Kate S. Herzog
§ A.B. Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY 1966
(Major‑Music; Minor‑Education; Honors‑Deans List, Summa cum Laude)
§ M.A.T. Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 1967
§ M.S.L.S. Simmons College, Boston, MA 1969
(emphasis on Technical Services & Sci/Tech Reference)
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:Librarian, Learning Resources Center, ITT Technical Institute, Getzville, NY 2/1999 – 6/2012
§ Organize, catalog and provide access to resources in support of educational programs; Oversee LRC operations including acquisitions, reference, and circulation
§ Develop print, electronic, and media collections to serve as resources for ITT's educational programs in Electronic Engineering, Computer-Aided Drafting, Multi-Media, Visual Communications, and Information Technology (Computer Networking and Software Programming)
§ Served as instructor for Written Communications and Economics courses
§ Work with students, instructors, and staff developing their information literacy and competencies utilizing Internet and Virtual Library resources and desktop programs in the LRC
§ Provide bibliographic instruction and make presentations to all classes demonstrating ITT Virtual Library and other resources which will aid finding information in specific areas
§ As Help Desk Librarian, provided e-mail and text-a-librarian reference services to students and staff at all ITT locations including students in online programs
§ As CAD Curriculum Librarian, served as member of ITT CADD Curriculum Committee and developed bibliographies and user guides for ITT-wide use
§ As TechnoGram editor, solicit articles, design, and publish quarterly campus newsletter
§ As LRC Advisory Committee member, developed user guides, sample library assignments, etc. for ITT-wide use
§ Maintain the Getzville LRC Weblog to assist students with developing their soft and technical skills, job searching, and other school-related areas
Director, Science and Engineering Library, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 10/1989 – 2/1994
§ Directed the operations of the library and its branch including supervision of 5 librarians and 3 support staff
§ Coordinated major journal cancellation projects ($150,000 in 1991 and $100,000 in 1993), SUNY Center-wide journal use study (1991-2), and weeding/shifting/integration of the Chemistry collection into SEL (Spring 1994)
§ Actively participated in the implementation of the Libraries’ NOTIS system and its ‘multiple database access’ components
Head, Engineering and Mathematical Sciences Library, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 9/1987 – 9/1989
§ Oversaw all branch operations (including circulation and acquisitions) of the library including supervision of 3.75 librarians, 7.5 support staff, and 6.5 FTE student assistants
§ Managed a collection of 200,000 volumes with an annual materials budget of $719,000
§ Undertook a major journal cancellation project, coordinated a journal storage project, and directed the barcoding of the library's collections (both monographs and periodicals)
§ Participated in the implementation of the Orion circulation module
Acting Head, Barker Engineering Library, MIT, Cambridge, MA 11/1985 – 8/1987
§ Served as collection manager and directed the operations of the library and its branch including 6 librarians and 16 support staff
§ Actively participated in the implementation of the Libraries' GEAC system
Associate Engineering Librarian and Collection Manager, Barker Engineering Library 1/1982 – 10/1985
Aeronautics & Astronautics Librarian, MIT 9/1977 – 12/1981
Processing Librarian, Barker Engineering Library 10/1971 – 8/1977
Associate Processing Librarian, Barker Engineering Library 1/1969 – 9/1971
“Beyond Information Literacy.” http://beyondinformationliteracy.blogspot.com/. [created August 2013 in conjunction with participation in the MOOC: “Metaliteracy.”]
“The Big6™ Experience: Process as Product” WNYLRCWatch Newsletter: http://wnylrcwatch.org/newsletter/?p=951.
“Getzville LRC Weblog.” (2007-2012) http://getzvillelrc.wordpress.com/ [launched in December 2007 to help ITT students to better utilize our campus and online libraries, conduct research, job search and a variety of technical topics.]
“Making Research Relevant: Some Suggestions for Teaching Information Literacy Skills to Engineering Technology Students.” Proceedings of the 2004 American Society for Engineering Education New England Section Annual Conference, Dedham, Massachusetts.
“Teaching and Applying Information Literacy Standards in Engineering Technology Programs.” Proceedings of the 2002 American Society for Engineering Education Zone I Conference, United States Military Academy, West Point, New York.
"Collection Development and Evaluation in the Electronic Library." Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science. v53, 1994 suppl.16: 82-92.
‘‘Designing Effective Journal Use Studies.’’ with Harry Armistead and Marla Edelman. New Scholarship - New Serials: Proceedings of the North American Serials Interest Group, Inc., 8th Annual Conference, June 10-13, 1993, Brown University, Providence, R.I.; also published in The Serials Librarian, v24, nos. 3-4 (1994): 189-92.
"Comparison of Journal Use in Open and Closed Stacks (Preliminary Analysis)." LIBRES: Library and Information Science Research, Feb. 1993. [LIBRES was an international refereed electronic journal devoted to new research in Library and Information Science. 1993 issue no longer available online.]
"Collection Development for the Electronic Library." Computers in Libraries. v10, no.10 (Nov. 1990): 9-13.
"Journal Costs, Usage, and Obsolescence in Engineering." with Aggi W. Raeder and Michael V. Sullivan. 1990 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference Proceedings, v2: 1083-8; also published in The Serials Librarian, v16, no. 1/2 (1989): 133-153.
"Weeding Collections in an Academic Library System." with Jay Lucker and Sydney Owens, Science and Technology Libraries, v6, no.3 (Spring 1986): 11-23; also published in Weeding of Collections in Sci-Tech Libraries, ed. by Ellis Mount (Haworth Press 0-86656-552-3).
"The Technical Reports Authority File." Science and Technology Libraries, v2, no.3 (Spring 1982): 35-51.
“Making Research Relevant,” paper presented at the ASEE New England Section 2004 Annual Conference,“Engineering Education for Engineering Practice,” April 3, 2004, Northeastern University, Dedham Campus, MA
“Teaching and Applying Information Literacy Standards in Engineering Technology Programs,” paper presented at the ASEE Zone I Conference, April 6, 2002, West Point, NY
"Use of Sci/Tech Periodicals: Comparison of Use Data Collected at the University Centers State University of New York," presented at the STS Research Forum at the ALA Annual Conference, June 26, 1993, New Orleans, LA
"Journal Use Patterns: Some Results from a CLR-Funded Project," poster session presented at the Society for Scholarly Publishing Annual Conference, June 17, 1993, Washington, DC and at the American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference, June 23, 1993, Urbana-Champaign, IL
"Designing Effective Journal Use Studies: 'You Can't Always Get What You Want; But, if You Try, You'll Find You Get What You Need!'" workshop presented at the North American Serials Interest Group Annual Conference, June 11-12, 1993, Providence, RI
"Journal Use Study: Resource Sharing and Collection Development," presentation at the New York Library Association Conference, Oct.31, 1992, Lake Placid, NY
"Collection Development and Evaluation in the Electronic Library," half-day short course presented at the 6th Annual Computers in Libraries Conference, March 10, 1991, Oakland, CA
"Analysis of the Use of Engineering Journal Literature," presented at the American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference, June 1990, Toronto, ON
“AJ Seminar on Collection Development and Management,” instructor of daylong workshop for practicing librarians,” May 1989, Los Angeles, CA
2005 - 2007 Served as Member of Institutional Accreditation Site Visit Team for the New York State Board of Regents
2008 - 2010 Served as Member of Institutional Accreditation Site Visit Team for the New York State Board of Regents’ Accreditation of Teacher Education (RATE)