Educational BackgroundPh.D., Instructional Management and Leadership, Robert Morris University, 2010Master of Science, Library and Information Science, Long Island University - C.W. Post Campus, 1997Bachelor of Arts, English, Stony Brook University, 1995
Professional BackgroundInterim Head of Public Services (Library), Robert Morris University, Moon Township, PA: 2013 - 2014Faculty Librarian at Robert Morris University, Moon Township, PA: 1999 - 2013
Highest Rank: University ProfessorReference Librarian at Connetquot Public Library, Bohemia, NY: 1997 - 1999. Also, Part-time Children's Librarian Intern: Spring 1997 and Part-time Reference Librarian Trainee: 1996-1997Adjunct Librarian at the Center for Business Research, Long Island University, CW Post Campus: Fall 1998Adjunct Librarian, Reference Department at Long Island University, CW Post Campus: Summer 1998Graduate Assistant, Technical Services/Reference Department at Long Island University, Southampton Campus: Spring 1996
Area of Expertise/ResearchLibrary Science/Information LiteracyHigher EducationQualitative Research Methodologies Children's Literature/Literacy
PublicationsSchnurr, N.V. and Klentzin, J.C. (2014). Do Mars and Venus significantly affect rating scales in market research? Journal of Business and Behavioral Studies, 26(1), 97-107.Klentzin, J.C. and Wierzbowski-Kwiatkowski, A. (2013). Service learning program institutionalization, success, and possible alternative futures: A scholarly perspective. Journal of Community Engagement and Scholarship, 6(2), 46-58. Bernauer, J.A., Semich, G., Klentzin, J.C., and Holden, E. G. (2013). Themes of tension surrounding research methodologies education in an accelerated, cohort-based doctoral program. International Journal of Doctoral Studies, 8, 173-193. Boury, T., Hineman, J., Klentzin, J.C., and Semich, G.W. (2013). The use of online technology to facilitate pre-service teachers’ engagement and cultural competency development during an international field placement: Reflections from Austria. International Journal of Information and Communication Technology in Education, 9(3), 65-79. Klentzin, J.C. (2012). The dissertation literature review at a distance. Academic Exchange Quarterly, 16(3), 158-163. Klentzin, J.C. and Todd Bucci, D. (2012) Part-time faculty and the academic library: A case study. Journal of Academic Librarianship, 38(1), 101-107.Klentzin, J.C. (2010) Borderland of value: Examining student attitudes towards secondary research. Reference Services Review, 38(4), 557-570.Klentzin, J.C. (2010) Collective success: A phenomenological case study of Ohio public libraries. Public Library Quarterly, 29(4), 293-319.Klentzin, J.C. et al. (2010) Pecha kucha: using "lightning talk" in university instruction. Reference Services Review, 38 (1).Davis, J. and Klentzin, J. (2009) “When green may not be good: A primer on issues surrounding sustainable information preservation. In: Proceedings of the 1st Annual International Conference on Sustainable Enterprises of the Future (pp. 77-91). Moon Township, PA: Robert Morris University.Corinth, J. (2008) “McGuffey’s Eclectic Readers” and their continuing influence on American education: A historical analysis of the secondary literature.” International Journal of the Book, 6(1), 77-82.Corinth, J. (2008) Food symbolism in three children’s literature texts: Grahame’s “The Wind in the Willows,” Dahl’s “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” and Rowling’s “Harry Potter Novels.” In A. M. Magid (ed.), You are what you eat: Literary probes into the palate (pp. 260-283). Newcastle, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing. Jabro, A and Corinth, J. (2005). Crisis in information literacy. Academic Exchange Quarterly. 9(2), 46- 50. Corinth, J. (2005). Retrofitting courseware: Making digital space for the academic library. Professional Studies Review, 1(2), 70-82.Corinth, J. (2003). The lurking librarian project: Information literacy instruction for online classes. Academic Exchange Quarterly, 7(1), 278-281.
Presentations2012 - Klentzin, J. (2012). Literature review at a distance: Improving doctoral student information literacy and research self-efficacy. Poster Presentation given at Fifteenth Distance Library Services Conference, Memphis, TN.2012 - Boury, T., Hineman, J., Klentzin, J., and Semich, G. (2012). Using a wiki to facilitate pre-service teachers' cultural awareness evolutions during an international teaching field placement: A preliminary report. Presentation given at SITE2012 (Society for Information technology and Teacher Education) 23rd International Conference, Austin, TX. 2011 - Klentzin, J. (2011). Information literacy: Evaluation, issues, and affect. Presentation given at Educating Students for Success: 28th Annual Spring 2011 In-Service Seminar for Business Educators, Robert Morris University, Moon Township, PA2010 - Klentzin, J. (2010) Do you like research? Why or why not? Understanding freshmen attitudes towards research. Presentation given at Crossing Borders, Expanding Frontiers: LOEX of the West 2010, Mt. Royal College, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. 2009 - Semich, G. & Klentzin, J. (2009). Information literacy: The 21st Century educational competency. November 10, 2009. Presentation given at Education Conference 2009: Best Practices in K-12 Education. Robert Morris University, Moon Township, PA.2009 - Davis, J. and Klentzin, J. (2009). When green may not be good: A primer on issues surrounding sustainable information preservation. Presentation given at the 1st Annual International Conference on Sustainable Enterprises of the Future, Moon Township, PA.2008 - Corinth, J. (2008). Give them what they want! Student wish lists for library instruction. Presentation given at the LOEX of the West Conference, Las Vegas, NV. 2008 - Corinth, J. and Howard, V. (2008). It's all in the message: Convincing our communities that integrity matters. Presentation given at the Center for Academic Integrity International Conference, Myrtle Beach, SC.
(The conference organizers asked that we present our paper for a second time.) 2008 - Corinth, J. (2008). McGuffey's Eclectic Readers and Their Continuing Influence on American Education: An Analysis of the Secondary Literature. Presentation given at the 6th International Conference of the Book, Washington DC. 2008 - Corinth, J. and Tkacik, R. (2008) Using Technology to Locate Standards-Aligned Supplemental Reading Materials. Presentation given at the Robert Morris University Education Conference, Moon Township, PA.2007 - Corinth, J. and Howard, V. (2007). It's all in the message: Convincing our communities that integrity matters. Presentation given at the Center for Academic Integrity International Conference, Newport News, VA.2006 - Corinth, J. and Howard, V. (2006). Faculty in the Driver's Seat - On the Road (Again!) to Academic Integrity. Presentation given at the Center for Academic Integrity International Conference, Boulder, CO.2006 - Corinth, J. (2006). Librarian as Rock Star or How to Keep Them Coming Back for More. Presentation given at the WPWVC ACRL Spring Meeting, Wheeling, WV. 2006 - Corinth, J. (2006). Food Imagery in Four British Children?s Texts. Presentation given at the Northeast Modern Language Association (NEMLA) 37th Annual Convention, Philadelphia, PA.2005 - Corinth, J. (2005). Hunger, Obesity, Addiction, Abuse, and Bertie Bott's Every Flavor Beans: The Symbolic use of Food in the Harry Potter Novels. Presentation given at West Virginia University?s 30th Colloquium on Literature and Film, Morgantown, WV.2004 - Corinth, J. (2004). Shirley Jackson?s Indifferent, Burdensome, and Possibly Murderous Mothers. Presentation given at West Virginia University?s 29th Colloquium on Literature and Film, Morgantown, WV.2004 - Corinth, J. (2004). Mary Roberts Rinehart, Pittsburgh's Mistress of Mystery. Presentation given at the Northeast Modern Language Association?s (NEMLA) Annual Conference, Pittsburgh, PA.2003 -
Corinth, J. (2003). Course Management Software and Librarian Ingenuity. Presentation given at the Academic Library Association of Ohio?s 29th Annual Conference, Dublin, OH. 2003 -
Vincent, J. and Corinth, J. (2003). The Lurking Librarian and Other Tricky Threads. Presentation given at the eCollege CITE Conference, Denver, CO. 2003 - Corinth, J. (2003). The Lurking Librarian Project: Courseware as Reference Desk. Presentation given at the Pennsylvannia Library Association (PaLA) Annual Conference, Pittsburgh, PA.