Danielle Loftus

Danielle Loftus

Fine Arts & Technology Librarian / Associate Professor

I.D. WEEKS LIBRARY

I D Weeks Library 131C

Phone: (605) 677-5123

Email: Danielle.Loftus@usd.edu

Education:

  • MS, Library and Information Science, Florida State University, 2008
  • MFA, Painting, State University of New York, 1992
  • BFA, Painting, University of South Dakota, 1989

Licensures and Certifications:

  • IRB Human Subjects Certification, USD

Grants:

  • Professional Development Grant, MPLA. (2013 - 2013)
  • Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race, South Dakota Humanities Council. Grant Role: Principal. (2012 - 2013)
  • Stepping Stones: Moving Public Health and Library Partnerships Forward, National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Greater Midwest Region. Grant Role: Co-Principal. (2010 - 2011)
  • Mobile Computing Initiative Travel Grant, CTL. (2009 - 2009)
  • Native American Health Information Partnership (NAHIP), National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Greater Midwest Region. Grant Role: Co-Principal. (2004 - 2006)

Publications:

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  • DeJager-Loftus, Danielle, Moore, Abigail H., and . "Everything to Gain": K-12 and College Partnerships=Academic Success.. In Innovative Solutions for Building Community in Academic Libraries., edited by Bonnand, S., & Hanson, M. A., 38-54. Hershey, PA: IGI Global, 2015. (DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-8392-1.ch003)
  • DeJager-Loftus, Danielle. Community of Practice: Librarians in a Biomedical Research Network., 60-74. Vol. 33, Iss. 1. Medical Reference Services Quarterly, 2014. (DOI: 10.1080/02763869.2014.866487)
  • DeJager-Loftus, Danielle, and Moore, Abigail H.. #gathercreateshare: How Research Libraries Use Pinterest., 265 - 279. Vol. 18, Iss. 03-04. Internet Reference Services Quarterly, 2013. (DOI: 10.1080/10875301.2013.840714)
  • DeJager-Loftus, Danielle. Using Online Surveys to Connect the Dots: An Easy Way to Gather Vital Information, 11. Vol. 31, Iss. 4. MCMLA Express: Newsletter of the Midcontinental Chapter of the Medical Library Association, 2010.
  • DeJager-Loftus, Danielle. Value-Added Technologies for Liaison and Outreach, 307-315. Vol. 6, Iss. 4. Journal of Electronic Resources in Medical Libraries, 2009. (DOI: 10.1080/15424060903364800)
  • DeJager-Loftus, Danielle. A Collaboration of Medical School Staff, Faculty and the Library, 16. Vol. 30, Iss. 2. MCMLA Express: Newsletter of the Midcontinental Chapter of the Medical Library Association, 2009.
  • Grauvogl, Ann, and DeJager-Loftus, Danielle. Committed to Care: A Century of Medical Education in South Dakota. Sioux Falls, SD: Pine Hill Press, Inc., 2007.

Awards and Honors:

  • Nominee, Belbas-Larson Award for Excellence in Teaching, University of South Dakota, 2013
  • 2012 MPLA Leadership Institute, Mountain Plains Library Association, 2011
  • Spotted, IOP Publishing, 2011

Presentations:

  • Gordon-Bland, Chaya, Kelley, Bruce, Reeves, Deborah, Miller, Stephen, Sellars, Lamont, St. Vrain, Michelle, DeJager-Loftus, Danielle, Burrow, David. Green Violins: USD's Campus-Wide Celebration of Yiddish Arts, Culture and History.
  • DeJager-Loftus, Danielle, Fox, Ernetta. Is Your Library Compliant? Online Access Reviews From the Office of Civil Rights. Presented at the LibTech Conference, St. Paul, MN. (March 16, 2016)
  • DeJager-Loftus, Danielle, Schroer, Craig. Bending the Ties that Bind: Navigating Technological Change as a Member of a Consortium. Presented at the LibTech Conference, St. Paul, MN. (March 18, 2015)
  • DeJager-Loftus, Danielle, Moore, Abigail H.. Community-Library Collaboration: Perspectives from a Yogi. Presented at the Arizona Library Association & Mountain Plains Library Association Joint Conference, Scottsdale/Fountain Hills, Arizona. (November 13, 2014)
  • DeJager-Loftus, Danielle, Moore, Abigail H., . Marketing Library Services: From Posters to Platforms. Presented at the LibTech Conference, St. Paul, MN. (March 14, 2014)
  • Moore, Abigail H., DeJager-Loftus, Danielle. So You Want to Make a READ Poster (& Other Library Marketing Ideas). Presented at the Tri-Conference, Sioux Falls, SD. (September 26, 2013)
  • Alexander, David L., Treviño, Jesús G., Fox, Ernetta, DeJager-Loftus, Danielle. The Inclusive Library: Serving Diverse User Populations. Presented at the Tri-Conference: Mountain Plains/South Dakota/North Dakota Library Association Conference, Sioux Falls, SD. (September 25, 2013)
  • DeJager-Loftus, Danielle, . There is Such a Thing as a Free Lunch: Free Software for Ease of Access AND Improved Productivity. Presented at the LibTech Conference, St. Paul, MN. (March 20, 2013)
  • DeJager-Loftus, Danielle, Moore, Abigail H.. What Does it Mean to be Literate in the 21st Century?. Presented at the MPLA/NLA/NEMA Annual Conference , La Vista, NE. (October 18, 2012)
  • DeJager-Loftus, Danielle, Daily, Daniel, . Potential for Regional Collaboration: North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin Projects. Presented at the Minnesota Digital Library Annual Meeting, St. Paul, MN. (June 18, 2012)
  • Alexander, David L., Daily, Daniel, McElhinney, Kathleen, DeJager-Loftus, Danielle. The Digital Library of South Dakota: Considerations on Wounded Knee Oral Interviews. Presented at the Dakota History Conference, Sioux Falls. (April 27, 2012)
  • DeJager-Loftus, Danielle, Fox, Ernetta L.. Universal Design, the Library, and Assistive Adaptive Technologies. Presented at the LibTech Conference 2012, St. Paul, MN. (March 15, 2012)
  • DeJager-Loftus, Danielle, McElhinney, Kathleen. Creating a botanical collection with historical significance in CONTENTdm. Presented at the 4th Annual Upper Midwest CONTENTdm User Group Meeting, St. Paul, MN. (November 14, 2011)
  • DeJager-Loftus, Danielle, Midyette, John D.. Got a Q? Text a Librarian! Implementing SMS and Texting Reference Services. Presented at the Library Technology Conference, St. Paul, MN. (March 16, 2011)
  • DeJager-Loftus, Danielle. Using Online Surveys to Connect the Dots: An Easy Way to Gather Vital Information. Presented at the MCMLA Breaking Barriers, Navigating Change Conference, Wichita, KS. (October 6, 2010)
  • Aldrich, Alan W., Midyette, John D., Leibiger, Carol, DeJager-Loftus, Danielle. Put yourself ahead of the technology curve: Start integrating the mobile movement into your everyday services.
  • Aldrich, Alan W., DeJager-Loftus, Danielle, Leibiger, Carol, Midyette, John D.. Put yourself ahead of the technology curve: Start integrating the mobile movement into your everyday services. Presented at the South Dakota Library Association Conference, Sioux Falls, SD. (September 2010)
  • Youngkin, Molly, Midyette, John D., DeJager-Loftus, Danielle. Presented at the South Dakota Department of Health: Health Literacy Information, Pierre, SD. (July 22, 2010)
  • Youngkin, Molly, Midyette, John D., DeJager-Loftus, Danielle. Learning the Skills to Support Public Health Research. Presented at the South Dakota Public Health Association Conference, Sioux Falls, SD. (June 11, 2010)
  • Aldrich, Alan W., DeJager-Loftus, Danielle, Leibiger, Carol, Midyette, John D.. And one device will rule them all: Make way for mobile technologies. Presented at the LibTech 2010 conference, St. Paul, MN. (March 2010)
  • Aldrich, Alan W., DeJager-Loftus, Danielle, Leibiger, Carol, Midyette, John D.. And one device will rule them all: Make way for mobile technologies. Presented at the LibTech 2010 conference, St. Paul, MN. (March 2010)
  • DeJager-Loftus, Danielle, Van Buren, S. Starting Up and Administrating a Digital Collaborative. Presented at the Upper Midwest Content DM User Group Annual Meeting, Madison, WI. (October 30, 2009)
  • DeJager-Loftus, Danielle. The Impact of Technology on Searching for Health Information: Online Communities of Support. Presented at the Kansas Library Association/ MPLA Joint Conference, Wichita, KS. (April 2, 2009)
  • DeJager-Loftus, Danielle, Youngkin, Molly. Taking Information Literacy's Temperature: One Stop Shopping with Online Guides. Presented at the Midwest Medical Library Association / MHSLA Annual Meeting, Troy, MI. (October 20, 2008)
  • DeJager-Loftus, Danielle. A Collaboration of Med School Staff, Faculty and the Library to Introduce an Online 'Step Ahead' Course for First Year Medical Students. Presented at the Midcontinental Chapter of the Medical Library Association (MCMLA) Annual Meeting, Cody, WY. (October 5, 2008)
  • DeJager-Loftus, Danielle, Nickisch Duggan, H, Youngkin, Molly. Supporting Research, Education, and Patient Care: South Dakota Libraries as Health Information Partners. Presented at the Native American Health Summit, Sioux Falls, SD. (June 13, 2007)
  • DeJager-Loftus, Danielle. Joining the Digital Revolution: The Creation of a Collaborative University-Wide Digital Infrastructure from the Ground Up. Presented at the Medical Library Association (MLA) Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA. (May 20, 2007)