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Gretchen L. Hoffman, Ph.D.†††††

Associate†Professor
School of Library and Information Studies

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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