Frances Devlin, MLS

University Libraries - University Libraries
Librarian for French, Italian, German, and European Studies
Primary office:
785-864-8925
Watson Library
Room 519
University of Kansas
1425 Jayhawk Boulevard
Lawrence, KS 66045
Second office:
Watson Library



As Librarian for French, Italian, German, and European Studies, I provide research and instructional support and manage the library collections in these subject areas. My degrees are: B.A. (Honors) French Language & Literature (Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, ON) and Master of Library Science (Western University, London, ON).

Education

MLS, Library Science, University of Western Ontario

B.A., French Language and Literature, Wilfrid Laurier University

Teaching

I provide instruction in library and research skills for French, Italian, German, and European Studies.

Research Interests

  • Information literacy
  • Digital humanities, user services

Degrees

 MLS, University of Western Ontario; B.A. (Honors) French Language & Literature, Wilfrid Laurier University

Rank

 Librarian

Selected Publications

Devlin, Frances and E. Bruce Hayes. “A Faculty/Librarian Collaboration to Restructure a Graduate Research Methods Class for French Literature Students.” The French Review. 89.2 (December 2015): 146-163. [http://hdl.handle.net/1808/19761]

Rosenblum, Brian, Frances Devlin, Tami Albin, and Wade Garrison. “Collaboration and Co-Teaching: Librarians Teaching Digital Humanities in the Classroom.” In Digital Humanities in the Library: Challenges and Opportunities for Subject Specialists. Laura Braunstein, Liorah Golomb, and Arianne Hartsell-Gundy, eds. 2015. 151-175. Chicago: Association of College and Research Libraries, a division of the American Library Association. [http://hdl.handle.net/1808/17633

Devlin, Frances and John Stratton. “Evolving Models of Reference Staffing at the University of Kansas Libraries.” Research Library Issues: A Report from ARL, CNI, and SPARC, no. 282, 2013. [http://publications.arl.org/rli282/]

Currie, Lea, Frances A. Devlin, Judith Emde, and Kathryn Graves. “Undergraduate Search Strategies and Evaluation Criteria: Searching for Credible Sources.” New Library World 111.3-4 (April 2010): 113-124. [http://kuscholarworks.ku.edu/dspace/handle/1808/6700]

Devlin, Frances A., Lea Currie, and John Stratton. “Successful Approaches to Teaching through Chat.” New Library World 109.5-6 (May 2008): 223-234. [http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/03074800810873579]

Burich, Nancy J., Anne Marie Casey, Frances A. Devlin, and Lana Ivanitskaya. “Project Management and Institutional Collaboration in Libraries.” Technical Services Quarterly 24.1 (2006): 17-36. 

Devlin, Frances A., Nancy J. Burich, Marcia G. Stockham, Terri Pedersen Summey, and Elizabeth C. Turtle. “Getting Beyond Institutional Cultures: When Rivals Collaborate.” Journal of Library Administration 45.1-2 (2006): 149-168.


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