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Highsmith, Doug

Librarian

Photo of Doug Highsmith
Phone
(510) 885-3610

Email
doug.highsmith@csueastbay.edu

Fax
(510) 885-2049

Location
Hayward Campus Library- LI2137

Current Responsibilities

Reference; Instruction; Liaison — departments in the School of Business and Economics; Collection Development responsibilities — Management & Finance, and Marketing & Entrepreneurship

Education

AB, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
MSLS, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
MBA, Northern Illinois University DeKalb, IL

Course(s) Taught

Library 1210 (Introduction to Information Literacy)

Web Pages, Power Point Presentations & Library Guides Prepared

Research Interests

Popular culture, individual investing & mutual funds

Recent Scholarship (last 5 years)

Book Contributions

Fantasy and Horror: a Critical and Historical Guide, edited by Neil Barron co-author of chapter on “Fantasy and Horror Art and Illustration”

Magazines for Libraries (7th-11th editions) co-author of section on “Comic Books”

Articles

“About Face: Comic Books in Library Literature,” published in Serials Review v. 26, no. 2 (2000) — co-author.

Presentations

“The Coverage of Comic Books in Magazines for Libraries, 1969 – 2002″ — paper presented at Popular Culture Association 32nd Annual Conference (March 2002)

“About Face: Comic Books in Library Literature, 1970s-1990s” — paper presented at Popular Culture Association 31st Annual Conference (April 2001)

“Library 1010: Fundamentals of Information Literacy, & Other Collaborative Information Competency Activities at CSU, Hayward”– poster session presented at California Clearinghouse for Library Information workshop (April 2001)

“The Archives of Popular Culture at California State University, Fullerton”–paper presented at Popular Culture Association 29th Annual Conference (April 1999)

“The Long, Strange Trip of Barbara Gordon: Depictions of Librarians in Comic Books”–paper presented at Popular Culture Association 28th Annual Conference (April 1998)

Posted on 03.02.08

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