Faculty

  • Name
  • Title
  • Departments
  • Contact
Carolyn Allen

Carolyn Allen

Dean of Libraries

  • Dean's Office
Amy Allen

Amy Allen

University Archivist

  • Special Collections
Martha Anderson

Martha Anderson

Digital Services Librarian

  • Digital Services
  • Research and Instruction Services
Drew Beisswenger

Drew Beisswenger

Music & Media Cataloging Librarian; Performing Arts Librarian

  • Cataloging
  • Technical Services
  • Research and Instruction Services
Lori Birrell

Lori Birrell

Head of Special Collections

  • Special Collections
Laura Cameron

Laura Cameron

Education Librarian

  • Research and Instruction Services

Donna Daniels

Assoc Librarian

  • Research and Instruction Services
Michelle Gibeault

Michelle Gibeault

English & Communication Librarian

  • Research and Instruction Services

Teresa Gibson

Head, Interlibrary Loan

  • Interlibrary Loan
Mary Gilbertson

Mary Gilbertson

Monographs Unit Head

  • Cataloging
  • Acquisitions
  • Technical Services
Melanie Griffin

Melanie Griffin

Asst Head, Special Collections

  • Special Collections
Melody Herr

Melody Herr

Head, Office of Scholarly Communications

  • Scholarly Communications

Normastel Johnson

Adjunct Assoc Librarian

  • Research and Instruction Services
Phillip Jones

Phillip Jones

Assoc Librarian

  • Fine Arts Library
  • Research and Instruction Services
Beth Juhl

Beth Juhl

Web Services Librarian

  • Web Services
  • Research and Instruction Services

Michele King

SPC Cataloging Unit Head

  • Cataloging
  • Technical Services

Deborah Kulczak

Head, Technical Services

  • Technical Services
  • Cataloging
  • Research and Instruction Services
Kathleen Lehman

Kathleen Lehman

Head of User Services

  • User Services
  • Circulation
  • Research and Instruction Services
  • Research and Instruction Services
Lora Lennertz

Lora Lennertz

Data Services Librarian

  • Data Services
Jay McAllister

Jay McAllister

Engineering Librarian

  • Research and Instruction Services
Necia Parker-Gibson

Necia Parker-Gibson

Agriculture Librarian

  • Research and Instruction Services
Rachel Paul

Rachel Paul

Cataloging Librarian

  • Cataloging
  • Technical Services
Stephanie Pierce

Stephanie Pierce

Head, Physics Library

  • Physics Library
  • Research and Instruction Services
Michele Reilly

Michele Reilly

Associate Dean of Libraries (Director for Resource Management Services)

  • Collection Management Services and Systems
  • Technical Services
  • Web Services
  • Dean's Office
Luti Salisbury

Luti Salisbury

Distinguished Professor, Head of the Chemistry and Biochemistry Library

  • Chemistry and Biochemistry Library
  • Research and Instruction Services
Mandi Smith

Mandi Smith

Asst Librarian

  • Serials
  • Technical Services

Sarah Spiegel

Honors & Social Sci Librarian

  • Research and Instruction Services
Tony Stankus

Tony Stankus

Distinguished Professor, Life Sciences Librarian

  • Research and Instruction Services
Joel Thornton

Joel Thornton

Head, Research & Instruction Services

  • Research and Instruction Services
Elaine Thornton

Elaine Thornton

Open Education & Distance Learning Librarian

  • Research and Instruction Services
  • Academic and Research Services
Jonathan Torres

Jonathan Torres

Business Librarian

  • Research and Instruction Services
Marianne Williams

Marianne Williams

Librarian-In-Residence

  • Dean's Office
  • Research and Instruction Services

Alyssa Willis

Cataloging Librarian

  • Cataloging
  • Technical Services
Katrina Windon

Katrina Windon

Collections Management and Processing Unit Head

  • Special Collections
Joshua Youngblood

Joshua Youngblood

Research & Outreach Librarian

  • Special Collections
  • Research and Instruction Services

Carolyn Allen

Dean of Libraries

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-present

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

Digital Services Librarian

Drew Beisswenger

Music & Media Cataloging Librarian; Performing Arts Librarian

Grew up in Nashville, Tennessee.  In the 1980s, pursued a career as a folk arts coordinator in arts councils and museums.  Have served as a professional librarian, primarily in music librarianship, since 1992.  Personal interests include songwriting and performing.

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

Most of my published research has been about American fiddle music traditions.

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

Head of 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

Laura Cameron

Education Librarian

Master of Science in Information Studies, 2014
University of Texas at Austin 

Bachelor of Arts in English, 2012
University of Missouri - Columbia 

Research Interest

Teacher education, Information literacy instruction, Children's literature, Mental health 

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

Assoc Librarian

Michelle Gibeault

English & Communication Librarian

Michelle Gibeault is an academic librarian at the University of Arkansas, a public university in the southern United States. In her role as English & Communication Librarian, she focuses on helping students develop fluency with the changing information landscape. As a consequence, learning spaces, ecomedia, and library instruction pedagogy are research topics of interest for Michelle. If you would like to contact her, please write to gibeault (at) uark.edu.

Teresa Gibson

Head, Interlibrary Loan

Mary Gilbertson

Monographs Unit Head

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

 

         

Melanie Griffin

Asst Head, Special Collections

PhD, Literacy Studies, University of South Florida

MLIS, University of South Carolina

MA, English Literature, University of South Carolina

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

Research Interest

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

Publications

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

 

Experience

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

Melody Herr

Head, Office of Scholarly Communications

Melody Herr, PhD, serves as Head of the Office of Scholarly Communications at the University of Arkansas, where she has joint appointment with the University Libraries and the Office of Research and Innovation.  Her responsibilities include overseeing the institutional digital repository and providing expertise on publishing, copyright, open access, and related topics.

After earning a PhD in the History of Science, Medicine, and Technology from Johns Hopkins University, Melody spent more than 16 years in acquisitions at university presses, including Johns Hopkins University Press and the University of Michigan Press. As a result of her graduate training and professional experience, she is conversant with the sciences, the humanities, and the social sciences as well as with interdisciplinary scholarship. She continues to coach authors in a range of fields from US history and legal studies to political science and international relations.

Melody's own research focuses on scholarly communications, the publishing industry, intellectual property, and higher education. Her most recent book is Writing and Publishing Your Book: A Guide for Experts in Every Field (Greenwood, 2017).

PhD, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Johns Hopkins University, 5/2000

  • "Communities of American Archaeology," PhD thesis
  • Full scholarship plus stipend

Smithsonian Institute, Pre-doctoral Fellowship, 9/1997 to 12/1997

BA, Biology, with History minor, Millersville University of Pennsylvania, 12/1992

  • University Honors Program; awarded departmental honors in Biology and in History

Research Interest

Scholarly communication; scholarly publishing; intellectual property; history of science, medicine, and technology

 

Teaching Interest

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

Publications

Scholarly Books

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

Journal Articles

"The Rights Provisions of a Book Publishing Contract," Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication, 6(1), p.eP2273; http://doi.org/10.7710/2162-3309.2273; published online 30 October 2018; peer-reviewed

"Frontier Stories: Reading and Writing Plains Archaeology," American Studies 44 (Fall 2003): 77-98; peer-reviewed

Selected Presentations

Conference

"Crafting Your Book Proposal and Attracting a Publisher," Organization of American Historians, 4/2018 and 4/2019

"Crafting Your Book Proposal and Attracting a Publisher," Southern Historical Association, 11/2017

Guest Presentations on Scholarly Publishing, 2017 - 2019 at:

University of North Carolina, Charlotte

John Hopkins University

University of Michgan, Dearborn

University of Missouri, Columbia

Experience

University of Arkansas Fayetteville, 4/2016 to present

Head, Office of Scholarly Communications

Joint appointment at the University Libraries and the Office of Research and Innovation

Continuing education in intellectual property, data management, and supervisor development

University of Michigan Press, University of Michigan - book publisher, 12/2007 to 2/2016

Senior Acquiring Editor for Politics and Government; Program and Project Manager

Northern Illinois University Press, Northern Illinois University - book publisher, 8/2003 to 11/2007

Acquisitions Editor

John Hopkins University Press, John Hopkins University - book publisher, 11/1999 to 7/2003

Editorial Assistant, Acquisitions

Honors and Awards

Selected Service: 

Editorial board member for portal: Libraries and the Academy, journal published by Johns Hopkins University Press, 4/2018 to present

Selected Grants:

$5,000 grant from the Greater Western Libraries Association to host "Building Your Research Data Management Toolkit," a workshop prpoduced by the Association of College and Research Libraries at the University of Arkasnas, 4/2017

Normastel Johnson

Adjunct Assoc Librarian

B. A., Vanderbilt University, 1983

M.L.S., Simmons College, 1985

Phillip Jones

Assoc Librarian

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

M.L.S., Columbia University, School of Library Service, 1986

B.A., magna cum laude, University of Texas at Austin, 1979

Research Interest

Bibliography, electronic resource management, authentication and access, reference service. 
Current projects include an effort to collect and present county-level Arkansas election data and a departmental initiative to explore open source solutions for digital object management. 

Teaching Interest

Subject liaison to Classical Studies program. 

Workshops on using the Zotero citation manager. 
 

Publications

Refereed Articles

Juhl, Beth and Anita Lowry, "The CD-ROM 'Revolution' at Columbia," Serials Librarian 17:3/4 (1990): pp. 69-80.

Refereed Chapters

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

Conference Proceedings

Juhl, Beth, "Everything that's Reference Must Converge: The State of Reference Publishing," pp 131-137 in Is Bigger Better? Papers from the 2000 Charleston Conference on Book and Serial Acquisitions, ed. Rosann Bazirjan and Vicky Speck.  Charleston, SC: Against the Grain, 2001.        

Bibliographic Essays

Juhl, Beth, "Measure for Measure: Altmetrics," Choice 54:10 (June 2017): 1453-1463.

Juhl, Beth. "A Parliament of URLS: Medieval Resources on the Web," Choice 45:11 (July 2008): 1885-1897.

Juhl, Beth, "Desk Set: Ready Reference Resources on the Web," Choice 38:8 (April 2001): 1383-1407.

Juhl, Beth, "Red, White, and Boolean: Electronic Resources for American History," Choice 35:8 (April, 1998): 1313-1326.

Juhl, Beth, "Ex Machina: Electronic Resources for the Classics," Choice 32:8 (April, 1995): 1249-1261.

Reviewing Activities

Contributor, reference reviews in Choice, 1993 - present.

Contributor, semi-annual "Selected Reference Books" column in College and Research Libraries, 1987 - 1993.

Section Edtor, Guide to Reference Books, supplement to the Tenth Edition.  Chicago: ALA, 1992.

See the ORCID profile at http://orcid.org/0000-0001-7499-5539

Selected Presentations

Presenter, "Managing Loan Rules," Arkansas Innovative Users Group, Little Rock, October 5, 2018. 

Presenter (with Gwyneth Jelinek), "Idea Lab," Arkansas Innovative Users Group, Little Rock, October 5, 2018. 

Presenter (with Joel Tonyan), "WAM Proxy: Consider the Alternatives," Innovative Users Group Annual Meeting, Orlando,April 25, 2018. 

Presenter, "Getting Started with Idea Lab," Innovative Users Group Annual Meeting, Orlando,April 25, 2018. 

Convener (with Joe Montibello and Kathie Brown), IUG Enhancements Forum, Innovative Users Group Annual Meeting, Orlando,April 25, 2018. 

Presenter (with Mary Gilbertson, Cody Hackett, Lisa Lindsey Headstream, and Amy McGohan), “New Tools for Tech Services Workflow:  Springshare, Slack, and Beyond,” Arkansas Library Association Annual Meeting, Little Rock, November 14, 2016.

Presenter, IUG Conference Report, Arkansas IUG Annual Meeting, Little Rock, August 7, 2015.

Presenter, IUG Conference Report, Arkansas IUG Annual Meeting, Little Rock, August 22, 2014

Presenter (with Joshua Youngblood and Sarah Spiegel), "Usability Testing on Another Dime (and $100),” Arkansas Library Association Annual Meeting, Springdale, AR, October 15, 2012.

Presenter, "ERM Implementation at UAF," Arkansas Innovative Users' Group (IUG), Little Rock, May 25, 2012.

Presenter (with Deborah Kulczak), “Expose your Collections with Custom Search Forms,” Arkansas Innovative Users Group Spring Meeting, Little Rock, AR, June 18, 2010.

Presenter, “Audubon in Arkansas,” Arkansas Historical Association Annual Meeting, Jonesboro, AR, April 16, 2010.

Presenter (with Lora Lennertz Jetton), "Web Usability on a Dime (and $100)," Arkansas Libraries Annual Meeting, Hot Springs, AR, October 25, 2009.

Invited Speaker (with Mary Walker), "CONTENTdm: The Razorback Experience," Amigos Member Meeting, Dallas, TX, May 6, 2004.

Moderator, Panel on Bibliography, Southeastern Medieval Association Annual Conference, Fayetteville, AR, October 23, 2003.

Presenter (with Kate Kluttz and Deborah Kulczak), "Live Aggregator Wrestling," Arkansas Library Association, Arkansas Library Association, Little Rock, AR, October 22, 2001.

Invited Speaker, “Everything’s that Reference Must Converge: The State of Reference Publishing,” Charleston Conference, Charleston, November 2, 2000.  Published in Is Bigger Better? Papers from the 2000 Charleston Conference on Book and Serial Acquisitions, ed. Rosann Bazirjan and Vicky Speck.  Charleston, SC: Against the Grain, 2001.                                 

Moderator, “Overdrawn at the Databank?” RUSA/CODES Panel on Database Overlap, American Library Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, July 9, 2000.

Presenter, “Evaluative Criteria for Electronic Resources,” RUSA/CODES (Reference and User Services Association/Collection Development and Evaluation Section) Preconference/workshop on Reference Materials Reviewing held at the ALA Annual Meeting, New Orleans, June 25, 1999.

Presenter, panel on consortia and overview of E-Text Project, Arkansas Library Association College and University Division Spring Meeting, April 23-24, 1998.

Presenter, Research Libraries Group Conference on Machine-Readable Texts in the Humanities, Columbia University, May 1990.

Invited Speaker, panel on new technologies and access, ACRL/New England Spring Conference, Wellesley, MA. March 1990.

Invited Speaker, panel on CD-ROMs, North American Serials Interest Group Annual Conference, Claremont, CA, June 1989.

 

 

Experience

University of Arkansas

Web Services Librarian, University of Arkansas Libraries, 2001-

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

Columbia University Libraries

Undergraduate Services Librarian, 1992-1992

Deputy Head of Reference, 1991-1992

Acting Head, Butler Library Circulation, 1991

Reference Librarian, 1987 - 1992

New York Public Library, General Research Division

Reference Librarian,  1986-1987

Honors and Awards

Phi Beta Kappa

Currently serving as an elected officer of the Steering Committe of the Innovative Users Group, an international organization of member libraries worldwide who use library technologies from Innovative Interfaces. 
 

Michele King

SPC Cataloging Unit Head

Deborah Kulczak

Head, Technical Services

Kathleen Lehman

Head of User Services

Kathleen grew up in Wisconsin and first worked in a library at the wonderful University of Iowa in Iowa City.  As an undergraduate student assistant, she enjoyed working with other students and assisting faculty in the Physics Library.  After graduating, she spent several years teaching, including two years as a Teach for America corps member.  She came back to the university setting in 2010 when she joined the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville faculty as Head of the Physics Library.  In 2015, Kathleen was promoted to Head of User Services and now enjoys assisting the students, staff, faculty, and other visitors who come to Mullins Library. 

Master of Library and Information Science from University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

Master of Arts in Teaching from Webster University

Bachelor of Arts in Physics and Astronomy from University of Iowa, Iowa City

Publications

Report

  • Lehman, Kathleen and Lora Lennertz. Profiles of Academic Library Storage Facility Management Strategies. New York: Primary Research Group, 2019.

Articles

  • "Spotlight on Graphene Research in the Middle East." StatNano. Published online 8/18/2015: http://statnano.com/publications/3549 (Invited publication.)
  • “Collection Development and Management: An Overview of the Literature, 2011-2012.” Library Resources & Technical Services 58(3): 169-177. 2014. (Peer reviewed.) This article was the final output of a research grant awarded by the Association for Library Collection and Technical Services.
  • “Reviews of Science for Science Librarians: Graphene.” Science & Technology Libraries 30(2): 132-142. 2011. (Peer reviewed.) In August 2011, this article was announced as the second most downloaded article from S&TL.
  • “Profile of Stephen Hawking.” Science & Technology Libraries 30(1): 1-19. 2011. (Peer reviewed.)

Book reviews

  • “Book Reviews: Being Evidence Based in Library and Information Practice.” Technicalities: Information Forum for the Technical Services Professional 37(6): 21-22. 2017.
  •  “Book Reviews: Rightsizing the Academic Library Collection.” Technicalities: Information Forum for the Technical Services Professional 36(1): 22-23. 2016. 
  • “Book Reviews: Sudden Selector’s Guide to Physics Resources.” Technicalities: Information Forum for the Technical Services Professional 34(5): 18-19. 2014.

Courses

UNIV 1001 University Perspectives

Introduction to Library Services instructional sessions

Experience

University of Arkansas

  • User Services Librarian, July 2015 - 
  • Head of the Physics Library, August 2011 - June 2015

Honors and Awards

  • University Libraries Team Project Award 2019
  • University Libraries Keystone Award 2018
  • Special Libraries Association Rising Star Award 2015
  • University Libraries Rookie of the Year 2012

Awarded travel scholarships to:

  • 2013 Association of College and Research Libraries Conference – Sponsored by the Association of College and Research Libraries
  • 2012 American Library Association Midwinter Conference – Sponsored by EBSCO
  • 2011 Special Libraries Association Annual Conference – Sponsored by Institute of Physics Publishing and the Physics-Astronomy-Mathematics Division

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

 

Publications

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.  Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries. March 2014, 343-350.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

Lennertz Jetton, Lora. “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.

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.

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.

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

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.

Lennertz Jetton, Lora. “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. 

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

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

Lennertz Jetton, Lora. “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.

Lennertz, Lora. “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.

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.

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

Lennertz, Lora L. "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.

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.

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.

 

Jay McAllister

Engineering Librarian

Master of Library Science, 2014

University of North Texas 

Bachelor of Arts in History, 2008

University of Oklahoma

Research Interest

Future of academic libraries, strategic planning, and library technologies. 

Publications

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.

Necia Parker-Gibson

Agriculture Librarian

Librarian/full professor at the University of Arkansas. Serving Crop Soil and Environmental Sciences, Horticulture, Plant Pathology, Animal Science, Poultry Science, Food Science and the School of Human Environmental Sciences. I have served as collections coordinator for the Sciences. I serve as coordinator for collections for the School of Human Environmental Sciences. I answer questions, assist with literature searches, and support students, faculty and staff in whatever ways that I can.

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

Research Interest

Information-seeking behavior, esp. in the sciences. Motivation to learn, especially in challenging situations. Information about specific crops, climates and challenges.

Honors and Awards

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

Arkansas Library Association Academic Librarian of the Year, 2009

Rachel Paul

Cataloging Librarian

Stephanie Pierce

Head, Physics Library

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

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

Research Interest

Open education, Library Spaces, Women in STEM, Mental Health and Librarianship, Information and Identity, Academic Libraries, Open Scholarship and Scholarly Communication

Current Projects:

  • Job stress, institutional supports, and their impact on tenure-track librarians
  • Using text-mining analysis to assess the diversity and inclusion of open U.S. history textbooks
  • Toolkit for open education event planning

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 - Present)

Michele Reilly

Associate Dean of Libraries (Director for Resource Management Services)

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.

 

 

Luti Salisbury

Distinguished Professor, Head of the Chemistry and Biochemistry Library

Research Interest

Science and technology librarianship; assessment, scholarly metrics, information literacy, collection assessment and development

Open access and scholarly communication, data management

Publications

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.

Mandi Smith

Asst Librarian

Sarah Spiegel

Honors & Social Sci Librarian

Tony Stankus

Distinguished Professor, Life Sciences Librarian

Born in 1951 in Worcester, MA to refugee parents (Frank & Anna Stankus)  but raised entirely in foster homes from age 3 until high school graduation. 

M.L.S. 1975. University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Library & Information Studies (Specialization: College & University Science Librarianship)

Honors B.A. 1973. summa cum laude,  College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA (Major: Foreign Languages: Russian, German, French, & Greek)

 

Research Interest

Reviewing developing topics in science, medicine, or agriculture for the benefit of hardworking science librarians who do not have the time to stay up to date in all those fields at once.

Publications

106.    Tony Stankus. 2018. “Economic Entomology in the 21st Century, as Seen from a Bibliometric Analysis of Two of Its Leading Journals, 2000–2018. Part IV: Beneficial Arthropods Used In the Biological Control of Agricultural Insect Pests.” Science & Technology Libraries (December 14, 2018): 1–23. doi:10.1080/0194262x.2018.1545623. (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 are typically 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 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 Alumni Association Prize for Highest Ranking Graduating Senior, College of the Holy Cross.

Joel Thornton

Head, 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.

Elaine Thornton

Open Education & Distance Learning Librarian

  • University of North Texas, M.S., Library Science
  • University of Michigan, M.A., History
  • University of Oklahoma, B.A., History

Research Interest

  • Open Education
  • Open Educational Resources (OER)
  • Professional Development
  • Mentoring
  • Adult and Lifelong Learning

Publications

Peer Reviewed Articles

  • Edwards, Melissa Maxwell and Elaine Thornton.  “Library Outreach: Introducing Campus Childcare Providers to the Academic Library.” Education Libraries.  36(2) Winter 2013.  4-16.
  • McTigue, Erin, Elaine Thornton, and Patricia Wiese.  "Authentication Projects for Historical Fiction: Do you believe it? The Reading Teacher 66(6) 2013.  495-505. DOI: 10.1002/TRTR.1132
  • Thornton, Elaine. “Is Your Library Pinning?  Academic Libraries and Pinterest” Journal of Web Librarianship 6(3) 2012.  164-175. DOI: 10.1080/19322909.2012.702006
  • Thornton, Elaine.  “Globalizing Children’s Literature in Academic Libraries Using Automatic Acquisition” Collection Building 30(1) 2011.  47-52. DOI:  10.1108/01604951111105014
  • Thornton, Elaine.  "iTunes University and ARL Academic Libraries" Journal of Web Librarianship 3(3) July-Sept. 2009.  263-272. DOI: 10.1080/19322900903113324
  • Thornton, Joel and Elaine Thornton.  "Assessing State Government Financial Transparency Websites."  Reference Services Review 41(2) 2013.  366-387. DOI:  10.1108/00907321311326273
  • Yang, Zheng (Lan), Douglas Hahn and Elaine Thornton. “Meeting Our Customers’ Expectations: A Follow-Up Customer Satisfaction Survey after 10 Years of Free Document Delivery and Interlibrary Loan Services at Texas A&M University Libraries” Journal of Interlibrary Loan, Document Delivery & Electronic Reserve 22(2) 2012.  95-110. DOI:  10.1080/1072303X.2012.708390?

Reviews

Thornton, Elaine.  The Black New Yorkers.  Multimedia and Technology Reviews.  ARLIS/NA. January 2018.  https://arlisna.org/publications/multimedia-technology-reviews/1368-black-new-yorkers

Experience

  • 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

Honors and Awards

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

Jonathan Torres

Business Librarian

M.S. Library and Information Science, Rutgers University

M.A. Labor Studies and Employment Relations, Rutgers University 

B.A. Labor Studies and Employment Relations, Rutgers University

 

Research Interest

Knowledge Management (KM), Organizational management in Libraries, Bibliometrics, Workforce trends, Business Librarianship 

Publications

Articles

Torres, Jonathan M., (2018) Cross-Functional Marketing: Partnering to Promote Library Services and Courses. Marketing Libraries Journal 2 (2) [In press]

Torres, Jonathan M. (2017). Risk Taking as a New Academic Librarian Through Media Outreach: “The Walton Reader’s Spotlight Web Series” Public Services Quarterly 13 (4), 309-314. https://doi.org/10.1080/15228959.2017.1390133

Torres, Jonathan M., and Kosakoff, Wendy. (2015) "LEGO® at the Library." Bergen Community College Faculty Focus: A Quarterly Publication of the Faculty Development Committee (n.d.)

Presentations 

The Discovery Platform: Uncovering Research Resources and Creating Transparency. Paper presented at a session entitled: Assessment Studies at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville.” Arkansas Library Association Annual Conference, Rogers, Arkansas. (September 2018) Invited Presenter

“Graduate ALA-Accredited Curriculums: Workforce and Professional Development Trends from 2008-2015. Paper presented at a session entitled: Assessment Studies at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville.” Arkansas Library Association Annual Conference, Rogers, Arkansas. (September 2018) Invited Presenter

“Grant Research and Writing Camp for Teachers.” E.A.S.T. Education Accelerated by Service and Technology Initiative Summer Seminar 2018, Fayetteville, Arkansas. (July. 2018) Invited Presenter

“Incentive-Based Learning: Pedagogical Approaches to Connecting Employment Skills through Information Literacy for Students,” LOEX 45TH Annual Conference. Lexington, Kentucky. (May. 2017) Invited Presenter

“How to Find a Library Job," Library and Information Science Student Association. School of Information Studies, Syracuse University. Syracuse, New York. (Oct. 2016) Invited Academic Panelist

“Promoting intellectual growth and empowerment through media outreach: The Walton Reader’s Spotlight” American Library Association Annual Conference. Orlando, Florida (June, 2016) Invited Presenter


Poster Sessions

Torres, Jonathan M. (2016) The “Why” Factor: Professional Development as an Incentive for Integrating. Pedagogical Methods and Library Resources. Poster accepted for the American Library Association Annual Conference, Orlando Florida. (June, 2016)

Kakuk Smith Debra J, Kosakoff Wendy, Torres, Jonathan, and Brown Epstein, Helen-Ann, (2015) College Library Support for Health Professions. Poster accepted for the Medical Librarian Association 2015 "Librarians Without Limits.”

Torres, Jonathan M., (2015) Bridging the Gap Between Student Career Development, Library Science Programs, and Employers. Poster accepted for the New Jersey Library Association Conference, Atlantic City, New Jersey.

Torres, Jonathan M., (2014) Librarians, Access Services Employees, and Academic Libraries: Discovering the components for organizational success. Poster accepted for the New Jersey Library Association Conference, Atlantic City, New Jersey.

Torres Jonathan, Goldstein Scott, Bahriataris Christine, Ward Judit (2013). Singing your own praises: Virtual exhibit presents the birth of alcohol studies. Poster accepted at the New Jersey Library Association Conference, Atlantic City, New Jersey.

Goldstein Scott, Bahriataris Christine, Torres Jonathan, and Ward Judit (2013). The CAS Digital Archives: Digital library technologies supporting institutional memories. Poster accepted at the Substance Abuse Librarians and Information Specialists Conference, Berkeley, California.

 

 

Courses

Career Planning and Exploration (Undergraduate): Fall of 2018

Experience

  • Business Librarian-Assistant Professor, University of Arkansas (2017-)
  • Business Research and Instruction Librarian, Cornell University (2016-2017)

Honors and Awards

John J. and Regina Heldrich Endowed Scholarship   2007

Marianne Williams

Librarian-In-Residence

Marianne R. Williams is the Librarian-in-Residence at the University of Arkansas.

Master of Museum Studies (MMSt), University of Toronto '15

Master of Information (MI), University of Toronto '15

B.A. Honours Summa Cum Laude (Canadian Studies and Art History), Carleton University '12

Research Interest

Critical pedagogy, critical information literacy, visual literacy, information literacy for the studio and design disciplines

Teaching Interest

Metacognition, information literacy, research methodologies, visual literacy

Courses

EDHP1012: Effective College Learning 1, UNIV1001: University Perspectives

Experience

Sessional Public Services Librarian, University of Alberta (2016)

Library Practicum, Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity (2015-2016)

Library and Research Consultant, Lord Cultural Resources (2013-2015)

Honors and Awards

New Faculty Commendation for Teaching Commitment, University of Arkansas (2017-2018)

Alyssa Willis

Cataloging Librarian

Katrina Windon

Collections Management and Processing Unit Head

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

Research & Outreach Librarian