Ilana Stonebraker

University Title:
Associate Professor
Humanities, Social Sciences, Education, & Business
Krannert Building

Professional Information

Faculty Rank:
Associate Professor
Liaison Areas:
Strategic Management
Quantitative Methods
Operations Management
Organizational Behavior & Human Resources
Organizational Leadership & Supervision
Technology Leadership and Innovation
Business Law
Courses Taught:
HONR 299: Greater Lafayette Greater
MGMT 110: Intro to Management and Information Strategies
MGMT 190: Intro to Management and Information Strategies
MGMT 175: Information Strategies for Management
GS 175: Information Strategies for Hospitality and Tourism Management
Honors and Awards:
2018 Inductee into the Teaching Academy
2017 Greater Lafayette Top 10 Under 40 Award
2017 ALA LIRT Top Twenty Article of the Year “Realizing Critical Business Information Literacy: Opportunities, Definitions and Best Practices”

2017 Library Journal Mover and Shaker

2016 ALA LIRT Top Twenty Article of the Year "Towards Informed Leadership: Teaching Students to Make Better Decisions Using Information"

2016 Purdue Teaching for Tomorrow Award

2016 Service-Learning Junior Faculty Fellow

2015 Learning Community Instructor Exceptional Event Planner Award

2015 Purdue Libraries Award for Excellence in Teaching

2014 Emerald Research Grant Award


Peer-reviewed Journal Articles
Kirker, Maoria J., and Ilana Stonebraker. "Architects, Renovators, Builders, and Fragmenters: A Model for First Year Students' Self-perceptions and Perceptions of Information Literacy." The Journal of Academic Librarianship 45.1 (2019): 1-8. Howard, Heather A., Nora Wood, and Ilana Stonebraker. “Mapping information literacy using the Business Research Competencies.” Reference Services Review (2018). Stonebraker, Ilana and Heather Howard. "Evidence-Based Decision-Making: Awareness, Process and Practice in the Management Classroom." Journal of Academic Librarianship. In Press.

Stonebraker, I., Maxwell, C., Garcia, K., and Jessica Jerrit. Realizing Critical Business Information Literacy: Opportunities, Definitions and Best Practices” Journal of Business & Finance Librarianship,

Stonebraker, I. “Library-Sponsored Case Competitions: Best Practices and Assessment of Learning Gains” Journal of Business & Finance Librarianship. 
Stonebraker, I. “Towards informed leadership: Teaching students to make better decisions using information” Journal of Business & Finance Librarianship, Invited. 

Tao Zhang Ilana Stonebraker Marlen Promann, (2016),"Understanding Library Users’ Preferences and Expectations of Online Help", Reference Services Review, Vol. 44 Iss 3. .

Stonebraker, Ilana, and Rachel Fundator, (2016), Use It or Lose It? A Longitudinal Performance Assessment of Undergraduate Business Students' Information Literacy" Journal of Academic Librarianship. Vol. 32 Iss. 4.

Stonebraker, Ilana, M. Brooke Robertshaw, and Jennifer D. Moss. "Student See Versus Student Do: A Comparative Study of Two Online Tutorials."TechTrends (2016): 1-7. 

Stonebraker, Ilana. “Flipping the Business Information Literacy Classroom: Redesign, Implementation, and Assessment of a Case Study,” Journal of Business & Finance Librarianship, 20:4, 283-301, 2015.
DOI: 10.1080/08963568.2015.1072893
Stonebraker, Ilana. “Measuring Usability in the Database Review Process: Results from a Pilot.” Journal of Library Innovation. Fall 2015.

Ningning Kong, Tao Zhang, Ilana Stonebraker “Functionality and Web GIS in Academic Libraries.” Applied Geography. October 16 2014.   

Ningning Kong, Tao Zhang, Ilana Stonebraker. “Common metrics for web-based mapping applications in academic libraries” Online Information Review 2014 38:7 , 918-935
Peer-reviewed Conference Papers
Ilana Stonebraker, Tao Zhang. “Crowdsourcing Reference Help: Using Technology To Help Users Help Each Other” ACRL 2015 contributed paper.

Tao Zhang, Ilana Stonebraker. “Building Better Help: User Characteristics’ Effect on Help Design” Communication Design Quarterly. February 2014.
Invited Book Chapters
Ilana Stonebraker and Tao Zhang. “Participatory culture and E- Learning: Using Crowdsourcing as a Catalyst for Online Student Engagement” E-Learning and the Academic Library: Essays on Innovative Initiatives. McFarland, 2016.
Stonebraker, Ilana and Tao Zhang “CrowdAsk: A Crowdsourced Library Help System”. November 2014). Reimagining Reference in the 21st Century.