Faculty Research


Caro, Susanne, ed. Government Information Essentials. (2017) Chicago: ALA Editions.

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).


Caro, Susanne and Tammy Ravas and Sam Meister (2016) Digitizing Your Collection: Public Library Success Stories. ALA Editions.

Caro, Susanne (2016) “Government Resources in the Classroom.” In Public Knowledge:  Access and Benefits. Ed. Mariam Drake and Donald T. Hawkins, Information Today Inc.

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.

Caro, Susanne. 2014. “Professional development needs and resources for government document librarians.” In Revolutionizing the Development of Library and Information Professionals: Planning for the Future. Ed. Samantha Heins. IGI Global.