Heather Lea Moulaison, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
The iSchool at the University of Missouri
Curriculum Vitae
Google Scholar profile

Research Interests and Background

My primary research interests focus on organization of and access to information through technology.
I hold a doctorate in Library and Information Science (LIS) from Rutgers University (USA); I also hold two Masters (an MSLIS and an MA in French) , both from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (USA).

Current Projects

Current Projects

Find here a snapshot of some of my current work including research projects (publications and presentations) and selected service activities.

Peer Reviewed Articles (Recent)


Bishop, B. W., Moulaison, H. L., & Burwell, C. L. (in press). Geographic information organization: Critical cartographic cataloging and place-names in the Geoweb. Knowledge Organization.

Moulaison, H. L. & Adkins, D. (in press). Les iSchools : l’information, la technologie, et l’individu. Documentation et bibliothèques, 61(2-3).

Moulaison, H. L. (2015). The expansion of the personal name authority record under RDA: Current status and quality considerations. IFLA Journal, 41(1), 13–24. DOI: 10.1177/0340035215570044 Retrieved from http://www.ifla.org/files/assets/hq/publications/ifla-journal/ifla-journal-41-1_2015.pdf

Moulaison, H. L., Dykas, F., & Gallant, K. (2015, March). OpenDOAR repositories and metadata practices. D-Lib, 21(3/4). Retrieved from http://www.dlib.org/dlib/march15/moulaison/03moulaison.html

Moulaison, H. L., & Million, A. J. (2015). E-publishing in libraries: The [digital] preservation imperative. OCLC Systems & Services, 31(2), 87-98.

Peer Reviewed Presentations (Upcoming)


Moulaison, H. L., Kroeger, A., & Corrado, E. M. (2015, August 19). What's driving discovery systems? The case for standards. IFLA World Library and Information Congress (WLIC), 81th IFLA General Conference and Assembly (IFLA), Cape Town, South Africa, 15-21 August, 2015.

Moulaison, H. L. & Le Beau, C. (2015, August 19). US libraries as publishers: Status and concerns. IFLA World Library and Information Congress (WLIC), 81th IFLA General Conference and Assembly (IFLA), Cape Town, South Africa, 15-21 August, 2015. http://library.ifla.org/id/eprint/1159

Moulaison, H. L. & Corrado, E. M. (2015, August 12). Digital preservation and the cloud: Challenges and oppportunities. IFLA 2015 Pre-Conference Satellite Meeting Preservation & Conservation Section, Durban, South Africa, 12-13 August, 2015.

Bossaller, J. S. & Moulaison, H. L. (upcoming). Discovery systems as convergence: Blurring the boundaries between public and technical services. KLA/MLA joint conference, September 30-October 2, 2015. Kansas City, Missouri, USA.

Service

American Library Association, ALA Councilor-at-Large, elected by ALA membership, 2014-2017.

Association internationale Francophone des bibliothécaires et documentalistes (AIFBD), Administrative Council, elected by AIFBD membership, 2014-2017.

International Standardization Organization (ISO), TC46/WG4 to revise ISO 5127, Information and documentation -- Vocabulary; one of three US experts on the working group.

Editorial Board Member:

  • Library Hi Tech (June 2012- )
  • Documentation et bibliothèques (October 2012- )

  • Advisory Board Member:
  • Third Iron, LCC (September 2012- )
  • ELIME-21: Educating Librarians in the Middle East (School of Information and Library Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) (December 2011- )
  • Additional Info

    Information about a range of my other professional activities.

    Teaching

    Search my personal repository Codabox for syllabi from classes taught 2011-present.

    • Digital Libraries
    • Principles of Cataloging and Classification
    • Emerging Technologies in Libraries
    • Metadata
    • Organization of Information
    • Basics of Archival Principles and Standards (1 credit)

    Monographs

    Moulaison, H. L., & Wiechert, R. (in press). Crash course in basic cataloging with RDA. Libraries Unlimited. ISBN 978-1-4408-3776-0 (paperback); ISBN 978-1-4408-3777-7 (ebook)

    Corrado, E. M., & Moulaison, H. L. (2014). Digital preservation for libraries, archives, and museums. Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press.

    Corrado, E. M., & Moulaison, H. L. (Eds.). (2011). Getting started with cloud computing: A LITA guide (Guide #16). New York: Neal-Schuman. ISBN: 978-1-55570-749-1

    Peer Review

    Library Hi Tech (July 2010- )
    Documentation et bibliothèques (October 2012- )
    Journal of Library Metadata special issue (Volume 12, Issue 2-3, 2012) "The Functional Future of Bibliographic Control" (Shawne Miksa, editor)
    ASIST Annual Meeting (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015)
    ALISE 2015
    AIFBD (Association internationale francophone des bibliothécaires et documentalistes) Conference (2014)

    Invited Presentations (Selected Recent)

    Moulaison, H. L. (2014, May 12). Les médias sociaux et les nouvelles technologies de communication. French national library and information science school: Enssib (École nationale supérieure des sciences de l'information et des bibliothèques), Villeurbanne (Lyon), France.

    Moulaison, H. L. (2014, May 12). Les « maker spaces » aux Etats-Unis et la préservation des données numériques. French national library and information science school: Enssib (École nationale supérieure des sciences de l'information et des bibliothèques), Villeurbanne (Lyon), France.

    Moulaison, H. L. (2014, February 20). Linked data and RDA. In "Is RDA on Your RaDAr?" Amigos Library Services, Inc.

    Moulaison, H. L. (2013, May 22). When opportunity knocks? Challenges associated with implementing linked data in libraries. Association of Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS) Webinar.

    Awards and Honors (Selected)

    Moulaison, H. L. (2014, October). Faculty International Travel (FIT) funding. Office of Research, University of Missouri, for participation in ISKO 2014 Conference in Poland. $1,500.

    Chercheur associée (« Associated researcher »), L'École nationale supérieure des sciences de l'information et des bibliothèques (Enssib) (« French National Library and Information Science School »), Lyon, France.

    Moulaison, H. L. (PI). (2014). Public Memory through Private eStories. Enterprise Fund, The iSchool at the University of Missouri. $12,500.

    Moulaison, H. L. (PI) & Dykas, F. (2013, December). Richard Wallace Faculty Incentive Grant Award. Metadata Creation and Quality: Towards a Metadata Creation Seal of Approval for Digital Repositories. $2,000.

    Moulaison, H. L. (2011, October). Faculty International Travel (FIT) funding. Office of Research, University of Missouri, for participation in and travel to AIFBD conference in Martinique. $1,500.

    Moulaison, H. L. (2008-2009). Fulbright Senior Scholar, Traditional Fulbright grant, United States Department of State, grant to teach in Morocco at the Ecole des sciences de l’information.

    Chapters in Edited Volumes

    Moulaison, H. L. (accepted). Les projets participatifs en bibliothèques académiques américaines. In R. Bats (Ed.) Construire la participation des publics dans les bibliothèques : enjeux, défis, mises en œuvre. Villeurbanne, France: Presses de l’Enssib.

    Million, A. J., & Moulaison, H. L. (2014). Impetus to innovate: Convergence and library trends. In K. Varnum (ed.), Top Technology Trends: A LITA Guide. Chicago: ALA Editions.

    Moulaison, H. L. (2011). The new era of Moroccan libraries: Perceptions of a Fulbrighter. In R. Sharma (Ed.) Technology and libraries in the twenty first century: An international perspective. Vol. 1. (pp. 225-240). Berlin: De Gruyter Saur. ISBN: 978-3-11-027056-3 (final acceptance 2011)

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