Faculty

  • Name
  • Title
  • Departments
  • Contact
Jason Battles

Jason Battles

Dean of Libraries

  • Dean's Office
Carolyn Allen

Carolyn Allen

Special Assistant to the Provost

  • Dean's Office
Amy Allen

Amy Allen

University Archivist

  • Special Collections
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

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

Research & Educational Services 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

Associate Dean for Research and Learning

  • Dean's Office
  • Research and Learning
Melanie Griffin

Melanie Griffin

Director of Special Collections Services

  • Special Collections
Rachel Herbaugh

Rachel Herbaugh

Cataloging Librarian

  • Cataloging and Metadata Services
  • Content and Digital Initiatives
  • Content Services
Melody Herr

Melody Herr

Head, Office of Scholarly Communications

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

Cole Hudson

Director of 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
    • 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 Librarian

    • Research and Instruction Services
    • Research and Learning
    L. Angie Ohler

    L. Angie Ohler

    Associate Dean for Content and Digital Initiatives

    • Content and Digital Initiatives
    • Dean's Office
    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
    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
    Sarah Spiegel

    Sarah Spiegel

    Honors and Social Science Librarian

      Tony Stankus

      Tony Stankus

      Distinguished Professor, Health Sciences Librarian

      • Research and Instruction Services
      • Research and Learning
      Elaine Thornton

      Elaine Thornton

      Open Education & Distance Learning Librarian

      • Content and Digital Initiatives
      • Digital and Open Engagement
      • OER Development/Distance Education
      Joel Thornton

      Joel Thornton

      Director for Research & Instruction Services

      • Research and Instruction Services
      • Research and Learning

      Alyssa Willis

      Cataloging Librarian

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

      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

      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

      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

      • DEI, digital preservation, digital forensics, digital collections' creation, and management.

      Teaching Interest

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

      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-

      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

      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).

      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.

      Laura Cameron

      Education Librarian

      Laura Cameron is an Assistant Librarian with six 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 interested 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

      Cameron, L., & Conroy, J. (in press). Pre-service teachers' use of the university libraries children's literature collection. Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian. doi:10.1080/01639269.2017.1536688

      Cameron, L. (2017). Book review: Ready-to-go instructional strategies that build collaboration, communication, & critical thinking. Education Libraries, 40(1).

      Donna Daniels

      Social Science and Government Documents Librarian

      Kara Flynn

      Research & Educational Services 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

      Head of Interlibrary Loan, 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)

      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)

      Rachel Herbaugh

      Cataloging Librarian

      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, issues related to research.

      Teaching Interest

      Melody offers personal consultations and a variety of custom-designed workshops. Contact her at herr@uark.edu. 

      Publications

      • The Interpretation of Creative Commons Licenses by US Federal Courts, Journal of Academic Librarianship, 2020
      • Responding to Research Misconduct: A Primer for LIS Professionals, Science & Technology Libraries, 2019
      • Writing and Publishing Your Book: A Guide for Experts in Every Field, Greenwood, 2017 [book]
      • The Rights Provisions of a Book Publishing Contract, Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication, 2018

      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

      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

      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

      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.

      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. 

       


       

      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).

      Jay McAllister

      Engineering Librarian

      Jay, a native Texan grew up in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. He 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 while working full time for an electrical contractor. An opportunity arose when offered to become a circulation assistant at the McDermott Library at the University of Texas at Dallas. Not mucher later, Jay accepted a position of Instruction Librarian and taught information literacy to undergraduate 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. 

      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, engineering librarianship, strategic planning, and incorporating new technology into libraries.

      Publications

      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.

      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. 

      L. Angie Ohler

      Associate Dean for Content and Digital Initiatives

       

      Education

      M.L.I.S., Catholic University of America, Washington, DC, Library Science, 2004

      M.A., American University, Washington, DC, Anthropology, 2001

      B.A., Westminster College, Fulton, MO, Anthropology/Sociology, and International Studies, 1993

      Publications

      Invited Book Chapters

      Ohler, L. Angie, Adriana Gonzalez, and Lynda Coon.  “The Double Dean”: A Case Study from the University of Arkansas for Interim Library Leadership. Proposed book chapter for edited collection entitled Interim Leadership in Libraries, under contract with ACRL, Jennifer Knievel and Leslie Reynolds, eds.

      Ohler, L. Angie. “From ERM to Library Services Platforms.” In Reengineering the Library: Issues in Electronic Resources Management, edited by George Stachokas. (Chicago, IL: ALA Editions). 2018.

      Ohler, L. Angie, Bria Parker, and Nathan Putnam. “Partnering for Change: A Case Study in Collaboration between Acquisitions and Cataloging at the University of Maryland Libraries.” In Transforming Acquisitions & Collection Services: Perspectives on Collaboration Within and Across Libraries, edited by Michelle Flinchbaugh, Chuck Thomas, Rob Tench, Vicki Sipe, Robin Moskal, Lynda Aldana, and Erica Owusu.  (West Lafayette, IN: Purdue University Press.) 2019.

      Collaborative Works and White Papers

      Novak, John, A. Ohler, and A. Day. “Ebook Collection Development in Academic Libraries:Examining Preference, Management, and Purchasing Patterns.” ACRL/Choice, publisher. 2020.

      Education Committee of the Acquisitions Section of ALCTS. Core Competencies for Acquisitions Professionals. Approved by the ALCTS Board of Directors on May 10, 2018.http://hdl.handle.net/11213/9058
       

      Peer Reviewed Journal Articles and Conference Proceedings

      Ohler, L. Angie and Joelle Pitts. “Building Blocks for Real Change in a Post-Covid Landscape.” Submitted for publication. Proceedings of the Charleston Library Conference.

      Ohler, L. Angie and Joelle Pitts.  “From Peril to Promise: The Academic Library Post COVID-19.” C&RL  News. January 2021. V.82, No.1: 41-44. 

      Ohler, L. Angie, Leigh Ann DePope, Karen Rupp-Serrano, and Joelle Pitts.  (2019) Canceling the Big Deal: Three R1 Libraries Compare Data, Communication, and Strategies.  Proceedings of the Charleston Library Conference.

      Foudy, Gerri, Lila A. Ohler and Lenore England.  “What You Need to Know About MovingCollections and Acquisitions Into an E-Dominant Model!” (2014) Proceedings of the Charleston Library Conference.

      Ohler, Lila and Molly Strothmann. “Retaining Academic Librarians:  By Chance or By Design?” Library Management.  2011, V.32, No. 3: 191-208.

      Miller, Heather et al., “Part IV Electronic Resources-Surprising Subscriptions: How Electronic Journal Publishing Has Affected the Partnership among Subscription Agents, Publishers and Librarians,” in Charleston Conference Proceedings 2006, edited by Beth R. Bernhardt, Tim Daniels, and Kim Steinle.  (Westport, Conn.:  Libraries Unlimited, 2007).

      Ohler, Lila. “The Keys to Successful Change Management for Serials.” The Serials Librarian, August 2006, V.51, No.1: 37-72.

       

      Edited Conference Proceedings, Other Journal Articles, and Journal Column Contributions

      Dresselhaus, Angela, L. Angie Ohler, Kristen Wilson and Leigh Ann DePope, editors. Embracing New Horizons NASIG 2016. Published as 2017 Vol. 72, No. 1-4 of The Serials Librarian.

      Dresselhaus, Angela and Lila A. Ohler, editors. NASIG at 30: Building the Digital Future NASIG  2015.Published as 2016 Vol. 70, No. 1-4 of The Serials Librarian.

      Douglas, Steven, Michelle Flinchbaugh, Ted Kruse, Lila Ohler, and Martha Zimmerman. “The Benefits and Challenges of Acquisitions in a Consortium.” Against the Grain September 2009 V.21, No.4:63-64.

      England, Lenore, Lila Ohler, Kari Schmidt, Kelley Shipp, Laura Wrubel, and Maria Pinkas. “ERM Ideas and Innovations: Top Trends in Electronic Resources Management as We See It” Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship June 2013 V.25, No. 2: 127-136

      Ohler, L. Angie, “ERM Ideas and Innovations.” Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship March 2018 V.30, No. 1.

      Ohler, Lila (Angie), Jodi Hoover, Kari Schmidt, Lenore England, Mary Gilbert and Randy Lowe. “ERM Ideas and Innovations.” Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship 2016 V.28, No. 2: 103- 110.

      Ohler, Lila (Angie). “ERM Ideas and Innovations.” Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship 2015 V.27, No. 4: 262-267.

      Ohler, Lila (Angie), Kari Schmidt, Kelly Shipp, Lenore England, Mary Gilbert, and Randy Lowe. “ERM Ideas and Innovations.” Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship 2015 V.27, No. 2:111-120.

      Ohler, Lila, Kari Schmidt, Kelly Ship, Laura Wrubel, Lenore England, and Maria Pinkas. “ERM Ideas and Innovations: E-Model Movement Perspectives, Exploration and Development.” Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship June 2014 V.26, No. 2: 130-141.

      Ohler, Lila. “ERM Ideas and Innovations: Thinking Beyond ‘The Way We’ve Always Done It’” Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship. March 2013, V.25, No. 1:  53-60.

      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

      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)

      Michele Reilly

      Digital Projects Coordinator

      Humbolt University, Berlin, Germany.
      Ph.D. Library and Information Science. Anticipated graduation October 2019

      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

      Thompson, Santi and Michele Reilly. “’Everyone’s a Curator’: Identifying the Everyday Curator.” The International Journal of the Image. Accepted for publication.

      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.

       

      Experience

      University of Arkansas Libraries, Fayetteville, AR, July 2017 - Present
      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.

       

       

      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.

      Mandi Smith

      Asst Librarian

      Sarah Spiegel

      Honors and Social Science 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.

      Elaine Thornton

      Open Education & Distance Learning Librarian

      • EdD, Adult and Lifelong Learning, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville 
      • MS, Library Science, University of North Texas, Denton
      • MA, History, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor
      • BA, History, University of Oklahoma Norman Campus, Norman

      Research Interest

      • Open Education
      • OER Publishing
      • Leadership and Professional Development
      • Mentoring
      • Distance Learning
      • Adult and Lifelong Learning

      Publications

      Selected Articles

      Other

      Experience

      Libraries

      • January 2016 – Present:  Associate Professor/Librarian / Open Education and Distance Learning Librarian, University of Arkansas
      • August 2008 – January 2016:  Associate Professor / Education and Social Sciences Librarian, Texas A & M University
      • August 2007 – August 2008:   Youth Services Librarian / Euless Public Library

      OER Training and Leadership Programs

      • Association of American College & Universities (AAC&U), Institute on Open Educational Resources 2021-22, Institute Faculty
      • Open Education Network (Formerly Open Textbook Network), Certificate in OER Librarianship, Program Faculty, September 2019-

      Teaching

      • Instructor, EDHP, University of Arkansas, Fall 2017
      • Instructor, First-Year Seminar, Texas A & M University, 2009-10
      • Instructor, History, University of Tulsa, 1994-1996

      Honors and Awards

      • SPARC Open Education Leadership Fellow, Class of 2018
      • Phi Beta Kappa

      Joel Thornton

      Director for Research & Instruction Services

      MS, Information Science. University of North Texas.

      BBA, Accounting. Pittsburg State University.

      Publications

      Wu, L., Thornton, J. B. (2017). Experience, Challenges, and Opportunities of Being Fully Embedded in a User Group. Medical Reference Services Quarterly, 36(2), 138-149.

      Thornton, J. B., Thornton, E. (2013). Assessing state government financial transparency websites. Reference Services Review, 41(2), 366-387. 

      Thornton, J. B. (2012). Archiving of Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports (CAFRs) on State Government Web Sites. Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian, 31(2), 87-95.

      Thornton, J. B. (2012). Researching Public Pension Plans. Journal of Business & Finance Librarianship, 17(2), 153-169.

      Pickett, C., Stephens, J., Kimball, R., Ramirez, D., Thornton, J. B., Burford, N. (2011). Revisiting an Abandoned Practice: The Death and Resurrection of Collection Development Policies. Collection Management, 36(3), 165-181.

      Thornton, J. B. (2011). Fast Money: Investment Literacy for Tomorrow's Wall Street Traders. Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian, 30(1), 3-15.

      Thornton, J. B. (2010). In E. Pankl & D. Theiss-White (Eds.), The career development compass: Roadmap to building a diversified portfolio of professional capabilities for information professionals in Recruitment, development, and retention of information professionals: Trends in human resources and knowledge management (pp. 191-205). Hershey, PA: Business Science Reference.

      Alyssa Willis

      Cataloging Librarian

      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.