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Associate Professor of Library and Information Science
I presented “Collaboration in the cloud: Role of interaction and online collaborative tools in enhancing knowledge creation in virtual environments” at the ASIS&T-hosted International Conference on Knowledge Management 2013, Nov 1-2, Montreal, Canada.
I presented “Experience matters! Building libraries’ brand image through experience management” at the Missouri Library Association 2013 Annual Conference, Oct 2-4, St. Louis, MO.
I will be presenting the following at the 2013 Kansas Library Association Conference, Oct 9-11, Topeka, KS: “Library Branding: From public service to community hotspot” “Tapping into emotions: Strategies for reinventing libraries” “Beyond carrots and sticks: What really engages library employees” (with Lindsey Warner and Casey Heupel)
I will be presenting “The emotional pathway to lasting change in libraries” at the Colorado Association of Libraries Conference 2013, Loveland, CO, October 17-19 2013.
My article entitled, “A more holistic approach: Strategic engagement,” is published in the Jan-Feb 2013 issue of Information Outlook, the journal of the Special Libraries Association.
I have been invited to present two talks at the Alaska Library Association Annual Conference, Mar 21-24, 2013 in Valdez, Alaska. I will be presenting the following two talks: “Leading Change in Libraries with Strategic Thinking and Stick-to-itiveness” and “Library Image and Branding: Touchpoints to Community Engagement“
I will be presenting “Rethinking Online Discussion: Instructional Strategies for Engaging Students” along with my colleague Yvonne Ballester at the Educause West/Southwest regional conference in Austin, TX in February 2013. This particular topic seems to be generating a high level of interest, as it is a perennial challenge in online learning.
My article entitled, “Three’s Company: Leadership in the Three Spheres of Strategic Influence,” is published in the October 2012 issue of Feliciter, the Canadian Library Association’s journal.
I presented “Strategic leadership in the new information landscape” at the Library 2.012 Worldwide Virtual Conference, Oct 3-5, 2012.
I was very honored that the students in SLIM’s Utah 6 cohort invited me to be commencement speaker for their January graduation ceremony. I enjoyed participating in the celebration of these fine students’ accomplishments, and wishing them well as they embarked on a new chapter of their careers as information professionals.