Meet the Librarian
Located in Larkin - office 162
1401 61st Street South
Gulfport, FL 33707
My favorite area of the law is:
Intellectual Property & Antitrust
Mon. 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (Gulfport)
Tues. 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (Gulfport)
Wed. 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (Gulfport)
Thurs. 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (Gulfport)
Fri. 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (Gulfport)
Available in Tampa on Request!
Research Areas & Publications
“Legal Research Using Google Scholar” in Google in Libraries: Uses for Patron, Student and Staff, Lanham, Maryland: Scarecrow Press, forthcoming.
“How to Manage Electronic Resources” in The Small Library Manager’s Handbook, Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield, 2014.
“The Road Oft Traveled: Collection Analysis and Development in a Modern Academic Law Library,” Collection Management, 39(2-3): 196-210. Co-authored with Elizabeth Barnes.
"Mapping the Library for Increased User Engagement," Library Hi Tech News, 31(4): 14-16.
"Making the Most of Free Legal Research: A Selected Annotated Bibliography," Reference Reviews, 28(3): 6-10.
“Put Your Library on the Map, Part 3: Surrender and Success,” AALL Spectrum, (December 2013).
“Copyrights and Fair Use in For-Profit Academic Libraries,” The Reference Librarian, 54(3) (July 2013): 220-225.
“Put Your Library on the Map, Part 2: The Waiting Game,” AALL Spectrum (May 2013).
“Put Your Library on the Map, Part 1: How to Put Your Library Floor Plan into Google Maps Floor Plans,” AALL Spectrum (October 2012). Co-authored with Robert Brammer.
Review of Publishing and the Law: Current Legal Issues, A. Bruce Strauch, Collection Management, 39(1) (January 2014): 48-50.
CALI Lesson: Updating/Validating Case Law Using Citators (Forthcoming). Co-authored with Rebecca Trammell. http://www.cali.org/lesson/858
CALI Lesson: Updating Federal and State Statutes (May 2014). Co-authored with Rebecca Trammell. http://www.cali.org/lesson/584
CALI Lesson: Florida Legal Research - Primary Authority (May 2014). Co-authored with Rebecca Trammell. http://www.cali.org/lesson/1284
CALI Lesson: Plagiarism – Keeping out of Trouble (March 2014). Co-authored with Rebecca Trammell. http://www.cali.org/lesson/1119
Copyrights: Past and Present (Pathfinder) (December 2010).
Survey of Cybercrime Law in Idaho (May 2009). Co-authored with Craig Shamburg, Chandler Hodge, and Aaron Johnson, with the CyberScience Laboratory.
Presentations & Workshops Conducted
"The Importance of Being Free" shotgun session at the Charleston Conference in Charleston, South Carolina, scheduled for November 2014.
"Walking the Fine Line: Copyright Implications for Digital Scholarship" presentation at the Florida Association of College and Research Libraries Fall Program in Orlando, Florida, October 24, 2014.
"ERM: To Infinity and Beyond!" poster presentation with Whitney Curtis at the AALL Annual Conference in San Antonio, Texas, July 12-15, 2014.
“ERM: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly” panel presentation with Lindsey Bray, Whitney Curtis, and Ruth Smith at the IUG Conference in Detroit, Michigan, May 8, 2014.
“ERM, Party of One? Managing Electronic Resources in a Small Academic Library” presentation at ER&L Conference in Austin, Texas, March 18, 2014.
“Copyrights and Fair Use: Walking the Fine Line” workshop for faculty at Stetson University in DeLand, Florida, January 7, 2014.
“The Road Oft Traveled: Collection Analysis and Development in a Modern Academic Law Library” presentation with Elizabeth Barnes at the Charleston Conference in Charleston, South Carolina, November 8, 2013.
Put Your Library on the Map!
Poster presented at the Florida Association of College and Research Libraries Fall Program in Saint Petersburg, Florida, October 18, 2013.
Presentation at the Library E-Resources and Emerging Technologies Summit, August 1, 2013.
Poster presented at the AALL Annual Conference in Seattle, Washington, July 12-17, 2013.
Graduate, Leadership Institute for Academic Librarians
Master of Arts, Library and Information Science
University of South Florida
University of Dayton School of Law
Bachelor of Arts, English
If you are looking for checklists from my 2014 ER&L presentation, please contact me!