Faculty Research


Edwards, J.B. and McCrea, D. (forthcoming). “Planning the Documentation of Diaspora through the Electronic Irish Research Experience,” College and Undergraduate Libraries (special issue on Digital Humanities.)

Edwards, J.B. (forthcoming). " 'Reflecting the World Increasingly Made Right’: From Response to Action in Public Libraries” Progressive Librarian.

Samson, Sue, Kim Granath, and Adrienne Alger. (2017, July). Journey Mapping the User Experience. College & Research Libraries, 78(4): (In press: view preprint).

Samson, Sue. (2017,March). Student Veterans in the Academic Library. College & Undergraduate Libraries, 24(1): (In press).


Brown, Barry (2016, November). “The Value of Academic Libraries with Student Retention and Persistence: A Review”. Paper presented at the International Conference on Learning, Teaching, and Student Success, Bozeman, MT.

Brown, Barry (2016). “General Aquatic Ecology”. In Mark Wetzel (Ed.), Current and Selected Bibliographies on Benthic Biology 2014, Society for Freshwater Science, 189-237.

Stark, M. (2016). “Information in the Real World: Building a bridge between academic and community information through service learning.” Nutefall (Ed.). Libraries Unlimited.


Zoellner, Kate; Hines, Samantha; Keenan, Teressa; Samson, Sue. (2015). “Faculty Research and Publication Practices.” Portal: Libraries and the Academy, 15(1): 111-131.

Edwards , J.B. (2015) “Diversity Plans for Academic Libraries: An Example from the University of Montana.” Library Leadership & Management, 29(2).

Edwards, J.B. (2015) “Developing and Implementing a Diversity Plan at Your Academic Library.” Library Leadership & Management, 30(2).

Edwards, J.B., Robinson, M.S., and Unger K.R. (2015). “LIT: Sparking Community Connections with Dynamic Book Programming.” Public Libraries, 55(5).
Edwards, J.B., Robinson, M.S., and Unger K.R. (2015) “New Year, New Library!” Public Libraries, 53(6).

Brown, Barry (2015, November). “Show Me the Data (Sets) for the Natural Sciences”. Paper presented at the Charleston Conference, Charleston, SC.

Brown, Barry (2015, August). “Datasets in Ecology Articles: A Preliminary Survey of Availability, Citation and Repositories”. Paper presented at the Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD.

Brown, Barry (2015, April). “The Clark Fork River Basin Information Ecosystem”. Paper presented at the Clark Fork Symposium, Missoula, MT.

Stark, M., Meister, S., Walker, W., Hohman, A., and Williams, M. (2015). “Building a Community of the Students, by the Students, for the Students: Collaborating with Student Government Organizations.” In Innovative Solutions for Building Community in Academic Libraries Bonnand and Hansen (Eds.). IGI Global.


Samson, Sue. (2014). Usage of E-resources: Virtual Value of Demographics. Journal of Academic Librarianship, 40(6): 620–625.

Samson, Sue. (2014). “Poetry Corner: Collaboration Among Us.” In Smallwood, Carol, Editor. Bringing the Arts into the Library, American Library Association ALA Editions, 25-33.

Samson, Sue and Kimberly Swanson. (2014). “Support your staff employees: they support the academy.” Reference Services Review, 42(1), 165-180.

Stark, M. and Ryan, K. (2014) “Legitimizing the Local: Integrating Sustainability Into Information Literacy Instruction and First-Year Composition.” In Focus on Educating for Sustainability: Toolkit for Academic Libraries. In Jankowska (Ed.), Library Juice Press: California.


Edwards, J.B., Robinson, M.S., and Unger K.R. (2013). Transforming Libraries, Building Communities: The Community Centered Library. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press.


Rauseo, M.S. and Edwards, J.B. (2012). “Finding a Spot at the Table: Public Libraries, Summer Foods, and Community Building.” In Michael Dudley (Ed.), Public Libraries and Resilient Cities: Creating Sustainable and Equitable Places. Chicago, IL: ALA Editions.

Edwards, J. B., & Zoellner, K. (2012, August). Introducing a diversity plan into the academic library: Development, implementation, assessment, and context. Poster presented at the annual International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions World Library and Information Congress, Helsinki, Finland.

Keenan, T. M. (2012). Charting a course with NOMAP: Integrating metadata workflows into a traditional cataloging unit. Journal of Library Metadata, 12(2-3), 199-212.

Zoellner, K. (2012, August). Connecting the data dots: Discover and create a picture of your library. Paper presented at the satellite meeting Library’s Efficiency, Impact, and Outcomes: Statistical Evaluation and Other Methods as Tools for Management and Decision-making of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions World Library and Information Congress, Turku, Finland.