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Bill JonesBill Jones

Digital Resources and Systems Librarian

SUNYConnect Systems Librarian

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phone
(585) 245-6448
email jonesw@geneseo.edu
ORCiD logo orcid.org/0000-0003-2126-5211

Departments:

Education:

  • M.L.S., University at Buffalo
  • M.Ed., Reading and Literacy (B-12), SUNY Geneseo
  • B.S.Ed., Childhood Education with Special Education, Music Theory, SUNY Geneseo
  • A.S., Music, Finger Lakes Community College
  • A.S., Music Recording Technology, Finger Lakes Community College
  • A.A., Liberal Arts and Sciences, Finger Lakes Community College

Honors and Awards:

  • Rethinking Resource Sharing Innovation Award:  IDS Project Online Learning Institute (2016)
  • Rivenburgh Innovation Award (2015)
  • NYLA SMART Teresa Strozik Award for Innovation in Library Technology (2014)
  • Silvia Chu Memorial Scholarship, SUNYLA (2014)
  • JLM Individual Development Award, UUP, SUNY Geneseo (2014)
  • Rethinking Resource Sharing Innovation Award:  IDS Project Regional User Groups (2013)
  • LITA/Christian Larew Memorial Scholarship (2012)
  • Individual Development Award from the Professional Development Committee, UUP, SUNY Geneseo (2012)
  • Graduate Assistantship, School of Education, SUNY Geneseo (2010-2011)
  • Graduate Student Research and Travel Grant Program, SUNY Geneseo (Fall 2010)
  • Summa Cum Laude, SUNY Geneseo (2009) 
  • Summer Research Fellowship Grant, SUNY Geneseo (2009)
  • Undergraduate Research Travel Grant, SUNY Geneseo (Fall 2009)
  • Friends of Music Scholarship (2009)
  • Martha Johnson Thom '54 Memorial Endowed Scholarship (2008-2009)
  • Kay Ash Memorial Scholarship (2008-2009)
  • Golden Key International Honour Society (2008)
  • SUNY Geneseo President's List (Fall 2007) 
  • Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society in Education (2007) 
  • A.S.E. Certified Parts Specialist (2003)
  • Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society (2001)

 

Professional Organizations:

  • American Library Association
  • Beta Phi Mu, Beta Delta Chapter (University at Buffalo)
  • Golden Key International Honour Society
  • Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society in Education
  • New York Library Association
  • New York State English Council
  • New York State United Teachers
  • Library Information Technology Association
  • Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society
  • Reference and User Services Association (ALA RUSA STARS):  Webmaster, Outreach & Promotion Committee, & Executive Board Member
  • State University of New York Librarians Association (SUNYLA):  Technology User Group Chair (2014 - 2015)
  • State University of New York Librarians Association (SUNYLA):  IDS Project Liaison (2014 - 2017)
  • State University of New York Librarians Association (SUNYLA):  First Vice President (2015 - 2016)
  • State University of New York Librarians Association (SUNYLA):  President (2016 - 2017)
  • State University of New York Librarians Association (SUNYLA):  Past President (2017 - 2018)
  • State University of New York Librarians Association (SUNYLA):  First Vice President (2018 - 2019)

Service to the College:

  • EAP Committee (2014 - 2015)
  • College Senate:  Administrative Senator - At Large (2012 – 2014)
  • College Senate:  Transcriptionist, Assistant to Senate Secretary (2012 – 2013)
  • Creation of SUNY Open Textbooks logo
  • Creation and maintenance of School of Education NCATE Website (2012)
  • School of Education NCATE Data Analyst (2011-2012)
  • Redesigning School of Education EMMA Lab (2010-2011)
  • School of Education Graduate Assistant (2010-2011)
  • School of Education Graduate Committee (2010-2011)
  • Rochester Young Scholars Academy at Geneseo, Director’s Assistant (2007-2009)
  • School of Education Office Assistant (2007-2009)

Service to the Library:

  • Collections Team (2018  – present)
  • OER Team  (2018  – present)
  • Outreach & Marketing Team  (2018  – present)
  • Library Publishing Team (2013 – present)
  • IDS Project Press:  Open Monograph Press Instance (2013)
  • IDS Project Director’s Assistant (2011 – 2013)
  • IDS Search usability testing (2010 – 2013)
  • Circulation Supervisor (Summer 2010)
  • Weeding Project and Relocation of Serials to Frasier (Summer 2009 & Summer 2010)
  • Classroom Technology Assistant (2008-2010)
  • Tech Help (2007-2010)

Service to SUNY:

  • SUNY-wide Interlibrary Loan Policy Creation (2017 - 2018)
  • Access Services and Resource Sharing Working Group (2017 - present)
  • SUNY Libraries Consortium & Ithaca S&R Steering Committee (2016)

Conference Presentations:

  • EZproxy Therapy: Massaging Meaningful Data out of Messy Logs, with co-presenter Amanda Wentworth. SUNYLA 2018, Canandaigua, NY, June 2018.
  • The Times They Are Alma Changin': Envisioning New Practices & Policies in Alma, with co-presenters Nancy Abashian & Carrie Marten. SUNYLA 2018, Canandaigua, NY, June 2018.
  • IDS Logic Super Users, A Fleet of Big Data, and Article Gateway, with co-presenters Sydney Thompson & Timothy Jackson. IDS Project Conference 2017, Utica, NY, July 2017.
  • IDS Project: Building a National Community of Practice, with co-presenters Nancy Abashian, Mark Sullivan, and IDS Project mentors. OCLC Resource Sharing Conference, Virginia Beach, VA, March 2017.
  • IDS Logic at Northwestern University, with co-presenters Kurt Munson & Christine Sisak. IDS Project Online Learning Institute, February 2017.
  • Library Information Technology Association Top Technology Trends Panel. American Library Association Midwinter Conference, Atlanta, GA, January 2017.
  • The IDS Project 2016: Staff Development and Automation...for Interlibrary Loan and Beyond, with co-presenter Beth Posner. METRO Conference 2017, NYU Kimmel Center, NYC, January 2017.
  • Strengthening Resource Sharing through Community Driven Development and Innovation, with co-presenter Shannon Pritting. Boston Libraries Consortium Community of Interest Meeting, Boston, MA, October 2016.
  • How to Use Your MLS in Non-traditional Ways. RECIP & CLRC Joint Conference:  What I Wish I Learned in Library School, Pioneer Library System, Canandaigua, NY, October 2016.
  • Strengthening Resource Sharing through Community Driven Development and Innovation, with co-presenter Michael Mulligan. Northwest Interlibrary Loan and Resource Sharing Conference, Portland Community College, Portland, OR, September 2016.
  • Strengthening Resource Sharing through Community Driven Development and Innovation, with co-presenters Michael Mulligan and Shannon Pritting. IFLA Document Delivery and Resource Sharing Satellite Meeting, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., August 2016.
  • Lending Availability Service at UO Libraries: A Logical Approach to Streamlining Workflow, Improving Services, and Increasing Satisfaction, with co-presenter David Ketchum. IDS Project Conference 2016, Albany, NY, July 2016.
  • IDS Logic Update, with co-presenter Michael Mulligan. IDS Project Conference 2016, Albany, NY, July 2016. Pre-Conference: IDS Logic Rule Creation Session, with co-presenter Michael Mulligan. IDS Project Conference 2016, Albany, NY, July 2016.
  • IDS Project Regional User Groups: Routing Rules & Logic Rules, Eastern User Group Meeting, SUNY Polytechnic Institute; Western User Group Meeting, Saint John Fisher College; METRO User Group Meeting, CUNY Brooklyn College, May 2016.
  • IDS Project Regional User Groups: IDS Logic Update, Eastern User Group Meeting, SUNY Polytechnic Institute; Western User Group Meeting, Saint John Fisher College; METRO User Group Meeting, CUNY Brooklyn College, May 2016.
  • Keynote Presentation: Strengthening Resource Sharing through Community Driven Development and Innovation, with co-presenter Michael Mulligan. Greater Western Library Alliance Joint CC/RSDD Meeting, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, April 2016.
  • Strengthening Regional Collections One Request at a Time: Using Resource Sharing Technology to Facilitate True Just-In-Time Predictive Coordinated Collection Development, with co-presenters Kourtney Blackburn & Kate Ross. ACRL Western New York/Ontario Chapter Fall Conference, Rochester, NY, October 2015.
  • IDS Project Regional User Groups: IDS Logic Update, Eastern User Group Meeting, Sage College; Western User Group Meeting, Rochester Regional Library Council; METRO User Group Meeting, METRO NY Library Council (virtual presentation), October 2015.
  • Lending Availability Service at University of Oregon Libraries, with co-presenters David Ketchum & Michael Mulligan. NWILL 2015, Portland, OR, September 2015.
  • IDS Logic: Help Us Help You, with co-presenter Michael Mulligan. IDS Project Conference 2015, Watertown, NY, August 2015.
  • IDS Logic: Development Update, with co-presenter Michael Mulligan. IDS Project Conference 2015, Watertown, NY, August 2015.
  • ILLiad Addons Discussion Group, with co-presenter Logan Rath. IDS Project Conference 2015, Watertown, NY, August 2015.
  • Pre-Conference: ILLiad Client Addon Creation Session. IDS Project Conference 2015, Watertown, NY, August 2015.
  • IDS Project: Extending Community & Innovation. SUNYLA 2015, SUNY Purchase, June 2015.
  • What is IDS Logic? University of Maryland Baltimore County & USMAI (virtual), May 2015.
  • IDS Project Regional User Groups: IDS Logic Update, Eastern User Group Meeting, SUNY Binghamton; Western User Group Meeting, SUNY Brockport; METRO User Group Meeting, METRO NY Library Council (virtual presentation), April 2015.
  • Innovation Challenge: The Future of Our Library (Expert and Judge). SUNY Polytechnic Institute Cayan Library, Utica, NY, March 2015.
  • IDS Project: Extending Community & Innovation, with co-presenters Ron Figueroa, Michael Mulligan, Beth Posner, Karen Okamoto, Shannon Pritting, Logan Rath, Steelsen Smith, and Mark Sullivan.  ILLiad International 2015 Conference, Virginia Beach, VA, March 2015.
  • More of the Same: Searching for Alternative Resources, with co-presenter Steelsen Smith. OCLC Developer House 2014, Dublin, OH, December 2014.
  • Automating Interlibrary Loan Workflows Using IDS Logic. New York Library Association Conference, Saratoga Springs, NY, November 2014.
  • Train the Trainer: New ILL Staff, with co-presenters Tim Bowersox and Sreedevi Satyavolu. IDS Project Conference 2014, Syracuse, NY, August 2014.
  • User Centric Improvements with ILLiad and NCIP, with co-presenter Leila Smith. IDS Project Conference 2014, Syracuse, NY, August 2014.
  • Pre-Conference: ILLiad Client Addon Creation Session. IDS Project Conference 2014, Syracuse, NY, August 2014.
  • Managing ILLiad Transactions in Aleph via NCIP Interoperability, with co-presenter Hank Sway.  ELUNA 2014, Montréal, Québec, Canada, April 2014.
  • IDS Project Update, with co-presenters Micquel Little and Mark Sullivan.  ILLiad International 2014 Conference, Virginia Beach, VA, March 2014.
  • IDS Project Regional User Groups: Modifying Your ILLiad Webpages, with co-presenters Tim Bowersox, Michelle Eichelberger, Micquel Little, Lynne Marus, Christine Sisak, and Logan Rath. Western User Group meeting, Rochester Regional Library Council, Fairport, NY, October 2013.
  • IDS Project Overview (What we do, how we do it, and why). IDS Project Conference 2013, Syracuse, NY, August 2013.
  • ILLiad Customization Manager 501, with co-presenters Tim Bowersox, Logan Rath, and Christine Sisak. IDS Project Conference 2013, Syracuse, NY, August 2013.
  • IDS Project:  Community and Innovation, with co-presenters Tim Bowersox, Michael Curtis, Micquel Little, Lynne Marus, Philip Mui, Michael Mulligan, Beth Posner, Karen Okamoto, Shannon Pritting, Logan Rath, Christine Sisak, Mark Sullivan, and Dan Trout.  ILLiad International 2013 Conference, Virginia Beach, VA, March 2013.
  • The IDS Project User Groups: Sharing and Training Resources with Resource Sharers, with co-presenters Micquel Little, Philip Mui, Karen Okamoto, Beth Posner, Logan Rath, and Christine Sisak.  ILLiad Conference 2013, Virginia Beach, VA, March 2013.
  • IDS Project Regional User Groups:  ILL/DD Statistics, with co-presenter Shannon Pritting.  Western User Group meeting, Rochester Regional Library Council, Fairport, NY, October 2012.
  • IDS Project:  New CUNY Instance of IDS Search, with co-presenters Ed Rivenburgh and Cyril Oberlander.  CUNY Baruch Newman Library, New York, NY, April 2012.
  • IDS Project:  The Only Constant is Change, with co-presenters Jennifer Acker, Tim Bowersox, Karen Gardner-Athey, Micquel Little, Lynne Marus, Philip Mui, Beth Posner, Shannon Pritting, Logan Rath, Ed Rivenburgh, Jesslynn Shafer, and Mark Sullivan.  ILLiad International 2012 Conference, Virginia Beach, VA, March 2012.
  • Navigating the IDS Website:  Report on initial findings of a pilot study, with co-presenters Caitlin Pemberton, Katherine Ksiazek, Dr. Maria P. Liwanag, Dr. Brian Morgan, and Dr. Ann Marie Lauricella. SUNYLA Conference, SUNY Plattsburgh, May 2011.
  • Transforming Teaching and Learning by Engaging in Music Eye Movement and Miscue Analysis, with co-presenter Dr. Maria P. Liwanag. International Technology, Education and Development Center Conference, Valencia, Spain (virtual), March 2011. 
  • Booktrailers and Eye Movement Miscue Analysis: Technologies that Extend our Notions of Reading, with co-presenters Dr. Maria P. Liwanag, Steve Dresbach, and Melinda Benamati. 3Ts Conference, Fulton Montgomery Community College, March 2011.
  • IDS Search usability studies through the EMMA Methodology, with co-presenters Katherine Ksiazek, Caitlin Pemberton, Dr. Maria P. Liwanag, Dr. Brian Morgan, and Dr. Ann Marie Lauricella. GREAT Day, SUNY Geneseo, March 2011.  
  • What Eye Movement and Miscue Analysis (EMMA) Reveal about Reader Strategies:  Lessons Learned and Resources, with co-presenters Dr. Maria P. Liwanag and Melinda Benamati. New York State English Council Conference, Albany, NY, October 2010. 
  • Understanding the Transaction of Digital Literacies:  Using EMMA Techniques to Learn How Users Navigate IDS Search. IDS Project Conference, SUNY Oswego, August 2010.
  • Digital Video Recording Computer for the recording of Eye Movement Miscue Analysis (EMMA) sessions. 7th Annual Miscue Analysis Conference, Hofstra University, June 2010.
  • Music, Eye Movement, and Miscues: Examining strategies when sight-reading music, with co-presenter Dr. Maria P. Liwanag. 6th Annual Miscue Analysis Conference, Hofstra University, June 2009.
  • The Eye Movement Analysis of Sight-Reading Piano Music, with co-presenter Dr. Maria P. Liwanag. GREAT Day, SUNY Geneseo, March 2009.

Publications:

  • Contributing Author in Litsey, R. (2017). Resources anytime, anywhere: How interlibrary loan becomes resource sharing. Cambridge, MA: Chandos Publishing.
  • Mentioned in American Libraries magazine (May 2017) "Top Library Tech Trends" article:  https://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/2017/05/01/top-library-tech-trends/
  • Pritting, S., Jones, W., Jackson, T., & Mulligan, M. (2016). Enhancing resource sharing access through system integration. Journal of Interlibrary Loan, Document Delivery & Electronic Reserve, 26(1), 1-14. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1072303X.2017.1305034
  • Pritting, S., Jones, W. & Mulligan, M. (2016). Strengthening resource sharing through community driven development and innovation. Paper presented at: IFLA WLIC 2016 – Columbus, OH – Connections. Collaboration. Community in Session S06 - Satellite Meeting: Document Delivery and Resource Sharing. In: Transforming resource sharing in a networked global environment, 10 – 11 August 2016, Washington DC, USA.  http://library.ifla.org/1933/
  • Jones, B. & Steelsen, S. (2015). Developer House Project: More of the same - faster results with related resources.  OCLC Developer Network.  https://www.oclc.org/developer/news/2015/developer-house-more-of-the-same.en.html
  • Pritting, S. & Jones, W. (2015). Advancements in real-time availability in Interlibrary Loan. Journal of Interlibrary Loan, Document Delivery & Electronic Reserve, 25(1-2), 25-38. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1072303X.2016.1143905
  • Jones, W., Pritting, S., & Morgan, B. (2014). Understanding availability: Usability testing of a consortial interlibrary loan catalog. Journal of Web Librarianship, 8(1), 69-87. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/19322909.2014.872967
  • Sullivan, M. Jones, W., Little, M., Pritting, S., Sisak, Chris, Traub, A. & Zajkowski, M. (2013). IDS Project: Community and innovation. In A. Woodworth (Ed.), Advances in Librarianship (pp. 279-309). Bingley, United Kingdom: Emerald Group Publishing Limited.  https://fisherpub.sjfc.edu/library_pub/31/
  • Liwanag, M.P. & Jones, W. (2011). Transforming teaching and learning by engaging in music eye movement miscue analysis research. INTED2011 Proceedings (pp. 2746-2750). Valencia: Spain.