VCU Libraries Faculty Vita
Electronic Services Librarian
Research and Instructional Services
Room 111-H, James Branch Cabell Library
M.S. Library Science. The Catholic University of America, 1998.
M.A. History. Seattle University, 1970.
B.A. History. Washington State University, 1966.
Previous Professional Experience
VCU Libraries, 1997-1998
Scott and Darrel Sourwine. "Cost Accounting Standards: Taking the Mystery Out of the Exemptions." Contract Management 36 (1996).
"Close Encounters of the Link Kind: User Problem Reports" with Denise Branch. ELUNA Conference. 2009
"An Examination of Joint E-Reference Service: Has the Time come for a Health Sciences Virtual Reference Service Consortium" with Cate Canevari, Robert Johnson, Irene Lubker, M. S. Nunemaker, Aparna Sharma, Barbara Wright. Poster Session. Medical Library Association Annual Conference. 2006
"Librarians without Borders: Virtual Reference in a Regional Consortium" with Jennifer McClure, Don Welsh. South Atlantic Regional Conference (SARC III), Special Libraries Association. 2005
"Equity of Access in the Electronic Environment" with Panel. MARS User Access to Services Committee Discussion Group. 2004
"Surfin' the Net: An Academic Privilege, Not a Public Right". ALA Annual Conference Poster Session. 2000
Defense Advanced Procurement, US Army Logistics Management College, 2 SH grad.
Material Acquisition Management, US Army Logistics Management College, 5 SH grad.
University Committee Work
Student Computer Initiative; Training Issues Work Group. 2000.
VCU Libraries Committee Work
Electronic Resources Committee; Chair. 2008-
SFX Implementation Team. 2004-.
Peer Review Committee (Alternate). 2008-2011
VCU Libraries Grievance Board (Alternate). 2006-2009.
Ask a Librarian Task Force; Chair. 2004-2006.
Faculty Senate Representative (Alternate). 2002-2003.
University Council Representative (Alternate). 2001-2002.
LiveHelp Committee. 2001.
Professional Development Committee. 2000-2001.
Web Redesign Task Force. 2000.
VCU Libraries Grievance Board. 1999-2002.
Cabell Public Services Proxy Implementation; Chair. 1999.
Collection Redesign Task Force; Publicity and Information Work Group. 1999.
Information Technology Work Group. 1998-2005.
Web Steering Committee. 1998-2001.
ALA (RUSA). 1998-present. RUSA RSS (formerly MOUSS) - Services to Adults Committee, 2000-2005; RUSA MARS - Local Systems and Services, 2001-2005; RUSA MARS - Products and Services, 2005-2009.
ALA (LITA). 1999-2011.
ALA (ACRL). 1999-present.
ALA (IFRT). 1999-2007.
ALA (LIRT). 2007-present.
ALA (VRT). 2007-2011.
VLA. 1998-present. VLACRL Conference Planning Committee, 2009; VLA Secretary, 2012-2014.
Phi Beta Kappa. 1966.
Phi Kappa Phi. 1965.
Collection Management Subject Areas
Reference - General Works, Bibliography, and Library Science; Law and Government; Education
Email and chat reference services.