Position: Electronic Resources Librarian & Assistant Head of Content Organization and Management
Academic Rank: Associate Librarian; Tenured
Department Affiliations: Content Organization and Management, Research & Instruction
San Diego State University
5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182-8050
Mail Code: MC-8050
Research GuidesTests & Measures, Government Publications: United States, Law, Writing Center, Google Scholar @ SDSU, Open Educational Resources (OER) @ SDSU for Faculty, Starting Library Research, Resources for Faculty Teaching Virtual Courses, Library Resources as Course Materials, Ex Libris ERM Troubleshooting
- Eectronic Resources Librarian
- San Diego State University, 2017-present
- Eectronic Resources Librarian
- Zayed University, Abu Dhabi, UAE, 2014-2016
- Learning Commons Supervisor
- Zayed University, Abu Dhabi, UAE, 2013-2014
- Head of Online Services
- University of Utah, 2008-2013
- Head of Government Documents and Microforms
- University of Utah, 2004-2008
- International Documents Librarian
- University of Utah, 2000-2004
- State and Local Documents Librarian
- Florida Interantional University, 1998-2000
- Master of Arts in Library and Information Science
- University of Iowa, 1998
- Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art
- University of Iowa, 1994
Selected Publications & Presentations
Gardner, G., Cribs, H. & Holvoet, K. (2021, March). Trends in Digital Newspaper Discovery. Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship, 33(1), 13-29.Find Full–Text of Trends in Digital Newspaper Discovery
Cribbs, H., Gardner, G. & Holvoet, K. (2020, April). In the Future, Will Everyone Read Newspapers for 15 Minutes? : A Natural Experiment. Presentation at the meeting of the Ex Libris Users North America (ELUNA) (Conference canceled due to COVID-19), Los Angeles, CA.
Holvoet, K. & Howser, M. (2020, August). Improve Access to Online Government Documents During COVID-19: A Collaborative Approach. Presentation at the meeting of the Western State Government Information Virtual Conference, Online.
Cribbs, H., Gardner, G. & Holvoet, K. (2020, June). Evaluating the Impact of the Newspaper Search Scope: A Natural Experiment. Presentation at the meeting of the Ex Libris User of North America California User Group, eCAUG Virtual Conference.
Holvoet, K., Jeffery, K. & Nowicki, R. (2020, June). Building Better Discovery: Using Data to Optimize the User Experience with Mediated Search Results. Poster session presented at the meeting of the American Library Association, Virtual Conference.
Nowicki, R. & Holvoet, K. (2020, May). Pub(lic) Opinion Crawl: Lowering Barriers for Qualitative Library Assessment. Presentation at the meeting of the Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries, Barcelona, Spain via WebEx.
Holvoet, K. & Nowicki, R. (2019, September). The Internet Says the Darndest Things: A Textbook and a Toolkit for Fighting Fake News. Presentation at the meeting of the Mind Over Chatter: Mindfulness, Media, and Misinformation in the Digital Era Symposium, Kokomo, Indiana .
Phillips, L. & Holvoet, K. (2017). Taking Your MLIS Abroad: Getting and Succeeding in an International Library Job. : Libraries Unlimited, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC..
Holvoet, K. & Phillips, L. (2014, June). Getting a library job in a foreign country: How (and why) to do it and how to thrive once you do. Presentation at the meeting of the American Library Association Annual Conference, Las Vegas, NV.
Holvoet, K. (2008). Satisfaction Guaranteed—A System of Asynchronous Desire. Against the Grain, 20(1) In Process.Find Full–Text of Satisfaction Guaranteed—A System of Asynchronous Desire
Holvoet, K. (2006). Is Access to Government Information Getting Better or Worse? . Against the Grain, 18(4) In Process.Find Full–Text of Is Access to Government Information Getting Better or Worse?
Holvoet, K. (2006). What Is RSS and How Can Libraries Use It to Improve Patron Service? . Library Hi Tech News, 23(8), 32-33.Find Full–Text of What Is RSS and How Can Libraries Use It to Improve Patron Service?See all library publications