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Emily Walshe

Reference Librarian, B. Davis Schwartz Memorial LibraryAssociate Professor, LibraryAdjunct Professor of the College of Information and Computer Science

B.A., Kalamazoo CollegeM.S.L.I.S., M.A., C.W. Post Campus, Long Island University

Specialties

Digital Ethnography and Informatics

Publications

  • Author, “Postmodern Prometheans: Academic libraries, information technologies and the cut-and-paste aesthetic,” published in the Journal of the National Collegiate Honors Council
  • Author, “The dark side of digitization,” published in portal: Libraries and the Academy
  • Author, “Kindle e-reader: A Trojan horse for free thought,” published in The Christian Science Monitor
  • Author, “Facebook’s shadow culture,” published in The Christian Science Monitor
  • Author, “Creating an academic self-documentation system through digital library interoperability: the RePEc model,” published in The New Review of Information Networking
  • Author, “Who needs a good memory when there’s Google?” published in The Christian Science Monitor
  • Author, “Mashups in the stacks: What’s lost in the rush to adopt information technology,” published in American Libraries
  • Author, “Let’s be surprised: Don’t put too much faith in personal technology,” published in The Christian Science Monitor
  • Author, “Medici digerati: The efficacy of the health consumer in digital research and the utility of secondary evaluative resources,” published in the Journal of Consumer Health on the Internet
  • Author, “What golf and the financial crisis have in common,” published in The Christian Science Monitor

Lectures and Presentations

  • Author, “Athena, Telemachus, and the honors student odyssey: The academic librarian as an agent in mentored learning,” paper presented at the 39th Annual Conference of the National Collegiate Honors Council
  • Author, “Dialogue, Culture & Conflict,” presented at the Denver University Penrose Library Author, “The limits of anonymity in a paperless environment,” presented at the C.W. Post Honors Program Conference
  • Author, “Culture, creativity and research: Why the ‘Google Generation’ is a myth,” presented at the C.W. Post Honors Program Conference
  • Author, “800,000 books and darkness: The Internet and economies of attention,” presented at the C.W. Post Honors Program Conference

Honors/Awards

  • Member, Beta Phi Mu International Library and Information Studies Honor Society Phi Eta Sigma, National Honor Society for Freshman Scholarship

Affiliations

  • Member, National Collegiate Honors Council
  • Member, National Coalition Against Censorship

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