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Bob Tolliver

Sciences Librarian

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Main Library 218C

I am the librarian for the College of Science & Mathematics (except Psychology) and Microbiological Sciences. If you would like assistance with research and course-related questions, please contact me via email or phone and I would be happy to help. You can also contact me to set up a Zoom consultation. I am also available during the following times on our reference services (links on this page).

My Spring 2021 Reference Schedule
Wednesdays 5-8PM (Chat & Zoom Reference)
Thursdays 2-5PM (Chat & Zoom Reference)

Woodson, T., Telendii, N., & Tolliver, R. (2020). Reducing inequality through technology diffusion: the case of 3D printing in public libraries. Journal of Responsible Innovation, 7(3), 553-572.

Akers, K. G., Higgins, M., DeVito, J. A., Stieglitz, S., Tolliver, R., & Tran, C. Y. (2018). Collaboration between health sciences librarians and faculty as reflected by articles published in the Journal of the Medical Library Association. Journal of the Medical Library Association, 106(4), 416-419.

Higgins, M., DeVito, J. A., Stieglitz, S., Tolliver, R., & Tran, C. Y. (2017). Better together: An examination of collaborative publishing between librarians and STEM and health sciences faculty. Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, 2017(86).

Chase, D., Trapasso, E., & Tolliver, R. (2016). The Perfect Storm: Examining User Experience and Conducting a Usability Test to Investigate a Disruptive Academic Library Web Site Redevelopment. Journal of Web Librarianship, 10(1), 28-44.

Tolliver, R. L., & Mathews, J. P. (2012). Reviews of Science for Science Librarians: Coal Science and Technology Research 1970–2010. Science & Technology Libraries, 31(2), 146-163.

Tolliver, R. L., Carter, D. S., Chapman, S. E., Edwards, P. M., Fisher, J. E., Haines, A. L., Krolikowski, L. E., & Price, R. M. (2005). Website redesign and testing with a usability consultant: lessons learned. OCLC Systems & Services, 21(3), 156-166.

PhD Geology, Tennessee; MLIS, South Carolina; MS Geology, Western Michigan; BS Geology, Michigan State