|Present||Head of Research & Instruction, University of South Florida St. Petersburg|
Honors and Awards
- 2016 EvalFest, NSF Mini-Methods Grant
- 2012 USFSP Outstanding Non-Teaching Faculty Award
- 2011/12 Sunshine State Library Leadership Institute
- 2002 EPA Environmental Education Grant
- 2002 EPA Water Education Grant
|M.A., McMaster University ‐ Geography and Earth Sciences|
|M.Sc., Simmons College ‐ School of Library and Information Science|
|B.A., McGill University ‐ Anthropology|
Nelson Poynter Memorial Library
University of South Florida St. Petersburg
140 7th Avenue South
St. Petersburg, Florida 33701
Peer Reviewed Articles (4)
A sustainability index for small island developing states. Faculty Publications (2017)
This paper proposes a novel approach to measuring the progress of Small Island Developing States (SIDS) towards sustainable development (SD) as set by the UN Sustainable Development Goals 2030. Currently, these goals do not provide ...
Exploring Peer-to-Peer Library Content and Engagement on a Student-Run Facebook Group Faculty Publications (2016)
Student-run Facebook groups offer librarians a new means of interacting with students in their native digital domain. Facebook groups, a service launched in 2010 enables university students to create a virtual forum to discuss their ...
Using pedestrian choice research to facilitate resource engagement in a midsized academic library. Faculty Publications (2010)
For a one year period, visitors to the Nelson Poynter Memorial Library, University of South Florida St. Petersburg were observed regarding how they negotiated through the first floor and interacted with the library resources and ...
Capacity and transparency of potable water regulation in Tijuana, Mexico. Faculty Publications (2004)
The ability of public institutions to provide efficient and equitable potable water services is key to reducing water-borne diseases, one of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality in the developing world. In this article, ...
Books & Book Chapters (1)
Alienation, acceptance, or ambiguity?: A qualitative assessment of library staff and faculty perceptions of reference service change. Faculty Publications (2014)
This study focuses on the perspectives of library staff at a medium-sized academic library who directly participated in the restructuring of reference and information services from a “just-in-case” reference model (defined as librarians sitting at ...
Learning Objects (2)
Writing Abstracts, annotations, and literature reviews Faculty Publications (2014)
Learning Objectives: Identify the distinctive qualities of abstracts and introductions. Define “annotated bibliography” and why it is used. Describe the types of annotations and when they are used. Describe the purpose of a literature review. ...
Guerrilla redesign: Use of visitor navigation and focus group research to assess and redesign a mid-sized academic library. Faculty Publications (2009)
This presentation describes a research project in which reiterative visitor observation and focus group research was conducted over the span of one year, during which high-impact and low-cost design changes were made to the first ...