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John Repplinger, Science Librarian: About

Profile information about John Repplinger, Science Librarian, Willamette University

Research Appointment

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

Professional Interests

John Repplinger has served as a Reference Librarian at Willamette University since 2002. He is the liaison to the various science departments at Willamette, and is responsible for maintaining the collections related to the life & physical sciences.

 

John also runs a WordPress blog called Library Shop Talk, which discusses topics relating to libraries and information.

 

Research interests:

- Google and its influence on information & society
- Technology’s influence on information seeking & sharing behaviors
- Trends of scholarly communication
- Electronic learning environments
- Physical environments of libraries
- Traditional pedagogy
- GIS use in academic libraries

EDUCATION

Masters in Library & Information Science (MLIS)
     University of Illinios, Urbana-Champaign, 2002

Bachelor of Science (BS)
     Western Oregon University, 2000

PUBLICATIONS

Repplinger, J. 2013. "ArcGIS." [Internet review] College & Research Libraries News 74(7): 379.

Repplinger, J. 2013. “Face2Face: Using Facebook, Twitter, and Other Social Media Tools to Create Great Customer Connections.” [Book review] College & Research Libraries 74(3): 309-310.

Repplinger, J. 2012. “A Different Kind of Web: New Connections between Archives and Our Users.” [Book review] College & Research Libraries 73(2): 200-201.

Repplinger, J. 2012. "National Agricultural Statistics Service." [Internet review] College & Research Libraries News 73(7): 438-439.

Repplinger, J. 2011. “Introduction to Modern Information Retrieval.” [Book review] College & Research Libraries 72(2): 200-201.

Repplinger, J. 2011. "American Council on Science and Health." [Internet review] College & Research Libraries News 72(7): 432.

Repplinger, J. 2010. “Library Programs Online: Possibilities and Practicalities of Web Conferencing.” [Book review] College & Research Libraries 71(5): 500-502.

Repplinger, J. 2010. “Environmental News Network.” [Internet review] College & Research Libraries News. 71(9): 500-501.

Repplinger, J. 2010. “Game On!: Gaming at the Library.” [Book review] College & Research Libraries. 71(1):85-86.

Repplinger, J. 2009. “Encyclopedia of Life (EOL).” [Internet review] College & Research Libraries News. 70(6): 543-544.

Repplinger, J. 2009. “E-Learning and Business Plans: National and International Case Studies.” [Book review] College & Research Libraries. 70(4):409-410.

Repplinger, J. 2009. “Perspective on Catalogs.” OLA Quarterly. 15(1):2-4.

Repplinger J. 2009. “Soapbox, Echo Chamber & Salon (Repplinger Blog).” Online Northwest. 2/13/2009 (http://onlinenw.blogspot.com/2009/02/soapbox-echo-chamber-salon-repplinger.html).

Repplinger J. 2009. “Heck with Hal (Repplinger Blog).” Online Northwest. 2/13/2009 (http://onlinenw.blogspot.com/2009/02/heck-with-hal-repplinger-blog.html).

Repplinger, J. 2008. “Why Files.” [Internet review] College & Research Libraries News. 69(6):355, 365.

Repplinger, J. 2006. “International Network for the Availability of Science Publication.” [Internet review] College & Research Libraries News. 67(11):736-737.

Gabaldón C, Repplinger J. Fall 2006. “GIS and the Academic Library: A Survey of Libraries Offering GIS Services in Two Consortia.” Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship. 48:13-20.

Repplinger J. 2004. “Webopedia.” [Internet review] College & Research Libraries News, 65(3):162-163.

Repplinger J. 2003. “Agriculture Network Information Center.” [Internet review] College & Research Libraries News, 64(3):203.

Repplinger J. 2001. “Lansdowne Benches & Wireless Computer Network System.” ESLARP: Outreach Weekend Report. 5/1/2009 (http://www.eslarp.uiuc.edu/outreach/0110/#six).

BLOGS

Repplinger J. 2009-Date. Library Shop Talk. (http://libraryshoptalk.wordpress.com).

SCHOLARSHIPS

E-Learning Scholarship. 2009. Academic & College Research Libraries (ACRL), Oregon Division.

PRESENTATIONS

Repplinger J. February, 2010. Guest lecturer for distance education course on Science Reference. University of Illinois Graduate School of Library and Information Science, Online class (PowerPoint presentation, 619kb).

Repplinger J. April, 2009. “New Student Library Orientation: Comparing Programs Within.” Oregon Library Association Annual Conference, Salem, Oregon. (PowerPoint presentation, 3.1Mb)

Repplinger J. April, 2007. “Googlization of Information: Google’s Influential Reach Over Information.” Oregon Library Association Annual Conference, Corvallis, Oregon. (PowerPoint presentation, 5Mb)

Repplinger J. February, 2007. Guest lecturer for distance education course on Science Reference. University of Illinois Graduate School of Library and Information Science, Online class.

Dancik D., & Repplinger, J. March 2006. “Reshaping the current system: issues and trends in scholarly communication. Faculty colloquium,” Willamette University, Oregon.

Kelm B, Repplinger J. February, 2006. “Google Scholar & Power Tools.” Willamette Integrated Techology Services Tech Fair, Willamette University, Oregon.

Gabaldón C, Repplinger J. June, 2005. “GIS Reality Check: Who has implemented GIS as a Library Service? Characteristics and trends in Academic Libraries Using GIS.” American Library Association Poster Presentation, Chicago, Illinois.

Simonsen D, Repplinger J. February, 2005. “Open Access.” Willamette Integrated Technology Services Tech Fair, Willamette University, Oregon.

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Quote

“Life is a great big canvas; throw all the paint on it you can.”
~~ Danny Kaye