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Alan Aldrich

Alan Aldrich
Associate Professor
Library
ULB I.D. Weeks Library 130-F
Phone: 605-677-6614
Education:
  • Masters of Library and Information Sciences (MLIS), Library and Information Sciences, University of Iowa, 2005
  • MA, Communication Studies, University of Arizona, 1993
  • BS, Communication Studies, State University of New York-Oneonta, 1991
Grants:
  • Teaching Improvement Grant, Center for Teaching & Learning, (2011 - 2011)
  • Course Design/Redesign Fellowship, , Center for Teaching & Learning, (2011 - 2011)
Publications:
  • Leibiger, C., Aldrich, A. W., (2013), “The Mother of all LibGuides”: Applying Principles of Communication and Network Theory in LibGuide Design, American Library Association, pp. 429-441.
  • Leibiger, C., Aldrich, A. W., (2013), "The Mother of all LibGuides": Reduce Maintenance and Enhance Uniformity Through Strategic Planning, American Library Association.
  • Aldrich, A. W., (2010), Universities and libraries move to the mobile web. , Educause Quarterly, vol. 33, iss. 2, pp. On-line publication.
  • Aldrich, A. W., Leibiger, C., (2009), Face it! Reference work and politeness theory go hand in hand, Association of College and Research Libraries , pp. 235-246.
  • Aldrich, A. W., (2009), Judging books by their covers: Managing the tensions between paperback and cloth-bound purchases in academic libraries., College and Research Libraries , vol. 70, iss. 1, pp. 57-70.
  • Aldrich, A. W., (2008), Creating collaborative workstations for reference and public use in academic libraries , College and Undergraduate Libraries, vol. 15, iss. 3, pp. 364-377.
  • Aldrich, A. W., (2007), Following the phosphorous trail of research library mission statements into present and future harbors, Association of College and Research Libraries, pp. 304-316.
  • Aldrich, A. W., (2003), Considering culture in the analysis of arguments, SIC-SAT, pp. pp. 3-8.
  • Aakhus, M., Aldrich, A. W., (2002), Crafting Communication Activity: Understanding Felicity in "I Wish I. . . " Compliments, Research in Language and Social Interaction, vol. 35, iss. 4, pp. 395-425.
  • Aldrich, A. W., (2002), Framing blame and managing accountability to pragma-dialectical principles in congressional testimony. , SIC-SAT, pp. pp. 309-321.
  • Nidumolu, S., Subramani, M., Aldrich, A. W., (2001), Situated learning and the situated knowledge web: Exploring the ground beneath knowledge management., Journal of Management Information Systems, vol. 18, iss. 1, pp. 115-150.
Presentations:
  • Leibiger, C., Aldrich, A. W. (2013, March). New Wine into Old Wineskins?: Adding the Visual to Information Literacy Instruction. Presented at the Library Technology Conference, Macalester College, St Paul, MN.
  • Leibiger, C., Aldrich, A. W. (2012, October). "Give a Librarian a Fish": Library Training in Preparation for a Lifetime of Teaching. Presented at the South Dakota Library Association Conference, Huron, SD.
  • Leibiger, C., Aldrich, A. W. (2012, March). The Mother of all LibGuides: Reduce Maintenance and Enhance Uniformity Through Strategic Planning. Presented at the Library Technology Conference, Macalester College, St Paul, MN.
  • Leibiger, C., Aldrich, A. W. (2011, October). The Mother of all LibGuides. Presented at the South Dakota Library Association Conference, Spearfish, SD.
  • Aldrich, A. W. (2011, April). Digitizing History: Making a Civil War Diary Come Alive. Presented at the 43rd Annual Dakota Conference: The Civil War & The Northern Plains, Sioux Falls, SD.
  • Alexander, D. L., Aldrich, A. W. (2011, April). Communicating with Technology. Presented at the Mountain Plains Library Association/Montana Library Association Joint Conference, Billings, Montana.
  • Aldrich, A. W., Trisch, P. (2011, April). If we build it, will they come? Novel approaches to collecting and supporting digital library content. Presented at the Mountain Plains Library Association annual meeting, Billings, MT.
  • Aldrich, A. W. (2011, March). Making it sticky: Adding value to your digital library projects. Presented at the Library Technology Conference, St. Paul, MN.
  • Leibiger, C., Aldrich, A. W. (2010, October). “Doctor, Doctor, My students have Googlitis!”: Faculty intervention via information literacy instruction. . Presented at the Great Plains Conference on Teaching in the Social Sciences (GPCoTSS), Vermillion, SD.
  • Aldrich, A. W. (2010, September). A Civil War Diary Digital Library Project.
  • Aldrich, A. W., Midyette, J. D., Leibiger, C., DeJager-Loftus, D. (2010, September). Put yourself ahead of the technology curve: Start integrating the mobile movement into your everyday services.
  • Aldrich, A. W., DeJager-Loftus, D., Leibiger, C., Midyette, J. D. (2010, September). 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.
  • Aldrich, A. W. (2010, August). New Faculty and Graduate Student orientations . Presented at the University of South Dakota.
  • Aldrich, A. W., DeJager-Loftus, D., Leibiger, C., Midyette, J. D. (2010, March). And one device will rule them all: Make way for mobile technologies. Presented at the LibTech 2010 conference, St. Paul, MN.
  • Aldrich, A. W., DeJager-Loftus, D., Leibiger, C., Midyette, J. D. (2010, March). And one device will rule them all: Make way for mobile technologies. Presented at the LibTech 2010 conference, St. Paul, MN.
  • Leibiger, C., Aldrich, A. W. (2009). Face It! Reference Work and Politeness Theory Go Hand in Hand. Presented at the Association of College & Research Libraries Conference, Seattle, WA.
  • Leibiger, C., Aldrich, A. W. (2009). Honoring Accounts in Reference Encounters. Presented at the Mountain Plains Library Association Conference, Wchita, KS.
  • Leibiger, C., Aldrich, A. W. (2009). A Wordle is Worth a Thousand Pictures: Making the Verbal Visual. Presented at the South Dakota Library Association Conference, Aberdeen, SD.
  • Leibiger, C., Aldrich, A. W. (2008). Managing Content and Relational Dimensions of Accounts in the Reference Encounter. Presented at the South Dakota Library Association Conference, Chamberlain, SD.
  • Aldrich, A. W. (2008, May). Using collaborative design to provide instruction and information in libraries. Presented at the Mountain Plains Library Association annual meeting, Salt Lake City, UT.
  • Leibiger, C., Aldrich, A. W., Peterson, A. (2007). WRite On! The Interactive WRite Cite? Tutorial for Teaching Citation Styles. Presented at the Colorado Academic Library Summit, Denver, CO.
  • Aldrich, A. W. (2007, October). Creating and using collaborative work stations. Presented at the South Dakota Library Association annual meeting, Watertown, SD.
  • Aldrich, A. W. (2007, March). Following the phosphorous trail of research library mission statements into present and future harbors. Presented at the American College and Research Libraries biannual meeting, Baltimore, MD.
  • Aldrich, A. W. (2007, March). A typology of collection development decision metrics. Presented at the Mountain Plains Library Association annual meeting, Albuquerque, NM.
  • Aldrich, A. W. (2006, December). Parallel interactions in digital libraries by multiple users. Presented at the 2nd International Conference on Digital Libraries, New Delhi, India.
  • Leibiger, C., Aldrich, A. W. (2006). Interactive Citation-Style Instruction Using the Write-Cite Tutorial. Presented at the Brick and Click Academic Library Symposium, Maryville, MO.
  • Aldrich, A. W. (2006, June). Combining Camtasia with hand held video players in support of interactive learning in academic libraries. . Presented at the American Library Association annual meeting, New Orleans, LA.
  • Aldrich, A. W. (2006, May). Changing channels in the pedagogy of information. Presented at the Minitex Reference Symposium, St. Paul, MN.