Sara Morris

  • Collection Development Librarian

Contact Info

University of Kansas
1425 Jayhawk Boulevard
Lawrence, KS 66045
Watson Library, Room 440

Selected Publications

Morris, Sara E, and Jenny Presnell. 2019. “Collection Development and the Historical Record: Are We Forgetting Monographs as Primary Sources?” Journal Articles. Collection Management 44 (2–4): 379–88.
Currie, Lea, and Morris E Sara. 2017. “Maintaining Collections With a Flat Budget.” Web Publishing (article, blog, etc.). Insights.
Presnell, Jenny, and Sara E Morris. 2017. The Historical Newspaper Crisis: Discoverability, Access, Preservation, and the Future of the News Record. Conference Proceedings. IFLA International News Media Conference.
Morris, Sara E, and Lea H Currie. 2016. “To Stream or Not To Stream?” Journal Articles. New Library World 117 (7/8): 485–98.
Ashmore, Beth, Sara E. Morris, and Laureen Cantwell. 2016. “From Scraps to Reams to Mobile Screens? An Update on Printing Services in Academic Libraries.” Journal Articles. College and Undergraduate Libraries 23 (1): 28–43.
Morris, Sara E. 2016. “Sources for the Researcher.” Book Chapters. In The Routledge History of Rural America, edited by Pamela Riney-Kehrberg, 349–64. New York: Routledge .
Morris, Sara E, and Lea Currie. 2015. From Collection Development to Content Development: Organization and Staffing for the 21st Century. Conference Proceedings. 2014 Charleston Conference Proceedings.
Morris, Sara E. 2015. “Spreading Their Butter Too Thin: Land-Grant Libraries 1900-1940.” Book Chapters. In Science as Service: Establishing and Reformulating American Land-Grant Universities, 1865-1930, edited by Alan  I. Marcus, 239–67. University of Alabama Press.
Morris, Sara E., and Lea Currie. 2014. “Remember Me?: Content Development in a User-Centered Services Library.” Journal Articles. Collection Management 39 (2–3): 96–109.
Morris, Sara E. 2011. “The Rural Electrification of Northeast Mississippi.” Web Publishing (article, blog, etc.). Mississippi History Now. .
Bejune, Matthew  M., and Sara E. Morris. 2010. “The Development of the Virtual Notebook: A Wiki-Based Ready Reference Technology.” Journal Articles. Reference and Users Services Quarterly 50 (1): 27–34.
Morris, Sara E., and Darcy Del Bosque. 2010. “Forgotten Resources: Subject Guides in the Era of Web 2.0.” Journal Articles. Technical Services Quarterly 27 (2): 178–93.
Morris, Sara E. 2010. “‘Down in Tupelo Everybody Seems to Be Feeling Grand’: Early Home Electrification Promotion in Northeast Mississippi.” Book Chapters. In Mississippi Women: Their Histories, Their Lives, </I>Volume Two<I>, edited by Elizabeth  Anne Payne, Martha  H. Swain, and Marjorie  Julian Spruill, 192–210. Athens: University of Georgia Press.
Emde, Judith, Sara E. Morris, and Monica Claassen-Wilson. 2009. “Testing an Academic Library Website for Usability with Faculty and Graduate Students.” Journal Articles. Evidence Based Library and Information Practice 4 (4): 6–23.
Grimes, Marybeth, and Sara E. Morris. 2006. “Is Accuracy Everything? A Study of Two Serials Directories.” Journal Articles. Reference and User Services Quarterly 46 (2): 45–49.
Vizzier-Thaxton, Y., J.  A. Cason, N.  A. Cox, Sara E. Morris, and J.  P. Thaxton. 2003. “The Decline of Academic Poultry Science in the United States of America.” Journal Articles. World’s Poultry Science Journal 59: 303–13.
Ashmore, Beth, and Sara E. Morris. 2002. “From Scraps to Reams: Printing Services in Academic Libraries.” Journal Articles. College and Research Libraries 63 (4): 342–52.
Grimes, Marybeth, and Sara E. Morris. 2001. “A Comparison of Academic Libraries’ Webliographies.” Journal Articles. Internet Reference Services Quarterly 5 (4): 69–77.
Morris, Sara E., and Marybeth Grimes. 1999. “A Great Deal of Time and Effort: An Overview of Creating and Maintaining Internet-Based Subject Guides.” Journal Articles. Library Computing 18 (3): 213–16.

Selected Presentations

Morris, S. E. (5/24/2018 - 5/26/2018). Betterton’s Barter Lady: The Aberrant Life of Evelyn Harris. Agricultural History Society Annual Meeting. St. Petersburg, Florida
Morris, S. E. (5/17/2018 - 5/19/2018). Effects of Feminism on Researching Rural Women. Rural Women’s Studies Association Triennial Conference. Ohio University, Athens, Ohio
Presnell, J., & Morris, S. E. (4/27/2017 - 4/28/2017). The Historical Newspaper Crisis: Discoverability, Access, Preservation, and the Future of the News Record. IFLA International News Media Conference. Reykjavik, Icleand