Teresa S. Welsh, , Ph.D., MLIS
Associate Professor


Southern Miss School of Library & Information Science

Home Page: ocean.otr.usm.edu/~w146169/

EDUCATION:
Ph.D., Communication and Information, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, August 2002
Primary Concentration - Information Sciences
Secondary Concentrations - Museum Studies/Visualization of Information/Telemedicine
Kappa Tau Alpha Communications Honor Society
Best Technical Project Award, School of Information Sciences, 2000
Best Doctoral Paper Award, School of Information Sciences, 1999
Hilton A. Smith Fellowship, 1998-99
M.S., Library and Information Science, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 1993
Graduate Studies in Anthropology, Classical Archaeology, 1990-91
B.A., Anthropology, University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, 1990
Summa cum laude
Certificate in Humanities, Minors in Social Studies, Classical Studies
Honors College Scholarship, British Studies Program Honors Scholarship
Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Theta Kappa, Lambda Alpha, Gamma Beta Phi, Golden Key Honor Societies

Certification:
Certiport Computing Core Certification (IC3) in Basic Computer Hardware, Software, Internet Knowledge & Skills, 2005

Professional Honors, Awards:
Keynote speaker, "Information Literacy in the Digital Age: An Evidence-Based Approach", 3rd International Conference on Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries, Athens, Greece, May 25, 2011
Fellow, Mississippi Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) "Finding a Voice: Improving Oral and Written Competencies," Fall 2008
One of 12 faculty chosen for Learning Enhancement Center Podcasting Pilot Project, 2007-08
College Public Relations Association of Mississippi (CPRAM), 1st place, Web page category, Katrina Research Center Web site (Judy Isbell, Ray Scurfield, Teresa Welsh), 2007
Southern Miss College of Education and Psychology Excellence in Teaching Award, 2006-07
University of Missouri College of Education Excellence in the Scholarship of Teaching Award, 2002-03


TEACHING:
Associate Professor, University of Southern Mississippi, 2009-present; Assistant Professor, 2003-09
LIS 201: Introduction to Information Literacy
LIS 489: Library Practicum
LIS 511: Collection Development & Management
LIS 557: Computer Applications in Libraries
LIS 558: Internet Resources and Applications
British Studies Program, LIS 580/587: British Libraries & Information Centers
LIS 605: Library Management
LIS 631: History of Libraries
LIS 634: History of Children's Literature
LIS 642: Special Libraries
LIS 646: Special Collections and Archives
LIS 647: Introduction to Archival Organization
LIS 648: Archival Practicum
LIS 651: Introduction to Information Science
LIS 656: Online Information Retrieval
LIS 664: US Government Publications
LIS 668: Research Methods in LIS
LIS 689: Library Practicum

Clinical Instructor, School of Information Science & Learning Technologies, University of Missouri, 2002-03
Q400: Introduction to Information Technology
Q310: History of the Internet
Q310: Libraries in the Ancient World

Graduate Teaching Associate, School of Information Sciences, University of Tennessee, 1997-2002
IS 310: Information Seeking: Resources and Strategies
Assisted and supported SIS Distance Education courses

Mentored Students
Mentored Students' Web Projects
Mentored Students' Publications/Presentations


PROFESSIONAL & RESEARCH EXPERIENCE:
Assistant Director, Katrina Research Center, 2006-09
Information Clearinghouse & Repository

Evaluation Researcher, University of Tennessee Medical Center, Knoxville, 1997-2002
"Rural Health Care Through Telemedicine: An Interdisciplinary Approach," U.S. Office of Rural Health Policy grant
"Trauma Care Through Telemedicine: A Rural Network of Health Services Information in East Tennessee," U.S. Department of Commerce grant

Database Consultant, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, 1998
IRIS Image Database Development and Documentation

Senior Research Assistant, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, 1994-96
Human Radiation Studies Project
Radiation Dose Reconstruction Project

Graduate Teaching Assistant to Dr. Mike Pemberton, University of Tennessee School of Library and Information Science, 1992-93

Assistant Archivist, Special Collections, Hoskins Library, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 1991-92, Sen. Howard Baker Papers


PUBLICATIONS:

Scholarly Books, Book Chapters

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

Column in Peer-Reviewed Journal

Juried Conference Research Papers

Professional Publications

Editor, eJournals

Other


PRESENTATIONS:

Proposal-Refereed

Invited

Web Sites


SERVICE ACTIVITIES:
University of Southern Mississippi
Graduate Council (GC), 2014-17
Faculty Senator, 2009-10, 2013-16; Secretary-Elect, 2013
Faculty Board, Center for Human Rights and Civil Liberties, 2013-14
Research Council (URC) 2013-16; Chair-Elect, 2014-15
Advisory Committee (UAC), 2010-14
Academic Council (AC), GEC Committee, 2009-12
Dietetics Program Advisory Board, 2010-11
Faculty Alternate, Appeals Panel, 2010-11
de Grummond Children's Literature Collection, Curious George Ad Hoc Committee, February 2006
Cook Library Fine Appeals Committee, 2003-

USM College of Education & Psychology
Advisory Committee (CAC), 2009-14 2013; member, 2009-12
Curriculum Committee (CCC), 2010-
Research Committee, 2006-07, 2011-
Priorities Committee, 2010
Ad Hoc College Tenure and Promotion Committee, 2010
Dean's Search Committee, 2007-09
Faculty Awards Committee, 2005-08
Dean's Graduate Education Advisory Committee, 2005

USM School of Library & Information Science
Chair, Admissions Committee, 2013-; member, 2007-12
Chair, Advisory Committee, 2013-; member, 2009-12
Chair, Curriculum Committee, 2010-; member, 2008-10
Advisor, Graduate Certificate in Archives & Special Collections, 2010-
Advisor, Student Archivists Association, 2010-
"Standard II, Curriculum," ALA Committee on Accreditation Report, 2012
Co-Chair, SLIS Student Activities Committee, 2003-08; 2010-
"Standard IV, Curriculum," ALA Committee on Accreditation Report, 2012
Co-Advisor, LISSA, LIS Student Association, 2003-08 (LISSA awarded 2005 Outstanding Student Organization of the Year by the USM Student Activities Council)
Technology Committee, 2005-07
Advisory Board Member, Exhibitor Coordinator, Fay B. Kaigler Children's Book Festival, 2005-07
"Standard III, Faculty," ALA Committee on Accreditation Report, 2004

National/International
Royal Geographical Society Fellow, 2010-
International Conference on Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries, Advisory Committee, 2010-; International Scientific Committee, 2012-
Association for Library & Information Science Education (ALISE) School Representative, 2006-
Volunteer, ALA Tour of de Grummond Children's Literature Collection, June 24, 2011
American Library Association, ALA Student Chapter Advisor, 2003-08
ALISE Membership Advisory Committee, 2006-08
International Program Committee, International Conference on Telehealth, Montreal, Canada, May 30-Jun 01, 2007
Association for Library & Information Science Education (ALISE) Garfield Dissertation Award Committee, 2005-06
Co-Chair, Connections 2000 Conference, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, October 28, 2000
Panel Moderator, "Telemedicine: To Mount Everest and Beyond" by Brett Harnett, American Society for Information Science 1999 Conference, Washington, D.C., November 3, 1999

State/Regional
Mississippi School Library Media Guide Committee, contributor to 2013 Mississippi School Library Media Guide
Special Libraries Association LaSoMi Chapter Membership Chair, 2010-13
Friends of Mississippi Libraries, 2008-
University of Tennessee SIS Advisory Board, 2006-09
Mississippi Library Association, Peggy May Scholarship Award Committee, 2008, 2011
Mississippi Library Association, Information Literacy Committee, 2007-08
Moderator for Disaster Experience, Preparation, and Discovery, Southern Archivist's Conference, Lafayette, LA, April 20, 2006
Moderator, Archive Education Breakout Session, Society of MS Archivists Annual Meeting, Hattiesburg, April 25, 2005
Research Committee, Southern Chapter, Medical Library Association, 2004-07.

Community
Vice-President, Friends of USM University Libraries Board, 2013; PR Committee Chair, 20121
Judge, Hattiesburg Public School District Reading Fair Art Competition, January 2007
Pronouncer, Forrest County School District Spelling Bee, Hattiesburg, MS, 2006
Judge, Forrest County School District Spelling Bee, Hattiesburg, MS, February 2004, 2005
Judge, Thames Elementary School Reading Fair Art Competition, Hattiesburg, MS, November 2004
Judge, Forrest County School District Reading Fair Art Competition, Hattiesburg, MS, October 2003.

Professional Memberships
American Library Association
Association for Information Science & Technology
Association for Library and Information Science Education
Fellow, Royal Geographical Society, FRGS
Mississippi Library Association
National Genealogical Society
Southeastern Library Association
Society of American Archivists
Society of Mississippi Archivists
Special Libraries Association


GRANT ACTIVITIES:

"A Selected Bibliography of Resources Related to Disaster Preparedness" (brochures and Web site)
2009-10 Carnegie-Whitney Grant to Dr. T.S. Welsh from the American Library Association Publishing Committee, February 8, 2010, $5,000.

"IMLS Connecting to Collections Bookshelf"
Set of conservation books awarded to Dr. T.S. Welsh for the Katrina Research Center, February 21, 2008, $800 value.

"Alibris Collection Development Award"
Award to Dr. T.S. Welsh to purchase books for the Katrina Research Center, January 13, 2008, $1,500.

"Adaptation and Integration of PDA Technology into the School of Library and Information Science"
USM Title IIIA Faculty Mentors Grant awarded to Dr. T.S. Welsh and Dr. M.E. Cissell, February 2005, $2500.

"Investigation of the Integration of PDA Technology into the School of Library and Information Science"
SLIS Pilot Project Grant awarded to Dr. T.S. Welsh and Dr. M.E. Cissel, December 2004, $1290.

USM TIII Grant Assistance for Creating Futures Through Technology Conference, February 29-March 1, 2004
Registration fee awarded to Dr. T.S. Welsh, $90.

"Rural Health Care Through Telemedicine: An Interdisciplinary Approach"
U.S. Office of Rural Health Policy grant, Dr. S. Burgiss, P.I., (T.S. Welsh, Evaluation Researcher), University of Tennessee Telemedicine Network, 1997-2002, $250,000.

"Trauma Care Through Telemedicine: A Rural Network of Health Services Information in East Tennessee"
U.S. Department of Commerce grant, Dr. S. Burgiss, P.I. (T.S. Welsh, Evaluation Researcher), University of Tennessee Telemedicine Network, 1997-2002, $250,000.



e-mail: drtwelsh@yahoo.com
Updated 5/14/2014

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Scopus Author ID: 8567044200
Researcher ID: G-8814-2012