Management of the programs and daily operations of Kent State Universityâ€™s Performing Arts Library. Formulates both long and short term unit goals. Provides formal and informal reference services and information literacy instruction to classes and individuals, and conducts collection management of all library materials relating to theatre, dance, and music. Liaison to the Schools of Music and Theatre and Dance.
Clark, Joe C. "Format Preferences of Performing Arts Students." Journal of Academic Librarianship. Accepted for publication; forthcoming. [peer-reviewed].
Clark, Joe C.â€œWhat Employers Want: Entry-Level Qualifications for Music Librarians.â€ Notes 69, no. 3 (March 2013): 472-493. [peer-reviewed].
Clark, Joe C. â€œConnecting Print Patrons to Electronic Holdings with Shelf Dummies.â€ Serials Review 38, no. 4 (December 2012): 250-253. [peer-reviewed].
Clark, Joe C.â€œJob Trends in Music Librarianship: A Nine-Year Analysis from the Music Library Associationâ€™s Job List.â€ Notes 69, No. 1 (September 2012): 44-58. [peer-reviewed].
Clark, Joe C.â€œUser-Centered Events in a Performing Arts Library.â€ Fontes Artis Musicae 58, No. 2 (April â€“ June 2012): 158-167. [peer-reviewed].
Clark, Joe C. "Business Books for the Library Middle Manager: An Annotated Bibliography." In Managing from the Middle, edited by Robert Farrell and Kenneth Schlesinger. 25-31. Chicago: American Library Association Publications, 2013.
Clark, Joe C.â€œMexico and the Southwestern U.S.,â€ â€œWest Africa,â€ â€œJapan,â€ and â€œRock.â€ In The Basic Music Library, 4th edition, edited by Daniel Boomhower. Chicago: American Library Association Publications (accepted/forthcoming).
Clark, Joe C.â€œCreative Fundraising Through Campus Collaborations.â€ Journal of Library Innovation 2, no. 2. [peer-reviewed].
Clark, Joe C. "Duke/Peacock Records" and "Excello Records" in The Grove Dictionary of American Music, 2nd edition, edited by Charles Hiroshi Garrett. New York: Oxford University Press (accepted/forthcoming).
Clark, Joe C. "Thomas Dorsey" in Encyclopedia of American Gospel Music, edited by William McNeil. NewYork: Routledge, 2005.
Clark, Joe.â€œGreg Piccolo,â€ â€œKelly Joe Phelps,â€ â€œLittle Wille Jackson,â€ â€œClay Hammond,â€ â€œCal Green,â€ â€œWillie Edwards,â€ â€œWallace Coleman,â€ â€œJimmy Burns,â€ â€œSkeeter Brandon,â€ â€œLittle Joe Blue,â€ â€œBig Lucky,â€ â€œBuster Benton,â€ and â€œBernard Allisonâ€ in Encyclopedia of the Blues, 2 vols., edited by Edward Komara. New York: Routledge, 2005.
Clark, Joe.â€œJembe Pedagogy Methods: A Survey.â€ Percussive Notes 43, No. 6 (December 2005), p. 30-33.