Evelyn, S. & Kromer J. (2017). OER evaluation as a means of teaching information literacy in individual and small group settings. The Reference Librarian.

Evelyn, S. (2017). Library as Partner, Negotiator, and Information Wrangler: Reflections on Early MOOC Development at Brown University. In S. W. Alman & J. Jumba (Eds.), MOOCs Now: Everything You Need to Know to Design, Set Up, and Run a Massive Open Online Course, p. 7-12. Santa Barbara, California: Libraries Unlimited.

Evelyn (Bordac), S. (2014). Introduction to Media Literacy History. Journal of Media Literacy Education, 6(2), 1 -2. Available at:

Evelyn (Bordac), S. (2010). Professional Resources [Review of the book: The Marketplace of Ideas: Reform and Resistance in the American University, By L. Menand]. Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2(1).

Evelyn (Bordac), S. (2009). Identifying undergraduate media literacy skills: An exploratory study of faculty perceptions. ASIS&T conference proceedings.

Evelyn (Bordac), S. & Rainwater, J. (2008). User-centered design in practice: The Brown University experience. Journal of Web Librarianship, 2(2/3). Winner ACRL-NEC Best Paper 2009.

Evelyn (Bordac), S. (2006). Connecting students to information: Customized library course pages deliver relevant and timely resources. The Teaching Exchange, Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning, Brown University, Sept.2006.

Evelyn (Bordac), S., Fisher, M., Katrikh, M., & Lee, S. (2004). Social justice eLearning programs: Confronting challenges to content and assessment. E-Learn World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education, Washington, DC.

Evelyn (Bordac), S. & Jolls, T. (2004). Fire and the media 1 and 2. In Kulongoski, T. & Orr, N. (Eds.), It’s up to you: A fire awareness curriculum for middle school (Unit 1, Unit 6). Salem, Oregon: Oregon Office of the Fire Marshall.

Evelyn (Bordac), S., Brucken, C., Blanshay, L., Geft, L., & Samuels, E. (2003). Developing online teachers’ resources at the Museum of Tolerance: A case study in innovation and evolution. Proceedings of the Museums and the Web Conference, Charlotte, NC.

Simon Wiesenthal Center-Museum of Tolerance. (2002). Museum of Tolerance teachers’ guide. Los Angeles, CA.

Presentations, Workshops, and Posters

Cournoyer, C., Evelyn (Bordac), S. and Spicer, S. (2015). Media literacy in higher education: Digital scholarship, media labs, and information literacy. NAMLE Conference 2015, Philadelphia, PA.

Allen, M., Evelyn (Bordac), S., Heffernan, L., Jarson, J. and Resnis, E. (2015). Sustainably supporting assessment work with communities of practice. ACRL Conference 2015, Portland, OR.

Evelyn (Bordac), S., Quist, E., O’Mahony, D., Takayama, K. and Gaylin, A. (2014). Plugging into the process: Enhancing campus partnerships to provide robust student research support. Assessment in Action, ALA Annual Conference, Las Vegas, NV.

Evelyn (Bordac), S. (2014). Libraries and MOOCs: Roles, Opportunities, Pitfalls. ALCTS Webinar.

Evelyn (Bordac), S. and Cournoyer, C. (2014). Multimedia literacy. Faculty summer institute on teaching with technology. (Additional presentations given at Summer and Winter Institutes in 2009-2013)

Evelyn (Bordac), S. and Sevetson, E. (2014). Cover Letters that Open Doors (workshop) ACRL-NE Annual Conference, Worcester, MA.

Evelyn (Bordac), S. (March 19, 2013). New Opportunities for Librarians: What Happens When You Go Behind the Lines in a MOOC? OCLC Symposium “MOOCs and Libraries.” (view 17:05-26:40) (For a description and slides for this session:

Evelyn (Bordac), S. and Cournoyer, C. (2012). Lining up the guideposts: Integrating media and information literacy frameworks for first year university students. IFLA World Congress, Helsinki, Finland.

Evelyn (Bordac), S. (2010). Digital scholarship in the humanities. NERCOMP SIG. (Convener)

O’Mahony, D., Birkin, D., Evelyn (Bordac), S., & Stieve, T. (2010). Sharing the wealth: A process for engaging a large group in coding LibQUAL+® survey comments. Poster presented at the 2010 Library Assessment Conference.

Evelyn (Bordac), S. (2009). Identifying undergraduate media literacy skills: An exploratory study of faculty perceptions. ASIS&T Annual Meeting, Vancouver, Canada.

Evelyn (Bordac), S. & Zabriskie, C. (2008). Multimedia: When it rains it pours. Presentation, NERCOMP SIG, Worcester, MA.

Evelyn (Bordac), S. & Rainwater, J. (2007). User role in web (re)design: What’s realistic? What’s possible? Presentation at the World Usability Conference New England, Dartmouth College.

Pedersen, L., Evelyn (Bordac), S., and Blume, J. (2007). Using patents databases to teach information finding skills to engineering undergraduates. Poster and presentation at the Annual Conference and Exposition of the American Society for Engineering Education, Honolulu, HI.

Evelyn (Bordac), S. (2007). User-centric evaluation and assessment: Challenging our assumptions of student needs. Poster presentation at ACRL, Baltimore, MD.

Honors and Awards
  • EDUCAUSE/CLIR Leaching Change Initiative Fellow (2016)
  • Excellence Award for Innovation, Brown University, for work to integrate Library LibGuides into Canvas (2017)
  • Fellowship,  IMLS-funded Library Research Seminar V, University of Maryland (2010)
  • ACRL New England Chapter Best Paper Award for “User-Centered Design in Practice: the Brown University Experience,” Journal of Web Librarianship, Vol. 2 (2-3) 2008, 109-138. (2009)
  • Fellowship, Association of Research Libraries Leadership Institute, Seattle, WA (2007-2008)
Professional Activities
  • Member, Rhode Island Steering Committee for Open Textbooks (2016-)
  • Guest Editor, Journal of Media Literacy Education Special Issue: History of Media Literacy (July 2014)
  • Conference Director, Symposium on the Historical Roots of Media Literacy (September 2013)
  • Affiliated Faculty, Media Education Lab, University of Rhode Island (2012-present)
  • Completion, Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning, Certificate I “Reflective Teaching” (2012) and Certificate IV “Teaching Consultant Program” (2013)
  • Completion, Blended Learning Institute, Simmons College (January 2011)
  • Coordinator, “Transforming the Student’s Experience as Scholar,” CLIR-Brown University Library Symposium (April 2008)