Keven Jeffery

Keven
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Position: Librarian, Interim Head of Research, Instruction & Outreach
Phone:(619) 594-3405
email: kjeffery@sdsu.edu
Department Affiliations:
Office: Library Addition 1101N
Address: San Diego State University
5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182-8050
Mail Code: MC-8050
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About Keven

Keven is the subject liaison librarian for computer science, sociology, and philosophy, and is also responsible for investigating and implementing emerging digital technologies and applications for the library. Keven helps maintain the library's public-facing websites, online projects, and research tools.  

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Subject Specialties

Computer Science, Philosophy, Sociology

Professional History

Librarian, Interim Head of Research, Instruction & Outreach
San Diego State University, 2019-Present
Associate Librarian, Digital Technologies
San Diego State University, 2010-2019
Sr. Assistant Librarian, Digital Technologies
San Diego State University, 2007-2010
Information Services Librarian & Web Coordinator
Boston University Medical Center, 2004-2007
Mental Health Information Network Librarian
Boston University Medical Center, 2002-2004
Web Producer
The Globe and Mail Newspaper, 2001-2002

Education

Master of Library and Information Science
University of Western Ontario, 2001
Bachelor of Arts, Anthropology
University of Western Ontario, 1998

Selected Publications & Presentations

Wong-Welch, J., Harris, B., Jeffery, K., Howser, M. & Hanselman, K. (2020, Apr). Deconstructing the Academic Librarian Interview Process: The Perspectives of the Hiring Committee and Successful Candidates. [Panel Presentation Canceled]. Presentation at the meeting of the California Academic & Research Libraries (CARL), Costa Mesa, CA.

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.

Wong-Welch, J. & Jeffery, K. (2018, Dec). The ROI of Sustaining an Academic Library Makerspace. Presentation at the meeting of the NISO Maker Spaces: Things that Go Bop, Whiz and Clank, Webinar.

Dowling, T. & Jeffery, K. (2018, Nov.). Talk to the Phone (Because the Human is Overwhelmed). Presentation at the meeting of the LITA Forum, Minneapolis, MN.

Wong-Welch, J. & Jeffery, K. (2018, April). The ROI of Sustaining an Academic Library Makerspace. Presentation at the meeting of the Coalition for Networked information, San Diego, CA.

Nielsen, J. & Jeffery, K. (2017, November). Sensors In the Stacks: The Internet of Things and Libraries. Presentation at the meeting of the Library Information Technology Association, Denver, CO.

Nielsen, J. & Jeffery, K. (2017). Using Proximity Beacons and the Physical Web to Promote Library Research and Instructional Services. In R. Canuel & C. Crichton (Ed.), Mobile Technology and Academic Libraries: Innovative Services for Research and Learning (pp. 197-207). Chicago, IL: ACRL.

Nielsen, J. & Jeffery, K. (2017, April). We Solemnly Swear that We Are Up to No Good: Pop Culture Marketing in the Library. Presentation at the meeting of the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association, San Diego, CA.

Jeffery, K., Houk, K., Nielsen, J. & Wong-Welch, J. (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 of Digging in the Mines: Mining Course Syllabi in Search of the Library

Jeffery, K. & Nielsen, J. (2017, May). Implementing Proximity Beacons at an Academic Library. Poster session presented at the meeting of the Code4Lib Conference, Los Angeles, CA.

Nielsen, J. & Jeffery, K. (2016). Using proximity beacons and the physical web to promote library research and instructional services. In R. Canuel & C. Crichton (Ed.), Mobile Technologies and Academic Libraries: Innovative Services for Research and Teaching (p. ). Chicago, IL: Association of College & Research Libraries.

Bliss, L., Herbias, A., Jeffery, K., Nielsen, J., Rhodes, G. & Santos, J. (2016, June). The Communication Super Friends: Powering Communication, Strengthening Engagement, and Defeating Unawareness in an Academic Library. Poster session presented at the meeting of the American Library Association, Orlando, FL.

Wong-Welch, J. & Jeffery, K. (2016, June). The Master Builders of an Academic Library Makerspace. Poster session presented at the meeting of the New Media Consortium, Rochester, NY.

Jeffery, K., Jarocki, Z. & Baber, C. (2015). Replacing the Tour Guide With a Cell Phone: A Comparison of a Guided and a Self-Guided Library Tour. Poster session presented at the meeting of the American Library Association, San Francisco, CA.

Jeffery, K., Houk, K., 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 meeting of the University of San Diego 2015 Digital Initiatives Symposium, San Diego, CA.

Jeffery, K. & Dworak, E. (2013). Who Moved My Intranet? The Human Side of Introducing Collaborative Technologies to Library Staff. In N. McHale (Ed.), Designing and Developing Library Intranets (pp. 63-72). London: Routledge.

Moore, B. & Jeffery, K. (2011, April). Texting call numbers from the catalog: A year of use at the SDSU library. Poster session presented at the meeting of the Innovative Users Group (IUG), San Francisco, CA.

Jackson, P. & Jeffery, K. (2010, October). SDSU Library's Mobile Apps. Presentation at the meeting of the SANDALL Fall 2010 Workshop, Staying Connected: Mobile Apps for Law Libraries, San Diego, CA.

Jeffery, K. & Moore, B. (2010, October). Texting call numbers from the catalog: A look at a semester of use at the SDSU library. Poster session presented at the meeting of the Library Information Technology Association, Atlanta, GA.

Jeffery, K. & Dworak, E. (2010). Who Moved My Intranet? The Human Side of Introducing Collaborative Technologies to Library Staff . Journal of Web Librarianship, 4(2/3), 177-186. Find Full–Text of Who Moved My Intranet? The Human Side of Introducing Collaborative Technologies to Library Staff

Jeffery, K. & Murley, K. (2009, October). SDSU Research Cloud: A visual representation, displayed in real-time, of research performed at San Diego State University. Poster session presented at the meeting of the Library & Information Technology Association, Salt Lake City, UT.

Brasley, S., Carr, A., Cunningham, S., Feind, R., Jeffery, K. & Skaggs, D. (2009, August). Improving Students E-Learning: Multi-campus Collaborations for Digital Learning Objects. Presentation at the meeting of the MERLOT International Conference 2009, San Jose, CA.

Dworak, E. & Jeffery, K. (2009). Wiki to the Rescue: creating a more dynamic intranet. Library Hi Tech, 27(3), 403-410. Find Full–Text of Wiki to the Rescue: creating a more dynamic intranet

Jeffery, K., Maggio, L. & Blanchard, M. (2009). Making generic tutorials content specific: Recycling evidence-based practice (EBP) tutorials for two disciplines. Medical Reference Services Quarterly, 28(1), 1-9. Find Full–Text of Making generic tutorials content specific: Recycling evidence-based practice (EBP) tutorials for two disciplines

Bresnahan, M., Bronstad, K., Ginn, D. & Jeffery, K. (2008, June). The Path to Open Access Information: From NIH Publications Policy to Institutional Repositories. Poster session presented at the meeting of the Third Annual John McCahan Medical Campus Education Day, Boston, MA.

Maggio, L. & Jeffery, K. (2008). Helping a dental school put the "e" in evidence-based dentistry. Journal of the Medical Library Association, 96(2), 152-5. Find Full–Text of Helping a dental school put the "e" in evidence-based dentistry

Jeffery, K., Maggio, L., Blanchard, M. & Wiecha, J. (2008). EBM Tutorial: Introduction to Evidence-Based Medicine. MedEdPortal: https://www.mededportal.org/publication/740

Maggio, L., Jeffery, K., Blanchard, M. & Wiecha, J. (2007). EBM Tutorial: Formulating a Clinical Question. MedEdPortal: https://www.mededportal.org/publication/741

Maggio, L., Jeffery, K., Hutter, J. & Farsai, P. (2007, May). Helping a Dental School put the "E" in Evidence-Based Dentistry. Presentation at the meeting of the Medical Library Association, Philadelphia, PA.

Jeffery, K., Maggio, L. & Blanchard, M. (2007, May). Getting More Mileage Out of Extensible Online Tutorials. Presentation at the meeting of the Medical Library Association, Philadelphia, PA.

Harzbecker, J., Jeffery, K., Maggio, L., Flynn, D. & Blanchard, M. (2007, May). Organizing Electronic Resources with a Database-Driven Website. Poster session presented at the meeting of the Medical Library Association, Philadelphia, PA.

Maggio, L., Jeffery, K., Blanchard, M., Caruso, L., Wiecha, J. & Ginn, D. (2006, June). Evidence-based medicine (EBM) information-skills interventions: Developing expertise, supporting the curriculum and providing access. Poster session presented at the meeting of the 1st Annual John McCahan Medical Education Day, Boston, MA.

Blanchard, M., Jeffery, K. & Ginn, D. (2004, May). A public-private partnership to improve the health related information-seeking skills of mental health consumers and staff. Presentation at the meeting of the Medical Library Association, Washington, DC.

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