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Laura Pope Robbins

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Office: RC 207F
Phone: 631.244.5023
Fax: 631.244.3374
E-mail: pope-rol
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M.B.A. Information Systems Management, Dowling College
M.L.S. University of Washington
B.A. English, SUNY Stony Brook
I.P. Katharine Gibbs


NIH Certification, National Institutes of Health Office of Extramural Research, 2012
Certification in Copyright Leadership & Management, UMUC Center for Intellectual Property, 2011
Web Technologies Certificate, International Webmasters Association/HTML Writers Guild, 2006
Public Librarian's Professional Certificate, New York State, 1998


Information Instruction
Web Page
Aviation and Transportation Liaison
School of Business Liaison


My Google Scholar page.

Presentations & Papers

Pope Robbins, L. (2014, April). Bringing anime to academic libraries: A recommended core collection. Collection Building, 33 (2), 46-52.

Pope Robbins, L. (2014, April). Knimbus: Personal edition. The Charleston Advisor, 16, 19-22.

Pope Robbins, L. (2013, July). GoodReader or PDF Reader Pro: Which is better for reading and annotating? The Charleston Advisor, 15 (1), 5-11.

Pope Robbins, L. (2012, October). Mendeley or Zotero: Which should the mobile researcher use? The Charleston Advisor, 14 (2), 5-11.

Pope Robbins, L. (2011, April). Blekko. The Charleston Advisor, 12(4), 16-20.

Brink-Drescher, J., & Pope Robbins, L. (2009, January). Connotea. The Charleston Advisor, 10(3), 31-33.

Pope Robbins, L. (2008, July). del.icio.us. The Charleston Advisor, 10(1), 29-30.

Pope Robbins, L. (2008, April). Pidgin. The Charleston Advisor, 9(4), 38-39.

Pope Robbins, L., Esposito, L., Kretz, C., & Aloi, M. (2007). What a user wants: Redesigning a library’s web site based on a card-sort analysis. Journal of Web Librarianship, 1(4), 3-27.

Pope Robbins, L. (2006, December 5). Library instruction calendar. Presented as part of a CATs-sponsored program, Suffolk County Library System, Bellport, NY.

Pope Robbins, L., Esposito, L., Kretz, C., & Aloi, M. (2006, October 13). Library web page redesign: Finding out what your users want. Presented as a LILRC-sponsored program, Sachem Public Library, Holbrook, NY.

Pope Robbins, L. (2006). Creating an OpenURL resolver. OCLC Systems & Services: IDLP, 22(2), 115-121.

Pope Robbins, L. (2004, August 5). Millennium & ILL. Presented at the TriState Innovative Users Group meeting, New York City, NY.

Pope Robbins, L. (2003, May 9). DocMorph. Paper presented at the LILRC-sponsored program on Free ILL Software, Farmingdale, NY.

Davis, F., & Pope Robbins, L. (2003). Potentials of dynamic database-driven web sites. Learning to Make a Difference: Proceedings of the ACRL 11th National Conference (pp.139-144). Chicago, IL: American Library Association. PPT

Pope Robbins, L. (2002, December 6). Dynamic content delivery. Presented at the College of DuPage Library Teleconference on Effective web design: A fresh look, DuPage, IL.

Pope Robbins, L. (2002, March 8). Dowling College's Journal Locator. Presented at the LILRC/DASL sponsored program on Full-text journals: Where are they hiding?, Farmingdale, NY.

Davis, F., & Pope Robbins, L. (2002). Dynamic database-driven web sites: Planning, praise, and pitfalls. 17th Annual Computers in Libraries 2002: Collected Presentations - 2002 (pp. 43-48). Medford, NJ: Information Today, Inc. PPT

Pope Robbins, L. (2002). Creating an integrated periodicals listing using Microsoft Access and ASP scripts. OCLC Systems & Services, 18(1), 24-31.

Pope Robbins, L. (2001). Copyright. Presented at the Suffolk Cooperative Library System Reference Meeting, Bellport, NY.

Pope Robbins, L. (2001). Sources of information on antiquities theft.

Pope Robbins, L. (2000). Copyright. Guest lecturer for Queens College course on Introduction to Library Technology, Stony Brook, NY.

Video Tutorials

Pope Robbins, L. (2011, November 11). Downloading ebrary books [Video file]. Retrieved from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UGMQ_igR2TI

Pope Robbins, L. (2011, November 10). Book chapter downloads from ebrary [Video file]. Retrieved from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=80aRolYFnlI

Pope Robbins, L. (2011, June 24). Downloading ebooks to iPad [Video file]. Retrieved from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sHVz2GeOPR8

Pope Robbins, L. (2011, June 10). Finding biographical info [Video file]. Retrieved from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lyyb3GtG3UA

Pope Robbins, L. (2011, May 16). Finding a book by title [Video file]. Retrieved from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tWYOQX0MpX0

Pope Robbins, L. (2011, May 12). Using and, or, and not [Video file]. Retrieved from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HzlL_eyqHGE

Pope Robbins, L. (2011, May 3). Catalog extensions [Video file]. Retrieved from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FuQcYUM5gug

Pope Robbins, L. (2011, April 29). Why cite [Video file]. Retrieved from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zxgI3g8OPEo

Pope Robbins, L. (2011, April 26). Finding empirical studies [Video file]. Retrieved from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sz2CvuI1oBk

Pope Robbins, L. (2011, April 15). Noodlebib basics [Video file]. Retrieved from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OiPk4-XdS7U

Pope Robbins, L. (2011, March 18). Campus screening and copyright: Fair use? [Video file]. Retrieved from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yTOZryBNH10

Last updated April 22, 2014 by Laura Pope Robbins