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EDUCATION

Emporia State University, School of Library and Information Management. M.L.S., December 2003.

Syracuse University, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs. M.A. (History), May 1994.

Thesis: From theory and practice to practical theory: Anatomy, improvement and Philadelphia medicine. Advisor: Stephen Saunders Webb.

University of Pennsylvania, College of Arts and Sciences. B.A. (History), 1989.

Thesis: The man behind the scenes: The unknown career of Donaldson Brown. Advisor: Walter Licht.

EXPERIENCE

Associate University Librarian for Learning Services. Oregon State University Libraries & Press. September 2016 – present.

I oversee the Libraries’ Teaching and Engagement, Library Experience and Access and Assessment departments, and the Guin Library at the Hatfield Marine Sciences Research Center.

Head, Teaching and Engagement Department.  Oregon State University Libraries & Press. February 2013-September 2016.

In 2013, the Libraries’ Teaching department decided to shift to a rotating department chair system. I served as the first department head under this new model.

Franklin A. McEdward Professor for Undergraduate Learning Initiatives. Oregon State University Libraries & Press.

  • Assistant Professor, 2006-2011.
  • Associate Professor, 2001-present.

Undergraduate Services Librarian, Oregon State University Libraries. January 2006 – August 2008.

Instruction Services Coordinator, Oregon State University Libraries. April 2004 – January 2006.

On-Call Reference and Instruction Librarian, Oregon State University Libraries. September 2003 – April 2004.

Circulation Supervisor. Wilson W. Clark Memorial Library, University of Portland. July 2000 – August 2003.

Library Assistant, Reference and Circulation. Canby Public Library.October 1998 – July 2000.

SCHOLARSHIP & CREATIVE ACTIVITY

Books

(forthcoming) Deitering, A.M., R. Schroeder & R. Stoddart (Eds.). 2017.  Librarians: Exploring Culture, Self and Autoethnography (working title). Chicago, IL: ACRL Publications.

Refereed Papers

Rempel, H. & A.M. Deitering (2017). Sparking curiosity – Librarians’ role in encouraging explorationIn the Library With the Lead Pipe. Feb 22, 2017.

Keup, J., R.D. Padgett, C.A. Kligo, & A.M. Deitering. (2015). Instructional characteristics of information literacy programs in the first college year. Journal of College Orientation and Transition, 23:1.

Rempel, H.G., S.B. Buck & A.M. Deitering. (2013). Examining student research choices and processes in a disintermediated searching environment. portal: Libraries & the Academy, 13:4, 363-384.

Deitering, A.M. & H.G. Rempel. (2012). Share and share alike: Barriers and solutions to tutorial creation and management. Communications in Information Literacy, 5:2, 102-116.

Deitering, A.M. & K. Gronemyer (2011). Beyond peer-reviewed articles: Using blogs to increase student engagement with scholarly research. portal: Libraries & the Academy, 11:1, 481-503.

Hussong-Christian, U., H.G. Rempel, & A.M. Deitering (2010). The library as learning commons: Rethink, reuse, recycle. College & Undergraduate Libraries, 17:2-3, 273-286.

Gronemyer, K. & A.M. Deitering. (2009). “I don’t think it’s harder, just that it’s different”: Librarians’ attitudes about instruction in the virtual reference environment. Reference Services Review, 27:4, 421-434.

Deitering, A.M. & S. Jameson. (2008). Step by step through the scholarly conversation: A collaborative library/writing faculty project to embed information literacy and promote critical thinking in first-year composition. College & Undergraduate Libraries, 15:1-2, 57-79.

*Deitering, A.M. & R.A. Bridgewater. (2007). Stop reinventing the wheel: Using wikis for professional knowledge sharing. Journal of Web Librarianship, 1:1, 27-44.

McMillen, P. & A.M. Deitering. (2007). Complex questions, evolving answers: Creating a multidimensional assessment strategy to build support for the teaching library. Public Services Quarterly, 3:1-2, 57-82.

Deitering, A.M. & S.P. Huston. (2004). Weblogs and the “middle space” for learning. Academic Exchange Quarterly, 8:4.

Textbooks

*Deitering, A.M.. “Doing research: Joining the scholarly conversation.” in. L. Ede, The Academic Writer: A Brief Guide. (New York: Bedford/ St. Martin’s).

Book Chapters

*Deitering, A.M. (2013). “Building bridges from the ivory tower.” In Finding a public voice: Using Barbara Fister as a case study, D. Theiss & D. Kovacs, Eds. (Chicago, IL: Association of College and Research Libraries: A division of the American Library Association).

*Deitering, A.M. (2008). “Using Wikipedia to eavesdrop on the scholarly conversation. In Information literacy meets library 2.0, J.E. Parker & P. Goodwin, Eds. (London: Facet Publishing), 87-93.

Conference Papers & Presentations

(Forthcoming) Exploring Discovery: Models and Metaphors for Teaching Search. Co-presented with Nicholas Schiller. WILU. May 23, 2017. Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Autoethnography: Research as Reflection, Inclusion and Empowerment. Concurrent paper session. Co-presented with Robert Schroeder and Richard Stoddart. ECIL. October 10, 2016. Prague, Czech Republic.

Inclusive IL: Empowering Classroom Faculty. Concurrent paper session. Co-presented with Hannah Gascho Rempel. ECIL. October 13, 2016. Prague, Czech Republic.

*Leading from the Library: Authentic Learning that Emphasizes Curiosity, Context and Confidence. Opening Keynote. MACMLA 2016 Tri-Chapter Meeting. September 26, 2016. Philadelphia, PA.

Curiosity @ Your Library. Co-presented with Hannah Gascho Rempel. OLA Annual Conference. April 22, 2016. Bend, Oregon.

Autoethnography: Our Stories, Our Research. Co-presented with Robert Schroeder and Richard Stoddart. OLA Annual Conference. April 22, 2016. Bend, OR.

Does the Research Paper Kill Curiosity? Collaborating with Faculty to Support Learning and Exploration. Concurrent paper session. Presenting author. LILAC. March 22, 2016. Dublin, Ireland.

*Reflecting on Reflection, or how I learned to stop worrying and embrace the meta. Opening Plenary address. LOEX. May 1, 2015. Denver, CO.

Good for what? Teaching sources for sustainable information literacy. Panel. Co-presented with Meredith Farkas and Sara Seely. ACRL National Conference. March 26, 2015. Portland, OR.

Crossing the threshold: Research & inquiry in the FYE. Facilitated Discussion Session. 34th Annual Conference on the First-Year Experience. February 10, 2015. Dallas, TX.

Marijuana legalization papers got you down? You won’t believe what we did about it! Concurrent paper session. Co-presented with Hannah Gascho Rempel. Library Instruction West. July 24, 2014. Portland, OR.

Harnessing the web to create an environment for curiosity, exploration and learning. Concurrent paper session. Co-presented with Hannah Gascho Rempel and Chad Iwertz. Online Northwest. March 4, 2014. Online.

Beyond the tried and true: Taking risks with research. Concurrent paper session. 33rd Annual Conference on the First-Year Experience. February 17, 2014. San Diego, CA.

How personal mobile devices do (and do not) change academic workflows: Results from a qualitative study. Concurrent paper session. Co-presented with Margaret Mellinger. 32nd Annual Conference on the First-Year Experience. February 25, 2013. Orlando, FL.

Kickstarting your ideas: A look at crowdfunding. Concurrent paper session. Co-presented with Rachel Bridgewater. Online Northwest. February 8, 2013. Corvallis, OR.

How tablet devices transform student experiences (and how they don’t): The results of an examination of iPad use by college students in the U.S. Concurrent paper session. Co-presented with Margaret Mellinger. m-Libraries Conference. September 25, 2012. Milton Keynes, U.K.

Old habits are hard to break: Lessons learned from a qualitative research study. Concurrent paper session. Co-presented with Hannah Gascho Rempel and Stefanie Buck. LOEX. May 4, 2012. Columbus, OH.

Can we really do it all? The challenges we face as librarians who teach. Concurrent paper session. Co-presented with Kate Gronemyer. OLA Annual conference. April 26, 2012. Bend, OR.

6 students, 6 iPads, 60 photographs: A qualitative study of undergraduate information practices. Concurrent paper session. Co-presented with Margaret Mellinger. Online Northwest. February 10, 2012. Corvallis, OR.

Many hands/ lighter work: Rethinking how we help our users at the point of need. Concurrent paper session. Co-presented with Hannah Gascho Rempel & Verletta Kern. ACRL Oregon/ Washington Joint Conference. October 27, 2011. Pack Forest, WA.

Build it, share it, borrow it: Breaking down the barriers to tutorial creation. Concurrent paper session. Co-presented with Hannah Gascho Rempel. WILU. June 2, 2011. Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada.

Storytime is not just for children’s librarians: Using narrative analysis to learn from the stories instruction librarians tell about the work that we do. Concurrent paper session. Co-presented with Kate Gronemyer. WILU. May 13, 2010. Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

How to avoid the freak-out: A long term look at short term perspective. Concurrent paper session. Co-presented with Nicholas Schiller. Online Northwest, February 5, 2010. Corvallis OR.

Do as I say and as I do: Instruction librarianship as reflective practice. Concurrent paper session. Co-presented with Kate Gronemyer. WILU. May 26, 2009. Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Soapbox, echo chamber, and salon: Social media and civic engagement. Concurrent paper session. Co-presented with Rachel Bridgewater. Online Northwest. February 13, 2009. Corvallis, OR.

*Peer Review 2.0: Tomorrow’s scholarship for today’s students. Concurrent paper session. Co-presented with Kate Gronemyer. Ontario Library Association Super Conference. January 29, 2009. Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Peer Review 2.0: Giving today’s students the tools to create tomorrow’s scholarship on the emerging web. Concurrent paper session. Co-presented with Kate Gronemyer. LOEX of the West. June 6, 2008. Las Vegas, NV.

*More than pushing pages: Teaching search in the virtual environment. Concurrent paper session. Co-presented with Kate Gronemyer. Oregon Virtual Reference Summit. May 9, 2007. Salem, OR.

*Collaboration in campus-wide assessment: Defining undergraduate information literacy competencies for Oregon State University. Concurrent paper session. Teaching and Learning in Natural Resources, 7th Biennial Conference on University Education in Natural Resources. March 15, 2008. Corvallis, OR.

Lonelygirl and the beast: Alternative reality games as immersive marketing, art and information. Concurrent paper session. Co-presented with Rachel Bridgewater. Online Northwest. February 22 2008. Corvallis, OR.

Research instruction in a Web 2.0 world. Facilitated discussion. Co-presented with Rachel Bridgewater. ACRL National Conference. March 31, 2007. Baltimore, MD.

Finding common ground on the read/write web: Developing your expertise to make friends and influence learning on your campus. Concurrent paper session. Online Northwest. February 16, 2007. Corvallis, OR.

*The read/write Web: Understanding social software. Concurrent paper session. Co-presented with Rachel Bridgewater. Oregon Library Association Support Staff Division Annual Conference. Keizer, OR.

Research Instruction in a Web 2.0 world. Facilitated discussion. Co-presented with Rachel Bridgewater. ACRL Instruction Section Current Issues Discussion Forum. American Library Association Annual Conference. June 26, 2006. New Orleans, LA.

Strike while the iron is hot! Integrating information literacy into campus assessment efforts. Concurrent paper session. Co-presented with Jeanne Davidson. WILU. May 10, 2006. Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Canada.

*denotes invited paper or presentation 

 

SERVICE

 

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