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Victoria Packard

MERLOT Contributor  Peer Reviewer
Professor/ Coordinator of Instructional Services & Distance Learning and Funding Information Network for Non-Profit Grants Supervisor
Texas A&M University-Kingsville
Other Disciplines:
Member Type: Faculty
Last Login: Aug 25, 2016
Member Since: Oct 14, 2004

Contributions

Affiliations

Primary Affiliation:
  • Texas A and M University System - Kingsville (Education, 4 Year/4 Year + Grad, TX, United States)

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Contact Information

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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 & Interests

  • Academic Support Services/Library and Information Services/Information Retrieval (Expert)
    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

  • Certification Instructional Technology (05/2014)
    Texas A&M University - Kingsville
  • Certicifation Instructional Design (05/2014)
    Texas A&M Univeristy - Kingsville
  • M.L.I.S. Library & Information Science (07/1995)
    University of Tennessee - Knoxville
  • B.A. Fine Arts in Art History & Textiles (07/1987)
    University of Northern Colorado
  • A.S. (Double) Psychology & Sociology (12/1974)
    Kishwaukee College

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). FGDC Federal Geographic Data Committee: National Geospatial Data Clearinghouse (Database Review) in Reference Reviews Internation & Emerald Database (Vol. 22, Issue 2).
  • 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). World Geography and WebCT in Thinking Outside the Book: Essays for Innovative Librarians. McFarland Press.
  • Packard, V L. (2007). ARCHIMEDES: The Palimpsest (Database Review) in Reference Reviews International & Emerald Database (Vol. 21, Issue 6).
  • Packard, V L. (2007). Encyclopedia of World Geography (Book 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). Imperial Gazetteer of India (Database Review) in Reference Reviews International & Emerald Database (Vol. 21, Issue 5).
  • Packard, V L. (2007). Small Town Papers (Database Review) in Reference Reviews International & Emerals Database (Vol. 21, Issue 2).
  • 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). Create Your Own World with GIS (Geographic Information Systems) in ACRL College & Research Libraries News (Vol. 60, No. 3 March 1999).
  • Packard, V L. (1999). Training Government Document Student Assistants: An Ongoing Process in ERIC Clearinghouse on Information & Technology (ED422001).

Associations

  • ACRL Distance Learning Instruction Section
    Co-Chair 04/2012 - Current
  • Texas Distance Learning Association (TXDLA)
    Member 01/2011 - Current
  • Texas State Archives & Libraries Grant Panel (LSTA)
    Member 01/2008 - Current
  • Delta Kappa Gamma Society International
    Member 08/2005 - Current
  • South Texas History Fair Judge
    Senior Level Multimedia and Websites 03/1998 - Current
  • Texas Library Association
    Member 01/1996 - Current
  • American Library Association
    Member 01/1995 - Current
  • Delta Kappa Gamma Society International
    President, Alpha Lambda 08/2014 - 07/2016
  • 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

  • MERLOT Peer Reviewer Extraordinaire (06/2015)
  • 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
  • Delta Kappa Gamma Award (04/2011)
    "Federal, State, & FDO Non-Profit Grants" book chapter in "The Frugal Librarian: Thriving Through Tough Times"
  • Knowledge is Power Award from MARCIVE & GODORT (04/2011)
    "Outstanding Documents Librarianship for 2011"
  • 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

  • ENGL 1171 Information Literacy ( Current)
    Texas A&M University - Kingsville - Information Literacy
    Core Curriculum Information Literacy class begun Fall 2014
  • World Geography 1303-600 ( 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