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Minnesota State University, Mankato

Minnesota State University, Mankato

Barb Bergman

Page address: http://lib.mnsu.edu/about/staff/bergman/bergman.html

Barb Bergman

Media Services Librarian/ERC Coordinator
Email: barbara.bergman@mnsu.edu
HomePage: http://lib.mnsu.edu/about/staff/bergman/bergman.html
Voice: (507)389-5945 Fax: (507)389-5155


RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • As Coordinator for the Educational Resource Center (ERC) in the lower level of Memorial Library, I oversee the collections and services for this area. The Educational Resource Center houses collections such as videos, audiobooks, K-12 textbooks, juvenile books, kits, etc. meant to support the curriculum at MSU. The ERC also provides audio, visual, and multimedia equipment services.
  • As Media Services Librarian, I am directly responsible for the motion media - videos, films, DVDs - and equipment. I am the collection developer for videos/DVDs.
  • As Interlibrary Loan Librarian, I oversee the lending and borrowing carried out by the ILL staff
  • I am part of the Library team for the College of Education. I am liaison to these departments:
    • Educational Leadership
    • Educational Studies: Special Populations
    • Aviation

PROFESSIONAL INFORMATION:

Education

Minnesota State University, Mankato
M.A., Educational Leadership-2004

The University of Iowa
Iowa City, Iowa
M.A., Library and Information Science-1997

Winona State University
Winona, Minnesota
B.S. cum honore, Paralegal-1994

Experience

Media Services Librarian
Minnesota State University, Mankato
Mankato, Minnesota
2001-present

Media Librarian
Angelo State University
San Angelo, Texas
1998-2001

Media Services Library Assistant
The University of Iowa Libraries
Iowa City, Iowa
1995-1997

Scholarship: Articles, Presentations & other professional activities

  • Reviews of educational videos (ongoing) for Educational Media Review Online (EMRO). 2002-present. Reviews are published online at:http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/emro/search.html Quicklink:http://tinyurl.com/js2k
    • 2008: Militainment Inc.; Bloodlines; Inside the mind of Adolph Hitler; Ochberg's Orphans
    • 2007: Bullshit-Vandana Shiva; and Amateur Photographer
    • 2006: Desire: a film by Julie Gustafson with the Teenage Girls' Documentary Project in New Orleans, and Ambient Flowers
    • Previous: Through My Thick Glasses, Bloodlines: Technology hits home, A Farm Picture: The life and times of Long Island farms, The Walnut Tree, Peanuts, Not for Sale, Daddy and Papa, Dads Wanted, and Confession, Live and Let Go, and Broken Limbs:Apples, Agriculture, and the New American Farmer.

  • Article: Bergman, B. (2010, Winter). Making the most of your video collection: Trends in patron access and resource sharing. Library Trends, 58 (3), 335-348.
  • Article: Schomberg, J. and Bergman, B. (2009). Building a Sub-Saharan African film collection. Collection Building,28(4), 150-154.
  • Article: Bergman, B., and Radeloff, C. (2009, Winter). Global Perspectives: Developing Media Literacy Skills to Advance Critical Thinking. Feminist Teacher, 19 (2), 168-171.
  • Presentation: Bergman, B., and Sizemore, D. (2007, October 25). Taking your show on the road: Library outreach with a book cart drill team. Minnesota Library Association conference, Mankato.
  • Article: Bergman, B., Schomberg, J., & Peters, V. (Spring2007). Video Collection for the Sometimes Media Librarian: Tips and Tricks for Selecting, Purchasing, and Cataloging Videos for an Academic Library. College and Undergraduate Libraries, 14(1), 57-77.
  • Presentation: Bergman, B., Matwichuk, M., & Threatt, M. (2007, March 30). Singing like a fish: Innovations in higher education through multimedia. Poster session presented at the Conference of the Association of College and Research Libraries 2007, Baltimore, MD. [prepare poster; actual presentation done by Matwichuk and Threatt]
  • Presentation: Bergman, B. (2007, April 13) See any good movies lately? Video lending and borrowing in academic libraries. Paper presented at the Midwest Interlibrary Lone Conference 2007, Dubuque, IA.
  • Aritcle:Bergman, B., Matwichuk, M.. & Threatt, M/ (2005-06, Fall/Winter). Singing lik a fish, Part I: Access, use and production of multimedia in academic assignments. College and University Media Review, 12(1):37-56
  • Article:Bergman, B., Matwichuk, M., & Threatt, M. (2005-06, Fall/Winter). Singing like a fish, part II: A select annotated digital media webliography. College and University Media Review, 12(1): 57.68. (Published February 2007).
  • Presentation: Copyright, fair use, and the electronic classroom,Wireless and Teaching & Technology Conference, MSU, November 8, 2005.
  • Presentation: Singing like a fish: Multimedia in academic assignments I-Teach conference (MnSCU CTL), Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, November 4, 2005.
  • Presentation: Copyright, Fair Use, and the Classroom. Minnesota Educational Media Organization (MEMO) Fall Conference, Mankato, October 15, 2005.
  • Presentation:Singing like a fish: Access, use, and production of multimedia in academic assignments. Consortium of College & University Media Centers annual conference (Portland, Oregon). Co-authors: Monique Threatt (Indiana University) and Meghann Matwichuk (University of Delaware). October 7, 2005.
  • Article: Looking at electronic resources librarians: Is there gender equity within this emerging specialty? New Library World, (106) 3/4, 116-127. April 2005. Research on the demographics of electronic resource librarians
  • Presentation:Adventures-R-Us: Shooting the rapids and emerging as electronic resource librarians. Co-presentation with Melissa Holmberg at the ACRL Conference, Minneapolis. April 2005.
  • Presentation: Future so bright? Trends in video circulation policies,Consortium of College and University Media Centers Annual Conference, Cincinnati, Ohio. October 2004.
  • Article:Academic media center collection development and circulation policies: a comparative analysis with Mary Laskowski, Coordinator of Media Service, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. College and University Media Review, Spring/Summer 2004, 10(2), p.85-118.
  • Presentation: Copyright, Fair Use, and the Electronic Classroom, MnSCU I-Teach Conference, Brooklyn Park, Minn. April 16, 2004. http://www.oit.mnscu.edu/iteach2004/
  • Presentation: Show me! Effect use of multimedia in the classroom. MnSCU I-Teach Conference, Minneapolis, April 25, 2003.
  • Presentation: Row your boat? Is a video stream in your future? MnSCU I-Teach Conference, Minneapolis, April 25, 2003. The conference focus is on teaching with technology.
  • Presentation: Copyright & fair use of multimedia. MnSCU Library Day, Minneapolis, April 4, 2003.
  • Presentation:Copyright, fair use, and videotapes: What every media specialist should know. Presentation at the Minnesota Educational Media Organization (MEMO) Fall Conference, Bloomington, MN, October 5, 2002.
  • Web publication:Research Revolution - Prepared a mediagraphy of films, book, and web sites for Research Revolution, a video viewing & discussion series for libraries from National Video Resources. Fall 2002. Available online under the Recommended films, books, websites link for each six categories. http://www.nvr.org/research_index.php?pro=research Quicklink: http://tinyurl.com/ms1v

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