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James Bracken

Dean, University Libraries

Dr. James Kenneth Bracken
Dean, University Libraries
Kent State University
1125 Risman Drive
Kent, Ohio  44242
Phone: (330) 672-1681
Email: jbracke1@kent.edu

 Positions  

2010 - present

Dean, Kent State University, Libraries

2005 - 2010

Assistant Director, The Ohio State University, Libraries, Collections, Instruction, and Public Services. Columbus, OH, United States.

2003 - 2005

Assistant Director, The Ohio State University, Libraries, Collections, Instruction, and Main Library Research and Reference Services. Columbus, OH, United States.

2000 - 2003

Assistant Director, The Ohio State University, Libraries, Instruction and Main Library Research and Reference Services. Columbus, OH, United States.

1988 - 2000

Head, The Ohio State University, Libraries, Second Floor Main Library Information Services. Columbus, OH, United States.

1985 - 1988

Humanities Bibliographer, Assistant Professor, Purdue University, Libraries. West Lafayette, IN, United States.

1979 - 1985

Reader Services Librarian, Knox College, Library. Galesburg, IL, United States.



 Books and Monographs

Bracken, James K. 1990. Reference Works in British and American Literature. Volume I: English and American Literature. Englewood, CO: Libraries Unlimited.

Bracken, James K. 1991. Reference Works in British and American Literature. Volume II: English and American Writers. Englewood, CO: Libraries Unlimited.

Bracken, James K. and Eleanor S. Block. 1991. Communication and the Mass Media: A Guide to the Reference Literature. Englewood, CO: Libraries Unlimited.

Bracken, James K. and Christopher Sterling. 1995. Telecommunications Research Resources: An Annotated Guide. Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum.

Bracken, James K. 1998. Reference Works in British and American Literature. 2nd ed. Englewood, CO: Libraries Unlimited.

Bracken, James K., Christopher H. Sterling, and Susan M. Hill. 1998. Mass Communication Research Resources: An Annotated Guide. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

Bracken, James K. 1999. "Come ye Blessed, Go ye Cursed": The World of John Foxe's Acts and Monuments, also known as The Book of Martyrs. Columbus: Ohio State University Libraries.

Bracken, James K. and Larry G. Hinman. 2001. The Undergraduate's Companion to American Writers and Their Web Sites.. Englewood, CO: Libraries Unlimited.

Bracken, James K., Miriam Conteh-Morgan, and Katharine A. Dean. 2002. The Undergraduate's Companion to Women Writers and Their Web Sites. Westport, CT.: Libraries Unlimited.

 Chapters In Books

Bracken, James K. 1993. Literature. In In Humanities and the Library. 2nd. ed.. Edited by Nena Couch and Nancy Allen. Chicago: American Library Association. 86-131.

Bracken, James K. Lobbying for Funding in Tough Economic Times. In Advocacy for Libraries. Edited by Wolfgang Ratzek. Stuttgart, Germany: Stuttgart Media University. (Forthcoming)

 Curated Exhibitions

General Exhibits

Bracken, James K. The World According to Dr. Johnson: Samuel Johnson's Words on Books from His Library. Philip Sills Exhibit Hall, Main Library, The Ohio State University Libraries. April 1990 - May 1990.

Bracken, James K. Come ye Blessed, Go ye Cursed: The World of John Foxe's Acts and Monuments, also known as The Book of Martyrs. 1999. Philip Sills Exhibit Hall, Thompson Library, The Ohio State University Libraries, Columbus. March 25, 1999 - May 15, 1999.

Bracken, James K. Religious Orthodoxy and Dissent in Early Modern England. 2005. Philip Sills Exhibit Hall, Thompson Library, The Ohio State University Libraries, Columbus. May 02, 2005 - September 02, 2005.

 Degrees

1973

B.A., University of Toledo, English Literature



 

1976

M.A., University of Toledo, English Literature



 

1979

M.L., University of South Carolina, Librarianship



 

1983

Ph.D., University of South Carolina, English Literature



 

Edited Books

Bracken, James K. and Joel Silver, ed. 1995. The British Literary Book Trade, 1700-1820. Dictionary of Literary Biography, vol. 154. Detroit: Gale.

Bracken, James K., and Joel Silver, ed. 1996. The British Literary Book Trade, 1475-1700. Dictionary of Literary Biography, vol. 170. Detroit: Gale.

 Editor Reviewed Journal Articles

Bracken, James, John Calhoun, and Robert Kooser. 1982. Online Searching and Chemistry Students at Knox.  College and Research Libraries. (February): 53-54.

Bracken, James K. 1982. A column of Opinion.  Journal of Academic Librarianship. Edited by Carolyn Kirkendall. (September).

Bracken, James K. 1983. The Library Column in the Campus Newspaper.  American Libraries. (March): 153-154.

Bracken, James K. 1983. Take to the Old Oven.  Civil War Times Illustrated. (October): 42-45.

Bracken, James K. 1989. Library Resources on the Social Aspects of New Communication Technologies: 'Low Tech' Strategies and Resources.  CAST Working Files, no. July, 1989-007.

Bracken, James K. 1989. The Oxford English Dictionary on CD Rom.  Tracings. Vol. 4: 6-7.

Bracken, James K. 1992. Telecommunication Resources in the Ohio State University Libraries: A Brief Selective Guide.  CAST Working Files. Vol. August, 1992-006.

Bracken, James K. translated by Kazuko Takagi. 2003. A continuing Library Leader Education: The 2003 UCLA Senior Fellows Program.  Joho Kanri (Journal of Information Processing and Management). (December).

Feather, Celeste, James K. Bracken, and Jose Diaz. 2008. Managing Collections between the Chemists and the Consortium: Assessment, Engagement, and Creativity. Collection Management. Vol. 33, no. 1/2: 51-67.

 Editorial Activities

Associate Editor

1997 - present

CBQ: Communication Booknotes Quarterly.



Co Editor

2003 - 2007

Libraries Unlimited/Greenwood Press "Undergraduate's Companion to Literature" series.



 Grants

Research Grant

Funded

1993 - 1994

"The Time Sensitive Library and the Process of Researching the Future: Networked Multimedia Workstations as Tools for Collaboration." OSU Office of Research, Interdisciplinary Seed Grant Program (1992-1993). $52,500.00. Principal Investigator.



 

1993 - 1995

"Competing in the Global Telecommunication Marketplace." U.S. Department of Education, Center for the International Education, Foreign Periodical Program. $112,658.00. Principal Investigator.



 

10/01/2000 - 09/30/2001

"Foxe's Book of Martyrs: A paradigm for early modern English print culture." National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Seminar for College and University Teachers. $113,105.00. Co-Investigator.



 

10/01/2006 - 09/30/2007

"The reformation of the book." National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Seminar for College and University Teachers. $189,789.00. Co-Investigator.



 

10/01/2008 - 09/30/2009

"The reformation of the book: 1450-1650." National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Seminar for College and University Teachers. $198,669.00. Principal Investigator.



Unfunded

Date Submitted: 10/01/2005 - Date Denied: 10/01/2005.

"NEH summer seminar for college and university teachers." Co-Investigator.



 Honors

1992

Ameritech Prize. Graduate School. The Ohio State University Graduate School, Columbus, OH, United States.



 

1995

Outstanding Service Award. Council of Graduate Students. The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, United States.



 

2001

Certificate of Service. Senior Technical Advisers Recruitment (STAR)/Transfer of Knowledge through Expatriate Nationals (TOKTEN). United Nations, New York, United States.



 

2003

Senior Fellows Program. University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, United States.



 Memberships

2003 - present

Member. American Library Association



 Papers in Proceedings

Bracken, James K. 1992. UvA Libraries: A Brief Assessment of Telecom Resources. In: Through the EC's Eyes. Edited by Stephen R. Acker and Shiv K. Bakhshi: 94-100. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1994. Documenting the European Union's Telecommunication Policy. In: International Information Infrastructures. Edited by Stephen R. Acker (Published)

Bracken, James K. 2004. Synergies of Effectiveness in a Diverse Consortia Community: The Opinions of the 800 Pound Gorilla in the Neighborhood. In: City Development and Library Services: Precedings of the Second Shanghai International Library Forum (Published)

 Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

Bracken, James K. 1981. Sarah Fenn Burton's Diary of a Journey to Illinois.  Western Illinois Regional Studies: 115-135.

Bracken, Jim and John Calhoun. 1982. Use of the OCLC Serials Subsystem at the Knox College Library.  Illinois Libraries: 81-83.

Calhoun, John C. and James K. Bracken. 1982. Automated Acquisitions and Collection Development in the Knox College Library.  Information Technology and Libraries: 246-256.

Calhoun, John and James K. Bracken. 1983. An Index of Publisher Quality for the Academic Library.  College and Research Libraries: 257-259.

Bracken, James K., and John C. Calhoun. 1984. Profiling Vendor Performance.  Library Resources and Technical Services: 120-128.

Bracken, James K. 1985. William Stansby's Early Career.  Studies in Bibliography: 214-216.

Bracken, James K. 1987. Ben Jonson's 'y' Spellings in the Masque of Queens Holograph. Analytical & Enumerative Bibliography. Vol. 1, no. 0: 17-19. 1.

Bracken, James K. 1987. The Preference for 'y' Spellings in Ben Jonson's Autographs. Analytical & Enumerative Bibliography. Vol. 1, no. 0: 237-246. 4.

Bracken, James K., 1952-. 1987. Teaching communication graduate students to locate and identify reliable editions of speeches. Research Strategies. Vol. 5, no. 0: 139-42.

Bracken, James K., 1952-. 1988. Books from William Stansby's printing house, and Jonson's folio of 1616. The Library, no. 0: 18-29.

Skinner, Ewart.; Bracken, James K., 1952-. 1988. Teaching students to locate and use statistics on international telecommunication systems. Research Strategies. Vol. 6, no. 0: 29-32.

Bracken, James K., 1952-; Tucker, John Mark. 1989. Characteristics of the journal literature of bibliographic instruction. College & Research Libraries. Vol. 50, no. 0: 665-73.

Calhoun, John C.; Bracken, James K., 1952-; Firestein, Kenneth L. 1990. Modeling an academic approval program. Library Resources & Technical Services. Vol. 34, no. 0: 367-79.

Bracken, James K. 2000. Evidence of George Holmes's Corrections to the First Edition of the Foedera (1704-17). Analytical & Enumerative Bibliography. Vol. 11, no. 0: 114-23. 2.

Bracken, James. 2001. Reference resources in Irish literature. Choice. Vol. 39, no. 0: 229-42. 2.

 Professional Activities

Education

04/2009

Hayes Graduate Research Forum. Evaluator.



 

05/2009

Denman Undergraduate Research Forum. Evaluator.



 Reviews

Bracken, James K. 1981. Review of Tales from Two Rivers I, by Jerrilee Cain, John E. Hallwas, and Victor Hicken. Western Illinois Regional Studies. no. 4 (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1983. Review of English Poetry, 1660-1800: A Guide to Information Sources, by Donaldo C. Mell. Choice. no. 20. (April) (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1983. Review of Lesser Metaphysical Poets: A Bibliography, 1961-1980, by William McCarron and Robert Shenk. Choice. no. 21. (November) (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1983. Review of A Biographical Dictionary of Renaissance Poets and Dramatists, 1520-1650, by J.W. Saunders. Choice. no. 21. (December) (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1984. Review of English Historical Poetry, 1476-1603, by Nancy A. Gutierrez. Choice. no. 21. (April) (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1984. Review of Dramatic Texts and Records of Britian: A Chronological Topography to 1588, by Ian Lancashire. Choice. no. 22. (September) (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1984. Review of Literature Criticism from 1400 to 1800, by Dennis Poupard and Mark W. Scott. Choice. no. 22. (December) (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1984. Review of Wrestling Masters. Choice. no. 22. (December): 526-528. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1985. Review of The Figurative Language of the Tragedies of Shakespeare's Cheif 16th-Century Contemporaries: An Index, by Louis Charles Stagg. Choice. no. 22. (January): 666. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1985. Review of Proverbial Language in English Drama Exclusive of Shakespeare, 1495-1616: An Index, by R.W. Dento. Choice. no. 22. (June) (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1985. Review of John Webster: A Reference Guide, by Samuel Schuman, John Marston, and Kenneth Tucker. Choice. no. 23. (December) (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1986. Review of Early English Drama: Everyman to 1580, by D. Jerry White. Choice. no. 24. (September) (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1986. Review of Thomas Heywood: A Reference Guide, by Michael Wentworth. Choice. no. 24. (November) (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1987. Review of An Annotated Critical Bibliography of John Milton, by C.A. Patrides. Choice. no. 25. (September) (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1987. Review of Jacobean and Caroline Dramatists, by Fredson Bowers. Choice. no. 25. (December) (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1988. Review of Literature Criticism from 1400 to 1800 vol. 6, by James E. Person Jr. American Reference Books Annual. no. 19: 447-448. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1988. Review of The Essential Chaucer: An Annotated Bibliography of Major Modern Studies, by Mark Allen and John H. Fisher. American Reference Books Annual. no. 19: 485-486. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1988. Review of Pericles: An Annotated Bibliography, by Nancy C. Michael. Choice. no. 25. (April) (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1989. Review of English and American Literature: Sources and Strategies for Collection Development, by William McPheron. Collection Management. no. 11: 217-219. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1989. Review of A Blake Dictionary: The Ideas of Symbols of William Blake, by S. Foster Damon. American Reference Books Annual. Vol. 20 (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1989. Review of A Byron Chronology, by Norman Page. American Reference Books Annual. no. 20: 442-443. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1989. Review of A Concordance to the Complete English Poems of John Skelton, by Alistair Fox and Gregory Waite. American Refernce Books Annual. no. 20: 452. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1989. Review of British Poetry and the American Revolution: A Bibliographical Survey of Books and Pamphlets, Journals and Magazines, Newspapers, and Prints, 1775-1800, by Martin Kallich. American Refernce Books Annual. no. 20: 454-455. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1989. Review of Chaucer's Romaunt of the Rose and Boece, Treatise on the Astrolabe, Equatorie of the Planetis, Lost Works, and Chaucerian Apocrypha: An Annotated Bibliography 1900 to 1985, by Russell A. Peck. American Reference Books Annual. Vol. 20: 444. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1989. Review of George Herbert: An Annotated Bibliography of Modern Criticism, 1905-1984, by John R. Roberts. Choice. no. 26. (April) (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1989. Review of Chaucer Name Dictionary: A Guide to Astrological, Biblical, Historical, Literary, and Mythological Names in the Works of Geoffrey Chaucer, by Jacqueline De Weever. Choice. no. 26. (June) (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1989. Review of Backgrounds to Restoration and Eighteenth-Century English Literature: An Annotated Bibliographical Guide to Modern Scholarship, by Robert D. Spector. Choice. no. 26. (July) (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1990. Review of Restoration and Eighteenth Century Dramatists: First Series, by Paula R. Backscheider. American Reference Books Annual. no. 21: 496. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1990. Review of Samuel Beckett: A Reference Guide, by Cathleen Culotta Andonian. American Reference Books Annual. no. 21: 509. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1990. Review of Encyclopedia of American Wrestling, by Mike Champman. Choice. no. 27. (March): 1108. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1990. Review of English Literature and Backgrounds, 1660-1700: A Selective Critical Guide, by Margaret M. Duggan. Choice. no. 28. (September): 74. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1991. Review of Index to Book Reviews in England, 1749-1774, by Antonia Forster. Choice. Vol. 28: 1096. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1991. Review of An Annotated Critical Bibliography of Augustan Poetry, by David Nokes and Janet Barron. American Reference Books Annual. no. 22: 493. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1991. Review of The Spenser Encyclopedia, by A.C. Hamilton. Choice. no. 28: 1776. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1991. Review of Women and Mass Communications: An International Annotated Bibliography, by John A. Lent. Feminisms. no. 4: 17. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1991. Review of An Annotated Critical Bibliography of Langland, by Derek Pearsall. Choice. no. 28. (January): 762. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1991. Review of Critical Analyses in English Renaissance Drama: A Bibliographic Guide, by Brownell Salomon. Choice. no. 28. (May): 1468. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1991. Review of A Register of English Theatrical Documents, 1660-1737, by Judith Milhous and Robert D. Hume. Choice. no. 29. (September): 64. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1992. Review of British Prose Writers, 1660-1800, by Donald T. Siebert. American Reference Books Annual. no. 23: 484. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1992. Review of Chaucer's Knight's Tale: An Annotated Bibliography, 1900 to 1985, by Monica E. McAlpine. American Reference Books Annual. no. 23: 486. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1992. Review of Literature Criticism from 1400 to 1800 vol. 15, by James P. Draper and James E. Person Jr. American Reference Books Annual. no. 23: 446-447. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1992. Review of Piers Plowman: A Guide to the Quotations, by John A. Alford. Choice. no. 29: 1651. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1992. Review of Rebecca West: An Annotated Bibliography, by Joan Garrett Packer. American Reference Books Annual. no. 23: 492-493. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1992. Review of Victorian Criticism of American Writers: A Guide to British Criticism of American Writers in the Leading British Periodicals of the Victorian Period, 1824-1900, by Arnella K. Turner. American Reference Books Annual. no. 23: 468-469. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1992. Review of Christopher Marlowe in the Eighties: An Annotated bibliography of Marlowe Criticism from 1978 through 1989, by Bruce E. Brandt. Choice. no. 30. (November): 438. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1993. Review of A Concordance to the Minor Poetry of Edward Taylor 1642-1729, by Raymond A. Craig. American Reference Books Annual. no. 23: 500-501. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1993. Review of Communication Serials: An International Guide, by Harry W. Soca and Patricia L. Sova. American Reference Books Annual. no. 24: 412-413. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1993. Review of Hamlet in the 1960s: An Annotated Bibliography, by Julia Dietrich. American Reference Books Annual. no. 24: 513. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1993. Review of Telecommunications Fact Book and Illustrated Dictionary, by Ahmed S. Kahn. American Reference Books Annual. no. 24: 706. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1993. Review of Talk Shows and Hosts on Radio: A Directory Including Show Titles and Formats, by Annie M. Brewer and Donald E. Brewer. Choice. no. 30. (February): 936. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1993. Review of Caroline Drama: A Bibliographic History of Criticism, by Rachel Fordyce. Choice. no. 30. (March): 1110. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1994. Review of The Wrestling College and University Directory, by William S. Hein. American Reference Books Annual. no. 25: 350. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1994. Review of Dictionary of Symbolism, by Hans Biedermann. American Reference Books Annual. no. 25: 399. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1994. Review of Blake and the Idea of the Book, by Joseph Viscomi. Choice. no. 31. (June): 1566-1567. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1995. Review of A Reader's Guide to the Short Stories of Sherwood Anderson, by Judy Jo Small. American Reference Books Annual. no. 26: 512. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1995. Review of Contemporary British Dramatists, by K.A. Berney and N.G. Templeton. American Reference Books Annual. no. 26: 521-522. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1995. Review of News Media Yellow Book, by Ryan T. McGaughey. American Reference Books Annual. no. 26: 395. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1995. Review of Sir Philip Sidney: An Annotated Bibliography of Texts and Criticism 1554-1984, by Donald V. Stump, Jerome S. Dees, and C. Stuart Hunter. American Reference Books Annual. no. 26: 528-529. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1995. Review of Milton's Sonnets: An Annotated Bibliography, by Edward Jones. Choice. no. 32. (May): 1430. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1996. Review of Johann Gutenberg: The Man and His Invention, by Albert Kapr. Choice. Vol. 34: 263. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1996. Review of Literature Criticism from 1400 to 1800, by James E. Person. American Reference Books Annual. no. 27: 484. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1996. Review of British Prose Writers of the Early Seventeenth Century, by Clayton D. Lein. American Reference Books Annual. no. 27: 518-519. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1996. Review of John Steinbeck: Dissertation Abstracts and Research Opportunities, by Tetsumaru Hayashi and Beverly Simpson. American Reference Books Annual. no. 27: 511. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1996. Review of Old and Middle English Literature, by Jeffrey Helterman and Jerome Mitchell. American Reference Books Annual. no. 27: 517-518. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1996. Review of The Proverbial Eugene O'Neill: An Index to Proverbs in the Works of Eugene Gladstone O'Neill, by George Bryan and Wolfgang Mieder. American Reference Books Annual. no. 27: 510-511. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1996. Review of The Wars of the Roses in Fiction: An Annotated Bibliography, 1440-1994, by Roxane C. Murph. American Reference Books Annual. no. 27: 499. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1996. Review of The Works of Allen Ginsberg, 1941-1994: A Descriptive Bibliography, by Bill Morgan. American Reference Books Annual. no. 27: 508-509. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1997. Review of Epitome of American Literature and Bibliography of American Literature: A Selective Index, by Michael Winship. Libraries and Culture. Vol. 32, no. 2: 270-272. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1997. Review of Literature Criticism from 100 to 1800 and Literature Criticism from 1400 to 1800, by Jennifer Allison Brostrom. American Reference Books Annual. Vol. 30 and 31, no. 28: 416-417. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1997. Review of Thomas Wolfe: An Annotated Critical Bibliography, by John E. Bassett. American Reference Books Annual. no. 28: 446. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1997. Review of Paradise Lost: An Annotated Bibliography, by P.J. Klemp. Choice. no. 34. (January): 770. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1997. Review of Biographical Dictionary of Professional Wrestling, by Harris M. Lentz. Choice. no. 35.1. (September): 96. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1998. Review of Humor in British Literature, from Middle Ages to the Restoration: A Reference Guide, by Don L.F. Nilsen. American Reference Books Annual. no. 29: 497. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1998. Review of A Dictionary of Communication and Media Studies, by James Watson and Anne Hill. CBQ: Communication Booknotes Quarterly. no. 29: 67. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1998. Review of Counterpunch: Making Type in the Sixteenth Century, Designing Typefaces Now, by Fred Smeijers. CBQ: Communication Booknotes Quarterly. no. 29: 22. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1998. Review of Designing Books: Practice and Theory, by Jost Hochuli. CBQ: Communication Booknotes Quarterly. no. 29: 23. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1998. Review of EBU Yearbook 1997, by European Broadcasting Union. CBQ: Communication Booknotes Quarterly. no. 29: 46. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1998. Review of Edwardian Fiction: An Oxford Companion, by Sandra Kemp. American Reference Books Annual. no. 29: 498. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1998. Review of Film Researcher's Handbook, by Jenny Morgan. CBQ: Communication Booknotes Quarterly. no. 29: 78. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1998. Review of Five Hundred Years of Printing, by S.H. Steinberg. CBQ: Communication Booknotes Quarterly. no. 29: 24. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1998. Review of From a Single Window: Michigan State University and Its Press, 1947-1997, by Maurice Hungiville. CBQ: Communication Booknotes Quarterly. no. 29: 360. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1998. Review of Good Old Index: The Sherlock Holmes Handbook, by Thomas W. Ross. American Reference Books Annual. no. 29: 501. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1998. Review of Is Progress Speeding Up? Our Multiplying Multitudes of Blessings, by John Marks Templeton. CBQ: Communication Booknotes Quarterly. no. 29: 271. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1998. Review of Jahresbibliographie Massenkommunikation 1995, by Wilbert Ubbens. CBQ: Communication Booknotes Quarterly. no. 29: 65. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1998. Review of Plunkett's Infotech Industry Almanac, by Jack W. Plunkett. CBQ: Communication Booknotes Quarterly. no. 29: 128. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1998. Review of Queerly Phrased: Language, Gender, and Sexuality, by Anna Livia and Kira Hall. CBQ: Communication Booknotes Quarterly. no. 29: 268. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1998. Review of Reader's Guide to the Short Stories of Stephen Crane, by Michael W. Schaefer. American Reference Books Annual. no. 29: 490. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1998. Review of Recipes for Reading: Community Cookbooks, Stories, Histories, by Anne L. Bower. CBQ: Communication Booknotes Quarterly. no. 29: 359. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1998. Review of Scholarly Publishing: The Electronic Frontier, by Robin Peek and Gregory Newby. CBQ: Communication Booknotes Quarterly. no. 29: 362. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1998. Review of Search Strategies in Mass Communication, by Jean Ward and Kathleen Hansen. CBQ: Communication Booknotes Quarterly. no. 29: 66. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1998. Review of Telecommunications: Glossary of Telecommunication Terms, by NCS/T&SD and GSA. Choice. no. Choice (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1998. Review of The Book in the United States Today, by Gordon Graham and Richard Abel. CBQ: Communication Booknotes Quarterly. no. 29: 20. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1998. Review of The Oryx Guide to Distance Learning, by William E. Burgess. CBQ: Communication Booknotes Quarterly. no. 29: 106. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1998. Review of The U.S. All Media E-mail Directory, by Paul J. Krupin. CBQ: Communication Booknotes Quarterly. no. 29: 107. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1998. Review of The Uses of Culture: Education and the Limits of Ethnic Affiliation, by Cameron McCarthy. CBQ: Communication Booknotes Quarterly. no. 29: 269. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1998. Review of Violence and the Media A Reference Handbook, by David E. Newton. CBQ: Communication Booknotes Quarterly. no. 29: 63. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1999. Review of American Music in the Tweniteth Century, by Kyle Gann. CBQ: Communication Booknotes Quarterly. no. 30: 48. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1999. Review of American Travel Writers, 1776-1864, by James Schramer and Donald Ross. American Reference Books Annual. no. 30 (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1999. Review of Biographical Dictionary of Modern American Educators, by John G. Ramsay. CBQ: Communication Booknotes Quarterly. no. 30: 55. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1999. Review of Critical Essays on Laurence Sterne, by Melvyn New. American Reference Books Annual. no. 30: 1074. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1999. Review of Cultural Contingencies, by P.A. Lamal. CBQ: Communication Booknotes Quarterly. no. 30: 51. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1999. Review of Culture Moves, by Thomas Rochon. CBQ: Communication Booknotes Quarterly. no. 30: 208. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1999. Review of Death in the Dark, by John D. Bessler. CBQ: Communication Booknotes Quarterly. no. 30: 44. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1999. Review of Jahresbibliographie Massenkommunikation 1995, by Wilbert Ubbens. CBQ: Communication Booknotes Quarterly. no. 30: 543. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1999. Review of Oscar Wilde Encyclopedia, by Karl Beckson. American Reference Books Annual. no. 30: 1075. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 1999. Review of Teaching Popular Culture, by David Buckingham. CBQ: Communication Booknotes Quarterly. no. 30: 45. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 2000. Review of A Dictionary of Stage Directions in English Drama, by Alan C. Dessen. Choice. no. 37.11/12 (Published)

Bracken, James K. 2000. Review of Elements of Bibligraphy, by Robert B. Harmon. Analytical and Enumerative Bibliography. Vol. 3rd, no. 11.4: 310-312. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 2000. Review of Literary Research Guide, by James L. Harner. Analytical and Enumerative Bibliography. Vol. 3rd, no. 11.1: 44-53. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 2001. Review of Twentieth-Century Bibliography and Textual Criticism, by William Baker and Kenneth Womack. Choice. Vol. 38: 873. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 2001. Review of Jahresbibliographie Massenkommunikation 1998, by Wilbert Ubbens. CBQ: Communication Booknotes Quarterly. no. 32.1: 121. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 2001. Review of Twentieth-Century Bibliography and Textual Criticism, by William Baker and Kenneth Womack. Choice. no. 38.3. (January): 873. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 2001. Review of Ben Jonson's Major Plays: Summaries of Modern Monographs, by Robert C. Evans. Choice. no. 38.7. (March) (Published)

Bracken, James K. 2001. Review of Shakespeare's Military Language, by Charles Edelman. Choice. no. 38.9. (May) (Published)

Bracken, James K. 2002. Review of Sourcebook on Rhetoric, by James Jasinski. Choice. no. 39.5. (January) (Published)

Bracken, James K. 2002. Review of A Companion of Literature from Milton to Blake, by David Womersley. Choice. no. 39.6. (February) (Published)

Bracken, James K. 2003. Review of DEC is Dead, by Edgar H. Schein. CBQ: Communication Booknotes Quarterly. no. 34: 513. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 2003. Review of Free Speech on Trial, by Richard A. Parker. CBQ: Communication Booknotes Quarterly. no. 34: 536. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 2003. Review of Implications of Information Technology fro Scientific Journal Publishing, by Amy Friedlander. CBQ: Communication Booknotes Quarterly. no. 34: 537. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 2003. Review of Jahresbibliographie Massenkommunikation, by Wilbert Ubbens. CBQ: Communication Booknotes Quarterly. no. 34: 53. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 2003. Review of Law of Public Communication, by Kent R. Middleton. CBQ: Communication Booknotes Quarterly. no. 34: 535. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 2003. Review of Propaganda and Mass Persuasion, by Nicholas J. Cull. CBQ: Communication Booknotes Quarterly. no. 34: 509. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 2003. Review of The Hypercomplex, by Lars Qvortrup. CBQ: Communication Booknotes Quarterly. no. 34: 539. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 2003. Review of Towards a Knowledge-Based Europe. CBQ: Communication Booknotes Quarterly. no. 34: 531. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 2003. Review of All the Names in Heaven, by Larry R. Isitt. Choice. no. 40.5. (January) (Published)

Bracken, James K. 2003. Review of Irish Resources in the Humanities. Choice. no. 40.11. (July) (Published)

Bracken, James K. 2004. Review of The Reading Nation in the Romantic Period, by William St. Clair. Choice. no. 42. (February) (Published)

Bracken, James K. 2004. Review of World Writers in English, by Jay Parini. Choice. no. 41. (June) (Published)

Bracken, James K. 2004. Review of The Age of Milton, by Alan Hager. Choice. no. 42. (September) (Published)

Bracken, James K. 2006. Review of The Book: The life-story of a technology, by Nicole Howard. Choice [Peer Reviewed] (Published)

Bracken, James K. 2006. Review of Music in Shakespeare: A Dictionary, by Christopher R. Wilson and Michela Calore. Choice. (September): 2005-51430. [Peer Reviewed] (Published)

Bracken, James K. 2008. Review of A Companion to the History of the Book, by Simon Eliot and Jonathan Rose. CBQ: Communication Booknotes Quarterly. Vol. 39: 474. [Editor Reviewed] (Published)

Bracken, James K. 2008. Review of A History of the Frankfurt Book Fair, by Peter Weidhaas, translated and edited by C. M. Gossage and W. A. Wright. CBQ: Communication Booknotes Quarterly. Vol. 39: 482. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 2008. Review of Consuming Books: The Marketing and Consumption of Literature, by Stephen Brown. CBQ: Communication Booknotes Quarterly. Vol. 39: 468. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 2008. Review of Fairs, Markets and the Itinerant Book Trade, by Robin Myers, Michael Harris and Giles Mandelbrote. CBQ: Communication Booknotes Quarterly. Vol. 39: 480. [Editor Reviewed] (Published)

Bracken, James K. 2008. Review of Fool's Gold: Why the Internet Is No Substitute for a Library, by Mark Y. Herring. CBQ: Communication Booknotes Quarterly. Vol. 39: 476. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 2008. Review of Golden Legacy: How Golden Books Won Children's Hearts, Changed Publishing Forever, and Became an American Icon along the Way, by Leonard S. Marcus. CBQ: Communication Booknotes Quarterly. Vol. 39: 479. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 2008. Review of Judging a Book by Its Cover: Fans, Publishers, Designers, and the Marketing of Fiction, by Nicole Matthews and Nickianne Moody. CBQ: Communication Booknotes Quarterly. Vol. 39, no. 3: 408. [Editor Reviewed] (Published)

Bracken, James K. 2008. Review of Meggs: Making Graphic Design History, by Rob Carter, Libby Meggs, and Sandra Wheeler. CBQ: Communication Booknotes Quarterly. Vol. 39: 469. [Editor Reviewed] (Published)

Bracken, James K. 2008. Review of Men of Letters in the Early Republic: Cultivating Forums of Citizenship, by Catherine O'Donnell Kaplan. CBQ: Communication Booknotes Quarterly. Vol. 39: 477. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 2008. Review of New Directions in American Reception Study, by Philip Goldstein and James L. Machor. CBQ: Communication Booknotes Quarterly. Vol. 39: 501. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 2008. Review of Popular History and the Literary Marketplace, 1840-1920, by Gregory M. Pfitzer. CBQ: Communication Booknotes Quarterly. Vol. 39: 481. [Editor Reviewed] (Published)

Bracken, James K. 2008. Review of Print is Dead: Books in Our Digital Age, by Jeff Gomez. CBQ: Communication Booknotes Quarterly. July-Sept ed. Vol. 39, no. 3: 405. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 2008. Review of Religion and the Culture of Print in Modern America, by Charles L. Cohen and Paul S. Boyer. CBQ: Communication Booknotes Quarterly. Vol. 39: 471. [Editor Reviewed] (Published)

Bracken, James K. 2008. Review of Scholarship in the Digital Age: Information, Infrastructure, and the Internet, by Christine L. Borgman. CBQ: Communication Booknotes Quarterly. Vol. 39: 467. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 2008. Review of Slavery on Trial: Law, Abolitionism, and Print Culture, by Jeannine Marie DeLombard. CBQ: Communication Booknotes Quarterly. Vol. 39: 473. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 2008. Review of The Book Publishing Industry, by Albert N. Greco. CBQ: Communication Booknotes Quarterly. Vol. 39: 475. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 2008. Review of The Changing Book: Transitions in Design, Production, and Preservation, by Nancy E. Kraft and Holly Martin Huffman. CBQ: Communication Booknotes Quarterly. Vol. 39: 478. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 2008. Review of Selecting and Managing Electronic Resources: A How-to-Do-It Manual for Librarians, by Vicki L. Gregory. Serials Librarian. Vol. 53, no. 1/2: 236-238. [Peer Reviewed] (Published)

Bracken, James K. 2009. Review of Books as History: The Importance of Books beyond Their Texts, by David Pearson. CBQ: Communication Booknotes Quarterly. Vol. 40: 108. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 2009. Review of Books without Borders, Volume 1: The Cross-National Dimension in Print Culture, by Robert Fraser and Mary Hammond. CBQ: Communication Booknotes Quarterly. Vol. 40: 104. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 2009. Review of Everything Was Better in America: Print Culture in the Great Depression, by David Welky. CBQ: Communication Booknotes Quarterly. Vol. 40: 109. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 2009. Review of Print for Victory: Book Publishing in England 1939-1945, by Valerie Holman. CBQ: Communication Booknotes Quarterly. Vol. 40: 106. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 2009. Review of Toward the Visualization of History: The Past as Image, by Mark Moss. CBQ: Communication Booknotes Quarterly. Vol. 40: 10. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 2010. Review of A History of Longmans and Their Books, 1724-1990: Longevity in Publishing, by Asa Briggs. CBQ: Communication Booknotes Quarterly. Vol. 41: 126. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 2010. Review of Enduring Words: Literary Narrative in a Changing Media Ecology, by Michael Wutz. CBQ: Communication Booknotes Quarterly. Vol. 41: 210. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 2010. Review of Immigrant Publishers: The Impact of Expatriate Publishers in Britain and America in the 20th Century, by Richard Abel and Gordon Graham. CBQ: Communication Booknotes Quarterly. Vol. 41: 125. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 2010. Review of Managing Electronic Resources: New and Changing Roles for Libraries, by Peter M. Webster. Serials Librarian. Vol. 57, no. 3: 278-282. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 2010. Review of Print in Motion: The Expansion of Publishing and Reading in the United States, 1880-1940, by Carl F. Kaestle and Janice A. Radway. CBQ: Communication Booknotes Quarterly. Vol. 41: 128. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 2010. Review of The British Book Trade, 1475-1890: A Bibliography, by T. H. Howard-Hill. CBQ: Communication Booknotes Quarterly. Vol. 41: 127. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 2010. Review of The Late Age of Print: Everyday Book Culture from Consumerism to Control, by Ted Striphas. CBQ: Communication Booknotes Quarterly. Vol. 41: 207. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 2010. Review of The Rise of Multicultural America: Economy and Print Culture, 1865-1915, by Susan L. Mizruchi. CBQ: Communication Booknotes Quarterly. Vol. 41: 129. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 2010. Review of The Time of Their Lives: The Golden Age of Great American Book Publishers, Their Editors, and Authors, by Al Silverman. CBQ: Communication Booknotes Quarterly. Vol. 41: 130. (Published)

Bracken, James K. 2010. Review of The Uncrowned King: The Sensational Rise of William Randolph Hearst, by Kenneth Whyte. CBQ: Communication Booknotes Quarterly. Vol. 41: 124. (Published)

James K. Bracken. 2010. Review of The State of Scholarly Publishing: Challenges and Opportunities, by Albert N. Greco. CBQ: Communication Booknotes Quarterly (Forthcoming)

Bracken, James K. 2010. Review of The Enduring Book: Print Culture in Postwar America, by David Paul Nord, Joan Shelley Rubin, and Michael Schudson. Choice. (February) (Published)

 Undergrad., Grad. and Prof. Courses Taught

Purdue University, Communication 584: Historical/Critical Research in Communication

The Ohio State University, English 799C: Studies in Literary Bibliography

The Ohio State University, English 980: Bibliography and Method

The Ohio State University, Journalism and Communication 850C: Building Digital Learning Objects

Knox College, Basic Bibliography

The Ohio State University, A&S 138.01 (Freshman Seminar): New Ways of Looking at Old Books: Did Size Matter in the Sixteenth Century?

The Ohio State University, CMRS 611: History of the Book

 

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