About Deborah B. Henry
This collection contains some of the publications of Deborah Boran Henry, Research & Instruction Librarian, Nelson Poynter Memorial Library, USF St. Petersburg. Ms. Henry retired in August, 2017.
Honors and Awards
- Florida Library Association 2015 Research Award for the article: Evaluating scholarly book publishers –A case study in the field of journalism, published in Journal of Academic Librarianship.
- USFSP Chancellor’s Award for Excellence, Non-Teaching Faculty, 2011 (awarded 2012)
- 25th Edition of Marquis Who’s Who in the South and Southwest, p.392
- Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, April 5, 1987.
- 1984 NOAA/Environmental Research Laboratories, Distinguished Authorship Award for "The Structure of Marine Fulvic and Humic Acids."
|M.A., Unversity of South Florida ‐ Library and Information Science|
|M.S., University of Delaware ‐ College of Marine Studies|
|B.A., Regis College ‐ Biology|
Peer Reviewed Articles (13)
Career plateauing among senior librarians. Faculty Publications (2017)
Using an online survey and semi-structured interviews, senior academic librarians were asked to reflect on the factors that keep them personally fulfilled and on how they remain motivated to make positive contributions to their organization. ...
Repositories at Master's institutions: A census and analysis. Faculty Publications (2017)
Using a population of Carnegie-designated master's institutions, this study attempted to quantify the existence of digital repositories at those institutions. A content analysis of repositories containing some type of faculty content was conducted. Pathways of ...
Analyzing the data management environment in a Master's-level institution. Faculty Publications (2016)
The data management environments at research-intensive institutions have been studied extensively. Few studies, however, have assessed the environments at institutions that are not classified as research-intensive, where scholarship and obtaining external funding is still highly ...
Evaluating scholarly book publishers—a case study in the field of journalism. Faculty Publications (2014)
By adapting multiple metrics used for journal article evaluation and replicating recent publisher metrics, the authors tested methods for evaluating scholarly book publishers. Using monographs published in journalism between 2007 and 2011 as a test ...
Reference Classification--Is It Time to Make Some Changes? Faculty Publications (2009)
In 2005, the authors tested the consistency and ease-of-use of a skill/strategy-based reference question classification system published by Warner in 2001. Results of that test indicated that the Warner system was a significant improvement over ...
Testing Classification Systems for Reference Questions Faculty Publications (2008)
Two reference question classification systems were tested using data from a small academic library. Results indicate that a skill/strategy based approach, rather than a system based on resources used or time allocated per question, leads ...
Support for Research and Service in Florida Academic Libraries Faculty Publications (2007)
Following a 2003 survey that benchmarked the research and publication activities of Florida librarians, administrative support for these efforts was investigated. Library administrators were asked to identify various types and funding levels of travel and ...
Research, Publication, and Service Patterns of Florida Academic Librarians Faculty Publications (2004)
In an effort to establish benchmarks for comparison to national trends, a web-based survey explored the research, publication, and service activities of Florida academic librarians. Participants ranked the importance of professional activities to the tenure/promotion ...
Ozone in the boundary layer of the equatorial Pacific Ocean. Faculty Publications (1986)
Shipboard (~7 m) ozone measurements made in the equatorial Pacific Ocean between 20°N and 17°S and 140°-160°W confirm the existence of a distinct ozone minimum in the vicinity of the equator in the late spring, ...
Cadmium, copper and zinc interactions with marine humus as a function of ligand structure. Faculty Publications (1984)
The interactions in seawater of cadmium, copper, and zinc with natural levels of marine humus (fulvic and humic acids) were studied using differential pulse anodic stripping voltammetry (DPASV). Interactions with Cu were also examined by ...
Criminal justice resources on the Internet. Faculty Publications (1997)
We identify World Wide Web (WWW) and gopher sites containing information of interest to criminology and criminal justice professionals, educators, and students. Internet addresses and brief annotations are provided for federal and international resources, law ...
Books & Book Chapters (4)
Best practices for selecting the best fit. Faculty Publications (2012)
The authors of this chapter interviewed librarians from fifteen academic institutions who participated in a selection process for a discovery service. The pool of academic institutions engaged in the interviews represented universities and colleges of ...
Studies of cadmium, copper and zinc interactions by marine fulvic and humic materials in seawater using anodic stripping voltammetry. Faculty Publications (1983)
Humic and fulvic acids isolated from seawater were found to interact with Cd, Cu and Zn in different ways at natural levels of these elements and natural pH in seawater. Fulvic acids exhibit strong interaction ...
Organizing the Peacock Parade : Faculty Buy-In for the Institutional Repository and Open Access Publishing Faculty Publications (2014)
This session will demonstrate how even a small institution with limited staffing and resources can achieve more than 30 percent buy-in of their faculty to the institutional repository (IR) and increase awareness of and support ...
Promoting faculty scholarship through the USFSP Digital Archive. Faculty Publications (2014)
The USFSP Digital Collections Team at Poynter Library created and manages an institutional repository which provides faculty with a new and professionally beneficial service. These digital portfolios showcase and promote their body of scholarship, on ...
Forging a New Path: Faculty Buy-In for the Institutional Repository and Open Access Publishing Open Access Conference (2013)
Many institutions with institutional repositories have had difficulty getting faculty buy-in to add their content to the institutional repository. The University of South Florida St. Petersburg (USFSP), a separately accredited institution within the USF System, ...