Professional Contributions


  • Paul Carnahan (Vermont Historical Society), Erica Donnis, and Sarah Rooker (Norwich Historical Society). (2020, November). History is happening now: Collecting the Covid-19 experience. Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the New England Museum Association.
  • Celia Dehais. (2020, July). New discoveries in reference: The 26th annual Reference Research Forum. Invited presentation at ALA Virtual Conference Lighting Talks by the Vermont Department of Libraries.


  • Susan Adkins and Sarah Camille Wilson. (2020, May). Co-creating a culture where student workers reach their potential and thrive. Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Vermont Library Association (Conference canceled).
  • Emily Crist, Beth Dietrich, and Nick Faulk. (2020, May). Open(ing) communication: Online students, online faculty, and library outreach. Presentation at the Association of College and Research Libraries - New England Chapter and New England Library Instruction Group Joint Conference, Providence, Rhode Island.
  • Emily Crist and Diana Popa (University of Vermont). "Information literacy and cultural context: Chinese English language learners’ understandings of information authority." College & Research Libraries, 81.4 (May 2020): 646-661.
  • Nick Faulk and Emily Crist. "A mixed-methods study of library communication with online students and faculty members." College & Research Libraries, 81.3 (Apr. 2020): 361-377.
  • Emily Crist and Sean Leahy. (2020, April). Did you work on your research today? Mapping student research behaviours using ecological momentary assessment. Presentation at LILAC: The Information Literacy Conference, Manchester, England (Conference canceled). 
  • Erica Donnis, Rose Oliveria (Connecticut College), Lori Podolsky (McGill University), & Jason Wood (Simmons University). (2020, April). Community connections: Implementing collaborative public humanities and citizen archiving projects. Presentation at the Annual Meeting of New England Archivists (Conference canceled).
  • Vera Granikov (McGill University), Quan Nha Hong (University College London), Emily Crist, and Pierre Pluye (McGill University). "Mixed methods research in library and information science: A methodological review." Library & Information Science Research, 42.1 (Jan. 2020).
  • Celia Dehais. Finland. In C. Hollister (Ed.), International Libraries: An Open Textbook. University at Buffalo's Department of Information Science, 2019.


  • Erica Donnis, Carolyn Frisa, Emily Phillips, and Marianne Zephir (Woodstock Foundation). (2019, April). Beyond the carton: Thinking outside the box for oversized and three-dimensional materials. Presentation at the Annual Meeting of New England Archivists, Burlington, Vermont.
  • Becky Geller (Northeast Document Conservation Center), Erica Donnis, and Eva Garcelon-Hart (Sheldon Museum). (2019, April). Roadmapping for digital preservation. Presentation at the Annual Meeting of New England Archivists, Burlington, Vermont.
  • Emily Crist, Sean Leahy, and Alan Carbery. (2019, April). "I'd say it's good progress": An ecological momentary assessment of student research habits. Paper presented at the Association of College and Research Libraries Conference, Cleveland, Ohio.
  • Emily Crist and Nick Faulk. (2019, April). Academic library impact: New research from ACRL grant recipients. Presentation at the Association of College and Research Libraries Conference, Cleveland, Ohio.
  • Nick Faulk and Alan Carbery. Using Motivation Theory and Research When Teaching Information Literacy Online. In S. Steiner & M. Rigby (Eds.), Motivating Students on a Time Budget: Pedagogical Frames and Lesson Plans for In-person and Online Information Literacy Instruction. ACRL Press, 2019. 
  • Emily Crist and Libby Miles (University of Vermont). Adapting for inclusivity: Scaffolding information literacy for multilingual students in a first-year writing course. In G. Veach (Ed.), Teaching Information Literacy and Writing Studies (Purdue Information Literacy Handbooks). Purdue University Press, 2018.
  • Nick Faulk and Jessica Mattera. (2018, November). No Budget, No Deliverable, No Problem: Scrappy web-based UX to inform assumptions about users' dispositions. Presentation at the Library Information Technology Association Forum, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
  • Erica Donnis, Carolyn Frisa, Rachel Onuf (Vermont State Archives), Michele Pagan. (2018, October). Collection storage strategies. Presentation at the League of Local Historical Societies & Museums Annual Conference, Woodstock, Vermont.



  • Alan Carbery. "Librarians Aloud Podcast. Episode 14" 2017.
  • Emily Crist and Alan Carbery. "Evidence-based Librarianship: Methods for Researching User Experience." ACRL - New England Chapter, Annual Conference, Burlington, VT. May 12, 2017.
  • Sean Leahy, Alan Carbery, and Faith Yacubian (EHS Division). "Hot Topics: Critical Information Literacy for Global Citizenship, Social Justice, and Community Participation." ACRL - New England Chapter, Annual Conference, Burlington, VT. May 12, 2017.
  • Nick Faulk and Este Pope (Amherst College). "Coconino Community College Goes Online: Navigating Remixed Professional Identities in a Reimagined Library." ACRL - New England Chapter, Annual Conference, Burlington, VT. May 12, 2017.
  • Alan Carbery, Gavin Henning, Rachel Barlow and Rachel Lewellen. Panel Discussion. Value and Impact of Assessment: The Forest and the Leaves. ACRL/NEC Leadership Development Committee, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA. April 21st, 2017.
  • Erica Donnis. "Postcards From Church Street." Burlington Free Press, April 20, 2017.
  • Sean Leahy and Emily Crist. (2018, March). Missing ingredients: A reflective, user experience-based approach to understanding the student research process. Presentation at The Library Collective, Knoxville, Tennessee.
  • Alan Carbery. "Authentic Information Literacy in an era of Post Truth." Closing Keynote of LILAC (Librarian's Information Literacy Annual Conference), Swansea University, Swansea, Wales, April 10-12 2017. Recording.
  • Janet Cottrell (via video) and Betsy Beaulieu (Core Division).  "Nail, derail, fail: change, uncertainty and ongoing redesign in information literacy instruction."  LILAC (Librarian's Information Literacy Annual Conference), Swansea University, Swansea, Wales, April 10-12 2017.
  • Alan Carbery. "Fake News is an oxymoron and a LibGuide won't cut it." Invited presentation for the Library Association of Ireland, Royal Irish Academy, Dublin, Ireland, April 6th 2017.
  • Alan Carbery and Sean Leahy. "Closing the Loop: Tying longitudinal authentic assessment and evidence-based instructional design to institutional priorities." 2017 ACRL National Conference. Baltimore, MD. March 22nd-25th 2017.
  • Sheila Boland Chira, Emily Crist, Libby Miles and Ben Sienicki. "Beyond the Discourse of Crisis Management: Internationalizing Composition Through Multidisciplinary Collaboration." Conference on College Composition and Communication, Portland, Oregon, March 17 2017.
  • Emily Crist, et al. "Cultivating Interdisciplinary Relationships: Incorporating Information Literacy in Writing Classrooms, Writing Programs, and Across the Curriculum." Workshop at the Conference on College Composition and Communication, Portland, Oregon, March 15 2017.
  • Aaron Nichols, Emily Crist, Graham Sherriff and Megan Allison. "What does it take to make discovery a success?: A survey of discovery tool adoption, instruction, and evaluation among academic libraries." Journal of Web Librarianship 11.2 (2017): 85-104.
  • Donnis, E., Fields, C., Rathburn, B., and Tamulonis, M. (2016). Moving the Needle: Incremental Steps Towards Emergency Preparedness. Presentation at the annual meeting of the New England Museum Association, Mystic, Connecticut. November 10, 2016.
  • Robert Ferguson, Emily Crist and Karyn Moffatt (2017). A framework for negotiating ethics in sensitive settings: Hospice as a case study. Interacting with Computers 29.1 (2017): 10-26.
  • Alan Carbery. "Assessing student learning: a rubric-based "e-portfolio" approach to assessment of information literacy." Library Assessment Conference: Building effective, sustainable, practical assessment, Arlington, Virginia, October 31 - November 2 2016.
  • Lynn Connaway (OCLC) and Alan Carbery. "What do we want to know: completing an action-oriented research agenda." Library Assessment Conference: building effective, sustainable, practical assessment, Arlington, Virginia, October 31-November 2 2016.
  • Emily Crist and Alan Carbery. "The NSSE Monster: Scary creature or outreach opportunity." Vermont Library Association, Academic & Special Libraries Section Conference, Castleton University, Castleton, VT. October 21 2016.
  • Alan Carbery, Nick Faulk, and Sean Leahy. "Reaching our online population where they are." Vermont Library Association, Academic & Special Libraries Section Conference, Castleton University, Castleton, VT. October 21 2016.
  • Lauren Olewnik & Emily Crist. "Research as Engagement: Designing Methodologies for Understanding." Vermont Library Association, Academic & Special Libraries Section Conference, Castleton University, Castleton, VT. October 21 2016
  • Alan Carbery & Sean Leahy. "From Traditional to Critical: Highlighting Issues of Injustice and Discrimination through Primary Sources." in Pagowsky N. and McElroy K. Critical Library Pedagogy Handbook, Volume Two: Lesson Plans. ACRL, 2016.







  • Sarah Cohen, Andy Burkhardt, "Fun, Thoughtful Technology in the Classroom." VLA College & Special Libraries Section Conference, Castleton, VT, June 14, 2011.
  • Andy Burkhardt, Sarah Cohen, "The Librarian Says 'Turn Your Cell Phones ON!'" NELIG Annual Conference, Lowell, MA, June 3, 2011.
  • Janet Cottrell, Christopher Barth (Luther College), Workshop "Bringing the Revolution Home: Recruiting and Retaining the Next-Gen Librarian." ACRL National Conference, Philadelphia, PA, March 2011.
  • Andy Burkhardt, Catherine Johnson (University of Baltimore), Carissa Tomlinson (Towson University), Panel, "In the Spirit of Benjamin Franklin: 13 Virtues of the Next-Gen Librarian." ACRL National Conference, Philadelphia, PA, March 2011.
  • Andy Burkhardt, "Flypaper For Questions: Using Twitter to Find Questions and Reach Non-Users." Dartmouth October Conference, "Tools to Support Teaching and Outreach: A Mix of the New and the Tried-and-True." Hanover, NH, October 15, 2010.
  • Betsy Beaulieu (Core Division), Janet Cottrell (Library), and Michelle Miller (Academic Affairs), co-presenters.  "We're teaching but are they learning?  Framing a campus conversation."  Association for General and Liberal Studies National Conference, Austin, TX, Oct. 6-9, 2010.
  • AGLS 2010 Exemplary Program Award. Presented to Champlain College on October 8, 2010 by the Association for General and Liberal Studies in recognition of our curriculum-embedded information literacy assessment program.


  • Andy Burkhardt, Lyrasis Next Gen Librarian Award Winner 2010.
  • Janet Cottrell, Michelle Miller, Craig Pepin, and Ellen Zeman, co-presenters, "ePortation: Moving minds, data, and institutions." Chalk & Wire annual conference, "Taking your assessment beyond the portfolio." Durham, NC, June 23-25, 2010.
  • Andy Burkhardt and Sarah Faye Cohen. "Even an Ocean Away: Developing Skype-based Reference for Students Studying Abroad."  Reference Services Review 38.2 (2010): 264 - 273.
  • Andy Burkhardt. "Social media: A guide for college and university libraries." College & Research Libraries News 71.1 (Jan., 2010): 10 - 24.
  • Sarah Faye Cohen, Janet R. Cottrell, and Michelle G. Miller, Co-presenters. "Building brick by brick: A pragmatic approach to measuring impact."  Librarians' Information Literacy Annual Conference, LILAC 2010.  Limerick, Ireland, March 29-31, 2010.
  • Jennifer Vincent and Sarah Faye Cohen, co-presenters. "ePortfolios: Good for the student, good for the Institution." Pre-Meeting Symposium, "The Search for VALUE: Innovation, Economic Uncertainty, and E-Portfolio Assessment." American Association of Colleges & Universities, Washington D.C., January 2010.
  • Sarah Faye Cohen, ACRL Member of the Week.
  • Paula Olsen, Panelist.  "Reference Round Table:  how reference has changed in college and university libraries, and a look at online tools for tracking reference statistics."  Kreitzberg Library at Norwich University. August 7, 2009.
  • Andy Burkhardt, Presenter.  "Business or Pleasure: Social Networking for Professional Purposes."  Wils Hours Webinar, Madison, WI.  August 4, 2009.


  • Michele Melia and Paula Olsen, Presenters:  "New Tricks (old dog?):  The Information Literacy Program @ Champlain College," NELIG, Portland, ME, June 2009.
  • Sarah Cohen, Janet Cottrell, and Cinse Bonino, Co-Presenters. "Embedding Information Literacy: An Exercise in Inquiry." Librarian's Information Literacy Annual Conference (LILAC), University of Cardiff, Wales, March 29-April 1, 2009. Winner of the Centre for Inquiry-based Learning in the Arts and Social Sciences award for an outstanding contribution to the Inquiry-based Learning and Information Literacy strand at LILAC 2009.
  • Andy Burkhardt, Poster Presentation, "Technology Leaders on Campus." ACRL National Conference, Seattle, WA, March 2009.
  • Sarah Cohen, Timothy Miner, and Lauren Nishikawa, Contributed Paper, "Percolating the Power of Play: Information Literacy and Gaming Level Up." ACRL National Conference, Seattle, WA, March 2009.
  • Paula Olsen, Interviewee/Contributor, "Customer Success Case Study" Ebsco Information Services, 2009.
  • Janet Cottrell, Presenter, "Something from Nothing: Bringing New Life to the Library Without New Construction." The Dartmouth Biomedical Libraries October Conference, Small-Scale Library Redesign Projects. Hanover, NH, October 4, 2008.
  • Sarah Cohen, Presenter, "Information Overload: Helping Students Effectively Deal with Information Overload." Association of General and Liberal Studies Annual Conference, September 2008.
  • Cohen, Sarah Faye. "Taking 2.0 to the Faculty: Why, who, and how." College & Research Libraries News 69.8 (Sept., 2008): 472 - 475.


  • Cohen, Sarah F. and Cottrell, Janet R. 2008. "Champlain College: Miller Information Commons," in Transforming Library Service Through Information Commons: Case Studies for the Digital Age, edited by D. Russell Bailey and Barbara Gunter Tierney. Chicago: American Library Association. (pp. 111-115)
  • Michele Melia, Co-Presenter with Kat Berry, Bennington College and Larraby Fellows, NE Regional Librarian at CCV. "Library Space - The Evolving Nature of Vermont's Academic Library Webspaces." 14th Vermont Library Conference, May 13 and 14, 2008.
  • Janet Cottrell, Co-presenter with Associate Provost Michelle Miller, "Using e-Portfolios to Support Embedded Assessment of Information Literacy." Making Connections: ePortfolios, Integrative Learning, and Assessment. LaGuardia Community College/CUNY, April 10-12, 2008.
  • Sarah Cohen, Presenter, "Web 2.0: Taking it to the Faculty" Computers in Libraries, Washington, D.C., April 2008.


  • Tammy Miller, Presenter, "Practices and Pitfalls of Training Student Workers." Vermont Library Association Conference, Burlington, VT, May 2007.
  • Sarah Cohen, Poster Presentation, "Take the Joystick: E-Gaming for the Library." ACRL Conference, April 2007.
  • Sarah Cohen, Roundtable Discussion speaker, "Finding Your Career Sea Legs - A Roundtable Discussion on common early career issues, approaches to them, and possible solutions." ACRL Conference, April 2007.
  • Sarah Cohen, Roundtable Discussion speaker, "Cultural collaborations put academic libraries in the campus spotlight." ACRL Conference, April 2007


  • Marie Kascus, Presenter, "Assessment by User Survey." College & Special Libraries section of Vermont Library Association, Conference on "The Many Faces of Assessment: User Surveys, Collections and Information Literacy," Barre VT April 7, 2006.
  • Paula Olsen, Initiator and Co-host, statewide Reference Roundtable. Montpelier, VT, December, 6, 2005.


  • Sarah Cohen, Panel Speaker, "Scoping at a Small College? One School Sorts it Out." ALTCS Catalog Form and Function Interest Group, ALA Annual Conference, Chicago, June 2005.


  • Kascus, Marie A., "Fundraising for Smaller Academic Libraries: Strategies for Success." College & Undergraduate Libraries 10.1 (July, 2003): 1-20.
  • Janet Cottrell, Panel Moderator, "Partnering with Provosts," Vermont Library Association Annual Conference, Burlington, VT, May, 2004.


  • Paula Olsen, President; Radka Ballada, Vice-President, Vermont Library Association College & Special Libraries section Conference, "Image of the Librarian. "Featured presenter: Ann Seidl, writer & director of "The Hollywood Librarian" plus a discussion panel including Jessamyn West, author of the early blog Burlington, VT, November, 2002.