Laura Pope Robbins
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Chair, Library Department
Professor / Reference Librarian
Office: RC 207F
Phone: 631.244.5023
Fax: 631.244.3374
E-mail: pope-rol

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Education

M.B.A. Information Systems Management, Dowling College
M.L.S. University of Washington
B.A. English, SUNY Stony Brook
I.P. Katharine Gibbs

Certifications

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

Blog

What I Read

Papers

Pope Robbins, L. (2015, August 25). Anime Encyclopedia Review [Blog Post]. Retrieved from http://ccgclibraries.com/anime-encyclopedia-review/.

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). Creating an OpenURL resolver. OCLC Systems & Services: IDLP, 22(2), 115–121.

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

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). Sources of information on antiquities theft. Retrieved from http://wwwx.dowling.edu/library/papers/laura/theft.html

Presentations

Buono, M., Firer, J., McGivney, C., & Pope Robbins, L. (16, April, 2015). Accessing anime and managing manga in libraries and classrooms. Panel conducted at Long Island Libraries and Pop Culture Conference, Oakdale, NY.

Pope Robbins, L. (2014, October 17). Navigating the technology landscape. Presented as part of the 2014 ASLD/DASL Joint Annual Conference on Emerging Technologies in the Modern Academic Library, Suffolk Community College - Grant Campus, Brentwood, NY.

Kociolek, M., McGivney, C., Pope Robbins, L., & Weisenstien, E. (2013, October). Women in comics and anime. Panel conducted at New York Comic Con, New York, NY.

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. (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.

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.

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

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

Video Tutorials

Pope Robbins, L. [dowlinglibrarian]. (2015, September 17). Online library services [Video file]. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ue8rQTkr76w

Pope Robbins, L. [dowlinglibrarian]. (2015, September 11). Using FindIt@Dowling [Video file]. Retrieved from https://youtu.be/TV0CQMycZLQ

Pope Robbins, L. [dowlinglibrarian]. (2015, September 10). Finding a book [Video file]. Retrieved from https://youtu.be/TFT-WoB1ql8

Pope Robbins, L. [dowlinglibrarian]. (2014, August 5). Using a tablet to download library ebooks [Video file]. Retrieved from http://youtu.be/SOPlv29XXuc

Pope Robbins, L. [dowlinglibrarian]. (2012, January 9). Tracking my citations in Google Scholar [Video file]. Retrieved from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_gH5kjVtc1o

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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