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College of Business (Primary Contact)

I can help connect the faculty, staff and students in CoB to the appropriate librarian or library department for help with:

  • Research consultations
  • Library instruction and instruction guides
  • Obtaining library materials

Goverment Information Librarian for Federal and state government depository programs

Subject assistance in Business, Law, Government Information, Music and Maps

Valery King

Associate Professor, Teaching & Engagement and Government Information Librarian

Phone: (541) 737-7318
Mailling Address: 121 The Valley Library , Oregon State University , Corvallis, OR 97331-4501
Fax: (541) 737-8224
Primary Duties:
  • Primary Contact for the College of Business. 
  • Government Information Librarian 
  • General library instruction
  • Research consultation in subject specialties and government information
  • Collection Council member 2014-2016: collection development in Humanities and Social Sciences
Subjects: Music, Maps, Law, Government Information, Business

Brief CV

Education:

B.A., General Humanities, University of Oregon (1978)

M.L.S., University of Oregon (1979)

Research and Professional Interests:

Reference and virtual reference services

Government information and freedom of information

Pubs-presentations

Selected Publications:

"Cooperative Reference Desk Scheduling and Its Effects on Professional Collegiality." Co-published simultaneously in The Reference Librarian No. 83/84, 2003, pp. 97-118; and Cooperative Reference: Social Interaction in the Workplace (ed: Celia Hales Mabry) : Haworth Press, 2003, pp. 97-118.

"Supporting a Culture of Scholarship for Academic Librarians" with Richard Sapon-White and Anne Christie. portal: Libraries and the Academy 4.3, 2004, pp. 407-421.

"Music Research and Reference on the Internet." Guest column, Reference and User Services Quarterly, Volume 44, no. 2, Winter 2004 , pp. 111-115.

"Internet Resources: Music." College & Research Libraries News, Dec. 2005, Vol. 66 Issue 11, p778-781.

"Moving Back to Campus: Creating a Local Virtual Reference Service" with Jane Nichols and Greg Padilla. Internet Reference Services Quarterly Vol. 11(3) 2006. Available online at http://irsq.haworthpress.com.

"Going Digital with Government Information." OLA Quarterly, vol. 12 no. 1 Spring 2006, Co-editor.

Committees

Professional Associations and Committees:
  • Oregon Library Association
    • Interest Group: Documents Interest Group of Oregon (DIGOR)
  • American Library Association (ALA)
    • Sections and Round Tables: RUSA, GODORT
  • Association of College Research Libraries (ACRL)
    • Sections: ANSS; LPSS

National Committees:

    Education Committee, Government Documents Round Table (GODORT), ALA 2005-2007
    Bibliography Committee, Anthropology and Social Science Section (ANSS), ACRL, ALA 2002-2004

State and Regional Committees:

   Oregon Library Association Executive Board (Treasurer) 2013-2015

   Oregon Library Association Conference Committee: 2010-11 (Registration chair); 2014 (Treasurer); 2015 (Treasurer)

    OLA/WLA Joint Conference Committee 2008 (Co-registrar)
    Documents Interest Group of Oregon (DIGOR), OLA, 1999- (Chair-elect, 2014-2015; Chair, 2011-2012; Chair-elect, 2010-2011; Secretary, 2005-2006; Past Chair, 2005-2006; Chair, 2004-2005
    L-net Advisory Board member, 2006-2008
    L-Net Summit Planning Committee, 2010-2011
University Service:

Undergraduate Admissions Committee, 2008-2011

Faculty Senate Bylaws and Nominations Committee, 2007-2009

OSU Safety Committee, 2000-2006