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Wil Weston

Wil Weston
Position: Head of Collections Management
Office: Love Library 505G
Address: San Diego State University
5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182-8050
Mail Code: MC-8050
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To view other Presentations online on a variety of different library related subjects, please visit my Slideshare
 

Peer Reviewer:

Peer Reviewer for the Urban Studies section of Resources for College Libraries (RCL Online), ACRL | CHOICE  | Proquest. 2015.

In PRESS mentions:

  1. Wilkens, J.  "SDSU lands collection of old textbooks."  San Diego Union-Tribune April 23, 2012  http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/news/2012/apr/23/sdsu-lands-collection-of-old-textbooks/
  2. Sierra, A. G. "LGBT major approved at SDSU."  The Daily Aztec October 2, 2011   http://www.thedailyaztec.com/13783/news/lgbt-major-approved-at-sdsu/

Additional Publication and Professional Information:

 
ResearcherID: A-4101-2011
ResearcherID: A-4101-2011
 

Subject Specialties

Chemistry & Biochemistry, Criminal Justice Administration, Public Administration, Urban Studies, Naval Science, LGBT Studies

Professional History

Head of Collections, Acquisitions, Monographic Cataloging, and Gov. Doc.s
San Diego State University, 2013-current
Head of Collections
San Diego State University, 2008-2013
Engineering Librarian
San Diego State University, 2006-2008
Engineering Librarian
University of New Orleans, 1999-2006

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, Higher Education Administration and Leadership
University of New Orleans, 2008
Master of Library and Information Science
Louisiana State University , 1999
Physical Geography
Louisiana State University , 1995
English, Creative Wrting Program
Louisiana State University , 1992

Selected Publications & Presentations

Weston, W. (2018). “Collection Development Policy for Streaming Media”. In Jeanne Harrell and Nancy Chaffin Hunter (Ed.), Guide to Streaming Video Acquisitions for Libraries. (p. ). Chicago: American Library Association (AS Publications) Press. In Process.

Weston, W. (2017). GeoScienceWorld Review. Charleston Advisor, In Process. Find Full–Text

Weston, W. (2016, April). Student Persistence: How the library makes a difference.. Proceedings of the California Academic & Research Libraries Association (CARL), Costa Mesa, CA.: http://conf2016.carl-acrl.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/Weston-Student-Persistence_CARL_FINAL.pdf

Weston, W. (2016, May 29-31). Selection bias in collection development: Un-leveling the playing field and making matters worse. Presentation at the meeting of the CAPAL-ACBAP Canadian Association of Professional Academic Librarians /Association canadienne des bibliothecaires academiques professionnels, University of Calgary, Calgary .

Weston, W. & Rogers, J. (2016, February). Acquisition, Licensing, Management, and Use of ebooks at San Diego State University. Presentation at the meeting of the Elsevier Science & Technology Books Product Summit, Delivering Outstanding Customer Value, La Jolla, CA.

Weston, W. (2016, April). Student Persistence: How the library makes a difference.. Presentation at the meeting of the California Academic & Research Libraries Association (CARL), Costa Mesa, CA.

Weston, W. (2015, July). Revisting the Tao of Resource Sharing (Paper presentation) . Presentation at the meeting of the INTERLIBRARY LOAN CONFERENCE I-SPIE, SONOMA STATE UNIVERSITY.

Weston, W. (2015, June). Key to Success: How the Academic Library Supports Student Persistence (Contributed Paper). Presentation at the meeting of the CAPAL-ACBAP Canadian Association of Professional Academic Librarians /Association canadienne des bibliothecaires academiques professionnels , University of Ottawa Ottawa, Ontario CANADA.

Weston, W. (2015, July). Revisiting the Tao of Resource Sharing. The Serials Librarian, 69(1), 47-56. Find Full–Text

Jackson, P., Culbertson, A., Lapins, M., Stapko, K., Tumlin, M. & Weston, W. (2014). It's Alive!: Comics and the Arts Visibility Initiative at SDSU. Poster session presented at the meeting of the Comic Arts Conference, Comic-Con, San Diego, CA.

Weston, W. (2014, July). Leveraging Collection Development and Acquisitions in the Interlibrary Loan Workflow to Meet our Patrons Needs. Presentation at the meeting of the I-SPIE, San Diego, CA.

Weston, W. (2014, May). Exploring the Online Information Seeking Strategies of Education Graduate Students . Presentation at the meeting of the Conference of the Canadian Association of Professional Academic Librarians (CAPAL) at the 2014 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences http://congress2014.ca/sites/default/files/sites/default/uploads/congress/Congress2014/304-capal-2014-05-21.pdf, Brock University in Ontario, Canada.

Weston, W. (2013, June). "E-Books and How they affect Special Libraries" . Presentation at the meeting of the Special Library Association , San Diego.

Weston, W. & Robles Smith, K. (2013, August). "How can ILL inform Collection Development/Management?" . Presentation at the meeting of the INTERLIBRARY LOAN CONFERENCE I-SPIE, CSU San Francisco.

Jackson, P., Tumlin, M., Weston, W. & Culbertson, A. (2013, October). I Like My Books With Pictures: Comics in Academic Libraries, the SDSU Way. Presentation at the meeting of the San Diego Comic Fest, San Diego, CA.

Jackson, P., Culbertson, A., Tumlin, M. & Weston, W. (2013, July). Preserving Comic-Con\'s Cultural History: The Richard Alf Collection and The Comic-Con Kids. Poster session presented at the meeting of the Comic Arts Conference, Comic-Con, San Diego, CA.

Weston, W. (2012, October). “Copyright Issues in Library Collection Development.” Presentation at the SDSU Center for Teaching & Learning: New Legalities of Copyright Law and Fair Academic Use, Lunch and Forum . Presentation at the meeting of the SDSU Center for Teaching & Learning, San Diego, CA.

Weston, W. (2012, June). Current Opportunities & Challenges in Criminal Justice & Criminology Collections Development in Academic Libraries. Presentation at the meeting of the ACRL ANSS Criminal Justice and Criminology Discussion Group, ALA Annual Conference, Anaheim, CA.

Weston, W. (2011). The Transitioning Library Collection: Is the Gen X Librarian the Right Librarian at the Right Time?. In Martin K. Wallace, Rebecca Tolley-Stokes and Erik Sean Estep (Ed.), The Generation X Librarian: Essays on Leadership, Technology, Pop Culture, Social Responsibility and Professional Identity (pp. 118-125). Jefferson, North Carolina, & London: McFarland & Company.

Weston, W. (2009, March, 12-15). Understanding the Integrative Role of an Academic Library for Undergraduate Library Student Workers. Proceedings of the 14th ACRL National Conference, 14, 272-281. Find Full–Text

Weston, W. (2009, March). Understanding the Integrative Role of an Academic Library for Undergraduate Library Student Workers. Presentation at the meeting of the Association of College and Research Libraries, Seattle, WA.

Weston, W. (2008). Understanding the Integrative Role of an Academic Library for Undergraduate Student Workers : Dissertation. New Orleans: University of New Orleans.

Weston, W. (2007, June). Navigating a scientific job market and how the library can help. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, 388(3), 507-509. Find Full–Text

Weston, W. (2006, February). Status Report of Katrina's Impact on the University of New Orleans. Geoscience Information Society Newsletter, (218), 4-4. Find Full–Text

Weston, W. (2004, Fall). The Multitasking Librarian. Louisiana Libraries, 67(2), 3-5. Find Full–Text

Weston, W. & Childs, M. (2004). Consortia and Electronic Journals: An Overview. In D. C. Fowler (Ed.), E-Serial Collection Management: Transitions, Trends, and Technicalities. (pp. 91-111). New York: Haworth Information Press.

Weston, W., Brinkman, C., Brown, D., Green, R. & Smalls, M. (2004, Spring). Results of the SELA Planning Survey. Southeastern Librarian, 52(1), 38. Find Full–Text

Weston, W. (2002, November). Access to Scientific Information. Nature, 420(119), 19. Find Full–Text

Weston, W. (2001, March). Reference/Academic Handling Stress at the Reference Desk. Presentation at the meeting of the Louisiana Library Association, Baton Rouge, LA.

Weston, W. (2001). Tao of Resource Sharing. Serials Librarian, 41(1), 113. Find Full–Text

Weston, W. (2001). Information, now!. Louisiana Libraries, 64(1), 17. Find Full–Text

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