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Kathryn Houk

Position: Health & Life Sciences Librarian
Department Affiliation: Research Services
Office: Library Addition 1101D
Address: San Diego State University
5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182-8050
Mail Code: MC-8050
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Publications

Houk, K.M. and Alt-Holland, A. (2014). Special SIVB workshop at world forum: What you need to know about data management. The In Vitro Report, 48(2), http://www.sivb.org/InVitroReport/sivb-workshop.html

Houk, K.M., & Thornhill, K.M. (2013). Using Facebook page Insights data to determine posting best practices in an academic health sciences library. The Journal of Web Librarianship, 7(4), 372-88.

 

Presentations & Posters
Houk, K.M. and Tammen, S. (2015, June). Great diseases to great partnership: Promoting information literacy skills in an open access science curriculum. Poster presented at the American Library Association Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA.

Houk, K.M. (2015, June). Conquering chaos in the age of networked science: Organizing, storing and securing your data. Conference workshop presented at the Society for In Vitro Biology Annual Conference, Tucson, AZ.

Houk, K.M. (2015, June). Head in the Clouds, Feet on the Ground: Managing your research data for the future. Plenary session presentation at the Society for In Vitro Biology Annual Conference, Tucson, AZ.

Jeffrey, K., Houk, K.M., Nielsen, J., Wong-Welch, J. (2015, April). Creating and sustaining a digital syllabus collection: A collaborative approach for librarians and academic units. Presentation at the University of San Diego Digital Initiatives Symposium, San Diego, CA.

Houk, K.M. (2014, June). Conquering chaos in the age of networked science: The importance of research data management. Conference workshop presented at the Society for In Vitro Biology, World Forum on Biology, Savannah, GA.

Houk, K.M. and Thornhill, K.M. (2013, June). Are academic health science libraries Facebook pages self-serving? Poster presented at the American Library Association Annual Conference, Chicago, IL.

Houk, K.M. and Hendler, G.Y. (2013, May). Planning educational outreach with future researchers. Poster presented at the Medical Library Association Annual Conference. Boston, MA.

Houk, K.M. and Thornhill, K.M. (2013, April). A collections and reference librarian partnership in the planning of a health science campus researcher information portal. Poster presented at the University of Massachusetts Medical School eScience Symposium, Worcester, MA.

Houk, K.M., Messner, K.R. (2011, February). Harnessing biological data for use in the classroom: Tracing red panda ancestry. Presentation at the Annual Ohio Educational Technology Conference, Columbus, OH.

 

Professional Organizations and Service                                       
2016 CARL Conference, Committee on Workshop Sessions                 2015

eScience Portal for New England Librarians, Editorial Board Co-Chair   2013-Present

2015 Society for In Vitro Biology Conference, Session Co-convener       2014-2015

American Library Association                                                                      2009-Present

Association of College & Research Libraries                                               2010-Present

Medical Library Association                                                                          2011-Present

Library Information Technology Association                                                 2012-Present

California Academic & Research Libraries                                                   2014-Present

 

 

Subject Specialties

Biology, Exercise & Nutrition Sciences, Nursing, Nutrition Sciences, Public Health

Professional History

Health & Life Sciences Librarian
San Diego State University, 2014-Present
Research & Instruction Librarian
Tufts University, 2011-2014
Resident Academic Librarian
Miami University of Ohio, 2010-2011

Education

Master of Library and Information Science
Kent State University, 2009
Bachelor of Science in Biology
Elon University, 2006

Selected Publications & Presentations

Jeffery, Keven., Houk, Kathryn., Nielsen, Jordan. & Wong-Welch, Jenny. (2017, Jan.). Digging in the Mines: Mining Course Syllabi in Search of the Library. Evidence Based Library and Information Practice, 12(1), 72-84. Find Full–Text

Houk, Kathryn., Nielsen, Jordan. & Wong-Welch, Jenny. (2016, Mar.). Demonstrating the Academic Library's Value through Research Data Management Services. Presentation at the meeting of the California Academic & Research Libraries, Costa Mesa, CA.

Houk, Kathryn. & Nielsen, Jordan. (2016, Jan.). The University Library as Promoter of Digital Scholarship: A Case Study. Presentation at the meeting of the Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, HI.

Jeffery, Keven., Houk, Kathryn., Wong-Welch, Jenny. & Nielsen, Jordan. (2015, April). Creating and Sustaining a Digital Syllabus Collection: A Collaborative Approach for Librarians and Academic Units. Presentation at the meeting of the University of San Diego 2015 Digital Initiatives Symposium, San Diego, CA.

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