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“Value and Impact: Making Progress Toward Strengthening the Future of ALA and Libraries,” American Libraries, June 2018.

“Hope, Power, Action: Despite Funding Victories, Advocacy Challenges Remain,” American Libraries, May 2018.

“Fight for School Libraries: Student Success Depends on Them,” American Libraries, March 2018.

“Tying Up the Lion: Advancing Collaboration With Key Organizations,” American Libraries, January 2018.

“A Library Disaster Relief Strategy: Your Thoughts Needed,” American Libraries, November 2017.

“Our Shared Responsibility: Working Together for Advocacy,” American Libraries, September 2017.

“Leaders in the Library: Building on the Libraries Transform Campaign,” American Libraries, July 2017.

"Foreword" to Teaching Technology in Libraries: Creative Ideas for Training Staff, Patrons and Students, Carol Smallwood and Lura Sandborn (editors), Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2017, pp. 1-2.

"Balance is Everything," The Hill, Washington, DC, 21 February 2017.

"Preserving the Born-Digital Record: Many More Questions Than Answers,"  American Libraries Supplement, June 2015, pp. 30-33.

"Still "Choosing Our Futures":  How Many Apples in the Seed?" College and Research Libraries, V. 76, March 2015, pp. 310-315.

"2CUL: A Case Study in Research Library Shared Staffing," Library Consortia: Models for Collaboration and Sustainability. Valerie Horton and Greg Provevitz (editors), Chicago, Amerian Library Association, 2015, pp. 157-164. (with Anne Kenney)

"A New Age of Reason for Academic Libraries," College and Research Libraries, v. 75, September 2014, pp. 612-615.

"Will Researchers In 2020 Still Need Libraries?' in NIG 6.0: Ein Magazin Aus Gegebenen Anlass, Deutsche National Bibliothek, April 2014, pp. 19-21.

"Foreword" to Twenty-First Century Access Services: On the Front Line of Academic Librarianship, Michael J. Krasviski and Trevor A. Dawes, Chicago: Association of College and Research Libraries, 2013, pp. v-vii.

"The Integration of Libraries and Academic Computing at Columbia: New Opportunities For Internal and External Collaboration," Journal of Library Administration, v. 52, no. 2, February/March 2012, pp. 162-71. (with Patricia Renfro)

"Opportunities For Systematic Change In the Academic Research Library: Elements Of the Post-Digital Library," Insights, v. 25, no. 1, March 2012, pp. 92-97.

"Parabiosis and Particularism: Redefining the 21st Century Collection," Libraries at Webscale, Dublin, Ohio: OCLC, pp. 48-49, 2011.

"Advancing From Kumbaya to Radical Collaboration: Redefining the Future Research Library," Journal of Library Administration, v.51, no. 1, 2011, pp. 66-76 (also appears in Transforming Research Libraries for the Global Knowledge Society, Barbara I. Dewey (editor), Oxford: Chandos Publishing, 2010, pp. 13-24).

"Prospects For Systemic Change Across Academic Libraries," EDUCAUSE Review, v. 46, March/April, 2011, pp. 10-11.

"RLG and OCLC: Combined for the Future," Weaving Libraries Into the Web: OCLC 1998-2008, New York: Taylor & Francis, 2011, pp. 26-30. (with Lizabeth Wilson, James Michalko, and Jay Jordan)

"Web 2.0: Redefining and Extending the Service Commitment of the Academic Library," Envisioning Future Academic Library Services: Initiatives, Ideas and Challenges, London: Facet Publishing, 2010, pp. 55-68. (with Damon E. Jaggars)

"The Hybridization of Library Personnel Resources: New Responsibilities Demand Staff Diversity," The Expert Library: Staffing, Sustaining, and Advancing the Academic Library In the 21st Century, Chicago: Association of College and Research Libraries, 2010, pp. v-vii.

"The Future Academic Research Library: Hope/Power/Action Through Primal Innovation and Radical Collaboration," at, as part of Academic Librarianship, Camila A. Alire and G. Edward Evans (editors), New York: Neal Schuman Publishers, 2010.

"Foreword" to Developing Library Leaders, Robert D. Stueart and Maureen Sullivan, New York: Neal-Schuman Publishers, 2010, pp. vii-viii.

"The Association of Research Libraries: History and Accomplishments Celebrating the Career of Duane Webster." portal: Libraries and the Academy, v. 9, July 2009, pp. 309-312.

"What Do Users Want? What Do Users Need? W(h)ither the Academic Research Library." Journal of Library Administration, v. 49, no. 5, 2009, pp. 1-6.

"A Lay Perspective on the Copyright Wars: A Report From the Trenches of the Section 108 Study Group," The Columbia Journal of Law and the Arts, v. 32, Winter 2009, pp. 193-205.

"From Faction to Fusion: The Columbia University Libraries as Information Services Enterprise," Convergence and Collaboration of Campus Information Services, Westport, Connecticut: Libraries Unlimited, 2008, pp. 141-149.

"Global Collaboration and the Future of the OCLC Cooperative," portal: Libraries and the Academy, v. 7, July 2007, pp. 263-271.

"Research Library Leadership Development: Creating a Best Practice," Continuing Professional Development: Pathways to Leadership in the Library and Information World, New York: K.G. Saur, 2007, pp. 152-165. (with Victoria Owen and William Garrison)

"Raised by Wolves: Integrating the New Generation of Feral Professionals Into the Academic Library," Library Journal, v. 131, 15 February 2006, pp. 42-44.

"The Research and Development Imperative in the Academic Library: Path to the Future," portal: Libraries and the Academy, v. 6, January 2006, pp.1-3.

"Creating the Digital Library: The Importance of Faculty Collaboration," Digital Library Development: The View From Kanazawa, Westport, Connecticut: Libraries Unlimited, 2006, pp. 203-212.

"Information Anarchy or Information Utopia?" Chronicle of Higher Education, 9 December 2005, pp. B23-24.

"Philosophy Begins in Wonder and Ends in Performance," Perspectives, Insights and Priorities: Seventeen Leaders Speak Freely of Librarianship, Lanham, Maryland: Scarecrow Press, 2005, pp. 99-106.

"James Neal on the Challenges of Leadership: An LA&M Exclusive Interview," Library Administration and Management, v. 19, Spring 2005, pp. 64-67. (by Gregg Sapp)

"The ReCAP Artifactual Repository Planning Project," Library Collections, Acquisitions, and Technical Services, v. 28, 2004, pp. 25-28.

"Predicting Publication Prices: Are the Old Models Still Relevant?" Library Resources and Technical Services, v. 47, no. 4, 2003, pp. 188-191. (with Pamela Bluh and J. Randolph Call)

"Organizing Information Resources for Effective Management," Organizing and Managing Information Resources on Your Campus, San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2003, pp. 29-44. (with Polly McClure)

"Reaction to Terror: Gauging the Aftermath and the Impact of USAPATRIOT Legislation," College and Research Libraries News, v. 64, no. 2, February 2003, pp. 78-79.

"Copyright is Dead . . . Long Live Copyright," American Libraries, December 2002, pp. 48-51.

"Strategies for Funding Library Preservation and Security," To Preserve and Protect: The Strategic Stewardship of Cultural Resources, Washington, DC: Library of Congress, 2002, pp. 155-160. (also appears in the Journal of Library Administration, v. 38, nos. 1/2, 2003)

"Symbiosis or Alienation: Advancing the University Press/Research Library Relationship Through Electronic Scholarly Communication,"Journal of Library Administration, v. 35, nos. 1/2, 2001, pp. 5-18.

"Raising Funds for IFLA 2001: A Case Study in Conference Resource Development," Successful Fundraising: Case Studies of Academic Libraries, Meredith Butler (editor), Washington, DC: Association of Research Libraries, 2001, pp. 111-116.

"Responding to Intellectual Property and Legal Issues," Technology-Enhanced Teaching and Learning, San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2001, pp. 65-78. (with James L. Hilton)

"The Entrepreneurial Imperative: Advancing from Incremental to Radical Change in the Academic Library," portal: Libraries and the Academy, v. 1, January 2001, pp. 1-13.

"The Fight Against UCITA," Library Journal, 15 September 2000, pp. 36-38.

"Creating the Digital Library: The Importance of Faculty Collaboration," An Overview of the Digital Library, Japan Foundation and Kanazawa Institute of Technology, 1999, pp. 3/4/1-13.

"Chaos Breeds Life: Finding Opportunities for Library Advancement During a Period of Collection Schizophrenia," Collection Development in a Digital Environment, Binghamton, NY: Haworth Information Press, 1999, pp. 3-17. (also appears in the Journal of Library Administration, v. 28, no.1, 1999)

"The Use of Electronic Scholarly Journals: Models of Analysis and Data Drawn from the Project Muse Experience at Johns Hopkins University," Technology and Scholarly Communication, Berkeley: University of California Press, 1999, pp. 250-257.

"Electronic Publishing and the Future of Library Resource Sharing,"Proceedings of the International Conference on New Missions of Academic Libraries in the 21st Century, Peking University, October 25-28, Beijing, China, Beijing: Peking University Press, 1998, pp. 35-60.

"What's Fair Game?"American Libraries, September 1998, pp. 51-54. (transcript of conversation with Patrica Schroeder on copyright and fair use)

"Copyright and Cyberspace:  A Librarian's View of the WIPO Conference," American Libraries, February 1997, pp. 34, 37.

"Electronic Scholarly Publishing: Project Muse,"  EBSCO Vantage Point, January 1997, pp. 3-5.

"College Sports and Library Fundraising," Bottom Line:  Managing Library Finances v. 10, no. 2, 1997, pp. 58-59.

"The Serials Revolution:  Vision, Innovation, Tradition," The Serials Librarian,  v. 30, no. 3/4, 1997, pp. 97-105.

"Academic Libraries: 2000 and Beyond," Library Journal, July 1996, pp. 74-76.

"The Textbook and Higher Education Libraries Program in Hungary: Summary of Library Subproject," Konyvtari Figyels (Hungarian), v. 5, no. 3, 1995, pp. 422-32.

"Responsibility Center Management and the University Library," Bottom Line:Managing Library Finances, v. 8, no. 4, 1995, pp. 17-22. (with Lynn Smith)

"The Librarian Research and Publication Imperative," Library and Information Science Research, v. 17, no. 3, 1995, pp. 199-200.

"The Follett Report:  An American Research Librarian's Perspective,"  British Journal of Academic Librarianship, v. 9, no. 1/2, 1994, pp. 116-126.

"The Virtual Library:  It's Both Virtuous and Virtuoso,"  Indiana Alumni, May/June 1994, p. 56.

Book Review of Stanton F. Biddle, Planning in the University Library in Library Quarterly, vol. 63, no. 4, 1993, pp. 541-42.

"Empowerment, Organization and Structure:  The Experience of the Indiana University Libraries," Journal of Library Administration, v. 19, no. 3/4, 1993, pp. 81-96. (with Patricia A. Steele)

"The Emerging National Information Infrastructure:  An Interview with Paul Evan Peters and Jim Neal,"  Library Administration and Management, v. 7, Fall 1993, pp. 200-207. (by Fred Heath)

"Library Budgets Demand New Paradigms of Service and Organization,"  Library Administration and Management, v. 7, Summer 1993, pp. 132-133.

"1993:  Year of the LAMA,"  Library Administration and Management, v. 7, Spring 1993, pp. 66-67.

"Human Resources Development in the Academic Library:  Challenges for the 21st Century," in Japan-U.S. Collaboration in Enhancing International Access to Scholarly Information, Tokyo:  University Academic Press, 1993, pp. 122-146.

"Human Resources Issues for the Twenty-First Century," Library Administration and Management, v. 7, Winter 1993, p. 2.

"LAMA President's Message,"  Library Administration and Management, v. 6, Fall 1992, p. 162.

The Role of the American Academic Library in International Programs,  JAI Press, 1992.  (co-editor with Bruce Bonta)

"What Presidents Should Know About the Integration of Information Technologies on Campus," HEIRAlliance Report, No. 1, 1992.  (with Thomas Ehrlich and Polley Ann McClure)

"Parting Words on Minority Enhancement and the Indiana University Plan," Multicultural Review, v. 1, July 1992, pp. 48, 88.

"The White House Conference:  The Academic Library Agenda," College and Research Libraries News, v. 10, November 1991, pp. 651-652.

"Employee Turnover and the Exit Interview," Library Trends, v. 38, Summer 1989, pp. 32-39.

"Employee Turnover in the Academic Library:  A Summary of Study Results," Library Personnel News, v. 3, Winter 1989, pp. 9-10.

"The Evolving Public/Technical Services Relationship:  New Opportunities for Staffing the Cataloging  Function," in Recruiting, Educating and Training Cataloging Librarians, Greenwood, 1989, pp. 111-119.

"The Evaluation of Automated Systems:  Complementary and Competing Perspectives," in Information-Knowledge-Evolution. Proceedings of the 44th Conference and Congress of the International Federation for Documentation, August 28-September 1, 1988, Helsinki, Elsevier, 1989, pp. 261-270.

"Evaluating Automated Systems - The User Perspective," in Automation Projects: The Evaluation Stage, ALA, 1988, pp. 54-71.

"User Support in Online Library Information Systems," in Information, Communication and Technology Transfer.  Proceedings of the 43rd Conference and Congress of the International Federation for Documentation, September 13-16, 1986, Montreal, Elsevier, 1987, pp. 277-282.

"Should Reference Librarians Tamper with the Catalog?: Reflections on the Organizational Environment," Journal of Academic Librarianship, v. 12, January 1987, pp. 348-349.

"The Flow of Human Resources:  A Turnover Agenda for Academic Librarianship," in Energies for Transition.  Proceedings of the Fourth National Conference of the Association of College and Research Libraries, April 9-12, 1986, Baltimore, Maryland, ALA, 1986, pp. 139-40.

"And the Walls Came Tumblin' Down:  Distributed Cataloging and the Public/Technical Services Relationship - The Public Services Perspective," Proceedings of the 1984 Annual Conference of the American Society for Information Science, Knowledge Industry Publications, 1984, pp. 114-116.

"The Turnover Process and the Academic Library," in Advances in Library Administration and Organization, v. 3, JAI Press, 1984, pp. 47-71.

"Library Support of Faculty Research at the Branch Campuses of a Multi-Campus "University."The Journal of Academic Librarianship, v. 9, November 1983, pp. 276-280. (with Barbara J. Smith)

"Staff Turnover and the Academic Library," in Options for the 80s:  Proceedings of the Second National Conference of the Association of College and Research Libraries, October 1-4, 1981, Minneapolis, Minnesota, JAI Press, 1982, pp. 99-106.

"The Collection Analysis Project and the Undergraduate:  The Notre Dame Experience." Ugli Newsletter (Association of College and Research Libraries, Undergraduate Librarians Discussion Group), no. 21, December 1981.

"Continuing Education:  Attitudes and Experiences of the Academic Librarian," College and Research Libraries, v. 41, March 1981, pp. 128-133.

"The American Merchant Marine Library Association:  The First Decade of Its Development 1921-1930," The American Neptune:  A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History, v. 41, January 1981, pp. 5-24.

"Bibliographic Control and Access in the University of Notre Dame Libraries: AACR-2 and the Future of the Card Catalog."  Notre Dame Report, 16 November 1979.

"Catholic Americana: A Selected Bibliography of Theses and Dissertation Completed at the University of Notre Dame, 1921-1977," Working Paper Series, Center for the Study of American Catholicism, University of Notre Dame, no. 4, Spring 1978.  (with Anna Rose Kearney)

"Book Analytics:  Pro and Con," Wisconsin Library Bulletin, v. 72, March-April 1976, pp. 69-71.