Wayne Bivens-Tatum

 
 
Research and Instructional Services; Princeton University Library
One Washington Road; Princeton, NJ 08544
Phone: (609) 258-6367; Fax: (609) 258-4105
rbivens@princeton.edu

Education

Graduate Work in Philosophy, 2003-2004
Princeton University Program in Continuing Education

Master of Science, Library and Information Science: January 2000
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Master of Arts, English: May 1997
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Bachelor of Arts, English and Philosophy: May 1992, Phi Beta Kappa
University of Alabama

Library Experience

Philosophy and Religion Librarian
General & Humanities Reference Division
Firestone Library--Princeton University; Princeton, NJ
1/2002-present (rank of Librarian with continuing appointment: 7/2007-present)

Reference/ Instruction Librarian
Musselman Library--Gettysburg College; Gettysburg, PA
1/2000-12/2001

Graduate Assistant
Central Reference Services--University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
8/1998-1/2000

Circulation Clerk
Urbana Free Library--Urbana, Illinois
8/1996-7/1998.

Teaching Experience

LIS 524LE: Information Sources and Services in the Arts and Humanities
Graduate School of Library and Information Science; University of Illinois
Spring 2010

Writing Seminar: Justice
Princeton Writing Program; Princeton University
Fall 2009

Writing Seminar: Liberalism and Its Critics
Princeton Writing Program, Princeton University
Fall 2007, Fall 2008.

Writing Seminar: Liberal / Conservative
Princeton Writing Program, Princeton University
Spring 2007

Writing Seminar: Political Argument
Princeton Writing Program, Princeton University
Fall 2003, Fall 2004

Catholic Social Teaching through Papal Encyclicals
St. Ignatius Catholic Church—Yardley, PA
January-December 2004

Writing Seminar: Politics and Persuasion
Princeton Writing Program; Princeton University
Fall 2002

English 209: English Literature from the Beginning to 1798 (as teaching assistant)
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Fall 1994, Spring 1995, Fall 1996

Rhetoric 143: Intermediate Expository Writing
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Fall 1993, Fall 1997

Rhetoric 105: Principles of Composition
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Fall 1992, Spring 1993, Fall 1993, Spring 1994, Fall 1997, Spring 1998

Other Experience

Editorial Board Member: Library Philosophy and Practice. 2008-present.

Guest Editor: Journal of Access Services 5:4 (2008).

Column Editor: “Best of the Literature” Column, Public Services Quarterly . 2005-2008.

Writing Consultant: Writer’s Workshop
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Fall 1994, Spring 1995, Fall 1998, Spring 1999, Fall 1999

Bookstore Manager
Babbitt's Books--Champaign, Illinois
8/1995-8/1996

Publications

Academic Librarian blog. http://blogs.princeton.edu/librarian/

“Google 2.0: Benefits and Burdens.” In Reference Renaissance, ed. by R. David Lankes and Marie L. Radford. New York: Neal-Schuman, 2009.

“Social Search.” Reference & User Services Quarterly, 48:4 (Summer 2009), 333.

“Voice-over-IP Wouldn’t Work for Me.” In Virtual Reference Best Practices, by M. Kathleen Kern, 54. Chicago: ALA Editions, 2009.

“Annoyed Librarian: the Juvenal of Librarianship.” Journal of Access Services 5:4 (2008), 463-477.

"The Virtue of Reference." Library Philosophy and Practice 10 (Feb 2007). Online here.

“Best of the Literature: Public Services.”  Public Services Quarterly 2:4 (2006)

"Are We Creating Dissident Librarians?" American Libraries (November 2006), 25.

“Technological Change, Universal Access, and the End of the Library.” Library Philosophy and Practice 9.1 (Fall 2006). Online here.

"Best of the Literature: Reference Assessment." Public Services Quarterly. 2: 2/3 (July 2006), 215-220.

"RUSA Guidelines for Behavioral Performance of Reference and Information Service Providers." Reference & User Services Quarterly, 44:1 (Fall 2004), 14-17. Product of the RUSA-RSS Management of Reference Committee. Online version here.

"Expert Services on the Web: The Commercial Competition for Libraries." College & Research Libraries News, 62:7 (July/August 2001), 714-16. C&RLNewsNet version here.

"Reference is the Best Instruction." LOEX News. Volume 28:1 (Spring 2001), 4, 8.

"Print Book Bibliographies on the Web: Implications for Academic Libraries." College & Research Libraries News, 62:3 (March 2001), 308-09.

"The Shakespeare Question: Who Really Wrote the Works of William Shakeapeare."

Presentations

“Emerging Search Technologies” Workshop. Clark Public Library (NJ). December 3, 2009.

“Emerging Search Technologies” Workshop. Clark Public Library (NJ). August 5, 2009.

“Emerging Search Technologies.” Princeton University Library. July 29, 2009.

“Emerging Search Technologies” Workshop. Central Jersey Regional Library Cooperative. Ocean County Library (NJ). June 16, 2009.

“Emerging Search Technologies.” INFOLINK “Tech is It Day” Conference. Rutgers University. May 14, 2009.

“The Productive Browser.” OIT Lunch ‘N Learn Presentation, Princeton University. April 2, 2009.

“Emerging Search Technologies” Workshop. Clark Public Library (NJ), March 24, 2009.

“Cultivate Your Bottom.” ACRL Virtual Conference. Seattle, WA.. March 14, 2009.

"Seize the Day: on Entrepreneurial Librarianship." ACRL Delaware Valley Chaper Conference. Penn State--Great Valley. November 21, 2008.

"The Iron Cage of Google." Reference Renaissance Conference. Denver, CO. August 5, 2008.

"Beyond Google" Workshop. Clark Public Library, NJ. April 23, 2008.

"All Things Google" Workshop. Clark Public Library, NJ. April 23, 2008.

"Technology Talk: Finding & Using Information with Google." Monroe Township Public Library, NJ. April 12, 2008.

"All Things Google" Workshop. Clark Public Library, NJ. November 7, 2007.

"All Things Google" Workshop. Clark Public Library, NJ. August 15, 2007.

"All Things Google." INFOLINK “Tech is It Day” Conference. Rutgers University. May 23, 2007.

INFOLINK Tech Talk on Google. East Brunswick Public Library, NJ. April 20, 2007.

"All Things Google." OIT Lunch 'n Learn. Princeton University. January 10, 2007.

"Taming the Web ." Princeton Adult School. Princeton, NJ. October 10, 2006.

"Google: Viewpoints from the Library." Panel presentation to all Princeton Library staff. January 31, 2006. Repeated for University staff: May 9, 2006.

"Libraries and the Economics of Scholarly Communication." Presentation at Mathey College, Princeton University. November 11, 2003.

"Without our Consultation: Online Reference and the Commercial Competition." With Katherine Furlong. Presentation to the Reference Instruction Group (RIG) of ACLCP. January 26, 2001. Dickinson College

Professional Memberships

  • American Library Association: 1998-present
  • Association of College and Research Libraries: 1998-present
  • Reference and User Services Association: 1998-2000; 2002-present

Committee appointments include:

  • RUSA Representative: ALA Nominating Committee. 2009
  • Member at Large: RUSA Collection Development Section (CODES): 2008-2010
  • Member: RUSA Organization Committee: 2008-present
  • RUSA CODES Representative to RUSA Membership Committee: 2008-2010
  • Chair—RUSA RSS Nominating Committee: 2007-2008
  • RUSA Representative to ALA Committee on Professional Ethics: 2006-2008
  • RUSA - RSS Representative to RUSA Standards& Guidelines Committee: 2004-present
  • RUSA RSS Member-at-Large: 2006-2007
  • Chair: RUSA Standards & Guidelines Committee: 2005-2007
  • RUSA - Reference Services Section (RSS) Representative to RUSA Nominating Committee: 2005-2006
  • Chair: RUSA - RSS Management of Reference Committee: 2005-2006
  • Member: RUSA - RSS Management of Reference Committee: 2002-2006
  • RUSA-RSS Representative to RUSA Nominating Committee: 2003-2004Member: ACRL College
  • Libraries Section Communications Committee: 2000-2002
  • Member: ACRL Literatures in English Section Membership Committee: 2000-2002