Feral Pigs as Agricultural Pests, Disruptors of Ecosystems, Reservoirs of Contagion, and Favored Game for Sport and Subsistence Hunters: A Review of the Literature, 2005–2011.” Journal of Agricultural & Food Information 13, no. 3 (July 2012): 283–301. doi:10.1080/10496505.2012.694270. (Sole Author).

86.      (with Amy Hardin). 2012. “The American Universities Which Published Most Often in Journals for Business & Finance, Law, Education, and Social Sciences Librarians, 2000–2010.” Journal of Business & Finance Librarianship 17, no. 3 (July 2012): 251–261. doi:10.1080/08963568.2012.685032.

85.      (with Martha A. Parker). 2012. “The Anatomy of Nursing LibGuides.” Science & Technology Libraries 31, no. 2 (April 2012): 242–255. doi:10.1080/0194262x.2012.678222.

84.      Tony Stankus. 2012. “Vectors, Bites, and Venoms: Articles on Insects and Other Arthropods of Medical Importance. Which Journals Published the Most and on Which Insects, 2007–2011?” Science & Technology Libraries 31, no. 1 (January 2012): 100–123. doi:10.1080/0194262x.2012.653289. (Sole Author).

83.      Tony Stankus 2011. “‘Our Modern Skulls House a Stone Age Brain’: An Overview and Annotated Bibliography of Evolutionary Psychology, Part I.” Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian 30, no. 3 (July 2011): 119–141. doi:10.1080/01639269.2011.591276. (Sole Author).

82.      Tony Stankus. 2011. “Turkeys.” Journal of Agricultural & Food Information 12, no. 3–4 (July 2011): 232–257. doi:10.1080/10496505.2011.614204. (Sole Author).

81.      (with Amy Hardin). 2011. “The Affiliations of U.S. Academic Librarians in the Most Prominent Journals of Science, Engineering, Agricultural, and Medical Librarianship, 2000–2010.” Science & Technology Libraries 30, no. 2 (April 2011): 143–156. doi:10.1080/0194262x.2011.575285.

80.      (with Amy Hardin & Philip G. Crandall) Tony Stankus. 2011. “The Zoonotic Tuberculosis Syndemic: A Literature Review and Analysis of the Scientific Journals Covering a Multidisciplinary Field That Includes Clinical Medicine, Animal Science, Wildlife Management, Bacterial Evolution, and Food Safety.” Science & Technology Libraries 30, no. 1 (March 4, 2011): 20–57. doi:10.1080/0194262x.2010.523666.

79.      (with Amy Hardin & Philip G. Crandall) Tony Stankus. 2010. “Essential Oils and Antioxidants Derived From Citrus By-Products in Food Protection and Medicine: An Introduction and Review of Recent Literature.” Journal of Agricultural & Food Information 11, no. 2 (April 14, 2010): 99–122. doi:10.1080/10496501003680680.

78.      (with Sarah Spiegel) Tony Stankus. 2010. “Wikipedia, Scholarpedia, and References to Journals in the Brain and Behavioral Sciences: A Comparison of Cited Sources and Recommended Readings in Matching Free Online Encyclopedia Entries.” Science & Technology Libraries 29, no. 3 (August 31, 2010): 258–265. doi:10.1080/0194262x.2010.497711.

77.      Tony Stankus. 2010. “U.S. Farm-Raised Catfish.” Journal of Agricultural & Food Information 11, no. 3 (July 30, 2010): 176–184. doi:10.1080/10496505.2010.492284. (Sole Author).

76.      Tony Stankus. 2009. “Scientists Who Work with Insects: How Do Arts and Sciences and Agriculture School Faculty Differ in Where They Publish?” Science & Technology Libraries 29, no. 1–2 (March 9, 2010): 16–33. doi:10.1080/01942620903579369. (Sole Author).

75.      (with Sarah Spiegel) Tony Stankus. 2009. “The SLA DBIO 100 Poll: 100 Journals Voted by SLA’s BioMedical and Life Sciences Division as the Most Influential over the Last 100 Years.” Serials Review 35, no. 4 (December 2009): 202–212. doi:10.1080/00987913.2009.10765247.

74.      (with Sarah Spiegel) Tony Stankus. 2009. “Wikipedia, Scholarpedia, and References to Books in the Brain and Behavioral Sciences: A Comparison of Cited Sources and Recommended Readings in Matching Free Online Encyclopedia Entries.” Science & Technology Libraries 29, no. 1–2 (March 9, 2010): 144–164. doi:10.1080/01942620903579435.

73.      Tony Stankus. 2009. “Are ‘Least Publishable Unit’ Brief Communications Articles Still Appearing Sooner After Acceptance in This Era of E-Publishing Ahead of Print? Evidence from Three Bellwether Pairs of Life Science Journals That Feature Separate Editions for Full-Length Articles and Letters Papers.” The Serials Librarian 57, no. 1–2 (July 20, 2009): 111–117. doi:10.1080/03615260802669128. (Sole Author).

72.      Tony Stankus. 2009. “Broilers.” Journal of Agricultural & Food Information 10, no. 1 (March 10, 2009): 8–16. doi:10.1080/10496500802690528. (Sole Author) FYI: Broilers are chickens raised for their meat as opposed to chickens primarily raised as egg layers. 

71.      Tony Stankus. 2008. “Turning Meat, Poultry, Eggs, and Dairy Products Into Nutraceuticals Through Increasing Their Conjugated Linoleic Acid Levels, Part One: Reviewing the Literature of Benefits Claimed for Conjugated Linoleic Acids in Human Health.” Journal of Agricultural & Food Information 9, no. 3 (August 20, 2008): 229–255. doi:10.1080/10496500802286152. (Sole Author. Refereed journal).

70.      Tony Stankus. 2008. “Turning Meat, Poultry, Eggs, and Dairy Products Into Nutraceuticals, Part Two: The Literature of Animal Nutrition Aimed at Increasing Conjugated Linoleic Acid Levels in Beef, Lamb, Goat, Pork, and Broilers as a Part of a Value-Added Functional Foods Strategy.” Journal of Agricultural & Food Information 10, no. 1 (March 10, 2009): 37–62. doi:10.1080/10496500802690544. (Sole Author).

69.      Tony Stankus. 2008. “Turning Meat, Poultry, Eggs, and Dairy Products into Nutraceuticals, Part Three: The Literature of Animal Nutrition Approaches to Increasing Conjugated Linoleic Acid Levels in Eggs, Fluid Milk, Cheese, Yogurt, and Butter as a Part of a Value-Added Functional Foods Strategy.” Journal of Agricultural & Food Information 10, no. 2 (May 11, 2009): 124–148. doi:10.1080/10496500902802718. (Sole Author).

68.      Tony Stankus. 2008. “It Is Not Just a Matter of Taste: 19th-Century Psychophysics and 21st-Century Sensory Evaluation Surveys of Food and Beverages: A Brief Review with Illustrative Readings.” Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian 27, no. 3–4 (November 11, 2008): 125–139. doi:10.1080/01639260802365061. (Sole Author).

67.      Tony Stankus. 2008. “Can the Brain Be Trained? Comparing the Literature on the Use of EEG Biofeedback/Neurofeedback as an Alternative or Complementary Therapy for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).” Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian 26, no. 4 (October 2008): 20–56. doi:10.1080/01639260802031556. (Sole Author).

66.      Tony Stankus. 2008. “A Review and Bibliography of the Literature of Honey Bee Colony Collapse Disorder: A Poorly Understood Epidemic That Clearly Threatens the Successful Pollination of Billions of Dollars of Crops in America.” Journal of Agricultural & Food Information 9, no. 2 (April 2008): 115–143. doi:10.1080/10496500802173939. (Sole Author).

65.      Tony Stankus. 2008. “Relative National Membership and Self-Reports of Professional Activity Among Academic Science, Engineering and Medical Librarians.” Science & Technology Libraries 28, no. 3 (September 2008): 195–207. doi:10.1300/01942620802098685. (Sole Author).

Prior to the UofA

64.      "Bullseye: targeting the greatest challenge to the vision of our adult library readers today, age-related macular degeneration, with helpful information." Reference & User Services Quarterly 44, no. 4 (2005): 279-288. (Lead Author, with Co-Author Jennifer Lanouette).

63.      "Supporting volunteers in their personal war on obesity with reliable information from widely available health science journals." Reference & User Services Quarterly 43, no. 3 (2004): 192-205. (Sole Author).

62.      “Body Fat Calibration Technology.” Science & Technology Libraries 23, no. 1 (April 5, 2004): 31–47. doi:10.1300/j122v23n01_04. (Sole Author).

61.      "Making sense of next big things in science: The promise of proteomics." Reference & User Services Quarterly 42, no. 2 (2002): 110-118. (Sole Author).

60.      “The Key Trends Emerging in the First Decade of Electronic Journals in the Sciences.” Science & Technology Libraries 18, no. 2–3 (December 1999): 5–20. doi:10.1300/j122v18n02_02. (Sole Author).

59.      “A Review of the Print Journal System in the Sciences, with Prospects for Improvement in Deficiencies and Costs Through Electronic Publishing: Practices and Attitudes of Publishers and Printers, Librarians, and Scientific Authors.” Science & Technology Libraries 18, no. 2–3 (December 1999): 21–41. doi:10.1300/j122v18n02_03. (Sole Author).

58.      “The Business and Technological Warfare Affecting the Internet and Electronic Journals: Terminology of Major Hardware and Software Components and Competing Strategies of Major Players.” Science & Technology Libraries 18, no. 2–3 (December 1999): 43–74. doi:10.1300/j122v18n02_04. (Sole Author).

57.      “Electronic Journal Concerns and Strategies for Aggregators: Subscription Services, Indexing/Abstracting Services, and Electronic Bibliographic Utilities.” Science & Technology Libraries 18, no. 2–3 (December 1999): 97–110. doi:10.1300/j122v18n02_06. (Sole Author).

56.      “The Best Original Scientific Research, Review, Methods and Symposia Journals with Their Current Web Addresses Ranked Within Their Primary Subject Category.” Science & Technology Libraries 18, no. 2–3 (December 1999): 111–183. doi:10.1300/j122v18n02_07. (Lead Author, with Co-Authors Jeanne Marie Clavin and Richard Joslin).

55.      "A librarian's guide to lupus." Reference & User Services Quarterly 37, no. 3 (1998): 263-267. (Co- Authored with Joanne T. Correllus).

54.      "Mars, again and again." Reference & User Services Quarterly 37, no. 1 (1997): 23-27. (Lead Author, with Co-Authors James Hutchinson & Melanie Kimball).

53.      “Spam and Spam-Lite: A Parable About Retaining Science Department Loyalties During the Transition from Print to Electronic Journals.” Science & Technology Libraries 17, no. 1 (March 16, 1998): 87–92. doi:10.1300/j122v17n01_07. (Sole Author).

52.      "The journals of German university and engineering school scientists before and after national reunification." Science & Technology Libraries 16, no. 1 (1997): 35-47. doi: 10.1300/j122v16n01_05 (Sole Author).

51.      "Avoiding a rush to a verdict of guilty: The treatment of third world science by first world publishers and librarians." RQ 35, no. 4 (1996): 467-476. (Sole Author).

50.      “The Success of a Journal Makeover.” Science & Technology Libraries 15, no. 1 (June 21, 1995): 95–111. doi:10.1300/j122v15n01_07. (Sole Author).

49.      “Could Long Term Shifts of Publishing Sector Dominance Among the Top 100 Physical Science Journals Slow Rates of Invoice Inflation?” Science & Technology Libraries 15, no. 3 (March 22, 1996): 77–89. doi:10.1300/j122v15n03_06. (Sole Author).

48.      “An Introduction to Three Special Genres Among Scientific Serials.” The Serials Librarian 27, no. 2–3 (April 8, 1996): 1–37. doi:10.1300/j123v27n02_01. (Sole Author).

47.      “Advanced Materials, Surface Science, and Failure Analysis.” The Serials Librarian 27, no. 2–3 (April 8, 1996): 39–44. doi:10.1300/j123v27n02_02. (Sole Author).

46.      “Analytical Chemistry in Academic, Clinical, Industrial, and Environmental Settings.” The Serials Librarian 27, no. 2–3 (April 8, 1996): 45–57. doi:10.1300/j123v27n02_03. (Sole Author).

45.      “Astronomy, Astrophysics, and Space Sciences.” The Serials Librarian 27, no. 2–3 (April 8, 1996): 59 “–65. doi:10.1300/j123v27n02_04. (Sole Author).

44.      “Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.” The Serials Librarian 27, no. 2–3 (April 8, 1996): 67–78. doi:10.1300/j123v27n02_05. (Sole Author).

43.      “Cell Biology.” The Serials Librarian 27, no. 2–3 (April 8, 1996): 79–86. doi:10.1300/j123v27n02_06. (Sole Author).

42.      “Drugs and Poisons.” The Serials Librarian 27, no. 2–3 (April 8, 1996): 87–102. doi:10.1300/j123v27n02_07. (Sole Author).

41.      “Genes and Development, Normal and Abnormal.” The Serials Librarian 27, no. 2–3 (April 8, 1996): 103–112. doi:10.1300/j123v27n02_08. (Sole Author).

40.      “Infection, Immunity, Allergy, and Autoimmunity.” The Serials Librarian 27, no. 2–3 (April 8, 1996): 113–126. doi:10.1300/j123v27n02_09. (Sole Author).

39.      “Inorganic Chemistry.” The Serials Librarian 27, no. 2–3 (April 8, 1996): 127–132. doi:10.1300/j123v27n02_10. (Sole Author).

38.      “Microbiology and Biotechnology.” The Serials Librarian 27, no. 2–3 (April 8, 1996): 133–142. doi:10.1300/j123v27n02_11. (Sole Author).

37.      “Modern General, Nuclear, and Particle Physics.” The Serials Librarian 27, no. 2–3 (April 8, 1996): 143–152. doi:10.1300/j123v27n02_12. (Sole Author).

36.      “The Neurosciences.” The Serials Librarian 27, no. 2–3 (April 8, 1996): 153–162. doi:10.1300/j123v27n02_13. (Sole Author).

35.      “Oceans, Atmosphere, Weather, and Climate.” The Serials Librarian 27, no. 2–3 (April 8, 1996): 163–170. doi:10.1300/j123v27n02_14. (Sole Author).

34.      “Organic Chemistry.” The Serials Librarian 27, no. 2–3 (April 8, 1996): 171–180. doi:10.1300/j123v27n02_15. (Sole Author).

33.      "Physiology and Selected Areas of Internal Medicine." The Serials Librarian 27, no. 2-3 (1996): 181-198. doi :10.1300/j123v27n02_16. (Sole Author).

32.      "Sciences of the Solid Earth and Other Planets." The Serials Librarian 27, no. 2-3 (1996): 199-210. doi:10.1300/j123v27n02_17. (Sole Author).

31.      "Waves and Images: Applied Optics and Acoustics, Including Topics in Remote Sensing and Medical Physics." The Serials Librarian 27, no. 2-3 (1996): 211-220. doi:10.1300/j123v27n02_18. (Sole Author).

30.      “Sleep Disorders” (1993). RQ (Reference Quarterly) 35(2): 173-177. (Sole Author).

29.      "A prologue: the importance and complexity of the neurosciences and their literatures today." Science & Technology Libraries 13, no. 3-4 (1993): 1-6. doi: 10.1300/j122v13n03_01(Sole Author).

28.      "The brain does more than think: the literature of neuroanatomy, regulatory and integrative neurophysiology, and psychobiology." Science & Technology Libraries 13, no. 3-4 (1993): 7-38. doi:10.1300/j122v13n03_02. (Sole Author).

27.      "Which Life Science Journals Will Constitute the Locally Sustainable Core Collection of the 1990s and Which Will Become” Fax-Access” Only? Predictions Based on Citation and Price Patterns 1979-1989." Science & Technology Libraries 13, no. 1 (1993): 73-114. doi:10.1300/j122v13n01_05. (Lead Author, with Co-Author Carolyn Mills).

26.      "Science Librarianship at the College of the Holy Cross: The Experiences of the 1980's, The Outlook for the 1990's." Science & Technology Libraries12, no. 3 (1992): 105-116. doi:10.1300/J122v12n03_11. (Lead Author, with Co-Author Carolyn Mills).

25.      “Introduction: Biographies for Sci-Tech Collections” Science and Technology Libraries 11, no. 4 (1991): 1-8. (Sole Author).

24.      "Building Confidence and Competance: A Workshop in Science Journals for Beginning Librarians Without a Science Background." The Serials Librarian 18, no. 3-4 (1990): 23-45. doi:10.1300/j123v18n03_02. (Sole Author).

23.      "Making the scientist a library ally in the real research journal funding wars: Those with our treasurers and with our own mistaken notions." Library Acquisitions: Practice & Theory 14, no. 1 (1990): 113-119. doi:10.1016/0364-6408(90)90051-u. (Sole Author).

22.      "You Know More Than You Think: Making You Initial Contribution to the Subject Collection Literature." Science & Technology Libraries 10, no. 3 (1990): 93-101. doi:10.4324/9781315801513-8. (Sole Author).

21.      "Brain injury and rehabilitation."  RQ (Reference Quarterly) 28, no. 1 (1988): 21-27. (Fall). (Lead Author, with Co- Author Frank R. Kellerman).

20.      "Desktop publishing and camera-ready-copy science journals." The Serials Librarian 15, no. 1-2 (1988): 17-27. doi:10.1300/j123v15n01_03. (Sole Author).

19.      "Meeting the journal needs of small college chemistry departments." Science & Technology libraries 8, no. 3 (1988): 35-51. doi:10.1300/j122v08n03_06. (Lead Author, with Co-Author William C. Littlefield).

18        "The Year's Work in Serials, 1987." Library Resources and Technical Services 32, no. 3 (1988): 217-32. (Sole Author).

17.      "Is the best Japanese science in Western journals?." The Serials Librarian 14, no. 1-2 (1988): 95-107. doi:10.1300/j123v14n01_10. (Lead Author, with Co-Authors William c. Littlefield and Kevin Rosseel).

16.      “The Guest Editorial: Librarians and Scholarly Journals” (1987).  Serials Librarian 13, no 4 (1987): 1-4. doi:10.1300/J123v13n04_01. (Sole Author).

15.      "The Year's Work in Serials, 1986." Library Resources and Technical Services 31, no. 4 (1987): 306-20. (Sole Author).

14.      "The scientist is appointed an editor: Adjusting the journal collection at stages in a client’s career." Library Acquisitions: Practice & Theory 11, no. 2 (1987): 113-118. doi:10.1016/0364-6408(87)90048-2. (Sole Author).

13.      "The Rise of Eurojournals: Their Success Can Be Ours." Library Resources and Technical Services 31, no. 3 (1987): 215-24. (Lead Author, with Co-Author Kevin Rosseel).

12.      "The new O'Callahan science library at the college of the Holy Cross." Science & Technology Libraries 7, no. 1 (1986): 45-55. doi: 10.1300/J122v07n01_05. (Sole Author).

11.      "New specialized journals, mature scientists, and shifting loyalties." Library Acquisitions: Practice & Theory 9, no. 2 (1985): 99-104. doi:10.1016/0364-6408(85)90026-2. (Sole Author).

10.      “Looking for Tutors and Brokers: Comparing the Expectations of Book and Journal Evaluators.” Library Trends 33, no. 3 (1985): 349-365. (Sole Author).

9.        "Developing Successful Honorary Degree Nominations." RQ (Reference Quarterly) (1985): 304-308. (Sole Author).

8.        “Can the Agreement in Ranking of General Interest Journals by Library Directors and Library School Deans as Reported by Kohl and Davis Really be just as Valid for Specialty Titles?” College and Research Libraries 46, no. 4 (1985): 359. (Sole Author).

7.        "Selecting multispecialty mathematics research journals via their underlying subject emphases." Science & Technology Libraries 4, no. 1 (1983): 61-78. doi:10.1300/J122v04n01_06. (Lead Author, with Co-Author Virgil C. Diodato).

6.        "Negotiating journal demands with young scientists using lists derived from thesis advisor records." Collection management 5, no. 3-4 (1984): 185-198. doi: 10.1300/j105v05n03_13. (Sole Author).

5.            “Publication Quality Indicators for Tenure or Promotion Decisions: What Can the Librarian Ethically Report? (Research Note).” College & Research Libraries 44, no. 2 (March 1, 1983): 173–178. doi:10.5860/crl_44_02_173. (Lead Author, with Co-Author Barbara A. Rice).

4.          "Handle with care: use and citation data for science journal management." Collection management 4, no. 1-2 (1982): 95-110. doi:10.1300/j105v04n01_07. (Lead Author, with Co-Author Barbara A. Rice).

3.          "Journals for Anatomists in Medical Versus Nonmedical Biological Research Institutions." Science & Technology Libraries 2, no. 2 (1982): 61-85. (Sole Author). doi: 10.1300/J122v02n02_06.

2.          "Collection development: journals for biochemists." Special Collections 1, no. 2 (1982): 51-74. doi:10.1300/j300v01n02_07. (Sole Author).

1.          "English language trends in German basic science journals: a potential collection tool." Science & Technology Libraries 1, no. 3 (1982): 55-66. doi: 10.1300/J122v01n03_08. (Lead Author, with Co-Authors Bernard Schlessinger and Rashelle Schlessinger).

 

Books

10.       The Journals of the Century (2002). NY: Haworth Press, 506p. (Project Organizer, Editor, Sole Author of Two Major Chapters and of the Overviews of Major Clusters of Subject Articles).

9.         Electronic Expectations: Science Journals on the Web (1999). NY: Haworth Press, 182p. (Sole Author)

8.         Special Format Serials and Issues: Annual Reviews of..., Advances in..., Symposia on..., Methods of...(1996). NY: Haworth Press, 182p. (Sole Author).

7.         Scientific and Clinical Literature for the Decade of the Brain (1993). NY: Haworth Press, 254p. (Project Organizer, Editor, Sole Author of Introduction and a Chapter).

6.         Science Librarianship at America’s Liberal Arts Colleges: Working Librarians Tell Their Stories (1992). NY: Haworth Press, 137p. (Project Organizer, Editor, Sole Author of the Introduction and a Chapter).

5.         Making Sense of Journals in the Physical Sciences (1992). NY: Haworth Press, 258p. (Sole Author).

4.         Making Sense of Journals in the Life Sciences (1992). New York: Haworth Press, 301p. (Sole Author).

3.         Biographies of Scientists for Sci-Tech Libraries: Adding Faces to the Facts (1991). NY: Haworth Press, 228p. (Project Organizer, Editor & Sole Author of Introduction).

2.         Scientific Journals: Improving Library Collections through Analysis of Publishing Trends (1990). New York: Haworth Press, 205p. (Sole Author or Co-Author of Every chapter).

1.         Scientific Journals: Issues in Library Selection and Management (1987). NY: Haworth Press, 218p. (Sole Author or Co-Author of Every Chapter).

 

Book Chapters

 

3. Tony Stankus. 2015. “In Which Categories of Scholarly & Professional Journals are Honeybee-Related Research Articles Most Likely to be Found? How Has This Changed Between the 1945-2005 vs. 2006-2015 Time Spans? In Danièle Dreesen, Editor. Honeybees: Biology, Behavior and Benefits. Nova Science Publishers: Hauppauge, NY. Chapter 7: 107-124.  

2. “Introduction” (1993). The Author’s Guide to Biomedical Journals. New York: Mary Ann Liebert Press, p. vii- viii.

1. "Estimation of Shelving Needs and Selection of Equipment” (1988). In Mount, Ellis, ed. Creative Planning of Special Library Facilities. New York: Haworth Press. p.81-98. (Lead Author, with Co-Author Kevin Rosseel and Illustrator Mark Shea).

Experience

Science Librarian, Science Library, College of the Holy Cross, 1973-2007.

Life Sciences Librarian & Distinguished Professor, University of Arkansas Libraries, 2007-current.

Honors and Awards

2018. Alfred Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. (For “sustained longevity with unwavering excellence in the recipient’s chosen field: ”Biographees have typically been ranked  in the top 2%-5%  for 20 years or longer as judged by the Editors of Marquis Who’s Who).

2017. Identified by Aytac & Slutsky in Science & Technology Libraries (36(2):114-134, as the world’s most published science librarian  2011-2015 (over 900 authors from 46 different countries compared).

2015. University of Arkansas Vice-Provost for Research & Development Recognition Award (signifying that my many publications and SLA Awards have helped the UofA remain a Carnegie class I school: Very High Research Intensive).

2013. Named one of the 50 most influential alumni in the 50-year history of the University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Library and Information Studies, on the occasion of its 50th Anniversary.

2011. Named Distinguished Member of the Year 2011 of the BioMedical & Life Sciences Division of the Special Libraries Association.

2009-current. Named Editor-in-Chief, Science & Technology Libraries (for 40 yrs. the leader in this specialty).

2009. Named a Fellow of SLA (“Special Libraries Association”): it’s the highest award for a special librarian during his or her active working career) 105th person to be so designated in the 100-year history of the Association.

2008-2009. Project Leader, The DBIO Top 100 Journals Poll, a part of the BioMedical & Life Sciences Division’s official observation of the centennial of the Special Libraries Association.

2007. Special Librarian of the Year Award, “For 25 years of service to special librarianship in New England” RI Chapter, Special  Libraries Association.

2006. Crusader of the Year, “For alumni who attain exceptional distinction in their profession while also exemplifying the college’s commitment to good works”, from the Greater Worcester (MA) Alumni Association, College of the Holy Cross.

2005. Vormelker Award, the national award “For exceptional service in the area of mentoring students and/or working professionals”, from the Special Libraries Association.

1992. Distinguished Alumnus of the Year Award, University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Library and Information Sciences.

1973. Greater Worcester (MA) Alumni Association Prize for Highest Ranking Graduating Senior, College of the Holy Cross.

Grants

Katrina Windon

Collections Management and Processing Unit Head

Katrina Windon is the Collections Management and Processing Unit Head for the University of Arkansas Special Collections. She has served as an Assistant Professor since 2016. Her work includes archival accessioning, processing, and collection development.

Master of Science in Information Studies, University of Texas at Austin

Bachelor of Arts in English and Spanish, University of Alabama

Publications

Refereed Articles

Windon, Katrina. The Right to Decay with Dignity: Documentation and the Negotiation between an Artist’s Sanction and the Cultural Interest.” Art Documentation (Fall 2012): 142-157. https://www.journals.uchicago.edu/doi/pdfplus/10.1086/668108

Wittman, Emily, and Katrina Windon. “Twisted Tongues, Tied Hands: Translation Studies and the English Major.” College English, 72.5 (May 2010): 449-469. https://www.jstor.org/stable/20749292

Selected Presentations

“Transforming a Collection through High Density Storage” panel session with Lora Lennertz and Kathleen Lehman at the 2018 Arkansas Libraries Association Conference, September 2018, Rogers, Arkansas.

Estimation, Extrapolation, and Other Related Techniques: The Imprecise Art of Collection-Level Description in Accessioningpresentation as part of “Making the Invisible Accessible: The Complex Labor of Archival Accessioning” panel session at 2018 Society of American Archivists Annual Conference, August 2018, Washington, D.C.

“Robots.txt” presentation as part of “The Right to Be Forgotten” panel session at the National Forum on Ethics and Archiving the Web, March 2018, New York

“Consulting with Artists” workshop, co-hosted at the 2018 Art Libraries Society of North American (ARLIS/NA) Conference, February 2018, New York

“Donor-Driven Metadata as a Two-Way Street: Using Donor Survey Tools for Both Description and Donor Education” presentation at the 2017 Archive-It Partner Meeting, July 2017, Portland.

“Preserving Your Family Photographs” presentation at the June 2016 North Lake Tahoe Digitization Day

"More Bang for the Buck: Sharing Personnel and Resources" panel session at 2013 Society of American Archivists Annual Conference

Posters

“The Expert Upstairs: Developing Collaborative Workflows between Special Collections and Preservation Units”  poster co-presented with Mary Leverance at the 2018 Rare Books and Manuscripts Section (RBMS) Conference, June 2018, New Orleans

"All of the Above: Multi-purpose Donor Forms for Web Archives" poster presented at the 2017 Digital Initiatives Symposium. May 2017, University of San Diego.

Experience

University of Arkansas, Collections Management and Processing Unit Head, 2018-

University of Arkansas, Accessioning and Processing Archivist, 2016-2017

University of Nevada, Photograph Archivist, 2013-2016

Portland State University/Pacific University/Western Oregon University, Project Archivist, 2012-2013

Joshua Youngblood

Rare Books Librarian, Special Collections Instruction & Outreach Unit Head

Joshua Youngblood serves the Instruction and Outreach Unit Head and as Rare Books Librarian for the Special Collections Division of the University of Arkansas Libraries. From 2011 until 2018 he served as the Research and Outreach Services librarian and supervised the research services unit. Joshua also serves as the Libraries’ Arkansas subject specialist and history librarian. He studied history and archives at Florida State University. A certified archivist, Joshua is an active member of several professional organizations and is a recognized leader in the areas of archival outreach and instruction. He has been elected to leadership positions of the Society of American Archivists and is the immediate past president of the Society of Southwest Archivists. Committed to local and history public history, Joshua advises on numerous research projects in Arkansas each year and is a current board member of the Washington County Historical Society. He has previously served on the Historic District Committee for the City of Fayetteville as well as commemoration committees related to local history. In addition to numerous conference presentations, Joshua has published on archival curation of digital exhibits, undergraduate research with primary sources, and the history of Arkansas and the American South including early 20th century activism and the history of lynching and the anti-lynching movement. Before coming to Arkansas, Joshua served as Archives Historian responsible for digital outreach and content development for the Florida Memory Project of the State Archives of Florida, as the public relations officer for the Florida Division of Cultural Affairs, and as the program assistant for the Florida Main Street Program.