General Bibliography

Articles (by date/author)

Bement, A. L. (2007, January 5). Cyberinfrastructure: The second revolution. The Chronicle of Higher Education, pp. B5-B6.

Campbell, J. D. (2006). Changing a cultural icon: The academic library as a virtual destination. EDUCAUSE Review, 41(1), 16-30.

Chism, Nancy Van Note. "Teaching Awards: What do they Award?" The Journal of Higher Education (Columbus, Ohio) 77.4 (2006): 589-617.

The Chronicle of Higher Education (2006). The 2006-7 almanac. 53(1).

McDonald, R. H., & Thomas, C. (2006). Disconnects between library culture and millennial generation values. EDUCAUSE Quarterly, 29(4), 4-6.

Schuster, J. H., & Finkelstein, M. J. (2006). The American faculty: The restructuring of academic and work careers. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins.

Watstein, Sarah Barbara, and Eleanor Mitchell. "Do libraries matter?" Reference Services Review 34.2 (2006): 181-4.

Watstein, Sarah Barbara. "The Buzz and the reality: when the rubber hits the bibliographic services road in the University of California and what that means for the rest of us…rethinking how we  provide bibliographic services for the University of California." Reference Services Review 34.2 (2006): 193-9.

Chism, Nancy Van Note. “Evaluating approaches to faculty development in the use of learning technologies.” Journal of Faculty Development 20.1 (2004): 31-36.

Kesselman, Martin, and Sarah Barbara Watstein. "Google Scholar and libraries: point/counterpoint." Reference Services Review 33.4 (2005): 380-7.

Watstein, Sarah Barbara. "Scenario planning for the future of reference: five white papers posit the future and raise the bar for us all." Reference Services Review 31.1 (2003): 36-8.

Chism, Nancy Van Note, and Deborah J. Bickford. “Improving the environment for learning: an expanded agenda.” New Directions for Teaching and Learning 92 (Winter, 2002): 91-97.

--. “A tale of two classrooms.” New Directions for Teaching and Learning 92 (Winter 2002):  5-12.

Ghaphery, James S., Martin A. Kesselman, and Sarah B. Watstein. "Personalized Information Clients: Short Answers to Simple Questions about 'My Library' Services." Reference Services Review 29.4 (2001): 276-81.

Levine, A. (1999). How the academic profession is changing. In B. A. Pescosolido, & R. Aminzade (Eds.), The social worlds of higher education (pp. 54-58). Thousand Oaks, CA: Pine Forge Press.

Rockman, Ilene F. and Sarah B. Watstein. "Reference librarians/educators: vision of the future."Reference Librarian 66 (1999) 45-59.

Chism, Nancy Van Note, and Borbala Szabo. “How faculty development programs evaluate their services.” Journal of Staff, Program & Organizational Development 15.2 (1997-1998): 55-62.

Chism, Nancy Van Note. "Classroom Assessment Techniques: A Handbook for College Teachers." Journal of Higher Education 66.1 (1995): 108-11.

Lopez, Gilda, and Nancy Van Note Chism. "Classroom Concerns of Gay and Lesbian Students: The Invisible Minority." College Teaching 41 (1993): 97-103.

Chism, Nancy Van Note. “Teaching in a diverse environment: Knowledge and skills needed by TAs.” New Directions for Teaching and Learning (Teaching Assistant Training in the 1990s) 39 (Fall 1989) 23-36.

Monographs (published from 1990)

Shipman, Jean and Sarah Watstein, eds. Emerging Roles of Health Science Librarians. Bradford, West Yorkshire, England: Emerald, 2004.

Watstein, Sarah and John Jovanovic. Statistical Handbook on Infectious Diseases. Westport, Conn: Greenwood Press, 2003.

Watstein, Sarah and Stephen E. Stratton. The Encyclopedia of HIV and AIDS. 2nd ed. New York, NY: Facts On File, 2003.

Bickford, Deborah and Nancy Van Note Chism, eds. The Importance of Physical Space in Creating Supportive Learning Environments: New Directions for Teaching and Learning (J-B TL Single Issue Teaching and Learning).San Francisco [Calif.]: Jossey-Bass, 2002.

Chism, Nancy Van Note, N. Doug Lees, and Scott Evenbeck. Faculty Development for Teaching. Washington, DC: Association of AmericanColleges and Universities, 2002.

Watstein, Sarah Barbara, Karen Chandler and Michal Dubrowski. Slownik AIDS. Warszawa: Elma Books, 2001.

Chism, Nancy Van Note and Christine A. Stanley. Peer review of teaching: a sourcebook. Bolton, Mass.: Anker Publishing Company, 1999.

Chism, Nancy Van Note. Handbook for Instructors on the use of Electronic Class Discussion. Columbus, Ohio: Office of Faculty and TA Development, The OhioStateUniversity, 1998.

McKeachie, Wilbert James and Nancy Van Note Chism. Teaching Tips : Strategies, Research, and Theory for College and University Teachers. 9th ed. Lexington, MA: D.C. Heath, 1994.

Watstein, Sarah, et al. Formal Planning in College Libraries. Chicago, IL: Association of College and Research Libraries, 1994.

Goetsch, Lori A., Sarah Watstein, et al. On Account of Sex : An Annotated Bibliography on the Status of Women in Librarianship, 1987-1992. Metuchen, N.J: Scarecrow Press, 1993.

Border, Laura L. B. and Nancy Van Note Chism, Nancy. Teaching for Diversity. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1992.

Watstein, Sarah and Robert Anthony Laurich. AIDS and Women : A Sourcebook. Phoenix, AZ: Oryx Press, 1991.

Debate – “Be it Resolved: There will be no reference desks in large academic libraries in 2012”

A Select Reading List Prepared by Steven J. Bell and Sarah B. Watstein

Note: Practitioners and scholars continue to debate this issue as they have for decades. Their work can be found in a variety of publications targeted to diverse audiences. This list includes references to select contributions to what promises to be a continuing debate - - well into 2012 and beyond.

Abram, Stephen. Reconstructing the Reference Team: 6 Ways to Sunday. SirsiDynix OneSource November 28, 2006.

Hinojosa, S. Rethinking Reference – a True Change? Reference Librarian. 1996 (54), p. 95 – 102. (This issue is devoted to the roles of reference librarians today and in the future.)

Hisle, W. Lee. Reference Questions in the Library of the Future. Chronicle of Higher Education. September 30, 2005.

Janes, J. What is Reference For?  The Future of Reference Services Papers.  Reference and User Services Association 2002.

Jastram, I. The Reference Desk Under Fire. Pegasus Librarian.  November 12, 2006.

Landesman, M. ATG Interviews Tom Sanville. Against the Grain. September 2006. p. 56-59.

Lipow, A. G. Point-of-Need Reference Service: No Longer an Afterthought. The Future of Reference Services Papers.  Reference and User Services Association 2002.

Lipow, A. G., ed. Rethinking Reference in Academic Libraries: Proceedings and Process of Library Solutions Institute No. 2. Berkeley, CA: Library Solutions Press, 1993.
(From the Library Journal review: “This book is a mixture of papers given at the institutes on redesigning reference held at the University of California at Berkeley and Duke University in March and June of 1993; responses to those papers; notes from small group meetings at the institutes; impressions and summaries by participants; instructions on how to set up such institutes; and selected readings and bibliographies.”)

Massey-Burzio, V. “What Happens When You Eliminate the Reference Desk?" in Academic Libraries: Achieving Excellence in Higher Education; Proceedings of the Sixth National Conference of the Association of College and Research Libraries, Salt Lake City, Utah, April 12-14, 1992, edited by Thomas Kirk: 346-348.

Mathews, Brian. Practicing Pre-Emptive Reference with Student Blogs. ACRLog April 5, 2006.

Meldrem, J.A., Mardis, L.A. and Johnson, C. Redesign Your Reference Desk: Get Rid of It! Currents and convergence: Navigating the Rivers of Change: Proceedings of the 12th National Conference of the Association of College and Research Libraries. Minneapolis: Association of College and Research Libraries, 2005 (pp. 305-311).

Rettig, J. Technology, Cluelessness, Anthropology, and the Memex: The Future of Academic Reference Service. The Future of Reference Services Papers.  Reference and User Services Association 2002.

Seal, Robert A. Reference 2001: A Director’s Admonitions. Portal: Libraries and the Academy 1(2) 2001, pp.139-150.

Siess, Judith. Ditching the Reference Desk. The One-Person Library. 23(7) November, 2006.

Thomsen, E. Rethinking Reference: The Reference Librarian's Practical Guide for Surviving Constant Change (How-to-do-it manuals for librarians).

Tyckoson, D. On the Desirableness of Personal Relations between Librarians and Readers: The Past and Future of Reference Service. The Future of Reference Services Papers.  Reference and User Services Association 2002.

Vokey, S. OCULA Workshop: Reference in Academic Libraries – Virtual Reference with R. David Lankes. Schwagbag March 30, 2006.

Whitlatch, J. B. Reference Futures: Outsourcing, the Web, or Knowledge Counseling. The Future of Reference Services Papers. Reference and User Services Association 2002.