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Victoria Packard

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Professor/ Coordinator of Instructional Services & Distance Learning and Foundation Center for Non-Profit Grants Colection Supervisor
Texas A&M University-Kingsville
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Primary Discipline: Academic Support Services / Library and Information Services / Information Retrieval
Member Type: Faculty
Last Login: Mar 27, 2014
Member Since: Oct 14, 2004

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Affiliations

Texas AandM University System - Kingsville (Education, 4 Year/4 Year + Grad, TX, United States) - Primary Affiliation

Contact Information

Address: Texas A&M University-Kingsville
James C. Jernigan Library
MSC 197
Kingsville , TX 78363 US

Languages

Spanish - speaking level (Beginner) , reading level (Beginner)

Skills and Interests

Areas of Specialty: Information Literacy & Research, Instructional Design,Distance Learning,Foundation Center for Non-Profit Grants Collection Supervisor,Grant Research (Federal & Non-Profit), Federal Government Information,State Government Information(Tennessee & Texas),Cartography(Maps),GIS & Remote Sensing

Education History

A.S. (Double) Psychology & Sociology (12/1974)
Kishwaukee College
B.A. Fine Arts in Art History & Textiles (07/1987)
University of Northern Colorado
M.L.I.S. Library & Information Science (07/1995)
University of Tennessee - Knoxville

Positions

Professor/ Coordinator of Instructional Services & Distance Learning (06/2011 - Current) Texas A&M University - Kingsville
Professor/ Foundation Center for Non-Profit Grants Collectional Supervisor (06/2011 - Current) Texas A&M University - Kingsville
Associate Professor/ Gov Info/Map/Reference & Instruction Librarian (10/1995 - 06/2011) Texas A&M University - Kingsville

Publications

Packard, V L. (2011). Tools for Grant Searching in The Frugal Librarian: Thriving in Tough Economic Times. American Library Association Editions.
Packard, V L. (2010). AfricaMap (Database Review). in Reference Reviews International & Emerald Database (Vol. 24, Issue 1).
Packard, V L. (2010). David Rumsey Map Collection (Database Review). in Reference Reviews International & Emerald Database (Vol. 24, Issue 2).
Packard, V L. (2010). PLGDB Map - Public Library Geographic Database Mapping (Database Review). in Reference Reviews International & Emerald Database
Packard, V L. (2009). USGS Earthquake Hazards Program (Database Review). in reference Reviews International & Emerald Database (Vol. 23, Issue 3).
Packard, V L. (2008). Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) Research Papers (Database Review). in Reference Reviews International & Emerald Database (Vol. 22, Issue 1).
Packard, V L. (2008). World Geography and WebCT in Thinking Outside the Book: Essays for Innovative Librarians. McFarland Press.
Packard, V L. (2008). FedSpending.org (Database Review). in Reference Reviews International & Emerald Database (Vol. 22 , Isssue 2).
Packard, V L. (2008). Grant Writing & How One Grant Turns Into Two in Thinking Outside the Book: Essays for Innovative Librarians. McFarland Press.
Packard, V L. (2008). FGDC Federal Geographic Data Committee: National Geospatial Data Clearinghouse (Database Review). in Reference Reviews Internation & Emerald Database (Vol. 22, Issue 2).
Packard, V L. (2007). Imperial Gazetteer of India (Database Review). in Reference Reviews International & Emerald Database (Vol. 21, Issue 5).
Packard, V L. (2007). ARCHIMEDES: The Palimpsest (Database Review). in Reference Reviews International & Emerald Database (Vol. 21, Issue 6).
Packard, V L. (2007). Government Gazette Online (Database Review). in Reference Reviews International & Emerald Database (Vol. 21, Issue 1).
Packard, V L. (2007). Small Town Papers (Database Review). in Reference Reviews International & Emerals Database (Vol. 21, Issue 2).
Packard, V L. (2007). Encyclopedia of World Geography (Book Review). in Reference Reviews International & Emerald Database (Vol. 21, Issue 6).
Packard, V L and McAdams M A. (2000). The Importance of Training to Internet-Based Geography Courses: A Case Study at Texas A&M University-Kingsville. in Geography Online (Vol. 1 No. 1).
Packard, V L. (1999). Create Your Own World with GIS (Extended Version). in ACRL College & Research NewsNet (March 1999).
Packard, V L. (1999). Training Government Document Student Assistants: An Ongoing Process. in ERIC Clearinghouse on Information & Technology (ED422001).
Packard, V L. (1999). Create Your Own World with GIS (Geographic Information Systems). in ACRL College & Research Libraries News (Vol. 60, No. 3 March 1999).

Associations

American Library Association
Member 01/1995 - Current
ACRL Distance Learning Instruction Section
Member 01/2008 - Current
South Texas History Fair Judge
Senior Level Multimedia and Websites 03/1998 - Current
Delta Kappa Gamma Society International
Member 08/2005 - Current
Texas State Archives & Libraries Grant Panel (LSTA)
Member 01/2008 - Current
Texas Library Association
Member 01/1996 - Current
ACRL Distance Learning Instruction Section
Co-Chair 04/2012 - Current
Texas Distance Learning Association (TXDLA)
Member 01/2011 - Current
Delta Kappa Gamma Society International
Chair, Membership Committee 08/2008 - 08/2009
Delta Kappa Gamma Society International
Chair, Scholarship Committee 08/2007 - 08/2008

Honors and Awards

Delta Kappa Gamma Award (04/2012)
Rotary Club presentation on Business & Grant Resources and the Foundation Center for Non-Profit Grants
Making a Difference Award (04/2012)
Texas A&M University - Kingsville Jernigan Library
Knowledge is Power Award from MARCIVE & GODORT (04/2011)
"Outstanding Documents Librarianship for 2011"
Delta Kappa Gamma Award (04/2011)
"Federal, State, & FDO Non-Profit Grants" book chapter in "The Frugal Librarian: Thriving Through Tough Times"
Delta Kappa Gamma Award (04/2010)
"Finding Grants: A Winning Opportunity for Communities, Universities, & Individuals to Work Together" Presentation at the FDLP Conference
Delta Kappa Gamma Award (04/2009)
"A Federal Government Document in Every Classroom OR Name a Subject & I'll Give You a Document!" MERLOT Presentation
Texas A&M Univeristy - Kingsville Presidential Travel Award (07/2008)
Arts Midwest Grant (01/2007)
Bless Me Ultima
Humanities Texas Grant (01/2007)
Alexander Hamilton: In Worlds Unknown
American Library Associaton, National Endowment of the Arts, New-York Historical Society, Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, & the National Park Service (01/2005)
Alexander Hamilton: The Man Who Made Modern America (Grant/Exhibit)

Teaching Experience

World Geography 1303-600 (Fall Current)
Texas A&M University - Kingsville - World Geography - Library Sources - Webpage Creation
Since 1999. Team teach with the Geography professor on library resources for World Geography, GIS & Remote Sensing. Taught students how to create webpages using various text editors.

Presentations

Going Green for Freshman Assessment & Distance Learning, 04/25/2011
TXDLA(Texas Distance Learning Association) Conference
Shaking The Money Tree, 04/21/2011
TLA (Texas Library Association) Conference
The Embedded Librarian at the Subject Level, 09/12/2010
2nd Annual LIRT (Library Instruction Round Table)Conference
Grants for Everyone: Federal & Non-Profit Funding in These Difficult Times, 04/21/2010
TLA (Texas Library Association) Conference TLA 2010 Hot Topics Slam
Tools for Training & Knowledge Sharing, 01/19/2010
ALA (American Library Association)Conference GITCO (Government Information Technology Committee)
Finding Grants: A Winning Opportunity for Communities, Universities, & Individuals to Work Together, 10/25/2009
Invited presentation at the FDLP (Federal Depository Library Programs) Conference at the GPO (Government Printing Office)
A Federal Government Document in Every Classroom OR Name a Subject & I'll Give You a Document!, 08/16/2009
MERLOT International Conference
TAMUK & Student Participation = Tell Us what You Think!, 07/06/2009
ALA (American Library Association) Conference LibQual+ Share Fair
FDO (Foundation Center Online) & How it Can Work for You, 10/15/2008
Texas A&M University - Kingsville Brown Bag Presentation
Giving Faculty a Headstart with Jumpstart & TAMU-K Library Services, 08/15/2007
MERLOT International Conference
Using IT & Team Teaching to Promote Government Information: WebCT & IT for World Geography, Consumer Health, Grants & ToxNet, 10/25/2006
FDLP (Federal Depository Library Program) Conference at the GPO (Government Printing Office)
Where's the Money? OR Grant Finding on the Web, 10/13/2006
Invited presentation at TLA (Texas Library Association) District IV Conference
Project SAILS (Standardized Assessment of Information Literacy Skills), 10/10/2006
Texas A&M University - Kingsville Brown Bag Presentation
Your Opinion Matters, 06/25/2006
ALA (American Library Association) Conference LibQual+ Share Fair Presentation
Using ToxNet in South Texas & the Borderlands, 05/25/2006
2006 Rio Bravo International Conference
WebCT & World Geography: Leveling the Playing Field, 04/10/2006
3rd Annual Conference on the Scholarship of Teaching & Learning
Ambassadors to Academia: Promoting Government Information Through Teaching in the College Community, 10/26/2004
FDLP (Federal Depository Library Program) Conference at the GPO (Government Printing Office)
The Importance of Training to Internet-Based Geography Courses, 04/20/2000
Invited presentation at the 96th AAG (Association of American Geographers) Annual Meeting
Effectiveness of Internet Training in University World Geography Courses, 02/20/2000
Invited presentation at World 2000 Conference on Teaching World History & World Geography
Training Techniques for Internet Based Geography Courses at the University Level, 05/25/1999
International conference on Research in Geographic Education
Create Your Own World Wide Web Homepage, 08/25/1998
Texas A&M University - Kingsville Development Day Conference
Training Government Document Student Assistants: An Ongoing Process, 07/25/1996
ALA (American Library Association) Conference