Paul Orkiszewski

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Office: 
Belk Library: Room 362
Phone: 
828-262-6588
Fax: 
828-262-2797
Team: 
Technology Services
Title: 
Lead Librarian for Scholarly Communication and Intellectual Property
Rank: 
Associate Professor

Library Responsibilities

  • Lead, manage, establish policy and plan the library-wide scholarly communication program.
  • Lead development and implementation of an education program for Library staff on issues of scholarly communication and intellectual property.
  • Develop and implement a program to increase awareness among faculty and students about scholarly communication and intellectual property issues in the digital environment.
  • Act as the primary spokesperson at campus, system wide, state, national, and international levels for issues and policies relating to scholarly communication and intellectual property.
  • Serve as administrator for the Library‚Äôs Innovative Interfaces OPAC.

Education

  • Master of Library and Information Science. University of Texas at Austin. May 1989.
  • Bachelor of Music/Master of Music. Rice University, Shepherd School of Music. May 1988. Cum laude. Thesis: An analytic overview of the music of Carl Ruggles.

Service Interests

  • American Library Association
  • North Carolina Library Association
  • Watauga Humane Society

Scholarly Interests

  • Information Literacy
  • Outreach Services
  • Individual Research Consultations