Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

Liu, Yan, Guth, LuMarie and Ilana Stonebraker.  ““Information Has Value” in Business Library Instruction: Approaching the Frame Three Ways” Journal of Business & Finance Librarianship. Under Review.

Zwicky, David, and Ilana Stonebraker.  “A Critical Librarianship Approach for Teaching Patent Searching: Who Becomes an Inventor in America?” Journal of Business & Finance Librarianship. Under Review.

Stonebraker, Ilana, Clarence Maybee and Jessica Chapman. “Undergraduate Students’ Experience of Using Information at the Career Fair: A Phenomenographic Study Conducted by the Libraries and Career Center” The Journal of Academic Librarianship. 45.4 (2019): 358-367.

Kirker, Maoria J., and Ilana Stonebraker. “Architects, Renovators, Builders, and Fragmenters: A Model for First Year Students’ Self-perceptions and Perceptions of Information Literacy.” The Journal of Academic Librarianship 45.1 (2019): 1-8.

Howard, Heather A., Nora Wood, and Ilana Stonebraker. “Mapping information literacy using the Business Research Competencies.” Reference Services Review (2018)

Stonebraker, Ilana, and Heather A. Howard. 2018. “Evidence-Based Decision-Making: Awareness, Process and Practice in the Management Classroom.” The Journal of Academic Librarianship 44 (1). JAI: 113–17. doi:10.1016/J.ACALIB.2017.09.017.

Stonebraker, Ilana, Caitlan Maxwell, Kenny Garcia and Jessica Jerrit. “Realizing critical business information literacy: Opportunities, definitions, and best practices.” Journal of Business & Finance Librarianship 22.2 (2017): 135-148.

Stonebraker, Ilana. “Library-sponsored case competitions: Best practices and assessment of learning gains.” Journal of Business & Finance Librarianship 22.1 (2017): 46-60.

Stonebraker, I. “Towards Informed Leadership: Teaching Students to Make Better Decisions Using Information Journal of Business & Finance Librarianship, 21 (3-4), 229-238.

Zhang, Tao, Ilana Stonebraker and Marlen Promann. “Understanding library users’ preferences and expectations of online help.” Reference Services Review 44.3 (2016): 362-374.

Stonebraker, Ilana R., and Rachel Fundator. “Use It or Lose It? A Longitudinal Performance Assessment of Undergraduate Business Students’ Information Literacy.” The Journal of Academic Librarianship 42.4 (2016): 438-444.

Kong, Ningning, Tao Zhang, and Ilana Stonebraker. “Evaluation of web GIS functionality in academic libraries.” Applied Geography 60 (2015): 288-293.

Stonebraker, I., Robertshaw, M.B., Moss, JD. “Student See Versus Student Do: A Comparative Study of Two Online Tutorials.”TechTrends (2016): 1-7.

Stonebraker, I. “Flipping the Business Information Literacy Classroom: Redesign, Implementation, and Assessment of a Case Study,” Journal of Business & Finance Librarianship, 20:4, 283-301, 2015. DOI: 10.1080/08963568.2015.1072893

Stonebraker, I. “Measuring Usability in the Database Review Process: Results from a Pilot.” Journal of Library Innovation. Fall 2015.

Kong, N., Zhang, T., Stonebraker, I. “Common metrics for web-based mapping applications in academic libraries” Online Information Review, 2014 38:7 , 918-935

Conference Papers

Stonebraker, Ilana, Heather Howard and Kenny Garcia. “Search Beyond: The Library, Social Researching and Practices of Knowing”. Critical Management Studies Conference 2017. Liverpool, United Kingdom.

Stonebraker, I. Tao Zhang. “Crowdsourcing Reference Help: Using Technology To Help Users Help Each Other” ACRL 2015 Contributed Paper.

Kong, N. Zhang, T., Stonebraker, I. “Functionality and Web GIS in Academic Libraries.” Applied Geography Conference. October 16 2014.

Book Chapters

Ilana Stonebraker, Caitlan Maxwell, Jessica Jerrit. “Chapter 18: Critical Pedagogy for Business and Management Undergraduates: Evaluation of Marketing Information” Critical Library Pedagogy Handbook: Vol 2. Chicago: ACRL, 2016.

Ilana Stonebraker and Tao Zhang. “Participatory culture and E- Learning: Using Crowdsourcing as a Catalyst for Online Student Engagement” E-Learning and the Academic Library: Essays on Innovative Initiatives. McFarland, 2016. Invited.

Stonebraker, I. and Zhang, T. CrowdAsk: A Crowdsourced Library Help System”. (November 2014). Reimagining Reference in the 21st Century. Invited.

Conference Proceedings

Stonebraker, I. and Doan, T., “Undergraduate Learning in Libraries: Space Design for Academic Course Transformation and Re-Thinking Campus Culture” (2015). Re-think it: Libraries for a New Age – Conference Proceedings. Book 4.

Stonebraker, I. “Letting Gogh of the Traditional Lecture and Lab: Flipping the Business Information Literacy Classroom” LOEX 2014. May 9, 2014. Grand Rapids, MI.

Zhang, T., & Barnes, I. R. (2013, September). Building better help before we build it: user characteristics’ effect on library help design. In Proceedings of the 31st ACM international conference on Design of communication (pp. 199-200). ACM.

“Incorporating Usability into the Database Review Process: New Lessons and Possibilities” Charleston Conference 2013 proceeding (available here: )

White Papers

Zhang, T., Stonebraker, I. “Final Report for IMLS Grant Number LG-46-13-0239-13 CrowdAsk: A Crowdsourced Library Help System IMLS Sparks! Ignition Grant Final Report. August 2014.

Library Publications

Stonebraker, Ilana. “The down-ballot librarian: experiences running for public office.” The Political Librarian 4.2 (2019): 4.

Stonebraker, Ilana, and Emily Johnson. “Fake News, Special Libraries and What It Means to Be American.” Public Services Quarterly 14.2 (2018): 193-195. 

Hal Kirkwood and Ilana Stonebraker “Introduction, Special Issue: Applications of Business Information Literacy for Improved Decision Making.” Journal of Business & Finance Librarianship, 21:3-4, 195-197, 2016. DOI: 10.1080/08963568.2016.1226609

Stonebraker, Ilana. “Special Libraries and YouCanBook. Me: Easy Consultation Scheduling through an Online Booking System.” Public Services Quarterly 12.4 (2016): 334-338.

Stonebraker, I., Magnus, E., Puente, M. “Real Institutions, Real Talk: Reflecting on over a decade of Diversity Scholars Visits to ARL Research Libraries College & Research Libraries News. July/August 2016

Stonebraker, I. (2015). Specialized Tutorials for Specialized Resources: Using Interactive Guide on the Side Tutorials for Special Libraries Reference and Instruction. Public Services Quarterly, 11(3), 232-236.

Stonebraker, I. (2015). Good Library Data Made Better With Technology! Using OpenRefine and Google Fusion Tables in Academic Business Libraries Instruction. Academic BRASS.

Stonebraker, I., Robertshaw, M.B., Kirkwood, H.P., Dugan, M. “Bring Your Own Device in the Information Literacy Classroom” Indiana Libraries. 33 (2).

Stonebraker, I. “Twitter in Special Libraries: A Distributed Social Media Strategy” Public Service Quarterly- Special Libraries: Special Challenges Column. Volume 10, No. 1. 11 March 2014.

Zhang, T., Barnes, I. R., & Promann, M. (2014). Building better help: user characteristics’ effect on library help design. Communication Design Quarterly Review, 2(2), 21-27.

Barnes, I. “Geospatial services in special libraries: A needs assessment perspective” Public Service Quarterly Special Libraries: Special Challenges Column. Volume 9, No. 2. 16 May 2013.

Barnes, I. “Founding a Group for New Business Librarians: The First Six Months” Academic BRASS newsletter Volume 7, No. 2.

Barnes, I. RUSA Update Conference Report as part BRASS Gale Cengage Student Travel Award (published August 21 2012)

Barnes, I. B&F Bulletin Conference Report as part of SLA Business & Finance Student Travel Award (published Oct 30 2012).

Library Webinars

Invited Webinar Presenter. Stonebraker, Ilana, Mel Gruver, and Vanessa Pacheco. October 28th.“Civic Literacy & Citizenship: cultivating space for communities to co-create knowledge and make change”. Invited Indiana State Library Webinar. October 2020.

“Usability Studies: A Librarian Primer” ALA RUSA webinar for reference librarians September 2013 and March 2014 with T. Zhang.

“User Experience 101” ALA RUSA webinar presented August 2013 and February 2014 with T. Zhang.