Publications & Presentations

Upcoming Presentations

Presentations and Workshops:

Reynolds, R.; Pelle, F.; Coombs, K.; Pentz, E. (2010, November) “NISO Webinar: The Case of the Disappearing Journal: Solving the Title Transfer and Online Display Mystery

Coombs, K. A. (2010, October) “Enhancing Library User Interfaces with Web Services“, Access, Winnipeg, CA

Coombs, K. A. (2010, August) “OCLC Web Services for Developers“, IDS Conference, Oswego, NY

Coombs, K. A. (2010, June) “Cloud Computing Panel”, ALA, Washington, DC

Coombs, K. A. and Hollister, A. (2010, June) “Open Source CMS Playroom” – LITA preconference, ALA, Washington, DC

Coombs, K. A. (2010, June) “Web Services Bootcamp“, ELAG, Helsinki, Finland

Coombs, K. A. (2010, April) “Drupal in Libraries“, NYLINK webinar

Coombs, K. A. (2010, April) “OCLC Web Services in Action” (webinar), WiLS Open Solutions Series

Coombs, K. A. (2010, March) “WordPress as a CMS“, NYLINK webinar

Coombs, K. A. (2010, February) “7 Ways to Enhance Library Interfaces with OCLC Web Services”, code4lib Conference, Asheville, NC

Coombs, K. A. (2010, January) “Creating Library Web Services: Mashups and APIs (preconference)“, ALA Midwinter, Boston, MA

Boyd, A. & Coombs, K. A. (2009, October) “Drupal Content Management System (CMS)”, Internet Librarian, Monterey, CA

Clark, J., Coombs, K. & Sauers, M. (2009, October) “Mobile Apps, Widgets & Gadgets for Libraries” (preconference), Internet Librarian, Monterey, CA  Workshop Delicious links

Coombs, K. A. & Hollister A. (2009, October) “Open Source CMS Playroom (preconference)”, Internet Librarian, Monterey, CA
Workshop Delicious Links

Coombs, K. A. (2009, October) “Drupal: Open Source Everything“, NELINET IT Conference 2009: Open Source in Your Library, Needham, MA

Coombs, K. A. & Washburn, B. (2009, October) “Real Life Experiences with Library APIs“, LITA Forum, Salt Lake City, UT

Coombs, K. A. (2009, August) “Making the Most of Your Library’s Internet Presence” (web chat) , IFLA, Milan, Italy – Sites mentioned

Coombs, K. A. (2009, July) “Content Management Systems in Libraries: Opportunities and Lessons Learned (panel)”, ALA Annual, Chicago, IL (I actually wasn’t able to present due to illness so a colleague presented my slides)

Coombs, K. A. (2009, July) “Creating Library Web Services: Mashups and APIs (preconference)“, ALA Annual, Chicago, IL

Coombs, K. A. (2009, June) “Piloting Mobile Services”, M-Libraries, Vancouver, BC

Coombs, K. A. (2009, April) “Mashing Up and Remixing the Library Website”, ELAG, Bratislava, Slovakia

Coombs, K. A. (2009, April) “Library Mashups” (Workshop), ELAG, Bratislava, Slovakia

Coombs, K. A. (2009, March) “WordPress as CMS” (webinar), WiLS Open Solutions Series

Clark, J., Coombs, K. & Sauers, M. (2009, March) “Mobile Apps, Widgets & Gadgets for Libraries” (preconference), Computers in Libraries, Arlington, VA

Clark, J. & Coombs, K. A. (2009, March) “Web Services for Libraries” (preconference), Computers in Libraries, Arlington, VA

Coombs, K. A. & Hollister A. (2009, March) “Open Source CMS for Libraries (postconference)”, Computers in Libraries, Arlington, VA

Coombs, K. A. & McAulay, L. (2009, February) “XML Basics and Applications” (preconference), ER&L, Los Angeles, CA (download presentationxml files)

Clark, J. & Coombs, K. A. (2008, October) “AJAX for Libraries (preconference)”, Internet Librarian, Monterey, CA

Clark, J. & Coombs, K. A. (2008, October) “Web Services for Libraries (preconference)”, Internet Librarian, Monterey, CA

Coombs, K. A. Griffey, J, & Hollister A. (2008, October) “Open Source CMS for Libraries (preconference)”, Internet Librarian, Monterey, CA

Coombs, K. A. & Vacek, R. (2008, October) “Mashing Up and Remixing the Library Website”, Internet Librarian, Monterey, CA

Coombs, K. A. (2008, October) “Mashing Up and Remixing the Library Website“, Access, Hamilton, ON

Coombs, K. A. (2008, September) “Web 2.0, Library 2.0 and the Future of Libraries”, SANDALL Fall Workshop, San Diego, CA

Coombs, K. A. (2008, September) “Ten News Items of Note for Libraries”, SANDALL Fall Workshop, San Diego, CA

Coombs, K. A. (2008, June) “WorldCat WordPress Widget – Social Software Showcase”, ALA Annual, Anaheim, CA

Clark, J. & Coombs, K. A. (2008, April) “AJAX for Libraries”, Computers in Libraries, Arlington, VA

Coombs, K. A. (2008, January) “LITA Top Technology Trends Discussion”, ALA Midwinter, Philadelphia, PA

Coombs, K. (2007, November) “Library 2.0 and Web 2.0, Changing the Face of Professional Development“, ACRL/NY Annual Symposium, New York, NY

Coombs, K. (2007, November) “From What to Why: Electronic Resource Usage Data in collection development and user behaviorNISO Forum: Understanding the Data Around Us: Gathering and Analyzing Usage Data, Dallas, TX

Boule, M. & Coombs, K. A. (2007, October) “Screencasting & E-Learning on a Shoestring“, Internet Librarian, Monterey, CA

Clark, J. & Coombs, K. A. (2007, October) “AJAX for Libraries“, Internet Librarian, Monterey, CA

Boule, M. & Coombs, K. A. (2007, October) “Five Weeks to a Social Library: Learning 2.0 on a Dime”, LITA Forum, Denver, CO

Blyberg, J., Breeding, Marshall, Coombs, K. A., & Tennant, R. (2007, June) LITA Top Technology Trends Panel, ALA Annual 2007 , Washington, DC.

Coombs, K. A., Free, D., King, D. L., Stephens, M. & Ward, D. (2007, June) “New Technologies for Reference Services“, RUSA-MARS Preconference, ALA Annual 2007, Washington, DC.

Coombs, K. A. (2007, April) “Web 2.0, Library 2.0 and the Future of Libraries”, Colorado Association of Libraries : Colleague Connection 2007 , Denver, CO.

Coombs, K. A. (2007, February) CMS on Steriods Lightening Talk Code4Lib, 2007, Athens, GA.

Coombs, K. A. (2007, February) AWStats for Log Analysis, Lightening Talk Code4Lib, 2007, Athens, GA.

Coombs, K. A. & Clark J. (2006, October) AJAX for Libraries, Preconference Workshop at Internet Librarian, 2006, Monterey, CA.

Coombs, K. A. & Clark J. (2006, October) Innovative Uses of Web 2.0 Technologies Presented at Internet Librarian, 2006, Monterey, CA.

Coombs, K. A.; Nelson, W. & Schmidt, A. (2006, October) Blogging Update: Applications & Tips Presented at Internet Librarian, 2006, Monterey, CA.

Bell, S.; Coombs, K. A.; Griffey, J. (2006, June) “Next Stop Blogging!” Presented at American Library Association, 2006, New Orleans, LA.

Adams, H. R.; Coombs, K. A.; Lambert, T.; Oommen, K. (2006, April) “It’s None of Your Business!” Presented at Texas Library Association, 2006, Houston, TX.

Coombs, K. A. & Clark, J. (2006, March) “New Web Site Tools & Technologies: Tool Envy” Presented at Computers in Libraries, 2006, Washington, DC.

Coombs, K. A. (2006, March) Observing & Analyzing Library Web Site User Behaviors (Post Conference Workshop) Presented at Computers in Libraries, 2006, Washington, DC.

Coombs, K. A. & Hollister A. (2005, October) Interoperability: Creating a Cohesive Online Experience Presented at Internet Librarian, 2005, Monterey, CA.

Coombs, K. A. & McCann S. (2005, October) Users Driving Web Site Changes Presented at Internet Librarian, 2005, Monterey, CA.

Coombs, K. A. (2005, March). Practical Privacy Pointers for Libraries. Presented at Computer in Libraries 2005, Washington, DC.

Coombs, K. A. (2004, November). Library Web site Applications using XML. Presented at Internet Librarian 2004, Monterey, CA.

Coombs, K. A. (2004, October). Important Adjustments to Make your WebOPAC More Accessible. Presented at SUNYAUG 2004, Syracuse, NY.

Coombs, K. A. (2004, June). Making the WebOPAC More Web Accessible. Presented at NAAUG 2004, Boston, MA.

Coombs, K. A. (2004, May). Library intranets: Centers for web content management, and information collection and distribution. Presented at SUNYLA 2004, Cortland, NY.

Coombs, K. A. & Murray, Laura (2004, May). Frameless and the Fearless: Optimizing the Frameless ALEPH Web OPAC. Presented at SUNYLA 2004, Cortland, NY.

Coombs, K. A. (2003, June). And the Hits Just Keep On Coming. Presented at SUNYLA 2003, Stonybrook, NY.

Coombs, K. A. (2003, June). Five
Aleph WebOPAC Tricks in Five Minutes.
Presented at SUNYLA 2003, Stonybrook, NY.

Coombs, K. A. (2003, May). Cascading Style Sheets. Workshop presented at the Conference on Instructional Technologies, Potsdam, NY.

Coombs, K. A. (2003, March). Harnessing XML Database-Driven Content for Library Web Sites. Presented at Computers in Libraries, Washington, DC.

Coombs, K. A. (2002, June). Detangling the Web. Presented at the annual meeting of the Higher Education Web Development Professionals, Ithaca, NY.

Coombs, K. A. (2002, June). Library Instruction Using WebCT: Prizes and Perils. Presented at the annual meeting of the SUNY Librarians’ Association, Buffalo, NY.

Coombs, K. A. (2002, May). Library Instruction Using WebCT: The Best of Times, the Worst of Times Presented at the Conference on Instructional Technologies, Oneonta, NY.

Coombs, K. A. (2002, May). Cascading Style Sheets. Workshop presented at the Conference on Instructional Technologies,
Oneonta, NY.

Publications:

In Press:

Coombs, K. A. “Leveraging Cooperative Library Data in the Cloud”. In E. Corrado &  H. Moulaison (Eds.), Introduction to Cloud Computing

Published:

Coombs, K. A. and Hollister A. (2010) Open Source Web Applications in Libraries

Coombs, K. A.; Arellano, V.,; Bennett, M.; Dasler, R. & Vacek, R. (2010). Piloting Mobile Services at UH Libraries. In Proceedings from the 2nd m-Libraries conference. London, England: Facet Publishing.

Coombs, K. A. (2010) “Drupal & Libraries: An Interview with Alex Bronstein“, Library Journal

Coombs K. A. (2009) “Drupal Done Right“, Library Journal November 15, 2009.

Coombs, K. A. (2009). Creating Mashups with the WorldCat API and Other WorldCat Affiliate Tools. In N. Engard (Ed.), Library Mashups: Exploring New Ways to Deliver Library Data. Medford, NJ: Information Today.

Coombs K. A. (2009) “Local Mobile Efforts Abound“, Library Journal NetConnect Summer.

Coombs K. A. (2009) “Microformats: Context Inline“, Library Journal NetConnect Spring .

Coombs, K. A. (2009) “Making the Most of Flexible Web Services“, Library Journal NetConnect Winter .

Coombs, K. A. (2008) “The Mobile iRevolution“, Library Journal NetConnect Fall .

Coombs, K. A. (2008) “Free Your Search with Open Source“, Library Journal NetConnect Summer .

Coombs, K. A. & Griffey, J. (2008) Library Blogging: The Whats and Hows of Library Blogs Linworth Press: Columbus, OH

Coombs, K. A. (2008) “Opening Up to Open Library“, Library Journal NetConnect Spring 28.

Coombs, K. A. (2008) “Navigating Content Management“, Library Journal NetConnect Winter 24.

Coombs, K. A. (2007)”Buy, Borrow or Build“, Library Journal NetConnect Fall 24.

Coombs, K. A. (2007) “Digital Promise and Peril“, Library Journal Net Connect Summer 24.

Coombs, K. A. (2007) “Privacy vs. Personalization“, Library Journal NetConnect, Spring 28.

Coombs, K. A. (2007) “Building a Library Web Site on the Pillars of Web 2.0“, Computers in Libraries, 27(1) 16-19.

Coombs, K. A. (2006) “Planning for Now and Then“, Library Journal NetConnect, Fall, 2-3.

Coombs, K. A (2005) “Lessons Learned From Analyzing Library Database Usage Data”, Library Hi Tech 23(4), 598-609.

Coombs, K. A. (2005) “Protecting User Privacy in the Age of Digital Libraries”, Computers in Libraries 25 (6), 16-20.

Coombs, K. A. (2005). “Using Web Server Logs to Track Users Through the Electronic Forest“. Computers in Libraries 24(1), .

Coombs, K. A. (2004). “Walking a Tightrope: Academic Librarianship and Privacy”, Journal of Academic Librarianship 30(6), 493-498.

Coombs, K. A. (2004). “Reaching the Crossroads of Two Lists for Periodicals Holdings“, Computers in Libraries 24(1), 14-20.

Coombs, K. A. (2003). “Customizing ALEPH: Modifying your ALEPH Web OPAC”, SUNYergy. 4(5), 2
Retrieved November 30, 2003 from SUNY Office of Library and Information Services Web site: http://olis.sysadm.suny.edu/sunyergy/20webopac.htm