Current Professional Memberships
American Library Association (ALA)
American College and Research
Missouri Library Association (MLA)
Intellectual Freedom Committee
Brown, J. R. (June, 2009). "Big Brother IS Watching - but Does Anyone Care?"
Presentation at the MOBIUS conference, Lake Ozark, Missouri.
Brown, J. R. (October 2008). It's not just about banned books anymore. Poster session
presented at the Missouri Library Association Annual Conference, St. Louis, Missouri.
Riley, C. A. & Brown, J. R. (June, 2007). "The State of the State: Databases in Missouri
Libraries." Presentation at the MOBIUS conference, Lake Ozark, Missouri.
Library Instruction/Bibliographic Instruction
Privacy in the Internet Age
Use of Second Life in university instruction
Women in Society
Ed. Spec. - University of Central Missouri, 2002.
M.L.I.S. University of Missouri-Columbia Missouri, 1995.
B.S.Ed. University of Central Missouri, 1993.
Secondary Education-Social Studies; Minor in Library Science
Paralegal Certificate, Rockhurst College, 1984.
Women's Studies Certificate - anticipated completion in 2012.
Elections Committee, 2008-
American Democracy Project, Steering Committee member, 2008-
Classroom Safety Committee, 2009-
Speaker's Commons Committee, 2005- . Co-Chair, 2008-
Arbitration pool, 2009-2010
10th Anniversary Ad Hoc Committee, 2008-2009
Assessment Committee, 2008-2009
Children's Literature Festival Advisory Committee, 2001-
Freshman Orientation Committee, 2009-
Missouri Library Association - Chair, Intellectual Freedom Committee 2008-
McNair Scholars Program
Library Mentor, 2000-
Assisted at the campus Scholars' Symposium, 2004-
Assisted at the regional Scholars' Symposium, 2005-
Faculty Advisor-Campus Pagan Association. 2006-
Faculty Advisor-Society for Creative Anachronism. Shire of Lost Forest, 2008-
Ad Hoc library advisor for ANTS, the non-traditional student organizatino, 2001-
Associate Professor and Librarian
James C. Kirkpatrick Library 2458
601 S. Missouri Street
University of Central Missouri
Warrensburg, MO 64093-5299