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K-State Today

November 17, 2011



Recent publications and presentations by K-State Libraries faculty and staff

By Donna Ekart

During the month of October, the K-State Libraries faculty and staff offered the following publications and presentations:

Assistant professors Livia Olsen and Jenny Oleen published "Creating new partnerships: An examination of two collaborative, grant-funded digitization projects" in the Journal of Agricultural & Food Information.

Communications coordinator Donna F. Ekart published "Little Things" in Computers in Libraries.

Assistant professors Jason Coleman and Leo Lo presented "Putting QR Codes to the Test" at the Brick and Click Libraries Symposium, in Maryville, Mo., Nov. 4.

At the annual fall conference of the College and University Libraries section of the Kansas Library Association,  Oct. 21-22 in Manhattan, the following Manhattan and Salina campus faculty and staff offered presentations:

  • Assistant professor Lisa Craft presented "Wanted: Bibliotechnologist "Must be an energetic individual with the research savvy of a librarian, the technical expertise of an instructional technologist, and the speed of a mongoose."
  • Assistant professor Heidi Blackburn presented "South of the Border Boolean: Teaching Search Strategies with the Value Menu."
  • Blackburn, associate professor Alysia Starkey, and Craft presented "We like to move it! Move it! 20,000 books and one student worker."
  • Assistant professor Laura Bonella presented "The Basics of Bibliometrics."
  • Assistant professor Wendy Begay presented "On 'Average' - what librarians should know."

The conference was organized and presided over by associate professor Laurel Littrell serving in her role as current president of Kansas Library Association-College and University Libraries section.