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Schultz-Jones, B., Farabough, M. & Hoyt, R. (Submitted, 2015). Towards consensus on the school library learning environment: A systematic review. Research Paper for the Proceedings of the 17th International Forum on Research in School Librarianship at the 44th International Association of School Librarianship Annual Conference, Maastricht, Netherlands. June 27-July 2, 2015. International.

Schultz-Jones, B., Ledbetter, C. & Bishop, J. (2014). Investigating differences between male and female students’ perceptions of school library learning environments. Contributed Paper in the Proceedings of the 43rd International Association of School Librarianship Annual Conference, Moscow, Russia, August 25-29, 2014. International.

Schultz-Jones, B., & Ledbetter, C. (2013). Evaluating students’ perceptions of library and science inquiry: Validation of two new learning environment questionnaires. Learning Environments Research, 16(3), 329-348.

Schultz-Jones, B. (2013). Developing competencies to become information literate. Research paper at Fagforbundet, the Union of Municipal Employees, Conference on Information Competence, Oslo, Norway, April, 11, 2013.

Baron, B. & Schultz-Jones, B. (2013). Service learning in action: Integrating reflection to deepen the educational experience. Research paper in the Proceedings of the iConference, Fort Worth, Texas, Feb. 12-15, 2013. International.

Schultz-Jones, B., Turpin, B. & Ledbetter, C. (2012). School library learning environment assessment in international schools. Contributed Paper in the Proceedings of the 41st International Association of School Librarianship Annual Conference, Doha, Qatar, November 12-15, 2012. International.

Schultz-Jones, B., Miksa, S., Snow, K. and Hasenyager, R. (2012). Historical and current implications of cataloging quality in academic, public and school libraries. Library Trends, 61(1), 49-82.

Schultz-Jones, B. (2012). New competencies for the teacher librarian. Research paper in the Proceedings of the European Meeting on Media and Information Literacy Education, Milan, Italy. February 27-29, 2012. Invited. International.

Schultz-Jones, B., & Ledbetter, C. (2010). Assessing school libraries as learning environments: Examining students’ perceptions in grades three, four and five. Research Paper in the Proceedings of the 14th International Forum on Research in School Librarianship at the 39th International Association of School Librarianship Annual Conference, Brisbane, Australia, September 27-30, 2010.

Schultz-Jones, B., Faber, T. & Reed, J. (2010). Through the lens of new school librarians: The application of standards to delivering excellence to the profession. Contributed Paper in the Proceedings of the International Association of School Librarianship Annual Conference, Brisbane, Australia, September 27-30, 2010.

Schultz-Jones, B., & Ledbetter, C. (2010). Investigating third through sixth grade students’ perceptions of school library learning environments. Research Paper accepted for the Proceedings of the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado, April 30 - May 4, 2010.

Schultz-Jones, B., & Ledbetter, C. (2009). School libraries as learning environments: Examining elementary and middle school students’ perceptions. Research Paper in the Proceedings of the 13th International Forum on Research in School Librarianship at the 38th International Association of School Librarianship Annual Conference, Padua, Italy, September 1-4, 2009.

Schultz-Jones, B., Ledbetter, C. and Jones, R.C. (2009). Increasing science literacy through collaboration between teachers and school library media specialists. Contributed Paper in the Proceedings of the International Association of School Librarianship Annual Conference, Padua, Italy, Sept. 1-4, 2009.

Schultz-Jones, B. (2009). Examining information behavior through social networks: An interdisciplinary review. Journal of Documentation 65(4), 592-631.

Schultz-Jones, B. & Ledbetter, C. (2009). Building relationships in the school social network: Science teachers and school library media specialists report key dimensions. School Libraries Worldwide, 15(2), 23-48.

Schultz-Jones, B., & Ledbetter, C. (2009). Collaboration opportuities in the school social network: Science teachers and school library media specialists report. Paper in the Proceedings of the 7th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, HI: January 4-7, 2009.

Other published papers

Schultz-Jones, B. (2012). Training and retraining of school librarians in the USA: Traditions and new approaches. School Library (Russia), 11(8).Schultz-Jones, B. (2010). School librarians, teachers and optimal STEM learning environments. By invitation. Knowledge Quest, 39(2).

Schultz-Jones, B. (2009). Collaboration in the school social network: School library media specialists connect. By invitation. Knowledge Quest, 37(4), 20-25.

Schultz-Jones, B. (2006). Navigating an automation wonderland. Library Media Connection, 25(3), 50-53.

Schultz-Jones, B. (2003). In comparison: Serials automation software. Library Media Connection, 21(6), 56-59.

Books

Schultz-Jones, B. & Oberg, D. (eds.) (2015, in press). Global Action on School Library Guidelines. Berlin/Munich: De Gruyter Saur. IFLA/IASL joint publication.

Schultz-Jones, B. (2006). An automation primer for school library media centers and small libraries. Worthington, OH: Linworth Publishing.

Book Chapters

Schultz-Jones, B. (accepted, 2015). Teaching the ethical use of information as a literacy skill. In S. Ingvaldsen & D. Oberg (eds.) Information Literacy in Education. Berlin/Munich: Chandos Publishing.

Schultz-Jones, B. (2015, in press). Development of the new international school library guidelines. In B. Schultz-Jones & D. Oberg (eds.) Global action on school library guidelines. Berlin/Munich: De Gruyter Saur. IFLA/IASL joint publication.

Schultz-Jones, B. (2011). Assessing school library learning environments. In L. Marquardt & D. Oberg (eds.) Global perspectives on school libraries: Projects and practices. Berlin/Munich: De Gruyter Saur. IFLA/IASL joint publication.

Other Scholarly Work

Schultz-Jones, B. (2010). Presentation skills. Presentation July 7, 2010 to the SUPER program students, Engineering Department, University of North Texas. Invited. Regional.

Schultz-Jones, B. & Hasenyager, R. (2010). Resource Description and Access (RDA) and quality catalogs. Presentation June 10, 2010 to the Texas Association of School Library Administrators, Annual Workshop. Invited. Regional.

Schultz-Jones, B. (2010). Collaboration opportunities in school social network: Science teachers and school library media specialist perspectives. Guest lecture to Masters Degree research methods course, the University of Texas at Dallas, January 21, 2010. Invited. Regional.

Schultz-Jones, B. (2009).RDA: What does it mean to school library resource description and access? ESC Region XI Virtual Technology Conference, Texas, Web conference presentation delivered November 11, 2009 at http://moodle.esc11.net/vtc/ Invited. Regional.

Schultz-Jones, B. (2009). Social network analysis and the social networks of public schools. ESC Region XI Virtual Technology Conference, Texas, Web conference presentation delivered November 11, 2009 at http://moodle.esc11.net/vtc/ Invited. Regional.