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Shawn V. Lombardo

Associate Professor |
Coordinator of Collections Support Services |
Engineering and Computer Science Librarian

OFFICE  103C Kresge Library
EMAIL  lombardo@oakland.edu
PHONE  248.370.2493

OFFICE HOURS  Wed., 2:30-3:30pm | Thurs., 2:00-3:00pm or by appointment. Email me or schedule an appointment online:

Research Interests

Demand-driven acquisition models, the e-resource lifecycle, research patterns of engineering faculty and graduate students, library staff development.

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 Publications

Lombardo, S. V. and Shipman, B. A. (2014). 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.

Kraemer, E. W., Lombardo, S. V., and Lepkowski, F. (2007). The librarian, the machine, or a little of both: A comparative study of three information literacy pedagogies at Oakland University. College & Research Libraries 68(4): 330-42.

Miree, C. E., York, K. M., and Lombardo, S. V. (2007). Using competitive intelligence processes to create value in the healthcare industry. Journal of Competitive Intelligence and Management 4(1). 112-131.

Kraemer, E. W., Keyse, D. J., and Lombardo, S. V. (2004). Beyond these walls: Building a library outreach program at Oakland University. Reference Librarian 39(82): 5-17.

published simultaneously as:

Kraemer, E. W., Keyse, D. J., and Lombardo, S. V. (2004). Beyond these walls: Building a library outreach program at Oakland University. In Kelsey, P. and Kelsey, S. (Eds.), Outreach Services in Academic and Special Libraries. Binghamton, NY: Haworth.

Lombardo, S. V. and Miree, C. E. (2003). Caught in the web: The impact of library instruction on business students' perceptions and use of print and online resources. College & Research Libraries 64, 6-22.

Lombardo, S. V. and Condic, K. S. (2001). Convenience or content: A study of undergraduate periodical use. RSR: Reference Services Review 29, 327-337.

Lombardo, S. V. and Condic, K. S. (2000). Empowering users with a new online catalog. Library Hi Tech 18, 130-141.

Selected Presentations

Swanberg, S., Lombardo, S. V., Mi, M., and Bulgarelli, N. (May 20, 2012). Sharehousing: Adopting the Household Model in the Establishment and Integration of a New Virtual Medical Library. Poster session presented at the Medical Library Association Annual Conference, Seattle, WA.

Lombardo, S. V. and Juettemeyer, T. (November 14, 2006). Information ethics in the information age: Plagiarism at Oakland University. Presentation sponsored by the Oakland University Senate Teaching & Learning Committee, Oakland University, Rochester, MI.

Kraemer, E. W. and Lombardo, S. V. (March 3, 2006). A comparative study of information literacy instruction pedagogy at Oakland University. Presentation at the Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, & Letters, Oakland University, Rochester, MI.Lombardo, S. V. & Miree, C. E. (February 2004). Untangling students from the Web: Applying an interdisciplinary technique to combat students' attitudes toward information resources. Presentation to Oakland University School of Business Administration faculty, Oakland University, Rochester, MI.

Lombardo, S. V., Lepkowski, F., and Keyse, D. (November 11, 2003). What is information literacy, anyway? And what can we do about it at Oakland University? Presentation sponsored by the OU Senate Teaching and Learning Committee, Oakland University, Rochester, MI. Presentation reprised for the Kresge Library Colloquium series (November 24, 2003) and for the Senate Library Committee (April 18, 2004).

Lombardo, S. V. and Miree, C. E. (2003, June). Untangling students from the Web: Applying an interdisciplinary approach to combat students' attitudes toward information resources. Presentation at the 2003 Organizational Behavior Teaching Conference, Western New England College, Springfield, MA.

Lombardo, S. V. (2003, May). Plagiarism, the Internet and libraries. Presentation at the 2003 Rural Libraries Conference, Mackinac Island, MI.

Lombardo, S. V. (2002, October). Plagiarism, the Internet and libraries. Presentation at the 2003 Michigan Library Association Annual Conference, Grand Rapids, MI.

Lombardo, S. V. & Wilson, S. H. (2001, June). Where's the bun? A study of LIS students at Wayne State University. Poster session presented at the American Library Association Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA.

Lombardo, S. V. (2000, November). Plagiarism and the Internet. In Detecting and preventing plagiarism. Panel discussion presented at Oakland University, Rochester, MI.

Lombardo, S. V. & Condic, K. S. (1999, June). How patrons cope with a new OPAC: A study of user satisfaction in an academic library. Poster session presented at the American Library Association Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Lombardo, S. V. (1999, May). Providing reading instruction to Rhetoric students: Evaluating Internet information. Presentation to Oakland University Rhetoric Department faculty, Rochester, MI.

Awards/Honors

Selected by the OU Senate Library Committee to be a co-presenter at the 2009 Kresge Library "Authors@Oakland" celebration.

College & Research Libraries 2007 article was a finalist for the Second Annual Scholarly Work on Teaching and Learning Award at the 2010 Teaching Professor Conference in Cambridge, MA.

College & Research Libraries article named one of "Top 20 Best Articles in 2007" by the American Library Association Library Instruction Round Table, 2008.

College & Research Libraries article named one of "Top 20 Best Articles in 2003" by the American Library Association Library Instruction Round Table, 2004.

Nominee, University Teaching Excellence Award, 2002 & 2003.

Honoree, Oakland University Faculty Recognition Luncheon, 2001.

Selected Professional Activities

Library Service

STANDING COMMITTEES AND WORKING GROUPS
2013 - present  Administrative Leadership Team (ALT)
2011 - present Operations, Assessment and Management (OAM) Group
2013-present Online User Interfaces (OUI) Team
2012-present Collections Description and Access Team
2009-2013 Library Committee on Appointment and Promotion (Chair, 2010 - 2013)
2009 - 2012 Elections Committee
1998 - 2014 Electronic Resources Selection Committee
2000 - 2002 Executive Committee
1998 - 2001 Merit/Travel Committee
1998 - present Collection Development Group
1998 - present Information Literacy Group
1998 - present Research Services Group

TASK FORCES AND AD HOC COMMITTEES
2014 Wayfinding Task Force (co-chair)
2013 Acquisitions Workflow Task Force
2012 - 2013 LibQUAL Study Task Force
2011 - 2012 Strategic Planning Task Force
2010 - 2011 Discovery Tool Task Force
2010 - 2011 Search Committee, Digital and Web Services Librarian, Medical Library

University Service

STANDING COMMITTEES

2013 - present Academic Council
2011 - 2013 Academic Council
2011 - 2013 Graduate Council
2010 - 2012 Department Chairs and Program Directors Group
2003 - 2005, 2009 - 2011 Senate Library Committee
2006 - 2009 Faculty Re-employment & Promotion Committee (Secretary, 2007 - 2009)
2005 - 2009 General Education Committee
2006 - 2007 E-Learning Faculty Advisory Committee
2005 - 2007 Oakland Post Advisory Board
1999 - 2003 University Committee on Undergraduate Instruction (Chair, 2002 - 2003)
1998 Senate Academic Conduct Committee

TASK FORCES AND AD HOC COMMITTEES
2010 - 2011Library Dean Search Advisory Committee (Co-Chair)
2006 - 2007Library Dean Search Advisory Committee
2005 - 2006First Year Task Force (Chair, Philosophy Subcommittee)
2000 - 2001University Assessment Taskforce

Professional Service

Member-at-large, Current Topics Planning Committee, University Libraries Section, Association of College and Research Libraries, 2000-2004

Michigan Library Association, 1996-2014
Member, Membership Committee, 2005-2007
Secretary, Information Literacy Roundtable, 2001-2003
Chair, Continuing Education Committee, 1999-2001

Wayne State University Library & Information Science Program Alumni Association Executive Board, 2000-2002
Secretary, 2001-2002

Educational Background

Master of Library and Information Science, Wayne State University, 1995.

Master of Arts (English), Michigan State University, 1993.

Bachelor of Arts (English), University of Notre Dame, 1990.
(Minor: Arts & Letters Program for Administrators)

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