Judith Emde

University Libraries - University Libraries
Special Projects Librarian
Primary office:
Watson Library
Room 210
University of Kansas
1425 Jayhawk Boulevard
Lawrence, KS 66045


Previous work at KU included positions in library administration, electronic resources and science subject librarianship. She has contributed to the development of e-resource management, content, and discovery in the Libraries during her tenure.


M.A., Library Science, University of Missouri

B.M.E., Music Education, University of Northern Iowa

Selected Publications

Emde, J. Z., & Rathmel, A. (2018). Is “E” for Everybody?: Reorganizing to Fit E-Resources across Acquisitions and Resource Sharing at the University of Kansas Libraries. In . (Ed.), Reengineering the Library: Issues in Electronic Resources Management.

Waters, J. Roach, J. Emde, J. McEathron, S. & Russell, K. (2014). A Comparison of E-book and Print Book Discovery, Preferences, and Usage by Science and Engineering Faculty and Graduate Students at the University of Kansas. Issues in Science & Technology Librarianship,(75). http://hdl.handle.net/1808/12537

Currie, L. Devlin, F. Emde, J. & Graves, K. (2010). Undergraduate Search Strategies and Evaluation Criteria: Searching for Credible Sources. New Library World, 111.3/4, 113-124. http://hdl.handle.net/1808/700

Emde, J. Z., Morris, S. E., & Claassen-Wilson, M. (2009). Testing an Academic Library Web Site for Usability by Faculty and Graduate Students. Evidence Based Library and Information Practice, 4.4, 24-36. http://ejournals.library.ualberta.ca/index.php/EBLIP/article/view/6380/5863

Emmett, A. & Emde, J. (2007). Assessing Information Literacy Skills using the ACRL Standards as a Guide. Reference Services Review , 35.2, 210-229. http://www.emeraldinsight.com/10.1108/00907320710749146

Selected Presentations

Emde, J. Rathmel, A. & Montgomery, K. . (04/05/2016). "Is "E" for Everybody? Reorganizing to Fit E-Resources across Blended Departments.". Electronic Resources & Libraries Conference. Austin, TX

Morris, S. E., Devlin, F. Emde, J. & Graves, K. . (11/05/2010). Reference E-Books: The Other Hidden Collection. Presentation, Brick and Click Libraries: an Academic Library Symposium, Northwest Missouri State University. Maryville, MO. Available Here

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