H. Austin Booth

H. Austin Booth

Vice Provost for University Libraries

433D Capen Hall, North Campus
(716) 645-0983


Selected Publications, Presentations, Honors

Selected Publications:

“Libraries and Institutional Metrics,” with Dean Hendrix, Journal of Academic Librarianship, forthcoming. 

“Practical Approach to Evidence-Based Dentistry: How to Search for Evidence to Inform Clinical Decisions,” with Romina Brignardello-Petersen et al, The Journal of the American Dental Association, 145 (12) (2014): 1262–1267.

“Conspiracy Ideation: A Public Health Scourge?” with Michael Glick, The Journal of the American Dental Association, 145 (8) (2014): 798–799

"Demand-Driven Cooperative Collection Development: Three Case Studies,” with Kathleen O’Brien, Interlending & Document Supply 39 (3) (2011), 148-155.

“An Overview of Open Access in the Fields of Business and Management,” with Charles Lyons, The Journal of Business & Finance Librarianship 16 (2) (2011): 108-124.

The Changing Nature of the Book: Literary Research, Cultural Studies, and the Digital Age, with Laura Taddeo in Teaching Literary Research: Challenges in a Changing Environment. Chicago: Association of College and Research Libraries, 2009. 143-165.

Re: skin, co-editor with Mary Flanagan. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2007.

Reload: Rethinking Women + Cyberculture, co-editor with Mary Flanagan. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2002. (Winner of the 2003 Susan Koppelman Award, American Culture Association)

Introduction to Women's Cyberfiction, in Reload: Rethinking Women + Cyberculture. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2002. 25-40.

Collaborating to Advance Curriculum-Based Information-Literacy Initiatives, with Carole Ann Fabian, Journal of Library Administration 36 (1/2) (June 2002): 123-142. Reprinted in Successes and Challenges with Information Literacy Programs. Binghamton, NY: Haworth Press, 2002.

Usability Testing of an Academic Library Web Site: A Case Study, with Brenda Battleson and Jane Weintrop, Journal of Academic Librarianship 27 (3) (May 2001): 188-198.

Information Literacy at a Distance: Instructional Design Issues, with Nancy Dewald, Ann Scholz-Crane and Cynthia Levine, Journal of Academic Librarianship 26 (1) (January 2000): 33-44.

Women, Gender and Cyberculture: A Review Essay, Choice 37 (2000): 1917-1930.

Selected Presentations:

Libraries and the Politics of Institutional Metrics, 7th International conference on Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries, Paris, 2015

Institutional Metrics & Data Governance, with Brice Bible and Dean Hendrix, Association of College and Research Libraries 17th National Conference, Portland, 2015

The Signal and the Noise: Libraries and Institutional Data Analytics, with Charles Lyons and Kathleen O’Brien, Charleston Conference on Book and Serial Acquisition, 2014

Radical Strategies for Cooperative Collection Development and Resource Sharing, with Kate Cunningham-Hendirx and Cyril Oberlander, Association of College and Research Libraries 15th National Conference, Philadelphia, 2011.

Assessing Awareness of Scholarly Communication Issues on Campus, with Charles F. Lyons, Western New York/Ontario Association of College and Research Libraries Conference, 2010.

Two for One: Linking Cooperative Collection Development with Demand-Driven Collection Strategies, with Kathleen O'Brien, Charleston Conference on Book and Serial Acquisition, 2009.

Cooperative Collection Development, Collections Workshop, Western New York Library Resources Council, 2007.

Directions in Coordinated Collection Development, Shared Collections and Shared Services, Funding our Digital Future Conference, Binghamton University, 2006.

Teaching for Competency: Partnering with Faculty to Integrate Association of College and Research Libraries Information Literacy Competency Standards into the Undergraduate Curriculum, with Carole Ann Fabian, Association of College and Research Libraries 10th National Conference, Denver, 2001.

Usability and the Web, with Jane Weintrop, SUNY CIT Conference, Buffalo, 2000.

Information Literacy at a Distance, Association of College and Research Libraries 9th National Conference, Detroit, 1999.

Electronic Highways: Paving the Road to Visibility, (poster session) American Library Association Annual Conference, 1998.

Blackmail and Microscopes: Making So Much Out of So Little, Experience & Experiment: Constructing Knowledge in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries Conference, New York University, 1998.

Spectacles of Identity: Performing Women, British 18th- and 19th-Century Women Writers Conference, University of Washington, 1993.

Mystical Circles and Imaginary Lines: Geography, Gender, and Goods in
Cranford, M/MLA, November 1992.

Using Case Studies in Teaching Feminist Theory, National Women's Studies Graduate Conference, University at Michigan, 1991.

Selected Honors:

University at Buffalo:

Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Librarianship, 2005
University Service Excellence Award, University Libraries Core Planning Group, July 2003
University Service Excellence Award, Instant Message Reference Service Team, July 2001
University Service Excellence Award, Web Usability Team, April 2000

University of Michigan:

University Outstanding Graduate Instructor, 1996
Rackham Dissertation Fellowship, 1996
Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship, 1995
Mary McEwen Schimke Fellowship, 1995
Hewlett International Fellowship, 1994
Mellon Candidacy Fellowship, 1994
Margaret Dow Towsley Scholar, 1994
Colby Fellowship, 1990-1993

University of California, Berkeley:

Little Fellowship, 1986-87

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