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Ellen A Nelson

Name

[Nelson, Ellen A]
  • Librarian

Professional Preparation

    • 1992 MLS in Library ScienceTexas Woman's University
    • 1980 BA in SpanishHenderson State University

Appointments

    • Jan 2000 to Present Associate Librarian
      The University of Texas at Arlilngton
    • Jan 1999 to Jan 2000 Clinical & Medical Librarian
      Vanderbilt University Medical Center
    • Jan 1992 to Jan 1999 Assistant Librarian
      The University of Southern Mississippi

Memberships

  • Membership
    • Jan 2016 to Present American Library Association
    • Aug 2000 to Aug 2015 Special Libraries Association
    • Sept 1993 to Dec 1998 Southeast Library Association
    • Sept 1992 to Aug 1999 Mississippi Library Association
    • Jan 1992 to Dec 1998 Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society
  • Chair
    • Apr 1997 to Apr 1997 Phi Kapp Phi National Honor Society

Publications

      Newsletter Article 2006
      • SEL UpdateSpring 2006 • Vol 12 • No 1

        {Newsletter Article} [Non-refereed/non-juried]

      Journal Article 1999
      • Nelson, Antoinette and Pollyanne Frantz. Accessing Closed Collections, The Librarian Holds the Key.

                    Technical Services Quarterly, 1999; 17 (1): 31-36

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Book Review 1997
      • Nelson, Antoinette.  Book Review in Mississippi Libraries, Fall 1997: 61:3 on Oseola McCarty's

                    Simple Wisdom for Rich Living 
        {Book Review} [Non-refereed/non-juried]

      Journal Article 1995
      • Wilkes, Adeline and Antoinette Nelson. Subject Searching in Two Online Catalogs:  Authority Control vs.

                    Non-Authority Control, Cataloging & Classification Quarterly, 1995; 20 (3):  57-79

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Journal Article 1993
      • Nelson, Antoinette and et. al.  The Lost Years: Index to Mississippi Libraries, 1986-1990,

                    Mississippi Libraries, Winter, 1993; 57 (4): 116-121

        {Journal Article} [Non-refereed/non-juried]

Presentations

    • October  2008

      Overcoming the perils of Plagiarism:  A librarian's plan of action"  

      Workshop for SLIS students on skills related to teaching how to cite properly and not plagarize assignments, papers, etc.

    • March  2004

      “WebVoyage Redesign: Collaboration IS what gets IT done”

      Co-presenter with Diane Neal

    • October  1998

      A PowerPoint Tour of Special Collections

      Poster presented at Mississippi Library Association Annual Conference

    • June  1998

      Accessing Closed Collections, The Librarian Holds the Key

      Poster presented at American Library Association Annual Conference

    • October  1997

      The V Files, A Treasured Resource for any Library

      Poster presented at Mississippi Library Association Annual Conference

    • October  1996

      Accessing Closed Collections, The Librarian Holds the Key

      Poster presented at Mississippi Library Association Annual Conference

Projects

  • 2004
    • Jan 2004 to Dec 2008 Choice Reviewer
      Liu, Shu Q.  Bioregenerative engineering: principles and applications.  Wiley-Interscience, 2007.  Internet Resource / The Periodic Table of the Elements. URL: http://periodictable.com/ Internet Resource / Interactives: The Periodic Table.   URL: http://www.learner.org/interactives/periodic/index.html Marsh, Bill.  Plagiarism: Alchemy and remedy in Higher Education.  State University of NY, 2007 Shmaefsky, Brian Robert.  Biotechnology 101.  Greenwood, 2006.  (June 2007) Vettel, Eric J.  Biotech: the countercultural origins of an industry.  Univ. of Pennsylvania, 2006 (April 2007) Internet Resource.  Ocean World.  URL: http://oceanworld.tamu.edu/    (December 2006) Vaccari, David A. Environmental biology for engineers and scientists. Wiley-Interscience, 2006   (May 2006) Chen, Gang.  Nanoscale energy transport and conversion: a parallel treatment of electrons, molecules, phonons, and photons.  Oxford, 2005  (Jan. 2006) Chauvet, Gilbert.  The mathematical nature of the living world: the power of integration.  World Scientific, 2004  (Sept. 2005) Mikhelson, Ilya.  Structural engineering formulas.  McGraw-Hill, 2004  (Nov. 2004)
      Role: Other PI: Ellen Nelson

Courses

      • MAVS 1000-084 MAVS 1000 - First Year Experience

        First-time freshmen students (new high school graduates) who have been accepted into UT Arlington are required to take MAVS 1000.  MAVS 1000 orients students to life on campus and assists in the transition to college. Course content and assignments will help students identify their individual needs and skills which will affect their success, determine what resources are appropriate and available to them, and formulate a plan for an actively engaged and enriched experience on the campus.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • MAVS 1000-001 First Year Experience

        First-time freshmen students (new high school graduates) who have been accepted into UT Arlington are required to take MAVS 1000.  MAVS 1000 orients students to life on campus and assists in the transition to college. Course content and assignments will help students identify their individual needs and skills which will affect their success, determine what resources are appropriate and available to them, and formulate a plan for an actively engaged and enriched experience on the campus.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • MAVS 1000-030 First Year Experience

        First-time freshmen students (new high school graduates) who have been accepted into UT Arlington are required to take MAVS 1000.  MAVS 1000 orients students to life on campus and assists in the transition to college. Course content and assignments will help students identify their individual needs and skills which will affect their success, determine what resources are appropriate and available to them, and formulate a plan for an actively engaged and enriched experience on the campus.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • MAVS 1000-025 First Year Experience

        First-time freshmen students (new high school graduates) who have been accepted into UT Arlington are required to take MAVS 1000.  MAVS 1000 orients students to life on campus and assists in the transition to college. Course content and assignments will help students identify their individual needs and skills which will affect their success, determine what resources are appropriate and available to them, and formulate a plan for an actively engaged and enriched experience on the campus.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • UNIV 1131-001 ISSUES IN COLLEGE ADJUSTMENT

        The Freshman Potential for Academic Success Seminar (PASS) is required for first-year students on academic probation who want to improve their academic skills. Freshman PASS helps students become aware of the talents and strengths they already possess and how those may be applied to future academic success. Students will become more familiar with university policies and procedures to understand their probation situation more fully. Freshman PASS focuses on enhancing and improving specific learning skills and behaviors necessary for academic success, such as: goal setting, time management, note-taking, textbook reading, and test-taking strategies.

      • UNIV 1131-001 ISSUES IN COLLEGE ADJUSTMENT
        The Freshman Potential for Academic Success Seminar (PASS) is required for first-year students on academic probation who want to improve their academic skills. Freshman PASS helps students become aware of the talents and strengths they already possess and how those may be applied to future academic success. Students will become more familiar with university policies and procedures to understand their probation situation more fully. Freshman PASS focuses on enhancing and improving specific learning skills and behaviors necessary for academic success, such as: goal setting, time management, note-taking, textbook reading, and test-taking strategies.
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus 1 Link
      • UNIV 1131-001 ISSUES IN COLLEGE ADJUSTMENT

        The Freshman Potential for Academic Success Seminar (PASS) is required for first-year students on academic probation who want to improve their academic skills.Students will become more familiar with university policies and procedures to understand their probation situation more fully.Freshman PASS focuses on enhancing and improving specific learning skills and behaviors necessary for academic success, such as: goal setting, time management, note-taking, textbook reading, and test-taking strategies.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012 Download Syllabus 1 Link
      • UNIV 1131-003 ISSUES IN COLLEGE ADJUSTMENT

        The Freshman Potential for Academic Success Seminar (PASS) is required for first-year students on academic probation who want to improve their academic skills.Students will become more familiar with university policies and procedures to understand their probation situation more fully.Freshman PASS focuses on enhancing and improving specific learning skills and behaviors necessary for academic success, such as: goal setting, time management, note-taking, textbook reading, and test-taking strategies.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011 Download Syllabus 1 Link
      • UNIV 1302-003 College Learning
        An introduction to the learning strategies and behaviors necessary for academic success in academic programs and in personal and career development. Focus is on self-assessment, self-regulation, and employing cognitive and psychological theories and strategies for self-change. Students complete a self-change project based on theories and models of behavior modification. Gateway Advantage students are required to enroll in this course during their first semester.
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010 Download Syllabus 1 Link
      • EDUC 1131-005 COLLEGE ADJUSTMENT
        Student counselors, under the supervision of Counseling Services, in group discussion will communicate academic survival information, analyze potential academic and social problems, and assist in implementing individualized corrective measures.
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010 Download Syllabus
      • EDUC 1302-009 College Learning

        An introduction to the learning strategies and behaviors necessary for academic success in academic programs and in personal and career development. Focus is on self-assessment, self-regulation, and employing cognitive and psychological theories and strategies for self-change. Students complete a self-change project based on theories and models of behavior modification. Gateway Advantage students are required to enroll in this course during their first semester.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009 Download Syllabus 1 Link
      • EDUC 1131-003 Freshman PASS
        The Freshman Potential for Academic Success Seminar (PASS) is required for first-year students on academic probation who want to improve their academic skills.Freshman PASS helps students become aware of the talents and strengths they already possess and how those may be applied to future academic success.Students will become more familiar with university policies and procedures to understand their probation situation more fully.Freshman PASS focuses on enhancing and improving specific learning skills and behaviors necessary for academic success, such as: goal setting, time management, note-taking, textbook reading, and test-taking strategies.
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2009 Download Syllabus 1 Link

Service to the Community

  • Appointed
    • Sept 2010 to  Aug 2011 Arlington Public Library Advisory Board

      Member

    • Sept 2011 to  Aug 2015 Arlington Public Library Advisory Board

      Chair

Service to the Profession

  • Volunteered
    • Apr 2001 to  Present Special Libraries Association (SLA)

      Member

Service to the University

  • Elected
    • Sept 2005 to  Aug 2010 Committee on Inclusion and Diversity, formerly Status of Women and Minorities

      Co-Chair

  • Volunteered
    • Sept 2008 to  Present University Sustainability Committee

      Member and member of sub-group: 

      • Curriculum, Research and Community Engagement