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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 via Zoom or WebEx. 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

Employment

  • August 2018 - Present | Head, Science & Engineering Library Services, University at Buffalo Libraries, State University of New York
  • November 2017 - Present | Engineering Librarian, University at Buffalo Libraries, State University of New York
  • April 2014 - November 2017 | Supervisor, Information Resources Center, Bureau Veritas Consumer Products Services, Buffalo, NY
  • February 2011 - March 2014 | Global Regulatory Specialist II, Information Resources Center, Bureau Veritas Consumer Products Services, Buffalo, NY
  • May 2009 - February 2011 | Information Specialist I, Information Resources Center, Bureau Veritas Consumer Products Services, Buffalo, NY

Publications

Journal Articles (Refereed)

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.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 Annual Conference Experience, Virtual On line. https://peer-asee-org.gate.lib.buffalo.edu/34656 

Electronic Publications (Non-Refereed)

Tanaka, K., Cooper, D., Allred, N., Arguello, N., Bourke, B., Branch, N., Cadena, C., . . .Zawistoski, A. (2019, December 12). Teaching Business: Looking at the Support Needs of Instructors. https://doi-org.gate.lib.buffalo.edu/10.18665/sr.312297

Rowley, E.M. (2019). Examining the Undergraduate Teaching Practices of Faculty in the School of Management. Retrieved from: 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 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

National

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/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, delivered virtually.

Rowley, E.M. (2019, June). Interview Presentation Topics for Subject Librarians: Trends from an Informal Survey. Selected Speaker at the American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE), Engineering Libraries Division (ELD) Conference Lightning Talks Session, Tampa, Florida. Available from: https://mfr.osf.io/render?url=https://osf.io/hja4q/?action=download%26mode=render (slides 2-7).

Regional

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