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Janet S Ward

Assistant Director of the Library, Web Services and Electronic Resources Librarian

Janet S. Ward, MLIS

Email Address

Office Number

864-488-8351

Janet is the Assistant Director of the AJ Eastwood Library, Associate Professor for the Interdisciplinary, Computer Science and Academic Research courses, Web Services Librarian, and Academic Advisor. Janet serves on the Faculty Development Committee, PASCAL Common Collection Committee, and Limestone's Technology Task Force Committee. She is also an Adjunct Professor for Spartanburg Community College in the Mechatronics Program.  Janet holds a Master of Library and Information Science from the University of South Carolina, a Bachelor of Science in Internet Management and Web Development and an Associate of Arts from Limestone College, and HR Management from Clemson University.  From a research perspective, Janet is interested in human-computer interactions and user experience and design.

Awards

PASCAL Chair Common Collections Committee
Limestone College AWE Core Faculty
Cherokee County First Steps Partnership Board

Professional Accomplishments

Publications and Presentations:
  • Meeting the Needs of Freshmen and Transfer Students: Using Library Guides and Instruction as Platform
    Internet Librarian, Monterrey, CA
    2018
  • Meeting the Needs of Freshmen and Transfer Students: Using Library Guides and Instruction as Platform
    Georgia International Conference on Information Literacy – Savannah, GA
    2018
  • Scholarship in Action: Meeting Students at their Point of Need
    Georgia International Conference on Information Literacy – Savannah, GA
    2017
  • Meeting the Needs of Freshmen and Transfer Students: Using Library Guides and Instruction as Platform  
    Georgia International Conference on Information Literacy – Savannah, GA
    2017
  • Collaborative Collection Management/Development 
    PASCAL Committee
    LIBRIS Conference, Columbia, SC
    2017
  • Freshman Lost on Campus: Meeting First Year Needs in One Package
    CREDO Reference
    ACRL Conference, Baltimore, MD
    2017
  • Freshman Lost on Campus: Meeting First Year Needs in One Package
    SCTEA, SC
    2017
  • Meeting the Needs of Freshmen and Transfer Students: Using Library Guides and Instruction as Platform  
    Winthrop Conference on Teaching and Learning
    Winthrop University, Winthrop, SC
    2016
  • Freshman Lost on Campus: Meeting First Year Needs in One Package
    Transforming Librarians through Technology Conference
    University of South Carolina Upstate, Spartanburg, SC 
    2016
  • Freshman Lost on Campus: Meeting First Year Needs in One Package
    Carolina Consortium, Greensboro, SC 
    2016
  • Partnerships That Work: Teaching Research Skills Through Successful Faculty-Librarian Collaborations
    Georgia International Conference on Information Literacy – Savannah, GA
    2016
  • Freshman Lost on Campus: Meeting First Year Needs in One Package
    Georgia International Conference on Information Literacy – Savannah, GA
    2015
  • Designing an Upper-Level Research Course in an Online Environment
    Georgia International Conference on Information Literacy – Savannah, GA
    2015
  • Freshman Lost on Campus: Meeting First Year Needs in One Package
    SCLA, SC
    2015
  • Library Services & Resources
    AWE Workshop & Retreat
    2014-2017
  • Apps in the Library
    Internet Librarian Conference, Monterey, CA 
    2014
  • Tea & Tidbits & New Faculty Orientation
    Limestone College
    2010-Pres
  • Limestone College Library Newsletter
    Connecting With Services
    2010-Pres

Education

  • Master of Library and Information Science - University of South Carolina
  • Bachelor of Science in Internet Management and Web Development - Limestone College
  • Associate of Arts - Limestone College