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Library Project SME - Dr Valerie Hill, online 5:45 Pacific 8:45 Eastern

  • Jun 19, 2013 · 5:30 PM

Our hands on project for this course is to build an Agile Library.   What information can we glean from existing information science technology?    Dr Valarie Hill hold s PhD in Information Science as well as additional certificates.   As good business analysts, we want to understand the domain, possibilities, and customer needs so we can build a better library.  She will help us by giving us practice in talking to an expert to refine our user stories and architecture.

Come here Dr Hill talk describe web resources, virtual libraries, and have time for open discussion and interviews to get idea for our own library project.

Voice will be handled via phone bridge and/or voice over IP in with Sococo and our Agile Arena to supplement visualization.


Dr Hill's Bio

In 2012 Dr Hill received a PhD from Texas Woman's University in Library and Information Studies, Summa Cum Laude.  Her activities and societies include: Beta Phi Mu Chapter President, Phi Kappa Phi, American Library Association,Texas Library Association

Dr Hill is a librarian and Adjunct Instructor of Library and Information Science with a background in school librarianship. Strong interest in information literacy, human-computer interaction, and emerging technology trends in digital culture. Background as a National Writing Trainer, specializing in connecting literature to writing. Research area was the innovation of virtual worlds in libraries and education. Speaker on other emerging technology trends in education and librarianship.

Her specialties and interests include Multi-media production, video-editing, machinima, teaching writing, storytelling, children's literature, web 2.0, web 3.0, and global information literacy.

Some of her awards include

2011 Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society (inducted)
2010 Lewisville I. S. D. Librarian of the Year
2009 Lewisville I. S. D. Librarian of the Year finalist
2009 TWU Chancellor’s Research Scholar Award
2007 Texas Computer Education Assoc Librarian of Year Finalist
2007 LISD Model Technology Library Grant recipient
2007 Beta Phi Mu Library Honor Society (inducted)
2001 LISD Technology Award
2000 Texas State Reading Association Target Membership Award

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  • Mac F.

    A lot of great information and interaction. Thanks to Valerie and Bill

    June 20, 2013

  • AgileBill K.

    I had forgotten what an awesome speaker Val is. Her students are very fortunate. I especially liked how she painted a broader picture of curating information for the future.

    June 20, 2013

  • Devin B. H.

    I will be a few minutes late.

    June 17, 2013

  • Mac F.

    Looking forward to it.

    June 4, 2013

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