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Library Author Spotlight Series: Book Chapters

Did you know that many books include chapters authored by experts? Our very own library faculty and staff have written book chapters included in published books.

This is the second post in our Library Author Spotlight Series. If you missed the first one, check out our post on books.

Jump to an author: Frank Allen | Sandy Avila | Ven Basco | Penny Beile | Nardia Cumberbatch | Sai Deng | Lee Dotson | Lily Dubach | Michael Furlong | Megan Haught | Cynthia Kisby | Sarah Norris | Shane Roopnarine | John Venecek | Christina Wray.


Frank Allen
Frank Allen
Interim Director of Libraries

Chapter: Storage Options: Making Decisions about Print Materials

  • Author: Frank Allen.
  • Book: Creating the High Functioning Library Space: Expert Advice from Librarians, Architects, and Designers.
  • Editor: Marta Deyrup.
  • Year: 2016.
  • Publisher: Libraries Unlimited ABC-CLIO, LLC.

Sandy Avila
Sandy Avila
Science Librarian, Research & Information Services

Chapter: Liaison and Scholarly Communication Librarians Collaborating to Support Faculty and Students.

  • Authors: Sarah Norris, Sandy Avila, and Buenaventura (Ven) Basco.
  • Book: Approaches to Liaison Librarianship: Innovations in Organization and Engagement.
  • Editors: Robin Canuel and Chad Crichton.
  • Year: 2021.
  • Publisher: Association of College and Research Libraries.

Chapter: Creating a Sense of Place: Connecting Participants to Local Habitats through Library and Community Partner Collaborations.

  • Authors: Christina Wray, Sandy Avila, and Megan Haught.
  • Book: The Sustainable Library’s Cookbook.
  • Editors: Raymond Pun and Gary L. Shaffer.
  • Year: 2019.
  • Publisher: Association of College and Research Libraries.

Ven Basco
Ven Basco
Engineering & Computer Science Librarian, Research & Information Services
Book: Approaches to Liaison Librarianship

Chapter: Liaison and Scholarly Communication Librarians Collaborating to Support Faculty and Students.

  • Authors: Sarah Norris, Sandy Avila, and Buenaventura (Ven) Basco.
  • Book: Approaches to Liaison Librarianship: Innovations in Organization and Engagement.
  • Editors: Robin Canuel and Chad Crichton.
  • Year: 2021.
  • Publisher: Association of College and Research Libraries.

Penny Beile
Penny Beile
Associate Director, Research, Education, & Engagement

Chapter: Disrupting the Model: Fostering Cultural Change through Academic Partnerships

  • Authors: Aimee deNoyelles, John Raible, Penny Beile, and Sarah Norris.
  • Book: Textbooks and Academic Libraries: Selection, Circulation, and Assessment (An ALCTS Monograph).
  • Editor: Chris Diaz.
  • Year: 2017.
  • Publisher: ALA Editions.

Chapter: Content Analysis: Deconstructing Intellectual Packages.

  • Authors: Penny Beile.
  • Book: Using Qualitative Methods in Action Research.
  • Editors: Doug Cook and Lesley Farmer.
  • Year: 2011.
  • Publisher: Association of College and Research Libraries.

Chapter: Assessing an Institution-wide Information Fluency Program: Commitment, Plan, and Purposes.

  • Authors: Penny Beile.
  • Book: The Teaching Library: Approaches to Assessing Information Literacy Instruction.
  • Editor: Scott Walter.
  • Year: 2007.
  • Publisher: Haworth (now Routledge).

Chapter: The Development and Use of the Education Library 56 Tutorial: A Web-based Tutorial for Preservice Teachers.

  • Authors: Penny Beile.
  • Book: Digital Resources and Education Libraries: Innovation, Invention, and Implementation.
  • Editor: Patricia O’Brien Libutti.
  • Year: 2004.
  • Publisher: Association of College and Research Libraries.

Nardia Cumberbatch
Nardia Cumberbatch
Adjunct Librarian, Research & Information Services
Book: The Sustainable Library's Cookbook

Chapter: Exploring UN SDG Target Goals through a Research Poster Project.

  • Authors: Nardia Cumberbatch.
  • Book: The Sustainable Library’s Cookbook.
  • Editors: Raymond Pun and Gary L. Shaffer.
  • Year: 2019.
  • Publisher: Association of College and Research Libraries.

Sai Deng
Sai Deng
Metadata Librarian, Cataloging

Chapter: From Birth to Maturity: The Chinese American Librarians Association.

  • Authors: Sai Deng.
  • Book: Asian American and Libraries: Activism, Collaborations, and Strategies.
  • Editors: Janet Hyunju Clarke, Raymond Pun, and Monnee Tong.
  • Year: 2017.
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield.

Chapter: Redefining Scholarly Services in a Research Lifecycle.

  • Authors: Sai Deng and Lee Dotson.
  • Book: Creating Research Infrastructures in the 21st-Century Academic Library: Conceiving, Funding, and Building New Facilities and Staff.
  • Editor: Bradford Lee Eden.
  • Year: 2015.
  • Publisher: Rowman and Littlefield.

Chapter: Information Representation

  • Authors: H. Cui, Sai Deng, and X. Y. Tang.
  • Book: Research Fronts in the Humanities & Social Sciences in the West.
  • Editors: Heting Chu and Yin Zhang.
  • Year: 2007.
  • Publisher: Renmin University Press.

Lee Dotson
Lee Dotson
Interim Department Head, Technology Solutions & Digital Initiatives
Creating Research Infrastructures in the 21st Century Academic Library

Chapter: Redefining Scholarly Services in a Research Lifecycle.

  • Authors: Sai Deng and Lee Dotson.
  • Book: Creating Research Infrastructures in the 21st-Century Academic Library: Conceiving, Funding, and Building New Facilities and Staff.
  • Editor: Bradford Lee Eden.
  • Year: 2015.
  • Publisher: Rowman and Littlefield.

Chapter: Picturing the Past and Planning for the Future: Central Florida Memory.

  • Authors: Lee Dotson and Selma Jaskowski.
  • Book: Digitization in the Real World: Lessons Learned from Small to Medium-sized Digitization Projects.
  • Editors: Kwong Bor Ng and Jason Kucsma.
  • Year: 2010.
  • Publisher: Metropolitan New York Library Council.

Lily Dubach
Lily Dubach
Textbook Affordability Librarian, Research, Education, & Engagement

Chapter: Humanities in the Open: The Challenges of Creating an Open Literature Anthology.

  • Authors: Christian Beck, Lily Dubach, Sarah Norris, and John Venecek.
  • Book: Open Pedagogy Approaches: Faculty, Library, and Student Collaborations.
  • Editors: Kimberly Davies Hoffman and Alexis Clifton.
  • Year: 2020.
  • Publisher: Rebus Community / Milne Publishing.

Chapter: Why Every Librarian Should Know About Copyright: Creating Copyright Training Opportunities for Librarians at Your Institution.

  • Authors: Sarah Norris, Barbara Tierney, and Lily Dubach.
  • Book: Copyright Conversations: Rights Literacy in a Digital World.
  • Editor: Sara Benson.
  • Year: 2019.
  • Publisher: Association of College & Research Libraries.

Michael Furlong
Michael Furlong
UCF Connect Librarian, UCF Connect Libraries

Chapter: Call of Cthulhu: Hosting Roleplaying Events in the World of H.P. Lovecraft.

  • Author: Michael Furlong.
  • Book: 52 Ready-To-Use Gaming Programs for Libraries.
  • Editor: Ellyssa Kroski.
  • Year: 2020.
  • Publisher: American Library Association.

Chapter: Unraveling Julian Karswell’s Runic Curse in Jacques Tourneur’s Night of the Demon.

  • Authors: Michael Furlong.
  • Book: Terrifying Texts: Essays on Books of Good and Evil in Horror Cinema.
  • Editors: Cynthia Miller and Bow Van Riper.
  • Year: 2018.
  • Publisher: McFarland.

Chapter: Gendered Power: Comics, Film, and Sexuality in the United States.

  • Authors: Michael Furlong.
  • Book: Ages of Heroes, Eras of Men.
  • Editors: Julian Chambliss, Thomas Donaldson, and William Svitavsky.
  • Year: 2013.
  • Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Megan Haught
Megan Haught
Administrative Assistant, Student Learning & Engagement
Book: The Sustainable Library's Cookbook

Chapter: Creating a Sense of Place: Connecting Participants to Local Habitats through Library and Community Partner Collaborations.

  • Authors: Christina Wray, Sandy Avila, and Megan Haught.
  • Book: The Sustainable Library’s Cookbook.
  • Editors: Raymond Pun and Gary L. Shaffer.
  • Year: 2019.
  • Publisher: Association of College and Research Libraries.

Cynthia Kisby
Cynthia Kisby
Interim Associate Director, Administrative Services

Chapter: Improving Circulation Services through Staff Involvement.

  • Authors: Cynthia Kisby and Marcus Kilman.
  • Book: Best Practices in Access Services.
  • Editors: Lori L. Driscoll and W. Bede Mitchell.
  • Year: 2009.
  • Publisher: Routledge.

Chapter: Formalizing Staff Development from Inception to Implementation at University of Central Florida Libraries.

  • Authors: Cynthia Kisby and Suzanne Holler.
  • Book: An Introduction to Staff Development in Academic Libraries.
  • Editor: Elizabeth Connor.
  • Year: 2009.
  • Publisher: Routledge.

Sarah Norris
Sarah Norris
Scholarly Communication Librarian, Office of Scholarly Communication
Book: Approaches to Liaison Librarianship

Chapter: Liaison and Scholarly Communication Librarians Collaborating to Support Faculty and Students.

  • Authors: Sarah Norris, Sandy Avila, and Buenaventura (Ven) Basco.
  • Book: Approaches to Liaison Librarianship: Innovations in Organization and Engagement.
  • Editors: Robin Canuel and Chad Crichton.
  • Year: 2021.
  • Publisher: Association of College and Research Libraries.
Open Pedagogy Approaches: Faculty, Library, and Student Collaborations

Chapter: Humanities in the Open: The Challenges of Creating an Open Literature Anthology.

  • Authors: Christian Beck, Lily Dubach, Sarah Norris, and John Venecek.
  • Book: Open Pedagogy Approaches: Faculty, Library, and Student Collaborations.
  • Editors: Kimberly Davies Hoffman and Alexis Clifton.
  • Year: 2020.
  • Publisher: Rebus Community / Milne Publishing.
Copyright Conversations: Rights Literacy in a Digital World

Chapter: Why Every Librarian Should Know About Copyright: Creating Copyright Training Opportunities for Librarians at Your Institution.

  • Authors: Sarah Norris, Barbara Tierney, and Lily Dubach.
  • Book: Copyright Conversations: Rights Literacy in a Digital World.
  • Editor: Sara Benson.
  • Year: 2019.
  • Publisher: Association of College & Research Libraries.
Textbooks and Academic Libraries: Selection, Circulation, and Assessment (An ALCTS Monograph)

Chapter: Disrupting the Model: Fostering Cultural Change through Academic Partnerships.

  • Authors: Aimee deNoyelles, John Raible, Penny Beile, and Sarah Norris.
  • Book: Textbooks and Academic Libraries: Selection, Circulation, and Assessment (An ALCTS Monograph).
  • Editor: Chris Diaz.
  • Year: 2017.
  • Publisher: ALA Editions.

Shane Roopnarine
Shane Roopnarine
Subject Librarian, Research & Information Services

Chapter: Preserving Your Community’s Memories: Developing Librarians for Digital Preservation.

  • Authors: Vanessa Neblett and Shane Roopnarine.
  • Book: Creative management of small public libraries in the 21st century.
  • Editor: Carol Smallwood.
  • Year: 2014.
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield.

John Venecek
John Venecek
Humanities Librarian, Research & Information Services
Open Pedagogy Approaches: Faculty, Library, and Student Collaborations

Chapter: Humanities in the Open: The Challenges of Creating an Open Literature Anthology.

  • Authors: Christian Beck, Lily Dubach, Sarah Norris, and John Venecek.
  • Book: Open Pedagogy Approaches: Faculty, Library, and Student Collaborations.
  • Editors: Kimberly Davies Hoffman and Alexis Clifton.
  • Year: 2020.
  • Publisher: Rebus Community / Milne Publishing.

Christina Wray
Christina Wray
Digital Learning & Engagement Librarian, Student Learning & Engagement
The Sustainable Library's Cookbook

Chapter: Creating a Sense of Place: Connecting Participants to Local Habitats through Library and Community Partner Collaborations.

  • Authors: Christina Wray, Sandy Avila, and Megan Haught.
  • Book: The Sustainable Library’s Cookbook.
  • Editors: Raymond Pun and Gary L. Shaffer.
  • Year: 2019.
  • Publisher: Association of College and Research Libraries.

We hope you enjoyed reading about book chapters from our library faculty and staff. This is the second post in a series of library employee author spotlights. Our first post features books written, edited, and translated by us. For questions, please reach out to Lily Dubach.

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