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 for: Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Emergency Medical Services, Engineering, Geology, Kinesiology, Nursing, Pharmacy Technology, Physical Therapy, Physics, and Radiology Technology.
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
| Reference Librarian/Associate Professor | 936.273.7490 | Office: F-142
Subject Librarian for: Anthropology, Communication/Journalism, Criminal Justice, English, English as a Second Language, Fire Science, Human Services, Law, Library Science, Modern Language, Philosophy, Psychology, Sign Language, Sociology and Speech.
2014 - Present | Reference Librarian / Associate Professor, Lone Star College-Montgomery
2012 - 2014 | Instruction Librarian / Assistant Professor, Sam Houston State University
2009 - 2011 | Circulation Specialist III, Lone Star College-Montgomery
2006 - 2009 | Adjunct English Professor, 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
Cole Williamson | Reference Librarian/Associate Professor | 936.273.7091 | Office: F-135
Education: MS Library Science, University of North Texas; BA, History, University of Houston
Subject Librarian for: Subject Librarian for: Accounting, Administrative Services, Business, Computer Information Technology, Economics, Geography, Government, History, Land Surveying, Management, Marketing, and Political Science.
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
Monica 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 for: Arts & Humanities, Automotive Technology, Child Development & Family Studies, Dance, Drafting, Drama, Education & Human Development, Live Entertainment Technology, Machining, Math, Music, Theater, Visual Communications, and Welding.
2018 - Present | Reference Librarian / Assistant Professor, Lone Star College-Montgomery
2015 - 2017 | Part-time Reference Librarian, Lone Star College-Montgomery
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
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