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Erin Rowley

Head, Science and Engineering Library Services/Engineering Librarian

Pronouns: she/her/hers

119 Lockwood Memorial Library, North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260

  • Ph: 716-645-1369
epautler@buffalo.edu

Office Hours

Available for meetings and research consultations in person and via Zoom. Schedule an appointment here: https://calendly.com/erinrowley/60min

Department Liaison

Department of Biomedical Engineering; Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering; Department of Civil, Structural, and Environmental Engineering; Department of Electrical Engineering; Department of Engineering Education; Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering; Department of Materials Design and Innovation; Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Education and Training

  • MLS, University at Buffalo, SUNY, 2009
  • BA, Communication, State University of New York at Geneseo, 2005 / Minor: Business Studies

Publications

Contributions to Books (Refereed)

Leachman, C., Rowley, E.M., Phillips, M., Solomon, D. (Eds.). Teaching and Collecting Technical Standards: A Handbook for Librarians and Educators. Purdue University Press. Forthcoming Summer 2023.

Rowley, E.M. Development through the Standardization Process. In C. Leachman, E.M. Rowley, M. Phillips, & D. Solomon (Eds.). Teaching and Collecting Technical Standards: A Handbook for Librarians and Educators (pp. 22-30). Purdue University Press. Forthcoming Summer 2023.

Rowley, E.M. Standards Collection Development. In C. Leachman, E.M. Rowley, M. Phillips, & D. Solomon (Eds.). Teaching and Collecting Technical Standards: A Handbook for Librarians and Educators (pp. 49-58). Purdue University Press. Forthcoming Summer 2023.

Rowley, E.M., Moore, K.R., Kuryloski, L. Case Study 12: Standards and Technical Communication for Engineering Undergraduate Students. In C. Leachman, E.M. Rowley, M. Phillips, & D. Solomon (Eds.). Teaching and Collecting Technical Standards: A Handbook for Librarians and Educators (pp. 147-149). Purdue University Press. Forthcoming Summer 2023.

Journal Articles (Refereed)

Klotzbach-Russell, C., Rowley, E.M., Starry, R. (2021). Librarians in the LaunchPad: Building Partnerships for Entrepreneurial Information Literacy. Journal of Business and Finance Librarianship. Accepted June 2021. http://dx.doi.org.gate.lib.buffalo.edu/10.1080/08963568.2021.1982567

Rowley, E.M., Wagner, A.B. (2019). Citing of Industry Standards in Scholarly Publications. Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, (92). doi:10.29173/istl27

Conference Papers (Refereed)

Rowley, E. (2021, July), Examining the Teaching Needs of Engineering Faculty: How the Library and Librarian Fit In. Paper presented at 2021 ASEE Virtual Annual Conference Content Access, Virtual Conference. https://peer-asee-org.gate.lib.buffalo.edu/37125

Rowley, E., Kuryloski, L., Moore, K.R. (2020, June). Extending the Role of the Library and Librarian: Integrating Alternative Information Literacy into the Engineering Curriculum. Paper presented at 2020 ASEE Virtual Annual Conference Experience, Virtual Online. https://peer-asee-org.gate.lib.buffalo.edu/34656

Electronic Publications (Non-Refereed)

Rowley, E. with Tanaka, K., Cooper, D., Allred, N., Arguello, N., Bourke, B., Branch, N., Cadena, C., . . .Zawistoski, A. (2019). Teaching Business: Looking at the Support Needs of Instructors. https://doi.org/10.18665/sr.312297  

Rowley, E. (2019). Examining the Undergraduate Teaching Practices of Faculty in the School of Management. http://hdl.handle.net.gate.lib.buffalo.edu/10477/80367

Research

Erin's research interests include the role of librarians in engineering education, entrepreneurship, and the role of technical industry standards (and other grey literature) in academic libraries.

Google Scholar profile

Professional Memberships

  • American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE)
    • Engineering Libraries Division (ELD)
      • Awards Committee, 2019-present
        • Chair 2019-present
      • Development Committee, 2018-present
  • Special Libraries Association (SLA)
    • Upstate New York Community (UNYSLA)
      • Past-President, 2021
      • President, 2020
      • President-Elect, 2019

Presentations

International

Rowley, E.M., McCormick, A.F. (2021, October). Cancelling the Big Deal at SUNY: Making the Decision and Impacts on STEM Faculty at the University at Buffalo. United Kingdom Serials Group Education Sub-Committee Meeting, “Usage Statistics for Decision Making.”

International

Rowley, E.M., McCormick, A.F. (2021, October). Cancelling the Big Deal at SUNY: Making the Decision and Impacts on STEM Faculty at the University at Buffalo. United Kingdom Serials Group Education Sub-Committee Meeting, “Usage Statistics for Decision Making.”

National

Leachman, C., Rowley, E.M. Phillips, M., Solomon, D. (2022, June). Technical Standards: Critical Component of Engineering Librarianship. 2022 American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) Annual Conference, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Borden, H., Klotzbach-Russell, C., Rowley, E.M., Paquet, V., Burris C.J. (2022, June). Cultivating a Culture of Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Engineering Education – An Opportunity to Engage Alumni and Industry Partners. Invited Panelist at the International Association for Continuing Engineering Education (IACEE) 2022 Conference, Buffalo, New York.

Rowley, E.M., Klotzbach-Russell, C., Starry, R.L. (2021, August). Librarians in the LaunchPad: Collaborative Approaches to Supporting Inclusive Entrepreneurship. Special Libraries Association (SLA) Virtual Annual Conference.

Rowley, E.M. (2021, July). Examining the Teaching Needs of Engineering Faculty: How the Library and Librarian Fit In. 2021 American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) Virtual Annual Conference. https://osf-io.gate.lib.buffalo.edu/ey9bs/

Rowley, E.M., Kuryloski, L., Moore, K.R. (2020, June). Extending the Role of the Library and Librarian: Integrating Alternative Information Literacy into the Engineering Curriculum. 2020 ASEE Virtual Conference: At Home with Engineering Education. https://osf-io.gate.lib.buffalo.edu/rcwek/.

Rowley, E.M. (2020, May). A Researcher without Library: Accessing Scholarly Research Articles When you are No Longer a Student. Invited Speaker at the University at Buffalo Alumni Association Wednesday Webinar series.

Regional

Rowley, E.M., McCormick, A.F. (2021, June). Impacts of SUNY ScienceDirect Cancellation on STEM Faculty at UB. State University of New York Librarians Association (SUNYLA) 2021 Annual Conference.

Sullivan, R., Rowley, E.M. (2020, June). Best Practices for Supporting Students during the Transition to Remote Learning. State University of New York, SUNY Online webinar. Invited Panelist.

Rowley, E.M., Wilson, J. (2019, April). Project Management Basics: Learning the Basics to Improve Library Projects. Invited Speaker, Upstate New York Special Libraries Association (UNYSLA) Conference, Syracuse, NY.

University

Rowley, E.M. (2020, November). Roundtable Discussions at a Virtual Conference: An Experience from ASEE. Invited Speaker.

Rowley, E.M. (2019, September). UB IEEE Innovation & Entrepreneurship Panel Seminar. Invited Panelist. Buffalo, NY.