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Professional Interests

Gary Klein has served as a Reference Librarian at Willamette University since 1995. He is the liaison to the graduate programs of Management and Education, and also with the undergraduate programs of Economics, Psychology and Rhetoric/Media Studies.  Gary is also the go to person, if you are looking for statistical data.

 

Research interests:

 

Research Appointment

You can setup a time to meet with me as an individual or with a group for a research consultation.  I can help you track down that elusive information that you need; give you pointers on resources that are most useful for your topic, and suggest effective search strategies. 

Just email me (gklein@willamette.edu) with:

- Your name
- Your topic
- Times you can meet
  (please provide a few times)

 

Personal Motto

"When you are looking for information...

Turn to a librarian first,

And it will be the last place that you go to!"

Don't Fret if you Need Some Help

That is why the Hatfield Library has a full time reference librarian specializing in the information needs for AGSM students.

Gary Klein is an expert business researcher with hands on experience in many different aspects of researching industries, corporations, nonprofits and government agencies.  He is also well versed in the Social sciences.

His job is to help you get the information you need, into your hands.

 

 

Education

Masters of Library Science (MLS)
     State University of New York at Buffalo, 1988 (also known as University of Buffalo)

Certificate of Banking
     American Institute of Banking - Western New York Chapter (Buffalo, NY) 1981

Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science
     State University of New York at Buffalo, 1977

 

Publications (research, reviews and opinon pieces)

RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS

Oberg, L. R. and Klein, G.M. (2003). Gay Themed Books in Oregon Public and Academic Libraries: A Brief Historical Overview. OLA Quaterly, 9(2), 8-12.

Klein, G.M. (1998). Selecting the Proper Subject Heading. In G. Gradowski (Ed.) Designs for Active Learning: A Sourcebook of Classroom Strategies for Information Education (pp. 130-134). Chicago, IL: Association of College & Research Libraries.

Klein, G.M. (1998). Shattering the Myths of Abstracts and Indexes. In G. Gradowski (Ed.) Designs for Active Learning: A Sourcebook of Classroom Strategies for Information Education (pp. 137-138). Chicago, IL: Association of College & Research Libraries.

Klein, G. M. (1994). Is There a Standard Keyword Operator?: A Bibliometric Analysis of Processing Options Chosen by Libraries to Execute Keyword Searches in Online Public Access Catalogs. Library Hi Tech. 12(4), 71-81.

Klein, G. M. (1994). Sex Education and Sexuality Before Stonewall: A Historical Look at Subject Headings Used in the Education Index 1929-1969. RSR: Reference Services Review. 22(4), 29-44+.

Klein, G. M. (1993). Helping Students Find Sensitive Material: A Guide to the Literature on Homosexuailty for Librarians. ERIC Document #359990.

BOOK & WEBSITE REVIEWS

Klein, G.M. (2012). Book review of "Corporate Disasters: what went wrong and why"  edited by Miranda H. Ferrara and Michel7e P. LaMeau. Gale, part of Cengage Learning, 2012. 416 pages. ISBN 9781414496146 or ISBN 9781414496153. Review #50-2164: in Choice, 50(4), 718.

Klein, G.M. (2011). Book review of "Research on Main Street: using the web to find local business and market information", authored by March Phelps, published in 2011 by CyberAge Books. Review #49-1242 in: Choice. 49(3), 484-485.

Klein, G.M. (2011). Book review of "Handbook of Marketing Scales: Multi-item measures for marketing and consumer behavior research", 3rd edition, edited by William O. Bearden; Richard G. Netemeyer, and Kelly L. Hawes, authored by March Phelps, published in 2011 by Sage Publications. Review #48-5180 in: Choice. 48(9), 1742.

Klein, G. M. (2009). Website review of "Dow Jones Global Index Analysis" <http://dowjones.investiq.com/dowjones>, by Dow Jones Publications. Review #46-5958 in: Choice. 46(11), 2090.

Klein, G. M. (2009). Website review of "International Gateway for Financial Education" <http://www.financial-education.org>. Review #46-2448 in: Choice. 46(5), 879-880.

Klein, G. M. (2007). Website review of "The Wall Street Journal's Markets Data Center" <http://online.wsj.com/marketdata>, by The Wall Street Journal. Review #45-1583 in: Choice. 45(3), 518-519.

Klein, G. M. (2006). Website review of "The Investor's Clearinghouse" <http://www.investoreducation,org>. Review #44-1636 in: Choice. 44(3), 530-531.

Klein, G.M. (2005). Book review of "The Skeptical Business Searcher: The information advisor's guide to evaluating web data, sites, and sources", authored by Robert Berkman, published in 2004 by Information Today. Review #42-6240 in: Choice. 42(11/12), 1966.

Klein, G.M. (2004). Book review of "An Introduction to Online Company Research: Search strategies, case study, problems and data source evaluations", edited by Chris Dobson, published in 2004 by Thomson/Texere. Review #42-0053 in: Choice. 42(1), 80.

Klein, G. M. (2001). Website review of "Encyclopedia of Finance" <http://www.ameritrade.com/education/html/encyclopedia>. Review #38-Supplement 472 in: Choice. 38(Special issue), 145-146.

Klein, G. M. (1999). Website review of "Intellifact.com - Business Research Tutorial" <http://www.intellifact.com/tutorial.htm>. Review #37-1648 in: Choice. 37(3), 585.

OPINIONATED ESSAYS

Klein, G.M. (1996). The Telecommunications Act of 1996: The Indecency of it All! OLA Quaterly, 1(4), 12.

Klein, G.M. (1996). The More Things Change, The More They Stay The Same. OLA Quaterly, 2(2), 14+.

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