|2015||Textbook Alternative Project (TAP)|
|San Jose State University|
Professional Service and Affiliations
|2017 - Present||Reviewer, Information & Learning Science||2012 - Present||Reviewer, Journal of Education for Library & Information Science (JELIS)||Present||Member, Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T)||Present||Member, Association for Library & Information Science Education (ALISE)||Present||Member, Information Architecture Institute (IAI)||Present||Member, International Society for Knowledge Organization (ISKO)||Present||Member, Law Librarians of Puget Sound (LLOPS)||2017||Nominating coordinator, ASIS&T Cretsos Leadership Award recipient||2008 - 2016||Columnist, The Nook on legal research methods and technology. Whatcom County Bar Association newsletter.||2009 - 2010||Expert Advisory Panel, ProQuest Dialog Interface Redesign||1991 - 1993||District Officer, Business & Professional Women (WA)|
Honors and Awards
- Outstanding Professor Award Recipient, School of Information, San José State University, 2018
- Law Day Award Recipient, Whatcom County Bar Association, Cited for ‘Dedication to the Spirit of the Law’, 2016
- Outstanding Lecturer Award, School of Information, San José State University, 2011.
- National Liberty Bell Award, Washington State Bar Association, Cited for ‘Outstanding work as a Law Librarian in helping the public gain a better understanding of the law,’ 2010.
- Award of Excellence Nominee, Thomson Corporation, 2003.
|2013||Ph.D., Queensland University of Technology ‐ Information Systems|
|1978||M.L.S., University of California - Berkeley ‐ Library & Information Science|
|1976||B.A., Stanford University ‐ Music Composition with minor concentration in Physics|
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Articles - Invited (4)
Book Chapters (3)
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Conference Presentations and Posters – Peer-reviewed (17)
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Association of Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T), International Council On Knowledge Management (2018)
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