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Selected Writings & Publications


Management Basics. 2nd ed. Co-authored with G. Edward Evans. Chicago: ALA/Neal-Schuman Imprints, 2013.

Academic Librarianship. Co-authored with G. Edward Evans. New York: Neal-Schuman Publishing Co., 2010.

Academic Librarians as Emotional Intelligence Leaders. Co-authored with Peter Hernon and Joan Giesecke. Westport, Connecticut: Libraries Unlimited, 2007.

Serving Latino Communities (Rev. ed.). Co-authored with Jacqueline Ayala. New York: Neal-Schuman Publishing Co., 2007.

Library Disaster Planning and Recovery Handbook. Editor. New York: Neal-Schuman Publishing Co., 2000. Wrote four chapters.

Serving Latino Communities. Co-authored with Orlando Archibeque. New York: Neal-Schumann Publishing Co., 1998.

Articles & Chapters

“Frontline Library Advocacy: Whose Job Is It Anyway?” In Advocacy, Outreach, & the Nation’s Academic Libraries: A Call for Action. Edited by Janice Welburn, William Welburn, and Beth McNeil. Chicago: Association of College & Research Publications, 2010.

“Word-of-Mouth Marketing: Abandoning the Academic Library Ivory Tower.” New Library World, 2007.

“Diversity and Leadership.” In Making a Difference: Leadership and Academic Libraries. Edited by Peter Hernon and Nancy Rossiter. Westport, Connecticut: Libraries Unlimited, 2007.

“Charting our Future: Advocating to Advance Academic Libraries.” College and Research Libraries News, Vol. 66, No. 8, September 2005. Link.

“The Library Professional.” In Perspectives, Insights & Priorities: 17 Leaders Speak Freely of Librarianship. Norman Horrocks, Ed. Lanham, Maryland: Scarecrow Press, Inc., 2005.

“Two Intriguing Practices to Library Management Theory: Common Sense and Humanistic Applications.”  Library Administration and Management, Vol. 18, No. 1, 2004.

“The Silver Lining: Recovering from the Shambles of a Disaster.” Journal of Library Administration, Vol. 38, No. 1 and 2, 2003.

“The New Beginnings Program: A Retention Program for Junior Faculty of Color.”  Journal of Library Administration, Vol.33, No. 1 and 2, 2001.

“Diversity and Leadership: The Color of Leadership.” Journal of Library Administration, Vol.32, No. 3 and 4, 2001.

"Research Libraries in Colorado 'Create Change.'” Co-authored with Jim Williams. ARL: A Bimonthly Report on Research Library Issues and Actions from ARL, CNI, and SPARC, August, 2000. Link.

“Ethnic Populations: A Model for Statewide Services.” American Libraries, November 1997: 38-40.

“Mentoring On My Mind:  It Takes a Family to Graduate a Minority Library Professional,” American Libraries, November 1997: 41.

“Recruitment and Retention of Librarians of Color: The Future.” In Creating Our Future: Essays on Librarianship. Sally Reed, Ed. Jefferson, NC: McFarland and Co., 1996.

“Equal Access for All: A Reaction to ‘A Nation Connected.’” In Envisioning a Nation Connected. Betty Turock, Ed. Chicago: ALA, 1996.

“Changing a Library Services Faculty Model: The Major & Minor (M & M) Approach.” Co-authored. In ACRL National Conference Proceedings, 1995.

“Recruitment of Minority Personnel in Libraries.” In Culture Keepers II. Unity Through Diversity, Presentation, Conference Proceedings of the Second National Conference of African American Librarians. Westwood, MA: Faxon, September 1995.

“Minorities and the Symbolic Potential of the Academic Library: Stewardship and Management Beyond Paternalism.” Co-authored. College and Research Libraries, Vol. 56, November 1995: 509-517.

“Library Services to Ethnic Minority Populations - Long Range Plan.” Editor. ERIC ED366 338. August 1993.

“Futures: The Continued Search for Excellence,” In Community College Libraries: A Pattern Of Excellence, Roseanne Kalich, Ed. Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, 1992.

“Collection Evaluation: ‘Where’s the Beef' in Community College Library Collections?” In Community College Reference Services, William Katz, Ed. Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, 1992.

“Libraries, Lobbying, and Legislative Issues.” Guest Editor. Colorado Libraries, 18/4, December 1992: 4-5.

“The Community College Library’s Role in the Recruitment and Retention of Minority Students.” Colorado Libraries, 17/3, September 1991: 5-8.

“If You Don’t Know Which Road to Take, Any Road Will Get You There,” Colorado Libraries, 17/3, September 1991: 20-21.

“Spotlight on the Academic Librarian.” Co-author. 1990 Library Publicity Book, Chicago: American Library Association, 1989.

“Information and Library Technician Curriculum for Paraprofessionals.” Colorado Libraries, June 1987.

“Needs Analysis for Designing an Information/Library Technician Curriculum for Pikes Peak Community College.” Community and Junior College Libraries, Summer 1986.

A Nationwide Survey of Education Doctoral Students’ Attitudes Regarding the Importance of the Library and Need for Bibliographic Instruction. Dissertation, University of Northern Colorado, 1984.

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