Lizabeth A. Wilson Curriculum Vitae

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Experience

  • Vice Provost for Digital Initiatives and Dean of University Libraries, University of Washington, 2013 to present
    As Vice Provost responsible for the development of an over-all university strategy on digital issues in a wide variety of areas including open access, data stewardship, preservation of the digital scholarly record, digital scholarship, promotion of inter-institutional global research; and innovative use of information resources in teaching and learning.  As Dean responsible for the leadership of one of the largest and most innovative research libraries in North America with annual expenditures in excess of $35 million, a staff of more than 350, and a system of libraries serving three campuses.
  • Dean of University Libraries, University of Washington, 2005 to 2013
  • Director of University Libraries, University of Washington, 2001 to 2005
  • Associate Director of Libraries for Research and Instructional Services, University of Washington, 1992 to 2000
  • Assistant Director of Libraries for Undergraduate and Instructional Services, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1986 to 1992
  • Coordinator of Online Catalog User Services, University of Illinois, 1985 to 1992
  • Assistant Undergraduate Librarian, Undergraduate Library, University of Illinois, 1980 to 1986
  • Assistant Architecture and Art Librarian, Ricker Library of Architecture and Art, University of Illinois, 1979 to 1980

Additional Experience

  • Affiliate Professor, Information School, University of Washington, 2001 to present
  • Executive Director, Leopoldo Cicognara Program, University of Illinois--Vatican Library, 1987 to 2004
  • Associate Director, “H.G. Wells: Reality and Beyond—an Interpretive Exhibition and Symposium,” National Endowment for the Humanities Projects in Libraries, 1986 to 1987
  • Adjunct Professor, Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois, 1984-1992
  • Assistant Seminar Director, “American Art and the Classical Tradition,” National Endowment for the Humanities, Summer Seminar, University of Illinois, 1981

Academic Rank

  • Librarian, University of Washington, 1992 to present
  • Affiliate Professor, University of Washington Information School, 1992 to present
  • Professor of Library Administration, University of Illinois, 1992
  • Associate Professor of Library Administration, University of Illinois, 1986-1992
  • Assistant Professor of Library Administration, University of Illinois, 1981-1986
  • Visiting Research Associate, University of Illinois, 1979-1981

Education

  • M.S. (Library Science) with Honors 1978, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Illinois
  • B.A. (Art History and German) with High Honors 1977, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois
  • National Work Study Program in Germany 1974-75, University of Cincinnati and Goethe Institute, Hamburg, Germany

Selected Honors and Awards

  • Hugh C. Atkinson Memorial Award, jointly sponsored by four divisions of the American Library Association (ALA): the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL), the Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS), the Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) and the Library and Information Technology Association (LITA), 2013
  • Academic/Research Librarian of the Year, Association of College and Research Libraries, 2007
  • Distinguished Alumnus Award, University of Illinois, Graduate School of Library and Information Science, 2006
  • 2004 Association of College and Research Libraries Excellence in Academic Libraries (University Libraries category).  With staff of the UW Libraries
  • 2001 Literati Award for Excellence for Best Article in The Bottom Line. With Carol Hughes and Irene Rockman
  • EDUCAUSE Award for Systemic Progress in Teaching and Learning for UWired, 2000. With UWired colleagues
  • Margaret E. Monroe Library Adult Services Award, 2000
  • Senior Fellows Program, 1997
  • Miriam Dudley Instruction Librarian Award for Lifetime Achievement, 1995
  • Library Instruction Round Table's Top Twenty Publications for 1991
  • University of Illinois Undergraduate Instructional Award, 1982, 1991
  • Professional Liaison Award, Association of College and Research Libraries, 1991
  • Illinois White House Conference Delegate, 1990
  • IBM Innovation in Undergraduate Education Award, 1990
  • University of Illinois List of Teachers Ranked Excellent by their Students, 1989
  • Association of College and Research Libraries, Instruction Section, Think Tank II, 1989
  • Computer Fee Grant, University of Illinois, 1987, 1988, 1989, and 1990
  • Research Board Award, University of Illinois, 1985, 1986, 1987, and 1988
  • Scholar's Travel Award, University of Illinois, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, and 1991
  • Poster Session Honorable Mention, Illinois Library Association, 1987
  • National Endowment for the Humanities Travel to Collections Award, 1986
  • Amoco Foundation Award for Improvement in Undergraduate Education, 1983
  • Beta Phi Mu (Library Science Honor Society), 1978
  • Josie Houchens Fellowship in Library Science, 1977-1978
  • Northwestern University Academic Scholarship, 1972-1977
  • Association of American University Women Scholarship, 1972-1973

Selected University Service

University of Washington

  • Board of Deans and Chancellors, 2001 to present, Chair, 2006-2007
  • Big Data Strategy Group, Co-chair, 2012
  • Labor Relations Working Group, 2002-2011
  • Budget Working Group, 2001-2002, 2007-2008
  • Advisory Review Committee of the Vice Provost and Dean of Undergraduate Academic Affairs, Chair, 2012
  • Enhancing Student Experience Working Group, Co-chair, 2011-2012
  • Search Advisory Committee for the Provost and Executive Vice President, 2011
  • Activity Based Budgeting Working Group on Central Academic and Administrative Units, Co-chair, 2010
  • Data Management Committee, Co-Chair, 2009- 2012
  • University Budget Committee, 2007-2008
  • Future of Information Systems Task Force, 2006
  • Search Advisory Committee for the Dean and Vice Provost for Undergraduate Academic Affairs, Co-chair, 2006
  • Committee on Improving the Undergraduate Experience, 2005
  • Search Advisory Committee for the Dean of the Information School, 2005-2006
  • Advisory Review Committee of the Deanship of the College of Education, Chair, 2005-2006
  • Search Advisory Committee for the Athletic Director, 2004; Chair, 2008
  • Human Resources Advisory Committee, 2004 to present
  • Enrollment Policy Advisory Committee, 2004-2007
  • Search Advisory Committee for the Provost, 2004-2005
  • Academic Technology Advisory Committee, 2003-2007
  • Information Management Advisory Committee, 2003-2008
  • Diversity Council, 2002-2004
  • Faculty Council on University Libraries, ex officio, 2001 to present
  • International Faculty Council, 1999-2001
  • Ad hoc Committee for Libraries Facilities Master Plan, 1999-2000
  • Five-Year Review Committee for the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education, 1997-1998
  • UWired Faculty Advisory Committee, 1996-1998
  • Ad hoc Committee for the Conibear Shellhouse Renovation, 1996
  • Masters Degree Committee, Department of Technical Communications, 1995-1996
  • Faculty Council on University Libraries, Ad hoc Subcommittee on Branch Library Closures, 1995
  • Faculty Council on Student Affairs, 1995-1997
  • Faculty Council on University Libraries Symposium Planning Group, 1994-1995
  • Geography and Libraries Working Group, Co-chair, 1994-1995
  • UWired Executive Committee, 1994-2000
  • President's Task Force, 1993-1994
  • UWIN Steering Committee, 1992-1994
  • Wednesday Group (Computing and Libraries Steering Group), 1992-2000

University of Illinois

  • Women, Information Technology and Scholarship, Center for Advanced Study, 1991-1992
  • Grainger Engineering Library and Information Center Building Advisory Committee, 1991-1992
  • University Senate, 1990-1992
  • Equal Opportunity Committee, 1990-1992
  • Faculty Fellow, 1990-1992
  • Athletic Board of Control, 1990-1992
  • Academic Progress and Eligibility Committee, 1990-1991; Chair, 1991-1992
  • Budget and Finance Committee, 1990-1991
  • Student Services Committee, 1990-1991
  • Certificate of Advanced Study Committee, School of Library and Information Science, 1988 to 1992
  • Master Equivalency Committee, School of Education, 1988
  • Doctoral Committee, Graduate School of Library and Information Science, 1986-1988
  • Committee to Review Academic Support Services to Students, 1982-1983

Selected Library Service

University of Washington

  • Libraries Cabinet, 2000; Chair, 2001 to present
  • University Libraries Council, 2000; Chair, 2001 to present
  • Strategic Planning Team, 2000-2001
  • Task Force to Develop Guidelines for Interdepartmental Teaching by Librarians, 2000
  • Policy Review Committee for Merit Review, 1999
  • Web Initiative Steering Committee, Chair, 1997-1999
  • Libraries Executive Committee, 1994-2000
  • Information Resources Council, Co-chair, 1998-2000
  • Research and Instructional Services Group, Chair, 1998-2000
  • Search Committee for Associate Director of Libraries for Resources and Collection Management Services, Chair, 1998-1999
  • Search Committee for Associate Director of the Health Sciences Library, 1999
  • Public Services Administrative Group, Chair, 1992-1998
  • Task Force on Service Location Evaluation, Chair, 1993-1994
  • Electronic Information Coordinating Team, Convener, 1992-1994
  • Administrative Council, 1992-1994
  • Kenneth S. Allen Library Endowment Advisory Committee, 1992-1996
  • Innovation Award Subcommittee, 1994-1995
  • Library Systems Coordinating Council, Chair, 1992-1996

University of Illinois

  • Library Committee on Program Evaluation (COPE), 1991-1992
  • Central Public Services Administrative Group, 1990-1992
  • Promotion, Tenure, and Appointment Committee, 1986-1992
  • Administrative Council, 1986-1992
  • Faculty Executive Committee, 1989-1991
  • Task Force on Delivery Systems, Chair, 1989-1990
  • Departmental Library Services Director's Council, 1986-1990
  • Collection Development Committee, 1986-1992
  • Online Catalog Advisory Committee, Convener, 1985-1992
  • Online Catalog Technical Committee, 1985-1992
  • Departmental Library Services Advisory Committee, 1982-1986
  • Numerous search committees as member or chair, 1981-1992

Professional Service

  • American Library Association
    • Divisional Presidents, Chair, 2000-2001
    • Information Literacy Assembly, 2000-2001
    • Council, Member-at-large, 1991-1995
  • Association of College and Research Libraries
    • President, 2000-2001
    • Activity Sections Council, 1989-1990; Chair 1990-1991
    • Colleagues Committee (Development and Fundraising), 1996-1997; Co-chair, 1997-1999
    • Conference Program Planning Committee, 1989-1991
    • Excellence in Academic Libraries Award Selection Committee, Chair, 2002-2003
    • Executive Committee, 1999-2002
    • Information Literacy Advisory Committee, 1999-2000
    • Instruction Section
    • Chair, 1990-1991
    • Secretary, 1986-1987
    • Executive Committee, 1986-1987; 1989-1992
    • Advisory Council, 1986-1995
    • Name Change Implementation Task Force, 1995-1996
    • Editorial Consultant, 1994-1996
    • What's in a Name Task Force, Chair, 1993-1995
    • Nominations Committee, 1992-1993
    • Awards Committee, 1990; Chair, 1991-1992
    • Education for Bibliographic Instruction, Chair, 1988-1989
    • Communication Committee, Chair, 1987-1988
    • Research Committee, 1983-1986
    • Institute for Information Literacy Advisory Committee, 1997-1999
    • National Conference Planning Committee, 1997-1999
    • National Conference Keynote Speakers Committee, Chair, 2001-2002
    • National Conference Chair, 2007-2009
    • 75th Anniversary Celebration Task Force, 2012-2015
    • University Libraries Section
    • Public Service Directors of Large Research Libraries, 1992-2000; Chair, 1997-1998
    • 1999 Conference Program Planning Committee, 1998-2000
  • Association of Research Libraries
    • Board of Directors, 2003-2006
    • Finance Committee, 2004-2006
    • Diversity Committee, 2001-2003
    • E-Science Working Group, 2008- 2011
    • Fair Use Working Group, Chair, 2011 to present
    • Global Resources Network Advisory Committee, 2003-2006
    • Information Policies Committee, 2004-2006
    • Public Policies Steering Committee, 2008-2010
    • Research Libraries Leadership Fellows Planning Group, 2003-2006
    • Task Force on Collections and Access, 2002-2003
    • Task Force on Future Financial Strategies, 2003-2004
    • Task Force on International Interlibrary Loan, 2011
    • Teaching, Learning, and Research Steering Committee, Chair, 2005-2007
  • BioOne Board, 2004-2006
  • Coalition for Networked Information
    • Member, Paul Peters Award Committee, 2005-2008
  • Council on Library Resources
    • Board of Directors, 2007 to present
    • Finance Committee, 2008 to present
  • Digital Library Federation
    • Board, 2001-2009
    • Executive Committee, 2004-2007
    • Treasurer, 2005-2007
    • Mission Committee, Chair, 2004
    • Review Committee, 2008-2009
  • EBSCO Executive Seminar, Convener, 2009-2013
  • Greater Western Library Alliance
    • President, 2003-2004
    • Executive Committee, 2002-2005
  • Harvard University.  Committee to Visit the Harvard University Library, 2008-2012
  • HathiTrust, Board of Governors, 2012-2017
  • Illinois Library Association
    • Poster Sessions Subcommittee, 1983-1984; Chair 1984-1985
    • Conference Planning Committee, 1984-1985
  • Illinois State Library, Automation Committee, 1986-1990
  • Illinois Statewide Online Catalog Advisory Committee, 1986-1987
  • Illinois Library Computer System Organization (ILCSO)
    • Statistics Committee, 1986-1990
    • Interface Subcommittee, 1987-1991
  • Interinstitutional Committee of Chief Librarians, 2001 to present
    • Chair, 2005-2006; 2011-2012
  • Library Administration and Management Association
    • Statistics and Services Section
      • Conference Program Committee, 1984-1986
      • Data Collection for Library Managers Committee, 1996-1998
    • Public Relations Section, Publications Committee, 1996-1998
  • Lifecycle Management of Research Data Advisory Committee, Institute of Museum and Library Services Planning Grant, 2013
  • NovaNET Advisory Committee. LSCA Title I Grant, 1988-1989
  • OCLC, Inc.
    • Board of Trustees, 2000-2012
      • Chair, 2003-2007
      • Executive Committee, 2001 to 2008; 2011-2012
      • Audit Committee, 2000-2001; Chair, 2001-2002; 2007-2008
      • Board Governance Committee, Chair, 2011-2012
      • Finance and Investment Committee, 2001-2003; 2008-2010
      • Nominations and Board Development, 2002-2003, 2009-2010; Chair 2007-2008
      • Personnel and Compensation Committee, 2000-2001
      • RLG Committee, 2006 to 2011; Chair, 2008-2010
    • Members (formerly Users) Council
      • President, 1999-2000
      • Vice-president, 1998-1999
      • Executive Committee, At-large Delegate, 1997-1998
      • Finance Committee, Chair, 1998-1999
      • Nominating Committee, 1996-1997
      • OCLC Western Delegate, 1996-2000
      • OCLC Western Alternate, 1994-1996
  • Orbis Cascade Alliance
    • Chair, 2011-2012; Past Chair, 2012-2013
    • Board, 2010-2013
    • Shared Integrated Library System Policy Team, 2012 to present
    • Executive Committee, 2003-2005
    • Council, 2003 to present
  • Pacific Rim Digital Library Alliance (PRDLA)
    • Steering Committee, 2001 to present
  • Reference and User Services Association
    • Bibliography Committee, 1982-1984; Chair 1984-1986
    • Catalog Use Committee, 1986-1987; Chair 1987-1989
    • Collection Development and Evaluation Section (CODES)
      • Computer Assisted Methods and Resources, 1996-1998
      • Nominations Committee, Chair 1988-1990
  • Seattle Educational Pipeline Project Advisory Board, 1997
  • U.S. Delegation to the People's Republic of China.  China Association for Science and Technology, Delegate, 1985
  • University of Illinois Library School Association
    • President, 1987-1988
    • First Vice-President, 1986-1987
    • Second Vice-President, 1985-1986
    • Distinguished Speakers Program Committee, Chair, 1986-1987
  • Washington Chapter, Association of College and Research Libraries
  • Washington Library Association
    • Legislative Planning Committee, 2001-2008
  • Washington State Library
    • Information Literacy Initiative Steering Committee, 1999-2001
    • Group Services Task Force, 2005-2006
  • Western Association of Colleges and Schools Accreditation Teams
    • Monterey Institute of International Studies, 1996-1998
    • University of Hawaii, 1999
  • Western Storage Trust (WEST), Executive Committee, 2010 to present

Publications

Collections

  • The Cicognara Library: Literary Sources in the History of Art and Kindred Subjects (Leopoldo Cicognara Program at the University of Illinois Library in Association with the Vatican Library, 1989-2005).  Co-editor with Philipp P. Fehl and Maria Raina Fehl.

Books

  • Research Guide: Introduction to Library and Information Skills (Stipes Publishing, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994).  With Mary Jane Petrowski.
  • Research Guide: An Introduction to the Basics (Stipes Publishing, 1984, 1985, 1987, 1989, 1990).
  • Dictionary of Women Artists (G.K. Hall, 1985). Contributor.
  • Research Guide: Using the University of Illinois Libraries (Stipes Publishing, 1982).
  • Notable American Women: The Modern Period (Harvard University Press, 1980). Contributor.

Chapters

  • "RLG and OCLC: Combined for the Future," Weaving Libraries Into the Web: OCLC 1998-2008, New York: Taylor & Francis, 2011, pp. 26-30. With James Michalko and Jay Jordan.
  • “The Most Important Challenge for Library Assessment: Accelerating Relevance,” Proceedings of the Library Assessment Conference Proceedings (Association of Research Libraries, 2009), pp. 13-16.
  • “Seattle to Charlottesville and Back Again: Building a Library Assessment Community,” Proceedings of the Library Assessment Conference Proceedings (Association of Research Libraries, 2007), pp. 449-452.
  • “Building the Any Time Any Place Library,” in Proceedings of the Third China-U.S. Library Conference on Knowledge Management and Services in a Digital Era (Guo jia tu shu guan guo ji jia liu chu, 2005).
  • “Information Literacy: Fluency Across and Beyond the University” in Library User Education: Powerful Learning, Powerful Partnerships (Scarecrow Press, 2001), pp. 1-17.
  • “The Gateway Library: Rethinking Undergraduate Services” In People Come First: User-Centered Academic Library Service (Association of College and Research Libraries Publications in Librarianship No. 53, 1999), pp. 13-44.
  • “UWired: Enhancing Teaching, Learning and Technology through Collaboration,” in Collaboration and Instructional Design in a Virtual Environment (Foundations of Library and Information Science Series) (JAI Press, 1998), pp. 23-38.  With Andrea Bartelstein, Louis Fox, Pam Stewart, and Anne Zald.
  • “The Way Things Work: Teaching and Learning in Libraries,” in Programs that Work (Library Orientation Series, 24) (Pierian Press, 1997), pp. 1-11.
  • “Glacier or Avalanche? Shifts in the Electronic, Educational, and Library Landscape,” in Cultivating The Electronic Landscape: Teaching and Learning in a Climate of Constant Change (Foundations of Library and Information Science Series, vol. 34) (JAI Press, 1996), pp. 1-18.
  • “Instruction as a Reference Service” in Reference and Information Services: An Introduction (Libraries Unlimited, 1995), pp. 152-184.
  • “Cooperative Learning: A Guided Discovery Workshop” in The Impact of Technology on Library Instruction (Library Orientation Series, 21) (Pierian Press, 1995), pp. 21-75.  With Lori Arp, Sharon Mader, and Mary Jane Petrowski.
  • “Changing Users: Bibliographic Instruction for Whom?” in The Evolving Educational Mission of the Library (Association of College and Research Libraries, 1992), pp. 20-53.
  • “Instruction as a Reference Service” in Reference and Information Services: An Introduction (Libraries Unlimited, 1989), pp. 120-150.
  • “A Model Course in Library Instruction” in Library Instruction for Librarians (Libraries Unlimited, 1989), pp. 21-27.
  • “Term Paper Counseling: the Library's Tutorial,” Integrating Library Skills Instruction into the General Education Curriculum (Haworth Press, 1989), pp. 269-288.  With Joyce C. Wright.
  • “Structures of Bibliographic Instruction Programs” in Integrating Library Skills Instruction into the General Education Curriculum (Haworth Press, 1989), pp. 25-34.  With Lori L. Arp.
  • “Selling a Free Service: Term Paper Research Counseling” in Marketing Instructional Services (Library Orientation Series: 16) (Pierian Press, 1986), pp. 94-98. With Virginia Simpson.

Articles

  • “Creating Sustainable Futures for Academic Libraries,” Journal of Library Administration (Vol. 52, No. 1, 2012), pp. 78-93.
  • “Into the Glass Darkly: Future Directions in the 21st Century,” Journal of Library Administration (Vol. 49, No 3, 2009), pp. 281-301.  With Karen Hunter, Don Waters, and Fred Heath.
  • “Local to Global: the Emerging Research Library,” Journal of Library Administration (Vol. 48, No. 2, 2008), pp. 127-139.
  • “RLG and OCLC: Combining for the Future,” Guest Editorial, portal: Libraries and the Academy (Vol. 6, No. 4, 2006), pp. 395-398. With James Neal and Jay Jordan.
  • “What a Difference a Decade Makes: Transformation in Academic Library Instruction,” Reference Services Review (Vol. 32, No. 4, 2004), pp. 338-346.
  • “Collaborate and Merge: Orbis Cascade Alliance,” Moveable Type (Vol. 11, No. 1, 2003), pp. 1-2.
  • “If We Build It, Will They Come? Library Users in a Digital World,” Journal of Library Administration (Vol. 39, No. 4, 2003), pp.19-28.
  • “Collaborate or Die: Designing Library Space,” ARL: A Bi-monthly Report on Research Library Issues (No. 222, June 2002), pp.1-3.
  • “The Ties that Bind,” Guest Editorial, College and Research Libraries (Vol. 62, No. 2, March 2001), pp. 112-113.
  • “The Lone Ranger is Dead: Success Today Demands Collaboration,” College and Research Libraries News (Vol. 61, No. 8, September 2000), pp. 698-701.
  • “Communicating Resource Needs for Successful Library Services,” The Bottom Line (Vol. 13, No. 1, 2000), pp. 10-15.  With Carol Ann Hughes and Ilene Rockman.
  • “Coping with the Digital Shift: Archiving and Other Issues to Consider,” The Serials Librarian (Vol. 35, No. 1, 1999), pp. 137-1147.
  • “Integrating Information Literacy into the Curriculum,” C&RL News (May 1998), pp. 347-352.
  • “The User-centered Library,” RQ (Spring 1995), pp. 297-301.
  • “The User-centered Library and Library Community Analysis: Making it Happen,” Continuity and Transformation: the Promise of Confluence (Association of College and Research Libraries, 1995), pp. 453.  With Steve Hiller, Nancy Huling, and Carla Rickerson.
  • “Cooperative Learning and Bibliographic Instruction: Incorporating Small Group Techniques into Teaching Sessions,” Academic Libraries: Achieving Excellence in Higher Education (Association of College and Research Libraries, 1992), pp. 417-419.  With Mary Jane Petrowski, Sharon Mader, and Lori Arp.
  • “Front and Center: Library Initiatives for Improvement in Undergraduate Education,” Academic Libraries: Achieving Excellence in Higher Education (Association of College and Research Libraries, 1992), pp. 408-411.  With Cliff Bishop, Dennis Norlin, and Mary Jane Petrowski.
  • “The Leopoldo Cicognara Project: Access to the Primary Literary Sources in the History of Art and Archaeology,” Academic Libraries: Achieving Excellence in Higher Education (Association of College and Research Libraries, 1992), pp. 242-245.
  • “Avoiding Horror in the Classroom: In-house Training for Bibliographic Instruction,” Illinois Libraries (February 1991), pp. 180-186. With Mary Jane Petrowski.
  • “Gender Gap in the Use of Library Technologies,” Building on the First Century: Proceedings of the Association of College and Research Libraries Conference (Association of College and Research Libraries, 1989), pp. 116-119.  With Barton Clark et al.
  • “Term Paper Counseling: the Library's Tutorial,” Reference Librarian (No. 24, 1989), pp. 269-288.  With Joyce C. Wright.
  • “Structures of Bibliographic Instruction: A Continuum for Planning,” Reference Librarian (No. 24, 1989), pp. 25-34.  With Lori Arp.
  • “Education for Bibliographic Instruction: Combining Practice and Theory,” Journal of Education for Library and Information Science (Summer 1987), pp. 17-25.
  • “H.G. Wells: An Unexpected Stimulus for Cooperative Programming,” Wilson Library Bulletin (April 1987), pp. 25-27.  With Jane Pinkston.
  • “Effectiveness of Course-integrated Bibliographic Instruction in Improving Coursework,” RQ (Winter 1986), pp. 206-211. With David F. Kohl.
  • “Reference and Instructional Services in an American Undergraduate Library,” Tushuguan (6:1985), pp. 47-48. In Chinese.
  • “Twenty-five Years of the Exchange,” RQ (Fall 1985), pp. 21-28.
  • “Online Reference Services' Impact on Bibliographic Instruction,” Research Strategies (Winter 1985), pp. 40-42.
  • “Allegories of Justice: The Albert H. Krehbiel Murals in the Supreme Court Building of Illinois,” Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society (Spring 1984), pp. 2-10.
  • “Large-scale Bibliographic Instruction: The Illinois Experience,” Research Strategies (Winter 1984), pp. 12-32.  With Lori Arp.

Monographs

  • Cooperative Learning and Bibliographic Instruction: A Workshop for Librarians.  ED 338 268 (Syracuse, NY: Educational Resources Information Center, 1991).  With Mary Jane Petrowski.
  • Teaching Librarians to Teach. ED 341 389. (Syracuse, NY: Educational Resources Information Center, 1991).
  • Collaborative Teaching and Critical Assessment of Resources: A Workshop for Faculty and Librarians. ED 339 382 (Syracuse, NY: Educational Resources Information Center, 1991).  With Mary Jane Petrowski.
  • Library Use Instruction: Syllabus, Lecture, Outlines, Assignments, and Guest Practitioners. ED 269 041 (Syracuse, NY: Educational Resources Information Center, 1985).
  • The Connection between Library Skills Instruction and the Developmental Writer; Administrative Implications. ED 256 372 (Syracuse, NY: Educational Resources Information Center, 1985).

Invited Papers and Presentations

  • “Global Scholarship: Global Libraries,” The Global Dimensions of Scholarship and Research Libraries: A Forum on the Future”, Durham, North Carolina, December 6, 2012.
  • “Making the Case for Institutional Investment in Libraries: The Value of Evidence-Based Narratives,” Library Assessment Conference, Charlottesville, Virginia, October 30, 2012.  With Steve Hiller.
  • “Collaboration, Connections, Convergence, and Colleagues: New Roles for Librarians in Higher Education,” Redefining the Academic Library, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington, May 23, 2012.
  • “Go Forth and Collaborate,” Collaborative Technical Services Symposium, Orbis Cascade Alliance, Portland, Oregon, December 8, 2011.
  • “Vision to Reality: Effective Tools for Library Planning,” National Cheng Kung University and National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, September 6 and 7, 2011.
  • “Data Management at the University of Washington: Hub and Spoke,” Higher Education Data Warehouse Conference, Seattle, Washington, April 5, 2011.
  • “Creating Sustainable Futures for Academic Libraries,” Oklahoma Conference, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, March 3, 2011.
  • “Lessons from Implementing WorldCat Local,” Association of Research Libraries, Houston, Texas, May 21, 2009. With Jennifer Ward.
  • “Thriving in an Economic Downturn: Don’t Let a Good Crises Go to Waste,” Association of College and Research Libraries National Conference, Seattle, Washington, March 14, 2009.  Panel convener.
  • “How to Create Excellence in Academic Libraries: The Experience of the University of Washington Libraries,” Conference of the Library Association of the Republic of China, Tainan, Taiwan, December 6, 2008.
  • “The Most Important Challenge for Library Assessment: Accelerating Relevance,” The Library Assessment Conference, Seattle, Washington, August 4, 2008.
  • “Leadership of Research Libraries in the 21st Century,” Summer Institute on Chinese Studies Librarianship in the Electronic Environment, Seattle, Washington, August 1, 2008.
  • “Student Experience, Assessment and Innovation,” Coalition for Networked Information/Joint Information Systems Committee 7th Annual Meeting, Belfast, Northern Ireland, July 10, 2008.
  • “The Lone Ranger is Dead: Successful Collaboration in Libraries,” Special Library Association, Seattle, Washington, June 17, 2008.
  • “Research Libraries Today: Current Status and Perceived Needs,” Global Research Library 2020, Pisa, Italy, March 27, 2008.
  • “Local to Global: the Emerging Research Library,” Oklahoma Conference, Norman, Oklahoma, March 5, 2008.
  • “The Library Role in Enhancing Teaching and Learning,” Aoyama Gakuin University, Tokyo, Japan, February 27, 2008.
  • “The Emerging Global Research Library and Library Assessment,” Japan Association of Private University Libraries (JASPUL), Tokyo, Japan, February 26, 2008.
  • “Electronic Theses and Dissertations—Good for the Library, Good for Scholarship,” Council on Graduate Schools Conference, Seattle, December 7, 2007.
  • “Research, Teaching, and Learning: A Fresh Look at the Academic Library,” 4th China-US Library Conference, Dublin, Ohio, October 23, 2007.
  • “Crystal Ball Gazing: New Directions for Research Libraries,” University of California Berkeley New Directions Series, October 16, 2007.
  • “Local to Global: Fulfilling the Promise of the 21st Century Library,” Pacific Rim Digital Library Alliance, Berkeley, October 17, 2007. With Zhijia Shen.
  • “Online Learning: The Final Question (or Answer?),” American Library Association Midwinter Conference, Seattle, January 20, 2007.
  • “Any Time Any Place Any Way: Realizing the Promise of the 21st Century Research Library,” National Coordinating Council on Japanese Library Resources, Seattle, January 12, 2007.
  • “Seattle to Charlottesville and Back Again: Building a Library Assessment Community,” Library Assessment Conference, Charlottesville, Virginia, September 27, 2006.
  • “Into the Glass Darkly: Future Directions in the 21st Century,” The Research Library in the 21st Century, Austin, Texas, September 12, 2006.
  • “Ready or Not? Student Expectations for Technology, Teaching, and Libraries,” National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges (NASULGC) Council on Academic Affairs, Seattle, July 15, 2006.
  • “Building the Any Time Any Place Library,” 3rd U.S.-China Library Conference, Shanghai, China, March 23, 2005.
  • “The Canary in the Coal Mine: Scholarly Communication and Libraries,” ACRL Washington/Oregon Conference, Corbett, Oregon, October 28, 2004.
  • “Institutional Repositories and Their Impact on Scholarly Communication: A Case Study,” American Library Association, Orlando, Florida, June 27, 2004.
  • “What a Difference a Decade Makes: Transformation in Academic Library Instruction,” LOEX of the West, Boise State University, Boise, Idaho, June 3, 2004.
  • “Planning Collaborative Spaces in Libraries,” CNI/ACRL Preconference, Toronto, June 20, 2003.
  • “If We Build It, Will They Come? Library Users in a Digital World,” Oklahoma Conference, Norman, Oklahoma, March 7, 2003.
  • “Collaborate or Die: Designing Library Space,” ARL/OCLC Strategic Issues Forum, Las Vegas, Nevada, February 17, 2002.
  • “Educational Collaborations and Partnerships: Changes and Challenges,” American Library Association, San Francisco, California, June 15, 2001.
  • “Information Literacy: Connecting Standards and Objectives to Programs and Curriculum—Case Studies of Early Implementers (The Washington Story),” ACRL National Conference, Denver, Colorado, March 17, 2001.
  • “UWired: Technology Serving Teaching and Learning,” National Learning Infrastructure Initiative (NLII), New Orleans, Louisiana, January 30, 2001.
  • “Information Literacy and the Academic Library: Choices and Challenges,” Greater New York Metropolitan Area ACRL Chapter, New York, November 17, 2000.
  • “Improving Teaching and Enhancing Learning,” North Dakota State University, Fargo, North Dakota, May 5, 2000.
  • “Information Literacy: Fluency Across and Beyond the Institution,” North Dakota/Manitoba ACRL Chapter, Fargo, North Dakota, May 5, 2000.
  • “Educational Collaborations and Partnerships: Changes and Challenges,” Indiana Federation of Library Associations, Indianapolis, Indiana, March 14, 2000.
  • “Information Literacy: Fluency Across and Beyond the Institution,” Indiana Federation of Library Associations, Indianapolis, Indiana, March 14, 2000.
  • “Information Literacy: Fluency Across and Beyond the University,” Powerful Learning, Powerful Partnerships, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, November 12, 1999.
  • “Information Literacy: Fluency across the Community,” Information User Empowerment, Universidad Autonoma de Ciudad Juarez, Juarez, Mexico, October 8, 1999.
  • “Bottom Line Leadership: Communicating Your Resource Needs For Successful Services,” American Library Association, New Orleans, Louisiana, June 26, 1999.
  • “Digital Libraries: Best Practices in Academic Libraries,” OCLC Users Council Meeting, Dublin, Ohio, May 18, 1999.  With Greg Zick.
  • “Information Literacy: Fluency across the Curriculum,” University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky, May 13, 1999.
  • “Improving Teaching and Enhancing Learning,” University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky, May 13, 1999.
  • “Teaching Information Literacy: Meeting the Challenge,” Arkansas Library Association, Little Rock, Arkansas, April 29, 1999
  • “Bringing Technology into the Service of Teaching and Learning,” Faculty Symposium, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, April 23, 1999.
  • “Assessing the Academic Networked Environment,” Association of College and Research Libraries National Conference Preconference, Detroit, Michigan, April 8, 1999.  Co-presented with Steve Hiller, Joan Lippincott, Nana Lowell, and Charles McClure.
  • “Information Literacy: Fluency across the University,” Faculty Symposium, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, April 23, 1999.
  • “Integrating Information Literacy into the Curriculum: Why, What, Where and How?” Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond, Louisiana, March 26, 1999.
  • “UWired: Five Years of Collaboration and Change,” CAUSE, Seattle, December 12, 1998.  With Louis Fox and Pam Stewart.
  • “Accreditation, Effective Libraries, and Assessment,” Green River Community College, Enumclaw, Washington, September 4, 1998.
  • “Managing Educational Services: Teaching and Learning in Libraries,” Library Administration and Management Association (LAMA) Institute.  Commissioned workshop offered in New York (June 10, 1998); Denver (August 28, 1998); Dallas (November 20, 1998); Minneapolis (April 5, 1999); Corvallis, Oregon (May 7, 1999); Guelph, Ontario (May 28, 1999); Kansas City (July 30, 1999); Tacoma, Washington (August 20, 1999); and Greensboro, North Carolina (March 3, 2000).
  • “Coping with the Digital Shift: Archiving and Other Issues to Consider,” North American Serials Interest Group (NASIG) Annual Conference, Boulder, Colorado, June 19, 1998.
  • “Beyond Potemkin Villages: Networks and Learning,” Association of Research Libraries, 132nd Membership Meeting, Eugene, Oregon, May 14, 1998.
  • “Building a Culture of Assessment in Academic Libraries,” Living the Future II, Phoenix, Arizona, April 22, 1998.
  • “Out of the Classroom: Out of the Library: Distance Learning and Library Information Services,” Texas Library Association, San Antonio, Texas, April 1, 1998.
  • “Integrating Information Literacy into the Curriculum: Best Practices,”  National Conference on Higher Education, American Association for Higher Education, Atlanta, Georgia, March 24, 1998.
  • “Training for Today and Tomorrow,” Library Administration and Management Association Preconference: Planning Strategies for A Rapidly Changing Technological Environment: Budget, Hardware, Software, and Staff Organization, San Francisco, June 27, 1997.
  • “Focus on Teaching,” University of California, Irvine, California, May 5-6, 1997.
  • “Emerging Roles of Librarians in the Twenty-first Century,” University of Montana, Missoula, Montana, April 29-30, 1997.
  • “New Learning Communities: Collaboration through Technology,” ACRL 8th National Conference, Nashville, Tennessee, April 11, 1997.
  • “New Learning Communities: Collaboration and Technology,” American Library Association, Washington, D.C., February 15, 1997.
  • “Sometimes You Lead, Sometimes You Follow: Librarian/Faculty Collaboration,” California Academic Research Libraries Conference, San Diego, California, October 25, 1996.
  • “The UWired Model: Instructional Models For Internet Training: Teaching Trainers Who Teach Library Users,” American Library Association, New York, New York, July 8, 1996.
  • “UWired: Enhancing Teaching, Learning and Technology through Collaboration,” 2nd LOEX of the West, Seattle, June 21, 1996.
  • “The Way Things Work: Teaching and Learning in Libraries,” 24th National LOEX Library Instruction Conference, Ypsilanti, Michigan, May 17, 1996.
  • “UWired: A Collaborative Model for Integrating Technology into Teaching and Learning,” American Association of Higher Education National Conference, Chicago, Illinois, March 19, 1996.
  • “User-centered Libraries: Assessment and Outcomes,” Thriving in a Dynamic Environment: Moving beyond Survival, Pack Forest Conference (Washington and Oregon ACRL Chapters), Pack Forest, Washington, October 26, 1995.
  • “The User-centered Library and Library Community Analysis: Making it Happen,” Association of College and Research Libraries, 7th National Conference, Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, March 30, 1995.
  • “The Electronic Reserve Room and the Virtual Library: How Technology is Changing Library Services, Productivity, and Alliances,” Professional/Scholarly Publishing Division, American Association of Publishers Annual Conference, Washington, D.C., March 9, 1995.
  • “Relearning Instruction: Strategies for Ongoing Staff Development,” American Library Association, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, February 5, 1995.
  • “Getting Published: The Editor’s Perspective,” Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, October 24, 1994.
  • “Glacier or Avalanche?  Shifts in the Electronic, Educational, and Library Landscape,” Cultivating the Electronic Landscape: Teaching and Learning in a Climate of Constant Change, LOEX of the West, Willamette University, Salem, Oregon, June 10, 1994.
  • “Cooperative Learning and Bibliographic Instruction: Incorporating Small Group Techniques into Teaching Session,” Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts, January 18, 1994.
  • “Cooperative Learning: Incorporating Small Group Techniques into Teaching Sessions,” Idaho Library Association, Moscow, Idaho, October 8, 1993.
  • “Instruction in the 1990's: The More Things Change, the More They Don't Stay the Same,” American Library Association, New Orleans, Louisiana, June 27, 1993.
  • “Cooperative Learning: A Guided Discovery Workshop for BI Librarians,” 21st National LOEX Library Instruction Conference, Racine, Wisconsin, May 15, 1993.
  • “Workshop on Bibliographic Instruction,” Inland Northwest Council on Libraries, Spokane, Washington, June 10, 1993.
  • “Rethinking Research: Challenges, Opportunities, and Practical Strategies,” University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado, January 21, 1993.
  • “Undergraduate Librarianship as a Long-term Professional Choice: Burnout or Bright Future?” American Library Association, San Francisco, California, June 28, 1992.
  • “The Leopoldo Cicognara Project: Access to the Primary Literary Sources in the History of Art and Archaeology,” Association of College and Research Libraries National Conference, Salt Lake City, Utah, April 14, 1992.
  • “Cooperative Learning and Bibliographic Instruction: Incorporating Small Group Techniques into Teaching Sessions,” Association of College and Research Libraries National Conference, Salt Lake City, Utah, April 14, 1992.
  • “Front and Center: Library Initiatives for Improvement in Undergraduate Education,” Association of College and Research Libraries National Conference, Salt Lake City, Utah, April 12, 1992.
  • “Research Strategies: Collaborative Teaching and Critical Assessment of Resources,” Luther College, Decorah, Iowa, May 29-30, 1991.
  • “Research Strategies: Cooperative Learning and Bibliographic Instruction,” Luther College, Decorah, Iowa, May 28-29, 1991.
  • “Undergraduate Improvement, Accreditation and Information Literacy,” American Association for Higher Education, Washington, D.C., March 25, 1991.
  • “The More Things Change, the More They Don't Stay the Same: the Future of Bibliographic Instruction,” Iowa Library Association, Des Moines, Iowa, October 11, 1990.
  • “End-user Database Searching: An Introduction to Online and CD-ROM Options,” Lincoln Trail Libraries System, Champaign, Illinois, May 15, 1990.
  • “Changing Users: Bibliographic Instruction for Whom?” Association of College and Research Libraries, Bibliographic Instruction, Think Tank II, Dallas, Texas, June 23, 1989.
  • “Teaching Others to Teach: Support Staff and Library School Students,” University of Tennessee Library Day, Knoxville, Tennessee, April 1989.
  • “Mirror, Mirror...The Value of Videotaping in Presentation Skills,” Association of College and Research Libraries National Conference, Cincinnati, Ohio, April 8, 1989.
  • “Gender Gap in the Use of Library Technologies: Evidence, Implications, and Intervention,” Association of College and Research Libraries National Conference, Cincinnati, Ohio, April 7, 1989.
  • “Proficiencies for Bibliographic Instruction,” Association for Library and Information Science Educators National Conference, Washington, D.C., January 4, 1989.
  • “The Student's Advocate: The Undergraduate Librarian,” Libraries and Undergraduates: Partners for the Future, Ann Arbor, Michigan, December 5, 1988.
  • “Academic Writing for the Basic Writer,” Basic Writing Conference, University of Missouri, St. Louis, Missouri, September 27, 1987.
  • “Illinois Libraries Go Online,” Rural School Technology Conference, Springfield, Illinois, September 17, 1987.
  • “Reading, Writing, and Research for Developmental Students,” Community College/University English Articulation Conference, Allerton House, Monticello, Illinois, April 9, 1987.
  • “Unfulfilled Technology: Are We Cheating the User?”  Illinois Library Association, Springfield, Illinois, April 23, 1987.
  • “Changing What Comes Out of the Catalog,” American Library Association, New York, New York, June 20, 1986.
  • “Making Connections: Independent Research and Writing for the ESL Student: A Team Teaching Approach,” Conference on College Communication and Composition, New Orleans, Louisiana, March 13, 1986.
  • “Reference and Instructional Services in an Undergraduate Library,” People’s University, Beijing, China, October 11, 1985.
  • “Teaching the Basic Writer in the University Setting: Four Approaches,” Basic Writing Conference, University of Missouri, St. Louis, Missouri, September 21, 1985.
  • “The Connection Between Library Skills Instruction and the Developmental Writer: Administrative Implications,” Conference on College Communication and Composition, Minneapolis, Minnesota, March 22, 1985.
  • “Approval Plans in Undergraduate Libraries,” American Library Association, Dallas, Texas, June 24, 1984.
  • “The Undergraduate Library Instruction Program: Response to A Nation at Risk,” Illinois Association of College and Research Libraries, Chicago, Illinois, May 10, 1984.
  • “A Day in the Life of a Bibliographic Instruction Librarian,” Association of Library and Information Science Educators,” Washington, D.C., January 4, 1983.
  • “Allegories of Justice: The Albert H. Krehbiel Murals in the Supreme Court Building of Illinois,” Midwest Art Historical Society, Iowa City, Iowa, April 1, 1983.

Poster Sessions

  • “UWired or Cross-wired: Working Together to Promote Teaching, Learning, and Technology,” EDUCOM Conference, Portland, Oregon, November 1, 1995.
  • “H.G. Wells: Reality and Beyond,” Illinois Library Association, Springfield, Illinois, April 23, 1987.
  • “College and Career Center: Enhancing Library Services through Institutional Cooperation,” Illinois Library Association, Chicago, Illinois, May 11, 1984.
  • “Term Paper Research Counseling,” Library and Orientation Exchange Conference, Ypsilanti, Michigan, May 4, 1984.

Book Reviews

  • “Rethinking Reference in Academic Libraries,” College and Libraries (July 1994), pp. 377-378.
  • “Expert Systems in Education and Training,” Information Technology and Libraries (June 1991), p. 154.
  • “Defining and Applying Teaching Strategies for Library Instruction,” Information Technology and Libraries (June 1990), pp. 192-193.
  • “IFLA Directory of Art Libraries,” RQ (Spring 1986), pp. 396-397.
  • “American Art Galleries,” RQ (Spring 1986), pp. 386-387.

Editorial Boards

  • Beta Phi Mu Monographic Series (2011 to present). Review Board.
  • Paideia: Undergraduate Education at the University of Washington (1997-2001). Advisory Board.
  • Library Directions: A Newsletter of the University of Washington Libraries (1992-2001). Managing Editor.
  • Research Strategies: A Journal of Library Concepts and Instruction (1990-1997). Editorial Board.