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Ed.D (Organizational Leadership) Brandman University, in progress.

M.L.S (Library Science) University of California, Los Angeles, 1982.

B.A. (Linguistics) University of California, Santa Barbara, summa cum laude, 1980.

Professional Involvement and Community Service: 

Association of College & Research Libraries, Excellence in Academic Libraries Awards Committee, 2016 – 2018.

Institutional Technology Group, Santa Rosa Junior College, 2015 present.

Sabbatical Leave Committee, Santa Rosa Junior College, 2015 present.

Council of Chief Librarians, California Community Colleges, Board of Directors, North West Region, 2015  – present.

EBSCO Community College Advisory Board, 2015 – 2016.

Community of Practice Facilitator: Technology in the Classroom. New Faculty Training Program (SRJC), 2014 – present.

Institutional Planning Council, Santa Rosa Junior College, 2014-15.

Department Chair, Learning Resources, 2014 – 2015.

District Online Committee, Santa Rosa Junior College (SRJC), 2013 – present.

Accreditation Standard IV, Governance, Self Evaluation Committee, Santa Rosa Junior College, 2013-2014.

Digital Asset Management Committee, Santa Rosa Junior College, 2013 – 2015

Teaching Fellows Inaugural Grant Review Committee, Santa Rosa Junior College, Spring 2013.

Integrated Environmental Planning Committee, Santa Rosa Junior College, Spring 2013.

Strategic Planning | Goal D: Improve Facilities and Technology, Santa Rosa Junior College – 2013.

Faculty Fund for Advanced Studies Grant Committee, Santa Rosa Junior College, 2011 – 2016.

Institute for Environmental Education, Santa Rosa Junior College, 2011 – 2015.

Vice Chairman of the Board, Gleaner Online Limited. 1997–2001.

Executive Member, Kingston & St. Andrew Parish Library Governing Committee. 1995–1998.

Presentations and Publications: 

Presentations and Educational Workshops

"Transforming academic library impact."  (2016, May 18). Invited speaker. Library & Equity Speaker Series. College of the Canyons. Santa Clarita. 

"Reporting academic library impact: Transforming the message of library usage statistics." (2015, April 9). Invited speaker. Dean and Directors Annual Meeting, Council of Chief Librarians. Sacramento.

“Implementing a library reading list tool in a Learning Management System.” (2014, November 6).  Poster session. 34th Annual Charleston Conference, Charleston.

"Bringing the library into the online classroom with Curriculum Builder." (2014, October 1). Digital Shift 2014 annual conference via webinar.

"Guide on the side active learning tutorials in information literacy instruction." (2014, April 23-24). Invited speaker.  Technology Tools: Power Searching and Instructional Design Conference. Council of Chief Librarians. Ontario and Walnut Creek.  

"Hack the online classroom! Inject the library!" (2014, April 9). Computers in Libraries 2014 Conference, Innovation Track, Washington, D.C.

"Re-coding for responsive design: Tips, tricks, and traps." (2014, February 19).  Library Information Technology Association Mobile Computing Interest Group, American Library Association Mid-Winter Conference. Presented via webinar.

"Guide on the side information literacy tutorials." (2013, October 4).  Santa Rosa Junior College Professional Learning Workshop, Santa Rosa.

"Trend watch: Developments in digital media and the potential for student retention." (2011, April 17). Santa Rosa Junior College Professional Development Workshop, Santa Rosa. With M. Matheson and N. Persons.

“Internet industry and commerce.” (1995, September). Invited speaker. American Chamber of Commerce. Kingston, Jamaica.

“Impact of the Internet on the information specialist.” (September, 1995). Invited speaker.  Jamaica Library Association Public Forum, Kingston, Jamaica.

“Introduction to the Internet for NGOs.” (1995, March). Habitat for Humanity in-Country Conference, Kingston, Jamaica.

“Beginning and advanced internet training for information professionals.”; “Internet awareness for executives.” (1994, October and 1995, April).  United States Information Agency educational workshops for American Embassy Foreign Service officers. Rabat, Morocco and Vienna.

“Computer fluency for information professionals.” (1993, June). USIA Foreign Service National Employee Education Program, Washington, D.C.

“Web site development: Tips, tricks & traps.” (1997, October). Invited Speaker.  Jamaica Computer Society Annual Conference, Ocho Rios, Jamaica.

"Managing technological change.” (1990, October). Invited speaker. Jamaica Computer Society Annual Conference, Ocho Rios, Jamaica.

“High tech tools in the classroom.” (1989, June). Colorado Technology in Education Annual Conference, Aspen.

“Coordinating telefacsimile technology in school libraries for document delivery.” (1989, February). Colorado Educational Media Association Annual Conference, Colorado Springs.

Publications

"Art meets education through technology." (2016, June). In, E-Learning Innovations in Academic Libraries, S. Rice, ed. Jefferson: McFarland. With L. Esparza.

“Assessing online learning objects: Student evaluation of a guide on the side interactive learning tutorial designed by SRJC libraries.” (2014).  Interdisciplinary Journal of E-Learning and Learning Objects (10), 93-105. With E. Dean & M. Matheson.

"Integrating academic library services directly into classroom instruction through discovery tools." (2013, September). Computers in Libraries 33(7), 4-9. With E. Frierson.

"Faculty reconnect." (2013, February). College & Research Libraries News (74)2, 80-99. With L. Esparza.

“The state of newspapers online.” (2001, November 12). The Financial Gleaner

“Media convergence: New challenges for businesses, new opportunities for consumers.” (2001, October 24). The Gleaner. 

The environment of libraries and information units: Strategies for sustainable development. (1995). Editor. Kingston: University of the West Indies Press.

“Business use of the Internet.” (1994, August 5).  The Financial Gleaner, pp.21, 28.

“The strategic value of information: Trends in resource management.” (1990, May 15). The Money Index, (220), 14-15.

“Tapping foreign markets: A guide to accessing business and industry information.” (1990, May 29). The Money Index, (222) 25-26.

“Using CD-ROM for information retrieval.” (1990, June 12).  The Money Index, (224) 33-34.

“Break-even points on Dialog.” (1981, July). Online, (5)3, 46-49. With Arthur Antony.

Honors and Awards: 

Library Journal Movers & Shakers Award, 2014. National award for leadership in industry innovation and change.

Peer-Reviewed Instructional Materials Online (PRIMO) Award, 2014.  American Library Association/American College of Research.

SRJC Foundation/Randolph Newman Cultural Enrichment Endowment, 2013, to create physical and digital multi-media art enrichment zones.  With L. Esparza.

Innovative Use in Technology in Education Award. Santa Rosa Junior College, 2012.

Faculty Funds for Advanced Studies Award. Scholarship Recipient. Santa Rosa Junior College, 2012.

“Electronic delivery to rural libraries.” Library Services and Construction Act Title III Grant to establish electronic document delivery to 125 multi-type libraries in Colorado, 1989.

Scholarship Recipient, Microsoft Fourth Annual Conference on CD-ROM Technology, 1989.

Phi Beta Kappa

Mortar Board Honor Society

UCSB Outstanding Senior in Linguistics, 1980