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CMU Librarians' Scholarly Activities 2015-2018: Publications & Presentations

The Dean of Libraries congratulates the following librarians for their recent scholarly activities.

BOOKS

2017

Boles, Frank. Sailing Into History: Great Lakes Bulk Carriers of the Twentieth Century and the Crews Who Sailed Them. East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University Press, 2017.

ARTICLES

2018

Peters, Timothy. "Online Students' Use of Virtual Reference Services." Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship, 30, no. 1 (2018): 1-8.

2017

Dexter, Nadine, and Bradley Long. "The Start-up Culture at the 'Born Digital' Library." MLA News (blog), March 31, 2017.

Brooks, C., Irwin, K. M., Kriigel, B. J., Richards, T. F., & Taylor, E. (2017). What, so what, now what. Türk Kütüphaneciliği, 31(3), 430-438. (Previously published book chapter translated and republished in Journal of Turkish Librarianship.)

LaDell-Thomas, Julie, and Ming Zhang. "Computer Use and Reading Achievement: Evidence from the 2015 NAEP Fourth Grade Reading Scores." International Journal of Current Research, 9, no. 11 (2017): 61814-61826.

Matyn, Marian, Jennifer Bentley, and Tressa Graves. “Reel Project in the Clarke Historical Library: Identification, Discoverability, Perseveration,” MAC Newsletter,  January 2017.

Renirie, Rebecca. "Retention of Adult and Traditional Learners: Library Strategies for Student Success." Journal of Library and Information Services in Distance Learning, 11, no. 3-4 (2017): 314-329.

Sabo, Robin. “Lifelong Learning and Library Programming for Third Agers.”  Library Review 66,  no. 1/2  (2017): 39-49.

2016

Boles, Frank. “The KKK in 1920s Michigan: One County's Encounter.” Michigan History Magazine, 100, no. 4 (2016): 52-57.

Dexter, Nadine, and Bradley Long. "Staffing the 'Born Digital' Library." MLA News (blog), May 13, 2016.

Hussain, Nasir, Thomas Gerald Ferreri, Parker Joseph Prusick, Laura Banfield, Bradley Long, Vincent Roger Prusick, and Mohit Bhandari. "Adductor Canal Block Versus Femoral Nerve Block after Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Meta-analysis: What Does the Evidence Suggest?" Regional Anesthesia & Pain Medicine, 41, no. 3: 314-20.

Muellenbach, Joanne, Debra Rand, and Bradley Long. "Budgeting for an Opening Day Collection in 'Born Digital' Libraries." MLA News (blog), September 7, 2016.

Wang, Rui. “Assessment for One-Shot Library Instruction: A Conceptual Approach.” Portal: Libraries and the Academy, 16, no. 3 (2016): 619-48.

2015

Guo, Shu. “Grade Trend Analysis for a Credit Bearing Library Instruction Course.” Portal: Libraries and the Academy, 15, no. 2 (2015): 251-265.

Matyn, Marian. “Justice Weaver’s Papers in the Clarke Historical Library,” Open Entry, 44, no. 2 (Fall 2016): 34-35.

Matyn, Marian. “World War I Collections in the Clarke Historical Library,” Open Entry, 43, no. 1 (Spring 2015): 30-33.

Peters, Timothy. “Taking Librarians Off the Desk: One Library Changes its Reference Desk Staffing Model.” Performance Measurement and Metrics, 16, no. 1 (2015): 18-27.

Zambare, Aparna. “From Rural Punjab to Rural Iowa: A Reading of Bharati Mukherjee’s Jasmine.” MidAmerica, 42, (2015): 109-16. 

POSTERS

2019

Renirie, Rebecca. "Supporting Research in the Field: Making a Hidden Collection Discoverable." Poster presentation at the Association of College and Research Libraries Conference, Cleveland, OH, April 10-13, 2019.

2018

Renirie, Rebecca. "Framing the Vision: Connecting the ACRL Framework to Core Competencies in a Biology Undergraduate Curriculum." Poster presentation at the American Library Association Conference, New Orleans, LA, June 21-26, 2018.

2017

Cavanaugh, Shane, Julie Cunningham, Jennifer Weible, Kevin Cunningham, Dennis St. John, Mark Francek, Rebecca Renirie, and Stacey Kerr. "STEM Education Journal Club as a Faculty Learning Community." Poster presentation at the Great Lakes Conference on Teaching and Learning, Mount Pleasant, MI, May 8-10, 2017.

Hayes, Richard, Jennifer Rundels, and Patricia Chase. “MSA Alternative Capstone: Best Practices and Lessons Learned.” Poster presentation at the Great Lakes Conference on Teaching and Learning, Mount Pleasant, MI, May 8-10, 2017.

Renirie, Rebecca. “The ACRL Framework in the Virtual Reference Transaction: Mapping Questions and Answers to Threshold Concepts.” Poster presentation at the Association of College and Research Libraries Conference, Baltimore, MD, March 22-25, 2017.

Renirie, Rebecca. “Assessing with the Framework in the Online Classroom: Using a Pre-/Post-test Based on Threshold Concepts of Information Literacy.” Poster presentation at the Association of College and Research Libraries Conference, Baltimore, MD, March 22-25, 2017.

2016

Rundels, Jennifer, Tammi Kolski, Heather Ballien, and Dana Schwarzkoph. “Strategies for Increasing Online Student Retention: The Students’ Perspective.” Poster presentation at the Great Lakes Conference on Teaching and Learning, Mount Pleasant, MI, May 9-11, 2016.

2015

Martinez, Fernando J., and Bradley Long. "Student-directed Information Literacy Training: Applying Library-faculty Facilitated Small Group Learning within a Medical School Curriculum." Poster presentation at the Great Lakes Conference on Teaching and Learning, Mount Pleasant, MI, May 13-15, 2015.

Renirie, Rebecca. “READing Remote Reference: Using the READ Scale© to Analyze Virtual Reference Trends.” Poster presentation at the Michigan Library Association Academic Libraries Conference, Bay City, MI, May 27-29, 2015.

PROCEEDINGS

2018

Renirie, Rebecca, Thad Dickinson, and Timothy Peters (eds.). The Eighteenth Distance Library Services Conference Proceedings. Mount Pleasant, MI: Central Michigan University, 2018.

2016

Renirie, Rebecca, and Michelle Keba (eds.). The Seventeenth Distance Library Services Conference Proceedings. Mount Pleasant, MI: Central Michigan University, 2016.

REVIEWS

2016

Fierst, John, review of Gathering the Potawatomi Nation: Revitalization and Identity, by Christopher Wetzel, Michigan Historical Review, Spring 2016.

Sabo, Robin, review of Repositioning Reference: New Methods and New Services for a New Age, by Laura Saunders, Lillian Rozaklis, and Eileen G. Abels, Medical Reference Services Quarterly, September 22, 2016.

Thompson, Laura, review of Musica International Virtual Choral Library. Music Reference Services Quarterly, December 12, 2016.

2015

Fierst, John, review of Three Fires Unity: The Anishnaabeg of the Lake Huron Borderlands, by Phil Bellfy, Michigan Historical Review, Spring 2015.

Long, Bradley, review of Searching Skills Toolkit: Finding the Best Evidence, by Caroline De Brún, and Nicola Pearce-Smith, Edited by Carl Heneghan, Rafael Perera, and Douglas Badenoch. Doody's Review Service, 2015.

PRESENTATIONS

2018

Matyn, Marian. “Archives rock! Under/graduate Archives Intern Experiences,” Michigan Archival Association, Bay City, MI, June 2018.

2017

Boles, Frank. “Native American Treaty Rights.” Commemoration of the Battle of the River Raisin, River Raisin National Battlefield Park, Monroe, MI, January 21, 2017.

Faleer, Robert. “Perilous Necessity: The Emergence of the Fortified Bastle House in 16th Century Northumberland.” Presentation at the Annual Conference of the Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters, “History” Section, Kalamazoo, MI, March 10, 2017.

Fierst, John. “Lewis Cass and U.S. Indian Policy.”  A River Raisin National Battlefield Presentation. Monroe, Michigan, April 15, 2017.

Hackman, Dawn, Misa Mi, Bradley Long, Eric L. Johnson, and Richard Van Eck. "Space, Pedagogy, Partners, and Opportunities: A Systemic Approach to Promote Active Learning and Interprofessional Healthcare Education." Presentation at the Central Group on Medical Affairs Annual Meeting, Association of American Medical Colleges. Chicago, IL, March 31, 2017.

Irwin, Kathy, Jennifer Dean, and Susann deVries. “Reflections on the First Year Experience as Library Leader: At the Helm.” Roundtable discussion at 2017 Association of College and Research Libraries Conference, Baltimore, MD, March 22-25, 2017.

Irwin, Kathy, Paul Gallagher, and Emily Puckett Rodgers. “Designing User Centric Library Spaces for Learning, Research, and Collaboration.” Presentation at the 2017 Michigan Academic Library Association Annual Conference, Grand Rapids, MI, May 17-19, 2017.

Matyn, Marian and Jennifer Bentley. “And the Reel Rolls on: Concluding Clarke Historical Library’s Film Project with Channel 9 & 10 News." Presentation at the Annual Michigan Archival Association Conference, Traverse City, MI, June 2017.

Peters, Timothy and Roestel, Marnie. “Open Educational Resources: Flexibility + Savings = Student Success!” Presentation at the Great Lakes Conference on Teaching and Learning, Mount Pleasant, MI, May 8-10, 2017.

Renirie, Rebecca. "Data Literacy in the Undergraduate Biology Curriculum." Presentation at the Great Lakes Science Boot Camp, East Lansing, MI, July 19-21, 2017.

Renirie, Rebecca, Jennifer Rundels, and Stephanie Mathson. “Merging Two Information Services Departments: Impacts and Outcomes.” Presentation at the Michigan Academic Library Association Annual Conference, Grand Rapids, MI, May 17-19, 2017.

Weible, Jennifer, Kevin Cunningham, Dennis St. John, Rebecca Renirie, and Mark Francek. “The 'T' is Not Just in STEM: Technology to Support Learning in All Classes.” Presentation at the Great Lakes Conference on Teaching and Learning, Mount Pleasant, MI, May 8-10, 2017.

2016

Boles, Frank. “Public Record Programs in Michigan.” Presentation at the National Association of Government Archivists and Records Managers Annual Meeting, Lansing, MI, July 14, 2016.

Buck, Stefanie, Karla Aleman, Neely Tang, Jennifer Rundels, and Kim Bailey. “Reaching Out! Tools for Connecting with Distance Education Students.” Pre-conference workshop at the Seventeenth Distance Library Services Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, April 20-22, 2016.

Fierst, John. “Crossing Paths: Circumstances that Led to the Publication of John Tanner’s Narrative.” Presentation at River Raisin National Battlefield, Monroe, Michigan, November 13, 2016.

Fierst, John. Speaking of Art Online. By Ed Hoffman. 1600WAAM AM, January 30, 2016.

Irwin, Kathy, and Eric Bellmore. “Changing Perceptions and Empowering Students.” Presentation at the ESS and P&A Annual Conference, “CMU Today, CMU Tomorrow: Preparing CMU for the student of tomorrow," Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, MI, July 13, 2016.

Irwin, Kathy, Kathleen Citro, and Mary Ann Cullen. “Leaning Into…Communicating Library Value.” Presentation at the Seventeenth Distance Library Service Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, April 20-22, 2016.

Ismail, Matthew. “Research in the Real World,” Presentation at the Charleston Conference, Charleston, South Carolina, November 3, 2016.

Kucera, Ann. "Efficient Usability Testing." Presentation at the Michigan Innovative Users Group, Lansing, MI, July 29, 2016.

Long, Bradley. "Utilizing the Flipped Classroom for Database Instruction." Presentation at the Libraries in Medical Education Special Interest Group, Central Group on Medical Affairs, Association of American Medical Colleges Webcast meeting, August 25, 2016.

Matyn, Marian and Jennifer Bentley, “A Lens into Michigan History: Clarke Historical Library’s Channel 9 & 10 News Film Project,” Presentation at the Annual Michigan Archival Association Conference, East Lansing, June 17, 2016.

Renirie, Rebecca, Jennifer Rundels, Stephanie Mathson, and Monica Craig. “Merging Two Information Services Departments: Challenges and Opportunities.” Presentation at the Michigan Academic Library Association Mini-Conference, Dearborn, MI, December 9, 2016.

Wang, Rui. “A Conceptual Approach to Assessment for One-Shot Library Instruction.” Presentation at the Michigan Academic Library Association, Mount Pleasant, MI, May 12-13, 2016. 

Wang, Rui. “Information Literacy and Student Engagement.” Presentation at the Teaching and Learning Collective (TLC) 6th Annual Winter Conference, co-sponsored by College of Humanities, Social and Behavioral Sciences (CHSBS) and the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) at Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, MI, February 19, 2016.

Zambare, Aparna.  “Epic Theatre, Folk Form, and Satish Alekar’s Mahanirvan.”  Presentation at the American Comparative Literature Association Annual Meeting, Panel: Religion, Ethics, and Literature II: Performance, Politics, Aesthetics, Harvard University, MA, March 17-20, 2016.        

2015

Avasthi, Smita, and Rebecca Renirie. “The Research as Inquiry Framework in Distance Education Courses.” Presentation at the Association of College and Research Libraries Distance Learning Section Discussion Group, November 12, 2015.

Faleer, Robert. “Conflict and Defense in the Scottish and English Marches: 1249-1603.” Presentation at the 48th Alma Highland Festival, Alma, MI, May 23, 2015.

Fierst, John. “Edwin James in the Introduction to The Captivity and Adventures of John Tanner,” 47th Algonquian Conference, James W. Burns Executive Education Centre, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, October 24, 2015,

Guo, Shu. “Library Instructions in Chemistry Curriculum, Implementing, Collaboration, Feedback & Reflection.” Presentation at 2015 University of Toronto Chemistry Librarian Workshop, Toronto, Canada, June 12, 2015.

Irwin, Kathy.  “Professional Development for Deans, Associate Deans, Directors.” Roundtable discussion leader at the 2015 Association of College and Research Libraries Conference in Portland, OR, March 25-28, 2015.

Ismail, Matthew and Pamela Grudzien. “Digital Archiving of Journals and Library Collection Development: The Long View,” Presentation at The Charleston Conference, Charleston, South Carolina, November 4-6, 2015.

LaDell-Thomas, Julie, and Jennifer Rundels.  “Go Research! Building an Information Literacy Tool that Bridges the Gap.” Presentation at the Georgia International Conference on Information Literacy, Savannah, GA, September 24-26, 2015.

Marian Matyn, “Michigan Equestrians, Fliers and Clowns: Women Challenging and Changing Gender Roles in Circus and Society,” Presentation at the Annual Great Lakes History Conference, Allendale, MI, Oct. 9, 2015.

Peters, Timothy. “Taking Librarians Off the Desk.” Webinar presentation for the Ontario Library Association Education Institute, November 11, 2015.    

Peters, Timothy and Michael Priehs. “The Need to Publish: What You Should Know about Academic Publishing.” Presentation at the Michigan Library Association Academic Libraries 2015, Bay City, MI, May 21, 2015.

Renirie, Rebecca. “Flipping the Classroom with Prezi: Engaging Students and Zooming to Information Literacy.” Presentation at the Michigan Library Association Technology and Trends Workshop, Allendale, MI, June 5, 2015.

Renirie, Rebecca, and Jennifer Rundels. “Working Effectively in a Distributed Environment.” Presentation at the 2015 Global Campus In-Service, Mount Pleasant, MI, September 28-30, 2015.

Sabo, Robin. “Online Resources for Flipped Classrooms: 20 Sources in 20 Minutes.” Presentation at the Lilly Conference on College and University Teaching and Learning, Traverse City, MI, October 15-17, 2015.

Wochna, Lorraine, Jane Charles, Danny Costa, Stephanie Mathson, Meredith Miller, and Junior Tidal. “PPR: Promoting and Programming in Academic Libraries.” Presentation at the American Library Association Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA, June 25-30, 2015.

Zambare, Aparna. “From Rural Punjab to Rural Iowa: A Reading of Bharati Mukherjee’s Jasmine.”  Presentation at the Annual Symposium of the Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature (SSML), Michigan State University, East Lansing, June 2-4, 2015.   

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