Heather A. Dalal
Assistant Professor I - Librarian Email: hdalal@rider.edu
Phone Number: 609-895-5731
Department Name:
Moore Library
Office Location:
Moore Library 334

Mailing Address:
2083 Lawrence Road Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
Role: 
Faculty
Title: 
Assistant Professor I - Librarian
Email: 
hdalal@rider.edu
Phone Number: 
609-895-5731
Department Name: 
Moore Library
Mailing Address: 
2083 Lawrence Road Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
Office Location: 
Moore Library 334

Education

  • B.A. Northwestern College (Religion)
  • M.L.I.S. Rutgers University
  • M.Ed. University of Massachusetts, Boston (Instructional Design)

Responsibilities

  • Instruction
  • Reference
  • Emerging Technologies
  • Liaison to: Continuing Studies, Graduate Education, Leadership, & Counseling, Information Systems & Supply Chain Management, Management and Nursing

Publications

  • Huey, H.A. (2009). "The Blended Librarian." In "Publish, Not Perish: Learning Research and Writing for Librarians." Ed. N.A.Cooke. Public Services Quarterly, 5(3), 192-200
  • Huey, H. A. (2008).  "Facebook" In "Social Networking in Libraries: New Tricks of the Trade, Part I" Ed. N.A.Cooke. Public Services Quarterly, 4(3), 233 - 246.
  • Katz, I. R., Elliot, N., Attali, Y., Scharf, D., Powers, D., Huey, H., et al. (2008). The Assessment of Information Literacy:  A Case Study. Princeton, NJ: Educational Testing Service. Document Number RR-08-33.  Abstract
  • Scharf, D., Elliot, N., Huey, H.A., Briller, V., & Joshi, K.  (2007). Direct Assessment of Information Literacy using Writing Portfolios. Journal of Academic Librarianship.  33(4),  462-477.

Selected Presentations

  •  "Is Online Instruction as Effective as Face to Face?"  Poster presented at the Vale Assessment Fair at Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ. July 26, 2012.
  • "Writing Performance Objectives & Developing Assessment for Instruction Librarians." VALE Shared Information Literacy Committee.  At NJIT Newark on May 10, 2012 with Lynee Richel.
  • "Too few librarians, too many students—moving a successful information literacy program online." Breakout session presented with Davida Scharf at the VALE / NJ ACRL / NJLA CUS Twelfth Annual Users' Conference. Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ. January 5, 2011.
  • "The Systematic Design of Instruction for Librarians." Posted presented with Lynee Richel (County College of Morris) at the VALE / NJ ACRL / NJLA CUS Twelfth Annual Users' Conference. Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ. January 5, 2011. 
  • "Web 2.0 for Information Literacy." Everything You Wanted to Know About Teaching Information Literacy but Were Too Afraid to Ask. The ACRL/NJ User Education Committee and the VALE Shared Information Literacy Summer Program 2010 at Rider University, June 7, 2010.  With Lynee Richel from County College of Morris.
  • "Direct Assessment of Information Literacy Using Rubrics." Poster presented at the Vale Assessment Fair at Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ. May 25, 2010.  With Davida Scharf.
  • "Litetia attends NJIT."  VALE Shared Information Literacy Committee's program  “The Information Literacy Life Cycle of Litetia” to Librarians from K to College at Brookdale Community College. June 25, 2009 with Davida Scharf.
  • Panel member at the VALE 2009 Users Conference Assessing Information Literacy Outcomes, Part 1: Learning from Some Internal Experiences Assessing Information Literacy Outcomes, Part 2: Learning from Some External Experiences.
  • “Direct Assessment of Information Literacy” at the 2007 Association of College & Research Library (ACRL) Annual Conference, Baltimore, MD with Davida Scharf (NJIT), Norbert Elliot (NJIT) and Mary Metzer & Donna Gunter (University of North Carolina Charlotte).
  •  “Socializing in the 21st Century”.  Infolink Presentation March 2007. Newark Public Library. Newark NJ.
  •  “Information Literacy Programs and Assessment at NJIT.” October 26, 2006. Metro Science Librarians SIG Meeting, New York, NY.
  • "Zeek2Find: A Constructivist Approach to Information Literacy Training Using a Computer Game." (with Davida Scharf). May 14, 2005. The 33rd National LOEX Conference, Louisville, Kentucky.