Kate Pittsley-Sousa

 
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Contact:
EMU Library, Halle 100-E
734-487-2508
kate.pittsley@emich.edu

During May and June, Kate is at the EMU Library on Mondays and Tuesdays.
What I do

  • Teach students how to find information

  • Select education resources for the EMU Library

  • Develop research aids for EMU students

  • Help faculty obtain resources to support their teaching and research


  • Background
    Kate has more than 20 years' experience as a librarian supporting faculty and students at EMU, MIT, and the University of Michigan. She has worked on Department of Education and National Science Digital Library grants related to helping K-12 teachers use internet resources. Kate has taught high school English and Foreign Language, as well as graduate courses for future librarians at the UM School of Information.

    Kate researches problems related to expensive textbooks in higher education. She serves as the EMU Library's advocate for finding solutions to this problem.

    Masters of Information and Library Studies (MILS) - University of Michigan
    BA English Education - Michigan State University

    Kate enjoys working with EMU students and faculty.

    Selected Publications
    Pittsley, K. & Memmott, S. (2012). Improving Independent Student Navigation of Complex Educational Web Sites: An Analysis of Two Navigation Design Changes in LibGuides, Information Technology and Libraries, 31(3), 36-51.

    Pittsley, K. (2008). Academic library support for supply chain management, The Journal of Business & Finance Librarianship, 13(4), 451-472. preprint version


    Grants
    Pittsley, K. (2014) Making a Dent in the Textbook Problem: Library E-Books for Course Readings: A Collaboration Between Department Faculty and the EMU Library, EMU Women in Philanthropy Grant.

    Pittsley, K. (2013) Just Link to It! An Experiment in Providing Selected Course Readings as Library e-Books, e-Fellows Grant, Eastern Michigan University.

    Pittsley, Kate. (2008). You Can Change the World: Meet Social Entrepreneurs Who Have, FRONTLINE/World Social Entrepreneurs Film Program Grant from the American Library Association and the Public Broadcasting System. Grant funded on August 6, 2008.

My Guides

May 21, 2018 413
May 21, 2018 1262
May 21, 2018 3343
May 21, 2018 453
May 21, 2018 15
May 21, 2018 135
May 21, 2018 1323
Apr 20, 2018 74
May 21, 2018 931
Jan 25, 2018 161
May 21, 2018 196
May 21, 2018 7
May 21, 2018 550
May 21, 2018 471
Mar 29, 2018 164
May 21, 2018 1751
May 21, 2018 181

My Subject Specialties

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