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Education

M.A., Teaching English as a Second Language.  Central Missouri State University,  1993.

M.A., Library Science.  University of Missouri- Columbia, 1976.

B.A., Spanish.  Kansas State College of Pittsburg, 1972.

 

Research Interests

Education research

Reference service in academic libraries

 

Professional Experience

1990- Present, University of Central Missouri, Warrensburg, Missouri

1977-1983, Missouri Southern State College, Joplin, Missouri

 

Publications

Association of College and Research Libraries, Education and Behavioral Sciences Section Reference Sources and Services Committee. (2000).  Research in education:  A comparison and analysis of databases. College & Research Libraries News 61(1), 16-19.   

Harmon, H., & Wales, B. (1999).  International and domestic students’ perception of library personnel and resources:  Explaining and predicting the differences. The Journal of Teaching in International Business 10, (3/4), 129-148. 

Lillard, L., and Wales, B.  (2003).  Strengthening the profession: Educator and practitioner collaboration.  Journal of Academic Librarianship 29 (5), 316-319.

Littlejohn, N., Tygett, M., & Wales, B.  (1994).  Assessment Design for Academic Libraries:  Measuring Patron and Employee Satisfaction with Services and Operations.  Warrensburg, Missouri, Central Missouri State University.  (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED 373782)

Riley, C., & Wales, B.  (1997).  Academic librarians and mentoring teams:  Building tomorrow’s doctorates.  Technical Services Quarterly 14 (3), 1-10.

Riley, C., & Wales, B.  (1997).  Introducing the academic library to student employees:  A group approach.  Technical Services Quarterly 14 (4), 47-59. 

Riley, C., & Wales, B. (1998).  Preparing college students to search full-text databases:  Is instruction necessary?  Warrensburg, Missouri:  Central Missouri State University.  ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED 419544) 

Riley, C., & Wales, B.  (2002).  Reality check:  Barriers to accessibility in an ADA-compliant library.  College & Undergraduate Libraries, 9 (1), 41-48. 

Wales, B.  (1996). Tenure issues in American higher education:  An overview.  Warrensburg, Missouri:  Central Missouri State University.  (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED 400771)

Wales, B.  (2002).  The Encyclopedia of Psychology:  A review. Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian, 20 (2), 29-35.   

Wales, B.  (2002).  Libraries in charter schools:  A content analysis.  Teacher Librarian:  The Journal for School Library Professionals, 30 (2), 21-26.  

Wales, B.  (2002).  The top ten reasons to teach in library school.  College & Undergraduate Libraries, 9 (2), 83-88.   

Wales, B., & Harmon, H. (1998).  A comparison of two user groups: International and U.S. students in an academic library.  Public & Access Services Quarterly 2(4), 17-37.   

Wales, B., & Littlejohn, N.  (1996).  Assessment plan for interlibrary loan departments at academic libraries.  Journal of Interlibrary Loan, Document Delivery & Information Supply 7 (2), 3-18.

Wales, B., & Littlejohn, N.  (1996).  Basic Training:  A Two-Pronged Approach to Term Paper Assistance.  Warrensburg, Missouri, Central Missouri State University.  (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED 391531)

Wales, B., & Littlejohn, N.  (1998).  Measuring unit effectiveness:  A pragmatic approach to quality assessment in academic libraries.  College & Undergraduate Libraries 5(1), 103-121. 

Wales, B., Tygett, M., & Harmon, H. (1997).  CMSU library usage: Telephone survey results. Warrensburg, Missouri: Central Missouri State University. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED 406983)

Weessies, K., & Wales, B. (1999).   Internet policies in midsized academic libraries.  Reference & User Services Quarterly 39(1), 33-41.  

 

Presentations

 Littlejohn, N., Tygett, M., & Wales, B.  (1993).  Academic library assessment profile:  Evaluating client and employee satisfaction.  A poster session presentation at the Annual Conference of the American Library Association, New Orleans, Louisiana. 

Littlejohn, N., Tygett, M., Wales, B., & Walker, S.  (1997).  The Reference interview.   Presentation at Kansas City Metropolitan Library Information Network Choices and Challenges Workshop, Kansas City, Missouri. 

Littlejohn, N., & Wales, B.  (1994).  Basic training:  Boot camp term paper clinics for underprepared university students.  A poster session presentation at the Annual Conference of the American Library Association, Miami, Florida. 

Riley, C., Tygett, M., & Wales, B.  (1995).  Developing a student employee orientation program:  An academic library’s approach.  A poster session presentation at the Annual Conference of the American Library Association, Chicago, Illinois.  

Riley, C., & Wales, B.  (1995).  Building tomorrow’s Ph.D.’s:  The academic librarian’s role in team mentoring.  A poster session presentation at the Annual Conference of the American Library Association, Chicago, Illinois. 

Riley, C., & Wales, B.  (1998).  Special interest discussion topic:  Collaboration techniques for librarians/faculty.  Presentation at the National Student Success Conference in Kansas City, Missouri.

Riley, C., & Wales, B.  (1998).  Students’ perceptions of full-text database searching:  Problems and successes.  Presentation at the National Student Success Conference in Kansas City, Missouri.

Riley, C., & Wales, B.  (2002). Kansas City Metropolitan Library Information Network Workshop on Library Services for Persons with Disabilities.  Overland Park, Kansas. 

 

 

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