Rory Patterson is an Associate Librarian in the Reference and Instruction Department of Liberty University’s Integrated Learning Resource Center. He answers questions at the Reference & Information Desk several hours each week; he also schedules and supervises 17 student workers for the 3 Reference & Information Department service desks. Rory teaches a range of classes from introduction to Information Literacy, to advanced research in the senior and graduate classes of his liaison areas, Business and Nursing. Rory also oversees the Blackboard training modules for all of the Integrated Learning Resource Center’s student workers. Prior to coming to Liberty University, Rory earned a BA in History and Political Science from Cedarville University, a MA in American History from Miami University, and a MLIS from the University of Oklahoma. He has worked as a professional librarian in academic libraries, an US Department of Energy research library, and an instructor-support library in Russia.
Connecting Ethics to Action: An Introduction to Ethical Decision Making, The Christian Librarian (2006)
A Bibliometric Analysis of Select Information Science Print and Electronic Journals in the 1990s (with Wallace Koehler, Paulita Aguilar, Sharon Finarelli, Charles Gaunce, Susan Hatchette, Rebecca Heydon, Emily McEwen, Wendy Mahsetky-Poolaw, Charles T. Melson, Mark Stahl, Mary Ann Walker, JoAnna Wall, and Gabe Wingfield), Information Research (2000)
This paper examines three e-journals and one paper journal begun in the 1990s within the...