Ilene Frank

  • Retired from the University of South Florida Tampa Library in 2009 with professor emeritus status
  • 2001 to date: Adjunct for UMUC's Masters in Distance Education certificate program and teaching sections of mandatory 1 credit courses on use of library and internet resources. 
  • June, 2010 to date: Volunteer Director of Library Service, University of the People - supporting the first online low-fee university.
  • June 2012 to date: Adjunct reference librarian - part-time adjunct and full-time temporary faculty librarian positions at Hillsborough Community College (FL) - Brandon, Dale Mabry and Ybor City campuses.January 2016 - Dale Mabry 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)

2010: Best Practices in Information Literacy in Undergraduate Education.
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).

TLT Group. Archives.
     Workshops on Second Life (with Drew Smith and Joe Floyd)

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

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



Subpages (1): Ilene Frank. Resume