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Minnesota State University, Mankato

Minnesota State University, Mankato

Casey Duevel

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

Casey Duevel

MLIS
Electronic Resources/Reference Librarian
Assistant Professor
Email: casey.duevel@mnsu.edu
HomePage: http://lib.mnsu.edu/about/staff/duevel/duevel.html
Voice: (507)389-5150 Fax: (507)389-5155


RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Serve as primary contact for MINITEX Electronic Resources Librarians and electronic resources vendors: scheduling on-site visits, answering product development questions and surveys, participating in beta testing as appropriate, contacting them for access or content issues, and serving as the library's gatekeeper of vendor and product informatiton (several hundreds of emails each year)
  • Assist with troubleshooting access and linking problems among our electronic resources
  • Provide 8-10 hours of reference service per week
  • Explore new databases and public interface opportunities
  • Set up and manage trials
  • Work with trials vendors to gather necessary information and costs for collection development decisions
  • Gather and submit trials survey data, costs, database comparison reports, and other information to SRC and Dean
  • Train librarians on interface, content, and product changes, with the assistance of all librarians as necessary for specialized content resources
  • Use the database review to evaluate existing electronic resources on a regular basis and consider new resources
  • Analyze usage statistics and compile into several reports about electronic resources for the Dean throughout the calendar year
  • Assist with processing new orders and renewals for electronic resources
  • Investigate improvements to public display and usability of electronic resources
  • Send information to a Technician to update and maintain LibData records and Serials solution ArticleLinker

Investigate resources, procedures and process such as an ERM system, library course guides, acquisition and cancellation forms and licensinsg review.

I serve as library liaison to these departments for collection development

  • Astronomy (Faculty contact: Steven Kipp)
  • Computer Science (Faculty contact: Furman Haddix)
  • Information Sciences(Faculty contact: Leon Tietz)
  • Mathematics/Statistics (Faculty contact: Mary Wiest)
  • Physics (Faculty contact: Ying-Xing Lin)

PROFESSIONAL INFORMATION

Education:

Minnesota State University, Mankato
Master of Science in Educational Leadership (in progress).
Mankato, Minnesota.

Dominican University via the College of Saint Catherine
River Forest, IL/Saint Paul, MN
ALA-accredited MA degree: Library and Information Science

University of Minnesota Morris
Morris, Minnesota
BA degree: Social Science


Experience:

Electronic Resources/Reference Librarian
Minnesota State University, Mankato Memorial Library
Mankato, Minnesota
2008 - current

Electronic Resources Librarian
Minnesota State University, Mankato Memorial Library
Mankato, Minnesota
2006 - 2008

Associate Knowledge and Information Analyst
Ecolab, Inc.
Eagan, Minnesota
2005-2006

Library Assistant
Ecolab, Inc.
Eagan, Minnesota
2002-2005


Publications:


Presentations:

  • Duevel, Casey, McCullough, Mark, & Rusch, Evan. (January 2009) “Using Electronic Resources for Research”.  Presented at Minnesota State University Mankato Professional Development Day, Mankato, MN.
  • Duevel, Casey. (March 2008) "Problems and Solutions in the Electronic Resources Frontier".Panel discussion member at MnPALS Reference Work Day, Saint Paul, MN.
  • Duevel, Casey, McCullough, Mark, & Rusch, Evan. (January 2008) "New and Updated Library Databases". Presented at Minnesota State University Mankato Professional Development Day, Mankato, MN.
  • Duevel, Casey. (January 2007) "MNSU Library Databases and E-Resources". Presented at Minnesota State University Mankato Professional Development Day, Mankato, MN
  • MSU Library Instruction and Electronic Resource Sessions 2006-Present
  • Ecolab New Intern Library Instruction Session 2006

Professional Committees:

  • Minnesota Library Association (MLA), Member 2006- present
  • Special Libraries Association (SLA), Member 2003-2006