VCU Libraries Faculty Vita
Research Librarian for the Sciences and Engineering
Research and Instructional Services
Room 111E, James Branch Cabell Library
M.S.I. Library and Information Services. University of Michigan, 2005.
B.S. Chemistry and Psychology. University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1996.
Previous Professional Experience
Science and Engineering Reference Librarian
Southern Illinois University Carbondale, 2005-2013.
Library Assistant, Reference
University of Michigan, Shapiro Science Library, 2003-2005.
Library Assistant, Cataloging
University of Michigan Libraries, 2005.
Arendt, J., & Lotts, M. (2012). What liaisons say about themselves and what faculty say about their liaisons, a U.S. survey. portal: Libraries and the Academy, 12(2), 155-177. doi: 10.1353/pla.2012.0015
Arendt, J., & Graves, S. J. (2011). Virtual question changes: Reference in evolving environments. Reference Services Review, 39(2), 187-205. doi: 10.1108/00907321111135448
Arendt, J. (2010). Are Article Influence Scores comparable across scientific fields? Issues in Science & Technology Librarianship, 60. Retrieved from http://www.istl.org/10-winter/refereed2.html
Arendt, J., & Wagner, C. (2010). Beyond description: Converting Web site usage statistics into concrete site improvement ideas. Journal of Web Librarianship, 4(1), 37-54. doi: 10.1080/19322900903547414
Arendt, J. (2007). How do psychology researchers find studies to include in meta-analyses? Behavioral and Social Sciences Librarian, 26(1), 1-23. doi: 10.1300/J103v26n01_01
Arendt, J. (2011). Open access and its practical impact on the work of academic librarians. Technical Services Quarterly, 28(2), [Book review] 261-263. doi: 10.1080/07317131.2011.546744
Arendt, J. (2011). Author identifiers: Introducing several approaches. Cataloging and Classification Quarterly, 49(6), [Introduction to section of invited articles] 500-502. doi: 10.1080/01639374.2011.603639
Buys, C., & Arendt J. (2010). Vendor update session. PAM Bulletin, 38(1), [Newsletter]. Retrieved from http://units.sla.org/division/dpam/pam-bulletin/vol38/no1/vendor.htm
Arendt, J. (2008). Imperfect tools: Google Scholar vs. traditional commercial library databases. Against the Grain, 20(2), 26, 28, 30.
Logue, S., Ballestro, J., Imre, A., & Arendt, J. (2007). SPEC kit 301: Liaison services. Washington, DC: Association of Research Libraries.
Arendt, J. (2008). Animal welfare. In C. LaGuardia (Ed.), Magazines for libraries (17th ed., pp. 54-57). New York: Bowker. (repeated in 18th edition)
Arendt, J. (2006). Animal welfare. In C. LaGuardia (Ed.), Magazines for libraries (15th ed., pp. 73-76). New York: Bowker. (repeated in 16th edition)
Arendt, J., & Taylor, M.K. (2006). When the walls crash down: Offer services where the students are. College & Research Libraries News, 67(11), 698-700.
Arendt, J. (2006, August). Science fiction, the future and libraries: An IT, Engineering, and Sci-Tech Division open house. SciTech News, 60, [Newsletter], 11-12.
Arendt, J. (2006, August). Science & engineering resources 101: Focus on materials and computer science. SciTech News, 60, [Newsletter], 13-16.
Arendt, J., Nabe, J., Imre, A., Baillargeon, T., & Turtle, B. (2010, February). Digging for buried treasure: strategies for promoting institutional repositories. Presented at Electronic Resources and Libraries, Austin, TX. Abstract available from http://www.electroniclibrarian.com/past-conferences/2010-conference/tuesday-february-2-2010
Arendt, J. (2007). Blogging Faculty Publications. Poster session presented at the annual SLA conference, Denver, CO in June 2007 and online in October 2007 at http://forum.lib.lsu.edu/slachem/
Curriculum and Instruction 199, Introduction to College Research, Southern Illinois University Carbondale. 2006-2007, 2011-2012.
American Library Association (ALA), 2003-present.
Special Libraries Association (SLA), 2004-present.