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Case study on Library Mentorship, in “New ProfessionalsToolkit”, edited by Bethan Ruddock, Facet Press, 2012.
- “Group Therapy: Moving Fully to Electronic Journals”, AGAINST THE GRAIN, v.20 # 2, April 2008, p 64.
Contributed response to “panel article” asking “How do you involve faculty in decisions about canceling all print journals, even the current issues?”, edited by Christine Fischer.
- “Closing the Repository Gap at Small Institutions“, PORTAL: LIBRARIES AND THE ACADEMY, v.8 #1, January 2008, p 91-94.
“Rather than assume ignorance or technology barriers, it is more productive to infer that librarians who are working at small colleges have not found an institutional mandate or resources to engage in repository work if its primary purpose is to change the scholarly communication system, to preserve non-core materials, or to improve the research reputation of the institution.”
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- [preprint .pdf]“Changing the Way Libraries and Faculty Assess Periodical Collections in the Electronic Age“, AGAINST THE GRAIN, v.18 # 5, November 2006.
At SUNY Potsdam the time had come to change the campus conversation about periodicals, and in doing so, change perceptions about library periodical collections. The time had come to try something new.