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University at Buffalo Libraries

Christopher Hollister

Christopher Hollister

Associate Librarian


524 Lockwood Library, North Campus
cvh2@buffalo.edu
(716) 645-1323

Degrees

M.L.S., University at Buffalo, 2000
B.A., Communication, University at Buffalo, 1987
B.A., English, University at Buffalo, 1987


Liaison

Graduate School of Education

Department of Linguistics


Responsibilities

Library liaison to the Graduate School of Education and all its departments; develop and maintain the University Libraries' education, educational psychology, and library and information science collections; provide discipline-specific information literacy instruction; provide discipline-specific research assistance for students and faculty; collaborate with faculty on curricular, educational and research-related initiatives.

Library liaison to Department of Linguistics; develop and maintain the University Libraries' linguistics collection; provide discipline-specific information literacy instruction; provide discipline-specific research assistance for students and faculty; collaborate with faculty on curricular, educational and research-related initiatives.

Plan, develop and implement instructional and information literacy initiatives for the University Libraries; provide general reference desk and virtual reference services; provide indivual research assistance.


Resources By Subject

Education: Provides users with links to subscription databases, free web sources and current news in the area of educational research.

Library Science: Provides users with links to subscription databases, free web sources and current news in the area of library and infomation studies research.

Linguistics: Provides users with links to subscription databases, free web sources and current news in the area of linguistics research.


IRC Chat Screen Name

UB Libraries Ask-A-Librarian: chrishollister

Google Talk: hollister.christopher


Curriculum Vitae / Bio

Books

Hollister, C. (2013). Handbook of academic writing for librarians. Chicago: Association of College and Research Libraries.

Hollister, C. (Ed.). (2010). Best practices for credit-bearing information literacy courses. Chicago: Association of College and Research Libraries.

Contributions to Books

Hollister, C. (2012). Rising temperatures: The politics of information. In Herreid, C.F., Schiller, N.A., & Herreid, K.F. (Eds.), Science stories: Using case studies to teach critical thinking (pp. 253-259). Arlington, VA: National Science Teachers Association.

Hollister, C. (2008). Making the case for enhanced learning: Using case studies in a credit-bearing library course. In Connor, E. (Ed.), An introduction to instructional services in academic libraries (pp. 95-105). New York: Haworth.

Journal Editorship

Co-Founder and Co-Editor, Communications in Information Literacy (refereed), 2007-present. ISSN: 1933-5954. Available from,http://www.comminfolit.org/

Journal Articles (Refereed)

Schroeder, R. & Hollister C. (2014). Librarians' views on critical theories and critical practices. Behavioral and Social Sciences Librarian 33(2), 91-119.

Walsh, T. & Hollister C. (2009). Creating a digital archive for students’ research in a credit library course. Reference & User Services Quarterly 48(4), 391-400.

Hollister, C. (2008). Meeting them where they are: Library instruction for today’s students in the World Civilizations course. Public Services Quarterly 4(1), 15-27.

Brower, S., Hollister, C., Tysick, C., & Pirrung, T. (2006). Tenure and recruitment: A survey of human resources officers. JLAMS: Journal of the Library Administration and Management Section of the New York Library Association 2(2), 5-20. Available from,http://www.nyla.org/content/user_10/JLAMSspring06c.pdf

Hollister, C. & Jarvis, H. (2005). Expanding library instruction to the Web portal. Academic Exchange Quarterly 9(2), 151-155.

Hollister, C. (2005). Bringing information literacy to career services. Reference Services Review 33(1), 104-111.

Hollister, C. & Coe, J. (2003). Current trends vs. traditional models: Librarians’ views on the methods of library instruction. College & Undergraduate Libraries 10(2), 49-63.

Hollister, C. (2001). Price inflation and discrimination extends to non-STM disciplines: A study of library and information science journals.Current Studies in Librarianship 24(1/2), 49-57.

Conference Proceedings (Refereed)

Hollister, C. (2005). A new approach to information literacy: Reaching out to student services. In D. Biggs (Ed.), Library instruction: Restating the need, refocusing the response (pp. 105-108). Ann Arbor: Eastern Michigan University by Pierian Press.

Teaching Exhibits

Walsh, T. & Hollister, C. (2008). ULC-257 Digital Archivehttp://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/wiki/instruction/ULC257/doku.php

 

 


Research / Service Area

Research interests include: curriculum-integrated information literacy instruction, faculty-librarian collaboration, information literacy assessment, library instruction, scholarly communication, and teaching methods.


Teaching

LIS-518: Reference Sources and Services
LIS-523: User Education
UE-141: Introduction to Birdwatching
ULC-257: Library Research Methods





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