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Associate†Professor

940-898-2152†††††† SH 410

Professional Preparation

Ph.D., 2008, Emporia State University
Library Science

M.L.S., 2000, Emporia State University
Library Science

B.A., 1995, University of Nevada Reno
Music

Professional Experience

  • Original Cataloger, University of Kansas
  • Adjunct Instructor, Emporia State University
  • Serials Cataloger for Documents, Portland State University

Teaching

  • At Masterís level: LS 5103 Cataloging and Classification Ė Quality Matters recognized course
  • At Masterís level: LS 5013 Information Organization and Retrieval
  • At Masterís level: LS 5003 Collection Development
  • At Masterís level: LS 5723 Advanced Cataloging
  • At Masterís level: LS 5143 Technical Services

Scholarship

  • Hoffman, Gretchen L. 2013. How are cookbooks classified in libraries? An examination of LCSH and LCC. Paper presented at the fourth North American Symposium on Knowledge Organization, Milwaukee, WI.†
  • Hoffman, Gretchen L. 2012. Could the functional future of bibliographic control change cataloging work? An exploration using Abbott. Journal of Library Metadata 12: 111-26.
  • Hoffman, Gretchen L. 2012. Using the Quality Matters rubric to improve online cataloging courses. Cataloging & Classification Quarterly 50: 158-71.
  • Hoffman, Gretchen L. 2010. Negotiating normative institutional pressures and maintaining legitimacy in a complex work environment: A multiple case study of three academic cataloging units. Advances in Library Administration and Organization 29: 243-92.
  • Hoffman, Gretchen L. 2010. Response to Barbara Tillett, re: Meeting usersí needs in cataloging: What is the right thing to do? Cataloging & Classification Quarterly 48: 346-47.
  • Hoffman, Gretchen L. 2009. Meeting usersí needs in cataloging: What is the right thing to do? Cataloging & Classification Quarterly 47: 631-41.
  • Hoffman, Gretchen L. 2009. Applying the user-centered paradigm to cataloging standards in theory and practice: Problems and prospects. Paper presented at the second North American Symposium on Knowledge Organization, Syracuse, NY.
  • Hoffman, Gretchen L. 2009. Meeting usersí needs in cataloging: What is the right thing to do? Paper presented at the first Ethics of Information Organization conference, Milwaukee, WI.

Service

  • Quality Matters Master Peer Reviewer, 2012 to present.
  • Alternate Councilor, Cataloging and Metadata Round Table, Texas Library Association, 2013 to present.
  • Chair, Cataloging and Metadata Round Table, Texas Library Association, 2011-2012.
  • Co-Chair,†Technical Services Education Special Interest Group, Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE),†2009-2011.††
  • TWU Student Code of Conduct Review Committee, 2012 to present.
  • TWU Faculty Development Leave Committee, 2013 to present.
  • TWU Library Advisory Committee, 2010-2014.
  • College of Professional Education Awards Committee, 2008 to present.
  • Member and Chair of various SLIS Committees, 2007 to present.

Grants

  • Texas Womanís University Faculty Development Grant, 2013-2014, $1,000.

Honors

  • Distinction in Distance Education Award, Texas Womanís University, 2013
  • Outstanding Faculty Award for Teacher in Distance Education, TWU College of Professional Education, 2011
  • Beta Phi Mu:†International Library & Information Studies Honor Society, 2009

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