Heather Lea Moulaison, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
The iSchool at the University of Missouri
Curriculum Vitae
Google Scholar profile; ORCID profile; ResearcherID; Scopus Author ID

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)


Bossaller, J., & Moulaison Sandy, H. (accepted). Documenting the conversation: A systematic review of library discovery layers. College & Research Libraries.

Moulaison Sandy, H. (in press: 2016). The role of public libraries in self-publishing: Investigating author and librarian perspectives. Journal of Library Administration, 56(8).

Moulaison Sandy, H., & Dykas, F. (2016). High-quality metadata and repository staffing: Perceptions of United States-based OpenDOAR participants. Cataloging and Classification Quarterly, 54(2). DOI: 10.1080/01639374.2015.1116480

Suiter, A. M., & Moulaison, H. L. (2015). Supporting scholars: An analysis of academic library websites’ documentation on metrics and impact. Journal of Academic Librarianship, 41(6), 814-820.

Bishop, B. W., Moulaison, H. L., & Burwell, C. L. (2015). Geographic knowledge organization: Critical cartographic cataloging and place-names in the Geoweb. Knowledge Organization, 42(43

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

Peer Reviewed Presentations


Moulaison Sandy, H., & Bossaller, J. (accepted: 2016). The moral imperative of subject access to indigenous knowledge: Considerations and alternative paths. IFLA World Library and Information Congress (WLIC), 82nd IFLA General Conference and Assembly (IFLA), Columbus, Ohio, USA, August 13-19, 2016. Retrieved from http://library.ifla.org/1327/1/151-moulaison-en.pdf.

Corrado, E. M., & Moulaison Sandy, H. (2016). Digital preservation of audiovisual materials: The state of the art, IS&T’s Archiving 2016 Conference, Washington, DC.

Moulaison, H. L. (2016, January 7). Thinking ethically: An experience in Cataloging and Classification. In Snow, Karen; McCourry, Maurine; Moulaison Sandy, Heather Lea; Hoffman, Gretchen L., Teaching Ethics in Technical Services: Developing Ethical Thinking and Decision-Making in Knowledge Organization Courses. January 2016, ALISE Annual Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

Bossaller, J. S. & Moulaison, H. L. (2015, October 1). 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.

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.

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.

Program Chair, Theme I: Digital Preservation: Libraries in the Digital Age (LIDA) 2016, Zadar, Croatia.

Meta-Reviewer: iConference 2016 (fall 2015)

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:

  • International Information & Library Review (August, 2015- )
  • Library Hi Tech (June 2012- )
  • Documentation et bibliothèques (October 2012- )
  • Library and Information Science Research Electronic (LIBRES) (October 2008- )
  • 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
    • Emerging Technologies in Libraries
    • Metadata
    • Organization of Information
    • Principles of Cataloging and Classification
    • Basics of Archival Principles and Standards (1 credit)

    Grants and Funding

    Adkins, D., & Moulaison, H. L. (2016). Latino Information Use as Moderated through Social Media and Mobile Technologies. ALISE/OCLC 2016 Research Grant: $15,000.

    Moulaison, H. L. (2014, May). Faculty Development Project Award. Becoming a Digital Archives Specialist (DAS): The Society of American Archivists Certificate Program. Faculty Development Advisory Committee, Office of the Provost, $3546.

    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.

    Invited Presentations (Selected Recent)

    Moulaison, H. L. (2015, October 14). Surveying the Horizon: Preservation and the Cloud. NISO (National Information Standards Organization). Cloud and Web Services for Librarians (webinar). http://www.niso.org/news/events/2015/webinars/cloud_services/

    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

    Snow, K., McCourry, M., Hoffman, G., & Moulaison Sandy, H. (accepted). “Phoenix or dodo?: Re-envisioning cataloging education”. In L. C. Sarin, J. Percell, P. T. Jaeger, & J. C. Bertot (Eds.), Re-envisioning the MLIS: Perspectives on the future of library and information science education. Emerald Group Publishing. (Advances in Librarianship, Vol. 42)

    Kroeger, A., Breeding, M., & Moulaison Sandy, H. (2016). Sharing metadata across discovery systems. In L. Spiteri (Ed.) Managing metadata in integrated discovery systems (pp. 17-55). London: Facet Publishing/ALA Editions. ISBN: 978-1-78330-069-3 (paperback); 978-1-78330-154-6 (ebook)

    Moulaison, H. L. (2015). Les projets participatifs en bibliothèques académiques américaines. In R. Bats (Ed.) Construire la participation des publics dans les bibliothèques : enjeux, défis, mises en œuvre, (pp. 40-48). Villeurbanne, France: Presses de l’Enssib. ISBN: 979-10-91281-58-4

    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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