Administrative Issues Journal
Frederic Murray, MLIS
Frederic Murray is a tenured Academic Librarian and head of Instructional Services at the Al Harris Library with the rank of Assistant Professor. He earned his Masters of Library and Information Science in 2006 from the University of British Columbia. He has been a faculty member of Southwestern Oklahoma State University since 2006. In his capacity as the Instructional Services Librarian he has initiated the growth and expansion of bibliographic instruction across the campus curriculum to include Information Literacy classes in a number of disciplines: History, Business, English Composition, Literature, Allied Health and Parks Management. He also teaches upper division capstone sessions where he focuses on the interdisciplinary nature of research in digital environments. He has presented at both state and national conferences in the areas of library pedagogy, digital textbooks, and the uses of podcast technology. In 2011 he was recognized by the Academic College Research Library Association (ACRL) as an outstanding new librarian and awarded a full scholarship to attend the national meeting held in Philadelphia, PA. His current research inquiries are on the development of Information Literacy standards for the disciplines of History and Social Science. In the fall of 2013 he will be the principal investigator for an institutional level faculty survey (in collaboration with Ithaka S & R,) in which faculty members will be queried to learn about their attitudes and practices related to research, teaching, and communicating. He has served on the SWOSU Higher Learning Commission Accreditation Committee and is currently on the SWOSU Strategic Planning 2012-13 Task Force focused on Academic Programs.
Dr. Tami Moser, Editor-in-Chief
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