Heidi's Research Guides
- Last Updated May 22, 2013
Find the best resources for your research: literary criticism, biographical information, websites and more!
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What's a scholarly journal?
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- Last Updated Oct 26, 2012
This guide provides information resources for students, faculty, and staff participating in the WCU Poverty Project.
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Research Guide for Dr. Claxton's Native American Literature Classes.
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About Heidi Buchanan
Publications and Presentations
Kornegay, R., Buchanan, H., & Morgan, H. (2009). Magic search: Getting the best results from your catalog and beyond.
Martin, H. and Buchanan, H. “Literature.” (2011). In C. LaGuardia (Ed.), Magazines for libraries. New Providence, NJ: ProQuest
Martin, H., and Buchanan, H. “Literature.” (2009). In C. LaGuardia (Ed.), Magazines for libraries. New Providence, NJ: ProQuest.
Hallyburton, A., Buchanan, H., Carstens, T. (2011) “Serving the whole person: Popular materials in academic libraries.” Collection Building 30(2).
Tumlin, M., Harris, S., Buchanan, H., Schmidt, K., & Johnson, K. (2007). Collectivism vs. Individualism in a Wiki World: Librarians Respond to Jaron Lanier's Essay “Digital Maoism: The Hazards of the New Online Collectivism”. Serials Review, 33(1), 45-53. (Invited Article)
Henderson, B. & Buchanan, H.E. (2007). The scholarship of teaching and learning: A special niche for faculty at comprehensive universities? Research in Higher Education, 48(5), 523-543.
Kornegay, B., Buchanan, H., and Morgan, H. (2005, November 1). Amazing, magic searches: Subdivisions combine the precision of the cataloger with the freewheeling style of a Googler. Library Journal, p44-46.
Carstens, T., & Buchanan, H. (2004). The future of the catalog: A user-friendly academic search engine. Technical Services Quarterly, 22(2), 37-47.
McDonough, B. & Buchanan, H. “50 Minutes? No problem! Successful strategies for one-shot information literacy instruction.” Workshop/Presentation for ACRL National Conference in Philadelphia, March 31, 2011.
Kornegay, B., Buchanan, H. & Morgan, H. “Discover the Profession’s Best-kept Secret. . . and Protect Your Investment in Collections.” 2009 Charleston Conference: Necessity is the Mother of Invention, November 4-7.
Buchanan, H., Burton, C., Hallyburton, A., & Hitchcock, E. (2007, October 17). Surviving SACS: the librarian’s role in reaccreditation. North Carolina Library Association Biennial Conference.
We are all in the same boat: Public relations by committee at an academic library. Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) 13th National Conference in Baltimore, Maryland, March 29 - April 1, 2007 for ACRL. Panel members: Heidi Buchanan, Dana Edge, Eloise Hitchcock, and Brandon Robinson.
Buchanan, H., Whitley, B., & Zanin-Yost, A (2006, October 6). Information literacy for rookies. Georgia Conference on Information Literacy.
Assessment of a library orientation for freshmen. (2004, March 18). Poster presentation at the 2004 UNC Teaching and Learning with Technology (TLT) Conference, Charlotte, NC.
“Can men get pregnant? (March 19-April 1). Western Carolinian, 67, p. 17. An article answering a reference question (also published in the Spring 2003 issue of Hunter’s Clarion).
Tales from the reference desk: Helping students find and evaluate information. (2005).Renaissance of Teaching & Learning Booklet Series, Booklet 8. Cullowhee, NC: Coulter Faculty Center for the Excellence in Teaching & Learning, Western Carolina