KENDRA ALBRIGHT, PH.D.
Kendra Albright was elected as Chair of the Standing Committee on Education and Training for IFLA.
BELINDA BOON, PH.D.
Boon, B. (2018). Weeders attract more readers: Weeding children’s materials. Stow, OH: Northeast Ohio Regional Library System.
Boon, B. (2019). Introduction to collection development practices [webinar]. Prairielands Library Exchange (MN).
Boon, B. (2019). How may I help you? Conducting an effective reference interview. Geauga County (OH) Public Library.
Boon, B. (forthcoming). Panel presentation on the importance of diversity in children’s books and how to conduct a diversity audit. American Booksellers Association Annual Conference, June 28, 2019. Pittsburgh, PA
KATIE CAMPANA, PH.D.
Campana, K. and Mills, J.E. (Eds.) (2019). Create, Innovate, and Serve: A Radical Approach to Children’s and Youth Programming. ALA Editions/Neal-Schuman.
Campana, K., Kociubuk, J., & Mills, J.E. (forthcoming 2019). Making Space for Storytime: The Role of the Environment in the Production of Storytime. Public Library Quarterly. Invited.
Campana, K., Mills, J., Haines, C., Prendergast, T., and Martens, M. (2019). To tech or not to tech: The debate and the research around technology, young children, and the library. Children & Libraries.
Mills, J. E., Campana, K. & Martin, M. H. (in press). Engage, Cultivate, Provide, and Assess: An Outreach Model for Serving All Children and Families. Chicago, IL: Association for Library Service to Children. White Paper.
Campana, K., Mills, J., and Martin, M. (2019). The Role of Community Data in Helping Public Libraries Reach and Serve Underserved Communities. Washington, DC: iConference 2019.
Mills, J. and Campana, K. (2019). Intentionality, Interactivity, and Community A Conceptual Framework for Professional Development in Children’s Librarianship. Washington, DC: iConference 2019.
Campana, K.; Mills, J. E.; Martens, M.; Haines, C. (forthcoming, June). Media Literacy, Computational Thinking, and Connected Family Learning: Positioning New Media across the Evolving Landscape of Children’s Services. American Library Association, Annual Conference, D.C. Invited keynote address at ALSC Leadership.
Campana, K., Hughes-Hassell, S. & Schultz-Jones, B. (2019, June). Crafting an Association’s Research Agenda: A Conversation with ALSC, YALSA, and AASL. Washington, DC: American Library Association 2019 Annual Meeting. Invited
Mills, J., Campana, K., and Martin, M. (2019, June). Keep it LOCAL: Designing effective outreach for children and families in your communities. Washington, DC: American Library Association 2019 Annual Meeting.
As co-chair of the Association for Library Services to Children (ALSC)’s research agenda task force, Kathleen Campana led the development of the National Research Agenda for Library Services to Children, which will be released in 2019.
LALA HAJIBAYHOVA, PH.D.
Hajibayova, L. (forthcoming). An investigation of cultural objects in conflict zones through the lens of TripAdvisor reviews: A case of South Caucasus. Journal of Information Science.
Hajibayova, L. (forthcoming). Algorithmic relevance: A case of knowledge representation, organization and discovery systems. International Society for Knowledge Organization UK Biennial Conference, July 15-16, 2019, London, UK.
Hajibayova, L. (forthcoming). The power of the crowd and the search for theoretical foundation. 4S 2019, Society for Social Studies of Science Annual Meeting, September 4-7, 2019, New Orleans, USA.
MEGHAN HARPER, PH.D.
Harper, M. Fostering resilience, wellness and hope in the school library. (Anticipated publication Fall 2019). In Mardis, M.A. & Oberg, D. (Eds), Social Justice and Cultural Competency: Essential Readings for School Librarians. The International Perspective, Volume 2. Santa Barbara, CA: Libraries Unlimited. Invited
Harper, M. Invited columnist (editorial board reviewed) 10 short articles for Research into Practice in the journal School Library Connection
Harper, M. Nine lesson scripts for a video cataloging series: Cataloging in the School Library publishing company is ABC_CLIO
Harper, M. (2017) Trauma informed school libraries: Promoting hope, resiliency and wellness. SPARRC Stark County School Librarians Group (Keynote) Perry High School, Massillon, OH.
Harper, M. (2018, August). Lending Hope: Promoting Resilience and Wellness in the Library. Opioids in Communities: Libraries in Response. State Library of Ohio, Ohio Regional Library Systems and OhioNET. Gallipolis, OH; Dayton, OH; Findlay, OH; and Twinsburg, OH. Invited keynote.
Harper, M. (2018, October). Trauma-informed libraries: Promoting hope, resiliency, and wellness. Ohio Library Council. Columbus, OH.
Harper, M. (2018, October). Lending Hope in Times of Trauma: School Librarians Inspire!, Ohio Educational Library Media Association Worthington,Ohio
Harper, M. (2018, November). Trauma-Informed School Libraries: Promoting Hope, Resilience, and Wellness in the School Library Responding to Opioids and Trauma in the Community. NEONET, Cuyahoga Falls, OH.
Harper, M. (2019, March 14). Libraries Lending Hope: Trauma-Informed Service. OhioNET.
Harper, M. (2019, May). Libraries Lending Hope: Trauma-Informed Service. Ohio Health Sciences Library Association’s Spring Meeting (OhioNET), Columbus, Ohio. Invited keynote.
Harper, M. (2019, May 21). Providing Information Literacy Skills for Youth through Reference Services. SWON Libraries Consortium.
Harper, M. (2019, July). Libraries Lending Hope: How Libraries can Respond to the Opioid Crisis. Ohio Library Support Staff Institute Conference (OLSSI), Tiffin, OH. Invited
KIERSTEN LATHAM, PH.D.
Latham, K.F. (2019, February 15). The Five Pillars of Well-being: How does PERMA relate to museums?
Latham, K.F. (2019, January 15). Magic in Museums: Mind, Body, Spirit. Retrieved from https://www.kflatham.com/blog/archives/01-2019
Latham, K.F. (accepted 2019). Positive Museology: A framework for meaningful museums. Positive Organizational Scholarship conference, Ann Arbor, MI June 5-6, 2019.
Latham, K.F. (accepted 2019). The Shroud of Turin: Experiencing a document that isn’t there. The Document Academy, Toulon, France.
Latham, K.F. (accepted 2019). So Where is the Magic in Museums? Spiritual Ways of Knowing. Visitor Studies Association, Detroit, MI.
Latham, K.F. (accepted 2019). Positive Museology: A framework for a future of flourishing museums. International Council of Museums General Assembly, ICTOP, Kyoto, Japan, Sept 1-7.
MIRIAM MATTESON, PH.D.
Matteson, M. Presentation accepted at the ICEI conference in July.
MARIANNE MARTENS, PH.D.
Martens, M. (2019). The Forever Fandom of Harry Potter: Balancing Fan Agency and Corporate Control. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. Invited monograph.
Martens, M. (2019, August). Presenting paper at the International Research Society for Children’s Literature (IRSCL) Conference, Stockholm, Sweden.
Marianne Martens was elected as Secretary of the Standing Committee on Libraries for Children and Young Adults for IFLA.
REBECCA MEEHAN, PH.D.
Meehan, R. (2019, June). Fostering Innovative Thinking among Online Students in a Health Informatics Master’s Program. presented to the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) Educators Forum, St. Louis, MO.
Meehan, R. (2019, June). Real World Process for Improving EHR Usability. presented to Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI) Annual Conference, Cleveland, OH.
MARY ANNE NICHOLS, M.L.S.
Mary Anne Nichols was appointed to the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)'s research committee for a one year. The committee helps direct the research needs of the field of young adult library services, and compiles abstracts, disseminates research findings, and updates YALSA's Research Agenda as needed.
ATHENA SALABA, PH.D.
Athena Salaba was elected as Chair of the Standing Committee on Subject Analysis and Access for IFLA.
HEATHER SOYKA, PH.D.
Soyka, H. (2019, July). Plenary titled “Ten Years of Archival Education and Research Institutes: An Analysis” will be presented during the Archival Education and Research Institute (AERI), hosted by the Liverpool University Centre for Archives Studies (LUCAS), with the UK and Republic of Ireland’s Forum for Archives and Records Management Education and Research (FARMER), Liverpool, UK.
BEN WOODS, PH.D.
Woods, B. (2019, February 23). "Information > Technology" at the inaugural World Information Architecture Day held in Cluj-Napoca, Romania, organized by UX City. Invited keynote. The talk was simulcast to the Kent celebration of World Information Architecture Day, held at the University Library and organized by UXAkron. More information is at https://www.worldiaday.org/2019.
MARCIA ZENG, PH.D.
Zeng, Marcia Lei. "Semantic enrichment for enhancing LAM data and supporting digital humanities. Review Article." El profesional de la información, v. 28, n. 1, e280103. Jan. 2019.
Zeng, Marcia Lei. (2019). "Interoperability." Knowledge Organization v. 46 no.2.
Marcia Lei Zeng is serving as Co-Chair of iSchools Consortium (https://ischools.org/) Digital Humanities Curriculum Committee (iDHCC).
Marcia Lei Zeng is serving as 2019 Dublin Core Metadata Initiative (DCMI) Annual Conference Co-chair of the Content and Presentations planning committee.
Marcia Lei Zeng is serving as a member of the newly funded Linked Conservation Data project, funded by the UK’s Arts & Humanities Research Council on Conservation Documentation. Linked Conservation Data is a Network of partners working on improving access of conservation documentation records, currently including members from the following institutions:
- Bodleian Library, Univ. Oxford (UK)
- British Museum (UK)
- Fitzwilliam Museum (UK)
- Foundation of Research and Technology Hellas (Greece)
- Gallery Systems (US)
- Getty Trust (US)
- Institute of Conservation (UK)
- International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (UK)
- Kent State University (US)
- Library of Congress (US)
- National Gallery (UK)
- Stanford University (US)
- University of Cergy-Pontoise (France)
- University of Oxford - EAMENA (UK)
- University of the Arts London (UK)
YAO ZHANG, PH.D.
Zhang, Yao., Lin, Z., Li, X., Xiaoming, T., Zhou, Y., & Zhang, X. (2019). Factors Affecting ICT Use in Health Communication among the Older Population in Jiangsu, China. Libri, 69(1), 41-53.
Zhang, Yao. Presentation: "Use Mobile Phones to Enhance HIV Prevention Knowledge among Village Doctors in Developing Regions: A study in Guangxi, China" Accepted the 11th Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries International Conference.
YIN ZHANG, PH.D.
Zhang, M. & Zhang, Y. (in press). "Professional Organizations in Twittersphere: An Empirical Study of U.S. Library and Information Science Professional Organizations-Related Tweets." Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology.
Downey, K. & Zhang, Y. (in press). "A Cross-Institutional Study of eBook Demand-Driven Acquisition (DDA) Use and Efficacy of Eight Large Academic Libraries." College & Research Libraries.
Zhang, Y. presented "Data Science job market and job advertisements analysis in the U.S." A presentation as part of the panel “Data Science Education in the iSchool Context” at the 2019 Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) Annual Meeting. October 19-23, 2019, Melbourne, Australia. (REFEREED)
Zhang, Y. & Yan, W. presented "U.S. research universities in ResearchGate: An Institutional level analysis." A presentation as part of the panel “Academic Social Networking: From Individual Acts to Institutional, Disciplinary, National, and Social Phenomena” at the 2019 Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) Annual Meeting. October 19-23, 2019, Melbourne, Australia. (REFEREED)
Yan, W. & Zhang, Y. presented "Chinese top universities in ResearchGate: How are they compared to their U.S. counterparts?" A presentation as part of the panel “Academic Social Networking: From Individual Acts to Institutional, Disciplinary, National, and Social Phenomena” at the 2019 Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) Annual Meeting. October 19-23, 2019, Melbourne, Australia. (REFEREED)
Yan, W. & Zhang, Y. presented "Disciplinary Comparisons of Academic Social Networking Site Use by Chinese Researchers." A poster presentation at the 2019 Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) Annual Meeting. October 19-23, 2019, Melbourne, Australia. (REFEREED)
Yin Zhang was elected to serve as ALA Library Research Round Table, Member-at-Large, 2019-2021; and selected to serve as corresponding member of IFLA Acquisition & Collection Development Section.