Member Profile

Victoria Packard

Victoria Packard

Contributions

Victoria Packard is a Peer Reviewer

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Skills & Interests

Associations

  • ACRL Distance Learning Instruction Section
    Co-Chair 04/2012 – Current
  • Texas Distance Learning Association (TXDLA)
    Member 01/2011 – Current
  • ACRL Distance Learning Instruction Section
    Member 01/2008 – Current

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

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).

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.

Languages

  • Spanish
    • Speaking level: Beginner
    • Reading level: Beginner

Honors & 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

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

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