Friday, November 24, 2017

GMcK Resume


GERRY MCKIERNAN

 Associate Professor

Science and Technology Librarian

Iowa State University
152 Parks
Ames IA 50011
(515) 294-9886 (W)

A. CANDIDATE INFORMATION
Education
Pratt Institute, Graduate School of Library and Information Science, Brooklyn, NY. Attended February 1978 - May 1978. Continuing Education program.

University of Illinois, Graduate School of Library Science, Urbana, IL Attended August 1974 - August 1975. M.S., Library Science.

Herbert H. Lehman College, City University of New York, Bronx, NY. Attended September 1968 - January 1973. A.B., Major: Anthropology; Minor: Linguistics.

Library Experience
Iowa State University. Library. Science and Technology Department. Ames IA. Science and Technology Librarian. Associate Professor. May 1998 – present.

Iowa State University. Library. Science and Technology Department. Ames IA. Science and Technology Librarian.  Assistant Professor. September 1997 – April 1998.

Iowa State University. Library. Reference and Instructional Services Department. Ames, IA. Science and Technology Section, Coordinator. Assistant Professor.  July 1992 – September 1997.

Iowa State University. Library. Reference Department. Ames, IA. Reference Librarian. Assistant Professor.  April 1989 - June 1992.

Iowa State University. Library. Information Services Department. Ames, IA. Information Services Librarian. Assistant Professor. April 1987-April 1989.

Carnegie Museum of Natural History. Museum Library. Pittsburgh, PA. Museum Librarian. May 1983 - April 1987.

New York Botanical Garden. Library. Bronx, NY. Assistant Librarian. August 1978 - May 1983.

Herbert H. Lehman College. Library. Bronx, NY. Adjunct Lecturer. February 1980 - May 1980.


B. SCHOLARSHIP
PUBLICATIONS
Monographs
Published
Evelyn Mathias-Mundy,  Olivia Muchena, Gerard McKiernan and Paul Mundy, Indigenous Technical Knowledge of Private Tree Management [Bibliographic essay] Ames, Iowa: Technology and Social Change Program, Iowa State University, 1992. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) contract. [OCLC 30260806]

Unpublished
A Selected Bibliography on the Establishment, History and Development of the New York Botanical Garden, Its Facilities, Programs and Staff, and Associated Organizations, Individuals and Collections. Bronx, New York: Library of the New York Botanical Garden, 1983. [OCLC 9291441].

A Selected List of Publications by Staff, Students and Associates of the New York Botanical Garden Relating to Urban Horticulture, 1895-1982. Bronx, New York: Library of the New York Botanical Garden, 1982.

Gerard McKiernan, Bob Long and the Staff of the Library of the New York Botanical Garden, A Selected Bibliography of Publications by Staff, Students and Associates of the New York Botanical Garden Relating to Economic Botany, 1895-1980. Bronx, New York: Library of the New York Botanical Garden, 1981.

Journal Articles

2005
 “WikimediaWorlds. Part I. Wikipedia,” Library Hi Tech News 22, no. 8 (September/October 2005): 46-54. Self-archived at
<http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/WMW-I.pdf>   (accessed 2 October 2008).

“GeoScienceWorldtM: A Premier Science Porta1,” Library Hi Tech News 22, no. 5 (June 2005): 26-36 Self-archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/GSW.pdf> (accessed 2 October 2008).

“Scirus®: For Scientific Information Only,” Library Hi Tech News 22, no. 3 (April 2005): 18-25. Self-archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/Scirus.pdf> (accessed 2 October 2008).

“ebrary®: A User-Centered Digital Library of Interactive Content,”  Library Hi Tech News  22, no. 1 (February 2005): 31-39. Self-archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/ebrary.pdf> (accessed 2 October 2008).

“This Just In: Web Feeds for Enhanced Library Services,” Knowledge Quest: Journal of the American Association of School Librarians 33, no. 3 (January/February 2005): 38-41. Self-archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/ThisJustIn.pdf> (accessed 2 October 2008). Invited submission. Peer reviewed.

2004
“Z as in Zillman,” Library Hi Tech News 21, no. 9 (November 2004): 25-30. Self-archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/Zillman.pdf> (accessed 2 October 2008).

“WiLSWorld 2004: Virtual Chase: In Hot Pursuit of Electronic Solutions,” Library Hi Tech News 21, no. 8 (September/October 2004): 29-31. Self-archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/WiLSWorld04.pdf> (accessed 2 October 2008). Invited submission.

“Rich Site Services: Web Feeds for Enhanced Information and Library Services,” LLRX®: Legal and Technology Articles and Resources for Librarians, Lawyers and Law Firms, September 20, 2004. Available at <http://www.llrx.com/features/richsite.htm> (accessed 2 October 2008). Invited submission.

“Open Archives Initiative Data Providers. Part III: Social Sciences and Humanities,” Library Hi Tech News 21, no. 7 (August 2004): 30-39. Self-archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/OAI-DP-III.pdf> (accessed 2 October 2008).

“Open Archives [Initiative] Data Providers. Part II: Science and Technology,” Library Hi Tech News 21, no. 5 (June 2004): 22-30. Self-archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/OAI-DP-II.pdf > (accessed 2 October 2008).

 “Peer Review in the Internet Age: Five (5) Easy Pieces,” Against the Grain 16, no. 3 (June 2004): 50, 52-55. Self-archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/FiveEasyPieces.pdf> (access 2 October 2008). Invited submission. Peer reviewed.

“Gaining Independence with E-Print Archives and OAI: Report on the 2nd Workshop on the Open Archives Initiative, October 17-19, 2002, CERN, Geneva, Switzerland,” Journal of Internet Cataloging 6, no. 3 (2003) [2004]: 35-52. Self-archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/OAI-WS-02.pdf>   (accessed 2 October 2008).

 “Open Archives Initiative Data Providers. Part I: General,” Library Hi Tech News 21, no. 3 (April 2004): 11-19. Self–archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/OAI-DP-I.pdf> (accessed 2 October 2008).

“esp@cenet®: Europe’s Network of Patent Databases,” Science & Technology Libraries 22, nos. 1/2 (2002) [2004]: 57-88 Self-archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/esp@cenet.pdf> (accessed 2 October 2008). Invited submission. Peer reviewed.

“Open Archives Initiative Service Providers. Part III: General,” Library Hi Tech News 21, no. 1 (January/February 2004): 23-46. Self-archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/OAI-SP-III.pdf> (accessed 2 October 2008).

2003
“New Age Navigation: Innovative Information Interfaces for Electronic Journals,” The Serials Librarian 45, no. 2 (2003): 87-123. Self-archived at
<http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/NewAge.pdf> (accessed 2 October 2008). Invited submission.

“Open Archives Initiative Service Providers. Part II: Social Sciences and Humanities,” Library Hi Tech News 20, no. 10 (December 2003): 24-31. Self-archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/OAI-SP-II.pdf> (accessed 2 October 2008).

“Open Archives Initiative Service Providers. Part I: Science and Technology,” Library Hi Tech News 20, no. 9 (November 2003): 30-38. Self-archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/OAI-SP-I.pdf> (accessed 2 October 2008).

“Invisible Hand(s): Quality Assurance in the Age of Author Self-Archiving,” Jekyll.comm: International Journal on Science Communication no. 6 (September 2003). Available at <http://jekyll.comm.sissa.it/commenti/foc06_01_eng.pdf> (accessed 2 October 2008); PowerPoint version self-archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/Hands.ppt> (accessed 2 October 2008). Invited submission. Peer reviewed.

 “Scholar-based Innovations in Publishing. Part III: Organizational and National Initiatives,” Library Hi Tech News 20, no. 5 (June 2003): 15-23. Self-archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/ScholarBased-III.pdf> (accessed 2 October 2008).

“Scholar-based Innovations in Publishing. Part II: Library and Professional Initiatives,” Library Hi Tech News 20, no. 3 (April 2003): 19-27. Self-archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/ScholarBased-II.pdf> (accessed 2 October 2008).

 “Scholar-based Innovations in Publishing. Part I: Individual and Institutional Initiatives,” Library Hi Tech News 20, no. 2 (March 2003): 19-26. Self-archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/ScholarBased-I.pdf> (accessed 2 October 2008).

“EnergyFiles: The Virtual Library of Energy Science and Technology,” Library Hi Tech News 20, no. 1 (January/February 2003): 30-36. Self-archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/EnergyFiles.pdf> (accessed 2 October 2008).

2002
“E is for Everything: The Extra-Ordinary, Evolutionary [E-]Journal,” The Serials Librarian 41, nos. 3-4 (Spring 2002): 293-321. Self-archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/Eis4.pdf> (accessed 2 October 2008). Invited submission.

“Web-based Journal Manuscript Management and Peer-Review Systems and Services,” Library Hi Tech News 19, no. 7 (August 2002): 31-43. Self-archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/PeerSoft.pdf> (accessed 2 October 2008).

 “Library Database Advisors - Emerging Innovative Augmented Digital Library Services,” Library Hi Tech News 19, no. 4 (May 2002): 27-33. Self-archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/LDBA.pdf> (accessed 2 October 2008).

 “TheScientificWorld: An Integrated, Scholarly Knowledge Network,” Library Hi Tech News 19, no. 2 (March 2002): 21-29. Self-archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/TSW.pdf> (accessed 2 October 2008).

2001
“Perspectives in Electronic Publishing: An Open Access-Dynamic-Virtual Electronic Journal,” Library Hi Tech News 18, no. 9 (2001): 19-26. Self-archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/PeP.pdf>  (accessed 2 October 2008).

 “The Internet Journal of Chemistry: A Premier Eclectic Journal,” Library Hi Tech News 18, no. 8 (2001): 27-35. Self-archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/IJC.pdf> (accessed 2 October 2008).

“The NASA Astrophysics Data System Abstract Service: Astronomy,” Library Hi Tech News 18, no. 7 (2001): 30-38. Self-archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/NADSASA.pdf> (accessed 2 October 2008).
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“eConf: The SLAC Electronic Conference Proceedings Archive,” Library Hi Tech News 18, no. 5 (2001): 16-23. Self-archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/eCONF.pdf> (accessed 2 October 2008). Recognized as ‘Best Paper’ in Library Hi Tech News for 2001.

 “RePEc: An Open Library for Economics,” Library Hi Tech News 18, no. 3 (2001): 21-31. Self-archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/RePEc.pdf> (accessed 2 October 2008).
2000
“arXiv.org: The Los Alamos National Laboratory e-Print Server,” International Journal on Grey Literature 1, no. 3 (2000): 127-138. Self-archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/arXiv.org.pdf> (accessed 2 October 2008).

 “Information Technology Road Maps: A Bibliographic Database Pilot Project,” International Journal on Grey Literature 1, no. 2 (2000): 82-86. Self-archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/RoadMaps.pdf> (accessed 2 October 2008).

“ResearchIndex: Autonomous Citation Indexing on the Web,” International Journal on Grey Literature 1, no. 1 (2000): 41-46. Self-archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/ResearchIndex.pdf> (accessed 2 October 2008).

1999
“Embedded Multimedia in Electronic Journals,” Multimedia and Information Technology 25, no. 4 (November 1999): 338-343. Self-archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/Embed.pdf> (accessed 1 October 2008). Invited submission.

1998
“ABCD: Agent-based Collection Development,” Serials 11, no. 3 (November 1998): 237-240. Self-archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/ABCD.pdf> (accessed 1 October 2008). >Invited submission.

 “As The World (Wide Web) Turns: Resources at Iowa State,” D-Lib Magazine (July/August 1998). Available at <http://www.dlib.org/dlib/july98/07clips.html#GERRY>  (accessed 1 October 2008).
Invited submission.

“Beyond Bookmarks: A Review of Frameworks, Features, and Functionalities” Internet Reference Services Quarterly 3, no. 1 (1998): 69-82.
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1997
“Hand-Made in Iowa: Organizing the Web Along the Lincoln Highway,” D-Lib Magazine (February 1997). Available at <http://www.dlib.org/dlib/february97/02mckiernan.html> (accessed 1 May 2005). Invited submission.

“Automated Categorization of Web Resources:  A Profile of Selected Projects, Research, Products, and Services,” New Review of Information Networking 2 (1997): 15-40. Invited submission.

“The New/Old World Wide Web Order: The Application of 'Neo-Conventional' Functionality to Facilitate Access and Use of a WWW Database of Science and Technology Resources,” Journal of Internet Cataloging 1, no.1 (1997): 47-55. Self-archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/NewOld.pdf> (accessed 2 October 2008).

1996
“The Once and Future Library,” Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship 13 (Fall 1996/ Winter1997). Available at <http://www.library.ucsb.edu/istl/96-fall/mckiernan.html> (accessed 2 October  2008). Invited submission. Peer reviewed.
 
“Desktop Delivery: A Science and Technology Virtual Reference Library,” Internet Trends Watch for Libraries 1, no. 4 (September/October 1996). Self-archived at 
<http://www.public.iastate.edu/~CYBERSTACKS/ITW.htm> (accessed 2 October 2008). Invited submission.

“Information Visualisation: the World Wide Web Gets Really Graphical!,” Intelligence: The Magazine of the Information Age, Special Edition (1997 Guide to the Internet) (December 1996): 116-118. Invited submission.

1995
“CyberStacks(sm): A ‘Library‑Organized’ Virtual Science and Technology Reference Collection,” D‑Lib Magazine (December 1995). Available at
<http://www.dlib.org/dlib/december95/briefings/12cyber.html>. (accessed 2 October 2008). Invited submission.

1990
Indigenous Resource Exploitation,” CIKARD News 2, no. 4 (November 1990): 1-2.

“Preserving the Wisdom of the Ages,” Garden 14, no 5 (September/October 1990): 10-15.

“Our Common Bond: Indigenous Knowledge and the Conservation of Plant Genetic Resources,” CIKARD News 2, no. 3 (August 1990): 1-2.

 “The CIKARD Documentation Unit and Library of Indigenous Knowledge,” CIKARD News 2, no. 2 (May 1990): 1-2.

“Information and Development,” CIKARD News 2, no. 1 (February 1990): 1-2.

1985
“Destiny of John James Audubon,” Carnegie Magazine 57, no. 6 (March/April 1985): 16-17,19-22.

1984
Thomas A. Zanoni, Charles R. Long and Gerard McKiernan, “Bibliografia de la Flora y de la Vegetación de la Isla Española” [Bibliography of the flora and vegetation of the island of Hispaniola], Moscosoa 3 (1984): 1-61.

1979
“Wildflower Watercolors on Exhibit,” Garden (NYBG Regional) 3, no. 6 (November - December 1979): 2-3.

Columns

 “SCI-5: SciTech Social Networking Sites,” Science & Technology Libraries 28, no. 3 (2008): 271-284. Self-archived at

2007
“News from the Field,” Journal of Internet Cataloging 7, no. 3/4 (2004/2005) [2007]: 101-121. Self-archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/NEWSv7n3.pdf> (accessed on 2 October 2008).

 “News from the Field,” Journal of Internet Cataloging 7, no. 2 (2004) [2007]: 61-79. Self-archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/NEWSv7n2.pdf> (accessed 2 October 2008).

2005

“SCI-5: Bibliometrics, Cybermetrics, Informetrics, and Scientometrics Sites and Sources,” Science & Technology Libraries 26, no. 2 (2005): 107-115. Self-archived at

“SCI-5: State Academies of Science Web Sites,” Science & Technology Libraries 26, no. 1 (2005): 109-11. Self-archived at

“SCI-5: Science and Technology Wikis,” Science & Technology Libraries 25, no. 4 (2005): 103-113. Self-archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/Sci5Wikis.pdf> (accessed 2 October 2008).

2004
“News from the Field,” Journal of Internet Cataloging 6, no. 4 (2003) [2004]: 87-107. Self-archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/NEWSv6n4.pdf> (accessed 2 October 2008).

“News from the Field,” Journal of Internet Cataloging 6, no. 3 (2003) [2004]: 61-80. Self-archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/NEWSv6n3.pdf> (accessed 2 October 2008).

“SCI-5: Ecological and Environmental Data,” Science & Technology Libraries 23, no. 4 (2003) [2004]: 95-104. Self-archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/EcoData.pdf> (accessed 2 October 2008).

“SCI-5: OAI Service Providers,” Science & Technology Libraries 23, no. 1 (2002) [2004]: 87-98. Self-archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/OAISP.pdf>(accessed 2 October 2008).

“SCI-5: Scholar-based Initiatives in Publishing,” Science & Technology Libraries 22, nos. 3/4 (2002) [2004]: 181-191. Self-archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/SBI.pdf> (accessed 2 October 2008).

“SCI-5: Free International Web-based Patent Sites,” Science & Technology Libraries 22, nos. 1/2 (2001) [2004]: 175-185. Self-archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/FIP.pdf> (accessed 2 October 2008).

2003
“News from the Field,” Journal of Internet Cataloging 6, no. 2 (2003): 91-110. Self-archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/NEWSv6n2.pdf> (accessed 2 October 2008).

“News from the Field,” Journal of Internet Cataloging 6, no. 1 (2003): 55-71. Self-archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/NEWSv6n1.pdf> (accessed 2 October 2008).

“SCI-5: New Age E-Journals, Indexes, and Services,” Science & Technology Libraries 21, no. 3/4 (2001) [2003]: 223-233. Self-archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/EJIS.pdf> (accessed 2 October 2008).

2002
“News from the Field,” Journal of Internet Cataloging 5, no. 3 (2002): 79-95. Self-archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/NEWSv5n3.pdf>  (accessed 2 October 2008).

“News from the Field,” Journal of Internet Cataloging 5, no. 2 (2002): 67-87. Self-archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/NEWSv5n2.pdf> (accessed 2 October 2008).

“News from the Field,” Journal of Internet Cataloging 5, no. 1 (2002): 81-98. Self-archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/NEWSv5n1.pdf> (accessed 2 October 2008).

“SCI-5: The Hidden Web,” Science & Technology Libraries 20, no. 4 (2001) [2002]: 65-74. Self-archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/HiddenWeb.pdf> (accessed 2 October 2008)

 “SCI-5: E-Print Servers,” Science & Technology Libraries 20, no. 2/3 (2001) [2002]: 149-158. Self-archived at < http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/E-PrintServers.pdf> (accessed 2 October 2008).

2000
“News from the Field,” Journal of Internet Cataloging 3, no. 4 (2000): 69-87. Self-archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/NEWSv3n4.pdf> (accessed 2 October 2008).

1999
“News from the Field,” Journal of Internet Cataloging 2, no. 2 (1999): 51-72. Self-archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/NEWSv2n2.pdf> (accessed 1 May 2005).

News from the Field,” Journal of Internet Cataloging 1, no. 4 (1999): 59-79. Self-archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/NEWSv1n4.pdf> (accessed 1 May 2005).

1998
“News from the Field,” Journal of Internet Cataloging 1, no. 3 (1998): 71-82.  Self-archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/NEWSv1n3.pdf> (accessed 2 October  2005).

1997
“News from the Field,” Journal of Internet Cataloging 1, no. 2 (1997): 65-73. Self-archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/NEWSv1n2.pdf> (accessed 2 October 2008).
Book Chapters
2004
“Open Access and Retrieval: Liberating the Scholarly Literature.” In E-Serials Collection Management: Transitions, Trends, and Technicalities, edited by David C. Fowler, 197-220. New York: Haworth Information Press, 2004. Self-archived at: <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/Open.pdf> (accessed 2 October 2008). Invited submission.

1995
D. Michael Warren and Gerard McKiernan, “CIKARD: A Global Approach to Documenting Indigenous Knowledge for Development.” In Indigenous Knowledge Systems: The Cultural Dimension of Development, ed. D. M. Warren, L. J. Slikkerveer, and David Brokensha (London: Intermediate Technology Publications, 1995),  426-434. Invited submission. Peer reviewed.

1989
”The CIKARD International Documentation Unit and Library of Indigenous Knowledge for Agriculture and Rural Development.” In Indigenous Knowledge Systems: Implications for Agriculture and International Development, ed. D. M. Warren, L. Jan Slikkerveer, and S. O. Titilola (Ames, Iowa: Technology and Social Change Program, Iowa State University, 1989), 86-89. Invited submission. Peer reviewed.

EXHIBITS AND PERFORMANCES
During the Fall 2003 semester, developed and implemented a series of activities to commemorate the centennial of the Wright Brothers flight of December 17, 1903, notably a public exhibit on the centennial flight and associated library education programs (e.g., Database of the Month, Reference Books of the Month, Featured Leisure Reading etc.)
2002
“…The Times They Are A-Changin’: Political Protests – Iowa State University – May 1970 : A Photographic Essay and Oral History. Prepared and organized by Michelle Christian and Gerry McKiernan (August 2002). Available at <http://www.lib.iastate.edu/spcl/exhibits/timesachangin/home.htm> (accessed 2 October 2008).
1985
Mr. Carnegie’s Museum. Origin and Development of Museums. CMNH Gallery, Carnegie Museum of Natural History, November 1985 - December 1986.

The Destiny of John James Audubon. Changing Exhibits Gallery, Carnegie Museum of Natural History, February 1985 - May 1985. Initiated, prepared and co-coordinated major temporary exhibit commemorating the 200th anniversary of the birth of John James Audubon, the wildlife artist.

ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHIERS AND BOOK REVIEWS
Annotated Bibliography
1978
Desert Gardening: Desert Plants and Their Cultivation: An Annotated Bibliography (Lisle, Illinois: Council on Botanical and Horticultural Libraries, The Morton Arboretum., 1978). [OCLC 3909264].

Book Reviews

2002
Organizing Audiovisual and Electronic Resources for Access: A Cataloging Guide by Ingrid Hsieh Yee. Journal of Internet Cataloging 5, no. 2 (2002): 60-63. Self-archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/OrgAV.pdf> (accessed 2 October 2008).

The Organization of Information by Arlene G. Taylor. Journal of Internet Cataloging 5, no. 1 (2002): 77-80. Self-archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/OrgInfo.pdf>  (accessed 2 October 2008).

2000
The Library and Information Professional’s Guide to the World Wide Web by Alan Poulter, Gwyneth Tseng, and Goff Sargent. The Serials Librarian 39, no.1 (2000): 145-147. Self-archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/LibInfoGuide.pdf> (accessed 2 October 2008).

1992
CD-ROM Local Area Networks: A User’s Guide, edited by Norman Desmarias. CD-ROM Professional 5, no 1 (January 1992): 136-137.

1991
Ethnoveterinary Medicine: An Annotated Bibliography, by Evelyn Mathias-Mundy and Constance McCorkle. Agriculture and Human Values 8, no. 1/2 (Winter/Spring 1991): 180-181.
1990
Akan Arts and Aesthetics: Elements of Change in a Ghanaian Indigenous Knowledge System, edited by D. Michael Warren. CIKARD News 2, no. 4 (November 1990): 10.

Amish Agriculture in Iowa: Indigenous Knowledge for Sustainable Small-Farm Systems, by Rhonda Lou Yoder. CIKARD News 2, no. 4 (November 1990): 9-10.

Biological Diversity and Innovations: Conserving and Utilizing Genetic Resources in Kenya, by Calestous Juma, CIKARD News 2, no. 4 (November 1990): 7-8.

Economics of Incorporating Indigenous Knowledge Systems into Agricultural Development: A Model and Analytical Framework, by S. Oguntungi Titilola. CIKARD News 2, no. 4 (November 1990): 10.

Farmer Participation in Research for Sustainable Agriculture: A Conference Sponsored by the Arkansas/Oklahoma Sustainable Agriculture Network, edited by Julie Rogers. CIKARD News 1, no. 3 (August 1990): 8-9.

Indigenous Soil Classification in Northern Province of Zambia: Preliminary Report, edited by Carol Kerven. CIKARD News 1, no. 3 (August 1990): 7.

Indigenous Soil Classification in Semi-Arid Tropical India, by Karen Ann Dvorak. CIKARD News 2, no. 3 (August 1990): 3.

Technology Systems for Small Farmers: Issues and Options, edited by Abbas M. Kesseba. CIKARD News 2, no. 3 (August 1990): 8.

Community Forestry: Herder’s Decision-Making in Natural Resource Management in Arid and Semi-Arid Africa. by Maryam Niamir.  CIKARD News 2, no. 2 (May 1990):7-8.

Ethnographic Decision Tree Modeling, by Christina H. Gladwin. CIKARD News 2, no. 2 (May 1990):  9.

Methods of Participatory Technology Development: Theoretical and Practical Implications, by Johan van der Kamp and Peter Schuthof. CIKARD News 2, no. 2 (May 1990): 8.

340 Abstracts on Farmer Participatory Research, by Kojo Amanor. CIKARD News 2, no. 1 (February 1990): 8.

Environmentally-Sound Small-Scale Forestry Projects, by Peter Ffolliott and John L. Thames. CIKARD News 2, no. 1 (February 1990.): 8.

Famine Early Warning Systems: Victims and Destitution, by Peter Walker, CIKARD News 1, no. 2 (February 1990): 8-9

Lost Crops of the Incas: Little-Known Plants of the Andes with Promise for Worldwide Cultivation, Ad Hoc Panel of the Advisory Committee on Technology Innovation, Board on Science and Technology for International Development, National Research Council. CIKARD News 2, no. 1 (February 1990): 7.

Participatory Technology Development in Ecologically-Oriented Agriculture: Some Approaches and Tools, by Ann Waters-Bayer. CIKARD News 2, no. 1 (February 1990): 7-8.
1989
Case Studies of Indigenous Soil and Land Classification in North Province, by Carol Kerven and Patrick Sikana, CIKARD News 1, no. 3 (August 1989): 7.

Enduring Seeds: Native American Agriculture and Wild Plant Conservation, by Gary Paul Nabhan, CIKARD News 1, no. 4 (November 1989): 8-9.

Phytopractices in Tropical Regions: A Preliminary Survey of Traditional Crop Improvement Techniques, by Yildez Aumeeruddy and Florence Pinglo. CIKARD News 1, no. 3 (August 1989): 6.

Third World Women in Agriculture: An Annotated Bibliography, by Shelly Kessler, CIKARD News 1, no. 3 (August 1989): 6-7.

Understanding Traditional Agriculture: Bibliography for Developmentworkers, by Hans Carlier. CIKARD News 1, no. 4 (November 1989): 8.

WEB SITE REVIEWS
2004
Project Euclid: Mathematics and Statistics Journals,” The Charleston Advisor 6, no 1 (July 2004): 24-31, 35-37. Self-archived at
<http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/ProjectEuclid.pdf> (accessed 4 October 2008). Peer reviewed.

 “TranStats: The Intermodal Transportation Database,” The Charleston Advisor: Critical Reviews of Web Products 5, no. 3 (January 2004): 28-31, 35-41. Self-archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/TranStats.pdf> (accessed 4 October 2008). Peer reviewed.
2003
 “Science.gov,” The Charleston Advisor: Critical Reviews of Web Products 5, no. 2 (October 2003): 37-46. Self-archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/Science.gov.pdf> (accessed 4 October 2008). Peer reviewed

2002
 “Energy Citations Database,” The Charleston Advisor: Critical Reviews of Web Products 4, no. 2 (July 2002): 25-35. Self-archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/EnergyCitations.pdf>  (accessed 4 October 2008). Peer reviewed.

INVITED PRESENTATIONS

2008
 “The Wiki: An Environment for Scholarly Conversation and Publishing.” Presentation delivered at Science in the 21st Century: Science, Society, and Information, September 9, 2008, Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, Waterloo, Canada. Self-archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/Science21StCentury2008.ppt>  (4 October 2008). Webcast available at <http://pirsa.org/08090056/> [Flash Presentation] (accessed 4 October 2008).

 “Disruptive Scholarship: An Idea Whose Time Has Come | Re(Use) / Re(Mix) / Re(New).” Presentation delivered at Transforming Practice for An Authentic Future, 3rd International Conference on Plagiarism, June 25, 2008, Northumbria University, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England. Keynote. Director’ Cut version self-archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/IPC2008-DC.ppt>  (accessed 4 October 2008).

 “ESC-Net: A Model Organizational Social Network” Presentation delivered at the Monthly Meeting, May 1, 2008, Iowa State University, Engineering Staff Council, 114 Marston,  Ames, Iowa.  Self-archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/ESC-Net.ppt> (accessed 4 October 2008).

“Facebook for Libraries & Networks.” Workshop presented at Innovative Change:  Integrating High Tech With High Touch, the 23rd Computers in Libraries 2008, April 10, 2008, 9 AM – Noon, Hyatt Regency Crystal City, Arlington, Virginia. Abstract available at <http://www.infotoday.com/CIL2008/day.asp?day=Thursday#session_19> (accessed 4 October 2008).

“People Are The Bioeconomy: Social Media For Engaged Information Conversations,” Presentation delivered at Engineering The Transition to the Bioeconomy: Information Resources, 235th American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition, April 6, 2008, Marriott Convention Center, Blaine Kern D, New Orleans, Louisiana. Self-archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/NoSilos.ppt>  (4 October 2008).

 “SCLEC-Net: A Model Online Social Consortial Network,” Presentation delivered at the Statewide California Electronic Library Consortium SCLEC Colloquium III, March 5, 2008, Loyola Marymount University, University Hall Auditorium, Los Angeles, California. Self-archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/SCLEC-Net.ppt>    (4 October 2008).

2007
“Facebook 101: An Introduction to Online Social Networking and Its Potential for Education,” Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching, Learning Technologies Workshop series, October 23, 2007, Iowa State University, Morrill Hall, Ames, Iowa. Self-archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/Facebook101.ppt>  (accessed 4 October 2008).

2006

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2005

“Wikis: Conversational Technologies for Community Collaboration,” Presentation delivered at Wikis for Collaboration, Sharing and Learning, November 3, 2005, Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching, Teaching and Learning Workshop Series, Iowa State University, Communications Building. Self-archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/CELT2005.ppt>   (accessed 4 October 2008).


 “Wikis: Disruptive Technologies for Dynamic Possibilities,” Presentation delivered at Digital Libraries à la Carte: Choices for the Future, August 23, 2005, Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands. Self-archived at

“Open Access: An Idea Whose Time Has Come,” Presentation delivered at The Role of Open Access Publishing in Science, May 15, 2005, a preconference held prior to Globalization of Information: Agriculture at the Crossroads, the XIth IAALD World Congress/USAIN Biennial Conference 2005, Radisson Plaza Hotel, Lexington, Kentucky. Self-archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/IAALD.ppt>   (accessed 4 October 2008).

“Seize the E: Web Feeds for Extended Educational Information Services,” Presentation delivered at E2: Emerging Educational Technology Event, May 9, 2005Iowa State University, Howe Hall Atrium. Self-archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/E2.ppt>  (accessed 4 October 2008).

Web Feeds from Computer Programming Sites and Sources.” Presentation delivered at the Central Iowa Delphi Users Group Monthly Meeting, January 20, 2005, Iowa Bankers Association, Johnston, Iowa.  Self-archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/CIDUG.ppt> (accessed 4 October 2008).

2004
Seize the Feed: Content Syndication for Enhanced Governmental Information Services.” Presentation delivered at the Federal Library and Information Center Committee (FLICC), Content Management Working Group, Brown Bag Session, October 18, 2004, Library of Congress, Madison Building, <http://www.loc.gov/flicc/ma/2004/ma0437.pdf> (accessed 4 October 2008). Self-archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/SeizeTheFeed.ppt> (accessed 14 October 2008).
“Open Content and Access for Digital Scholarship.” Presentation delivered at WiLSWorld 2004: The Virtual Chase: In Hot Pursuit of Electronic Solutions, July 27, 2004, University of Wisconsin, Pyle Center, Madison. Self-archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/OpenContent.ppt> (accessed 4 October 2008).

2003
 “Scholar-based Innovations in Publishing.” Presentation for a panel session sponsored by the Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) Scholarly Communications Discussion Group at the Annual Meeting of the American Library Association, June 23, 2003, Toronto, Canada. Self-archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/ScholarBased.ppt> (accessed 4 October 2008).

“Web-based Journal Manuscript Management and Peer-Review Software and Systems.” Presentation delivered at the Workshop on Peer Review in the Age of Open Archives, May 24, 2003, International School for Advanced Studies, Trieste, Italy. Self-archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/PeerSoft.ppt>  (accessed 4 October 2008).

“Alternative Peer Review: Quality Management for 21st Century Scholarship.” Presentation delivered at the Workshop on Peer Review in the Age of Open Archives, May 23, 2003, International School for Advanced Studies, Trieste, Italy. Self-archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/APR.ppt> (accessed 4 October 2008).

2002
“IDEALS: Emerging Innovative Augmented Digital Library Services.”  Presentation delivered at WiLSWorld 2002: A Brave New World ... The Worldwide Community, August 1, 2002, University of Wisconsin, Madison. Self-archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/IDEALS.ppt> (accessed 4 October 2008).

“eProfiles: Innovative Information Systems and Services.” Presentation delivered at WiLSWorld 2002: A Brave New World ... The Worldwide Community, University of Wisconsin, Madison, July 31, 2002. Self-archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/eProfiles.ppt> (accessed 4 October 2008).

“Seize the E!: The Eclectic Journal and Its Ramifications.” Presentation delivered at Transforming Serials: The Revolution Continues, The Seventeenth Annual Conference of the North American Serials Interest Group (NASIG), June 22, 2002, Williamsburg, Virginia. Self-archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/SeizeTheE.ppt> (accessed 4 October 2008).

2001
“E is for Everything: The Extra-Ordinary, Evolutionary [e-] Journal.” PowerPoint presentation given at WiLSWorld 2001: The Future’s So Bright, July 27, 2001, University of Wisconsin, Madison. Self-archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/Eis4.ppt> (accessed 4 October 2008).

“The Once and Future [e-] Journal.” PowerPoint presentation given at Electronic Journals and Libraries, Michigan Library Consortium, East Lansing, April 26, 2001. Self-archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/Once.ppt>  (accessed 4 October 2008).

2000
“Library Classification Systems as Metadata Schemes for Organizing Web Resources.” Presentation delivered at the Fourth Open Forum on Metadata Registries, January 21, 2000, La Fonda Hotel, Santa Fe, New Mexico.

1999
“Morning Becomes Electric: Post-Modern Scholarly Information Access, Organization, and Navigation.” Presentation delivered at Is the Real Revolution Just Beginning?, the Annual Meeting of the Society for Scholarly Publishing,  Plenary Session 2: A View on Tomorrow, June 11, 1999, Westin Copley Place, Boston, Massachusetts.

1998
 “Points of View: Conventional and ‘Neo-Conventional’ Access and Navigation in Digital Collections.” Presentation delivered at the XVI Colloquium on Library Science Research, August 5-7, 1998, National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), University Center for Library Science Research (CUIS), Mexico City, Mexico

“Sensory Information Navigation,” Presentation delivered at the American Library Association, Library and Information Technology Association, Artificial Intelligence/Expert Systems Interest Group and Human-Machine Interface Interest Group, Conference Program, Knowledge Visualization: A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words, June 29, 1998, Annual Meeting of the American Library Association, Washington, D.C.                             

“On the Road to Omega | From Here to Infinity.” Presentation delivered at the American Library Association, Library and Information Technology Association and Association for Library Collections and Technical Services Authority Control in the Online Environment Interest Group, Conference Program, Metadata and Authority Control, June 28, 1998, Annual Meeting of the American Library Association, Washington, D.C.                 Selected recorded program [OCLC 39666897].

“New Age Relationships: Next Generation Subject Structures and Information Systems.” Presentation prepared and delivered at American Library Association, Association for Library Collections and Technical Services, Cataloging and Classification Section, Subject Analysis Committee, Subcommittee to Promote Subject Relationships/Reference Structures Meeting, June 27, 1998, Annual Meeting of the American Library Association, Washington, D.C.

1996
“CyberStacks(sm): A Model for Organizing World Wide Web Resources (WWW) in the Humanities and Social Sciences.” Presentation delivered at Virtual Libraries: The Present and The Future, April 3-4, 1996, M. I. Rudomino Library for Foreign Literature, Moscow, Russian Federation.

“Seeing is Believing: Visual Browsing for Information Retrieval.” Demonstration presented at Visualizing Subject Access for 21st Century Information Resources: The Annual Clinic on Library Applications of Data Processing, March 2-4, 1996, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

“CyberStacks(sm): A 'Library-Organized' Digital Science and Technology Reference Collection.” Presentation delivered at the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) Science and Technology Database Discussion Group, January 20, 1996, Mid-Winter Meeting of the American Library Association, San Antonio, Texas,. Featured presentation.

“CyberStacks(sm): A 'Library-Organized' Virtual Collection of Science and Technology World Wide Web (WWW) Resources.” Panelist for How to Organize Internet Resources, a featured program of the Library and Information Technology Association (LITA) Internet Interest Group, January 20, 1996, Mid-Winter Meeting of the American Library Association, San Antonio, Texas.

1995
“Introduction to the Internet: World Wide Web (WWW) Resources in Agriculture and Rural Communities.” Presentation and workshop prepared for Linkages among Farming Systems and Communities, North American Symposium, Association for Farming Systems Research/Extension (AFSR/E), November 5, 1995, Iowa State University Library, Ames, Iowa. Organizer and presenter.


1990
“Our Common Bond: Indigenous Knowledge and the Conservation of Plant Genetic Resources. Paper presented at International Symposium on the Origins and Development of Agriculture in East Africa, May 7-10, 1990, University of Leiden, The Netherlands.

1989
“Documenting Indigenous Knowledge for International Development.” Lecture presented at the Society for International Development, ISU Chapter Meeting, May 2, 1989, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa.

Olivia Muchena, Eric Vanek, and Gerard McKiernan, Indigenous Knowledge in Agriculture and Its Incorporation into Agricultural Education, Doctoral Seminar Series, Agricultural Education Department, April 19, 1989, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa,

“Establishing a Global Network of Regional and National Indigenous Knowledge Resource Centers,” Lecture presented at CIKARD Seminar Series, April 13, 1989, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa
SELECTED PRESENTATIONS

2008
“A Face(book) In The Crowd: Online Social Networks for Engaged Learning” Presentation delivered at the Spring Library Seminar Series, April 23, 2008, Iowa State University, Library Seminar Room, 192 Parks,  Ames, Iowa. Self-archived at

Being There: Using Social Networking Services For Engaged Library Instruction,” Selected presentation delivered at Using Social Networking To Teach Chemistry, 235th American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition, April 7, 2008, Hilton New Orleans Riverside, Oak Alley, New Orleans, Louisiana. Self-archived at

 “Online Social Networks: Swiss Army Information Tools,” Selected presentation delivered at Transformation of Library Services in the Digital Age, 235th American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition, April 6, 2008, Marriott Convention Center, Blaine Kern C, New Orleans, Louisiana. Self-archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/SwissArmyInfoTools.ppt>  (4 October 2008).

2007
“In Your Face(book) Social Networking Sites for Engaged Library Services,” Presentation delivered at LITA National Forum 2007, October 4-7, 2007, Marriott Denver City Center, Denver, Colorado. Self-archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/LITANationalForum2007.ppt>  (4 October 2008).
2006
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2005
“Web Feeds: The Greatest Thing Since Sliced Bread!,” Selected PowerPoint presentation given at the LITA National Forum 2005:  The Ubiquitous Web: Personalization, Portability, and On-line Collaboration, October 1, 2005, San Jose Marriott Hotel, San José, California. Self-archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/LITAForum2005.ppt>   (accessed 4 October 2008.

 “Quality Assurance in the Age of Author Self-Archiving,” PowerPoint presentation given at Current and Convergence: Navigating the Rivers of Change, the 12th ACRL National Conference, April 9, 2005, Minneapolis Convention Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Self-archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/ACRL2005.ppt>   (4 October 2008). One of 44 selected papers from 221 submissions.

2003
“New Age Navigation: Innovative E-Journal Interfaces.” Presentation delivered at Internet Librarian 2003, Nothing But Net, November 3, 2003,Monterey Convention Center, DeAnza III, Monterey, California,. Self-archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/NewAgeIL.ppt> (accessed 4 October 2008); Director’s Cut self-archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/NewAge.ppt> (accessed 4 October 2008). Presentation also published in Internet Librarian 2003: Collected Presentations, comps. Carol Nixon and Jennifer Burmood (Medford, N.J: Information Today, 2003), 213-238.

2000
“Morning Becomes Electric: Post-Modern Scholarly Information Access, Organization, and Navigation.” Presentation delivered at Academic and Research Libraries: Working with the Constancy of Change, the 2000 ILA/ACRL 2000 Spring Conference, May 12, 2000, Iowa State University, Scheman Building, Ames, Iowa.

1998
“PostModern Digital Cataloging: Conventional and ‘Neo-Conventional’ Control, Access, and Navigation in Digital Collections.” Presentation delivered at the Iowa State University Library Faculty Monthly Meeting, November 17, 1998, Parks Library, Ames, Iowa.

1997
“New Age OPACS: Prototypes and Possibilities.” Presentation delivered at Iowa Library Association/Association of College and Research Libraries (ILA/ACRL) Spring Meeting, April 25, 1997, University of Iowa, Iowa City.

“Give Them What They Want: Participatory Development of a WWW Database Collection.” Presentation delivered at The Information Frontier: Linking People and Resources in a Changing World, USAIN/IAALD Joint Conference, April 3-5, 1997, Tucson, Arizona.

“A Digital Library for the Distant Learner.” Presentation delivered at Distance Learning:  Making History, the 4th Iowa Distance Learning Association (IDLA) Conference, February 27, 1997, Iowa State University, Scheman Building, Ames, Iowa.

1996
“Organizing WWW Information,” Presentation delivered at the World Wide Web Seminar Series, Seminar Track 3, February 19 and February 28, 1996, Iowa State University, Durham Center for Computation and Communication, Ames, Iowa.

1995
“Participatory Development of a World Wide Web (WWW) Science and Technology Internet Database.” Presentation delivered at EDUCOM’96‑ Information Technology: Transcending Traditional Boundaries, Track 7 (Boundaries and Barriers), Discussion Session, October 9, 1996, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania,.

1991
“The Tip of the Iceberg: The Nature and Structure of Indigenous and Commercial Knowledge Systems.” Presentation delivered at the Symposium on Indigenous Knowledge and Development, Annual Meeting of the Central States Anthropological Association, March 21, 1991, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa.

“Establishment of an International Documentation Center and Library of Indigenous Knowledge for Agriculture and Rural Development. Paper presented at Symposium on The Role of Indigenous Knowledge for International Development, Annual Meeting of the Central States Anthropological Association, March 10, 1989.University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana.

“There's No Place Like Home: Indigenous Knowledge and In Situ Conservation of Plant Genetic Resources.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Iowa Academy of Science, Anthropology Section, April 21, 1990, Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa.

CONFERENCE PAPERS
2005
“Quality Assurance in the Age of Author Self-Archiving.” In Currents and Convergence:
Navigating the Rivers of Change: Proceedings of the Twelfth National Conference of the Association of College and Research Libraries April 7-10, 2005, Minneapolis, Minnesota
, ed. Hugh A. Thompson. Chicago: Association of College and Research Libraries, 2005, 190-195. Available at <
http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/acrl/acrlevents/mckiernan05.pdf> (accessed 4 October 2008).

2003
“Seize the E!: The Eclectic Journal and Its Ramifications,” The Serials Librarian 44, no. 1-2 (2003): 91-113. Self-archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/SeizeTheE.pdf> (accessed 4 October 2008).

2000
“Puntos de Vista: Acceso y Navegación Conventionales y ‘Neoconventionales’ en Colecciones Digitales.” In Internet, Metadatos y Acceso a la Información en Bibliotecas y Redes en la era Electrónica, comp. Filiberto Felipe Martínez Arellano. Lina Escalona Ríos. México, D.F.: Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, 2000, 49-69.

1999
 “Points of View: Conventional and ‘Neo-Conventional’ Access and Navigation in Digital Collections,” Journal of Internet Cataloging 2, no. 1 (1999):23-41. Self-archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/PointsOfView.pdf> (accessed 4 October 2008).

1997
“Give Them What They Want: Participatory Development of a WWW Database Collection,” Quarterly Bulletin of the International Association of Agricultural Information Specialists 42, nos. 3/4 (1997):270-277.

1996
“CyberRef(sm): A ‘Universally-Available’ Technology Reference Collection,” IATUL Proceedings (New Series) 6. Available at < http://www.iatul.org/conference/proceedings/vol06/papers/full/gerry.html > (accessed 4 October 2008).

“CyberStacks(sm): A ‘Library-Organized’ Virtual Science and Technology Reference Collection.” In Information Revolution: Pathway to the 21st Century, Professional Papers from the 87th Annual Conference of the Special Libraries Association, June 8-13, 1996, Boston, Massachusetts. Washington, D.C.: Special Libraries Association, 1996, 45-49. One of eleven selected papers.

“Build It and They Will Come: A Case Study of the Creation, Development and Refinement of an Organized Database of Internet Resources in Science and Technology.” In The Digital Revolution: Assessing the Impact on Business, Education, and Social Structures, Proceedings of the ASIS Mid-Year Meeting, San Diego, California, May 18-22, 1996, ed. G. Whitney. Medford, New Jersey: Information Today, Inc, 1996, 284-297.

“Casting the Net: The Development of a Resource Collection for an Internet Database.” In Untangling the Web: Proceedings of the Conference sponsored by the Librarians Association of the University of California, Santa Barbara and Friends of the UCSB Library, University Center, University of California, Santa Barbara, April 26, 1996, ed. Andrea L. Duda. Available at <http://www.library.ucsb.edu/untangle/mckiernan.html>   (accessed 4  October 2008).

Gerry McKiernan and Andy Ames, two-dimensional limitations / 3 D possibilities - CyberStacks(sm): An Alternative Model for Selecting | Organizing | Presenting | Accessing WWW Resources.” In Proceedings of the OCLC Internet Cataloging Colloquium [Dublin, Ohio]: OCLC Online Computer Library Center, Inc., 1996. One of six  Position Papers selected for the OCLC Internet Cataloging Project Colloquium, January 19, 1996 held during the Midwinter Meeting of the American Library Association, San Antonio, Texas.  Available at

“Parallel Universe: The Organization of Information Elements and Access in a World Wide Web (WWW) Virtual Library” In Knowledge Organization and Change: Proceedings of the Fourth International ISKO Conference, 15-18, July, Washington, DC, USA, ed. R. Green. Frankfurt/Main: INDEKS Verlag, 1996, 254-260.

1991
“Our Common Bond: Indigenous Knowledge and the Conservation of Plant Genetic Resources.” In Origins and Development of Agriculture in East Africa: The Ethnosystems Approach to the Study of Early Food Production in Kenya, ed. by R. E. Leakey and L. J. Slikkerveer .Ames, Iowa: Technology and Social Change Program, Iowa State University, 1991, 241-245.

CONFERENCE POSTERS
1996
“CyberRef(sm): A Model for a Virtual Medical Reference Collection.” Electronic poster presented at MLA’96 The Information Frontier, the Annual Meeting of the Medical Library Association, June 2 and 4, 1996. XXXX, Kansas City, Missouri, One of ten selected electronic posters.

1992
“CIKARD: Documenting the Diversity of Human Knowledge.” Sixth National Association of College and Research Libraries, XXXX, April 13, 1992, Salt Lake City, Utah. One of thirty-one selected posters.

1991
“CIKARD: Documenting Indigenous Knowledge for International Development.” Third National Conference on Librarians and International Development, April 28-30, 1991, Oregon State University, XXXX, Corvallis, Oregon.

MISCELLANEOUS PRESENTATIONS
2005
“The House of Sand and Blog: Weblogs for Library Extension,” Panelist for Blogs in Academia: A Panel Discussion held at the E2: Emerging Educational Technology Event, May 9, 2005, Iowa State University, Howe Hall Atrium,. Program available at

Gerry McKiernan, “Seize the E: Web Feeds for Extended Educational Information Services,” PowerPoint presentation delivered at the E2: Emerging Educational Technology Event, Iowa State University, Howe Hall Atrium,  May 9, 2005. Self-archived a:< http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/E2.ppt>  (accessed 4 October 2008).

1996
Libraries, People, and Change: A Research Forum on Digital Libraries, 1996 Allerton Institute, October 27-29, 1996, Allerton Park and Conference Center, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign,. Selected participant.

“New Media Centers: Lessons Learned and Challenges Met,” presented by Jacqueline Brown, Princeton University and Chair, Board of Directors, New Media Centers, EDUCOM’96‑ Information Technology: Transcending Traditional Boundaries, Track 7 (Boundaries and Barriers), Concurrent  Session, October 10, 1996, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Invited moderator.

1992
 “Role of the Coordinator as Team Leader in Implementing the Changing Roles in Reference and Instructional Services.” Interview presentation for position as Coordinator, Science and Technology Section, Reference Department, Iowa State University Library, Ames, Iowa, May 11, 1992.

1991
 “A Five-Year Plan for Organizing, Developing and Funding a Natural Resources Research Library.” Interview presentation for position as Library Head, Quinney Natural Resources Research Library, College of Natural Resources, Utah State University, Logan, Utah, November 21, 1991.

“Strategies for Making the Veterinary Medical Library a Partner in Instruction and Research in the College of Veterinary Medicine.” Interview presentation for position as Veterinary Medical Librarian, Iowa State University Library, July 26, 1991.

Famine Mitigation Planning Workshop, May 20-May 23, 1991, USAID, Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance, USDA, and the University of Arizona, Office of Arid Land Studies, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona,. Invited representative.

1990
United States Agricultural Information Network (USAIN) Meeting, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, November 7-9, 1990. Invited participant and discussant on National Agricultural Text-Digitizing Project (NATDP).

National Agricultural Text-Digitizing Advisory Panel Meeting, XXXX, Chicago, Illinois, June 22, 1990. Invited discussant.

REPORTS
2004
Maureen Hyland-Carver, Jeanne Boydston, Gerry McKiernan, and Sandy Peterson, Serials Holdings Standards Subgroup [Recommendations] to Serials Holdings Revision Working Group (SHORE), Iowa  State University Library, n.d. [June 2004?]. 16 pp.

1999
Preliminary Recommendation for Electronic Indexes and Abstracts [Report of Electronic Resources Review Task Force], November 17, 1999, Iowa State University Library. 5 pages and Access database appendix.

Kathy Highland, Gerry McKiernan, Jane Meyer, and Wayne Pedersen, Photoduplication Services Review Task Force Final Report, April 13, 1999. Submitted to David J. Gregory, Interim Associate Director for Public Services and Collections, Iowa State University Library, 24 pages and 5 appendices.

1997
Traugott Koch and Michael Day, The Role of Classification Schemes in Internet Resource Description and Discovery. DESIRE (Development of a European Service for Information on Research and Education) Report, RE1004, May 14 1997. Original report available at <http://www.ukoln.ac.uk/metadata/desire/classification/> (accessed 5 October 2008). One of two invited reviewers.

1996
Gerry McKiernan, Jim Cole, Kris Gerhard, and Laurel Kristick. OCLC WebZ Out-Of-The-Box Interface for OCLC/Elsevier Project, Outline of Available and Desired Features and Functionalities, Summer 1996, Iowa State University Library.

1992
[Gerard McKiernan and Diana Shonrock], “Field Experience with Demonstration Disks.” In National Agricultural Text-Digitizing Project: Toward the Electronic Library, Report of the Pilot Project, Phases 1-2, 1986-1992, Nancy L. Eaton and Pamela Q. J. Andre. [Ames, Iowa.]: [Iowa State University, Parks Library?, 1992),  28-36. Summary of national demonstration project evaluation.

Evaluation Report on the Usefulness and Acceptability of the FirstSearch Service by Selected Library and Non-Library Faculty, Students and Staff, November 30, 1992. Report to Eleanor R. Mathews, Head, Reference and Instructional Services Department, Iowa State University Library. 9 pages and 6 Appendices.

1990
Gerard McKiernan and Diana Shonrock, Agent Orange Software and Database Evaluation Materials (National Agricultural Text-Digitizing Project), September 1990. Iowa State University Library. National demonstration project evaluation.

Gerard McKiernan and Diana Shonrock, Acid Rain Software and Database Evaluation Materials (National Agricultural Text-Digitizing Project), May 1990. Iowa State University Library. National demonstration project evaluation.

1988
Recommendations for the Reorganization and Cataloging of the Collection of the Library of the Federal Home Loan Bank Board of Des Moines ([Ames, Iowa], 1988). Consultant report.
1986
Union List of Serials for the Library of the Carnegie Museum of Natural History and the Library of the Academy of Natural Sciences. Dublin, Ohio: OCLC, Inc., 1986. Product of a Library Services and Construction Act (LSCA), Title III (Interlibrary Cooperation) grant for a cooperative union list project between two major natural history libraries. Prepared and submitted grant proposal. Served as project director and manager.

WEB BIBLIOGRAPHIES

2005
RSS(sm): Rich Site Services. General Bibliography

General Bibliography is a companion to RSS(sm): Rich Site Services
< http://www.public.iastate.edu/~CYBERSTACKS/RSS.htm> is a categorized registry of library services that are delivered or provided through RSS/XML, Atom, or other types of Web feeds. RSS is an initialism for RDF Site Summary / Rich Site Summary / Really Simple Syndication. In general, for each entry, the home institution library is listed, as is a hotlinked entry for the item

SandBox (sm). WikiBibliography

WikiBibliography is a companion resource to SandBox(sm): Wiki Applications and Uses <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~CYBERSTACKS/SandBox.htm> (accessed 5 October 2008) , a planned categorized registry of select applications and uses of wikis..

WEB REGISTERIES
All That JAS: Journal Abbreviation Sources
All That JAS: Journal Abbreviation Sources is a registry of Web resources that list or provide access to the full title of journal abbreviations (accessed 5 October 2008)

B-Feeds(sm): Web Feeds for Books and Monographs  [http://www.public.iastate.edu/~CYBERSTACKS/B-Feeds.htm] (accessed 5 October 2008)

B-Feeds(sm): Web Feeds for Books and Monographs is a categorized registry of sites that offer RSS/XML, Atom, or other Web feeds, to compilations, directories, lists, reviews, or other relevant sources for/or about academic or scholarly books or monographic works. B-Feeds(sm) is a companion to eFeeds(sm), a registry devoted to electronic journals that offer Web feeds.
Beyond Bookmarks: Schemes for Organizing the Web [http://www.public.iastate.edu/~CYBERSTACKS/CTW.htm] (accessed 5 October 2008)

Beyond Bookmarks: Schemes for Organizing the Web is a clearinghouse of World Wide Web sites that have applied or adopted standard classification schemes or controlled vocabularies to organize or provide enhanced access to Internet resources.
The Big Picture(sm): Visual Browsing in Web and non-Web Databases [http://www.public.iastate.edu/~CYBERSTACKS/BigPic.htm]
For consideration for inclusion in this clearinghouse, I am interested in learning of projects, research, products and services that have applied Information Visualization to organizing, accessing and displaying resources within Web and non-Web databases.

CyberStacks(sm)
[http://www.public.iastate.edu/~CYBERSTACKS/]( accessed 5 October 2008)

CyberStacks(sm) is a centralized, integrated, and unified collection of significant World Wide Web (WWW) and other Internet resources categorized using the Library of Congress classification scheme. All of the selected resources in CyberStacks(sm) are full-text, hypertext, or, hypermedia, and of a research or scholarly nature.

eFeeds(sm): Web Feeds for Web Feeds from Electronic Journals [http://www.public.iastate.edu/~CYBERSTACKS/eFeeds.htm] (accessed 5 October 2008)
eFeeds(sm): Web Feeds from Electronic Journals is a categorized registry of electronic journals that offer RSS/XML, Atom, or other Web feeds. Publisher-specific and vendor Web feeds are categorized in a separate category.
EJI(sm): A Registry of Innovative E-Journal Features, Functionalities, and Content [http://www.public.iastate.edu/~CYBERSTACKS/EJI.htm] (accessed 5 October 2008)

EJI(sm): A Registry of Innovative E-Journal Features, Functionalities, and Content is a categorized registry of electronic journals, journal services, or 'knowledge environments' that offer or provide innovative or novel access, organization, or navigational features, functionalities, or content.

Just-in-Time (sm): Electronic Article Delivery Services [http://www.public.iastate.edu/~CYBERSTACKS/Just.htm] (accessed 5 October 2008)

Just-In-Time (sm): Electronic Article Delivery Services is a clearinghouse of projects, research, products and services which are investigating or provide desktop access, on a 'As Needed' basis, to individual journal, magazine, newspaper, or other serial publication article, chapter, or paper for which an individual or institution does not have a formal subscription. Entries have been organized in categories that characterize the scope of service and within each arranged alphabetically by the name of the service, project, or publisher.

IDEALS(sm):A Registry of Emerging Innovative Augmented Digital Library Services [http://www.public.iastate.edu/~CYBERSTACKS/IDEALS.htm] (accessed 5 October 2008)

IDEALS(sm) is a categorized registry of emerging innovative library services that enhance patron access, use, or manipulation of information resources made available by a library or similar organizational unit within a digital framework.

LiveRef(sm): A Registry of Real-Time Digital Reference Services [http://www.public.iastate.edu/~CYBERSTACKS/LiveRef.htm] (accessed 5 October 2008)

LiveRef(sm): A Registry of Real-Time Digital Reference Services is a categorized listing of libraries that offer real-time Library reference or information services using chat software, live interactive communications utilities, call center management software, Web contact center software, bulletin board services, or related Internet technologies.

M-Bed(sm): Embedded Multimedia Electronic Journals [http://www.public.iastate.edu/~CYBERSTACKS/M-Bed.htm] (accessed 5 October 2008)

M-Bed(sm): A Registry of Embedded Multimedia Electronic Journals is a registry of electronic journals that have integrated multimedia within the text of their associated articles. Common types of multimedia include audio and video files as well as two-dimensional and 3-D models, and supplemental datasets.

The Next WAVe(sm): Auditory Browsing in Web and non-Web Databases [http://www.public.iastate.edu/~CYBERSTACKS/Wave.htm] (accessed 5 October 2008)

The Next WAVe(sm): Auditory Browsing in Web and non-Web Databases is a clearinghouse of projects, research, products and services that describe or apply auditory interfaces, displays or interactive technologies to enhance use and access to Web and selected non-Web databases.

Onion Patch(sm): New Age Public Access Systems [http://www.public.iastate.edu/~CYBERSTACKS/Onion.htm] (accessed 5 October 2008)

Onion Patch(sm): New Age Public Access Systems is a clearinghouse devoted to projects, research, products and services that support or demonstrate alternative approaches to Second Generation OPACs and other current online public catalogs and indexes.

Project Aristotle(sm): Automated Categorization of Web Resources

Project Aristotle(sm): Automated Categorization of Web Resources is a clearinghouse of projects, research, products and services that are investigating or which demonstrate the automated categorization, classification or organization of Web resources. A working bibliography of key and significant reports, papers and articles, is also provided. Projects and associated publications have been arranged by the name of the university, corporation, or other organization with which the principal investigator of a project is affiliated.

RSS(sm): Rich Site Services

RSS(sm): Rich Site Services is a registry is a categorized registry of library services that are delivered or provided through RSS/XML feeds. RSS is an initialism for RDF Site Summary / Rich Site Summary / Really Simple Syndication. For each entry, a hotlink is provided, when available, to a RSS (and/or XML) link for the item, or to an information page that provides a subsequent link.

SELECT WEBLOGS
2008
CrowdSource: The Power The People
[http://crowdsourcepower.blogspot.com/] (accessed 5 October 2008)

CrowdSource is devoted to documenting community-based contributions and potential solutions to any and all economic, scientific, social, and technological issues, problems, and situations, primarily via, but not limited to, a digital environment

Information Literacy and Web 2.0
[http://infolitweb20.blogspot.com/] (accessed 5 October 2008)

Information Literacy and Web 2.0 is devoted to learning and teaching challenges and opportunities associated with the development of Information Literacy in the Web 2.0 Environment.

Student As Scholar
[http://student-as-scholar.blogspot.com/] (accessed 5 October 2008)

Student As Scholar is devoted to documenting relevant literature that supports the view that : "Undergraduate education should adopt the “Student as Scholar” Model throughout the curriculum, where scholar is conceived in terms of an attitude, an intellectual posture, and a frame of mind derived from the best traditions of an engaged liberal arts education."

2007
Friends: Social Networking Sites for Engaged Library Services
[http://onlinesocialnetworks.blogspot.com/] (accessed 5 October 2008)

Friends is devoted to the use of online social networking sites for any and all types of library-related programs or services

Scholarship 2.0: An Idea Whose Time Has Come
[http://scholarship20.blogspot.com/] (accessed 5 October 2008)

Scholarship 2.0 is devoted to describing and documenting the forms, facets, and features of alternative Web-based scholarly publishing philosophies and practices. The variety of old and new metrics available for assessing the impact, significance, and value of Web-based scholarship is of particular interest.

SciTechNet(sm): Science and Technology Social Networking Services
[http://scitechnet.blogspot.com/] (accessed 5 October 2008)
SciTechNet(sm) is devoted to describing and documenting online social networking services in the Sciences and Technology.
2005
Disruptive Scholarship
Disruptive Scholarship is a personal research blog devoted to speculation on the potential of the Wiki as the future framework, venue, and environment for preparing, reviewing, publishing, accessing scholarly work, notably manuscripts, articles, journals, and monographs.

Theoretical Librarian
Theoretical Librarian, is a personal and professional blog, and includes announcements of past, present, and future personal publications and presentations as well as postings on current and emerging technologies and their actual and potential application for enhanced information and library services.

SELECT FACEBOOK GROUPS

Chemical-Information-Sources-SNS                            
Classroom Instruction in Facebook               
Course Management Systems in Facebook   
Crowdsource: The Power of The People
Digital Reference in Facebook                                  
Distance Education in Facebook                   
Facebook 2.0                                                  
Facebook Information Groups (FIG)            
FacebookAppsForLibraries                          
FacebookLibrarians@ALA
Information Commons in Facebook              
Learning Communities in Facebook
LibAds(s)
LibGuides | In Facebook                                
Librarian/Recruit/Librarian                              
LibraryJobs-STM
Open Source Social Networking Software/Sites
RefWorksFacebookAppFunctions                            
Scholarship 2.0          
Science-And-Technology-Information-Sources-SNS
SciFinder Scholar                               
SciTech Librarians                             
SciTech Libraries
Sensory Information Navigation (SIN)
Student As Scholar || Scholar As Student
                                   

C. AREAS OF POSITION RESPONSIBILTIES AND ACTIVITIES

1. TEACHING
TEACHING ASSIGNMENTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Course-Related Instruction

Animal Ecology 580 (Research Methods in Animal Ecology)
Biochemistry and Biophysics 581/681 (Seminar)
Chemical Engineering 406 (Environmental Chemodynamics) (Instruction Commons) (Fall 2004)
Education 550
Industrial Technology and Education 360 (Total Quality Improvement) (Instruction Commons)
Industrial Technology and Education 410 (Facility Planning) (Instruction Commons)
Industrial Technology and Education 615 (Graduate Seminar)
Mechanical Engineering 270 (Introduction to Mechanical Engineering Design) (Instruction Commons)
Mechanical Engineering 325 (Machine Design) (Instruction Commons) (Fall 2004).
Mechanical Engineering 332/530 (Engineering Thermodynamics) (Fall 2004).

Library Open House
DataPalooza: An Electronic Learning Festival [Library Open House], Participant, March 2003, October 2003, October 2004

Orientations
New Graduate Student Orientation (YEARS)
New Faculty Orientation (YEARS)

Special Audiences
Cy-Tag (Talented and Gifted Middle School students)
International Women in Science and Engineering (IWISE)
Science Bound (At-Risk Des Moines High School students)
VEISHEA Presentations and Workshops, Surf the Net: Cruise the Information Superhighway, VEISHEA Weekend, 1995, 1996, 1997.

SERVICE ON MASTERS AND DOCTORAL COMMITTEES
Masters Thesis Committee, Roman Pawluk, Graduate Student, Anthropology, Auxiliary Member, 1990- 1995.

GRANT ACTIVITY
Under the leadership of Professor Loren Zachary, Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Programs, College of Engineering, contributed to the framework of a project design and prepared sections for a grant proposal titled “A Standards-Based Digital Collection for K-12 Technology and Engineering Education” that was submitted to the National Science Foundation (NSF), Science, Mathematics, Engineering, and Technology Education (SMETE) program. 2001. Not funded.

STN/Chemical Abstracts Service, Online Teaching Partnership Program. Proposal for participation. Prepared and submitted proposal to establish Iowa State University as a regional training center for user education of Chemical Abstracts and other STN database. Not selected.

2. Research/Creative Activities

Grant Activity

Internal

Funded
Foreign Travel Grant, Iowa State University, Faculty Senate, Committee on Professional Development. To deliver presentations at the Workshop on Peer Review in the Age of Open Archives, International School for Advanced Studies, Trieste, Italy, May 23-24, 2003 (http://www.sissa.it/~marco/ws.html). $ XXX.

McKiernan, Gerard, D. Michael Warren and James P. Vary, Enhancement of A Virtual World Wide Web (WWW) Reference Library for International Scholars in Science and Technology and the Social Sciences and the Humanities, Iowa State University, Internationalization/Globalization Program, Council on International Programs, September 16, 1996. Funded for July 1, 1996 - June 30, 1997. $17,738.

Foreign Travel Grant, Iowa State University, Faculty Senate Committee on Professional Development. To present paper at Virtual Libraries; The Present and The Future, M. I. Rudomino Library for Foreign Literature, Moscow, Russian Federation, April 3-4, 1996. $ XXX.

A ‘Library-Organized Virtual Science and Technology Reference Collection, Iowa State University Library, Travel and Research Funds Committee, September 6, 1995. $ 1,000.

Not Funded
Application of Artificial Intelligence to Enhance Navigation and Presentation of a World Wide Web (WWW) Virtual Library, Iowa State University, Office of the Vice Provost for Research and Advanced Studies, Spring Research Incentive Program, September 27, 1996.

A ‘Library-Organized’ Collection of Internet and World Wide Web (WWW) Resources in Agriculture, Iowa State University, University Extension Service, Value Added Agriculture Priority Program, May 10, 1995.

A ‘Library-Organized’, User-Evaluated Collection of Internet and World Wide Web (WWW) Resources in Agriculture, Iowa State University, Office of the Vice Provost for Research and Advanced Studies, October 20, 1995.

External
Funded
Funding from European Commission to attend and deliver presentations at Workshop on Peer Review in the Age of Open Archives, International School for Advanced Studies (SISSA), Trieste, Italy, May 23-24, 2003 (http://www.sissa.it/~marco/ws.html).  $ XXX.

Leadership Positions
Association for Library Collections & Technical Services, Subject Analysis Committee, Planning Subcommittee for ALA 1997 preconference, Demystifying Subject Cataloging of Electronic Resources, Member, February - June 1997.

3. EXTENSION/PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE
ACCOMPLISHMENTS AND ACTIVITIES
Reference
Provided efficient, accurate, and responsive Reference service in a dynamic public environment; with other departmental personnel and participated in a tiered reference and referral service environment, including a digital reference component

Accommodated a significant portion of Research Assistance Requests within the Science and Technology Department and the Social Sciences and Humanities Department

Performed mediated database searches (e.g. Chemical Abstracts) and patent and trademark (USPTO) searching for affiliated and non-affiliated university clientele, when requested or necessary

Actively monitored several electronic discussion lists and news Websites for relevant information and resources of potential interest to Reference and Collections faculty and staff; routinely notified this group of select and significant news and professional developments

Collection Development and Management
Identified and selected appropriate monographic works to support the research, teaching and outreach interests and efforts of designated university departments (Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics; Chemical Engineering; Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering; Computer Science, Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering, Industrial Technology and Education; and Mechanical Engineering);
     
Weeded significant portions of the following classifications: T, TA, TE-TF, TG-TH, TK, TL, TN, TP, TS, U, and V on or before their respective deadlines. Completed the weeding of the Computer Science monographs (QA 75.5 – QA 76.9) collection and identified serial titles for transfer to off-site storage;

Evaluated and recommended resources appropriate to the needs of graduate, faculty, and research staff for assigned departments, and recommended candidate titles to departmental colleagues

Reviewed and funded approval monographic titles and slips, and reviewed publisher catalogs, in a timely manner; reviewed and recommended appropriate processing of gift collections and restorations in a timely manner.

External Communications/Public Relations
Initiated and coordinated profiles of significant electronic resources in a new eLibrary feature titled “Database of the Month (2001- 2002).
<http://www.lib.iastate.edu/collections/db/dbarchive.html>

Established and coordinated the selection and display of selected Reference books in the “Reference Books of the Month area (2002 – present).

WORKSHOPS, SEMINARS, TRAINING SESSIONS, ETC.
Workshops and Seminars
Bibliographic File Management [Nature and use of Pro-Cite software].
CAB (Commonwealth Agricultural Bureaux) Workshops
Coordinated arrangement and promotion of library and university workshops on the use of major agriculture database and CD-ROM. Fall 1992.
Ei Compendex*Web / Ei Village Workshops
Initiated, promoted and organized a presentation on the features and functions of Ei Compendex*Web, the comprehensive indexing and abstracting services for engineering, and its associated service, Ei Village. October 1996.
Electronic Resources in Biotechnology
Electronic Toxicology Information Resources, Iowa State University Toxicology Group
“Free Web-based Patent Databases.” PowerPoint presentation delivered at the Iowa State University Library Seminar Series, Parks Library, Room 192, March 30, 2004. Self-archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/esp@cenet.ppt> (accessed 1 May 2005).
Institute for Scientific Information (ISI)
Coordinated and organized a series of ISI-sponsored presentations on Current Contents Abstracts and Current Contents Table of Contents. Presented workshop on Current Contents Table of Contents. September 1996.
METADEX
Organized and presented a workshop on content and navigation of Web version of METADEX, the comprehensive indexing and abstracting service for metals and alloys. November 1996.
NTIS Database (Cambridge Scientific Abstracts)
Science Citation Index
“Scirus®: For Scientific Information Only,” PowerPoint presentation prepared for the Library Seminar Series, March 30, 2005, Iowa State University Library, Library Seminar Room, Ames, Iowa. Self-archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/ScirusLS.ppt> (1 May 2005).
“The World at Your Fingertips: International Development Resources on the Internet,”  Workshop for Society for International Development, ISU Chapter Meeting, Iowa State University Library, Ames, Iowa, March 2, 1995 & November 7, 1995. Invited organizer and instructor.

Training
“Abstracts and Indexing Services for Colleagues®: Science and Technology.” PowerPoint presentation given at a Training Session for Newly-Hired Science and Technology Department Faculty, Parks Library, Room 192, February 4, 2004. Self-archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/A&I.ppt> (accessed 1 May  2005).
Biological Abstracts Print and CD-ROM
“The Copy(W)Right Stuff: A Hypothetical.” PowerPoint presentation given at the Iowa State University Library Training Session on Copyright, Parks Library, Room 192, March 27, 2003.  Self-archived at <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/CopyWright.ppt> (accessed 1 May 2005).
“The House of Sand and Blog: Weblogs for ISU Library Communications.” PowerPoint presentation given at the General Reference Meeting, Parks Library, Room 192, February 5, 2004. Self-archived at: http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/Blogs.ppt (accessed 21  May 2005).
Technical Reports (NTIS CD-ROM, Web Resources)
Thomas Register CD-ROM
Science Citation Index CD-ROM
SciFinder Scholar (Chemical Abstracts)
Scirus®: For Scientific Information Only. PowerPoint presentation given at a Reference Staff Training Session, Parks Library, Room 192, February 10, 2005. Self-archived at: http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/Scirus.ppt (accessed 2 March 2005).

WORK IN THE AREAS OF TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER
Primary contact for extension staff/public for trademark and patent searches for Center for Industrial Research and Service, Iowa State University  (CIRAS)

Primary contact for United States and international patent and trademark search service for local and regional unaffiliated individuals, companies, and corporations

EDITORIAL RESPONSBILITIES FOR JOURNALS, BOOKS, GRANTS, EXHIBITIONS, ETC.

Cataloging & Classification Quarterly, Editorial Board, Member, 1985-1987.

CIKARD News (Newsletter of the Center for Indigenous Knowledge for Agriculture and Rural Development), Columnist: “New Acquisitions, Winter 1989 – Summer 1990.

Cybermetrics: International Journal of Scientometrics, Informetrics and Bibliometrics, Editorial Board, Member 1999 – present <http://www.cindoc.csic.es/cybermetrics/cybermetrics.html>

International Journal on Grey Literature, Columnist, “New Products in Grey Literature,” 2000.

Journal of Internet Cataloging: The International Quarterly of Digital Organization, Classification, and Access, Columnist, “News from the Field,” Fall 1996 – XXXX

Library Hi Tech News, Columnist, “eProfile”, 2001 –XXXX.

Open Information Science Journal, Member, Pending

Science and Technology Libraries

·   Editorial Board, Member, 2001 – present.

·   Columnist, “SCI-5”, 2001 – 2007


The Serials Librarian, Editorial Board, Member, 2001 – present.

Editorship for a Journal
CIKARD News (newsletter of the Center for Indigenous Knowledge for Agriculture and Rural Development), Editor, Winter 1989 - Summer 1990.

Service as a Referee
Journals
Cataloging & Classification Quarterly
IBM Systems Journal
Knowledge Organization (Journal of the International Society for Knowledge Organization)
Science & Technology Libraries
The Serials Librarian

Grant Proposal Reviewer

??? OTHER ???

National Science Foundation, Arlington, Virginia. Reviewer/Panelist, Cross-directorate Information Technology Research Program. May 29-30 2002. Invited.
National Science Foundation, Arlington, Virginia. Reviewer/Panelist, Information and Data Management Program, Division of Information and Intelligent Systems, Directorate for Computer and Information Science and Engineering. March 14, 2002. Invited.

National Science Foundation, Arlington, Virginia. Reviewer/Panelist. Information and Intelligent Systems Division. Information and Data Management Program. Knowledge Discovery. February 11, 1998. Invited.

Promotion and Tenure External Reviewer
Engineering Librarian, University of New Orleans (October-November 2004).

Social Sciences Librarian, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (January-March 2004).

Head, Biological Sciences Librarian, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio (March 1994).

GRANT ACTIVITY
Internal
Eleanor R. Mathews, Gerard McKiernan and Olivia M. A. Madison. SCHOLAR Workstation Replacements, Upgrades, and Purchase. Library Student Computer Fee Funds-FY95/96, September 29, 1995. Funded.

David J. Gregory, Gerard McKiernan, Olivia Madison, Jerry Caswell, and Nancy L. Eaton, Library SCHOLAR Special Application Workstations, Student Computer Fee Central Pool (FY1995-1996), March 24, 1995. $ 21,503.

Nancy L. Eaton, Gerard McKiernan, Olivia M.A. Madison, and Eleanor R. Mathews, Proposal to Add Public SCHOLAR [OPAC] Terminals Using Student Fee (Central Pool) Support FY 1993/94. Office of the Provost, Iowa State University. Funded. $ 10,754.

Proposal to Promote Use of FirstSearch Service to Members of the Iowa State University Community [for Spring 1992]. Submitted to Nancy L. Eaton, Dean, Library Services, Iowa State University Library, February 1992. Funded. $ 800.

External
 Funded
Entry of Serial Holdings of the Library of the Carnegie Museum of Natural History into the Pennsylvania Union List of Serials (PaULS). Library Services and Construction Act (LSCA), Title III (Interlibrary Cooperation). Funded for October 1, 1985 - September 30, 1986. $ 9,750.

Retrospective Conversion of Selected Subject Collections in the Library of the Carnegie Museum of Natural History. Higher Education Act (HEA), Title II-C (Strengthening Research Library Resources), November 1985. Status as Major Research Library established.

Support for Gifts and Exchanges Librarian, Allegheny Adult Services/Area Agency on Aging. Funding received from Senior Aide Employment Program, April 1984-June 1986. $ 7,800.

Support for Gifts and Exchanges Librarian, Pittsburgh Catholic Educational Programs, Older Adult Employment Program. Funding received July 1983 - February 1984. $ 2,750.

LEADERSHIP POSITIONS
Professional Societies and Related
Agricultural Network Information Center (AgNIC) Planning Group, Member, 1993 – 1995.
Center for Indigenous Knowledge for Agriculture and Rural Development (CIKARD), Iowa State University
  • Acting Director, June-July 1990, June 1991 - August 1992.
  • Associate Director, Documentation Unit and Library of Indigenous Knowledge, 1989 -1996.
  • Coordinator, Documentation Unit and Library, 1988 – 1989.
  • Internal Advisory Board, Member, 1987 – 1993.

Council on Botanical and Horticultural Libraries (CBHL)
  • Member, 1983 – 1995.
  • Scholarship Committee, 1988 – 1992.
  • Second Vice-President, 1991 – 1992.
  • First Vice-President, 1992 – 1993.
  • President, 1993 – 1994.

Institute for End-User Computing (IEUC)
  • Director, 2002- present.
  • Secretary, 2002 – XXXX

Society for the History of Natural History, North American Conference, Member, Advisory Board, 1987 – 1989.

SERVICE IN PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES, ORGANIZATIONS, AND EVENTS
Professional Societies
AgNIC Ref Pilot Project, Participant,
Association for Library Collections & Technical Services, Cataloging and Classification Committee, Subject Analysis Committee. Subcommittee to Promote Relationships /Reference Structures, Invited Member
Association for Library Collections & Technical Services, Cataloging and Classification Committee, Subject Analysis Committee. Subcommittee on Metadata and Classification, Member, Invited Member,
Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL), Member, 1991 – 1993.
Science and Technology Division, Member, 1991 – 1993.
Oberly Memorial Award Committee Award for Bibliography in the Agricultural and Related Sciences, Member, July 1992 - July 1994.    

Electronic Discussion Lists

ARL-EJOURNAL
 The discussion list concerned with all aspects of the management of electronic journals by libraries and information centers offered by the Association of Research Libraries.
ASIS-L
            The discussion list of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIST).
            Archive: http://mail.asis.org/pipermail/asis-l/
BIBLIOCASTING (Originator and co-moderator)
            Discussion list devoted is dedicated to a discussion of streaming media in the library environment. This list grows out of the increasing popularity of ‘podcasting’ or the use of Really Simple Syndication (RSS) and the Internet to download audio programs (like audio blogs) to computers and MP3 players.
BUSLIB-L
Business librarianship discussion list.
CHMINF-L
            Chemical information sources discussion list.
DIGLIB-L
            “A discussion list for librarians, information scientists, and other information professionals to discuss the constellation of issues and technologies pertaining to the creation of digital libraries” offered by the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA).
DIG_REF-L
            DIG_REF is a forum for the growing number of people and
organizations answering the questions of users via the Internet. From
Ask-an-Expert (AskA) services to libraries, an increasing number of
organizations are creating digital reference services to provide expert
information and reference help.
            Archive: http://finance.groups.yahoo.com/group/dig_ref/
ELDNET-L
ELDNET-L is “electronic discussion list addressing issues related to or of interest to engineering and related subject area libraries and librarians. ELDNET-L is sponsored by the Engineering Libraries Division (ELD) of the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE).
Archive: XXXX
ILI-L
            “ILI-L (Information Literacy Instruction Listserv) was created in May 2002 as a new iteration of the online community that Martin Raish created with the BI-L listserv in 1990. ILI-L is hosted on the American Library Association server, sponsored by the Instruction Section of the Association of College and Research Libraries, and moderated by the Instruction Section List Manager.”
            Archive: http://lp-web.ala.org:8000/
LIBREF-L
            LIBREF-L is a moderated discussion of issues related to reference librarianship.
            Archive: http://listserv.kent.edu/archives/libref-l.html
LIS-EJOURNALS
LITA-L
            “LITA-L is an unmediated on-line discussion group for those interested in all aspects of information technology
            Archive: http://lp-web.ala.org:8000/
SERIALST
            SERIALST (Serials in Libraries Discussion Forum) serves as an informal electronic forum for most aspects of serials processing in libraries.
            Archive: http://list.uvm.edu/archives/serialst.html
STS-L
            Discussion list of the Science and Technology Section of the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL).
            Archive: http://listserv.utk.edu/archives/sts-l.html
WEB4LIB
            “The Web4Lib electronic discussion is for the discussion of issues relating to the creation, management, and support of library-based World-Wide Web servers, services, and applications.”
            Archive: http://lists.webjunction.org/wjlists/web4lib/     


CONSULTING ACTIVITIES RELATED TO PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE
State
“Onion Patch(sm): Visual Information Interfaces for Online Public Access Catalogs” Presentation to the ILS Migration Study Team, University of Iowa Libraries, Iowa City, Iowa, November 6, 1996.

Federal Home Loan Bank Board of Des Moines, Des Moines, Iowa. August 1988 (2 days). Reviewed and assessed the library, its collection and services; recommended reorganization and cataloging of the collection; recommended appropriate software for the creation of an online catalog of the collection.

Small Business Development Center, Ames, Iowa. May-June 1988
Recommended use of appropriate software for the creation of an online catalog for a central and regional library collection.

National
I conducted an extensive literature and Web review on the use of Wikis in corporations for a Web interview with Robert Berkman, the editor of Information Advisor, for a special supplement to this newsletter (“The Wild, Wonderful World of Wikis,” Knowledge Management  8, no. 4 (December 2004): 1-4).

In mid-July 2004, I was contacted by the President of Berkeley Electronic Press (bepress) and the Program Manager, ProQuest Digital Commons, to discuss my views on institutional repositories in general and their recently-introduced service called Digital Commons@, their ‘Digital Institutional Repository Service’ (http://www.umi.com/umi/digitalcommons/).

In mid-Fall 2004 I was contacted by the Director, Product Management, ProQuest Platform, to discuss my views on RSS/Web feeds and their potential for enhancing database use and access for ProQuest databases.

Internet Scout Project. Scout Report Signpost. Classification Review
            The Internet Scout Project is a National Science Foundation-sponsored to provide timely information to the education community about quality Internet resources based University of Wisconsin-Madison, Department of Computer Science. The Scout Report Signpost is a cataloged collection of the highest-quality Internet resources organized using the Library of Congress classification scheme). October 1998. Invited reviewer.       
            Analyzed and critiqued a proposed revision to the scheme used to organize a selected collection of Internet resources. Assessed a proposed scheme for the field of Engineering.

University Microfilms International (UMI). Product Development, Research Panel Participant, Sixth National of the Association of College and Research Libraries, Salt Lake City, Utah, April 1992

National Pork Producers Council, Des Moines, Iowa, May 1990.
Recommended use of appropriate software for the creation of an online catalog for a collection of special reports; suggested options for indexing the collection.

National Corn Growers Association, St. Louis, Missouri, February 1989 (3 days)
Recommended use of appropriate software for the creation of an online catalog for a collection of special reports; suggested options for indexing the collection.

International
USAID Scoping Document on Advanced Electronic Communications and Information Service on Integrated Pest Management (IPM) in Africa.
Contributed to proposal to USAID for an electronic information service for IPM for sub-Saharan Africa. 1994.

Institute of Physics (Great Britain), Electronic Focus Group on Computational Intelligence Reference Publications, Selected Member, Summer 1995.

SPECIAL PROJECTS
Delphi Study on Metadata, a Web-based investigation to identify the key components of metadata and metadata-related issues that specialists believe should have priority in future library and information science instruction and research. Study sponsored by the Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE) and coordinated by Ingrid Hsieh-Yee, Associate Professor, Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C.. 2001. Invited participant.

Perspectives in Electronic Publishing (PeP) <http://aims.ecs.soton.ac.uk/pep.nsf>, an innovative Web-based electronic journal, and research project of Steven Hitchcock, Postgraduate Research, University of Southampton, Intelligence, Agents, Multimedia) Research Group. 2001. Invited participant.

Associated project report available at


INTERVIEWS
Interviewed by Ellen Finnie Duranceau, Assistant Acquisitions Librarian for Digital Resources, MIT Libraries, for article on the application of Intelligent Software Agents for the identification, management and navigation of electronic journals for her column in Serials Review
            Published column include extensive comments from interview. (“Third Generation eJournals and Beyond: Is There an Agent in Your Future?,” Serials Review 25 no. 2 (June 1999): 77-82) as well as observations of Dr. Peter B. Boyce, Senior Consultant for Electronic Publishing for the American Astronomical Society (AAS) and Dr. David E. Pritchard, professor of physics at MIT.

Internet interview. University of Texas, Graduate School of Library and Information Science, Austin, Texas, for an Library/ Science class project, November 1998. Selected independently by three (3) graduate students as an interviewee.

Interviewed by Norman Oder, Associate Editor, Library Journal for article Cataloging the Net (Library Journal 123(16)(October 1, 1998: 47-51. (Quoted: p. 51)       

VISITORS
Monica Hammes, University of Pretoria, South Africa. Academic Information Service, July 2003.
Johan Stapel, Koninklijke Bibliotheek (Dutch Royal Library), The Hague, The Netherlands, Department of Research and Networked Information.  Travel supported by the International Visitor Program sponsored by the U.S. Department of State. April 2002.
Lorne Kenyon, Library Representative, Otto Harrassowitz (Book Seller and Subscription Agent). April 2005.

            These individuals visited to discuss mutual research interests and investigations.

SURVEY PARTICIPANT
Survey by Kathleen C. Fountain, California State University, Chico, Meriam Library, “World Wide Web Projects: How Are They Valued on Campuses” conducted during Spring 2000. Selected participant from Web research project listings in Librarian’s Index to the Internet [http://www.lii.org/].

Survey on “Descriptive Resource Needs from the Reference Perspective” conducted for a presentation at Bibliographic Control for the New Millennium: Confronting the Challenges of Networked Resources and the Web, the conference commemorating the bicentennial of the Library of Congress, Library of Congress, November 15-17, 2000. Selected participant.

4. INSTITUTIONAL SERVICE
Department
* DataPalooza: An Electronic Learning Festival [Open House] Planning Group, Member, Fall 2003; Spring 2003. August 2004 - October 2004
CHARGE: Organize and plan activities for library open house to promote online databases and other select electronic resources.
ROLE: As a member, contributed to planning discussions; prepared and/or edited  handouts that profiled primary and secondary electronic resources.
* DataPalooza An Electronic Learning Festival [Open House] Planning Group, Publicity and Handouts Subgroup, Chair, August 2004 – October 2004.
CHARGE: Develop and prepare promotional materials for library open house
ROLE: In cooperation with other subgroup members, coordinated the preparation and distribution of promotional announcements and materials (e-mail, flyers, newspaper advertisements) and solicitation of prizes; edited handouts that profiled primary and secondary electronic resources; nearly doubled previous year’s attendance. 
* Electronic Resources Review Task Force, Chair, 1999 – 2002.
CHARGE: Survey and identify potential electronic resources to complement ISU electronic resources collection
ROLE: Coordinated a survey of Big 12 Plus electronic resources by task force members; compiled an Access database of identified resources; coordinated a review of current ISU electronic resources and systematically identified the nature of our current subscriptions for indexes and abstracts, the availability of back years for these subscriptions, and the availability of alternative platforms or interfaces; developed an Access database of these and other data for these electronic resources; prepared a preliminary set of recommendations for review by the task force.
End-User Search Service Review Committee, Chair, 1993 – 1994.
Engineering Reference and Collection Development Librarian Search Committee, Member, 1996 - 1997.
FirstSearch Promotion and Evaluation Team, Coordinator, January 1992 - December 1992.
* Instructional Technology Librarian, Search Committee, Member, July 2003 – December 2003.
CHARGE: Assist in the identification and evaluation of potential candidates for position. 
ROLE:  As a member, reviewed and contributed to revisions of vacancy announcement; posted announcement to select electronic discussion lists; participated in the ranking of applications; contributed to question pool for references; interviewed select references; participated in interviewing invited candidates; attended candidate public presentations.

* Library User Instruction Team (LUIT), Member, January 2002 – December 2004.
CHARGE: “Advise the Library Instruction Coordinator … in overseeing, developing, promoting, and assessing all Library-wide instruction initiatives,” assist in specific projects aimed at developing, promoting, and assessing the Library’s instruction program. …,” and “serve as [a liaison] between LUIT and home units/departments/divisions” and “encourage two-way communication between LUIT and the rest of the library staff.”
ROLE: As a member, contributed to group discussions about instructional priorities; monitored appropriate electronic discussion lists and notified LUIT of relevant programs, conferences, and  developments relating to the TEACH Act, copyright, ‘fair use,’ and related issues; participated in library-wide information program on copyright.
Potential Electronic Resources Access Task Force, Member, February 1997.
* Reference Assistance Request Form Revision Task Force, February 2005 – present.
CHARGE: Consider potential revisions to paper Reference Assistance Request Form; investigate structure, functionalities, and use of online form(s).
ROLE: With other members, propose, discuss, and develop prototype(s) for departmental review.
Reference Department Ad Hoc Committee for CD-ROM Purchases, Fall 1989.
Reference Department Space Reorganization Committee, Member, Spring 1989.
Reference Librarian Search Committee, Member, January 1989 - June 1989.
SCHOLAR Workstation Implementation Group, Member, Fall 1994 - Fall 1995.
Standards Collection and Access Policy Review Task Force, Chair, 1996 -1997.
Strategic Planning Strengths and Weaknesses Analysis, Reference and Instructional Services, Member, Fall 1987.
Task Force on Standards, Reference and Instructional Services Department, Chair, Summer 1996.
Web Subject Access Task Force, Member, May 1997 – September 1997.

College
* Collection Development Management Team, Intern, August 2004 – July 2005.   
CHARGE: Examine issues and challenges to collection development.
ROLE: Contribute to discussions about collection development issues, policies, practices, and projects.
Electronic Resources Collection Development Policy Committee, Member, Spring 1994 - Spring 1995.
Electronic Resources Management Group, Member, Fall 1994 - Fall 1995.
Electronic Resources Management Group, Cataloging Criteria Subgroup, Member, Spring -Summer 1995.
* Electronic Resources Usage Statistics Task Force, Member, 2001 – 2002.
CHARGE: Identify availability and obtain usage statistics for database vendors and e-journal publishers.
ROLE: Solicited usage statistics for select database vendors and e-journal publishers; reviewed and contributed recommendations to task force report
* Horizon Cataloging and Authorities Working Group, Member, Fall 1997 - Spring 1999
Iowa State University Library, International Programs Committee, Member, Spring 1994 - Spring 1995.
Iowa State University Library Faculty, Executive Committee, Secretary, Elected, October 1992 - May 1993.
Iowa State University Library Staff Association, Art Committee, Chair, 1990 – 1991.
Iowa State University Library Staff Association, Executive Committee, Secretary, 1988-1989.
* Library Committee on Diversity, Member, 2002 – 2004.
CHARGE:      The Diversity Committee “exists to support the commitment of the University Library to equal opportunity and affirmative action by providing formal education, by assisting Library staff in the hiring process, and by serving as an informal resource.”
ROLE: As a member contributed to committee discussions; identified and distributed information about a directory of potential library electronic discussion lists for posting position announcements and a select list of library diversity Web resources; served as the diversity committee representative for two faculty searches; attended select committee-sponsored library-wide programs.
* Library Promotion and Tenure Review Committee, Member, 2000 – 2001.
CHARGE: Review and assess candidate credentials for promotion and tenure
ROLE: Identified and provided background information and bibliographic documentation for potential external reviewers; reviewed submitted letters; served as the editor for the final version of a promotion and tenure letter for one faculty member.
* Mentor, Assistant Librarian and Instructional Technology Librarian, October 2004 – present.
CHARGE: Serve as library faculty mentor for Sean Cordes, Instructional Technology Librarian.
ROLE: Advise, inform, and support new faculty member with regard to research, scholarship, and service opportunities.
Microcomputer Advisory Group, Member, 1987 – 1988.
Microcomputer Technical Advisory Committee, Member, 1988 – 1990; Secretary, 1989 – 1990.
OCLC/Elsevier Full-Text Electronic Journal Task Force, Member, Summer 1996 – Summer 1997.
OCLC/Elsevier Full-Text Electronic Journal Task Force, Web Menu Task Force, Chair, Summer 1996 – Summer 1997.
Physical Sciences/Engineering Search Committee, Member, June 1994 - Spring 1995.
* Photoduplication Services Review Task Force, Member/Chair, Fall 1998 - Spring 1999.
CHARGE: Investigate future options for public services provided by the Document Delivery / Photoduplication Office.
ROLE:  Contributed to examination of potential service alternatives; surveyed users on their use and views of services; compiled and edited final report.
* Post Tenure Review Committee for Jim Cole, Chair, April 2003 – July 2003.
CHARGE: Review and assess the quality of the performance of the faculty member in the areas consistent with the individual’s position responsibility statement.
ROLE: Reviewed and evaluated vita and supporting documentation and supervisor’s letter; prepared section of committee letter and coordinated preparation of letter sections; edited final version of letter.
* Post Tenure Review Committee for Gregory Wool, Chair, December 2004 – May 2005.
CHARGE: Review and assess the quality of the performance of the faculty member in the areas consistent with the individual’s position responsibility statement.
ROLE: Reviewed and evaluated vita and supporting documentation and supervisor’s letter; prepared section of committee letter and coordinated preparation of letter sections; edited final version of letter.
Public Services Open House Committee, Member, Summer 1989.
SCHOLAR Response Time Test Committee, Member, 1988 – 1989.
* Serials Holdings Revision Working Group, Member, December 2003 – present.
CHARGE: 1) Investigate and document the current state of ISU Library serials holdings data for both print and electronic titles; define areas where serials holdings data is lacking; determine whether non-paid serials should be included; collect examples illustrating the variety of holdings data formats; consider the impact upon all related applications (Horizon, OCLC, Ingenta, Serials Solutions, etc.). 2) Investigate and analyze recognized standards for serials holdings; create a “pros and cons” analysis of the various standards. 3) Propose solutions that address the documented problems with serials holdings; include a “pros and cons’ analysis of the solutions; if appropriate, recommend a single solution to be implemented. 4) Recommend workflow to implement the solution(s); identify and/or work units involved. Make recommendations on how to prioritize implementation, e.g., what categories of serials should be addressed first to maximize the benefits for the end user or to minimize the staff time required for conversion/creation of data.
ROLE: As a group member, contributed to discussions; identified and distributed relevant information to group; monitored electronic discussion lists for developments relevant to the group charge.
* Serials Holdings Revision Working Group, Serials Holdings Standards Subgroup, Spring 2004.
CHARGE: Investigate existing standards for serials holdings.
ROLE: As a subgroup member, contributed to discussions; identified and distributed relevant information to group; reviewed and contributed to preliminary and final group reports.
* Serials Holdings Revision Subgroup, Subgroup on Bibliographic Records for e-Journals in Horizon, March 2005 – present.
CHARGE: Identify the issues; how do we prevent the duplication of records; What are the authority implications in Horizon processing?; In either case, do we want LC subject headings?; Should we create minimal or full level records?
ROLE: Designated facilitator. Convened meetings to review, clarify, and discuss the charges and their implications; coordinated communication and requests among other members of the Serials Holdings Revision Working Group and the Electronic Resources Coordinator.
Special Collections Head Search Committee, Member, Winter 1991 - Summer 1992.
* Travel and Research Funds Committee, Chair, 1990 – 1992; July 2003 – June 2005.
CHARGE: “Allocate monetary and other resources made available in the Library for faculty travel, research, and professional development, review applications from within the Library for University-level faculty development programs and make recommendations to the Dean, and  “promote research activity and professional growth among Library faculty.”
ROLE: As chair, reviewed and approved faculty requests for travel funding; solicited committee views on policy issues and special travel or research requests; prepared discussion document on travel and research practices and policies; coordinated the review of a faculty professional development assignment request; recruited participants for Library Faculty Brown Bag presentations.

University
CIKARD Lectures Committee, Member, Fall 1990 - Spring 1991.
Iowa State University, Distance Education Interest Group, 1995.
North American Symposium of the Association for Farming Systems Research Extension,
            On-Campus Planning Committee, Iowa State University, Member, 1995.
* Scholars and Leaders Ceremony, Iowa State University, C. Y. Stephens Auditorium, Usher, March 30, 2003.
* State Science and Technology Fair of Iowa, Iowa State University, Hilton Coliseum, Judge, March 28, 2003.

Organizations
* Alliance for Global Justice (Ames, Iowa), Webmaster, June 2004 – present.
<http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/AGJ.htm>
PURPOSE: Host and manage Web site for the Alliance for Global Justice, a university/community group.
ROLE: Maintain and edit Web site
* Alliance for Global Justice, Other Voices/Other Views Film Series, Ames Public Library, Member, Summer 2004 – present. <http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/OtherVoicesOtherViews.htm>
PURPOSE: Video series co-sponsored by Alliance for Global Justice and the Ames Public Library.
ROLE: As a member, identify and recommend candidate documentaries for public showing.
* Alliance for Global Justice, Electronic Discussion List, List Owner, June 2004 – present. <agj@iastate.edu >
PURPOSE: Electronic mailing list for university/community student group.
ROLE: Migrated mailing electronic mailing list; maintain and update address file.

* Ames Committee for Defense of the Bill of Rights, Electronic Discussion List, List Owner, January 2004 – present. <billofrights@iastate.edu>
PURPOSE: Electronic mailing list for university/community organization established to facilitate community discussions about civil liberties and the ramifications of the USA PATRIOT Act of 2001.
ROLE: Established electronic mailing list; maintain and update address file.
* Ames Committee for Defense of the Bill of Rights, Public Forum Organizer/Moderator, Boheme Bistro, March 6, 2004.
* Catalyst Activist (Ames, Iowa), Electronic Discussion List, List Owner, December 2004 – present. <catalyst@iastate.edu>
PURPOSE: Electronic mailing list for university/community student group.
ROLE: Established electronic mailing list; maintain and update address file.
New York Botanical Garden. Volunteer Guided Tour Program. Volunteer Coordinator and Guide. 1977 – 1980.

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