Connie Anderson-Cohoon

Curriculum Vita

Connie J. Anderson-Cohoon

Lenn and Dixie Hannon Library

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Education

1991 M.S. Interdisciplinary Studies Southern Oregon State College
1983 M.L.I.S. Library Science University of California, Berkeley
1975 B.S. Ed. Education University of North Dakota

Experience

Professor and Reference Services Coordinator, Southern Oregon University Library
1995 to present

Responsible for the overall planning and management of Reference Services and the Learning Commons. Hire, train, and supervise temporary librarians, one classified employee, and eight student employees. Library liasion to Business, Economics and Masters in Management.

Bibliographic Instruction Coordinator, Business/Economics Librarian, Southern Oregon University Library
1988-1995

Manager, Research Library & Information Center, Bank of America
1986-1988

Reference Librarian, BA Investment Management Corporation
1983-1986

Publications

"Revitalizing Reference." OLA Quarterly Summer 2010. Editor.

"History of Internet Search Tools." Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science 71 (2002).

"History of Internet Search Tools." Encyclopedia of Microcomputers 28 (2002).

"What I Want to Be When I Grow Up." Connections Winter 1998: 3.

"Fee or Free? Printing from Public Workstations in the Library." Computers in Libraries May 1998: 26-30.

"Implementing a Cost Recovery System for Printing." RSR Reference Services Review 25 (1997): 97-101.

"What's In It for You, Or, Why Join OLA, ACRL, Etc." OLA Quarterly Spring 1995: 11.

"President's Letter to ACRL Members." ACRL Newsletter March 1995: 1.

"Oregon's Role in the Pacific Rim Economy: An Annotated Bibliography 1980-1990." M.S. Thesis. Southern Oregon State College, 1991.

"The 1990 Resource Guide for Small Business in Jackson County." Southern Oregon State College, 1990.

Professional Papers Presented

"At the Heart of OLA: Member Participation." Oregon Library Association, April 25-27, 2012.

"Stable Libraries, Stable Jobs." Oregon Library Association, April 6-8, 2011.

"Just Say YES: Members Build OLA -- OLA Builds Members." Oregon Library Association, April 6-8, 2011.

"Retreat to Advance: Promoting a Culture of Change." Oregon Library Association, April 5-7, 2006.

"Using Undergraduate Student Workers at the Reference Desk." Oregon Library Association, April 6-8, 2005.

"Elements of a Business Plan." Oregon Library Association, April 23-25, 2003.

"To Hell with Hierarchy: A new Decision-Making Model." Women's Worlds 99: 7th International Interdisciplinary Congress, June 20-26, 1999, Tromso, Norway.

"Fee or Free: The Decision to Charge for Printing from Public Workstations and the Implementation of a System." Online NorthWest, Feb. 6, 1998.

"The Art of Facilitation.." Oregon/Washington Library Association Joint Conference, April 25, 1997. (Sponsored by the Association of College and Research Libraries, Oregon Chapter)

"International Trade Resources." Southern Oregon International Trade Council, November 17, 1994.

"Local Sources of International Trade-What's New?" Southern Oregon International Trade Organization, March 19, 1992.

"Bibliographic Instruction for CD-ROMs." Online NorthWest, January 25, 1991.

"Local Sources of International Trade." Southern Oregon International Trade Council, November 15, 1990.

"Strategies for Doing Company and Industry Research." Southern Oregon Library Federation, November 16, 1989.

Campus Governance

2012 to present Budget/UPC Taskforce, Co-chair
2012 to present Association of Professors, Southern Oregon University, Board of Directors
2007 to present Library Advisory Committee, Chair
2008-2009 Vice President of Finance & Administration Search Committee
2007-2008 Face of the Cube Task Force
2007-2008 President's Investiture Committee
2006-2007 Presidential Search Committee
2006-2007 Faculty Survey Taskforce
2005-2006 Assessment Committee
2001 to 2007 Association of Professors, Southern Oregon University, Board of Directors (President 2005)
1993 to present University Planning Committee (Chair 1995-96, 1996-1997, 2007-08, 2011-12)
2004-2005 Hannon Library Dedication Committee
2000-2005 Faculty Senate
2002-2003 Library Enhancement Campus Campaign Committee (Co-Chair)
2002-2003 Interim Provost Selection Committee
2002-2003 Faculty Senate Advisory Council
2001-2002 APSOU Issues Committee (Chair)
2000-2001 Faculty Senate Hearing Committee
1996-1998 Academic Standards Committee
1994-1995 Association of Professors, Southern Oregon State College, Issues Committee
1993-1996 Faculty Personnel Committee (Chair 1995-1996)
1992-1994 Association of Professors, Southern Oregon State College, Board of Directors
1991-1993 Faculty Development Committee
1990-1992 Faculty Senate
1991-1992 Faculty Senate Nominating Committee
1990-1991 Faculty Senate Hearing Committee
1989-1991 Financial Aids & Awards Committee (Chair 1990-1991)

Library Committees

2008 to present Public Relations Team (Chair, 2010-2013)
2011-2013 Library Personnel Committee
2007-2008 Library Dean Search Committee
2007-2009 Joint RCC/SOU Higher Education Center Commitee
2004-2009 Public Access Team (Chair 2007-08)
2002-present Reference and Instruction Team
2001-2009 Web Team
1998-present Electronic Resources Team
2001-2005 Reference Team (Chair)
2002-2005 Library Building Workgroup
2002-2005 Phasing Team
2000-2005 Professional Development Team (Chair)
2001-2003 Library Personnel Committee (Chair 2002-2003)
1997-1998 Information Technology Center Committee
1995-2003 Library Personnel Committee (Chair 1997-1998)
1997-1998 Materials Delivery Committee
1997-1998 Space Allocation Working Group (Chair)
1996-1998 Video Committee (Chair)
1997-1998 Web Redesign Committee
1988-1996 Library Instruction Committee (Chair 1988-1995)
1994-1996 Experimental Money Committee (Chair 1994-1995)
1994-1996 Library Signs Committee
1994-1995 Library Reorganization Committee
1990-1992 Library Personnel Committee (Chair 1990-1991)

Rogue Valley Television Programs

December 16, 1998, SOU Today
October 16, 1998, Getting Down to Business
November 13, 1996, Patrick Combs
November 23, 1993, Around the World with Rogue Valley Business
January, 1992, Around the World with Rogue Valley Business
May 1992, Resources for Retailing
December 1992, Around the World with Rogue Valley Business

Offices Held

2010-2011 Oregon Library Association, Branding Task Force, Chair
2010-2011 Oregon Library Association, Past President
2009-2010 Oregon Library Association, President
2008-2009 Oregon Library Association, President Elect
2006 Association of Professors, Southern Oregon University, Past President
2006 Ashland Babe Ruth, President
2005 Ashland Babe Ruth, Vice President
2005 Association of Professors, Southern Oregon University, President
2001-2003 Association of Professors, Southern Oregon University, Board of Directors
2001-2004 Ashland Little League, Board of Directors (President 2001-2003)
1994-1995 Association of College and Research Libraries, Oregon Chapter, President
1992-1994 Association of Professors, Southern Oregon State College, Board of Directors
1991-1995 Association of College and Research Libraries, Oregon Chapter, Board of Directors.
1992-1993 Business Interest Group of Oregon, President

Honors & Awards

1997 Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society. Faculty award.

Classes Taught

Fall 1997 BA272 Career Planning. Team taught with Thom Jones
Fall 1996 BA272 Career Exploration and Life Planning. Team taught with Thom Jones and Robert Domaingue.

Professional Memberships


Association of Oregon Faculties
Association of Professors: Southern Oregon University
Oregon Library Association
-ACRL Oregon Chapter
-Business Interest Group of Oregon (BIGOR)
-Library Instruction Roundtable (LIRT)
Southern Oregon Library Federation

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