Publications & Presentations

Phillips, A. L., Lee, V. R., & Recker, M. (2018). Small Town Librarians as Experience Engineers. In V. R. Lee & A. L. Phillips (Eds.), Reconceptualizing Libraries: Perspectives from the Information and Learning Sciences (pp. 158-169). New York, NY: Routledge.

Lee, V., Phillips, A., Recker, M., & Rogowski, A., (2018). Educative Maker activity materials for small town librarians to support connected learning. Paper to be presented at 2018 Connected Learning Summit at the MIT Media Lab, Cambridge, MA.

Rogowski, A., Phillips, A., Lee, V., & Recker, M. (2018, May). STEM-geared Making for teens in the library. Poster presented at the Utah Library Association Annual Conference 2018, Provo, UT.

Lee, V. R., Recker, M., Phillips A., & Rogowski, A. (2018). An asset-based framework for youth maker development in libraries. Poster presented at the American Education Research Association (AERA) 2018, New York, NY.

Phillips, A., Rogowski, A., Lee, V., & Recker, M. (2018, March). STEM-geared Making for the busy librarian. Poster presented at the Utah Educational Library Media Association (UELMA) Annual Conference 2018, West Valley City, UT.

Lee, V., Recker, M., & Phillips, A. (2018, April). An Asset-based framework for youth maker programs in libraries. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association Conference,  NY, NY, US.

Lee, V., & Recker, M. (2018). Paper Circuits: A tangible, low threshold, low cost entry to computational thinking. Tech Trends, 62, 197-203.

Phillips A.L., Lee V.R., Recker M.M. (2018) Supporting school librarian learning: New opportunities for instructional technology collaboration with school librarians. I: Branch R. (Ed) Educational Media and Technology Yearbook. Educational Media and Technology Yearbook, 41 (pp 53-61). New York, NY: Springer.

Lee, V. R., Recker, M., & Phillips, A. (2018, June). Conjecture Mapping the Library: Iterative Refinements Toward Supporting Maker Learning Activities in Small Community Spaces. In Proceedings of the International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS) (pp. xx-xx). International Society of the Learning Sciences, London, UK

Hansen, Jennifer (2018). What Resources Do School Librarians Use When Developing New Programming: a Qualitative Inquiry.  (Master’s thesis). Utah State University, Utah.

Phillips, A., Lewis, W., Lee, V., Hansen, J., & Recker, M. (2017, October). Bringing Making to rural and small libraries: Design hypotheses for youth Maker program development. In Proceedings of 2017 Digital Media and Learning Conference (pp. 310-315), Irvine, CA.

Phillips, A., Lee, V. R., Hansen, J, & Recker, M. (2017). Librarians in transition: Investigating CSCL potentials within the school library. In Brian K. Smith, Marcela Borge, Emma Mercier, and Kyu Yon Lim (Eds.), Proceedings of Making a Difference: Prioritizing Equity and Access in CSCL, 12th International Conference on Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL) 2017, Volume 1. Philadelphia, PA: International Society of Learning Sciences.

Hansen, J., Phillips, A., Lee, V., & Recker, M. (2017, May). Makerspaces and school libraries: From librarianship practices to implementation strategies. Paper presented at Utah Library Association Annual Conference, Sandy, UT.

Media Mentions

Utah State today:

USU Research Will Help Expand Rural Libraries’ Role

Herald Journal:

Where making can flourish

Utah Public Radio:

Libraries Are More Than Just A Place To Check Out A Book

CEHS magazine, pg 16:

USU Research Will Help Expand Rural Libraries’ Role