2019-present Library Director-Penn State DuBois Library 2011-present Library Director-Robert E. Eiche Libary, Penn State Altoona 1996-2011 Information Technology Librarian-Robert E. Eiche Libary, Penn State Altoona 2007-2009 Adjunct Faculty-Saint Francis University, Loretto, PA 1992-1996 Reference Librarian-Robert E. Eiche Libary, Penn State Altoona
Articles Published in Refereed Journals
Lynn, V. A., & Imler, B. B. (2020). Librarian Fascination and Student Confusion with “RE” words: Research, Reference, Resources, and Reserves. Pennsylvania Libraries: Research and Practice, 8(1), 64-71. Green, K. E., & Imler, B. B. (2019). Membership & Service Along the Career Path: Pre- and Post-Tenure Musings. Pennsylvania Libraries: Research and Practice, 7(2), 77-80. Eichelberger, M., & Imler, B. B. (2016). Academic Technology Confidence Levels vs. Ability in First-Year Traditional and Non-Traditional Undergraduates. Library Hi-Tech, 34(3), 468-479. Imler, B. B. (Co-Author, 50%), Garcia, K. R., & Clements, N. (2016). Are Reference Pop-up Widgets Welcome or Annoying? A Usability Study. Reference Services Review, 44(3), 282-291. Eichelberger, M., & Imler, B. B. (2015). How Do I Send an Email?”: Technology Challenges for First-Year Students in the College Library. Library Hi Tech, 33(3), 329-339. Imler, B. B. & Eichelberger, M. (2014). Commercial Database Design vs. Library Terminology Comprehension: Why Do Students Print Abstracts Instead of Full-Text Articles? College & Research Libraries, 75(3). Imler, B. B., & Eichelberger, M. (2011). Do They "Get It"? Student Usage of SFX Citation Linking Software. College & Research Libraries, 72(5), 454-463. http://crl.acrl.org/content/early/2010/09/14/crl-141.full.pdf+html. Imler, B. B., & Eichelberger, M. (2011). Using Screen Capture to Study User Research Behavior. Library Hi Tech, 29(3), 446-454. Imler, B. B., & Hall, R. (2009). Full-Text Articles: Faculty Perceptions, Student Use, and Citation Abuse. Reference Services Review, 37(1), 65-72.
Imler, B. B. & Eichelberger, M. (2017). Optimizing Discovery Systems to Improve User Experience: The Innovative Librarian's Guide. Santa Barbara, CA: Libraries Unlimited.
Parts of Books
Imler, B. B. (2010). Using Collaborative Learning in a Credit Information Literacy Course. In Christopher Hollister (Ed.), Best Practices for Credit-Bearing Information Literacy Courses (pp. 217-226). Chicago, IL: Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL). Imler, B. B. (2009). I Once Touched an Elephantâ€™s Trunk: Where Do Primary Sources End and Secondary Sources Begin? In Ryan L. Sittler and Douglas Cook (Eds.), (pp. 78-79). Chicago, IL: Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL).
Articles Published in Nonrefereed Journals Imler, B. B., & Eichelberger, M. (2012). Perception of Student Emotion in Screen Capture Videos. Pennsylvania Library Association Bulletin, 67(2), 18-19. Invited. Imler, B. B. (2009). Troublesome Textbooks. American Libraries, November, 35. Imler, B. B., & Tomaszewski, M. (2007). Powers of Attraction. American Libraries, October, 60-61.
Imler, B. B., & Lynn, V. A. (October 14, 2019). "RE-Words in the Library: REsearch, REsources, REserves, and REference," Annual Conference, Pennsylvania Library Association, Erie, PA. State. Reinsfelder, T., & Imler, B. B. . (May 6, 2019). "Keynote: Responding to Patrons Online-The Technology, People, Problems, and Possibilities," Engaging, Educating, and Building Relationships with Patrons Using Technology, Pennsylvania Library Association, Teaching, Learning, and Technology Roundtable, University Park, PA, Invited. State. Imler, B. B. ). (October 15, 2018). "Carving Out Intimate Study Areas in an Open Floor Plan," Annual Conference, Pennsylvania Library Association, Harrisburg, PA. State. Imler, B. B., Neuwirth, E. (ProQuest), & Wisniewski, J. (University of Pittsburgh). (October 27, 2014). "Discovery Easy, Delivery Critical," Internet Librarian, Monterey, CA. National. Imler, B. B., PaLA Teaching, Learning & Technology Roundtable Spring Workshop, PaLA Learning & Technology Roundtable, Harrisburg, PA, "What Our Students Really Think About E-books." (March 22, 2013). State. Imler, B. B. (Co-Presenter), Eichelberger, M., International Conference on the First-Year Experience, National Resource Center: First-Year Experience and Students in Transition, Vancouver, B.C., Canada, "Full Text Hide and Seek: Why Our Students Are Printing Abstracts Instead of Whole Articles," peer-reviewed/refereed. (July 19, 2012). International. Imler, B. B. (Presenter), Tomaszewski, M., Annual Conference, Pennsylvania Library Association, University Park, PA, "Undergraduate Research Behavior: Do We Really Want to Know What Theyâ€™re Doing Out There?." (October 3, 2011). State. Imler, B. B. (Presenter), Best Practices in Library Instruction: A Workshop for All Libraries, Pennsylvania Library Association Library Instruction Round Table, Harrisburg, PA, "Tech Teaching Options: Screen Capture Software," Invited. (April 16, 2010). State. Imler, B. B. (Author and Co-Presenter), Web 2009: A Conference for Penn State Web Professionals, University Park, PA, "Creating Effective Web Tutorials with Screen Capturing Software." (June 9, 2009). Local. Hall, R., Imler, B. B. (Author and Co-Presenter), College Teaching and Learning Conference, Orlando, FL, "A Comparison of Faculty Perception to Actual Student Usage of Print and Full-Text Articles." (January 3, 2008). National. Imler, B. B. (Author and Co-Presenter), Outreach Solutions for College Libraries: A Symposium, Carlisle, PA, "Eiche Library: The Facts You Need Between the Covers." (April 25, 2007). Local. Imler, B. B. (Author and Presenter), College Teaching and Learning Conference, Lake Buena Vista, FL, "Faculty Web Policies: Acceptance, Instruction and Citation." (January 6, 2004). National. Imler, B. B. (Author and Presenter), 18th Annual National Conference on The First-Year Experience, Columbia, SC, "Critical Evaluation of Web Page Content." (February 21, 1999). National.