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Selected Booth Library Faculty and Staff Publications, Presentations, Projects, and Awards

Awards and Recognition

Institutional
  • Association of College and Research Libraries’ (ACRL) Best Practices in Marketing @ your library Award, 2007.
  • Best of Show Award for 'Special Events Marketing' at the LAMA/PRMS Swap & Shop, 2010.
  • Honorable Mention Public Relations Award award for 'Special Programs & Events' at the LAMA/PRMS Swap & Shop, 2006.
Individual
  • Illinois Academic Librarian of the Year - Allen Lanham, 2008.
  • Health Science Librarians of Illinois Star Thrower Award - Stacey Knight-Davis, 2008.
  • Library Journal Movers and Shakers - Sarah Johnson, 2006.
  • Jane O’Brien Award - Bev Cruse, 2005.
  • Distinguished Contributor Award from the Illinois Library Computer Systems Organization (ILCSO) - John Whisler, 2003.
  • TBS, Inc. Technical Services Award from the Resources and Technical Services Forum - John Whisler, 2003.
  • Illinois Academic Librarian of the Year - John Whisler, 1997.

Grants and Awards

LSTA Grants

Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grants are awarded from funds the Illinois State Library receives from the federal Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).
  • Brownson, Ann, Enhancing the Education Collection. Illinois State Library, $4,000, awarded 2004.
  • Lanham, Allen, Bev Cruse, Marlene Slough, and Nackil Sung. Art & Architecture in Illinois Libraries: Part II. Illinois State Library, $100,000, awarded 2008.
  • Lanham, Allen and Marlene Slough. Art and Architecture in Illinois Libraries. Illinois State Library, $125,000, awarded 2006.
  • Lorber, Carl. Journals of the Illinois State Historical Society. Illinois State Library, $20,000, awarded 2007.
  • Lorber, Carl and Robert Hillman. Warbler Digitization Project. Illinois State Library, $10,740, awarded 2006.
  • Lorber, Carl, and Marlene Slough Graphic Novels as Literature. Illinois State Library, $3,000, awarded 2004.
  • Tipton, Jocelyn. Reaching Out to Increase Public Access to Government Information. Illinois State Library, $500, awarded 2005.

Other Grants and Awards

  • Knight-Davis, Stacey. Empowering Innovation. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, under Contract No. N01-LM-6-3503 with the University of Illinois at Chicago, $4,900, awarded 2011.
  • Tipton, Jocelyn. Constitutional Resources for College Libraries. American Library Association Carnegie Whitney Award, $4,500, awarded 2007.

Publications

Past 5 years
  • Bergman, Emily and Marlene Slough. “Negotiation.” Chapter in New Technical Services Supervisors: A Management Guide Using Checklists, eds. Bergman, E. and Andrea Kappler, Chicago : Library Administration and Management Association : American Library Association, 2007.
  • Brownson, Ann. "Curriculum Specialist." Chapter in A Day in the Life: Career Options in Library and Information Science, eds. Shontz, Priscilla K. and Richard A. Murray, Westport, Conn.: Libraries Unlimited, 2007.
  • DeWeese, June and Marlene Slough. "Emergency Preparedness.” Chapter in New Technical Services Supervisors: A Management Guide Using Checklists, eds. Bergman, E. and Andrea Kappler, Chicago : Library Administration and Management Association : American Library Association, 2007.
  • Johnson, Sarah L. Historical Fiction II: A Guide to the Genre. Westport, Conn.: Libraries Unlimited, 2009.
  • Johnson, Sarah L "Masters of the Past: Historical Fiction, Volume II." Bookmarks Magazine, Nov/Dec 2008.
  • Johnson, Sarah L. "Past Masters: Twenty Classic Historical Novels and Their Legacy." Bookmarks Magazine, Jan/Feb 2006.
  • Johnson, Sarah L. Historical Fiction: A Guide to the Genre. Westport, Conn.: Libraries Unlimited, 2005.
  • Johnson, Sarah L."Pioneering Efforts in Christian Historicals: A Profile of Bethany House." Solander: The Magazine of the Historical Novel Society, May 2005.
  • Johnson, Sarah L."Beef Up Your Resume for a Tough Job Market." Informed Librarian Online, August 2004.
  • Knight-Davis, Stacey and Jan Sung. "Analysis of Citations in Undergraduate Papers." College and Research Libraries, 69.5 (2008): 447-458.
  • Lanham, Allen. "Is that Music I Hear? and if it is, What Does it Mean?" Illinois Library Association Reporter 28.4 (2010) : 26-27.
  • Lanham, Allen. "It's Time to Hang On, Sloopy!" Illinois Library Association Reporter 28.2 (2010) : 16-17.
  • Lanham, Allen. "Treasures...Still" Illinois Library Association Reporter 27.6 (2009) : 12-13.
  • Lanham, Allen. "Libarians... Oh, How Merry!." Illinois Library Association Reporter 28.6 (2010) : 26-27.
  • Lanham, Allen. "Some Newer Spaces for Great Library Service: Achievments of Library Leaders and Staff." Illinois Library Association Reporter 27.2 (2009) : 22-23.
  • Lanham, Allen. "An Invitation is Never Out of Fashion." Illinois Library Association Reporter 27.4 (2009) : 23-25.
  • Lanham, Allen. "De-Humanizing the Library Redux." Illinois Library Association Reporter 26.6 (2008) : 22-23.
  • Lanham, Allen. "Summer Postcards from Libraries and Librarians." Illinois Library Association Reporter 26.4 (2008) : 18-23.
  • Lanham, Allen. "To Lead and Follow: Librarians Take It On." Illinois Library Association Reporter 26.2 (2008) : 12-18.
  • Lanham, Allen. "The Temperature's Rising: All Hands on Buttons." Illinois Library Association Reporter 25.6 (2007): 18-21.
  • Lanham, Allen. "Who in the World Cares? answer: We Do!." Illinois Library Association Reporter 25.2 (2007): 16-17.
  • Lanham, Allen. "Dear Bob Doyle and the iRead Committee." Illinois Library Association Reporter 24.5 (2006): 24-25.
  • Lanham, Allen. "Going Global: Day-by-Day in Costa Rica." Illinois Library Association Reporter 23.2 (2005): 12-15.
  • Lanham, Allen. "Letter from Allen Lanham, ILA President." Illinois Library Association Reporter 23.1 (2005): 28-29.
  • Lanham, Allen, and Marlene Slough. "Art in Illinois Libraries." Illinois Library Association Reporter 24.2 (2006): 12-17.
  • Slough, Marlene. “Measuring Productivity.” Chapter in New Technical Services Supervisors: A Management Guide Using Checklists, eds. Bergman, E. and Andrea Kappler, Chicago : Library Administration and Management Association : American Library Association, 2007.
  • Slough, Marlene. “Evaluation.” Chapter in New Technical Services Supervisors: A Management Guide Using Checklists, eds. Bergman, E. and Andrea Kappler, Chicago : Library Administration and Management Association : American Library Association, 2007.
  • Sung, Jan., John Whisler, and Nackil Sung. (2009) . "A Cost-Benefit Analysis of a Collections Inventory Project: A Statistical Analysis of Inventory Data from a Medium-sized Academic Library." The Journal of Academic Librarianship, 35.4 (2009): 314-323.
  • Tipton, Jocelyn T. "Government Statistical Data: Changes Impacting Access and Service." The Reference Librarian (2006): 53-67.
  • Tolppanen, Bradley and Janice Derr. "Interlibrary Loan Patron Use Patterns: An Examination of Borrowing Requests at a Midsized Academic Library." Journal of Interlibrary Loan, Document Delivery & Electronic Reserve 20.5 (2010): 303 – 317.
  • Tolppanen, Bradley, and Janice Derr. "A Survey of the Duties and Job Performance of Student Assistants in Access Services." Journal of Access Services 6.3 (2009): 313-323.
  • Tolppanen, Bradley, Joan Miller, Martha H. Wooden, Lori M. Tolppanen. "Library World Wide Web Sites at Medium-Sized Universities A Re-Examination." Internet Reference Services Quarterly  10.2 (2005): 7-18.

Presentations

Past 3 years
  • Barber, Maryke, Jennifer ChurchDuran, Selene Colburn, Lynda Duke, Mary E. Fairbairn, Mae L. Rodney, Allen Lanham, Carol Lee Anderson, Kerri OdessHarnish, Toni Tucker, and Barbara Whitney Petruzzelli. "Pecha Kucha Presentations of Marketing Ideas that Worked in Academic Libraries." Presented at the American Library Association Annual Conference in Washington, D.C., June 26, 2010.
  • Johnson, Sarah L. "Past Perfect: Historical Novels and Readers' Advisory Service." Half-day workshop, Western Massachusetts Regional Library System, June 5, 2007.
  • Johnson, Sarah L. "The Best New Historical Fiction: What to Read and Why." Co-presenter with Diana Tixier Herald, Brad Hooper, and Georgine Olson. Historical Novel Society conference, Albany, June 9, 2007.
  • Knight-Davis, Stacey, Sarah Johnson, and Karen Whisler. "Federated Search Falls Short." Presented at the Illinois Library Association annual conference in Peoria, Illinois, October 9, 2009.
  • Knight-Davis, Stacey and Sharon A. Sample. " Why You Should Add Facebook To Your Library’s Services and How to Do It" presented at Presented at the Illinois Association of College and Research Libraries conference in Bloomington, Illinois, March 28, 2008.
  • Lanham, Allen, Marlene Slough and Nackil Sung. "Art and Architecture in Illinois Libraries: the Online Resource" Presented at the Illinois Association of College and Research Libraries conference in Bloomington, Illinois, March 27, 2008.
  • Lanham, Allen and Marlene Slough. "Celebrating Art and Architecture in Illinois" Presented at the Illinois Library Association annual conference in Springfield, Illinois October 12, 2007.
  • Poignant, Lisa, Meg Klinkow Hartmann, and Allen Lanham. "Show Me the Money: Does the Business Model Work For Libraries?" Presented at the Illinois Library Association annual conference in Peoria, Illinois, October 9, 2009.
  • Slough, Marlene, Karen Whisler, Sable Harp, and Stephanie Niemeyer. "Does the Selector Matter?: Analyzing Use of Materials by Source of Recommendation for Selection." Presented at the Illinois Library Association annual conference in Peoria, Illinois, October 7, 2009.
  • Sung, Jan and Nackil Sung. "Offline Plus Plus" Presented at EndUser 2007, Schaumburg, Illinois, April 27, 2007.
  • Sung, Jan and Nackil Sung. "Electronic Inventory: Solving Problems While Scanning. Presented at EndUser 2007, Schaumburg, Illinois, April 27, 2007.
  • Tagge, Natalie, Stacey Knight-Davis, Dawn Bussey, Charlotte Bruce, and Tim O’Shaughnessy. "Expanding Your Library’s Reach With AskAway Virtual Reference" Presented at the Illinois Library Association annual conference in Chicago, Illinois, September 24, 2008.
  • Tipton, Jocelyn, Brownson, Ann, and Elaine Fetyko Page. "Academic Integrity and the College Student" Presented at the Illinois Library Association annual conference in Chicago, Illinois, September 25, 2008.
  • Tipton, Jocelyn, and David Hamilton. "Academic Freedom in Libraries and on Campuses" Presented at the Illinois Library Association annual conference in Chicago, Illinois, September 24, 2008.
  • Whisler, John and Casey Sutherland "Suggested Projects to Maintain and Improve Quality in Your Catalog" Presented at EndUser 2007, Schaumburg, Illinois, April 26, 2007.
  • Whisler, John and Casey Sutherland. "Suggested Projects to Improve Quality in Your Catalog" Presented at the Illinois Library Association annual conference in Springfield, Illinois October 11, 2007.

Posters

Past 5 years
  • Bell, David. "Digitizing Historical Playbills from a Small Professional Theater" Presented at the Illinois Library Association annual conference in Chicago, Illinois, September 25, 2008.
  • Derr, Janice and Jocelyn Tipton. "Passport to the World: A Successful Freshman Orientation Program" Presented at the Illinois Library Association annual conference in Springfield, Illinois October 11, 2007.
  • Knight-Davis, Stacey. “Skeleton in the Trash Can: Anatomical Models in an Academic Library.” presented at the Health Science Librarians of Illinois annual meeting, in Springfield, Illinois, October 29, 2009.
  • Knight-Davis, Stacey. "Managing LinkOut with the SFX Link Resolver" presented at the Illinois Association of College and Research Libraries conference in Bloomington, Illinois, March 27, 2008.
  • Knight-Davis, Stacey. "Managing LinkOut with the SFX Link Resolver" presented at the 2007 Health Science Librarians of Illinois conference in Urbana, Illinois, October 26, 2007.
  • Lorber, Carl and Jocelyn Tipton. "Transforming K-12 Students Today into College Students Tomorrow." Presented at the Illinois Library Association annual conference in Peoria, Illinois, October 7, 2009.
  • Lorber, Carl and Robert Hillman. "Warbler Digitization Project" presented at the Illinois Library Association annual conference in Chicago, Illinois, October 5, 2006.
  • Tipton, Jocelyn and Karen Whisler. "Looking For Fiction in All the Right/Wrong Places" Presented at the Illinois Library Association annual conference in Chicago, Illinois October 5, 2006.
  • Tolppanen, Bradley, and Janice Derr. "Getting the Most Out of Your Student Worker Budget: A Survey of Tasks Performed by Student Assistants in Access Services Departments" Presented at the Illinois Library Association annual conference in Chicago, Illinois, September 25, 2008.
  • Tolppanen, Bradley, Janice Derr, and Jan Sung. "Patron Behavior Regarding the Return of Library Materials: The Impact of Newly Implemented Procedures" Presented at the Illinois Library Association annual conference in Springfield, Illinois October 10, 2007.
  • Sung, Jan, and Robert Hillman. "Inventorying: To Do or Not To Do -- Let the Numbers Tell" Presented at the Illinois Library Association annual conference in Springfield, Illinois October 11, 2007.
  • Sung, Jan, and Marlene Slough. "Stacks Management in the Wireless Environment" Presented at Association of College and Research Libraries 12th Conference held in Minneapolis, Minnesota, April 8, 2005.

Collection Development Projects

Past 5 years
  • Bell, David, Performing Arts Cooperative Collection Project [Year 2], "Early American Theater." Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois, $3,000 awarded 2007.
  • Bell, David, World Literature Year 2: 18th Century British Literature. Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois (CARLI), $1,500, awarded 2005.
  • Brownson, Ann, Libraries Assisting in the Education of Students with Special Needs: Special Education Communication Disorders Materials. Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois (CARLI), $2,000, awarded 2007.
  • Hillman, Bob and Karen Whisler, Exploring Illinois History and Education: Celebrating Original Scholarship in Illinois Culture and Heritage by Digitizing Selected EIU Graduate Student Theses on Illinois Related Topics. CARLI/OCA Book Digitization Initiative, awarded 2008.
  • Knight-Davis, Stacey, Allied Health: Special Populations Materials "School Materials for Children with Disabilities." Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois, $2,000, awarded 2005.
  • Kuma, Johnson, Homeland Security: Scientific, Technical, and Managerial Aspects of Disasters - Large Cities and Bioterrorism. Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois (CARLI), $5,000, awarded 2007.
  • Kuma, Johnson, The New Core: Emerging Fields in the Sciences Collections Project - Pathogenic Microbiology. Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois (CARLI), $7,000, awarded 2007.
  • Kuma, Johnson, Library Services. World Literature Year 2: Islamic North African Literature. Illinois Cooperative Collection Management Program, $1,500, awarded 2005.
  • Lanham, Allen, Local History Online: Digitizing - The Illinois Library Community (Illinois Postcards). Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois (CARLI), $4,000, awarded 2007.
  • Lanham, Allen, Popular Expressions of the Arts: Jass Performance. Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois (CARLI), $4,000, awarded 2007.
  • Lanham, Allen, Performing Arts, "World Chamber Music." Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois (CARLI), $4,000, awarded 2005.
  • Lanham, Allen, Music Education, "Teaching Methods Resources for Chamber Music." Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois (CARLI), $3,500, awarded 2005.
  • Lanham, Allen, Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Studies, "Theater/Musical Theater." Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois (CARLI), $3,000, awarded 2005.
  • Ortega, Pamela, Latin American Studies: Meeting the Needs of Illinois’ Academic Curricula in History, Politics, Culture and Society. Illinois Cooperative Collection Management Program, $2,000, awarded 2007.
  • Slough, Marlene, Allied Health: Special Populations Materials "Nutrition and the Elderly." Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois, $3,000, awarded 2005.
  • Whisler, Karen, "100 Books for Understanding Contemporary Japan." The Nippon Foundation, awarded 2009.

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