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Introduction to College Research Part 2

Meet Your Librarians

 

   

Lead Librarian for BELS

Subject Librarian for:

Anthropology, Education & Human Development, Communication/Journalism, English, English as a Second Language, Fire Science, Library Science, Modern Language, Philosophy, Psychology, Sign Language, and Speech.

Lead Librarian for TEAM 

Subject Librarian for:

Arts & Humanities, Automotive Technology Child Development & Family Studies, Dance, Drafting, Drama, Engineering, History, LET, Machining, Math, Music, Theater, and Visual Communications and Welding.

 

 

Angela Colmenares | Reference Librarian / Associate Professor | 936-273-7091 | Office: F-136

Education: MSLS, University of North Texas; MEd, University of Houston; BA, English, University of Houston; AA, Lone Star College System 

Experience:

2014 - Present | Reference Librarian/Associate Professor at Lone Star College-Montgomery

2012 - 2014 | Instruction Librarian/Assistant Professor at Sam Houston State University

2009 - 2011 | Circulation Specialist III at Lone Star College-Montgomery Library

2006 - 2009 | Adjunct English Professor at Lone Star College System

Publications and Presentations:

Cassidy, E., Colmenares, A., Jones, G., Manolowitz, T., Shen, L., & Vieira. S. (2014). Higher Education and Emerging Technologies: Shifting Trends in Student Usage. Journal of Academic Librarianship 40(2). 124-133.

Cassidy, E., Colmenares, A., & Martinez, M. (2014). So text me -- maybe: A rubric assessment of librarian behavior in SMS reference services. Reference & User Services Quarterly 53(4). 300-312.

Colmenares, A. (2013). Noodlers in Missouri: Fishing for identity in a rural subculture. [Book Review]. The Journal of American Culture, 36(3), pp.251–252. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jacc.12038.

Colmenares, A. (2013). The modern vampire and human identity [Book Review].  The Journal of American Culture, 36(4), pp.402–403. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jacc.12094.

Colmenares, A. (2014). The time of our lives: “Dirty Dancing” and popular culture [Book Review]. The Journal of American Culture, 37(2), pp.259–260. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jacc.12206.

Colmenares, A. & Cassidy, E. (2014). Making Tenure: A Model for Collaborative Publishing. Presented at American Library Association Annual Conference in Las Vegas, NV. Available at http://ala14.ala.org/node/14599

Colmenares, A., Campbell, D. Ramin, L., & Hill, V. (2014). Embedding Librarians in Virtual Communities. Presented at American Library Association Annual Conference in Las Vegas, NV. Available at http://ala14.ala.org/node/14271

Colmenares, A. (2014). Technology for Flipping the Classroom. ACRL Instruction Section Tips and Trends. Available at: http://www.ala.org/acrl/sites/ala.org/acrl 

 

   

 

 

 

 

 

Lead Librarian for BASS

Subject Librarian for:

Accounting, Administrative Services, Business, Computer Information Technology, Criminal Justice, Economics, Geography & Land Surveying, Government, Human Services, Management, Marketing, Political Science, Law, and Sociology.

Lead Librarian for NASH

Subject Librarian for:

Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Emergency Medical Services, Geology, Kinesiology, Nursing, Pharmacy Technology, Physical Therapy, Physics, and Radiology Technology.

 

 

Melissa Heselmeyer | Reference Librarian / Associate Professor | 936-273-7020 | Office: F-135

Education: MSLS & MS, University of North Texas; BS, Criminal Justice, Sam Houston State University

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 Library

2010 - 2011 | Library Specialist II, Texas A&M University Library

 

 

 

Sarah Palacios-Wilhelm | Dean of Academic Support | Phone: 936-273-7393 | Office: F-164

Education: MEd, The George Washtington University; MS, Library and Information Science, University of Illinois; BA, Philosophy, The George Washington University

Experience: 

2014 - Present | 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