Ilene Frank

1974-2009 University of South Florida Tampa Library, 1974-2009. Retired from the in 2009 with professor emeritus status 

2001 to date: Adjunct Professor

DETT 611 UMUC's Masters in Distance Education certificate program DETT 611  

LIBS 150 sections of mandatory 1 credit courses on use of library and internet resources for the undergraduate school; 
formerly taught UCSP 615 Orientation to Graduate Studies. 

Teaching Assignments with UMUC -  Spring 2015 to date
DETT 611   Library and Intellectual Property Issues in Distance Education and E-learning
LIBS 150    Introduction to Research

Teaching Assignments with UMUC - Fall 2014
UCSP 615 Orientation to Graduate Studies at UMUC
LIBS 150    Introduction to Research 

2010, June to date: Volunteer Director of Library Service, University of the People - a global, accredited, online low-fee university 
currently serving students from more than 194 countries. 

2012, June  through Summer 2017: Reference librarian - part-time adjunct and full-time temporary faculty librarian positions 
at Hillsborough Community College (FL) - Brandon, Dale Mabry and Ybor City campuses. 

2017/2018  to date Permanent full-time librarian position - Hillsborough Community College - Brandon campus

Staff librarian for WritingCommons

Senior Associate with the TLT Group

Received the 2011 UMUC Teaching Recognition Award for the School of Undergraduate Studies

Projects and Presentations
Gangs in Central America  (  April 2012)
Participant in panel Maras and Violence in Central America session LASA International Congress, Toronto, October 2010.)  

(Related document: Floyd, J. Gangs in Mexico. Compiled in 2008) 

OER ToolBox A list of places to search for open education resources. This .rtf file is on - preview and/or use "file options" to download the file.  April 2011.  

free-resources wiki. OER resources and search tools.  Co-author Barrett Havens. 

2016: Hill, Valerie, Joe Floyd, & Ilene Frank. (In press). MOOCs, Virtual Environments and Librarians Chapter 13 in Teaching and Learning in Virtual Environments: Archives, Museums, and Libraries. edited by Patricia Franks, Lori Bell, and Rhonda Trueman. Libraries Unlimited. ABC-CLIO

2013: ALA Annual Conference. Chicago. July 1, 2013.  Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) - The Future of Learning? A panel with Ilene Frank, Valerie Hill, Michelle Keba, Heather Rayl (moderator). 

2013: ACRL Virtual World Interest Group. A panel on MOOCs and librarians with Valerie Hill, Michelle Keba, George Djorgovski. February 17, 2013.  Second Life. 

2011: Beyond Second Life. Presentation in Second Life for ACRL.  December 2011 

2010: FACRL poster session on Second Life - and Beyond. With Joe Floyd. October 29, 2010. Sarasota, FL

2010: Immersive Worlds, Educators & Librarians (Power Point  2007) 

2010: Advice to Educators Bibliography  (Word 2007)

An ACRL/TLT Group Online Seminar. Wednesdays, October 13, 20, and 27,  2010. 2PM EDT Presenters: Susan Ariew, University of South Florida and Ilene Frank, UMUC and USF (ret.) Best Practices in Information Literacy Wiki (no longer available)

2010: Poster session with Joe Floyd on Virtual Worlds in Education - Second Life and Beyond. FACRL Sarasota FL October 29, 2010
2010: Florida Library Association Annual Meeting. Poster session:  Designing library spaces in Second Life with Joe Floyd, University of South Florida. Thursday, April  8, 2010. Draft of paper to support poster session

2008, 2009, 2010: ACRL/TLT Group. Best Practices in Information Literacy.  Susan Ariew and Ilene Frank 
2007: TLT Group Second Life Workshop
     (Support for a workshop about Second Life, June 2007).
     Workshops on Second Life (with Drew Smith and Joe Floyd)

Subpages (1): Ilene Frank. Resume