Sheidlower, Scott

Overview

Curriculum Vitae

  1. Education


    Degree Institution Field Dates
    MLS  Queens College/CUNY  Library Science  1998-2000 
    MA  New York University  Arts Administration  1982-1986 
    MA  New York University  Art History  1978-1981 
    BA  Hunter College/CUNY  Art History and Hebrew  1973-1978 
  2. Full-Time Academic Experience


    Institution Rank Field Dates
    York College/CUNY  Assistant Professor  Library  9/04-Present 
    ASA Institute  Librarian  Library  8/03-9/04 
  3. Part-Time Academic Experience


    Institution Rank Field Dates
    Mercy College  Librarian  Library  2002-2007 
  4. Non Academic Experience


  5. Employment Record At This Institution

    Rank Dates
    Assistant Professor  9/13/04-9/1/14 
    Associate Professor  9/1/14-Present 
  6. Publications In Field Of Expertise

    1. Books:

      Joshua Vossler and Scott Sheidlower. Humor and Information Literacy: Practical Techniques for Library Instruction. Santa Barbara, CA: Libraries Unlimited, 2011. 145 p..

    2. Papers in Professional Journals:
      1. Articles:
      2. Proceedings:
        1. Refereed Proceedings
        2. Non-Refereed Proceedings
    3. Chapters in Books:

      Sheidlower, Scott. "Beyonce." Encyclopedia of African American History 1896 to the Present : From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-First Century. 1 2009: 177-178.

      Sheidlower, Scott. "Epilepsy Foundation." Encyclopedia of American Disability History. 1 2009: 330-331.

      Sheidlower, Scott. "Pintauro, Joe." Encyclopedia of Contemporary LGBTQ Literature of the United States. 2 2009: 489-490.

      Sheidlower, Scott. "Reich, Alan Anderson." Encyclopedia of American Disability History. 3 2009: 768-769.

      Sheidlower, Scott. "Sutton, Percy." Encyclopedia of African American History 1896 to the Present : From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-First Century. 4 2009: 426-427.

      Sheidlower, Scott. "Wolfe, George C.." Encyclopedia of Contemporary LGBTQ Literature of the United States. 2 2009: 659-658.

      Sheidlower, Scott. "Gittings, Barbara." The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives. 8 : 2006-2008 2010: 178-179.

      Sheidlower, Scott. "Allen, Dede." Movies in American History: An Encyclopedia. 2 2011: 549-551.

      Sheidlower, Scott. "American Antiquities Act of 1906." Encyclopedia of the US Government and the Environment: History, Policy, and Politics. 1 2011: 78-83.

      Sheidlower, Scott. "Berkeley, Busby." Movies in American History: An Encyclopedia. 2 2011: 568-570.

      Sheidlower, Scott. "Catlin, George." Encyclopedia of Native American History. 1 2011: 138-139.

      Sheidlower, Scott. "Hamilton Fish Institute." Encyclopedia of School Crime and Violence. 1 2011: 221-222.

      Sheidlower, Scott. "Landis, Carole." The Polish-American Encyclopedia. 1 2011: 263.

      Sheidlower, Scott. "Muir, John." Encyclopedia of the US Government and the Environment: History, Policy, and Politics. 2 2011: 508-510.

      Sheidlower, Scott. "Olmsted, Frederick Law." Encyclopedia of the US Government and the Environment: History, Policy, and Politics. 2 2011: 598-600.

      Sheidlower, Scott. "Procter and Gamble." The American beauty industry encyclopedia. 2011: 235-237.

      Sheidlower, Scott. "Rogers, Will." Encyclopedia of Native American History. 2 2011: 721-722.

      Sheidlower, Scott. "Sendak, Maurice.." The Polish-American Encyclopedia. 1 2011: 477-478.

      Sheidlower, Scott. "Solomon, T. J." Encyclopedia of School Crime and Violence. 2 2011: 446-448.

      Sheidlower, Scott. "Zelazny, Roger Joseph." The Polish-American Encyclopedia. 1 2011: 562-563.

      Sheidlower, Scott. "Thorpe, Jim." African American National Biography Online. 2012: .

      Sheidlower, Scott. "Wilson, Dooley." African American National Biography Online. 2012: .

      Sheidlower, Scott. "Communicating with the "prince" to win the war." The Machiavellian Librarian : Winning allies, combating budget cuts, and influencing stakeholders. 2013: 165-171.

    4. Government Reports or Monographs
    5. Book Reviews:

      "American Reference Books Annual" 2004: .

      "American Reference Books Annual" 2005: 304-305.

      "American Reference Books Annual" 2005: 313-314.

      "American Reference Books Annual" 2006: 280-281.

      "American Reference Books Annual" 2006: 288.

      "American Reference Books Annual" 2006: 289.

      "American Reference Books Annual" 2006: 290-291.

      "American Reference Books Annual" 2006: 288-289.

      "American Reference Books Annual" 2007: 248-249.

      "American Reference Books Annual" 2007: 249.

      "American Reference Books Annual" 2007: 249-250.

      "American Reference Books Annual" 2007: 250.

      "American Reference Books Annual" 2007: 250.

      "American Reference Books Annual" 2007: 250-251.

      "Public Services Quarterly" 2007: 231-232.

      "Versed: Bulletin of the Office for Diversity, American Library Association" 2007: 12.

      "American Reference Books Annual" 2008: 248.

      "American Reference Books Annual" 2008: 248-249.

      "Public Services Quarterly" 2008: 57-58.

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      "Public Services Quarterly" 2009: 132-133.

      "American Reference Books Annual" 2010: 247-248.

      "American Reference Books Annual" 2010: 248.

      "American Reference Books Annual" 2010: 249.

      "American Reference Books Annual" 2010: 250.

      "American Reference Books Annual" 2010: 251.

      "American Reference Books Annual" 2010: 251-252.

      "American Reference Books Annual" 2010: 420.

      "American Reference Books Annual" 2010: 449.

      "Public Services Quarterly" 2010: 377-378.

      "American Reference Books Annual" 2011: .

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      "Public Services Quarterly" 2012: 71-72.

      "Public Services Quarterly" 2012: 252-253.

      "Public Services Quarterly" 2012: 251-252.

      "Public Services Quarterly" 2012: 341-342.

      "Public Services Quarterly" 2013: 61-62.

      "Public Services Quarterly" 2013: 137-138.

      "Public Services Quarterly" 2013: 223-224.

      "Public Services Quarterly" 2013: 318-319.

  7. Other Publications

    1. Books:
    2. Papers in Professional Journals:
      1. Articles:
      2. Proceedings:
        1. Refereed Proceedings
        2. Non-Refereed Proceedings
    3. Chapters in Books:
    4. Government Reports or Monographs
    5. Book Reviews:
  8. Presented Papers, Lectures, And Exhibitions And Performances

    "General Education and the Library: Using Information Literacy Standards to Facilitate Case-Based or Problem-Based Learning" May 5, 2006: 2nd Annual CUNY General Education Conference.

    "Sticks and Stones: Words CAN Harm You!" October 13, 2006: 4th Annual Conference: University of Maryland Diversity Faculty Initiatives Network.

    "Technology: More Efficient - Or Is It?" December 1, 2006: 5th Annual CUNY IT Conference.

    "Edutainment with a Bun: Librarian as Stand-up Comic!" March 31, 2007: 13th ACRL National Conference.

    "Information Quality: The Missing Piece of the Puzzle" October 5-6, 2007: Georgia Conference on Information Literacy.

    "Teaching Disabled Students: Emphasis On Their Abilities, Not Their Disabilities" January 12, 2008: ALA/ACRL Instruction Section Current Issue Discussion.

    "Strategies for Sleepy Students -- Humor" November 17, 2010: METRO B[ibliographic]I[nstruction] S[pecial]I[ntrerest]G[roup].

    "Panel -- CUNY Library Accessibility" August 4, 2011: 3rd Annual CUNY Accessibility Conference.

    "Communicate, communicate, communicate: the dyad of librarians and patrons" April 29, 2011: Academic and Special Libraries Division of the Nassau County Library Association.

    "What’s So Funny About Peace, Love and Information Literacy" September 23, 2011: Division of Academic and Special Libraries of the Suffolk County Library Association.

    "Humor and Information Literacy" December 13, 2011: York College; School of Arts and Sciences; Fall 2011 Exhibition of Research, Scholarship, and Creative Work: Faculty Book Publications.

    "Humor and Information Literacy" May 11, 2012: 8th Annual CUE Conference.

    "Building Community for the Future: Far Transfer and Information Literacy Instruction" June 7, 2013: 3rd Annual Connecticut Information Literacy Conference.

  9. Patents

    None

  10. Work In Progress

    1. Books in progress:
    2. Papers in Progress:

      Sheidlower, Scott. "Wollstein, Martha." Women in American History : An Encyclopedia. : .

    3. Papers submitted to journals for consideration:
    4. Research in progress:
  11. Professional Honors, Prizes, Fellowships

  12. Grants-In-Aid

  13. Institutional Service

    1. Service to the Department

      Department P & B: 2007-2010; 2011-Present.

      Search Committee for Cataloging Librarian: 2007.

      Search Committee for Science Librarian: 2007.

      Search Committee for School Media Specialist: 2008.

      Search Committee for Chief Librarian: 2008.

      APR Committee; Subcommittee on circulation, reserve, and inter-library loan: 2011-2012.

      APR Committee; Subcommittee on computers, printers, and technology: 2011-2012.

    2. Service to the School
    3. Service to the College

      Election Committee: 2005-Present.

      Constitution Day Committee: 2006-Present.

      Middle States Steering Committee: 2006-2008.

      Middle States Committee for Standards 1 and 7: 2006-2008.

      Committee on General Education: 2006-2007.

      Honors Committee: 2006-2009.

      English FIG [Faculty Interest Group; part of a York initiative to rewrite the General Education curriculum]: 2007-2008.

      CUE [CUNY Undergraduate Experience; a first year experience initiative]Committee: 2007-2008.

      Gen Ed Committee: 2007-2008.

      504/ADA Committee: 2007-Present.

      Student Disciplinary Committee: 2007-2008; 2011-Present.

      Podcasting Committee: 2008.

      Admissions Committee: 2008-2010.

      Auxiliary Enterprises Board: 2008-Present.

      Auxiliary Enterprises Budget and Contracts Committee: 2008-Present.

      Arts of Expression FIG: 2009.

      CPE [CUNY Proficiency Exam] Committee: 2009-2010.

      York College Alliance for Gender and Sexual Equality: 2010-Present.

      Academic Standards Committee: 2010-Present.

      Summer Research Program Mentor: 2011.

      Search Committee for VP of Student Development: 2011.

      Pathways Committee: 2012-Present.

    4. Service to the Graduate Center
    5. Service to the University

      LILAC (Library Information Literacy Advisory Committee)): 2004-Present.

      LILAC (Library Information Literacy Advisory Committee)) Co-convener: 2011-2013.

  14. Offices Held In Professional Societies

    Professional Development Committee of LACUNY [Library Association of the City University of New York]: 2004-2007.

    LACUNY’s Multicultural and Diversity Roundtable of the Library Association of the City University of New York: 2005-2006.

    Bibliographic Instruction Committee of LACUNY: 2005-Present.

    Disability Services Roundtable of LACUNY: 2005-Present.

    LACUNY Institute: 2006-2007.

    METRO BI SIG (Bibliographic Instruction Special Interest Group): 2007-Present.

    Liaison between Association of Jewish Librarians [AJL] and New Members Roundtable of the American Library Association [ALA-NMRT]: 2011-Present.

  15. Other Professional Activities And Public Service

    PSC; Alternate Delegate: 2009-Present.

    PSC Executive Committee; York Chapter: 2009-Present.

    PSC; Library Sub-committee on contractual Parity: 2010-Present.

  16. Teaching Activities At This Institution

    1. Courses Taught (List)
      HPE 331 Program Planning 
    2. New courses/programs developed (list):
Sheidlower, Scott
 

Sheidlower, Scott
Associate Professor
Library