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Mariela Hristova

Associate Dean
Science Librarian for Mathematics, Statistics, and Actuarial Science

Email: hristova@oakland.edu
Phone: 248-370-2464

Office: KL 300D
Office hours: Mon & Tue 2-4pm by appt.

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Research Interests

Information literacy, instructional design, content management, web development, and digital tools for research.

 

Publications

Nichols Hess, A., & Hristova, M. (2016). To search or to browse: How users navigate a new interface for online library tutorials. College & Undergraduate Libraries, 23(2), 168-183.

Hristova, M, & Miree, C. (2013). Longitudinal Update: Business information literacy teaching at different academic levels. Journal of Information Literacy 7(2), 153-155.

Hristova, M. (2013). Library Widget for Moodle. Code4Lib Journal, 19. Available at http://journal.code4lib.org/articles/7922.

Hristova, M. (2012). RefWorks usage patterns: Exploring the first four semesters of use by faculty, graduate students, and undergraduates. Internet Reference Services Quarterly, 17 (2): 45-64.

Greer, K., Swanberg, S., Hristova, M., Switzer, A, Daniel, D., and Perdue, S. (2012). Beyond the web tutorial: Development and implementation of an online, self-directed academic integrity course at Oakland University. The Journal of Academic Librarianship, 38 (5), 251-258.

Gunn, M., & Miree, C. (2012). Business information literacy teaching at different academic levels: An exploration of skills and implications for instructional design. Journal of Information Literacy, 6 (1), 18-34.

Gunn, M., & Kraemer, E. (2011). The agile teaching library: Models for integrating information literacy in online learning experiences. In S. Kelsey & K. St.Amant (Eds.), Computer-mediated communication: Issues and approaches in education, pp.191-206. Hershey PA: Information Science Reference.

Gunn, M. (2008, March/April). Tech watch: Reducing form spam with reCAPTCHA. Michigan Libraries, 73 (2), 31-32.

Gunn, M., Roy, L. & Oliver, A. (2005, Winter). Building a Bridge to TexShare for Small and Rural Libraries. Texas Library Journal 81 (4), 160-162.

 

Book Reviews

Gunn, M. (2011, February). Design literacies: Learning and innovation in the digital age. Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries, 48(6), 3406.

Gunn, M. (2010, May). Rethinking education in the age of technology: The digital revolution and schooling in America. Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries, 47(9), 5154.

Gunn, M. (2008, November). Information literacy assessment in K-12 settings. Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries, 46(3),  1618.

Gunn, M. (2008, April). Educating the Net generation: How to engage students in the 21st century. Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries, 45(8),  4519.

 

Presentations

Hristova, M. (2013, March 22). User-centered approach to library websites: A change in perspective for all librarians. Conference Presentation, Michigan Academy of Science, Arts & Letters, Holland, MI.

Gunn, M. (2012, March 2). What's in a Guide? A comparison of content elements and their instructional potential. Conference Presentation, Michigan Academy of Science, Arts & Letters, Alma, MI.

Gunn, M., & Strub, M. (2011, April 1). Subject guides: Rethinking approaches to content and interactivity. Poster Presentation, ACRL National Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

Gunn, M., & Miree-Coppin, C. (2010, May 19). The importance of discipline-specific library instruction for undergraduates. Conference Presentation, Fourth Annual Conference on Teaching and Learning, Rochester, MI.

Gunn, M., Roy, L. (2006, April 27). Building a Rural Bridge to TexShare for Small and Rural Libraries. Peer-Reviewed Contributed Paper, TLA Conference 2006, Houston, TX.

Gunn, M. (co-panelist with Joan Alcott and Valli Hoski). (2006, April 28). Savvy Staff Training for Free. Invited Presentation, TLA Conference 2006, Houston, TX.

Gunn, M., Roy, L. (2006, January 16). Bridge to TexShare for Small and Rural Libraries. Works in Progress Poster Session, ALISE Conference 2006, San Antonio, TX.

 

Service

Library Service

STANDING COMMITTEES
2010 - 2016 Executive Committee
2011 - 2013, 2014 - present Committee on Elections (Chair in 2014-2015)
2011 - 2012 Library Committee on Appointment and Promotion
2010 - 2012 Merit and Travel Committee
2010 - 2011 Electronic Resources Selection Committee
2008 - 2010 Committee on Instruction

TASK FORCES AND GROUPS
2017 - present Library Digital Asset Accessibility Remediation Team
2017 - present Makerspace Steering Committee
2017 - present Strategic Building Use Task Force, Co-Chair
2017 - present Events, Exhibits, and Marketing Committee, Chair
2011 - present Library Technologies Team
2007 - present Instruction Group
2007 - present Research Services Group
2007 - present Collection Development Group
2008 - 2017 Online User Interfaces (OUI) Team, Chair 2011-2017
2016 - 2017 Colleague Committee for the C1 Review of Helen Levenson
2009 - 2016 Integrated Systems and Data Team
2015 - 2016 Colleague Committee for the C1 Review of Shawn McCann
2015 - 2016 Colleague Committee for the C2 Review of Amanda Hess
2011 - 2015 Operations, Assessment and Management (OAM) Group
2013 - 2014 Privacy Policy Task Force
2013 - 2014 Strategic Planning Update Task Force
2013 - 2014 Colleague Committee for the C1 Review of Meghan Finch
2011 - 2012 Plagiarism Course Task Force, Chair
2011 - 2012 Strategic Planning Task Force
2011 - 2012 Information Commons Integration Task Force
2011 - 2012 Search Committee, User Support Services Specialist
2011 - 2012 Search Committee, Web and Emerging Technologies Librarian, Medical Library
2010 - 2011 Search Committee, Digital and Web Services Librarian, Medical Library
Fall 2010 Student Employee Scholarship Committee
2010 - 2011 Discovery Tool Task Force
2009 - 2010 Colleague Committee for the C1 Review of Julia Rodriguez
2008 - 2009 Information Commons Task Force


University Service

STANDING COMMITTEES
2015 - 2016 Faculty Re-­employment and Promotion Committee
2013 - 2015 
Campus Development and Environment Committee, OU Senate
2011 - 2013 Academic Computing Committee, OU Senate, Chair in 2012-2013
2011 - 2013 University Research Committee, OU Senate
2008 - 2010 Library Committee, OU Senate

TASK FORCES AND GROUPS
2017 - present HLC Steering Committee
2015 - 2016 Campus Master Planning Committee
2010 - 2011
eCornucopia Planning Committee
2008 - 2012 E-LIS Faculty Advisory Committee
2007 - 2008 Faculty Learning Community


Professional Service

2012 - 2016 Southeast Michigan League of Libraries (SEMLOL) Executive Board
Chair Elect in 2013-2014
; Chair in 2014-2015; Past Chair in 2015-2016

2011 - 2014 Michigan Academic Business Librarians (MABL) Group

April 2013 Peer-reviewing for the Journal of Media and Communication Studies

Winter 2011 Mentoring for UM School of Information PEP Internship Program

 

Professional Affiliations

2003 - present American Library Association (ALA)
2003 - present Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL)

Educational Background

Master of Science in Information Studies, The University of Texas at Austin, August 2005
Master of Arts in English, Kansas State University, May 2002
Bachelor of Arts in English, American University in Bulgaria, May 2000

 

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