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Barbara A. Shipman

Instruction and Reference Services Librarian


Office: 249 Kresge Library

Email: bmoore@oakland.edu

Phone: 248.370.2451

Office Hours/Research Assistance

For research help, my office hours are Mondays and Wednesdays 2-3pm.
For appointments at other times, please email me with your research topic and suggested days/times to meet.


Schedule a research consultation with other KL librarians

Services Provided

Research Interests

My research interests includes the following: Academic Librarianship, Traditional and Non-Traditional Students' Information Needs and Seeking Behaviors, Information Literacy Education, Instructional and Emerging Technologies, Embedded and Distance Learning Librarianship. I am enthusiastic about the benefits of using instructional technology to create engaging and interactive instruction that enhances students' information literacy compentancies.

Publications and Workshops

Lombardo, S. V. and Shipman, B. A. (forthcoming). Take it from the top: Cultivating relationships with STEM faculty to connect with students. In Gubnitskaia, V. and Smallwood, C. (Eds.), How to STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Education in Libraries. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press.

Lombardo, S.V. and Shipman, B.A. (April 4, 2013). STEM Career Search Workshop. Workshop presented to STEM Undergraduate and Graduate students at Oakland University, Rochester, MI.

Current Library Service

  • Collection Development Group (2009-present)
  • Information Literacy Group (2009-present)
  • Reference Group (2009-present)
  • Professional Service

  • American Librarian Association (2006-present)
  • Association of College & Research Libraries (2011-present)
  • Michigan Library Association (2008-present)
  • North American Serials Interest Group, (2007-2008)
  • Educational Background

    Master of Library and Information Science, Wayne State University, 2008.

    Bachelor of Broadcasting & Cinematic Arts, Central Michigan University, 1999. (Minor: English)


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