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Julia E. Rodriguez

Associate Professor
Nursing, Health Sciences & Scholarly Communications Librarian


Office: 238 Kresge
Phone: 248-370-2490
Email: juliar@oakland.edu

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Research Interests

Flipped classrooms, faculty research behaviors, social media use in education, intellectual property rights, copyright, privacy, open access, scholarly communication.

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Services Provided

  • Assistance for faculty with research and publishing including tool selection and instruction.
  • Liaison to institutional partners on faculty research and scholarly communication issues.
  • Educational training programs for faculty on author rights, and alternative publishing methods.
  • Coordinate the Library's OUR@Oakland repository and open access initiatives.
  • Liaison to School of Nursing and Health Sciences including information literacy instruction and collection development.
  • Reference services and individual research consultations.
  • Workshops provided by request (view subject list)



Rodriguez, J. E. (2016). A Massively Flipped Class-Designing and implementing active learning information literacy instruction for a large enrollment course. Reference Services Review, 44(1), 4-20.

Rodriguez, J. (2015) Scholarly Communications Competencies: Open Access Training for Librarians. New Library World. 116 (7/8), 397. doi.org/10.1108/NLW-12-2014-0140
Author accepted manuscript http://hdl.handle.net/10323/4600

Rodriguez, J. (2014) Awareness and Attitudes about Open Access Publishing: A Glance at Generational Differences. Journal of Academic Librarianship 40 (6), 604. doi:10.1016/j.acalib.2014.07.013
Author accepted manuscript version http://hdl.handle.net/10323/4601

Rodriguez, J. E., Greer, K., & Shipman, B. (2014). Copyright and you: Copyright instruction for college students in the digital age. Journal of Academic Librarianship, 40(5), 486. doi:10.1016/j.acalib.2014.06.001
Author accepted manuscript version http://hdl.handle.net/10323/3161

Rodriguez, J. (2011). Social Media Use in Higher Education: Key Areas to Consider for Educators. Journal of Online Learning and Teaching, 7(4), 539-550. OPEN ACCESS Retrieved from http://jolt.merlot.org/vol7no4/rodriguez_1211.pdf

Rodriguez, J. (2010). Social Software in Academic Libraries for Internal Communication and Knowledge Management: A Comparison of Two Reference Blog Implementations. Internet Reference Services Quarterly, 15(2), 107-124. doi:10.1080/10875301003788323
Author accepted manuscript version http://hdl.handle.net/10323/2181

Co-authored article (under name Julia E. Buryk):

Riolo, J.A., Buryk, J. E., Bromley, M.A. (2008) The Fair Use Rule: When copying is not cheating. Journal of Social Work Values and Ethics, Special Issue on Academic Honesty. 5(1).

Presentations &Workshops


May 29, 2014  MLA Academic Libraries Conference - East Lansing, MI
Copyright and You -- Building a Comprehensive Copyright Course for Students
Feb. 28, 2014  Michigan Academy of Arts and Letters - Rochester MI Open Access training and support for librarian faculty: Building OA confidence and buy-in
May 26, 2011  eCornucopia Open Digital University Conference, Oakland University Why Open Access? A Rationale for Institutional Repositories
Nov. 2007  Michigan Library Association Annual Conference, Lansing, MI
Poster Session presenter - "FLITE Reference Blog"

Oakland University:

Oct. 21, 2014  OA week presentation Open Access Updates and Mandates
Oct. 15, 2014  eLis LunchBytes series: OER and Open textbooks
April 22, 2014  Library faculty workshop: Scholarly communications Impact Metrics
April 18, 2014  Library liaison meeting Scholarly Communications conversation
Feb. 13, 2014  Deans and Department Headed meeting (co-presented with Stephanie Swanberg) Scholarly Communications and Impact Metrics
Nov. 1, 2013  Library liaison meeting Talking to Faculty about Publishing Options
Oct. 24, 2013  OA week presentation (co-presented Nancy Bullgarilli) Author's Rights and Copyright Alternatives
May 23, 2013  Library Staff Summer Workshop Series:Refworks Basics
May 8, 2013  CETL Brown bag Conversations: Copyright for Authors: Understanding Author's Rights and Copyright
April 26, 2013  Critteneon Nurses Workshop: Evidence Based Practice Research and database searching
April 19, 2013  Health Science Faculty Inservice: Researcher Productivity Tools
April 5, 2013   Health Science Faculty Inservice: Refworks Advanced
March 22, 2013  Health Science Faculty Inservice: Refworks Basics
Dec. 7, 2012  CETL Faculty Workshop Series: Let's Reduce Plagiarism and Copyright Problems
Nov. 3, 2012  Physical Therapy Faculty Inservice Part 2: Strategic Publishing Workshop
Oct. 26, 2012  Physical Therapy Faculty Inservice Part 1: Refworks Basics
Nov 15, 2011  Senate Teaching and Learning Committee Fall Workshop: Integrating research tools & materials into Moodle & Scholarship
Nov. 10, 2010  eLis Lunch Bytes series: Teaching with Social Media and Copyright
March 2, 2010  School of Education TAC brownbag lunch on Copyright:
Panel member for Copyright and IP related forum
March 31, 2009  Rochester's Older Person Commission health topics presentation: Health Literacy


University Service

2015 - 2017  University Research Committee - committee member (Chair 2016-2017)
2014 - 2016  CETL Advisory Board - committee member
2014 - 2016  Senate Committee - University Libraries - committee member
2009 - 2014  eLis Advisory Board - committee member
2011 - 2013  Senate Committee - Teaching and Learning - committee member
2009 - 2011  Senate Committee - Academic Computing - committee member

University Task Forces and Ad Hoc Committees
2010 - 2012  SurPriSe faculty learning community
2010 - 2011 e-Cornucopia.2011: The Open Digital University conference (Track chair)

Library Service

2013 - present  Executive Committee
2013 - present  Library Committee on Tenure and Appointment
2009 - 2013      Library Committee on Instruction
2009 - 2013      Web Team
2009 - 2012      Committee on Elections (Chair 2011-2012)

Library Task Forces and Ad Hoc Committees
2014 - present  Scholarly Communications Committee (co-chair)
2013 - present   Undergraduate Research in Writing Award   (Chair 2014-2015)
2013 - present    Art in the Library Task Force
2012 - 2014      Institutional Repository Committee (co-chair)
2012 -2013        Copyright Tutorial Working Group
2011 - 2012       Citation Tools Review Committee
2011 - 2012       WRT 160 Overall Group
2011 - 2012       Plagiarism development group
2008 - 2009       Information Commons Task Force

Professional Service

2014 - 2015  Michigan Health Sciences Library Association - Education Committee member     
2012 - 2013  American College & Research Libraries- Pre-Conference Committee member
2008 - 2009  American College & Research Libraries- Pre-Conference Committee member
2010 -  American College & Research Libraries Technology in University Libraries Committee
2013 - Computers & Education journal- Peer Reviewer
2012 - 2014  Ethics and Information Technology journal -- Peer Reviewer                                                            

Professional Affiliations

2004 - present  American Library Association (ALA)

2005 - present Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL)
(Member 2009 & 2013 Pre-conference committees)

2013 - present  Michigan Health Sciences Library Association (MHSLA)

2007   -   2009  Michigan Library Association (MLA)

2000   -   2005  American Associations of Museums (AAM/ICOM)

Honors & Achievements

Faculty Recognition Honoree: Exemplary Librarianship/Teaching Founder's Day Faculty Recognition Luncheon, April 9 2014.



Graduate Teacher Fellowship Award for Arts Administration Department University of Oregon - 2000


Educational Background

Master of Library and Information Science, University of Pittsbugh, 2005
Master of Science, Arts Administration (Museum Studies) University of Oregon , 2002
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography, University of Hartford Art School , 1992

Master's Project
"Museums as Providers of Online Multimedia Education in the 21st Century". 2002.

Short course:
Digitization for Cultural Hertiage Professionals, The Humanities Advanced Technology & Information Institute (H ATII), University of Glasgow, Scotland, 2002

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