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Paula Barnett-Ellis

Subject specialty:

Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, Nursing, and Physics & Engineering.

Duties & Responsibilities

Provides reference assistance; maintains and develops the Health and Sciences collections in subjects including Biology, Computer Science, Mathematics, and Nursing; acts as a liaison between the library and the Nursing, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and Mathematical, Computing, & Information Sciences Departments, and conducts instruction sessions.

Normal Working Hours

Fall, Spring, May & Summer Sessions | Monday: 3:30 P.M.-11:00 P.M., Tuesday-Thursday: 8:00 A.M.-5:00 P.M., Friday: 7:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Biography:

Paula Barnett-Ellis is a native of Georgia, and holds two degrees from Georgia Southern University; B.S. in Home Economics, and B.S. in Journalism. She also has a Master of Mass Communications from The University of South Carolina. In addition, she received a Master of Library and Information Studies from The University of Alabama. She has completed the Calhoun County Master Gardener training program, and is currently the editor of the county's monthly MG newsletter.

Publications:

Peer Reviewed Journals:
  • Barnett-Ellis, Paula and Yingqi Tang, “User-centered Collection Development: A Citation Analysis of Graduate Biology Theses.” Collection Management v. 41 no. 1 (2016): 3-22.
  • Barnett-Ellis, Paula and Vann, Charlcie Pettway, “The Library Right There in My Hand: Mobile Services in a Medium-sized Regional University.” Southeastern Librarian v. 62 no. 2 (2014): 10-15.
  • Charnigo, Laurie and Paula Barnett-Ellis, "Checking out Facebook.com: The impact of a digital trend on academic libraries." Information Technology and Libraries, v. 26 no. 1 (March 2007): 23-34.
  • Barnett-Ellis, Paula and Sherri Restauri. "Nursing Student Library Usage Patterns in Online Courses: Findings & Recommendations, Internet Reference Services Quarterly. V. 11 no. 4 (2006): 117-138.
  • Poe, Jodi and Paula Barnett-Ellis, "Electronic Reserves for the Nursing Programs at Jacksonville State University. Journal of Interlibrary Loan, Document Delivery & Electronic Reserve. v. 17 no. 1/2 (2007): 67-81.
  • Paula Barnett-Ellis and Laurie Charnigo. "Wireless Networks in Medium-sized Academic Libraries," Library Information and Technology 24:1 (2005): 13-21
  • Paula Barnett-Ellis and Luke Griffin. "Faculty Use of Electronic Library Resources," Academic Exchange Quarterly 7 (2003): 152-156.
Columns
  • Barnett-Ellis, Paula and Marliese Thomas. "From the Editors." The Alabama Librarian v.58 no.1 (2007): p.1.
  • Barnett-Ellis, Paula and Jodi Poe. "Tech Notes: Beware the Blog." The Alabama Librarian v.57 no. 2, (2007):4-5.
  • Barnett-Ellis, Paula. “Meeting Reports: 2003 Winners, Scholarships for Librarians with Limited Institutional Support.” Synapse: Newsletter of Alabama Health Libraries Association v. 22 no. 4 (2003): 3.
Book Chapters
  • Accepted, Barnett-Ellis, Paula, and Charlcie Pettway Vann, “A Recipe for Collection Assessment: Mixing Together Key Ingredients to Make a Roux.” In Aaron W. Dobbs (Ed.), The Library Assessment Cookbook. Chicago: Association of College and Research Libraries.
Book Reviews
  • Barnett-Ellis, Paula. "A Review of "Reinventing Reference: How Libraries Deliver Value in the Age of Google." Journal of Web Librarianship 9, no. 4: (2015) 221-222.
  • Barnett-Ellis, Paula. “A Review of Building Communities: Social Networking for Academic Libraries.” Journal of Web Librarianship v. 9 no. 1 (2015). 58-59.
  • arnett-Ellis, Paula. “A Review of Designing Effective Library Tutorials: A Guide for Accommodating Multiple Learning Styles.” Journal of Web Librarianship v.8 no.3. (2014): 110-111.
  • Barnett-Ellis, Paula. “A Review of Marketing Your Library's Electronic Resources." Journal of Web Librarianship v. 8 no.2 (2014): 240-241.
  • Barnett-Ellis, Paula. “A Review of Fundamentals of Library Instruction by Monty L. McAdoo.” Reference and User Services Quarterly v. 52 no. 4 (2013): 345-345.
  • Barnett-Ellis, Paula. A Review of Optimizing Academic Library Services in the Digital Milieu: Digital Devices and Their Emerging Trends.” Journal of Web Librarianship v. 8 no.4 (2014):424-425.
  • Barnett-Ellis, Paula. “A Review of Science and Technology Resources: a Guide for Information Professionals and Researchers.” Journal of Web Librarianship v. 8 no.1 (2014): 110-111.
  • Barnett-Ellis, Paula. “A Review of face2face: Using Facebook, Twitter and Other Social Media to Create Great Customer Connections.” Journal of Web Librarianship v.7 no.3 (2013): 350-351.
  • Barnett-Ellis, Paula, “A Review of E-books in Academic Libraries.” Reference and User Services Quarterly v. 51 no.10 (2011): 84.
  • Barnett-Ellis, Paula. “A Review of Choosing Web 2.0 Tools For Learning and Teaching in a Digital World.” Journal of Web Librarianship v. 5 no. 2 (2011): 163-164.
  • Barnett-Ellis, Paula. "A Review of 'A Social Networking Primer for Librarians: The Tech Set-Volume 7'." Journal of Web Librarianship v. 4, no. 4 (2010): 474-475.
  • Barnett-Ellis, Paula, “A Review of Creating the Customer-Driven Academic Library by Jeannette Woodward.” Journal of Web Librarianship v. 4 no. 1 (2010): 100-101.

Presentations:

  • Accepted. Barnett-Ellis, Paula and Charlcie Vann, Alabama Library Association Annual Conference, "A Healthy Recipe for Collection Assessment," poster session, Gadsden, Alabama. April 2016.
  • Barnett-Ellis, Paula and Yingqi Tang, Alabama Library Association/Southeastern Library Association Convention, "User-centered Collection Development: A Citation Analysis of Graduate Biology Theses," poster session, Point Clear, Alabama. April 9, 2015.
  • Barnett-Ellis, Paula, New Nursing Faculty Orientation, "Library Introduction," JSU College of Nursing, Lurleen Wallace Hall. September 29, 2014.
  • Barnett-Ellis, Paula, New Nursing Faculty Orientation, "Library Introduction," JSU College of Nursing, Lurleen Wallace Hall. August 19, 2013.
  • Barnett-Ellis, Paula and Charlcie Pettway Vann, “Library Access "Right There in My Hand" poster session, Georgia Council of Media Organizations/Georgia Library Association/Southeastern Library Association, Macon, GA. October 4, 2012.
  • Barnett-Ellis, Paula and Charlcie Pettway Vann, "Library Access "Right There in My Hand", Alabama Library Association Annual Conference, April 25, 2012.
  • Barnett-Ellis, Paula, Nursing Faculty Development Workshop, "Finding Evidence-Based Practice Information," JSU College of Nursing and Health Sciences, Lurleen Wallace Hall. February 18, 2010.
  • Barnett-Ellis, Paula and Sherri Restauri Carson, Second Annual Mississippi Library 2.0 Summit, "Living and Thriving! In a Library 2.0 World," Mississippi State University, Starkville. June 20, 2008.
  • Barnett-Ellis, Paula and Sherri Restauri Carson, 2008 Alabama Library Association Annual Conference, "Living and Thriving! In a Library 2.0 World," Alabama Library Association, Birmingham. April 24, 2008.
  • Barnett-Ellis, Paula and Sherri Restauri Carson, Alabama Users Group Meeting, "Living and Thriving! In a Library 2.0 World," SOLINET, JSU. March 14, 2008.
  • Barnett-Ellis, Paula, “Using Zotero Reference Manager,” Public Services Librarians meeting, Jacksonville State University, Houston Cole Library, March 12, 2012.
  • Barnett-Ellis, Paula, “Finding Evidence-Based Practice Information,” Nursing Faculty Development Workshop, Jacksonville State University, Wallace Hall, February 18, 2010.
  • Barnett-Ellis, Paula and Dr. Sherri Restauri, “Living and Thriving! In a Library 2.0 World,” poster session, Second Annual Mississippi Library 2.0 Summit, Mississippi State University, Starkville, Mississippi, June 20, 2008.
  • Barnett-Ellis, Paula and Dr. Sherri Restauri, “Living and Thriving! In a Library 2.0 World,” SOLINET Alabama Users Group Meeting, Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, Alabama, March 14, 2008.
  • Barnett-Ellis, Paula, Alabama Library Association (ALLA) Annual conference in Birmingham, April 22-25. Poster presentation, “Living and Thriving! In a Library 2.0 World,” April 24, 2008.
  • Barnett-Ellis, Paula, Panelist for “Online Social Networks, the Good, the Bad and the Ugly,” College, University and Special Libraries Division Breakfast, Alabama Library Association Annual Conference, Mobile, Alabama, April 19, 2007.
  • Barnett-Ellis, Paula, and Laurie Charnigo, “Facebook-worms: The Impact of an Online Social Networking Trend on Academic Libraries," Mississippi Library 2.0 Summit, Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS, June 15, 2007.
  • Barnett-Ellis, Paula, Alabama Library Association's Annual Convention Best Practices #2: A Harvest of New Ideas - The Mini-Sessions! "Keeping Current in Academe with Blogs and RSS Feeds." Mobile, AL, April 18, 2007.
  • Barnett-Ellis, Paula, Alabama Library Association Annual Convention: Panel member for "Social Networks: The Good, The Bad and the Ugly" College and Special Libraries Division Breakfast and Business Meeting. Mobile, April 19, 2007.
  • Barnett-Ellis, Paula, Alabama Library Association Annual Convention: Presentation on converting RSS feeds into JavaScript and placing in Blackboard for "Beyond the Classroom: Harnessing Technology to Cultivate Information Literacy Skills and Media Education." Alabama Library Instruction Round Table (ALIRT). Mobile, AL, April 19, 2007.
  • Barnett-Ellis, Paula and Laurie Charnigo, Mississippi Library 2.0 Summit, poster presentation "Facebook-worms: The Impact of an Online Social Networking Trend on Academic Libraries," Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS, June 15, 2007.
  • Barnett-Ellis, Paula, Academe "Blogs and RSS Feeds: Keeping Current in Academe," September 2006.
  • Barnett-Ellis, Paula, American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference, Poster Session "Facebook-worms: The Impact of an Online Social Networking Trend on Academic Libraries," New Orleans, LA, June 2006.
  • Barnett-Ellis, Paula and Laurie Charnigo, Alabama Library Association, Poster Session "Offer it and They Will Come: Wireless Networks in Smaller Academic Libraries," Birmingham, April 2005.
  • Barnett-Ellis, Paula and Laurie Charnigo, Southeastern Library Association/North Carolina Library Association joint conference, Poster Session "Offer it and They Will Come: Wireless Networks in Smaller Academic Libraries," Charlotte, NC, November 2004.
  • Barnett-Ellis, Paula, Academe panel discussion "Capturing Our Students' (Cheatin') Hearts: Strategies for Finding and Exposing Plagiarism in the College Classroom." participant. November 2002.
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