C A R O L  F.   G O O D S O N


E X P E R I E N C E

2007-present
Head, Library Access & Instructional Services | University of West Georgia Library (Carrollton GA)

1996-2007
Head, Library Access Services | University of West Georgia Library (Carrollton GA)

1991-1996
Coordinator, Off-Campus Library Services | University of West Georgia Library (Carrollton GA)

1990-1991
Assistant Director | Clayton County Library System (Jonesboro GA)

1989-1990
Library Director | Aquinas Junior College (Nashville TN)

1985-1986
Librarian | St. Henry School (Nashville TN)

1985
Head of Readers' Services | Mercer University / Atlanta Campus (Chamblee GA)

1981-1984
Reference Librarian | Georgia Division of Public Library Services (Atlanta GA)

1980-1981
Manager, Book Department | Rich's Department Store / Downtown (Atlanta GA)

1977-1980
Community School Director | St. Louis Board of Education (St. Louis MO)

1974-1977
Head, Barr Branch Library | St. Louis Public Library (St. Louis MO)

1973-1974
Readers' Services Librarian / Main Library | St. Louis Public Library (St. Louis MO)

1971-1972
Head, Harriman Reserve Library | State University of NY at Buffalo (Buffalo NY)

1970-1971
Intern, Reference Department | State University of NY at Buffalo (Buffalo NY)


S E R V I C E   T O   T H E   I N S T I T U T I O N

Committee memberships

UWG General University Matters Committee, 2008-
Search Committee for Document Delivery Assistant, 2007
Exploratory Committee for Interdisciplinary Doctoral Degree, 2007-
Faculty Advisory Committee to the VPAA, 2007-
Search Committee for Head of Special Collections [Chair], 2007
Library Promotion Committee [Chair], 2006
Search Committee for Document Delivery Assistant, 2006
Library Systems Functionality Committee, 2006-
Library PR Committee, 2006-
UWG Student Life Committee, 2006-2008
UWG Intellectual Property Committee, 2005-
Arts & Sciences Film Studies Minor Committee, 2005-
UWG Strategic Enrollment Committee, 2005-
     Co-Chair, Retention, Transfer, and Continuing Student Success SubCommittee
UWG JAISA Committee, 2004-
College of Arts & Sciences Academic Service Learning Committee, 2004-2006
UWG InterCollegiate Athletic Committee, 2004-2006
UWG Search Committee for Library Director, 2004-2005
Ingram Library Search Committee for Circulation Manager (Chair), 2004
Ingram Library Search Committee for Stacks Manager (Chair), 2004
Charles Beard Retirement Party Committee, 2004
Ingram Library Post-Tenure Review Committee (Chair), 2003
VISTA Migration Team, 2003-2006
UWG Ad Hoc Committee on Academic Integrity, 2002
UWG Staff Awards Committee, 2002
UWG Distance Education Sub-Committee on Student Services, 2002-
UWG Honors College Committee, 2001-
Ingram Library Search Committee for Office Manager, 2001
UWG Enrollment Management Committee, 2001-2005
UWG SACS Editorial Committee, 2001-2002
UWG SACS Committee on Educational Programs: Distance Learning, 2000-2003
UWG One-Card Committee, 2000-
UWG Strategic Planning Committee, 2000-2001
Ingram Library Search Procedures Revision Committee, 2000-
UWG Institutional Studies & Planning Committee, 2000-
UWG Post-Tenure Review Appeals Committee, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003
Ingram Library Voyager Migration Planning Group, 1999
Healing Racism Subcommittee, 1999
Chair, Ingram Library Post-Tenure Review Committee, 1998, 2003 (Chair)
Chair, Ingram Library Technical/Access Services Promotion & Tenure Committee, 1998
Ingram Library Automation Subcommittee on Networks, 1991-1995
UWG Academic Policies and Procedures Committee, 1991-94
Ingram Library Promotion and Tenure Committee, 1992, 1994, 1999, 2005
Ingram Library Public Services Promotion and Tenure Committee, 1993
AAUP/UWG Chapter
    Executive Board, 1994-1998
    Sub-Committee on Faculty Workload, 1995
    Vice-President, 1997-1998
Ingram Library Performance Standards Revision Committee, 1994-2001
UWG Advanced Academy Advisory Committee, 1994-
UWG Faculty Senate, 1995-1998
UWG Faculty & Administrative Staff Personnel Committee, 1995-1998
    Chair, F.A.S.P. Committee, 1996-1998
UWG Steering Committee for Developing a Division of Information Resources and Technologies, 1995-96
    Secretary, 1995-96
Search Committee, UWG Chief Information Officer, 1996
Ingram Library Automation Committee, 1996-1999
UWG On Line Distance Learning Steering Committee, 1997-

Service to the Profession

GIL Circulation Committee, 2003-
Chair, ARCHE InterLibrary Use Committee, 2002-2004
     [hosted Spring 2004 Meeting and Luncheon at Ingram Library, May 12, 2004]
GALILEO Reference Committee, 2002-

Honors & Awards

David Bottoms Distinguished Alumna Award, 2005

VPAA's Spring 2003 Laptop Giveaway (I was awarded a laptop for my proposal to create an online library
    skills course for distance learning students)

Counseling/Consulting experience

Excel Center Faculty HOPE Mentor, 2005-2006

UB Alumni Association "Meet a Mentor" program, 2004-

Dr. Ken Nimura of the Meisei University Library in Japan came to visit me (August 2002) to get advice
     on the design of their new service for distance education students

As a member of the Advanced Academy Steering Committee since 1994, I regularly participate in
     interviews of prospective students and advise them on their suitability for the program.

VPAA's New Faculty Mentorship Program, 1997-1998 (mentor to Dr. John Blair, Foreign Languages Dept.)

Advisement of Student Organizations

Secretary, Phi Kappa Phi, 2006-
Faculty Advisor, Omicron Delta Kappa, 2003-
Faculty Secretary, Omicron Delta Kappa, 1996-2003

Participation in Educational Activities

In process: creation of an online course to teach distance students how to utilize library resources,
     emphasizing online materials
"Think About Becoming a Librarian," presentation to Sigma Delta Tau, March 2003
Instructor, LIBR 1101, 2002-
Liaison to the English Department, provider of library/research instruction for upper-level courses
Coordinated arrangements for public lecture for UWG community, "Profiles in Courage--
    Leadership for Transformation,"by Dr. Melissa Snarr, Director of the Ethics and Servant Leadership
     Program at Emory's Center for Ethics in Public Policy (2001).
Campus Coordinator of extra credit for Dr. Nathan Rutstein's lectures on Healing Racism (1999)
Internet Resources for YA Literature, 1998, 1999
"Proposal-Writing Techniques and Tips," Southern Crescent Librarians Assn. meeting, (April 1992)
"Electronic Mail," for MED 675 (June 1992)
"Internet Resources for Music" (July 1994)
"Internet Resources," for Southwire Corporation executives (October 6, 1994)
"Using the Internet," for UWG faculty at Dalton (1993, 1997)
"Internet Resources for Education," for UWG Education faculty at Dalton (September 1994)
"GALILEO," for UWG Education Dept. faculty and staff (Feb. 1996)

Participation in Community Activity

Deputy Voter Registrar, Carroll County, 1992-
Democratic Party of Georgia, State Committee Member
     (representing the 30th Senatorial District), 2004-
Carroll County Chair, Georgia for Democracy, 2004-
Democratic Executive Committee of Carroll County, Elected Member, 2004-2006
Carroll County Chair, Howard Dean for President campaign, 2003-2004
Friends of the West Georgia Regional Library, 1999-
    (I am selling books & other donated items for The Friends on eBay)
Adopt-A-Family Committee, Ingram Library, 1991
Carroll County Humane Society, 1992-
    Education Committee, 1996-1998
Oak Avenue Neighborhood Watch Committee, Founding member, 1994
League of Women Voters, 1994-1995
Coordinator of "Mr. and Ms. A-Day," fundraiser (annually since 1995-)
A-Day '96, Library Solicitation Coordinator


A C A D E M I C  A C H I E V E M E N T

M.A. (English) State University of West Georgia, 1996
       MA Thesis: Neo-Romanticism in the Films of Woody Allen

M.L.S. (Library Science) State University of NY at Buffalo, 1972

B.A. (English) State University of NY at Buffalo, 1970


P R O F E S S I O N A L  G R O W T H


Membership & Offices in Scholastic Honoraries

Phi Kappa Phi
    Secretary, 2006-
    Chair, Awards Committee, 1996-1997
    Vice-President, 1997-1998
Beta Phi Mu
Sigma Tau Delta
Omicron Delta Kappa
    Student Secretary 1995-96
    Faculty Secretary 1996-2005
    Faculty Advisor 2006-

Membership & Offices in Professional Societies

American Library Association
    Resources & Adult Services Division
        Organization Committee, 1990-1992
    Library & Information Technology Association
        Program Planning Committee, 1992-1997
        PPC Secretary, 1993-1995
        Represented LITA at PLA Conference Exhibits, Atlanta (March '94)
    Association of College & Research Libraries
        Clip Notes Committee, 1992-1996
    Literatures in English Section, 2001-2003
    Distance Learning Section
        Communications Committee, 1994-1997
        Book Review Editor for ECLSS Newsletter, 1995-1997
    Library Administration & Management Association
        Library Organization & Management Section
        Planning & Evaluation of Library Services Committee, 1998-2000

Georgia Library Association
    Secretary-Treasurer, Academic Library Division, 2002-2003
    Chair, Circ/Access Services Interest Group, 2002-2003; 2004-2005; Vice Chair/Chair Elect, 2007-2008
    Chair, Distance Learning Interest Group, 1999-2001; Vice-Chair/Chair Elect, 2007-2008
    Public Relations Committee, 1991-1993
        Coordinated academic library section of PR Swap 'n Shop for GLA/COMO Conference (October 1993)
    Exhibits Committee, 1991-1993

Southeastern Library Association, 1990-1996

Southern Crescent Librarians Association
    Program Planning Committee, 1991-1993


P U B L I C A T I O N S

[book review] The Library's Legal Answer Book, by Mary Minow.
     Journal of Access Services 3 (1), 2005: 73-75.

[book review] First Have Something to Say: Writing for the Library Profession, by Walt Crawford.
     Journal of Access Services 2 (4), 2004: 39-40.

[book review] Keeping Current: Advanced Internet Strategies to Meet Librarian and Patron Needs, by Stephen M. Cohen.
     Journal of Access Services 2 (3), 2004: 66-68.

[book review] Distance Learning Library Services: the Tenth Off-Campus Library Services Conference, ed. by Patrick B. Mahoney.
     Journal of Access Services 2 (2), 2004: 65-66.

[book review] Delivering Satisfaction and Service Quality, by Peter Hernon and John R. Whitman.
     Journal of Access Services 1 (4), 2003: 132-133.

[book review] Usability Testing for Library Web Sites, by Elaina Norlin and CM! Winters.
     Journal of Access Services 1 (3), 2003: 87-88.

[book review] Identifying and Analyzing User Needs, by Lynn Westbrook.
    Journal of Access Services 1 (2), 2002: 63-64.

Providing Library Services for Distance Education Students. NY: Neal-Schuman Publishers, 2001. *
    *this book is now a required text for courses in the graduate library science programs at the University
     of South Florida, the University of Western Ontario, and Dalhousie University; recommended text in Educational
    Foundations at University of Wisconsin/Whitewater; it is also being translated into Japanese for publication in Japan
    next year.


"Song as Subtext: the Virtual Reality of Lyrics in the Films of Woody Allen." Chapter in Woody Allen : A
    Casebook
(Casebooks on Modern Dramatists, Vol. 27). NY: Routledge, 2001.

"Young Adult Literature: Best Picks on the Web." Connections: Georgia Language Arts 36 (2),
     Spring/Summer 1999: 25-27

"Dienst am Kunden als Bestandteil von Bibliotheksdienstleistungen: Bibliotheksbenutzer wollen mehr von
     uns and wir sollten es ihnen geben." AGMB Aktuell 3, April 1998: 21-2. (Translation of: "Putting the
     Service Back in Library Service." College & Research Libraries News 58 (3), March 1997.

"New Electronic Journal Debuts." ECLSS Newsletter 7 (1), Fall 1997: 5.

"I Have Seen the Future, and It is Us!" The Journal of Library Services for Distance Education 1 (1),
     August 1997.

"Access Services at the State University of West Georgia." Internet Trend Watch for Libraries 2 (7),
     July 1997.

"GALILEO Takes Georgia by Storm." Gatherings 10 (2), March 1997: 10.

"Putting the Service Back in Library Service." College & Research Libraries News 58 (3), March 1997:
    186-187.

"I'm Going to be in OCLC!" What the OCLC Online Union Catalog Means to Me: A Collection of Essays.
    
Dublin OH: OCLC Online Computer Library Center, Inc., 1997.

The Complete Guide to Performance Standards for Library Personnel. NY: Neal-Schuman Publishers, 1997.
     (Selected by Library Journal for its "Year's Best Professional Reading, 1997-1998.")

"A Continuing Challenge for Librarians: Meeting the Needs of Distance Education Students." MC Journal:
     The Journal of Academic Media Librarianship
4 (1), Summer 1996: 1-9.

"Finding the Sacred in the Profane: John Updike's Roger's Version. Journal of the Association for the
    Interdisciplinary Study of the Arts
2 (1), Fall 1996.

"Lycos, Webcrawler & Open Text Reps. Speak." LITA Newsletter, Fall 1996.

"Can This Marriage Be Saved?" ECLSS Newsletter, Fall 1995.

[Book reviews], The Georgia Librarian, 1992-

"Running on Empty." The Eclectic, Fall 1995

"Georgia Educators Go High-Tech with EduNET System." WGC, News, Notes, and Quotes 6 (5), March 1992.


P A P E R S   &  P R E S E N T A T I O N S

"Developing a Regional Literature Collection in the South." GA Council of Media Organizations Annual Conference, Jekyll Island GA,       October 2007.

"E-Reserves Systems for Everyone." GA Council of Media Organizations Annual conference, Columbus GA, October 2005.

"Collection Development: Going the Distance." GA Council of Media Organizations Annual Conference, Athens GA, October 2004.

"Practical Solutions to Circulation Desk Issues." GA Council of Media Organizations Annual Conference, Athens GA, October 2004.

"Providing Library Services to Distance Learners." [Audio teleconference for members of the Canadian Library Association],
       May 2004.

"E-Reserves Options: Copyright Issues." GIL Users' Group Meeting, Macon GA, May 2004.

"E-Reserves Options: Workflow Issues." GIL Users' Group Meeting, Macon GA, May 2004.

"BI for Instructors of Distance Education Courses: A Way of Addressing the Knowledge Gap between On-Campus and Off-Campus
    Students?" GA Council of Media Organizations Annual Conference, Jekyll Island GA, October 2003.

"Are We There Yet?" GIL User's Group Meeting, Macon State College, May 2003.

"Professional Mentoring." [written contribution to a roundtable discussion which I was unable to attend
    due to a personal emergency.] American Library Association Midwinter Conference, Washington DC,
     January 2001.

"360 Degree Feedback: Practical Implementation of Peer Appraisal in the Library Setting." American
     Library Association Annual Conference, Chicago IL, July 2000.

"Starting a New Library Service for Distributed Learners." 1999 SACS Annual Meeting, Atlanta GA,
     December 1999.

"Going the Distance: InterLibrary Loan in the Virtual Information Environment," American Library
     Association Annual Conference, New Orleans LA, June 1999.

"A Role for Fee-Based Services in Serving Distance Education Students," American Library Association
     Annual Conference, New Orleans LA, June 1999.

"Library Services to Distance Education Students: The Process," Regents Academic Committee on Libraries
     meeting, Amicalola Falls GA, April 1999.

"Shooting at a Moving Target: Library Performance Appraisal During a Time of Change." Georgia Library
     Association Annual Conference, Macon GA, October 1998.

"Starting an Electronic Journal: From Idea to Process to Product." [poster session]. American Library
     Association Annual Conference, Washington DC, June 1998.

"Library Support for Distance Education at UWG." A Celebration of Scholarship, University of West Georgia,
     May 1998

"Shooting at a Moving Target: Library Performance Appraisal During a Time of Change." Tennessee
     Library Association [invited speaker], Memphis TN, April 1998.

"Library Services for Distance Education: Problems and Prospects." SOLINET Users Group Meeting,
     Macon GA, May 1997

"Song as Subtext: the Virtual Reality of Lyrics in the Films of Woody Allen." Florida State University 22nd
     Annual Film and Literature Conference, Tallahassee FL, January 1997.

"Distance Learning: Whose Students? What Libraries?" GA Council of Media Organizations Conference,
     Jekyll Island GA, October 1995

"Finding the Sacred in the Profane: John Updike's Roger's Version. International Conference on The
     Sacred and The Profane in Literature and the Visual Arts, Atlanta GA, October 1995.

"Cooperative Venture Links Academic and Public Libraries." GA Council of Media Organizations Conference,
     Savannah GA, November 1992


E D I T O R S H I P S

Book Review Editor, The Journal of Access Services, 2005-

International Editorial Board, Open Education: the Journal for Open and Distance Education and
     Educational Technology
[Greece], 2003-

Editor in Chief, The Journal of Library Services for Distance Education, 1997-1999
     [note: this journal is now in hiatus and no more issues are planned at this time.]

Georgia Conference AAUP Summary, 1996-1998

Editor of ACRL Clip Note #22, Allocation Formulas (1995)

CIRC-ACCESS IG, Internet listserv for members of the GLA Circulation/Access Services Interest Group, 2005-

DISTED-IG, Internet listserv for members of the GLA Distance Learning Interest Group, 2000-2004

ALA PLAN, Internet listserv for ALA program planners, 1994-2001

WOODY-L, Internet listserv for discussion of the work of Woody Allen, 1995-

FISC-L, Internet listserv for fee-based services in academic libraries (based at University of North
    Dakota), 1996-


W O R K  I N   P R O G R E S S

Fall 2004 - present: research on relationship between completion of LIBR1101 course and UWG student retention and/or GPA.

Summer 2003 - present: I am designing an online course to be conducted via WebCT, to address the
     information gathering skills needed by distance education students.


L I S T E D  I N   D I R E C T O R I E S

Directory of American Scholars, 2002-

Who's Who in America, 1997-

Who's Who of American Women, 1995-

Who's Who in the South and Southwest, 1993-