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College of Business (Primary Contact)

Faculty, staff and students in CoB can contact me to get help with:

  • Research consultations
  • Library instruction and instruction guides
  • Obtaining library materials

Goverment Information Librarian for Federal and state government depository programs

Subject assistance in Business, Law, Government Information, Music and Maps

Brief CV


B.A., General Humanities, University of Oregon (1978)

M.L.S., University of Oregon (1979)

Research and Professional Interests:

Reference and virtual reference services

Government information and freedom of information


Selected Publications:

"Cooperative Reference Desk Scheduling and Its Effects on Professional Collegiality." Co-published simultaneously in The Reference Librarian No. 83/84, 2003, pp. 97-118; and Cooperative Reference: Social Interaction in the Workplace (ed: Celia Hales Mabry) : Haworth Press, 2003, pp. 97-118.

"Supporting a Culture of Scholarship for Academic Librarians" with Richard Sapon-White and Anne Christie. portal: Libraries and the Academy 4.3, 2004, pp. 407-421.

"Music Research and Reference on the Internet." Guest column, Reference and User Services Quarterly, Volume 44, no. 2, Winter 2004 , pp. 111-115.

"Internet Resources: Music." College & Research Libraries News, Dec. 2005, Vol. 66 Issue 11, p778-781.

"Moving Back to Campus: Creating a Local Virtual Reference Service" with Jane Nichols and Greg Padilla. Internet Reference Services Quarterly Vol. 11(3) 2006. Available online at http://irsq.haworthpress.com.

"Going Digital with Government Information." OLA Quarterly, vol. 12 no. 1 Spring 2006, Co-editor.


Professional Associations and Committees:
  • Oregon Library Association
    • Interest Group: Documents Interest Group of Oregon (DIGOR) (chair)
  • American Library Association (ALA)
    • Sections and Round Tables: RUSA, RUSA/BRASS, GODORT

National Committees:

    Education Committee, Government Documents Round Table (GODORT), ALA 2005-2007
    Bibliography Committee, Anthropology and Social Science Section (ANSS), ACRL, ALA 2002-2004

State and Regional Committees:

   Oregon Library Association Executive Board (Treasurer) 2013-2015

   Oregon Library Association Conference Committee: 2010-11 (Registration chair); 2014 (Treasurer); 2015 (Treasurer); 2016 (Program co-chair)

    OLA/WLA Joint Conference Committee 2008 (Co-registrar)
    Documents Interest Group of Oregon (DIGOR), OLA, 1999-
    Chair, 2015-2016;
    Chair-elect, 2014-2015;
    Chair, 2011-2012;
    Chair-elect, 2010-2011;
    Secretary, 2005-2006;
    Chair, 2004-2005
    L-net Advisory Board member, 2006-2008
    L-Net Summit Planning Committee, 2010-2011
University Service:

Undergraduate Admissions Committee, 2008-2011

Faculty Senate Bylaws and Nominations Committee, 2007-2009

OSU Safety Committee, 2000-2006