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Kari A. Kozak: Head, Lichtenberger Engineering Library

Engineering Librarian

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Kari Kozak
Contact:
Lichtenberger Engineering Library
2001 Seamans Center
ph: 319-335-6046
Website / Blog Page
Subjects:Engineering

Awards and Honors

  • Mary Jo Small Staff Fellowship Award, 2015
  • Author Benton University Librarians’ Award for Excellence, 2014

About Kari

Kari Kozak has been the Head of the Lichtenberger Engineering Library at The University of Iowa since July 2011. She provides instruction, reference, and consultation services to student, faculty, and staff within the departments and research centers in the College of Engineering as well as the Department of Computer Science. Kari's area of interests include outreach, instruction, innovation and design. She is available to teach classes on library resources and consult on issues including standards, patents, evaluating information and other information literacy concepts, copyright, and the Creative Space and Tool Library. ​

Education

  • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, May 2007
    • Master of Science in Library Science
  • Iowa State University, Ames, IA, May 2005
    • Bachelor of Science in Meteorology
    • Secondary Major in Environmental Studies

Selected Publications and other Intellectual Contributions

Presentations

  • Kozak, Kari A. and John Kostman. "North Liberty Teen Reading Program: Technology". North Liberty Public Library. July 2017
  • Kozak, Kari A. “Creating Ideas into Reality: Spaces and Programs that Open Up the Imagination” Presentation. T421A: Technical Session: The History & Future of Engineering Librarianship. American Society of Engineering Education/Engineering Library Division Annual Conference, Columbus, OH, June 2017
  • Kozak, Kari A. “ELD Lightning Talks: Graduate Thesis Boot Camp” Presentation. American Society of Engineering Education/Engineering Library Division Annual Conference, Columbus, OH, June 2017
  • Kozak, Kari A. “ELD Lightning Talks: EBooks in the Collection with NFC Tags” Presentation. American Society of Engineering Education/Engineering Library Division Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA, June 2016
  • Kozak, Kari A. “ELD Lightning Talks: Geeking out in the Library” Presentation. American Society of Engineering Education/Engineering Library Division Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA, June 2016
  • Kozak, Kari A. and Darlene Kaskie. “Speed Training: Library Instruction in 30 Minutes or Less” Poster. American Society of Engineering Education/Engineering Library Division Annual Conference, Indianapolis, IN, June 2014
  • Kozak, Kari A. “ELD Lightning Talks: Tool Library” Presentation. American Society of Engineering Education/Engineering Library Division Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA, June 2013
  • Kozak, Kari A. “Tips and Tricks: Mendeley & Zotero” Presentation. 16th Annual Meeting of the Atmospheric Science Librarians International Annual Meeting, Austin, TX, January, 2013
  • Kozak, Kari A. “Marketing and Outreach on a Shoestring Budget” 15th Annual Meeting of the Annual Meeting of the Atmospheric Science Librarians International Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, January, 2012
  • Kozak, Kari A. “Read It Later” 15th Annual Meeting of the Annual Meeting of the Atmospheric Science Librarians International Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, January, 2012
  • Kozak, Kari A. “EBooks and EReaders” 14th Annual Meeting of the Annual Meeting of the Atmospheric Science Librarians International Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, January, 2011
  • Clougherty, Leo and Kari A. Kozak. “Managing Mayhem: Wrestling with Academic Library Reference and Outreach Challenges.” Presentation. Reference Renaissance. Aurora, CO, August 2010​

Videos

Kari has produced and edited over 35 online videos, including tutorials/help videos, advertisements, and other educational content. Here are a few videos from her video work for the University of Iowa Libraries.

Certificates & Continuing Education

  • Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) Immersion Program: Teaching with Technology, Baltimore, MD, March 21-April 28, 2017
  • Making Room for Playing, Creating & Learning in your Library, Internet Librarian International, London, UK, October 19, 2015
  • Patent Searching for Librarians, Online Course, Library Juice Academy, Oct 1 – 31, 2013
  • Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) Immersion Program – Teacher Track, Seattle, WA, July 27 – August 2, 2013
  • University of Iowa Supervising @ Iowa, Iowa City, IA, April 4 – October 23, 2012
  • Violent Incident Training, Iowa City, IA, February 6, 2012
  • Data Curation Profiles Workshop, West Lafayette, IN, September 8 – 10, 2011
  • American Library Association Emerging Leader Program, Washington, DC and Boston, MA, January – July 2010
  • Dean’s International Leadership Salzburg Seminar: “On Becoming a Global Citizen” in Salzburg, Austria,  January 1-10, 2004

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