Heather A Howard

University Title:
Assistant Professor
Division/Unit(s):
Humanities, Social Sciences, Education, & Business
Location(s):
Krannert Building
326 & STEW 341

Professional Information

Liaison Areas:
Agricultural Economics
Career
Managerial Communications
Marketing
Organizational Behavior & Human Resources
Organizational Leadership & Supervision
Women's, Gender, & Sexuality Studies
Courses Taught:
MGMT 175
MGMT 190
Education:
B.S. Organizational Leadership & Supervision, Purdue University
Master of Library Science, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis
Memberships and Service:

American Library Association
RUSA / BRASS
ACRL
Indiana Writers Center, Board of Directors, 2015 – Present, Vice President, 2017 – Present

Purdue University
Advisor to Women in Business Student Club 2016 – Present
Human Libraries Committee 2016 – Present
Library Steering Committee 2017 – Present
Library Faculty Affairs Committee 2017 – Present
Library Information Resource Council 2016 – Present
University Sustainability Committee 2017 – Present

BRASS Education Committee 2017 – Present

Academic Libraries of Indiana
Assessment Committee 2016 – Present

Publications

Stonebraker, I., Howard, H. (2017). Evidence-based decision-making: awareness, process and practice in the management classroom. Journal of Academic Librarianship. In Press.

Howard, H. (2017). Landing the Job: How Special Libraries Can Support Career Research. Public Services Quarterly. 13(1), 55-59.

Xia, J., Harmon, J., Connolly, K., Donnelly, R., Anderson, A., Howard, H. (2014). Who Published in "Predatory" Journals? JASIST. 66(7), 1406-1417.

Presentations

“Deciding Differently: Teaching Undergraduate Management Students to Make Evidence-Based Decisions”. Paper Presentation at the European Academy of Management Conference, Glasgow, Scotland on June 23, 2017.

“The Future of Innovation: How Libraries Support Entrepreneurs”. Presentation and Panel Discussion with Ilana Stonebraker, Joe Collier, and Saira Raza at the Symposium on the Future of Libraries, ALA Midwinter 2017.

“Bargain Basement Assessment”. Presentation with Sarah Wagner at the Indiana Library Federation Conference in Indianapolis, IN, November 9, 2016.

“Data Skills for Business Students”. Lighting presentation at the Midwest Data Librarians Symposium in Ann Arbor, MI on October 17, 2016.

“Bargain Basement Assessment”. Presentation with Sarah Wagner at the Indiana Library Federation Conference in Indianapolis, IN, accepted November 9, 2016.
 
“Data Skills for Business Students”. Lighting presentation at the Midwest Data Librarians Symposium in Ann Arbor, MI on October 17, 2016.
“Bargain Basement Assessment”. Poster presentation with Sarah Wagner at the Academic Libraries of Indiana Annual Meeting in Greencastle, IN on May 6, 2016.
 
“Data Driven Deselection: How to Build Campus Partnerships while Redefining Collections and Spaces”. Presentation with Laina Ridenour at the Indiana Library Federation Conference in Indianapolis, IN on November 18, 2015.
 
“Planning the Indianapolis Literary Pub Crawl: Adventures in Event Coordinating by Two Librarians”. Presentation with Erin Cataldi at the Books, Publishing & Libraries conference in Vancouver, BC on October 20, 2015.
 
“Funky Fundraising – How We Used a Literary Pub Crawl to Raise Money for Literacy”. Presentation with Erin Cataldi at the Indiana Library Federation Conference in Indianapolis, IN on November 18, 2014.
 
“Funky Fundraising – How We Used a Literary Pub Crawl to Raise Money for Literacy”. Poster presentation with Erin Cataldi at the ALA Annual Conference in Las Vegas, NV on June 29, 2014.

“Extra Hands in the Archives: Fresh Perspectives on Practical Internships”. Panel presentation with Lydia Spotts and Lisa Ungemach at the Society of Indiana Archivists Annual Meeting in Indianapolis, IN on April 5, 2014.
 
“When NOT to Get Lost in the Library: Merging Service Points in an Academic Library.” Poster presentation at the IUPUI University Library and DLIS Joint Conference on Research, Scholarship, and Practice in Indianapolis, IN on March 28, 2014. Winner of Best Poster Award.