In my work as a Reference Librarian at Albertsons Library, I focus on providing both
traditional and online reference and instruction, selecting materials that support the
College of Education, and reaching out to faculty and students. Librarian and faculty
collaboration allows me to provide relevant and meaningful library services. I specialize
in information literacy for education researchers, first-year students, and history
majors, as well as finding innovative and online methods for providing library services.

Articles

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Reference is Neither Here Nor There: A Snapshot of SMS Reference Services (with Amy E. Vecchione), The Reference Librarian (2012)

This article presents results from an anonymous, non-scientific, Web-based poll that aimed to learn more...

 

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'It’s Research Made Easier!': SMS and Chat Reference Perceptions (with Amy Vecchione), Reference Services Review (2012)

The convergence of college students' information needs, social characteristics, and technological skills have always defined...

 

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Information Literacy Follow-Through: Enhancing Pre-service Teachers' Information Evaluation Skills Through Formative Assessment (with Sara Seely and Sara Fry), Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian (2011)

An investigation into pre-service teachers' information evaluation skills at a large university suggests that formative...

 

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Tying collection development's loose ends with interlibrary loan, Collection Building (2006)

Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to discover the characteristics and quality of...

 

Book Chapters

Informatics, Magazines for Libraries (2010)
 

Linguistics, Magazines for Libraries (2008)
 

Linguistics, Magazines for Libraries (2006)
 

City, State, and Regional, Magazines for Libraries (2004)
 

Linguistics, Magazines for Libraries (2004)
 

Unpublished Papers

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Research Agenda for Library Instruction and Information Literacy (with Association of College & Research Libraries, Instruction Section, Research & Scholarship Committee) (2003)

Charged with updating the document in 2000, the ACRL Instruction Section (IS) Research and Scholarship...

 

Presentations

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Flipping the Classroom with Streaming Media (with Amy Vecchione and Megan Davis), Center for Teaching and Learning, Boise State University (2013)

As faculty, you may be interested in flipped classroom pedagogy, but are intimidated by making...

 

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Information Literacy & POGIL: A New Approach to Using Inquiry Learning in Libraries, POGIL Northwest Regional Workshop (2012)

[Poster Presentation] Pre-service teachers at Boise State University enrolled in a piloted one-credit library research...

 

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Reference Is Neither Here Nor There: Connecting Through SMS (with Amy E. Vecchione), Library Faculty Publications and Presentations (2011)

Have you ever wondered what your patrons think about SMS reference service? Do you wonder...

 

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SMS Reference Service: A New Point of Need for Libraries (with Amy Vecchione), Southwest Idaho Library Association Regional Conference (SWILA) (2011)

Boise State University's text reference service is growing in popularity among students. BSU librarians chose...

 

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Click Here for Instruction Success! (with Ellie Dworak), Idaho Library Association Conference (2010)
 

Online Tutorials

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I-Share Tutorials (with Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois End User Instruction Committee) (2005)

No abstract available.

 

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SIUCat Tour (with Chris Desai) (2005)

No abstract available