Use & Copyright in Distance Classrooms.” Faculty
Development, Presentation College, Aberdeen, South
Dakota, October, 17, 2008.
“Making your school
life easier.” PC Business Student Club, Presentation
College, Aberdeen, South Dakota
September 4, 2008.
Faculty in-service, Presentation College, Aberdeen, South
Dakota, August 22, 2008
Science.” Women in Science conference, Aberdeen, South
Dakota, March 4, 2008.
“Small Collaboration, Big
Effort: The Realities of a Small Statewide Collaborative
Virtual Reference Service.” Co-written with Todd Quinn,
Dakota State University, College & Undergraduate
Libraries, November 2006.
“Research from Afar: The
Library Usage Patterns of Distance Students.” Brick & Click:
A Regional Library Reference Symposium, Maryville, Missouri,
November 3, 2006.
“Fair Use & Copyright in
the Classroom.” Faculty In-service, Northern State
University, Aberdeen, South Dakota, August 21, 2006.
Plagiarism.” Office for Instructional Support Luncheon,
Northern State University, Aberdeen, South Dakota, March 20
& 22, 2006
“Ghost Ranch Update.” Bookmarks, July/August 2005, 56(4),
“Supporting Instruction Across the Curriculum One Student
at a Time: E-Tutoring and Distance Library Services for
Ensuring Student Success.” Presented with C. Powers and T.
Terrell at WCET (Western Cooperative for Educational
Telecommunications) annual conference showcase. San
Francisco, California, November 2-5 2005.
“Bet you didn’t know we had
this at our library: Resources for your research.”
Office for Instructional Support Luncheons, Northern State
University, Aberdeen, South Dakota, January 26-27, 2005.
“The Realities of Offering
Collaborative Virtual Reference.” Paper co-presented with
Todd Quinn at Mountain Plains Library Association regional
conference Professional Forum, Denver, Colorado, October 23,
“BEER at the Library:
Beulah’s Excellent Electronic Resources.” Faculty
In-service, Northern State University, Aberdeen, South
Dakota, August 26 – 27, 2004.
“Do Virtual Librarians
Dream of Electronic Patrons?” Co-presentation with Todd
Quinn, Dakota State University, at the Virtual Reference
Desk Conference 2003, San Antonio, Texas, November 17, 2003.
Panelist, South Dakota Library Association Annual
Conference, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, October 15, 2003.
Realities: If You Build It, Will They Come?” Co-presented
with Todd Quinn, Dakota State University, at Brick and
Click Libraries: The Shape of Tomorrow, A Regional Academic
Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, Missouri,
October 10, 2003.
“Drinking from the Fire
Hose: Information Literacy and the Northern State University
Campus Initiative.” Poster session co-presented with
Jennifer Campbell, Northern State University, at the 11th
ACRL National Conference, Charlotte, North Carolina, April
“Chat Reference: The South
Dakota Experience.” Poster session presented at the 2002
MINITEX/Reference Symposium, The Changing Face of
Reference: New Spaces, New Services, New Content,
Minneapolis, Minnesota, October 14, 2002.
Professional Workshops and
Leaders, American Library Association (competitive
Mountain Plains Library
Association Leadership Institute (competitive selection),
Ghost Ranch, New Mexico, November 30 – December 5, 2004
Institute for Information Literacy, Immersion ’04,
Track II – Program Planner (competitive selection), Seattle,
Washington, July 30 – August 4, 2004
Institute for Information Literacy, Immersion ’02,
Track I – Teacher (competitive selection), Colorado Springs,
Colorado, August 2 – 7, 2002
(competitive selection), 1998
Professional Memberships and Service
Alexander Mitchell Public
Library Foundation Board, 1999-2004
President, 2002-2004; Secretary, 1999-2002
Association of College
and Research Libraries, 2001-Present
Mountain Plains Library
Northern State University
Advisory Committee, 2004-2007
Athletic Committee, 2001-2004
Parking Appeals Committee, 2001-2004
Academic Council, 2007-Present
College Development Committee, 2007-Present
Faculty Assembly Secretary,
Faculty Development Committee, 2008-present
Technology Committee, 2009-Present
South Dakota Library
Conference Local Arrangements Chair, 2009
Finance and Membership Committee, 2004
of MLS Task Force, 2003
Design Committee for software system conversion project
chair of Academic, Special and Health Libraries Section,
Exhibits Coordinator and Treasurer, 2001 Annual Conference