Tim Bucknall

EDUCATION:

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY:

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GRANTS:

Co-author (with Dr. Loren Schweninger) of successful $250,000 NEH grant for the Digital Library on American Slavery, 2007-09.

COMMITTEE SERVICE:

Davis Library, UNC-CH

Jackson Library, UNCG

Greensboro Public Library

State-Wide Committees

National

SELECTED CONSULTANCIES

Teaching and Learning with Technology Web Portal (Sponsored by the UNC Collaborative) - I was a major content contributor and editor and provided feedback on the database structure and user interface. Summer 2001.

ERIC/CASS Web Site - Developed a full-text web site for ERIC. Tasks included

INVENTIONS

Journal Finder - The first link resolver and knowledge base to go into production in the United States. UNCG served as an application service provider to more than forty libraries in six states before selling Journal Finder to WT Cox in the summer of 2008.

CONSORTIUMS

Founder/Convener of the Carolina Consortium, which includes over one hundred and forty colleges, universities, and community colleges in North and South Carolina and yields a total annual cost avoidance of over two hundred thirty million dollars.

Member of NC Live Librarians Council and chair of NC Live Web Advisory Committee. NC Live provides state-wide access to commercial databases and other resources and services.

Organizer of NC DOCKS, a multi-institutional IR with shared costs and decision making. NC DOCKS was developed and is hosted at UNCG.

AWARDS

ACRL Academic Research Librarian of the Year, 2014.

IGI Global Library Technology Excellence Award, Runner-up, 2009

Selected as one of the top forty-nine Movers and Shakers nationally by Library Journal, 2006

North Carolina Library Association RTSS Significant Achievement Award, 2001

OFFICES HELD

Director, Technology and Trends Round Table, North Carolina Library Association, October 1995 to October 1997

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS AND WORKSHOPS:

“Using Cost-per-use to Measure the Efficacy of Big Deals” presented at the North Carolina Serials Conference, Chapel Hill, NC, March 14, 2014.

“OCLC WMS: A Conversation with Academic Librarians” presented via an OCLC Webinar with Bobby Wynn and Laura Johnson, December 11, 2013.

“Cost-Per-Use and the Big Deal: The Right Metric for Cancellation Decisions?” presented with Kimberly Lutz at the Charleston Conference, Charleston, SC, November 7, 2013.

“OCLC WMS: The Experience at UNCG”, presented at NCLA, Winston-Salem, NC, October 17, 2013.

"Working Together: Perspectives on Consortiums and other Forms of Inter-institutional Cooperation", presented at the WCLN Annual Meeting, Asheville, NC, July 23, 2013.

"Cross Institutional Cost and Usage Data Analysis" presented to the Carolina Consortium Annual Meeting, Greensboro, NC, May 14, 2013.

"Carolina Consortium Deals for 2013" presented to the Carolina Consortium Annual Meeting, Greensboro, NC, May 14, 2013.

"OCLC WMS Implementations in North Carolina" presented via the OCLC WorldShare Management Webinar, Online, June 18, 2012.

"OCLC WMS Implementation Forum" presented at the OCLC WorldShare Management Services Open House, High Point, NC, May 17, 2012.

"Major cancellations at UNCG and Appalachian State: Making tough decisions" presented with John Abbott to the Carolina Consortium Annual Meeting, Charlotte, NC, May 10, 2012.

"Collection Development via Consortia" presented with Tim Rogers to the Carolina Consortium Annual Meeting, Charlotte, NC, May 10, 2012.

"Carolina Consortium Deals for 2012" presented to the Carolina Consortium Annual Meeting, Charlotte, NC, May 10, 2012.

"Even When Something's Gotta Give, Libraries are Thriving. An Oxford-Style Debate on the Future of Libraries", presented as part of the three person team arguing against the proposition, to the Charleston Conference, Charleston, SC, November 4, 2011.

"Next Generation Discovery Tools in ASERL Libraries: EDS - MSU and UNCG", presented as an ASERL Webinar, April 14, 2011.

"Big Deals 101" presented to the Carolina Consortium Annual Meeting, Greensboro, NC, May 11, 2011.

"Carolina Consortium Deals for 2011" presented to the Carolina Consortium Annual Meeting, Greensboro, NC, May 11, 2011.

"Next Generation Discovery Tools in ASERL Libraries: EDS" ASERL Webinar presented on April 14, 2011.

"Surviving the Storm: Library Leadership in Troubled Times" presented to the North Carolina Public Library Directors' Association Annual Meeting, Atlantic Beach, NC, March 17, 2011.

"The Authors' Perspectives on Open Access: Cutting Edge, Mainstream, or Fringe?" moderated at the North Carolina Serials Conference, Chapel Hill, NC, March 10, 2011.

"Charting the Future of the Catalog" presented twice to the North Carolina Serials Conference, Chapel Hill, NC, March 10, 2011.

"The Future of the Catalog and RDA" presented to the ALCTS Midwinter Symposium at ALA, San Diego, CA, January 6, 2011.

"Leadership in Troubled Times" presented to the NCLA Leadership Conference, Greensboro, NC, November 18, 2010.

"Charleston Conference Showdown: Summon vs. EDS" moderated at the Charleston Conference, Charleston, SC, November 4, 2010.

"Academic Library as Scholarly Publisher" presented to the Charleston Conference, Charleston, SC, November 5, 2010.

"Librarians as Entrepreneurs: Collaborative Entrepreneurship at the UNCG Libraries" presented to The Conference for Entrepreneurial Librarians Webinar, September 7, 2010.

"Building our Own Future" presented to the Western Carolina Library staff as part of their strategic planning process, Cullowhee, NC, June 10, 2010.

"Carolina Consortium Deals for 2010" presented to the Carolina Consortium Annual Meeting, Greensboro, NC, April 12, 2010.

"If the OPAC is Dead, when is the funeral?" presented as the keynote address at the NC SIRSI/Dynix Users Group, Greensboro, NC, May 26, 2010.

"Usabilty Engineering and Technology Integration in Libraries" presented online with Dr. Anthony Chow to the Science in Society Conference, Cambridge, England, Aug 5, 2009.

"Variety is the Spice of Life: Differing Models of Entrepreneurship at the UNCG Libraries" presented to Inspiration, Innovation, Celebration: An Entrepreneurial Conference for Librarians, Greensboro, NC, June 4, 2009.

"Moving from Print to Online" presented at ALA, Anaheim, CA, June 29, 2008.

"Journal Finder - Product Showcase" presented at ALA, Anaheim, CA, June 29, 2008.

"Strategic Planning that Really Works" presented to the ASERL semi-annual Meeting, Charleston, SC, April 30, 2008.

"Carolina Consortium Deals for 2008", presented to the Carolina Consortium Annual Meeting, Greensboro, NC, April 22, 2008

"Exceeding all Expectations: Grassroots Academic Library Cooperation in North Carolina" presented to LAUNC-CH, Chapel Hill, NC, March 10, 2008.

"Creating a State-Wide Institutional Repository" presented to UNC TLT, Raleigh, NC, March 27, 2008.

"Delivering Academic Serials; a Gap Analysis" presented at the Charelston Conference, Charleston, SC, November 7, 2007.

"Surprising Subscriptions" presented at the Charleston Conference, Charleston, SC, November 9, 2007.

"Are Consortium Big Deals Cost Effective? A Comparison and Analysis of E-Journal Access Mechanisms" presented to the NASIG E-Resource Continuing Education Workshop, Starkville, MS, July 20, 2007.

"The Effect of the Big Deal on Libraries and Scholarly Society Publishers" presented to the Wiley-Blackwell London Executive Seminar, London, England, June 1, 2007.

"Breaking Down Barriers: Improving Discovery of Electronic Resources" presented with Beth Bernhardt to the Solinet Annual Membership Meeting, Atlanta, GA, May 10, 2007.

"The Journal Finder ERM" and "Responding to the Results of the Journal Finder Usability Test" presented to the Journal Finder Users Group Meeting, Greensboro, NC, May 18, 2007.

"Deals for 2007" presented to Carolina Consortium Annual Meeting, Charlotte, NC, April 30, 2007.

"What Would Usage Based Pricing Mean for Society Publishing? How Can Societies Prepare?" presented to Blackwell's Scholarly Society Publishers Conference, Washington DC, December 1, 2006.

"User-Centered Serials Management" presented as a preconference to the Charleston Conference, Charleston, SC, November 8, 2006.

"Cost-per-use Data for Electronic Resources; Approaches, Problems, Solutions;" presented to the Charleston Conference, Charleston, SC, November 11, 2006.

"Drawing users in by maximizing web connections to your e-resources: Javascript, OpenURL, and Web Services" presented to the NISO Managing Electronic Collections Workshop, Denver, CO, September 30, 2006.

"Publishers and Consortiums" presented to the Oxford University Press national meeting, Wilmington, NC, August 8, 2006.

"Getting Something for (next to) Nothing; Free and Open Access Serials" presented to the North Carolina Learning Resources Association, Raleigh, NC, July 27, 2006.

"What does the Big Deal Mean for Scholarly Society Publishing?" presented to Blackwell's Scholarly Society Publishers Conference, Washington, DC, June 16, 2006.

"Carolina Consortium Deals" presented at the Carolina Consortium Annual Meeting, Greensboro, NC, April 19, 2006.

"Free and Open Access Journals: Are we doing the right thing?" presented twice at the North Carolina Serials Conference, Chapel Hill, NC, March 30, 2006.

"Maximizing Relationships between your Knowledge Base and your eResources" presented at Electronic Resources in Libraries, Atlanta, GA, March 23, 2006.

"Articles Unbound! Free Journals, Open Access, and IR's" presented to the Charleston Conference, Charleston, SC, November 5, 2005.

"Managing Serials" presented as a preconference to the Charleston Conference, Charleston, SC, November 2, 2005.

"Evaluating the Big Deal; the Carolina Consortium's Experience" presented with Jeff Coghill at the Charleston Conference, Charleston, SC, November 3, 2005.

"The Big Deal. What's in it for Me?" presented with Erika Schweitzer at the Charleston Conference, Charleston, SC, November 4, 2005.

"The Big Deal and its Impact on Innovation" presented with Mike Casey, Tim Ingoldsby, and Nick Evans at the Charleston Conference, Charleston, SC, November 4, 2005.

"Three Perspectives on Open Access - a Public Policy Perspective" presented with Chuck Hamaker and Rick Johnson at the South Atlantic Regional Conference, Williamburg, Virginia, September 29, 2005.

"The Carolina Consortium 2006" presented at the North Carolina Library Association Conference, Winston-Salem, NC, September 22, 2005.

"Journal Finder Updates and Improvements" presented at the Journal Finder Users' Group Meeting, Greensboro, NC, June 3, 2005.

"A Data-Driven Approach to E-Journal Acquisitions and Collection Management" presented to the LAUNCH Research Forum, Chapel Hill, NC, May 25, 2005.

"Consortium E-Book Deals" presented to the North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities Conference, Charlotte, NC, May 18, 2005.

"Evaluation, Acquisition and Licensing of e-Resources - Trends and Challenges" presented to the SOLINET Annual Membership Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, May 5, 2005.

"Carolina Consortium Deals for 2006" presented at the Carolina Consortium Annual Meeting, Greensboro, NC, April 27, 2005.

"Walking Away from the Big Deal (or not)" presented to the NC Serials Conference, Chapel Hill, NC, April 14, 2005.

"Serials in the Library; Two Pieces of the Puzzle" presented to the NCLA/SELA Conference, Charlotte, NC, November 11, 2004.

"OpenURL Linking" presented to the Charleston Conference, Charleston SC, November 5, 2004.

"The Carolina Consortium: Building an Interstate Grassroots Buyer's Club" presented to the Charleston Conference, Charleston, SC, November 4, 2004.

"Managing Electronic Serials" presented with Beth Bernhardt to the North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities Conference, Charlotte, NC, May 21, 2004.

"Free and Open Access Journals" presented to the North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities Conference, Charlotte, NC, May 21, 2004.

"Open Access Journals" a moderated discussion at the NC Serials Conference, Chapel Hill, NC, April 15, 2004.

"The Slavery Petitions Project" presented to the Symposium on Documenting the African American Past, Greensboro, NC, March 19, 2004.

"OpenURL - A Primer" presented to the UNC Teaching and Learning with Technology Conference, Charlotte, NC, March 18, 2004.

"Journal Finder: North Carolina's OpenURL Link resolver and Journal Access Tool" presented with Beth Bernhardt to the NC SOLINET Conference, Greensboro, NC, March 12, 2004.

"Keeping Electronic Resource Management User-Centered" presented twice as part of the ALCTS pre-conference of ALA, Jan 2004, San Diego, California.

"Building an OpenURL Link Server" presented to LITA, Richmond, VA, October 1, 2003.

"Deep Linking: Using OpenURL to connect databases" presented to NCLA, Winston-Salem, NC, Sept 24, 2003.

"The NC LIVE Redesign Process" presented to NCLA, Winston-Salem, NC, Sept 22, 2003.

"Journal Finder Improvements and Linking Options" presented at the Journal Finder Users' Group Meeting, Greensboro, NC, July 31, 2003.

"Pay-Per-View Article Delivery" presented to Virginia SOLINET Meeting, Farmville, VA, May 17, 2003.

"Journal Finder: One Stop Access to the World of Journal Literature" presented to ACRL, Charlotte, NC, April 11, 2003.

"OpenURL Linking" presented to the North Carolina Serials Conference, Chapel Hill, NC, April 4, 2003.

"Journal Finder: Improved Online Access to Journal Literature" presented to the UNC Teaching and Learning with Technology Conference, Greensboro, NC, March 28, 2003.

"Patron-Centered Library Innovation" presented twice at LAUNCH Conference, Chapel Hill, NC, March 17, 2003.

"Implementing a Locally Developed OpenURL Link Server" presented at LITA, Houston, Texas, Oct 11, 2002.

"Technology Development and Transfer in Libraries" presented at EDTECH, Raleigh, NC, Sept 26, 2002.

"Seek and Ye Shall Find: Comprehensive Access to Journal Articles" presented with Beth Bernhardt to NCDRAUG, Elon, March 26, 2002.

"Customizing Access to NC LIVE" presented with Ralph Kaplan to the Biennial North Carolina Library Association Conference, Winston-Salem, Oct 4, 2001.

"Never Having to Say You're Sorry: A Software Solution for Integrating E-Journals and Document Delivery for Comprehensive Article Access" presented with Beth Bernhardt to the Biennial North Carolina Library Association Conference, Winston-Salem, Oct 3, 2001.

"JWizard: A Single Search Interface to the World of Journal Literature" presented to the Annual NASIG Conference, San Antonio, May 24, 2001.

"Web Page Design Theory 101" a workshop presented as part of "Library Web Page Design for the Community College Library", sponsored by the NCLA Community and Junior College, Jamestown, NC, May 19, 2001.

"Digital Technology: Implications for the Future" presented to the Annual NCCCLRA Conference, Raleigh, March 15, 2001.

"Sanity 101: Linking the Library to the Web" presented as an invited speaker to the West Virginia Library Association Annual Conference, November 3, 2000.

"Distance Ed Tech Issues" presented to RASS, Greensboro, October 27. 2000.

"NC LIVE Customization Workshops; presented six times state-wide in Asheville, May 31, 2000; in Gastonia, June 1, 2000; in Wilmington, June 21, 2000; in Greenville, June 22, 2000; in Fayetteville, June 28, 2000; and in Chapel Hill, June 29, 2000.

"Customizing Your Access to NC LIVE" presented to North Carolina Public Library Director's Association Conference, Wilmington, March 16, 2000.

"Making NC LIVE Work for You" presented to North Carolina Community College Learning Resources Association Conference, High Point, March 15, 2000.

"Taming the Beast; Dealing with your Library's Umpteen Links to Electronic Resources" presented twice to the National LITA Conference, Raleigh, November 5 and 6, 1999

"Implementing and Integrating a Proxy Server: A Cheap and Secure Approach to Providing Database Access to Remote Users" presented to the National LITA Conference, Raleigh, November 6, 1999

"Click on NC LIVE: An Update on NC LIVE" presented to the North Carolina Library Association Annual Conference, Winston-Salem, September 22, 1999.

"Advanced Instructional Web Design" presented to the Information and Instructional Technology Exposition, Greensboro, March 25, 1999

"NC LIVE: What You Need to Know" presented to the LAUNC-CH Conference, Chapel Hill, March 15, 1999.

"NC LIVE: Where We Are and Where We Are Headed" presented to the NCLA Reference and Adult Services Section Annual Conference, Chapel Hill, November 20, 1998

"Getting to Know your Browser" presented to the Academic Technology Tools Conference, Greensboro, August 6, 1997

"First Steps: Integrating the Web into your Classroom" presented to the Academic Technology Tools Conference, Greensboro, August 5, 1997

"Searching the Web", a half day workshop presented to the staff of Rowan County Public Library, Salisbury, NC, May 16, 1997

"Web Browser Basics", a half day workshop sponsored by MUGLNC, Raleigh, May 9, 1997

"Is an Intranet the Answer? Facilitating Staff Communications", presented to ACRL Annual Conference, Nashville, April 12, 1997.

"Watching the Defense Budget; Inexpensive PC Security", presented to North Carolina DRA Users' Group, Elon College, March 27, 1997.

"Work Wisely on the Web", presented a full day workshop sponsored by the Technology and Trends Roundtable of the North Carolina Library Association, Winston-Salem, October 18, 1996, and November 1, 1996.

"Techno Teamwork: Involving All Library Staff in Technological Innovation and Implementation", presented to Computers in Libraries, Washington, D.C., February 27, 1996.

"The Internet for Museum Professionals: Challenges and Opportunities", presented to the North Carolina Museum Council Annual Meeting, Greensboro, November 13, 1995.

"Creating World Wide Web Pages", presented to CAUSE/CNI Southeast Regional Conference, Greensboro, September 12, 1995.

"Bibliographic Instruction and the Internet: Teaching Information and Access", presented to the North Carolina Bibliographic Instruction Group, Chapel Hill, May 19, 1995

"Education and the Internet", presented to UNCG CIS and Guilford County School Teachers, Greensboro, November 18, 1994

"Libraries and the North Carolina Information Highway": The Challenges of Tomorrow Today", presented to UNC-CH SILS Alumni Association Annual Meeting, Chapel Hill, June 27, 1994

"Networking CD ROM Databases Campus-Wide and State-Wide: Technical Considerations", presented to NC CAUSE, Greensboro, July 22, 1993

"Fundamental Concepts of CD-ROM Networks", presented to the North Carolina Association of Community Colleges, Greensboro, September 14, 1992

PUBLICATIONS:

Book:

Library Technology and User Services: Planning, Integration, and Usability Engineering. Chandos Press: Oxford, 2012. Written with Dr. Anthony Chow.

Articles:

"Is There Any Reward for Customer Loyalty? Towards a More Sustainable Model for Library/Vendor Relationships", Against the Grain, 15(2), September/October 2010.

"Usability Engineering and Technology Integration in Libraries", The International Journal of Science in Society, 1(3), 2009, 81-90. Written with Anthony Chow.

"A Comparative Evaluation of Journal Literature Access Options at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro", Interlending and Document Supply, 37(3), 2009, 140-42.

"Pricing Models for Electronic Resources: What's on the Menu?", Against the Grain, 18(3), June 2006. Written with Beth Bernhardt.

"Getting More Out of your Electronic Collections Through Studies of User Behavior", Against the Grain, 17(5), November 2005, 1 & 18-20.

"Evaluating the Effectiveness of Sharing E-Journals via a Consortium" Against the Grain, 17(5), November 2005, 30-34.

"The Carolina Consortium", South Carolina Library Association Newsletter, July 2005, 12.

"The Carolina Consortium: Building an Interstate Buyer's Club", In Charleston Conference Proceedings 2004, edited by Rosann Bazirjian, Vicky Speck, and Beth Bernhardt, Libraries Unlimited, 2006, 263-67.

"Why Aren't Librarians More KISSable? Keeping Electronic Resource Management User-Centered", In Managing Electronic Resources: Contemporary Problems and Emerging Issues, edited by Pamela Bluh and Cindy Hepfer, ALCTS Publishing, 2006, 67-77.

"The Virtual Consortium", NetConnect: Supplement to Library Journal, Spring 2005, 16-20.

"Techno Teamwork; Involving all Library Staff in Technological Innovation and Implementation", North Carolina Libraries, Winter 1996, 161-64.

"The CETEDOC Library of Christian Latin Texts on CD-ROM", The Classical Journal, 90, October-November 1994, 90-96, written with Chris McDonough.

"The Davis Reference Information Network: The Development and Maintenance of a Multi-Function LAN in an Academic Library Environment", In Library LANs: Case Studies in Practice and Application, edited by Marshall Breeding, Meckler, 1992, 286-302, Written with Will Owen and Rikki Mangrum

"U-Search: A User Study of the CD-ROM Service at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill", RQ, 31, Summer 1992, 542-553, Written with Rikki Mangrum

"Searching Historical Abstracts and America History and Life Online and on CD-ROM", Database, 15(4), August 1992, 36-39

"Using Saber Meter and Saber Menu to Manage Access in a CD-ROM Network", Library Software Review, 11(3), May-June 1992, 2-7, Written with Rikki Mangrum

Book Reviews:

Review of Yuval Fisher, Spinning the Web: A Guide to Serving Information on the World Wide Web in TER: Telecommunications Electronic Reviews, (3)4, July 1996.

Review of T.D. Pardoe and R. P. Wenig, Data Communications and Networking Dictionary, in TER: Telecommunications Electronic Reviews, (2)3, July 1995.

Review of Paul T. Nicholls, CD-ROM Buyer's Guide and Handbook, 3rd Edition, in CD-ROM Professional, (7)2, March 1994, 162-63.

Edited Works:

Against the Grain, 18(3), June 2006. Special issue on pricing models, edited with Beth Bernhardt.

Articles that Discuss Me or My Projects:

"Black Cats & Broken Links: Dispelling E-Resource Superstitions - Workshop Reports and Summaries, Are Consortium Big Deals Cost Effective? A Comparison and Analysis of E-Journal Access Mechanisms, Workshop Report" edited by Patrick L. Carr, Serials Librarian 55(3), 2008, 469-77. [Extended summary of my 2007 NASIG presentation]

"The Librarian as Researcher: Support for Research and Modeling a Research Mindset"by Cat McDowell, in Staff Development Strategies that Work: Developing New Library Leaders. Neal-Shuman Publishers, 2008. [Describes my mangement style and support for staff development]

"Movers and Shakers", Library Journal, March 15, 2006. [List of nationally influential librarians]

"Linking Services Unleashed" by Jill Grogg and Christine Ferguson, Searcher Magazine 11(2), February 2003, 26-32. [Describes Journal Finder, along with SFX and Openly]

"Assessing Value Through Cross-Institutional Comparisons: A Discussion of the 2012 University of North Carolina System-Wide E-Journal Survey" by Virginia Bacon and Patrick Carr, Serials Review 39(2), June 2013, pp 86-92. [Discusses a system-wide initiative, and summarizes my role in it]

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