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John Repplinger, Science Librarian: About

Profile information about John Repplinger, Science Librarian, Willamette University

EDUCATION

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

Bachelor of Science (BS)
     Western Oregon University, 2000

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Science Librarian
Mark O. Hatfield Library, Willamette University, Salem, OR 2002-present.

Graduate Student Librarian
Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences Library (ACES), University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL 2000-2002.

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

American Library Association (ALA) 2000-present.

Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL) 2000-present.

Oregon Chapter of Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL-OR) 2002-present.

Science & Technology Section, ALA, 2002-present.

PUBLICATIONS

Repplinger, J. 2019. "Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR)." [Internet review] College & Research Libraries News anticipated 80(9). 

Repplinger, J. 2018. “Sustainable Communities.” [Internet review] College & Research Libraries News 79(10): 583.

Repplinger, J. 2017. “Water Resources of the United States, U.S. Geological Survey.” [Internet review] College & Research Libraries News 78(11): 621-622.

Repplinger, J. 2016. “Alternative Fuels Data Center, U.S. Department of Energy.” [Internet review] College & Research Libraries News 77(11): 568.

Repplinger, J. 2015. “Institute for Water Resources, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.” [Internet review] College & Research Libraries News 76(8): 463.

Repplinger, J. 2015. “NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS).” [Internet review] College & Research Libraries News 76(2): 105.

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. 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. 

PRESENTATIONS

Li Y, Abbaspour P, Ford R, Gandour-Rood E, Repplinger J. June 6-7, 2019. "Chemistry Data Management." Data in the Disciplines Workshop. Lewis & Clark College (Google Slides presentation). 

Kelm B, Repplinger J. July, 2016. "Introducing Undergraduates to Research Datasets." Northwest IR Users Group. 4. Portland State University (PDF of PowerPoint presentation).

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.

GRANTS & SCHOLARSHIPS

2018. IMLS Spark Grant: Lewis & Clark College, Reed College, University of Puget Sound, Whitman College, and Willamette University. Data in the Disciplines: Developing a Network to provide Data Management and Data Information Literacy Services at Small College and University Libraries. 

2011. Sustainability Curriculum Development Grant with Math faculty member, Center for Sustainable Communities, Willamette University.

2009-2010. Collaborative LSTA Grant: Western Oregon University, Chemeketa Community College, Willamette University, Cooperative Learning Instruction Project (CLIP) to create library instruction videos. 

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

2006. Hewlett Grant. Craig D... Repplinger J. Plant Watch: Protocol Development for Plant Phenology on Campus to Enrich Curriculum for Non-Majors and Across Majors.

SELECT COMMUNITY SERVICE

Participant, Wikipedia Citizen Science Day, April 13th, 2019 (Fraxinus_latifolia, Oregon Ash).

Soccer coach and assistant coach, Capital Futbol Club, 2017-18.

Soccer coach and assistant coach, Salem-Keizer Soccer League, 2015-16.

Citation editor for book, The films of Sembene Ousmane: Discourse, Culture, and Politics, Amadou Fofana 2012.

Volunteer, T-ball assistant coach, West Salem Little League, 2012-2013.

Volunteer, “Martin Luther King into the Streets” annual community service projects 2008-present.

Volunteer, Food server for Willamette University’s “Midnight Breakfast” 2008-present.

Volunteer, Children’s Animal Alley of Salem Alliance Church, 2007-2016.

Synergy Shepherding Group Coordinator, Salem Alliance Church, 2006-2010.

Technology Coordinator for ACRL-OR annual conference, Menucha, Oregon. 2006.

Bible Study Group Leader, Salem Alliance Church, 2004-2012.

Moderator, Orbis-Cascade Alliance Science Librarians’ Discussion List, 2004-2012.

Volunteer, Salem Alliance Church Library, 2004-2010.

Moderator, Oberlin Group Science Librarians’ Discussion List, 2002-2012.

Repplinger J. 2001. “Lansdowne Benches & Wireless Computer Network System.” ESLARP: Outreach Weekend Report. 

COMMITTEES AND TASK FORCES

Co-coordinator, Ethnography Data Management Workshop, Lewis and Clark College, September 19-20, 2019.

Co-coordinator, Chemistry Data Management Workshop, Lewis and Clark College, June 6-7 2019.

Steering Committee Member, IMLS Grant for Data Management Workshop, 2018-present.

Member, Social Media Committee, Willamette University, 2017-present.

Member, Library Learning Outcomes Taskforce, Mark O. Hatfield Library, 2017-2018.

Member, Oregon Library Association Conference Committee, Salem, Oregon 2014.

Chair, Academic Status Committee, Willamette University, 2014-2019.

Member, Academic Status Committee, Willamette University, 2013-2014, 2019-2020.

Member, Honors Committee, Willamette University, 2012-2014.

Member, Discovery Working Group, Orbis-Cascade Alliance, 2012-14.

Member, Space Planning Committee, Mark O. Hatfield Library 2008-2014.

Member, LibGuides Taskforce, Mark O. Hatfield Library 2010-2013.

Member, Marketing Committee, Mark O. Hatfield Library 2010-present.

Co-administrator, RefWorks, Willamette University 2010-2017.

Member, Admissions Committee, Willamette University, 2009-2010.

Member, Social Media Committee, Mark O. Hatfield Library 2009-present.

Member, Collaborative Library Information Project (CLIP) for video library instruction, 2008-2010.

Member, Exercise Science Tenure Faculty Search Committee, Willamette University, 2008.

Member, Oregon Library Association Conference Programming Committee, Corvallis, OR 2007.

Coordinator, ACRL Pre-Conference Program, “The Power of Personal Persuasion: Advancing the
     Academic Library Agenda from the Front Lines Cost,” Oregon Library Association Conference 2007.

Member, Student Scholarship Recognition Day (SSRD), Willamette University 2006-2008.

Member, ACRL Oregon Division Board, Private Colleges Representative, 2006-2008.

Member, Oregon Library Association Conference Programming Committee, Salem, OR 2006.

Member, DSpace Committee, Willamette University, Hatfield Library, 2006-present.

Member, Multicultural Affairs Committee, Willamette University, 2006-08.

Member, Lausanne Fellowship Search Committee, Willamette University, 2006.

Member, Opening Days Committee for incoming students, Willamette University, 2004-present.

Member, Library Education Group, Willamette University, Hatfield Library, 2002-2013.

Member, Library Liaison Group, Willamette University, Hatfield Library, 2002-present.

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 for the College of Liberal Arts at Willamette, and is responsible for maintaining the collections related to the life & physical sciences.

 

Research interests:

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

Quote

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