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Selected Publications and Presentations

Heverin, T. and Zach, L. (2010, May). Microblogging for Citizen Communication: Examination of Twitter Use in Response to a 2009 Violent Crisis in Seattle, Washington. Paper presented at the 7th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM), Seattle, Washington.

Zach, L. and McKnight, M. (2010). Innovative Information Services Improvised During Disasters: Evidence-Based Education Modules to Prepare Students and Practitioners for Shifts in Community Needs. JELIS, 51(2): in press.
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Zach, L. and McKnight, M. (2010). Special Services in Special Times: Responding to Changed Information Needs During and After Community-Based Disasters. Public Libraries, March/April: in press.
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Zach, L., Rogers, M., and Dalrymple, P. (2009, Nov). Investigating the Impact of Information and Communications Technologies (ICTs) on the Delivery of Health Care Information to Vulnerable Populations. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Society for Information Science and Technology SIG-SI workshop, Vancouver, Canada.

Zach, L. and Agosto, D. (2009). Using the Online Learning Environment to Develop Real-Life Collaboration and Knowledge-Sharing Skills: A Theoretical Discussion and Framework for Online Course Design. Journal of Online Learning and Teaching. 5(4): 590-599.
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Zach, L. and Gurian, P. (2008, Oct). Current Research in Communicating with Vulnerable Populations. Report presented at Preparedness in the Region: Confronting Vulnerability in the Delaware Valley. Conference sponsored by Drexel Engineering Cities Initiative and the City of Philadelphia Managing Director’s Office of Emergency Management. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Zach, L. and McKnight, M. (2008, June). Investigating Library and Information Services during Community-Based Disasters: Preparing Information Professionals to Plan for the Worst. Report presented at the LRRT Research Forum, American Library Association Conference, Anaheim, California.

Zach, L. (2006). Using a Multiple-Case-Studies Design to Investigate the Information-Seeking Behavior of Arts Administrators. Library Trends, 55(1):4-21.
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Zach, L. (2005). First-Hand Thoughts on the Storm. Information Outlook, 9(10): 14-15.
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Zach, L. (2005). When is ‘Enough’ Enough? Modeling the Information-Seeking and Stopping Behavior of Senior Arts Administrators. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 56(1):23-35 (published online 24 August 2004). Received John Wiley & Sons Best JASIST Paper Award, 2006.
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Abels, E., Cogdill, K., and Zach, L. (2002). The Contributions of Library and Information Services to Hospitals and Academic Health Sciences Centers: A Preliminary Taxonomy. Journal of the Medical Library Association, 90(3):276-283. Received the Ida and George Eliot Prize from the Medical Library Association, 2004.
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