Susan K. Beidler

Education:

  • Master of Library Science, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Bachelor of Arts in American Studies and Political Science, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware

Honors:

  • Beta Phi Mu
  • 1989 Dale V. Bower Award for Outstanding Service to Lycoming College, presented by the Alumni Association

Experience:

  • Lycoming College:
    • Head of Collection Management and Systems, 1995-
    • Collection Management Services Librarian
    • Technical Services Librarian
    • Cataloger/Reference Librarian
  • Stockton State College, Pomona, New Jersey
    • Catalog Librarian

Committees and Memberships in Professional Organizations:

  • American Library Association
  • Association of College and Research Libraries
  • Association for Library Collections and Technical Services
  • Library and Information Technology Association
  • American Association of University Professors
  • North American Serials Interest Group
  • PALINET Board of Trustees, 1987-1994, 1997-2003
    • President, 1993-1994
    • Vice President, 1991-1992
    • Secretary/Treasurer,1997-1998, 2001-2002
  • Associated College Libraries of Central Pennsylvania (ACLCP)
    • Secretary, 2006-2010
  • Susquehanna Library Cooperative Union List Project Coordinator, 1988-
  • Lycoming College:
    • Chair of the Faculty, 1998/99-1999/2000, 2002/2003
    • Vice Chair of the Faculty, 2001/2002
    • Secretary of the Faculty, 1997/98, 2000/2001
    • Curriculum Development Committee, 2003- ; Chair, 2005/06-2007/08
    • Faculty Personnel Committee, 1982/83-1984/85; 1986/87-1987/88; 1989/90-1991/92, 1996-1998, 2005/06-2009/10; Chair 2008/09-2009/10
    • Committee on Academic Freedom and Faculty Grievances, 2003/04-2004/05, 2010/11-

Research Interests, Publications, and Presentations:

  • Beidler, Susan K. 2010. "What Do the Numbers in Resources for College Libraries Really Mean?" Presentation at the 30th Charleston Conference. Charleston, South Carolina.
  • Beidler, Susan K. 2007. "AquaBrowser Library® : A New Look for the OPAC." Presentation at the Tri-State College Library Consortium conference: Get the Most Impact from the OPAC. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  • Beidler, Susan K. 2005. "Lycoming and E-ZBorrow, Putting NCIP to Work." Panel presentation at the LITA National Conference. San Jose, California.