Map Room to Data and GIS Services: Five University Libraries Evolving to Meet Campus Needs and Changing Technologies (with Russell White, Jeff Essic, Lee Ann Fullington, Himanshu Mistry, Amanda Henley, and Miriam Olivares), Journal of Map And Geography Libraries (2014)

Programs for geospatial support at academic libraries have evolved over the past decade in response...



A Study of Faculty Data Curation Behaviors and Attitudes at a Teaching-Centered University (with Marisa L. Ramírez and Karen J. McGaughey), College & Research Libraries (2012)

Academic libraries need reliable information on researcher data needs, data curation practices and attitudes in...



Developing a Science Café Program for Your University Library (with Catherine Trujillo), Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship (2010)

The Science Café is a national movement that attempts to foster community dialog and inquiry...



Science and Technology Resources on the Internet (with Brian Westra, Marisa Ramirez, and Susan Wells Parham), Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship (2010)


Integrating STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) Information Competencies into an Undergraduate Curriculum., Journal of Library Administration (2009)

Students in science disciplines often arrive at college without experience using primary science literature and...


Conference Presentations


Data Curation 101 : ABCs of Data Curation & Scholarly Communication, Science & Engineering Academic Librarians (SEAL-S) Fall Program (2010)


It Takes a Village: Role of Librarians in the First Year Experience (FYE), 21st International Conference on the First-Year Experience (2008)



Managing the Data Deluge: Understanding Scientists' Need for Data Curation Services (with Marisa Ramirez and Karen McGaughey), California Academic and Research Libraries Association Conference (2010)

While library research on data curation is active and ongoing in the humanities and social...



Rocket Science Can Be Understood: Librarians As STEM Faculty Outreach Partners (with Melanie Sellar), ALA 2009 Annual Conference: Chicago, IL (2009)

Librarians can play an active role in faculty research and enhancing public understanding of science....



Redefining Library Partnerships: Sharing Physical and Digital Space with the Campus Community (with Marisa Ramirez), Special Libraries Association Annual Meeting: Washington, D.C. (2009)

Cal Poly State University librarians are engaging faculty, staff and students by transforming physical and...



The Making of Sustainability: A Case Study of an Undergraduate Technology Course Project (with Yi-Hsiang Isaac Chang), 12th CSU Regional Symposium on University Teaching (2009)

21st century engineers need skills not just to develop technologies but also to assess broad...



Science Cafe: Conversation and Coffee at the Library (with Leanne Hindmarch), American Library Association 2009 Midwinter Meeting (2009)

In 2007 a task force was convened by Cal Poly's Provost to envision The Future...