Lisa A Ellis

Assc Professor

Library

Department: Library

Areas of expertise:

Email Address: lisa.ellis@baruch.cuny.edu

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Education

M.A., Art History, Hunter College

M.L.S., Library Science, Rutgers University

AB, Art History, Dartmouth College

SemesterCourse PrefixCourse NumberCourse Name
Spring 2023LIB3040Information and Society
Spring 2023COM3040Information and Society
Spring 2023PAF3040Information and Society
Fall 2022PAF3040Information and Society
Fall 2022COM3040Information and Society
Fall 2022LIB3040Information and Society
Spring 2021LIB3040Information and Society
Spring 2021PAF3040Information and Society
Spring 2021COM3040Information and Society
Fall 2020LIB3010Topics in Information Studies
Fall 2020PAF3040Information and Society
Fall 2020LIB4900Advanced Topics in Information
Fall 2020LIB3040Information and Society
Fall 2020COM3040Information and Society
Spring 2020COM3040Information and Society
Spring 2020PAF3040Information and Society
Spring 2020LIB3040Information and Society
Fall 2019LIB3010Topics in Information Studies
Spring 2019LIB3040Information and Society
Spring 2019PAF3040Information and Society
Spring 2019COM3040Information and Society
Spring 2018COM3040Information and Society
Spring 2018LIB3040Information and Society
Spring 2018PAF3040Information and Society
Fall 2016LIB3010Topics in Information Studies
Spring 2016LIB3040Information and Society
Spring 2016PAF3040Information and Society
Spring 2016COM3040Information and Society
Fall 2015LIB3040Information and Society
Fall 2015PAF3040Information and Society
Fall 2015COM3040Information and Society
Spring 2014PAF3040Information and Society
Spring 2014COM3040Information and Society
Spring 2014LIB3040Information and Society
Fall 2013LIB3040Information and Society
Fall 2013PAF3040Information and Society
Fall 2013COM3040Information and Society
Spring 2013LIB3040Information and Society
Spring 2013COM3040Information and Society
Spring 2013PAF3040Information and Society
Fall 2012COM3040Information and Society
Fall 2012LIB3040Information and Society
Fall 2012PAF3040Information and Society
Spring 2012COM3040Information and Society
Spring 2012LIB3040Information and Society
Spring 2012PAF3040Information and Society
Fall 2011PAF3040Information and Society
Fall 2011LIB3040Information and Society
Fall 2011COM3040Information and Society
Spring 2011COM3040Information and Society
Spring 2011LIB3040Information and Society
Spring 2011PAF3040Information and Society
Spring 2010LIB3020Knowledge Processes and Transf
Fall 2006LIB1016Info Research In Bus
Spring 2006LIB3020Knowledge Processes and Transf
Fall 2005LIB3020Knowledge Processes and Transf
Spring 2005LIB3020Knowledge Processes and Transf
Fall 2003FRO1000First Year Seminar

Books

Ellis, L. A. (2016). Teaching Reference Today: New Directions, Novel Approaches. (p. 370). Lanham, MD, USA, Rowman & Littlefield.

Journal Articles

Ellis, L., & Peña, A. (2015). Crowdsourcing as an approach to custormer relationship building in academic libraries. College & Undergraduate Libraries, 22(3-4). 273-295.

Ellis, L. (2014). Beyond a common approach: teaching students the ethical practice of reference. the Reference Librarian/Routledge (Taylor & Francis Group), 55(3). 212-223.

Ellis, L., Hartnett, J., & Waldman, M. (2008). Building Bearcat. NetConnect, Supplement to Library Journal, Summer. 6-8.

Ellis, L. (2004). Approaches to teaching through digital reference. Reference Services Review , 32(2). 103-119.

Ellis, L., & Bornstein, J. (2002). Quality business information: Free web sites vs. traditional databases. Business & Finance Division Bulletin, Special Libraries Association, Fall. 27-30.

Book Chapters

Ellis, L. (2012). More than just a drop in the bucket: Black instructional librarians teaching for academic success. In Jackson, A. P., Jefferson Jr., C., & Nosakhere , A. S. (Eds.), The 21st-Century Black Librarian in America: Issues and Challenges (pp. 111-114). Lanham, MD,USA. Scarecrow Press, Inc.

Presentations

Ellis, L., Johnson, K., Robinson, J., & Bromberg, P. (2011, June 27). Behind the Text: Pulling Back the Curtain on Virtual Reference. Annual Conference. New Orleans, LA: American Library Association (ALA).

Peña, A., Ellis, L., & Tuthill, C. (2010, March 4). Creating Next Generation Library Tours: Learning about the Newman Library through Portable Technologies. Thirteenth Annual Teaching and Technology Conference. Baruch College (CUNY)

Waldman, M., Ellis, L., Francoeur, S., Hartnett, J., &, & Ormsby, R. (2008, March 28). Bearcat search: Implementing federated searching at the Newman Library. Eleventh Annual Teaching and Technology Conference. Baruch College (CUNY)

Ellis, L. (2006, November 30). . Library stories: Perspectives from students and librarians. Video Presentation for Baruch students and Newman Library patrons. Baruch College (CUNY)

Ellis, L. (2005, December 31). . (2005, April 15). Promoting discipline-specific information competency skills through a direct marketing resource center in the library. Paper presented at the Baruch Teaching and Technology Conference, Baruch College, New York.

Ellis, L., &, & Weiser, J. (2005, December 31). . (2005, March 11). Strategic searching in online databases – A legal application. Poster session at the Integrating Information Literacy and Communication Skills Across the Curriculum: Learning Goals and Assessment Conference, Baruch College, New York.

Ellis, L., &, & Bailin, A. (2005, December 31). . (2005, June 10). Information studies minor. Presentation at Library Association of City University of New York (LACUNY) Spring Membership Meeting.

Ellis, L., Bailin, A., Francoeur, S., Peña, A., &, & Pollard, B. (2004, December 31). . (2004, March 26). Instructional technology: An integrated approach. Paper presented at the Baruch Teaching and Technology Conference, Baruch College, New York.

Bailin, A., Ellis, L., Francoeur, S., Pena, A., & Pollard, B. Instructional technology: An integrated approach. Baruch Teaching and Technology Conference. New York, NY: Baruch College.

Ellis, L., Bailin, A., Peña, A., &, & Pollard, B. (2003, December 31). . (2003, November 14). Using technology in library instruction. Paper presented at the City University of New York IT Conference: Instructional/Information Technology in CUNY: Issues, Innovations, Integration.

Pena, A., Bailin, A., Ellis, L., Francoeur, S., &, & Pollard, B. (2003, December 31). . (2003, November 14). Instructional/information technology in CUNY: Issues, innovations, and integration: Using technology in library instruction. Paper presented at the Second Annual CUNY-wide IT Conference for Librarians and Faculty.

Ellis, L. (2002, December 31). . (2002, November). Teaching through e-mail reference: Promoting thoughtful engagement in a digital environment. Proceedings of the 4th Annual Virtual Reference Desk Conferences: Charting the Course for Reference: Toward a Preferred Future, http://www.vrd.org/conferences/VRD2002/proceedings/ellis.shtml.

Ellis, L., &, & Francoeur, S. (2001, December 31). . (2001, August). Applying information competency to digital reference. The 67th International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA) Council and General Conference Proceedings. Libraries and Librarians Making a Difference in the Knowledge Age, http://www.ifla.org/IV/ifla67/papers/057-98e.pdf.

Ellis, L., Downing, A., &, & Francoeur, S. (2001, December 31). . (2001, March 9). Digital reference service. Paper presented at the Breakout Session at Baruch College’s Fourth Annual Teaching and Technology Conference, Baruch College, New York.

Ellis, L., &, & Francoeur, S. (2001, December 31). . (2001, May 18). Reaching out to the college community through digital reference. Presentation at the Breakout Session at LACUNY (Library Association of the City University of New York) Institute 2001, Information Literacy: Reaching Diverse Populations.

Francoeur, S., & Ellis, L. (2001, December 31). . (2001, November 12). Information competency standards in chat reference. Proceedings of the 3rd Annual Virtual Reference Desk Conference: Setting Standards and Making It Real, http://www.vrd.org/conferences/VRD2001/proceedings/francoeur.shtml.

Ellis, L., &, & Francoeur, S. (2001, December 31). . (2001, November 2). Chat reference at Baruch College. Presentation at the Library Association of the City University of New York (LACUNY)–Electronic Information Services Committee’s Fall 2001 Workshop: Distance Learning and Academic Libraries in the 21st Century.

Other Scholarly Works

Ellis, L. (2003). Esteban Vicente. The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives. 6529-531.

Ellis, L. (2000). Contributed to digital version of Contexts and Comparisons: A student guide to the Great Works course by Paula S. Berggren at http://newman.baruch.cuny.edu/digital/2000/c_n_c/.

Agee, W., Davis, R., Ellis, L., Jorge, Y., Kienholz, K., Lapierre, A., Martegani, M. L., Lukowski, C., McAlpine, E., & Manishewitz, R. (1994). Paths of abstraction: Painting in New York 1944 – 1981, Selections from the Ciba Art Collection.

Research Currently in Progess

Ellis, L.(n.d.). Application of IL to decision making systems: Helping students to pose questions and evaluate results. In Progress.

Ellis, L.(n.d.). Found enough relevant information? Evaluation of information seeking in federated searching . In Progress.

Ellis, L.(n.d.). Services rendered and services received: The differences between librarian and user preferences for reference engagement . In Progress.

Ellis, L.(n.d.). The value of library instruction to colleges and universities: What’s the return on investment. In Progress.

TitleFunding Agency SponsorStart DateEnd DateAwarded DateTotal FundingStatus
Is it Good Enough? The Evaluation of Results in Federated SearchingPSC-CUNY 4007/01/200906/30/20103985Completed
Honor / AwardOrganization SponsorDate ReceivedDescription
Baruch College Recognition Award for Scholarship and Creative Achievement2005
Literati Club Award for Excellence for Outstanding Paper of 2005 in Reference Services ReviewEmerald2005
Top 20 Articles for 2004 by Library Instruction Round Table American Library Association2004
Student Chapter of the Year AwardAmerican Society for Information Science (ASIS)1999
Recipient of Ralph J. Bunche Fellowship (1997-1999)Rutgers University 1997

Department

Committee NamePosition RoleStart DateEnd Date
Library Curriculum CommitteeCommittee Chair9/1/2012Present
Library Curriculum CommitteeCommittee Member1/1/2000Present
Peer Observation of Teaching1/1/20075/31/2016
Library Department Secretary9/1/20135/31/2015
Library Information Literacy Advisory Committee (LILAC) Subcommittee on AssessmentCommittee Member9/1/20079/30/2012
Digital Reference SubcommitteeCommittee Member6/1/20025/31/2011
E-Mail Reference ServicesAdministrator6/1/20025/31/2011
Library Redesign CommitteeCommittee Member9/1/20095/31/2010
Ad Hoc Committee on Federated Search Committee Member5/1/20076/30/2008
Library Curriculum CommitteeCommittee Chair9/1/20055/31/2008
Classroom Redesign CommitteeCommittee Member1/1/20068/31/2007
Information Research Skills Focus GroupCommittee Chair1/31/2006
Research ConsultationsAdministrator9/1/200212/31/2005
Interactive Development GroupCommittee Member1/1/200212/31/2005
Subject Guide CommitteeCommittee Member6/1/20025/31/2003
Subotnick Financial Services Center CommitteeCommittee Member9/1/199912/31/2002
Steering Committee for Library/Faculty Technology CollaborationCommittee Member1/1/199912/31/2002
Baruch College and Brooklyn College Joint Committee on Training and DevelopmentCommittee Member1/1/20015/31/2002
Library Curriculum CommitteeSecretary6/1/20005/31/2002
Digital Reference Working GroupCommittee Member6/1/200012/31/2001
Information Fair SubcommitteeCommittee Member8/31/2001

College

Committee NamePosition RoleStart DateEnd Date
College Academic Review CommitteeCommittee MemberPresent
Academic Freedom and Responsibility CommitteePresent
Library Curriculum CommitteeCommittee ChairPresent
Library Curriculum CommitteeCommittee MemberPresent
School Academic Review CommitteeCommittee Member5/31/2016
Peer Observation of Teaching5/31/2016
Library Department Secretary5/31/2015
College Academic Review Committee12/31/2012
Library Information Literacy Advisory Committee (LILAC) Subcommittee on AssessmentCommittee Member9/30/2012
Digital Reference SubcommitteeCommittee Member5/31/2011
E-Mail Reference ServicesAdministrator5/31/2011
Library Redesign CommitteeCommittee Member5/31/2010
Committee on Library5/31/2009
Ad Hoc Committee on Federated Search Committee Member6/30/2008
Library Curriculum CommitteeCommittee Chair5/31/2008
Baruch College/Merrill Lynch Entrepreneurship Competition5/31/2008
Classroom Redesign CommitteeCommittee Member8/31/2007
Information Research Skills Focus GroupCommittee Chair1/31/2006
Interactive Development GroupCommittee Member12/31/2005
Research ConsultationsAdministrator12/31/2005
Baruch College Learning Communities8/31/2004
College NOW5/31/2004
Educational Technology Committee5/31/2003
Subject Guide CommitteeCommittee Member5/31/2003
Subotnick Financial Services Center CommitteeCommittee Member12/31/2002
Steering Committee for Library/Faculty Technology CollaborationCommittee Member12/31/2002
Baruch College and Brooklyn College Joint Committee on Training and DevelopmentCommittee Member5/31/2002
Library Curriculum CommitteeSecretary5/31/2002
Digital Reference Working GroupCommittee Member12/31/2001
Information Fair SubcommitteeCommittee Member8/31/2001
Baruch Phonathon9/30/1999

University

Committee NamePosition RoleStart DateEnd Date
PSC Research Awards Panel on Computer Science and Library Committee Member2/1/2016Present
Student Affairs Committee of University Faculty SenateCommittee Member9/1/2014Present
University Advisory Council on DiversityCommittee Member9/1/2014Present
CUNY Library Assessment Committee9/1/2010Present
University Faculty SenateSenator for Baruch2/1/2009Present
PSC-CUNY Library Faculty Delegate Assembly1/1/2005Present
CUNY Task Force on Assessment Committee Member2/1/20111/31/2012
University Faculty Senate Research Awards Committee 9/1/20091/31/2012
LACUNYPresident1/1/200712/31/2008
LACUNYVice-President1/1/200612/31/2007
LACUNYDelegate1/1/200312/31/2007
PSC-CUNY Grant Evaluator12/31/2005
"The Arts in New York City"Guest lecturer for Honors College1/1/200212/31/2003
LACUNYAlternate Delegate1/1/199912/31/2001

Professional

OrganizationPosition RoleOrganization StateOrganization CountryStart DateEnd DateAudience
Library Association of the City University of New York (LACUNY)Officer, President/Elect/PastNew YorkUnited States9/1/20078/31/2008
Library Association of the City Unviersity of New York (LACUNY)Officer, Vice PresidentNew YorkUnited States9/1/20068/31/2007

Public

OrganizationPosition RoleOrganization StateOrganization CountryStart DateEnd DateAudience
Special Libraries Association (SLA), Business & Finance Division (1999-2002; 2007 - Present) MemberPresent
Library Association of the CUNY (LACUNY)Member1/1/1999Present
Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL)Member1/1/2000Present