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Minnesota State University, Mankato

Minnesota State University, Mankato

Becky Schwartzkopf

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

Becky Schwartzkopf

Masters in Library Science, M.S., Continuing Studies
Serials Librarian- Associate Professor
E-mail:becky.schwartzkopf@mnsu.edu
Home Page:http://lib.mnsu.edu/about/staff/schwartzkopf.html
Voice: (507) 389-5956 FAX: (507) 389-5155


RESPONSIBILITIES:

 As Serials Librarian, I coordinate collection development activities for serial subscriptions and supervise the preservation area. Additionally, I have reference and collection development responsibilities.

Reference services include:

  • Scheduled reference desk hours
  • Appointments for individual assistance
  • Library orientation/tours
  • Research consultation

Collection development responsibilities include:

  • Academic departments: Family Consumer Science Department (Faculty contact: Sue Fredstrom) and Health Science Department (Faculty contact: Autumn Hamilton)
  • Reference collection: General studies and collaborates with Allied Health and Nursing Team for health science; nursing; family consumer science; human performance; dental studies; recreation, parks & leisure services; and speech, hearing and rehabilitation services
  • Damaged materials for the following call numbers in the general collection: A,B,G,M
  • Coordinate the review of damaged materials.

MSU students, faculty and staff: feel free to contact me by email or call me at (507)389-5956.


PROFESSIONAL INFORMATION

Education

Mankato State University
Mankato, MN
M.S., Continuing Studies 1988

Indiana University
Bloomington, IN
M.L.S 1976

Indiana University, Fort Wayne
Fort Wayne, IN
B.A. 1974 American History

Certificate of Professional Development, University of Wisconsin School of Library and Information Studies, 2000

Experience

Serials Librarian (1997-)
Minnesota State University, Mankato
Mankato, MN

Department Chair (1999-2008; Spring 2012)
Minnesota State University, Mankato
Mankato, MN

Serials/Map Librarian (1986-1997)
Minnesota State University
Mankato, MN

Serials/Map/Interlibrary Loan Librarian (1994-1996)
Mankato State University
Mankato, MN

Film Librarian (1983-1984)
Mankato State University
Mankato, MN

Graduate Assistant (1983-1984)
Reference and Educational Resource Center
Mankato State University
Mankato, MN

Serials Librarian (1981-1982)
South Dakota State University
Brookings, SD

Serials/Documents/Interlibrary Loan Librarian (1979-1981)
Eastern Oregon State College
La Grande, OR

Reference/Referral Librarian (1978-1979)
Indiana University-Purdue University at Fort Wayne
Fort Wayne, IN

Periodicals Supervisor (1973-1978)
Indiana University-Purdue University at Fort Wayne
Fort Wayne, IN


Professional Accomplishments & Publications

"ERM Systems and Impact on Technical Services," Serials Librarian (#1-4, 2011): 135- 140.

"Serials Budget Cutting: It's No Game." Presentation with Jean Kramer at Minnesota Library Association Annual Conference. Rochester, MN. October 8, 2010.

"Serials Budget Discussion." Presentation with Jean Kramer at MnPALS Acquisitions/Serials Work Day. St. Paul, MN. April 18, 2010.

"Images of Academic Librarians: How Tenure Track Librarians Portray Themselves in the Promotion and Tenure Process, " Serials Librarian 56(#1-4, 2009): 203-208.

"Education Trifecta: Win Attention, Place Knowledge, Show Understanding, " Serials Librarian (#3/4, 2008): 239-243.

"Pioneering Document Delivery, " Serials Librarian (#1/2,1997): 347-351.

"Old is New Again: Using Established Workflows to Handle Electronic Resources, " Serials Librarian (#3/4, 2007); 277- 280.

"E-Journal Management and Access Methods," Serials Librarian (#3/4, 2005): 315-319.

"Gone but Not Forgotten: A Book Storage Solution." Workshop presentation with Sandra Roe and Tim McCloske at the Minnesota Library Association Conference in St. Cloud, MN. October 10, 2001.

Taking Stock and Making Plans: Providing Access to Web-Based Federal Government Periodicals." Workshop presentation with Mark McCullough at the North American Serials Interest Group Conference. University of California, San Diego. June 24, 2000.

"Building an Electronic Journal Collection from the Group Up, " Serials Librarian (#3/4, 1990): 171-173.

"Pioneering Document Delivery, " Serials Librarian (#1/2,1997): 347-351.

"Creative Strategies for Serials Management: Current Awareness Services, " Serials Librarian (#3/4,1990): 171-173

"State Atlases from the Eighties, "Bulletin (Special Libraries Association-Map and Geography Division) (#155, March 1989):21-25.

Internship - Mankato State University Library Reference and Educational Resouce Center (1983).

South Dakota State University Serials Holdings List, 9th ed., 1982. (editor)

South Dakota State University Serials Holdings List, 8th ed., 1981. (editor)

Resource Librarian for the Oregon Affiliate Data Center at Eastern Oregon State College, 1980-81

Union List of Serials, Fort Wayne Area Health Science Libraries, 1978-79. (editor).

Union List of Large Print Books, Indiana Area Library Service Authority - District 3, 1978.

Computerized Serials Holdings List, Indiana University-Purdue University at Fort Wayne, 1977. (editor)


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