Mary Ellen Sloane

User Services Librarian for Basic and Applied Sciences, Professor

Mary Ellen Sloane
(615) 898-2526
Room 144C, James E. Walker Library (LIB)
MTSU Box 13, Murfreesboro, TN 37132
Office Hours

Schedule an online research assistance appointment at: https://library.mtsu.edu/mesloane

Degree Information

  • MLS, San Jose State University (2003)
  • BA, California State University, Sacramento (1999)

Areas of Expertise

Mary Ellen Sloane's research interests are collection development, data science, data management and visalization, scholarly communication, research impact, electronic resources management, web site usability, and information literacy.

Biography

Mary Ellen Sloane is  the User Services Librarian for Basic and Applied Sciences at Middle Tennessee State University. She provides collection development support, scholarly communications advising, liaison services, and reference services. She previously held the positions of Electronic Resources Librarian and Web Services Librarian at MTSU and Reference and Instruction Librarian at Jackson State Community College.

Publications

Sloane, M. E., Quintel, D. F., & Groves, C. (2018). Lesson plan pilot project for physical science. Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, (90)

Iriarte-Gross, J., Sloane, M. E., Fitzgerald-Quintel, D., Listhartke, H., & Groves, C. (2018). Building new information literacy collaborations at MTSU between library faculty and chemistry faculty. Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, 255 

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Sloane, M. E., Quintel, D. F., & Groves, C. (2018). Lesson plan pilot project for physical science. Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, (90)

Iriarte-Gross, J., Sloane, M. E., Fitzgerald-Quintel, D., Listhartke, H., & Groves, C. (2018). Building new information literacy collaborations at MTSU between library faculty and chemistry faculty. Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, 255 

FitzGerald Quintel, D., Sloane, M.E., Troelstrup, A. (2018) Evaluating and Reporting on Authority in Scientific Information. In J.L. Mattson and M.K. Oberlies (Eds.) “Framing Information Literacy: Teaching Grounded in Theory, Pedagogy, and Practice”. Chicago, IL: Association of College and Research Libraries.  

FitzGerald Quintel, D., & Sloane, M. E. (2016). A brief introduction to ACRL's information literacy framework and how it may impact technical services. Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship, 28(3), 201-204.  

Sloane, M. E. (2016). Promoting author identifiers at colleges and comprehensive universities. Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship, 28(2), 127-129.  

As Mary Ellen Pozzebon:  

Mangrum, S., Pozzebon, M.E. (2012) Use of collection development policies in electronic resource management. Collection Building, 31, 3, 108-114.  

Pozzebon, M.E., Liedtka, T., Luck, D. (2009). Partner Your Way to Success: Advancing Consortia Opportunities in the Volunteer State. In B. Bernhardt, L. Hinds, K. Strauch (Eds.), Charleston Conference Proceedings. Charleston, SC: Charleston Information Group, LLC.  

Geckle, B., Pozzebon, M.E., Williams, J. (2008). Records for Electronic Databases in the Online Catalog at Middle Tennessee State University. Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship, 20(4), 243-255.  

Pozzebon, M.E., Wang, J., West, K. (2008).  Providing and Managing Access to Subject Resources. Tennessee Libraries, 58(1). Retrieved 12/10/08 at http://www.tnla.org/associations/5700/files/581pozze.pdf.

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Presentations

Sloane, M.E., (2019, November). Data Management and Visualization Lesson Plan for Graduate Students. Presentation given at the 39th Annual Charleston Conference, Issues in Book and Serial Acquisition, Charleston, S.C. 

Sloane, M.E., (2019, March). What is data science? Moderated a forum at MTSU’s Learning, Teaching, & Innovative Technologies Center, Murfreesboro, TN.    

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Sloane, M.E., (2019, November). Data Management and Visualization Lesson Plan for Graduate Students. Presentation given at the 39th Annual Charleston Conference, Issues in Book and Serial Acquisition, Charleston, S.C. 

Sloane, M.E., (2019, March). What is data science? Moderated a forum at MTSU’s Learning, Teaching, & Innovative Technologies Center, Murfreesboro, TN.    

Sloane, M.E., (2019, March). Developing Collaborative Data Science Opportunities. Moderated a forum at MTSU’s Learning, Teaching, & Innovative Technologies Center, Murfreesboro, TN.  

Sloane, M.E., (2018, April). Open Data Forum. Moderated a forum at MTSU’s Learning, Teaching, & Innovative Technologies Center, Murfreesboro, TN.  

Iriarte-Gross, J., Sloane, M. E., Fitzgerald-Quintel, D., Listhartke, H., & Groves, C. (2018, March). Building new information literacy collaborations at MTSU between library faculty and chemistry faculty. American Chemical Society National Meeting.

Sloane, M.E., (2017, November). Bringing open data into focus on campus. Presentation given at the 37th Annual Charleston Conference, Issues in Book and Serial Acquisition, Charleston, S.C.  

Sloane, M.E., Meadows, A., Masciulli, J., Erdmann, C. (2016, November). Author Identifiers in the Research Life-Cycle. Presentation given at the 36th Annual Charleston Conference, Issues in Book and Serial Acquisition, Charleston, S.C.  

Sloane, M.E. (2016, October). Author Identifiers: ORCID and Researcher ID. Presentation given at the Tenn-Share Fall Conference in Nashville, TN.  

Sloane, M.E., Hajdik, D., Jennings, S., Welch, C.C., Liedtka, T. (2016, April). Leading at All Levels. Presentation at the Tennessee Library Association conference in Kingsport, TN.  

Sloane, M.E. (2016, March). Author Identifiers and Impact Metrics. Presentation at MTSU’s Learning, Teaching, & Innovative Technologies Center, Murfreesboro, TN. 

Sloane, M.E., Reed, K. (2015, February). Copyright guidelines and teaching tools. Presentation at the TBR Brightspace Ignite conference, Murfreesboro, TN.  

Sloane, M.E., Wagnon, D. (2015, September). Copyright and Fair Use: Definitions and Best Practices. Presentation at MTSU’s Learning, Teaching, & Innovative Technologies Center, Murfreesboro, TN.    

Sloane, M.E. (2013, November). Brace for Impact: New Means of Measuring Research Metrics. Presentation at the 2013 LITA Forum, Louisville, KY.  

As Mary Ellen Pozzebon:   

Mangrum, S., Pozzebon, M.E. (2011, March). The Role of Collection Development Policies in Today’s Academic Library. Presentation at the Electronic Resources and Libraries Conference, Austin, TX.  

Allison, L., Leidtka, T., Luck, D., Pozzebon, M.E. (2010, March). Partner Your Way to Success: A Progress Report on Advancing Consortia Opportunities in the Volunteer State. A Tenn-Share sponsored session at the Tennessee Library Association Annual conference in Memphis, TN.  

Pozzebon, M.E., Leidtka, T., Luck, D. (2009, November). Partner Your Way to Success: Advancing Consortia Opportunities in the Volunteer State. Presentation given at the 29th Annual Charleston Conference, Issues in Book and Serial Acquisition, Charleston, S.C.  

Pozzebon, M.E., & Taylor, M. (2009, March). Electronic Resources Management in Today’s Library. Three-hour workshop presented at the Association of College & Research Libraries 14th National Conference, Seattle, WA.  

Pozzebon, M.E., & West, K. (2008, April). Providing and Managing Access to Subject Resources. Presentation given at the Tennessee Library Association’s annual conference, Kingsport, TN.  

Pozzebon, M.E., Taylor, M., & Wang, J. (2007, October) Collaboration and innovation for the management of subject guides. Presentation given at the Tennessee Library Association’s College & University Library’s Section conference, Nashville, TN.  

Black, W., Pozzebon, M.E., & Taylor, M.  (2007, April). Strategies for Redesigning the Website to Reflect Library Transformation. Panel presentation at the Association of College & Research Libraries 13th National Conference, Baltimore, MD.  

Pozzebon, M.E. (2005, May). Tips for Getting Students Involved in Library Instruction. Presentation given at the Tennessee Library Association’s West Tennessee Academic Library Consortium Reference Librarians’ meeting, Lane College, Jackson, TN.  

Pozzebon, M.E. (2003, October). Distance Education Services. Presentation given at the Tennessee Library Association’s West Tennessee Academic Library Consortium Reference Librarians’ meeting, Jackson State Community College, Jackson, TN.  

Pozzebon, M.E. (2003, August). Instructional Technology for Libraries. Presentation given at the Tennessee Library Association’s West Tennessee Academic Library Consortium Reference Librarians’ meeting, Christian Brother’s University, Memphis, TN.  

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Awards

Tenn-Share DeAnne Nipp-Kientz Volunteer of the Year, 2018

Highly Commended paper award from 2013 Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence 

Tenn-Share Resource Sharing Award, 2010