Below are some articles and book reviews I wrote while working as a librarian and, more recently, as an independent writer/editor.
Frick, Elizabeth (Bette) and Liz Willis, "Focusing Your Business: Support for the Independent Consultant or Contractor," Intercom, February 2011, Vol. 8, Issue 2, p. 30. (Bette later adapted this column for her book Business Matters, published by XML Press in 2013.)
Willis, Elizabeth, and Diane J. Turner, "Streamlining Library Instruction: The Auraria Experience," Research Strategies, Vol. 13, Issue 2, 1995, pp. 107-115.
Metter, Ellen, and Elizabeth Willis, "Creating a Handbook for an Academic Library: Rationale and Process," Research Strategies, Vol. 11, Issue 4, 1993, pp. 220-232.
Book reviews (print)
In the citations below, the book I reviewed is listed first, followed by the journal or newsletter in which the review was published.*
Don't Make Me Think!, by Steve Krug, Networking News, December 2007, pp. 1, 4.
Coaching the Artist Within, by Eric Maisel, Networking News, December 2006, pp. 3, 5.
Advances in Library Administration and Organization: A Research Annual, Vol. 10, 1992,, Gerald B. McCabe and Bernard Kreissman, eds., The Journal of Academic Librarianship, September 1993, pp. 240-241.
The Evolving Educational Mission of the Library, Betsy Baker and Mary Ellen Litzinger, eds., RQ, Spring 1993, p. 448.
Feminist Thought in American Librarianship, by Christina D. Baum, Journal of Academic Librarianship, January 1993, p. 373.
Industrial Statistics Yearbook, United Nations, ARBA 94, p. 91.
Professional Careers Sourcebook, Kathleen M. Savage, Annette Novallo and Joseph M. Palmisano, eds., ARBA 93, p. 168.
Reference and Information Services: A Reader for the Nineties, compiled by Bill Katz, Journal of Academic Librarianship, July 1992, pp. 172-173.
*Due to copyright restrictions, I am unable to provide direct links to many of the articles and book reviews I've written or co-authored. If you'd like to see print copies or have questions, please contact me.