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Stephen Weiter

Dean, University Libraries


Office: 300A Kresge Library
Phone: 248-370-2459
Fax: 248-370-2474
Email: spweiter@oakland.edu


M.L.S.   Syracuse University School of Information Studies (1995)

Leadership Institute for Academic Librarians, Harvard University (2010)

M.A.     International Relations, Syracuse University Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs (1985)  (ABD, completed 30 hours additional course work and passed doctoral candidacy exam 1986-1987) Certificate of Competency in South Asian Studies (1987)

B.A.     Political Science (Honors) University of Louisville (1984) Concentration in International Studies

Publications and Presentations


(Accepted) Panel Presentation on Instructional Support and Open Textbooks (with Mark McBride, Katherine Pitcher, et.al.) at 2015 Open Ed Conference, Vancouver BC Nov. 2015Reviewer Journal of Library Innovationhttp://www.libraryinnovation.org/ 2011-

(Accepted) , "Dr. Changelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Change Management", book chapter for So You Want to Be An Academic Library Director, scheduled for publication by ALA Editions in late 2016.

(Invited) Editorial Advisory Board, Journal of Library Innovation http://www.libraryinnovation.org/ 2013-Publications and Presentations

(Invited ) The Importance of Library-based Publishing and the Evolving Scholarly Publications Landscape, presentation given at SUNY Brockport Publishing in Libraries Conference, March 20, 2015, Brockport, NY 5 downloads through 06/03/15 http://digitalcommons.esf.edu/libraries_fac/5/

Open Textbooks and Textbook Publishing Services.  Panel presentation given at the New York Library Association Conference, Nov. 6, 2014 Saratoga Springs, NY. http://www.nyla.org/max/4DCGI/cms/review.html?Action=CMS_Document&DocID=1157&MenuKey=conf_info

(Invited by sponsor-Proquest) ACRL Choice Webinar:  Library Information through Discovery, Collection Management, and Assessment:  Next Generation Systems Generate United, Intelligent Workflows.  With Peter Zhang, (UT-Arlington), et.al. Webinar presentation on the use of library assessment metrics for decision-making regarding services, collection development, and innovative services.  October 14, 2014 2:00 PM http://www.ala.org/news/press-releases/2014/08/fall-2014-acrl-choice-webinar-program-announced17 downloads from 11/01/14-06/03/15 http://digitalcommons.esf.edu/libraries_fac/3/

Open Textbooks and Open SUNY Textbooks: Cooperative Strategies for Reducing the Costs of Textbooks.

Panel presentation given at 2014 Educause Conference, Orlando, FL.  Sept. 29-Oct. 2, 2014 http://www.educause.edu/annual-conference/2014/open-textbooks-and-open-suny-textbooks-cooperative-strategies-reducing-cost-textbooks

The Department of "Getting it."  Presentation with Ruth Owens, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry at IDS Project Conference, July 31, 2014, Syracuse, NY. http://idsproject.org/conferences/2014/sessionslist.aspx

Value of Open Educational Resources and Open Textbooks.  With Cyril Oberlander and Kate Pitcher, presented at the 2014 SUNYLA Empire Collaborations Conference, Albany, NY, June 13, 2014. http://www.sunyla.org/sunyla_docs/conferences/programs/2014Program.pdf

Starting a Bike Library.  Presented at the 2014 SUNYLA Empire Collaborations Conference, Albany, NY, June 13, 2014. http://www.sunyla.org/sunyla_docs/conferences/programs/2014Program.pdf

 (Invited Guest Lecture)  A History of  Integrated Library Systems and the Development of the Industry,  to students in IST 600- LIS Skills and Trends (R. David Lankes, Instructor), Syracuse University, March 2013.

(Invited Guest Lecture)  Library Acquisitions Practices and Changes in the Academic Library, to students in IST 635- Collection Development and Access, Syracuse University, April 2012, April 2013.

(Invited) panelist for Open Access Week presentation held at Moon Library 2010 regarding the hidden costs of Open Access publications.

(By Invitation) Recurring presentations on the library profession each semester to students in IST 511 - Introduction to the Library and Information Profession, Syracuse University, 2004-present.

(Invited) Transitions: From Where You Are Now, To Where You Might Be.  Presented at the 2010 ALLUNY Annual Meeting, Rensselaerville, NY, October 2, 2010.

(Invited)  Integrated Library Systems.  Panel presentation to students in IST 511- Introduction to the Library and Information Profession, Syracuse University, July 22, 2009.

(Invited) Exploring Usage Statistics, a session of Amazing Technical Services: the Director's Cut, Workshop presented by panel at American Association of Law Libraries Annual Conference, Portland, OR, July 12, 2008.

Who's Really Computer Savvy? Web 2.0 Technologies and Your Library, presented at the 39th Annual BIALL Study Conference in Dublin, Ireland, June 12, 2008; published in Legal Information Management, V. 8 N. 4 (Winter 2008).

Collection Management Without Wires: Usage Statistics and Wireless Tools.   Presented at the 18th Annual CODI Conference, Pittsburgh, PA November 9, 2007

The Persistence of Perception: Myths surrounding the Long-Term Storage of Digital Formats* presented at the 35th Annual BIALL Study Conference in Edinburgh, Scotland June 12, 2004 and by invitation at the (Syracuse University) Barclay Law Library Occasional Lecture Series , June 3, 2004.

*Reviewed at P. 237 of Report on the Annual BIALL Conference 2004 in Edinburgh Legal Information Management(2004), 4: 236-238 Cambridge University Press, and in Special Library Association Legal Division "Quarterly" Summer 2004, p.21  .

(Invited) Panelist: The Incredible Shrinking Law Library: Fitting the Ship in the Bottle Canadian Assoc. of Law Libraries Annual Meeting, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON Canada, May 27, 2003


(Invited) "Enhanced content Links Add Power to Online Card Catalog", in Special TechLink Supplement to The Daily Record, Rochester, NY: July 24, 2003, p.16A.

Courting the Future: A Long-Range Technology Plan for the Appellate Division Law Library, Fourth Department.  Published as supplement on CD-ROM in Cohn, John M., and et.al, Writing and Updating Technology Plans, Neal-Schuman Publishers, New York: 1999.

(Invited) A Bridge Too Long?:  A New Appraisal of the View of CD-ROM as a Bridge Technology,* Law Library Resource Exchange, September 1997.  #http://www.llrx.com/features/bridge.htm#

*Cited in Legal Reference Services Quarterly V. 17 p.24 (1999)

(Invited) Planning, Implementation and Evaluation of Tools & Techniques for the 21st Century Law Library, Presented at the ALLUNY 1998 Spring Institute, Syracuse University, June 5, 1998.

 (Invited)  "Open All Night: After-Hours Technical Support for Networks", in Computers in Libraries, November 1996. http://pqasb.pqarchiver.com/infotoday/access/10940327.html?FMT=ABS&FMTS=ABS:FT:PAGE&date=Nov%2FDec+1996&author=Weiter%2C+Steve&pub=Computers+in+Libraries&edition=&startpage=27&desc=Open+all+night%3A++After-hours+technical+support+for+networks

Regular Contributor to the Association of Upstate New York Libraries (ALLUNY) newsletter, association, and historical documents 1998-2011. A full list of articles and contributions can be found at:  http://www.aallnet.org/chapter/alluny/news/alluny-pubs.asp?ChooseAuthor=Weiter%2C+Stephen+P.&Submit2=Browse+Authors


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