Dragan Gill
www.dragangill.us
dgill@ric.edu

Relevant Experience

Reference Librarian, Assistant Professor Mar 2016 – Present
Instructor   Mar 2015 – Mar 2016
James P. Adams Library, Rhode Island College

Liaison to Africana Studies, Anthropology, Environmental Studies,
Gender & Women’s Studies, Justice Studies, Social Work, and Sociology

Provide information literacy instruction & collection development services

Rhode Island Open Textbook Initiative

Steering Committee Co-Chair Jul 2017 – Present
Steering Committee Chair Sept 2016 – Jul 2017

Coordinator of Reference Student Employees Aug 2015 – Dec 2017, Jun 2020 – Present

Selected Work

COVID-19 Response: Accessibility Task Force Summer 2020  – Present
COVID-19 Response: Online Planning Committee Spring/Summer 2020

Co-Instructor, Honors 250 Topics: Honors Colloquium Fall 2018

Planning Council Member, Central Falls Rhode Island College Innovation Lab Mar 2015 – May 2017

Asset Map Team Lead

Co-Administer Library Website

Co-developed & implemented library homepage UX study Spring 2020
Co-developed & implemented discovery UX study Fall 2019
Co-developed & implemented an IRB approved UX study Spring 2016
Administer Springshare Products

Information Literacy and Academic Program Liaison Librarian Feb 2012 – Mar 2015
Wadsworth Library, Mount Ida College

Liaison to School of Design, New England Institute, Social Sciences and Humanities Departments
Co-revised a cohesive information literacy curriculum for the college
Redesigned the library website, including implementing the use of LibGuides, LibAnswers & LibCal
Co-authored library mission statement

Adjunct Faculty, Reference Department Sept 2011 – Feb 2012
Adams Library, Rhode Island College

Created, edited & updated LibGuides
Provided one-on-one reference services

Part-time Library Commons Assistant I Nov 2010 – Feb 2012
Phillips Memorial Library, Providence College

Teen Programming Coordinator Summer 2010, 2011
Mystic & Noank Library, Mystic CT

Substitute TeacherFeb 2010 – Jun 2011
Groton Public Schools, Groton CT

Circulation AssistantSept 2006 – Nov 2007
Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington DC

Publications

Gill, D. (2020). Creating an asset map for student and community success: Finding our strengths through a campus partnership. College & Research Libraries News, 81(11), 545.

Presentations

Gill, D., FCTL Think Tank: OER for Accessible, Flexible and Creative Online Teaching Jun 2020
Faculty Center for Teaching & Learning, Rhode Island College

Gill, D. & L. Gumb,  RI Open Textbook Initiative: A Statewide Challenge for Higher Education Apr 2020
Rhode Island Teaching & Learning Network

Gill, D., Open to Support Accessibility and Inclusion Feb 2020
Faculty Center for Teaching & Learning, Rhode Island College

Ernst, D. & D. Gill, Open Textbooks: Access, Affordability, and Academic Success Oct 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
Faculty Center for Teaching & Learning, Rhode Island College Feb 2018

Gill, D., How to measure open textbook and OER progress without numbers? Jul 2019
Breakout-session leader, Open Textbook Network Summit

Brophy-Baermann, M. & D. Gill, Reviving the Messenger: Post-Truth Media LiteracyMay 2019
Rhode Island Library Association Annual Conference

Gill, D., Inroads to Open Access Publishing Mar 2019
Department Chairs Meetings, Rhode Island College

Gill, D., But I Don’t Use a Textbook: Open Educational Resources for All          Mar 2019
Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning, Rhode Island College

Fairchild, D., D. Gill & L. Gumb, All Hands on Deck: Librarians as Advocates of OER Nov 2018
Invited Speaker, State of Rhode Island Office of Library and Information Services, CE

Freeman, D. & D. Gill, Understanding Copyright & Creative Commons           Oct 2018
Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning, Rhode Island College

Gill, D. & L. Gumb, Open Educational Resources: Reimagining Access & PedagogyAug 2018
Invited Speaker, Center for Innovation in Education, Thomas College

Fairchild, D., D. Gill & L. Gumb, Small State, Big Challenge: Creating a Community of Practice for Rhode Island LibrariansMay 2018
NorthEast OER Summit

Gill, D. & L. Kohl, Open Educational Resources: Supporting Student Success in the Classroom through High Quality Free & Reusable ContentApr 2018
Innovative Educators, Webinar

Hamouda, S. & D. Gill, Harnessing Faculty Knowledge and Open-Enabled Practices to Create Ebooks and Online Course MaterialsFeb 2018
Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning, Rhode Island College

Gill, D. & L. Gumb, Beyond Savings: Empowering Faculty to Make the SwitchNov 2017
New England Faculty Development Consortium Conference

Barlow, A. & D. Gill, Using Object-Based and Open-Enabled Pedagogy for Authentic Learning Jul & Oct 2017
Adjunct Professional Development Day, Rhode Island College

Gill, D., H. Posey, & A. Tieman Michney, Opening Up about Open Textbooks: Accounts of Real Work around OER May 2017
Rhode Island Library Association Annual Conference

Coelho, L., Gill, D. & A. Nieves Collaborative Cartography: Creating an Asset Map for Student and Community Success May 2017
Association of College and Research Libraries, New England Chapter Annual Conference

Mainstream Media, Social Media, Fake News, and the “Post-Truth” World, as part of: Feb 2017
Liberal Studies 150: Understanding the Post-Election World, Rhode Island College

Ayton, K, & D. Gill, Kanopy – An On-Demand Streaming Video Solution. Like Netflix, but Better!Jul 2016
Adjunct Professional Development Day, Rhode Island College

Ayton, K, A. Barlow, D. Gill, & L. Perry, UX Study for LibGuides 2 Website Redesign May 2016
Rhode Island Library Association Annual Conference

Gill, D., Library I: Beginning Research Skills (A Series to Guide Faculty in Developing Student Research Skills) Feb & Apr 2016
Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning, Rhode Island College

Gill & P. Brennan, Pilot to Reduce 1st Year IL Overload (Poster)Oct 2015
Information Literacy Action Round Table, Rhode Island Library Association

Vingo, T. & D. Gill, How the Library is Changing to Support FacultyAug 2013
Faculty/Staff Summer Institute, Mount Ida College

Exhibitions

Goodwin-Gomez, G. & D. Gill,  Living in the Amazon: Artifacts of the Brazilian YanomamiSpring 2020

Gill, D., CuriosityFall 2019

Gill, D., A Potion for Memory and WisdomSpring 2019

Barlow, A. & D. Gill, The Book: Art and Artifact Spring/Summer 2016

Professional Association Memberships & Committees

American Library Association & Association of College & Research Libraries2012 – Present
College Libraries Section, Instruction Section
Student Member: College Library Section, Instruction Section, New Member Round Table2008

Association of College & Research Libraries, New England Chapter2012 – Present
New England Library Instruction Group
Scholarships & Awards Committee2016 – 2019
Co-Chair2017 – 2019

New England Library Association2017 – Present

New England Board of Higher Education Open Education Regional Advisory Committee2020 – Present

Northeast OER Summit Core Planning Team2020 – Present

Rhode Island Library Association 2011 – Present
Information Literacy Action Round Table 2015 – Present
Conference Committee 2011 – 2016

Higher Education Library Information Network
Strategic Directions task force   Nov 2019  –  Jun 2020
Mission task force     Oct 2018 – Mar 2019
Website task force  Mar – Oct 2017

Education

MLIS with a specialization in Academic Librarianship Dec 2008
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh PA

B.A. with a concentration in Cross Cultural StudiesMay 2006
Simon’s Rock College of Bard, Great Barrington MA

Professional Development & Continuing Education

Social & Behavioral Research – Basic/Refresher & Conflict of Interest mini-course           Aug 2018
CITI Program

Summer Institute + CC-LIB Certificate Beta TestingAug 2017
Open Textbook Network + Creative Commons USA

Green and Gold: Understanding Open Access Models (CE)Oct 2015
North Atlantic Health Sciences Libraries, Regional Chapter of the Medical Library Association

Visual Literacy: Incorporating the Visual into Information Literacy & Library Programs (PDPs)Nov 2014
Simmons Graduate School of Library and Information Science Continuing Education

Using WordPress to Build Library WebsitesMar 2013
American Library Association eCourse

Summer Institute, National Center for Death Education (CE)Jul 2012
Mount Ida College

Continuing Medical Education (CE)Oct 2008
University of Pittsburgh Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences

Workshops & Training

OER Learning Circle ModelFeb 2020
Webinar, Open Textbook Network Monthly Webinar Series

How to Create Inclusive & Accessible OERNov 2019
Webinar, CARL Open Education Working Group

Fostering Student Research & Creative ActivityMar 2019
Faculty Center for Teaching & Learning and Center for Research & Creative Activity, Rhode Island College

Building your Research Data Management Toolkit: Integrating RDM into Your Liaison WorkJan 2019
Association of College & Research Libraries Roadshow, Bryant University

Safe Zone TrainingApr 2018
LGBTQ+ Affairs Office, Community, Equity & Diversity, Rhode Island College

Copyright BootcampFeb 2018
Rhode Island Office of Innovation and Rhode Island Office of Library & Information Science

Effectively Implementing OER on your CampusNov 2016
Webinar, OpenStax

Assessment: Making it Work for YouOct 2015
Faculty Center for Teaching & Learning, Rhode Island College

Peer to Peer Outreach: Involving Students in Library Operations and PromotionOct 2015
NorthEast Regional Computing Program

Green Dot Bystander TrainingAug 2015
Green Dot Training, Rhode Island College

Not Just for Honors Students: The Value of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity for Student Engagement and RetentionApr 2015
Rhode Island College, Faculty Center for Teaching & Learning and Center for Research & Creative Activity

Summer Institute2012 – 2014
Center for Curricular Innovation & Teaching Effectiveness, Mount Ida College

Collaboration in the Library: An E-Resources WorkshopOct 2012
SpringShare and Credo Reference

Safe Space TrainingOct 2012
Office of Diversity and Inclusion, Mount Ida College

Awards & Grants

Faculty Professional Development Stipend2017, 2018

Nina C. Brotherton ScholarshipFall 2008

Conferences Attended

Open Textbook Network Summit2017 – 2020

Northeast Regional OER Summit2017 – 2019

ACRL/NEC Annual Program2016 – 2019

ACRL/NEC New England Library Instruction Group Annual Conference2016, 2019

Rhode Island Library Association Annual Conference2012 – 2017, 2019

Connecticut Information Literacy Conference2014, 2016 – 2018

Association of College & Research Libraries, Annual Conference2017

American Library Association Midwinter Meeting2016

NorthEast Regional Computing Program Annual Conference2014

Association of College & Research Libraries Virtual Conference2013

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