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About Joyce Yukawa

Joyce Yukawa is the Interim Program Director and Associate Professor in the MLIS Program of St. Catherine University. She has taught introduction to LIS, reference and information services, research methods, internet fundamentals and design, information literacy instruction, Library 2.0 & social networking technologies, human information behavior, web usability/accessibility, and older adults and the web. Her teaching, research, presentations, and service draw upon interests in the blending of face-to-face and online interaction in librarianship and professional development, with a particular focus on social learning and service learning within communities of practice. She has had experience as a librarian in academic, public, and special libraries in the U.S. and Asia. She received her Ph.D. in Communication and Information Sciences from the University of Hawai'i.

Positions

2006 - Present Associate Professor, Master of Library and Information Science Program, St. Catherine University Information Management / Library and Information Science Department
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2006 - 2008 Adjunct Professor, Library and Information Science Program, University of Hawai'i
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2000 - 2003 Adjunct Faculty, Department of Information and Computer Sciences, Library and Information Science Program, University of Hawai'i
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1991 - 1996 Librarian and Associate Editor, Scalabrini Migration Center
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1987 - 1987 Librarian, Associated Press, Tokyo Bureau
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1984 - 1986 Education Services Coordinator, Consulate General of Japan
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1984 - 1986 Japanese Community Librarian, Oakland Public Library - Asian Branch Library
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1981 - 1984 Information Officer, Regional Language Centre, Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization - SEAMEO
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Curriculum Vitae




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Honors and Awards

  • Faculty Curriculum Development Grant (2012).
  • American Library Association, Library Instruction Round Table. (2009).
  • LIRT’s Top Twenty Research Articles for 2009 Award, Library Instruction Round Table, American Library Association, for Yukawa, J. & Harada, V. H. (2009).

Courses

  • Introduction to LIS
  • Information Access Services
  • Research Methods for LIS
  • Internet Fundamentals & Design
  • Information Literacy Instruction
  • Libraries & Emerging Technologies
  • Human Information Behavior (with Qualitative Research Methods)
  • Web Usability/Accessibility
  • Older Adults & the Web
  • Touchstone
  • Capstone
  • Special Studies in Librarianship

Education

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2005 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Communication and Information Sciences, University of Hawaii
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1974 Master of Arts (MA), Library Science, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
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1971 Bachelor of Arts (BA), English Literature, Ohio Wesleyan University
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Contact Information

Joyce Yukawa
Associate Professor
Master of Library and Information Science Program
School of Business and Professional Studies/The Graduate College
St. Catherine University
2004 Randolph Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105
651-690-8661

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Articles (17)

Book Chapters (3)

Monographs (2)

Presentations (10)