June 2014 to June 2016 - Project Coordinator for Design for Learning: 21st Century Online Learning for Library Workers; IMLS Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Grant Project with the South Central Regional Library Council of New York and the iSchool at Syracuse University. http://d4l.syr.edu/
January 2002 to December 2003 - Instructional Designer/Trainer Rolling Prairies Library System DRA Staff
March 1999 to March 2014
- Adjunct Faculty, Belmont College, Information Services Program
July 1999 to July 2003
Contributing Editor - Business Information, Ohio Public Library Information
Network (OPLIN) Web Site.
January 1998 - November 2000-
Instructional Designer/Trainer Columbus Metropolitan Library System
August 1996 to August 1998
-Adjunct Faculty, University of Akron, College of Business Administration, Continuing Studies,
Center for Organizational Development and Division of Continuing Education
Sept. 1991 to August 1997- Adjunct Assistant Professor (Internet Training) College of Continuing Studies and School of Library and Information Science,
Kent State University
Sept. 1990 to Sept. 1995
Reference Librarian, Assistant Professor, Kent State University
August 1989 to Sept. 1990
Reference Librarian and Government Documents Coordinator, Bucknell University
Kovacs, Diane K. (2004) "Why Develop Web-Based Health Information
courses for Consumers " Library Trends Vol 53(2), Fall 2004:
Kovacs, Diane K and Robinson, Kara L. (2004)The Kovacs Guide to Electronic
Library Collection Development: Essential Core Subject Collections, Selection
Criteria, and Guidelines Neal-Schuman Publishers: New York.
Kovacs, Diane K. (2003) "Electronic Collection Development for Consumer
Health Information" Journal of Consumer Health on the Internet Vol
Kovacs, Diane K. (2003) "Family Trees on the Web" American
Libraries Vol 34(7):44-46.
Kovacs, Diane K.(2002) Genealogical Research on the Web. Neal-Schuman:
Kovacs, Diane K. and Elkordy, Angela. (2000) "Collection Development
in Cyberspace: Building an Electronic Library Collection" Library Hi-Tech Vol 18(4): 335-359.
Kovacs, Diane K. and Carlson, Ann L. (2000)How to find Medical Information
on the Internet: A Print and Online Tutorial for the Healthcare Professional
and Consumer. Library Solutions Press: Berkeley.
Kovacs, Diane K. (2000) Building Electronic Library Collections: The Essential
Guide to Selection Criteria and Core Subject Collections. Neal-Schuman Publishers:
Kovacs, Diane K. "Designing and Implementing Web-based Training in
Libraries" SLA Business & Finance Division Bulletin, Winter
Kovacs Diane K. "Building a Core Internet Reference Collection" RQ
Electronic Publishing in Libraries Special Theme Editor: Library Hi-Tech Winter 1999 Vol 17(1)
Kovacs, Diane K. (1997).The Internet Trainer's Total Solution Guide Van
Nostrand Reinhold Publishers: New York.
Kovacs, Diane K. and Kovacs, Michael J. (1997). Cybrarians Guide to
Successful Internet Programs and Services Neal-Schuman Publishers:
Day, Donald L. and Kovacs, Diane K. (Editors)(1996). Computers, Communication
and Mental Models Taylor & Francis Publishers:London.
Kovacs, Diane K. (1995). The Internet Trainer's Guide Van Nostrand
Reinhold: New York.
Directory of Electronic Journals, Newsletters and Academic Discussion Lists
(1991-continuous) 1st-6th Ed. Association of Research Libraries: Washington,
D.C. (compiled by Diane K. Kovacs, the Directory Team and ARL Staff (Drew
Mogge & Patricia Brennan).
Kovacs, Diane K., et al. (1990-continuous)1st-15th Revisions Directory
of Scholarly and Professional Electronic Conferences
Kovacs, Diane K. (1996). Key Guide to Electronic Resources: Language and
Literature. Information Today, Inc.:Medford,NJ. ISBN 1-57387-020-X
Cartwright, Phillip and Kovacs, Diane K. (1995). Beyond E-Mail: E-Conferences
and Academic Lists. CHANGE May/June :50-53.
Cartwright, Phillip. and Kovacs, Diane K. (1995). Beyond E-Mail: Electronic
Kovacs, Diane K., Robinson, Kara L., Dixon Jeanne.(1995). Scholarly E-Conferences
on the academic networks: How Library and Information Science Professionals
use them. JASIS: Journal of the American Society for Information Science.
Kovacs, Diane K., Schloman, Barbara F., McDaniel Julie A. (1994). A model
for planning and providing reference services using Internet resources. Library
Kovacs, Diane K. and Carlson, Ann (1994). Egszsggyi informci-forrsok a
BITNET/EARN s az Internet Hlzatokon. Orvosi Konyvtros 33(2):59-84.
(Resources for the health sciences on the BITNET/EARN and the Internet. Medical
Kovacs, Diane K. and Kovacs, Michael J. (1994). Creating and Maintaining
Listserv Mailing Lists and Electronic Journals. In Internet Unleashed.
SAMS Publishing:Indianapolis. 343-367.
Kovacs, Diane K., and Fleming Martha. (1993). Internet Resources and Humanities
Reference Service. IN Proceedings of the 30th Annual Clinic on Library Applications
of Data Processing, Emerging Communities: Integrating Networked In formation
into Library Services. April 4-6, 1993. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Robinson, Kara and Kovacs, Diane K. (1993). LibRef-L: Sharing Reference
Expertise over the Academic Networks. Wilson Library Bulletin 67(5):47-50.
Kovacs, Diane K. (1993) The best and worst government printing office CD-ROMS:
GOVDOC-L reports again. CD-ROM Professional 6(5): 58-61.
Kovacs, Diane K. (1992). Government Printing Office CD-ROMs: Where to find
information and access to government CDs. CD-ROM Professional 5(4):
Kovacs, Michael J. and Kovacs, Diane K. (1991) The state of scholarly electronic
conferencing. ENRAP: Electronic Networking Research, Applications, and
Policy, 1(2): 29-36.
Mckinzie, Steve and Kovacs, Diane K. (1991) E-Mail discussion lists: A
new dimension in resource sharing IN (eds.) Cargill, Jennifer and Graves,
Diane J. Advances in Library Resource Sharing, Vol. 2. Meckler:
Kovacs, Diane K.; McCarty, Willard and Kovacs, Michael. (1991). How to
start and manage a Bitnet-Listserv discussion group: A Beginner's Guide. PACS-L
Review, 2(1) (available as Kovacs Prv2n1 from Listserv@uhupvm1.uh.edu).
Kovacs, Diane K. (1991). Government Printing Office dissemination of government
documents on CD-ROM: Report from the Govdoc-L discussion list. CD-ROM
Professional 4(4): 36-38.
Kovacs, Diane K. (1991) Beyond Bitnet. IN the Proceedings of the 23rd Annual
Meeting of the Western Canadian Chapter of the American Society of Information
Scientists, Edmonton Alberta, Canada, September 20-22, 1991: University of
Kovacs, Diane K. (1990). GovDoc-L: Discussion of Government Documents Issues. GPO
Administrative Notes 11(23): 15-18.
Kovacs, Diane K. (1990).GovDoc-L: An online intellectual community of documents
librarians and other individuals concerned with access to government Information. Government
Publications Review 17: 411-420.
“Virtual Reference Competencies: Technical, Communications, and References Skills for Virtual Reference Librarians or How do we show we're better than just Googling?” October 26, 2007 Academic Library Association of Ohio Annual Meeting, Columbus, Ohio
“Electronic Collection Development and the Kovacs Guide: A History and Application” Ohio October 6, 2005, Library Council Annual Meeting, Columbus, Ohio
"One Size Does Not Fit All" Educational Services for Nursing/University
of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, November 1, 2002
"Company Research for Job Seekers" Ohio Library Council Chapter
meetings, Central March 31, Southwest April 4, & Southeast April 14,
"Basic Strategies for Evaluating Internet Resources: An Introduction." presented
for "Metadata Two: Practical Considerations for Catalogers Program.
Michigan Library Consortium, Lansing, Michigan, May 17, 1999.
"Health & Medicine on the Internet: A practical demonstration
of instructional methods" presented for the "Exploring Virtual
Worlds: the educational applications of MOO" conference, University
of Hartford, Connecticut, Diversity University Educational Technology, Inc.
October 9-11, 1998.
"Training the Trainers for a Digital Library" presented for the
7th Annual Library InfoTech Conference,Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, November 14,
"Educational Resources on the Internet: Tools for Teachers ,
Students and Parents" presented for T3: Technology, Teacher
Education, Tomorrow, West Virginia, October 24, 1997
"Business Information on the Internet: Focus on Security, Privacy,
Quality and Timeliness" Presented for Special Libraries Association
- Cincinnati, Untangling the Web Conference, Cincinnati, OH.,April 3, 1997
"The Culture of the Internet is the Culture of the Real World" Presented
for Rio Hondo Community College, Los Angeles, CA, March 25, 1996
"their's Gold in Them Thar Stacks", presented at the ALCTS President's
Program, American Library Association Annual Conferences, Chicago, IL. June
"Do it Yourself: Special Librarians Creating Internet Applications",
presented at the Special Libraries Association Annual Conference, Montreal,
Quebec, Canada, June 14, 1995.
"Medical Resources on the World Wide Web", presented at the Special
Libraries Association Annual Conference, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, June 13,
Additional pre-1995 conference presentation titles available on request.
Canvas and Moodle (current main LMSs) - I teach with both Canvas and Moodle as well as teach others how to set up courses on Moodle.
I also teach with and about Desire2Learn, Canvas, Angel, WebCT/Blackboard, and Jenzabar.
I have taught with and about Collaborate, GotoMeeting/Webinar, Elluminate, Webex, Adobe Connect, WebHuddle, and some other commercial and open source Web conferencing tools.
I have taught with and about video/audio learning object creation software including Jing, Camtasia, Quicktime, Audacity, Flash, Wink, Snagit, and Captivate. Camtasia and Jing are the main tools I use for screen capture along with Quicktime and iMovie for editing video. Audacity is the main tool I use for audio recording and editing.
I create and manage Web sites using Adobe Dreamweaver, and teach others how to use Dreamweaver.
October 1998 to present
Editor, NETTRAIN Discussion list for Internet Trainers
Nov. 1990 to Present
Founder and Co-Moderator of LibRef-L-Discussion of Library Reference
Issues a LISTSERV-based e-conference
April 1991 to Jan. 1996
Co-Editor, INFOES - Library and Information Science Research
Electronic Journal. (a peer-reviewed journal)
Nov. 1992 to Jan. 1997
Co-Editor-in-Chief Electronic Journal on Virtual Culture
(a peer-reviewed journal)
Jan. 1990 to Present
Founder Co-Moderator (emeritus) of GovDoc-L-Discussion of
Government Documents a LISTSERV-based e-conference