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Introduction to College Research Part 1

Meet Your Librarians

Lead Librarian for BASS

Cole Williamson | Reference Librarian/Associate Professor | 936.273.7091 | Office: F-135

EducationMS Library Science, University of North Texas; BA, History, University of Houston

Subject Librarian forSubject Librarian forAccounting, Administrative Services, Business, Computer Information Technology, Economics, Geography, Government, History, Land Surveying,  Management, Marketing, and Political Science. 

 

Professional Experience

2019 - Present | Reference Librarian / Associate Professor, Lone Star College-Montgomery

2018 - 2019 | Research & Scholarly Communication Librarian / Assistant Professor, University of Arkansas-LR

2014 - 2017 | Instruction Librarian / Assistant Professor, Sam Houston State University

2013 - 2014 | Reference / Instruction Librarian, Front Range Community College-Westminster

2011 - 2013 | Part-Time Reference Librarian, Lone Star College-Kingwood

Publications and Presentations

Mueller, K.L., Valdes, Z., Owens, E., & Williamson, C. (2019). "Where's the EASY Button? Uncovering E-Book Usability." Reference & User Services Quarterly [in press].

Cole Williamson, W. (2017). Review of Literature in the Making: A History of U. S. Literary Culture in the Long Nineteenth Century. Journal of American Culture, 40(2), 193. https://doi.org/10.1111/jacc.12724

Macheak, Carol and W. Cole Williamson. (2018, October). Faculty Incentives to Adopt OER. Open Education Symposium, Fayetteville, AR.

Book Reviews for American Reference Book Annual

 

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Lead Librarian for NaSH

Melissa Heselmeyer | Reference Librarian/Professor | 936.273.7020 | Office: F-136

Education: MS Learning Technologies & MS Library Science, University of North Texas; BS, Criminal Justice, Sam Houston State University

Subject Librarian forBiology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Emergency Medical Services, Engineering, Geology, Kinesiology, Nursing, Pharmacy Technology, Physical Therapy, Physics, and Radiology Technology. 

Professional Experience

2015 - Present | Reference Librarian/Associate Professor, Lone Star College-Montgomery

2014 - 2015 | Part-Time Reference Librarian, Lone Star College-Montgomery

2013 | Intern, Lone Star College-Montgomery Library

2011 - 2012 | Library Specialist I, Texas A&M University 

2009 - 2011 | Library Specialist II, Texas A&M University 

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Lead Librarian for TEAM

Monica CammackMonica Cammack | Reference Librarian/Associate Professor | 936.273.7487 | Office: F-144

Education: MLIS, Texas Woman's University; BS, Interdisciplinary Studies, University of Texas at Arlington

Subject Librarian forArts & Humanities, Automotive Technology, Child Development & Family Studies, Dance, Drafting, Drama, Education & Human Development, Live Entertainment Technology, Machining, Math, Music, Theater, Visual Communications, and Welding. 

Professional Experience

2018 - Present | Reference Librarian / Assistant Professor, Lone Star College-Montgomery

2015 - 2017 | Part-time Reference Librarian, Lone Star College-Montgomery

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Dean, Academic Affairs & Libraries

Sarah Palacios-Wilhelm | Dean of Academic Affairs | 936.273.7393| Office: F-164

Education: MEd, The George Washington University; MS, Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; BA, Philosophy, The George Washington University

 

Professional Experience

2016 - Present | Dean, Academic Support & Libraries, Lone Star College-Montgomery

2014 - 2016 | Director, Library, Lone Star College-Montgomery

2012 - 2014 | Reference Librarian/Associate Professor, Lone Star College-Montgomery

2009 - 2012 | Government Information Specialist, Rice University

2006 - 2008 | Reference and Instruction Librarian, The George Washington University

2001 - 2006 | Circulation and Reference Coordinator, The George Washington University

Publications and Presentations

Beers, E., Gaspar, D. & Palacios-Wilhelm, S. (2011). User Experience as Professional Development: Transforming Services Through Collaborative Assessment Contributed Paper Accepted for Presentation.  Philadelphia, PA : ACRL Annual Conference

Edwards, E. & Palacios-Wilhelm, S. (2008). Two Programs, One Service: Recursive Assessment in the Gelman Library System's IM Reference Service. Virtual Poster Session for the MARS Management of Electronic Resources and Services Committee. Anaheim, CA: ALA Annual Conference Available at:http://hdl.handle.net/1961/4532

Gaspar, D. & Palacios-Wilhelm, S. (2008). IMplementing IM @ Reference: The GW Experience In L. Cohan (Ed.) Library 2.0 Initiatives in Academic Libraries. (pp. 133-144 ) Chicago: ALA

Hodges, A. & Palacios-Wilhelm, S. (2007). Reclaiming our collaborative past: How instant messaging has brought us back together. Presented at Collaborative Virtual Reference Conference, Denver, CO

Gaspar, D., Maldonaldo, L. & Palacios-Wilhelm, S. (2006). Virtual Reference IM Chat and Beyond: Taking Reference Services Outside the Library. Presented at Computers In Libraries Conference, Washington, DC

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