232 Lockwood Library, North Campus
M.L.I.S., University of Texas at Austin, 2000.
B.A., University of Texas at Austin, Plan II Honors Program, 1998.
Curriculum Vitae / Bio
ORCID iD: http://orcid.org/0000-0002-5662-0095
"Libraries and Institutional Data Analytics: Challenges and Opportunities." with H. Austin Booth. Journal of Academic Librarianship (2015).
“Bibliometric Measures and National Institutes of Health Funding at Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine, 2006-2010.” with Richard R. Suminski, Linda E. May, Jason A. Wasserman, and James V. Guillory. Journal of the American Osteopathic Association 112, no.11 (2012): 716-724.
"Tenure Metrics: Bibliometric Education and Services for Academic Faculty." Medical Reference Services Quarterly 29, no.2 (2010): 183-189.
"Relationships between Association of Research Libraries (ARL) Statistics and Bibliometric Indicators: A Principal Components Analysis." College and Research Libraries 71, no.1 (2010): 32-41.
"Institutional Self-Citation Rates: A Three Year Study of Universities in the United States." Scientometrics 81, no.2 (2009): 321-331.
"Use of Facebook in Academic Health Sciences Libraries," with Deborah Chiarella, Linda Hasman, Sharon Murphy, and Michelle L. Zafron. Journal of the Medical Library Association 97, no.1 (2009): 44-47.
"An Analysis of Bibliometric Indicators, NIH Funding and Faculty Size at AAMC Medical Schools, 1997-2007." Journal of the Medical Library Association 96, no.4 (2008): 324-334.
"A Survey of United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) and National Board Dental Examination (NBDE) Preparation Material Collection Development," with Linda Hasman. Journal of the Medical Library Association 96, no.3 (2008): 207-216.
"Peer-to-Peer (P2P) Knowledge, Use and Attitudes of Academic Librarians." portal: Libraries and the Academy 7, no. 2 (2007): 191-212.
Presented over 30 national and regional presentations since 2005 on research metrics, scholarly communication, mobile computing, video services and human resources.
Idenitfied as one of the top 20 librarian contributors to library and information science literature worldwide by the journal, Scientometrics.
SUNY Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Librarianship, 2012.
Innovative Instruction Technology Grant. State University of New York Office of the Provost. 2012. $20,000 for the implementation of an e-textbook pilot, “The E-Textbook Opportunity: The Time is Now for SUNY, Phase 2.” Principal Investigator.
Innovative Instruction Technology Grant. State University of New York Office of the Provost. 2012. $20,000 for the implementation of an e-textbook pilot, “The E-Textbook Opportunity: The Time is Now for SUNY.” Principal Investigator.
Innovative Instruction Technology Grant. State University of New York Office of the Provost. 2012. $20,000 for the implementation of the project, “SUNYport: Portfolio site for SUNY students.” Co-investigator.
Innovative Instruction Technology Grant. State University of New York Office of the Provost. 2012. $20,000 for the implementation of an open educational resources pilot, “SUNY Open Textbooks.” Co-investigator.
New York State Regional Bibliographic Databases Program Grant. 2009. $10,778 for implementation of the project, “YouTube Tutorials on Demand: Sharing WNYLRC's Expertise.” Consultant.
Research / Service Area
My research interests center on the theme of assessment, namely (1) assessments of information technologies and their applications in academic libraries; (2) bibliometric assessments of research productivity and impact; and (3) assessments of unique research needs of physicians and professional medical students.
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