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Birdie MacLennan
Bailey/Howe Library
University of Vermont
Burlington, VT 05405, USA
Phone: 802-656-2016
Fax: 802-656-4038
Email: birdie.maclennan@uvm.edu
Web: http://www.uvm.edu/~bmaclenn/sig.html
Library Professor / Director, Resource Description and Analysis
SERIALST Listowner, etc. ...

World Wide Web Projects

    Ongoing:

  • Serials in Cyberspace: Collections, Resources and Services. http://www.uvm.edu/~bmaclenn

  • SERIALST Scope & Purpose - information about the electronic discussion forum for serials in libraries. http://www.uvm.edu/~bmaclenn/serialst.html

  • Back Issues and Exchange Services - A listing of back issues and exchange services that are freely-offered through the Internet. http://www.uvm.edu/~bmaclenn/backexch.html
  •     Selected Papers & Presentations:

  • « Un aperçu du système des bibliothèques publiques au Vermont », présentation donnée lors du cours du prof. Réjean Savard, Bibliothèques publiques, à l'École de bibliothéconomie et des sciences de l'information (EBSI), l'Université de Montréal, le 10 mars 2009. format PowerPoint / format PDF.

  • In collaboration with Émilie Paquin, « Entre tradition et modernité : Collaboration intergénérationnelle et transformations structurelles d'’une bibliothèqe universitaire » dans le cadre du Premier congrès mondial de l'’Association Internationale Francophone de Bibliothécaires et Documentalistes (AIFBD) and IFLA Satellite Preconference, Grande Bibliothèque du Québec, Montréal, le 5 août 2008. PowerPoint/pdf / Texte/pdf.

  • "The Library and Its Place in Cultural Memory: The Grande Bibliothèque du Québec in the Construction of Social and Cultural Identity," Libraries & the Cultural Record, vol. 42, no. 4 (fall 2007): 349-386. Available online in PDF format (self-archived) and in HTML and in PDF formats (via Project Muse). This article evolved from a Master's thesis presented to the UVM Graduate College in partial futlfillment of the M.A. in French, October, 2005.

  • « Les bibliothèques publiques au Vermont et au Québec : étude comparative portant sur les contextes culturels, l'histoire, l'évolution et la situation actuelle » - atelier 8, présenté au congrès annuel de la Corporation des bibliothécaires professionnels du Québec, le 23 mai 2003. ("Public Library Systems in Vermont and Québec: A Comparative, Cross-Cultural Study of their History, Evolution and Current Development" - workshop 8, presented, in French, at the annual meeting of the Corporation of Professional Librarians of Québec, May 23, 2003) http://www.cbpq.qc.ca/congres/congres2003/actes_congres2003.html

  • "To be a librarian, today and tomorrow: reflections on library education and practice in a changing world" / « Être bibliothécaire, aujourd'hui et demain : réflexions sur la formation et la pratique du métier de bibliothécaire dans un monde en mutation » - a paper presented to members of the Réseau des Bibliothèques de l'Université de Liège and the Association Belge de Documentation, at the Université de Liège, Belgium. October 21, 1999. (in French and English) http://www.ulg.ac.be/libnet/spring/Birdie.htm

  • "From Print to Cyberspace: The Trend Toward Electronic Journals: Presentation and Access Issues in a Medium-Sized Academic Institution" - a paper presented at the 27th Annual Conference of the Canadian Association for Information Science / Association canadienne des sciences de l'information, Université de Sherbrooke, Québec, June 9, 1999. http://www.uvm.edu/~bmaclenn/CAIS99/ .
    Reprinted as "From Print to Cyberspace: Presentation and Access Issues for Electronic Journals In a Medium-Sized Academic Institution," in The Journal of Electronic Publishing, vol. 5, issue 1 (Sept. 1999). http://www.press.umich.edu/jep/05-01/maclennan.html.

  • E-Journals: Presentation & Access Issues, "The Palatable Electronic Journal: Serving Out Access to End-Users" - presented at the ACRL-New England Chapter, Serials Interest Group, Gutman Library, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass. May 14, 1998. http://www.uvm.edu/~bmaclenn/ACRL/ejour.html

  • "SERIALST and the Global Serials Community: The Five Year Evolution of an Electronic Discussion Forum" - originally published in Serials Review 22, no. 3 (fall 1996):1-21. Available through Elsevier ScienceDirect. Author revised version (June 1997), self-archived, http://www.uvm.edu/~bmaclenn/serialst5.html.
    This article chronicles the first five years of the SERIALST Internet discussion forum.

  • "Web Worlds and Hyperspace: Exploring More Advanced Topics in Web Authoring" - co-presented with Steve Oberg, the outline of a NASIG workshop at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, June 22, 1996. http://www.uvm.edu/~bmaclenn/NASIG/webworld.html