Dr. Daniel G. Alemneh
University of North Texas
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Education

PhD, University of North Texas, USA, 2009.
Major: Information Science
Degree Specialization: Information Science
Dissertation Title: An Examination of the Adoption of Preservation Metadata in Cultural Heritage Institutions: an Exploratory Study Using Diffusion of Innovations Theory.
Certificate, University of North Texas, USA, 2000.
Major: Digital Imaging
Degree Specialization: Digital Imaging
Dissertation Title: Metadata for Cultural Heritage Institutions
MLS, University of Sheffield, UK, 1998.
Major: Library and Information Management
Degree Specialization: Library and Information Management
Dissertation Title: The Potential Impact of the Internet on the Library and Information Services at Addis Ababa University Libraries, AAUL, Ethiopia.
BA, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia, 1994.
Major: Library and Information Science (Minor Computer Science)
Degree Specialization: Library and Information Science
Dissertation Title: Development of Library Services in the Mnistry of Foreign Affairs, Ethiopia

Professional Positions

Professional
Full Librarian, University of North Texas. (2014 – Present).
Adjunct Professor, University of North Texas. (2005 – Present).
Associate Librarian, University of North Texas. (20092014).
Librarian II / Assistant Professor, University of North Texas. (20052009).
Super Graduate Library Assistant, University of North Texas. (20032004).
Graduate Library Assistant, University of North Texas. (20002003).
Assistant Professor/Librarian, Head, Addis Ababa University. (September 1, 1994August 31, 1999).

Professional Memberships

2015-2017 Board of Directors (Chapter Assembly Director), 2014-2015: member of the ASIST Nominations Committee. 2012-2014: Chapter Assembly Advisory Committee and Student Chapter Representative. 2011-2012 Chair of Special Interest Group for International Information Issues (SIG-III), The Association for Information Science and Technology. (20012072).

I served as reviewer both for the annual conference ( https://www.alise.org/past-conferences ) and The Journal of Education for Library and Information Science (JELIS): https://www.alise.org/jelis-2, Association for Library and Information Science Education. (20042020).

2013-2014 TLA-14 Program Committee, Texas Library Association. (20012015).

Member, America Library Association. (20012012).

Member, The Society for Imaging Science and Technology. (20062010).

Development Activities Attended

Faculty Development Leave,"Fulbright Scholar," The Fulbright program is sponsored by the U.S. government. The US Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, in collaboration with the the Institute of International Education's Council for International Exchange of Scholars (IIE/CIES) oversee program operations., Pretoria, South Africa. (November 2021August 2022).

Faculty Development Leave,"Fulbright Scholar," The Fulbright program is sponsored by the U.S. government. The US Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, in collaboration with the the Institute of International Education's Council for International Exchange of Scholars (IIE/CIES) oversee program operations., Addis Ababa, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. (September 2019March 2020).

Teaching

Teaching Experience

University of North Texas
INFO 4203, Information Indexing and Organization, 24 courses.
INFO 5205, Information Indexing, Abstracting and Retrieval, 17 courses.
INFO 5330, Academic Libraries, 11 courses.
SLIS 4205, Introduction to Indexing and Abstracting, 18 courses.
SLIS 5205, Information Indexing, Abstracting and Retrieval, 64 courses.
SLIS 6900, Special Problems, 2 courses.

Teaching at Other Institutions

Jimma University, ADVANCED TOPICS IN INFORMATION SCIENCE, INSC 702, Fall 2020.

Addis Ababa University, Knowledge Representation and Reasoning, CIT 844, Spring 2020.

Non-Credit Instruction

Workshop, Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), 80. (May 2018May 2018).

Workshop, Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), 20. (May 2016May 2016).

Workshop, State Department via US Embassy in Ethiopia, 50. (July 2015July 2015).

Directed Student Learning

Dissertation Committee Member,"Exploratory Mixed Method Research on the Information Behaviors of Life Coaches," Information Science. (2016 – Present).

Dissertation Committee Member,"Research Data Management Services' policy within academic institutions," Information Science. (2015 – Present).

Dissertation Committee Member,"Where are the women in the Ebola crisis? An analysis of gendered reporting and the information behavior patterns of journalists covering a health outbreak," Mayborn School of Journalism. (2014December 2018).

Dissertation Committee Member,"Investigating Information Seeking Behavior of College Age Students in Vlore, Albania," Information Science. (2008December 2018).

Other,"Practicum Experience at Digital Libraries Division," Intensive English Language Institute. (June 4, 2018August 10, 2018).

Other,"Practicum Experience at UNT Digital Curation Unit," International Studies. (January 2018April 2018).

Dissertation Committee Member,"Social Media as a tool of influence: perspectives from decision making points," Information Science. (2013December 2017).

Dissertation Committee Member,"INVESTIGANTING FACTORS THAT AFFECT FACULTY ATTITUDES TOWARDS PARTICIPATION IN OPEN ACCESS INSTITUTIONAL REPOSITORIES (OA IR)," Information Science. (2012December 2017).

Dissertation Committee Member,"Factors Affecting Faculty Acceptance and Use of Institutional Repositories in Thailand," Information Science. (2013May 2017).

Dissertation Committee Member,"Impetuses for First, Second, and Third Year Law Student Information Seeking Behavior, and Perception of Common Knowledge and Citation," Information Science. (2012May 2016).

Dissertation Committee Member,"Readiness of Indonesian Academic Libraries for Open Access and Open Access Repositories Implementation: a Study on Indonesian Open Access Repositories Registered in OpenDOAR," Information Science. (2012August 2015).

Other,"Practicum," Information Science. (January 2014August 2014).

Other,"Practicum," Information Science. (20122013).

Dissertation Committee Member,"Factors Related to the Selection of Information Sources: A Study of Ramkhamhaeng University Regional Campuses Graduate Students," Information Science. (20062011).

Other,"Contributed to the Environmental Policy Collection development activities," Libraries. (September 2009March 2010).

Directed Individual/Independent Study,"Creating the COMRs Metadata Guide and Input Rules," Information Science. (20072007).

Other,"Practicum," Libraries. (20052006).

Research

Published Intellectual Contributions

Abstracts and Proceedings
Sonnenwald, D. H., Rorissa, A., Fourie, I., Raju, J., Julien, H., Alemneh, D. G. (2021). North–South Scholarly Collaboration: Opportunities and Experiences in Africa. Proceedings of the Association for Information Science and Technology. 58(1), 642-646. Salt Lake City, UT: Wylie. https://asistdl.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/pra2.518
Alemneh, D. G., Ford, A. (2021). Open Educational Resources for Equitable Scholarly Communication: Rethinking Educational Planning Post-COVID. Virginia: The 51st ISEP Annual Conference. https://isep.info/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/Most-Updated-Final-2021-ISEP-Program-Marwaha-October-12.10.21.pdf
Rorissa, A., Iyer, H., Potnis, D., Caidi, N., Alemneh, D. G. (2021). “Unity in Diversity”: A Conversation around the Interdisciplinary Identity of Information Science. Proceedings of the Association for Information Science and Technology. 58(1), 639-641. Salt Lake, UT: Wiley. https://asistdl.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/pra2.517
Alemneh, D. G. (2013). Digital Curation Tools: Metadata Enhancement with Selenium IDE Related Links: http://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc146565/?q. http://digital.library.unt.edu/ark%3A/67531/metadc146565/
Alemneh, D. G. (2013). Enhancing Content Visibility in Institutional Repositories: Overview of Factors that Affect Digital Resources Discoverability. Related Links: http://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc146566/?q. https://www.ideals.illinois.edu/bitstream/handle/2142/42117/437.pdf
Alemneh, D. G. (2013). The Lifecycle Management of ETDs Project: Multi Stakeholders Partnership Related Links: http://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc146567/?q. http://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc146567
Alemneh, D. G. (2012). Content Divide: Africa and the Global Knowledge Footprint Related Links: http://asis.org/asist2012/abstracts/206.html http://asis.org/asist2012/program.html.
Alemneh, D. G. (2012). Empowering Digital Libraries Users through Combining Taxonomies with Folksonomies Related Links: http://asis.org/asist2012/abstracts/373.html.
Alemneh, D. G. (2012). Repurposing Existing Digital Resources and Smoothing Interdisciplinary Communication: Environmental Policy Collection Development Related Links: http://asis.org/asist2012/abstracts/375.html.
Alemneh, D. G. (2012). The origins of SIG-III and its 30 Years' Journey: Visions and Reflections.
Alemneh, D. G. (2011). Data Desiccation: Facilitating Long-Term Access, Use, and Reuse of ETDs.
Alemneh, D. G. (2011). Factors Affecting Selection of Information Sources: A Study of Ramkhamhaeng University Regional Campuses Graduate Students.
Alemneh, D. G. (2011). Open Access and Scholarly Communication: The Current Landscape, Future Direction, and the Influence on Global Scholarship.
Alemneh, D. G. (2010). Exploration of Adoption of Preservation Metadata in Cultural Heritage Institutions: Case of PREMIS..
Alemneh, D. G. (2009). Barriers to Adopting PREMIS in Cultural Heritage Institutions: An Exploratory Study..
Alemneh, D. G. (2009). Expanding the Search for Digital Preservation Solutions. ACM/IEEE-CS Joint Conference on Digital Libraries. https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29319
Alemneh, D. G. (2009). Metadata Quality: A Phased Approach to Ensuring Long-term Access to Digital Resources..
Alemneh, D. G. (2007). Enhancing the Quality of Metadata: Modular Approach to Digital Resource Lifecycle Management.
Alemneh, D. G. (2007). Integrating Controlled Vocabularies into Cultural Heritage Digital Collections: the Portal to Texas History Experience.
Alemneh, D. G. (2005). Meeting the Demands of Digital Scholarship: Challenges and Opportunities.
Alemneh, D. G. (2005). The Issues of Compliance and Interoperability in Integrating Heterogeneous Digital Information Resources: Lessons from Texas History Portal.
Alemneh, D. G. (1998). The Role of Information Technology for Resource Sharing among Academic Libraries in Ethiopia.
Book
Alemneh, D. G. (2022). Handbook of Research on the Global View of Open Access and Scholarly Communications. 432. Hershey, Pennsylvania: IGI Global. https://www.igi-global.com/book/handbook-research-global-view-open/281278
Alemneh, D. G., Allen, J., Hawamdeh, S. (2017). Knowledge Discovery and Data Design Innovation: Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Management (ICKM 2017). New Jersey: World Scientific.
Alemneh, D. G., Donovan, B., Halbert, M., Han, Y., Henry, G., Hswe, P., McMillan, G., Wang, X. (2014). Guidance Documents for Lifecycle Management of ETDs. http://educopia.org/publications/gdlmetd
Book Chapter
Ford, A., Alemneh, D. G. (2022). The Role of Open Access in Enhancing Equitable Curricula and Research Outputs. Handbook of Research on the Global View of Open Access and Scholarly Communications. 22. Hershey, Pennsylvania: IGI Global. https://www.igi-global.com/chapter/the-role-of-open-access-in-enhancing-equitable-curricula-and-research-outputs/303637
Alemneh, D. G., Helge, K. (2020). Balancing Open Access to Heterogeneous Information Resources without Compromising Privacy and Data Confidentiality: A Review. Cybersecurity for Information Professionals: Concepts and Applications. 314. Taylor & Francis Group, 2020. https://www.taylorfrancis.com/chapters/edit/10.1201/9781003042235-7/providing-open-access-heterogeneous-information-resources-without-compromising-privacy-data-confidentiality-daniel-alemneh-kris-helge
Alemneh, D. G., Allen, J. M., Hawamdeh, S. M. (2017). Preface. Preface to Knowledge Discovery and Data Design Innovation: Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Management (ICKM 2017), Dallas, Texas, USA, 25-26 October 2017.. Singapore: World Scientific Publishing. https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1062065/
Alemneh, D. G., Phillips, M. E. (2016). Case Study: Implementing an Open-Source and In-House Developed PREMIS Events and Agents System.. Digital Preservation Metadata for Practitioners: Implementing PREMIS. Springer International Publishing. https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-43763-7_17
Alemneh, D. G., Rorissa, A., Assefa, S. (2016). Characteristics of Tweets about African Cultural Heritage. Annual Review of Cultural Heritage Informatics. 129 - 148. New York, NY: Rowman & Littlefield. https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark%3A/67531/metadc1128929/
Alemneh, D. G. (2014). Facilitating Discovery and Use of Digital Cultural Heritage Resources with Folksonomies: A Review. (Chapter in "Annual Review of Cultural Heritage Informatics 2012-2013," edited by Samantha K. Hastings.) </spen> Related Links: https://rowman.com/ISBN/9780759123335. https://rowman.com/ISBN/9780759123335
Alemneh, D. G. (2014). Metadata for ETD Lifecycle Management. (Chapter in Guidance Documents for Lifecycle Management of ETDs. Edited by:Schultz, Matt; Krabbenhoeft, Nick, and Skinner, Katherine.) </spen> Related Links: http://www.educopia.org/publishing/gdlmetd. http://educopia.org/publications/gdlmetd
Hartsock, R., Alemneh, D. G. (2013). Theses and Dissertations from print to ETD: The Nuances of Preserving and Accessing those in Music. Peer Reviewed. Cases on Electronic Records and Resource Management Implementation in Diverse Environments, edited by Janice M. Krueger.. 41-60. Hershey, Pennsylvania: IGI Global, Information Science Reference.
Alemneh, D. G. (2008). Maintaining Quality Metadata: Toward Effective Digital Resource Lifecycle Management..
Conference Proceeding
AssefA, S., Rorissa, A., Alemneh, D. G. (2021). Digital Readiness Assessment of Countries in Africa: A Case Study Research. Proceedings of the Association for Information Science and Technology. 58(1), 400-404. Salt Lake City, UT: Wiley. https://asistdl.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/pra2.467
Ford, A., Wilfong, T., Alemneh, D. G., Kidane, A. (2021). Session #1 – Fulbrighters Reaching Out Across The World: Celebrating a Legacy of Global Friendships: The Experience of an Ethiopian Cohort. Washington, DC: Fulbright 44th Annual Conference. https://fulbright.org/2021-conference-speakers/
Alemneh, D. G., Phillips, M. E. (2018). Metadata versus Full-Text: Tracking Users’ Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETDs) Seeking Behavior. 10766, pp 317-322. Switzerland: Springer, Cham. https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007%2F978-3-319-78105-1_35
Alemneh, D. G., Phillips, M. E., Smith, L., Shimabuku, H. (2017). Big Data and Government Information. This text This text is part of the International Conference on Knowledge Management (ICKM), 2017 Digital Proceedings. Denton, Texas: University of North Texas. https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1062086/
Alemneh, D. G., Phillips, M. E. (2016). Indexing quality and effectiveness: An exploratory analysis of electronic theses and dissertations representation. Proceedings of the Association for Information Science and Technology. 53(1), . Hoboken: Association for Information Science and Technology. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/pra2.2016.14505301111
Alemneh, D. G., Assefa, S., Rorissa, A. (2016). Harnessing Social Media for Promoting Tourism in Africa: An Exploratory Analysis of Tweets. IConference 2016 Proceedings. Philadelphia: iSchool. https://www.ideals.illinois.edu/handle/2142/89354
Alemneh, D. G., Phillips, M. E., Waugh, L., Tarver, H. M., Krahmer, A. J. (2015). A Peer-to-Peer Approach to Review Compliance with Trustworthy Repository Audit and Certification (TRAC). https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc801988/
Hartsock, R., Alemneh, D. G. (2015). Access to Geographical Information in Library Catalogs: a Case Study. Expanded Edition.. PAST: Pioneer America Society Transactions. International Society for Landscape, Place, and Material Culture. http://www.pioneeramerica.org/past2015/past2015arthart.html
Alemneh, D. G., Abate, S. T. (2015). Partnership for Building Institutional/National Capacity: Addis Ababa University and University of North Texas Initiatives. Addis Ababa: International E-Learning Africa Conference. http://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc503238/
Zavalina, O. L., Kizhakkethil, P., Alemneh, D. G., Phillips, M. E., Tarver, H. M. (2015). Building a Framework of Metadata Change to Support Knowledge Management. 14(1), 16. World Scientific Publishing Co.. https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc505014/
Tarver, H. M., Zavalina, O. L., Phillips, M. E., Alemneh, D. G., Shakeri, S. (2014). How Descriptive Metadata Changes in the UNT Libraries' Collections: A Case Study. Other. 43-52. Dublin Core Metadata Initiative. https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc406345/
Alemneh, D. G. (2013). "Mapping the Southwest" Project: Collaboration for Curation of Wide-format Items. Fortworth, Texas: Texas Library Association (TLA). https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc159529/
Alemneh, D. G., Phillips, M. E. (2007). Enhancing the Quality of Metadata: Modular Approach to Digital Resource Lifecycle Management. Archiving Conference. 2007(1), 75–79.
Alemneh, D. G., Hartman, C. N., Phillips, M. E. (2005). The Issues of Compliance and Interoperability in Integrating Heterogeneous Digital Resources: Lessons from the Texas History Portal. Archiving Conference. 2005(1), 149–152.
Education Kits and Manipulatives
Alemneh, D. G. (2015). ETD Lifecycle Management Workshop. Jimma:. http://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc699806
Encyclopedia Article
Hartsock, R., Alemneh, D. G., Helge, K. (2016). Copyright. Encyclopedia of Online Education, edited by Steven L. Danver. Sage.
Hartsock, R., Alemneh, D. G., Helge, K. (2016). Fair use. Encyclopedia of Online Education, edited by Steven L. Danver. Sage.
Hartsock, R., Alemneh, D. G. (2016). Portal to Texas History. Encyclopedia of Online Education, edited by Steven L. Danver. Sage.
Hartsock, R., Alemneh, D. G. (2016). Scholarly Repositories. Encyclopedia of Online Education, edited by Steven L. Danver. Sage.
Journal Article
Ford, A. Y., Alemneh, D. G. (2021). Equitable Educational Planning with Open Educational Resources: Tooling up for the Post-Pandemic Era.. 28(3), 21-30. https://isep.info/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/Journal28issue3.pdf
Zavalina, O. L., Alemneh, D. G., Kizhakkethil, P., Phillips, M. E., Tarver, H. M. (2015). Extended date/time format (EDTF) in the digital public library of America’s metadata: Exploratory analysis. Other. 52(1), 1–5.
Tarver, H. M., Waugh, L., Alemneh, D. G., Phillips, M. E. (2015). Managing Serials in a Large Digital Library: Case Study of the UNT Libraries Digital Collections. Other. 68(1-4), 353–360. Routledge. https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc406384/
Alemneh, D. G. (2014). "Managing Serials in a Large Digital Library: Case Study of the UNT Libraries Digital Collections" </spen> Related Links: http://nasig2014.sched.org/event/09d111dd8cae369cd9b32b2572c57be2#.U9lNUvldXTo. http://nasig2014.sched.org/event/09d111dd8cae369cd9b32b2572c57be2#.VMqYG2jF98F
Phillips, M. E., Alemneh, D. G., Reyes Ayala, B. (2014). Analysis of URL references in ETDs: a case study at the University of North Texas. Other. 35(4/5), 293–307. Emerald Group Publishing Limited.
Alemneh, D. G. (2014). Metadata Changes: Meeting the Evolving Requirements </spen> Related Links: http://ickm2014.bilgiyonetimi.net/program/. http://ickm2014.bilgiyonetimi.net/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/Zavalina.pdf
Alemneh, D. G. (2014). Open Access: The Global Scene </spen> Related Links: http://www.asis.org/asist2014/program.html. http://www.asis.org/asist2014/abstracts/panels/90.html
Alemneh, D. G., Phillips, M. E., Kleister, J. (2014). Pushing the Boundaries of Open Access.
Alemneh, D. G. (2014). Scientific Knowledge Diffusion in Agriculture: The Case for Africa . Related Links: http://iaald.library.cornell.edu/pdf/IAALD_World_Congress_2013_Program.pdf. http://journals.sfu.ca/iaald/index.php/aginfo/issue/view/42
Phillips, M. E., Alemneh, D. G., Reyes Ayala, B. (2013). Analysis of URL References in ETDs: A Case Study at the University of North Texas [Presentation].
Alemneh, D. G., Jones, J., Hartman, C. N., Phillips, M. E., Hodges, A., Kadri, C. (2013). Mapping the Southwest Project: Putting the Region’s Maps Online.
Alemneh, D. G. (2013). Workflow Tools for Digital Curation Related Links: http://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc157307/?q. http://journal.code4lib.org/articles/8419
Alemneh, D. G. (2012). "Mapping the Southwest": UNT-UTA Collaborative Project.
Alemneh, D. G. (2012). Enhancing Content Visibility in Institutional Repositories: Maintaining Metadata Consistency across Digital Collections.
Alemneh, D. G. (2012). Lifecycle Management of ETDs: Toward a Collaborative Approach to Stakeholders' Involvement in ETDs Curation.
Alemneh, D. G. (2012). Metadata Quality Enhancement for Large Digital Collections: Web Browser Automation with Selenium IDE.
Alemneh, D. G. (2012). Providing the ETDs of Today for the Researchers of Tomorrow.
Hall, N., Alemneh, D. G., Phillips, M. E. (2012). Repurposing existing digital resources and smoothing interdisciplinary communication: Environmental policy collection development. Other. 49(1), 1–3. Wiley Subscription Services, Inc., A Wiley Company.
Alemneh, D. G. (2012). Rhapsody in Green: ETDs at the University of North Texas.
Alemneh, D. G. (2011). Assessing the usage of electronic theses and dissertations: An overview of ETD statistics and metric in the UNT Libraries.
Alemneh, D. G., Phillips, M. E. (2011). Assessing the usage of electronic theses and dissertations: an overview of ETD statistics and metrics in the UNT libraries.
Phillips, M. E., Alemneh, D. G. (2011). Data desiccation: facilitating long-term access, use, and reuse of ETDs.
Alemneh, D. G., Hastings, S., Hawamdeh, S. M., McLean, A., Rorissa, A. (2011). Open access and scholarly communication: The current landscape, future direction, and the influence on global scholarship. Other. 48(1), 1--2. Wiley Online Library.
Hall, N., Alemneh, D. G., Phillips, M. E. (2010). Digital Collection Development Policy: From Documenting Content to Documenting Process. University of North Texas Libraries.
Alemneh, D. G., Phillips, M. E., Belden, D. L. (2007). Integrating controlled vocabularies into cultural heritage digital collections: The Portal to Texas History experience. Other. 44(1), 1–5. Wiley Online Library.
Middleton, K., Hartman, C. N., Belden, D. L., Reis, N. K., Alemneh, D. G., Phillips, M. E., Dunlop, D. (2005). Development of a portal to Texas history. Other. 23(2), 151–163. Emerald Group Publishing Limited.
Hartman, C. N., Belden, D. L., Reis, N. K., Alemneh, D. G., Phillips, M. E., Dunlop, D. (2005). Development of a Portal to Texas History. Other. 23(2), 151–163. Emerald Group Publishing Limited.
Alemneh, D. G. (2002). A Metadata Approach to Preservation of Digital Resources: The University of North Texas Libraries' Experience.
Magazine/Trade Publication
Alemneh, D. G. (2014). Bulletin of the Association for Information Science and Technology, April/May 2014 Issue (Vol. 40, No. 5) </spen> Related Links: http://www.asis.org/Bulletin/Jun-14/. http://www.asis.org/Bulletin/Jun-14/
Alemneh, D. G. (1998). "CYBRARAIAN" - The Internet Librarian: The old wine in a new bottle..
Alemneh, D. G. (1998). IINTERNET OPPORTUNITY: a very brief overview of trends and changes in Library and Information Services.
Alemneh, D. G. (1997). The Law Library: its role in the dynamism of the Ethiopian Legal education and the Legal Profession.
Alemneh, D. G. (1996). The Impact of Information Technology on Legal Education..
Alemneh, D. G. (1995). Some Points about the Law Library.
Alemneh, D. G. (1994). The Information Society.
Other
Alemneh, D. G., Allen, J. M., Hawamdeh, S. M. (2017). Program for the 2017 International Conference on Knowledge Management.. International Conference on Knowledge Management (ICKM- 2017). Denton, Texas: University of North Texas. https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1042605/
Panel
Alemneh, D. G., Hawamdeh, S. M., Chang, H., Rorissa, A., Assefa, S., Helge, K. (2020). Open Access in the Age of a Pandemic. American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T 2020).
Alemneh, D. G., Hawamdeh, S. M., Chang, H., Rorissa, A., Assefa, S., Helge, K. (2020). Open Access in the Age of a Pandemic. American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T 2020).
Personal Essay
Alemneh, D. G. Enhancing UNT's Presence in Sub-Saharan Africa: Building Partnership with Ethiopian Higher Education Institutions. 6. Denton, Texas: University of North Texas. https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc848580/
Poster
Alemneh, D. G., Phillips, M. E., Waugh, L., Tarver, H. M., Krahmer, A. J. (2015). A Peer-to-Peer Approach to Review Compliance with Trustworthy Repository Audit and Certification (TRAC). International Conference on Knowledge Management. https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc801979/
Waugh, L., Tarver, H. M., Phillips, M. E., Alemneh, D. G., Krahmer, A. J. (2015). A Collaborative Approach to the Trusted Repository Audit Checklist. https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc699807/
Alemneh, D. G., Tmava, A. M. (2014). Beyond Web-Based Scholarly Works Repositories: The Effect of Institutional Mandates on Faculty Attitudes Towards Institutional Repositories </spen>Related Links:http://digital.library.unt.edu/ark%3A/67531/metadc306973/. http://digital.library.unt.edu/ark%3A/67531/metadc306973/
Alemneh, D. G., Phillips, M. E. Retrospective Digitization of Theses and Dissertations: Revisiting Issues and Considerations.
Research Report
Alemneh, D. G., Phillips, M. E. (2015). Understanding User Discovery of ETD: Metadata or Full-Text, How Did They Get There?. Austin, Texas:. https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc725793/
Scholarly Note
Alemneh, D. G. (2015). The Impact of Open Access on the Current Landscape of Scholarly Communication. Jimma: Jimma University. http://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc699799
Alemneh, D. G., Helge, K., Tmava, A. M., Priyanto, I. F. (2015). Emerging Trends and Evolving Issues in Open Access and Scholarly Communications. Austin, Texas: Texas Digital Library. https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc505022/
Alemneh, D. G. Emerging Trends in Academic Research Libraries. Addis Ababa:. http://digital.library.unt.edu/ark%3A/67531/metadc503234/https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc503234/
White Paper
King, S., Alemneh, D. G. (2018). Revisiting Indexing & Abstracting in the Digital Era. Preliminary Group Paper presented for the 2018 Multidisciplinary Information Research Symposium.. 41. Denton: UNT. https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark%3A/67531/metadc1164546/
Waugh, L., Tarver, H. M., Phillips, M. E., Alemneh, D. G. (2015). Comparison of Full-text Versus Metadata Searching in an Institutional Repository: Case Study of the UNT Scholarly Works. 4. https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc725823/

Presentations Given

Demonstration

Alemneh, D. G. (Author & Presenter), Andrews, P. (Author), Helge, K. (Author & Presenter), Zerangue, A. (Author & Presenter), 14th International Conference on Knowledge Management, Data, Information, and Knowledge Management: University Of North Texas and Texas Woman's University Institutional Repositories Initiatives / Experiences, The Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) and The Knowledge & Information Professional Association (KIPA), Vancouver, Canada, Canada. (20182018).

Invited Talk

Alemneh, D. G. (Author & Presenter), Ford, A. (Author), International Society for Educational Planning (ISEP-2020), Open Access Increases Educators Ability to Plan Equitable Curriculum: Global Context, Virtual, United States of America. (20202020).

Alemneh, D. G. (Author & Presenter), Andrews, P. (Author & Presenter), The 2016 Central Plains Network for Digital Asset Management Conference, Developing an Outreach Plan for UNT Scholarly Works, Central Plains Network for Digital Asset Management, Online, United States of America. (20162016).

Alemneh, D. G. (Author & Presenter), Phillips, M. E. (Author & Presenter), U.S.-Ethiopian Universities Innovative Partnerships Program, Sponsored by US Embassy in Ethiopia, Digital Repository: Promoting Scholarship via the convergence of (local/global and digital/analogue) contents, Jimma University and US Embassy in Ethiopia, Jimma, Ethiopia, Ethiopia. (20152015).

Alemneh, D. G. (Author & Presenter), Phillips, M. E. (Author & Presenter), Web-Archiving: Collecting and Preserving Important Web-based National Resources, National Archives and Library of Ethiopia, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Ethiopia. (20152015).

Alemneh, D. G. (Panelist), Hawkins, K. S. (Panelist), University Partnerships Workshop, The Evolving Landscape of Scholarly Communication: Stakeholders' Roles in a Global Ecosystem, the U. S. Department of State and the U. S. Embassy, Islamabad, Pakistan., Denton, Texas, United States of America. (20142014).

Oral Presentation

Helge, K. (Author & Presenter), Alemneh, D. G. (Author), 16th International Conference on Knowledge Management (ICKM-2020), Development of Micro and Pilot Projects: Case of Academic institutions, Virtual (Durham, NC, USA), United States of America. (20202020).

Alemneh, D. G. (Author & Presenter), the 2017 International Digital Preservation Day., Every Day is Digital Preservation Day @ the UNT Libraries, Denton, Texas, United States of America. (20172017).

Alemneh, D. G. (Coordinator/Organizer), International Conference on Knowledge Management (ICKM-2017), Big Data and Government Information, The Knowledge & Information Professional Association (KIPA), Dallas, Texas, United States of America. (20172017).

Alemneh, D. G. (Author & Presenter), Helge, K. (Author & Presenter), Cross Timbers Library Collaborative. Scholarly Communications and Digital Curation Affinity Group Fall-2016 Meeting, Revisiting Copyright and Scholarly Communication Issues while Promoting Open Educational Resources (OER), Cross Timbers Library Collaborative. Scholarly Communications and Digital Curation Affinity Group, Stephenville, TX., United States of America. (20162016).

Andrews, P. (Author & Presenter), Alemneh, D. G. (Author & Presenter), Cross Timbers Library Collaborative, Scholarly Communication and Data Curation Affinity Group Summer Meeting, UNT Faculty Analysis of Scholarly Works, Cross Timbers Library Collaborative, Fort Worth, TX, United States of America. (20162016).

Alemneh, D. G. (Presenter), Digital Libraries Interest Group meeting at TLA-2014 Conference, Ensuring Long-term Access to Electronic Theses and Dissertations: Local vs. Global Lifecycle Management, Texas Library Association (TLA), San Antonio, Texas, United States of America. (20142014).

Panel Presentation

Alemneh, D. G. (Author & Presenter), Hawamdeh, S. M. (Author & Presenter), Chang, H. (Author & Presenter), Rorissa, A. (Author & Presenter), Assefa, S. (Author & Presenter), Swen Helge, K. (Author & Presenter), Proceedings of the Association for Information Science and Technology, Open Access in the Age of a Pandemic, Association for Information Science & Technology, Virtual, United States of America. (20202020).

Alemneh, D. G. (Author & Presenter), Chang, H. (Author & Presenter), Hawamdeh, S. M. (Author), Rorissa, A. (Author & Presenter), Assefa, S. (Author), Special Interest Group - Social Informatics (SIG-SI) Research Symposium (Practical Social Informatics: Collaboration Across Fields, Sectors, and Borders), American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T 2019) Annual Meeting, Cybersecurity Challenges in the Era of Open Access and BIG Data: Issues and Considerations, Melbourne, Australia. (2019).

Alemneh, D. G. (Moderator), Zavalina, O. L. (Presenter), Phillips, M. E. (Presenter), Baker, R. M. (Presenter), Palmer, A. M. (Presenter), UNT College of Information Multidisciplinary Research Symposium 2019, Promoting Partnership and Interdisciplinarity for LIS Education, United States of America. (20192019).

Alemneh, D. G. (Author & Presenter), Hawamdeh, S. M. (Panelist), Rorissa, A. (Author & Presenter), Assefa, S. (Panelist), Helge, K. (Panelist), Lewise, E. (Moderator), Hastings, S. (Panelist), 14th International Conference on Knowledge Management, Open Science and Open Data for Sustainable Development: A Global View, The Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) and The Knowledge & Information Professional Association (KIPA), Vancouver, Canada, Canada. (20182018).

Alemneh, D. G. (Panelist), Rorissa, A. (Panelist), Assefa, S. (Panelist), Helge, K. (Panelist), Hawamdeh, S. M. (Panelist), Lewis, E. (Panelist), The 2018 Annual Conference of the Association for Library and Information Science Education, Revisiting the Evolving Landscape of Open Access and Scholarly Communication, Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE), Denver, CO, United States of America. (20182018).

Andrews, P. (Presenter), Klein, J. (Presenter), Harker, K. R. (Presenter), Alemneh, D. G. (Presenter), 20th International Symposium of the Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations, Tracing our Global Connections: A Bibliographic Analysis of UNT Digital Library Item Usage Among Global ETDs, USETDA and NDLTD, Washington, D.C., United States of America. (20172017).

Alemneh, D. G. (Author), Abate, S. T. (Author & Presenter), International Conference on E-Learning Africa, Partnership for Building Institutional/National Capacity: Addis Ababa University and University of North Texas Initiatives, United Nation, Ethiopia. (20152015).

Alemneh, D. G. (Author & Presenter), Helge, K. (Author & Presenter), Tmava, A. M. (Author & Presenter), Priyanto, I. F. (Author & Presenter), Texas Conference on Digital Libraries (TCDL-2015)., Emerging Trends and Evolving Issues in Open Access and Scholarly Communications, Texas Digital Libraries (TDL)., Austin, Texas, United States of America. (20152015).

Paper

Hartsock, R. (Author & Presenter), Alemneh, D. G. (Author), International Society for Landscape, Place, and Material Culture Conference, Access to Geographical Information in Library Catalogs: a Case Study, International Society for Landscape, Place, and Material Culture, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States of America. (2014).

Hartsock, R. (Author & Presenter), Alemneh, D. G. (Author), Texas Music Library Association, Unity in Diversity, ETDs at UNT : and a look towards BibFrame, Texas Music Library Association, Denton, Texas, United States of America. (2014).

Hartsock, R. (Author & Presenter), Alemneh, D. G. (Author & Presenter), Justice, A. (Author & Presenter), Cross Timbers Library Collaborative Conference, Facilitating Discovery and Long-term Access to Electronic Theses and Dissertations: Notes about Those in Music, Cross Timbers Library Collaborative Conference, Denton, Texas, United States of America. (2013).

Hartsock, R. (Author & Presenter), Alemneh, D. G. (Author), Pioneer America Society Conference, later known as International Society for Landscape, Place, and Material Culture, Sheet Music as an Indicator of Material Culture, in Heritage Preservation in Appalachia, Pioneer America Society, later known as International Society for Landscape, Place, and Material Culture, Pipestem, West Virginia, United States of America. (2009).

Hartsock, R. (Author & Presenter), Alemneh, D. G. (Author), Pioneer America Society Conference, later known as International Society for Landscape, Place, and Material Culture, Whistle at Your Own Risk: The Changing Landscape of Music in New Orleans During the Civil War, in Landscapes at Risk, Pioneer America Society, later known as International Society for Landscape, Place, and Material Culture, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States of America. (2008).

Poster

Alemneh, D. G. (Author), Hussen, T. (Author & Presenter), Beyene, M. (Author), 16th International Conference on Knowledge Management (ICKM-2020), An Ontology Approach to Tourism Destinations in Ethiopia, Virtual (Durham, NC, USA), United States of America. (20202020).

Alemneh, D. G. (Author & Presenter), Asfaw, Z. (Author & Presenter), 16th International Conference on Knowledge Management (ICKM-2020), Speaker independent, Continuous Speech Recognizer for Kafi Noonoo, Afro-Asiatic language in Ethiopia, Virtual (Durham, NC, USA), United States of America. (20202020).

Andrews, P. (Author & Presenter), Alemneh, D. G. (Author), 2018 United States Electronic Theses and Dissertations Association Annual Conference, Understanding the Current Landscape of ETDs at the University of North Texas, United States Electronic Theses and Dissertations Association, Denver, COlorado, United States of America. (20182018).

Alemneh, D. G. (Author), Tmava, A. M. (Author & Presenter), The 2018 Annual Conference of the Association for Library and Information Science Education, (ALISE-2018), Attitudes of Scholars Towards Open Access (OA) Repositories, The Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE), Denver, United States of America. (20182018).

Alemneh, D. G. (Author), Phillips, M. E. (Author), 2016 Annual Meeting of The Association for Information Science and Technology. (ASIS&T-2016), Indexing Quality and Effectiveness: An Exploratory Analysis of Electronic Theses and Dissertations Representation, The Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T)., Copenhagen, Denmark., Denmark. (20162016).

Hartsock, R. (Author & Presenter), Alemneh, D. G. (Author), Texas Conference on Digital Libraries, Beyond Text: Best Practices for Cataloging Music-ETDs and Associated Audio-Visual Materials, Texas Conference on Digital Libraries, Austin, Texas, United States of America. (2016).

Alemneh, D. G. (Author), Rorissa, A. (Author & Presenter), Assefa, S. (Author), iConference 2016, Harnessing Social Media for Promoting Tourism in Africa: An Exploratory Analysis of Tweets, iConference, Philadelphia, PA, United States of America. (20162016).

Waugh, L. (Author & Presenter), Tarver, H. M. (Author), Phillips, M. E. (Author & Presenter), Alemneh, D. G. (Author), Krahmer, A. J. (Author), CTLC Annual Conference, A Collaborative Approach to the Trusted Repository Audit Checklist [poster], Cross Timbers Library Collaborative, Commerce, Texas, United States of America. (2015).

Professional Meeting Contribution

Alemneh, D. G. (Author & Presenter), 13th Annual Meeting of the Document Academy (DOCAM'-2016), Bringing Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETDs) to the Point of Use: Metadata vs. Full-Text Controversy, Document Academy, Denton, Texas, United States of America. (20162016).

Project

Alemneh, D. G. (Presenter), Tarver, H. M. (Presenter), Texas Conference on Digital Libraries, Metadata Quality Assurance: The University of North Texas Libraries' Experience, Texas Digital Libraries, Austin, Texas, United States of America. (2009).

Scholarly Meeting Contribution

Alemneh, D. G. (Author & Presenter), Phillips, M. E. (Author), iConference 2018, Metadata versus Full-Text: Tracking Users’ Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETDs) Seeking Behavior, iConference, Sheffield, UK, United Kingdom. (20182018).

Symposium

Alemneh, D. G. (Coordinator/Organizer), King, S. (Author & Presenter), The 2018 UNT's College of Information Multidisciplinary Information Research Symposium (MIRS), Revisiting Indexing & Abstracting in the Digital Era, College of Information and UNT's ASIS&T Student Chapter, Denton, Texas, United States of America. (20182018).

Alemneh, D. G. (Author), Andrews, P. (Author & Presenter), Harker, K. R. (Author), Klein, J. (Author), Texas Conference on Digital Libraries (TCDL-2017), UNT Libraries ETD Citation Analysis Project, Texas Digital Libraries (TDL), Austin, Texas., United States of America. (20172017).

Alemneh, D. G. (Author & Presenter), Africa Research Symposium, Enhancing UNT's Presence in Sub-Saharan Africa: Building Partnerships with Ethiopian Higher Education Institutions, University of North Texas, Denton, Texas, United States of America. (20152015).

Workshop

Alemneh, D. G. (Author & Presenter), LEAP II Institute, LEAP II Institute: Digital Curation and Lifecycle Management Workshop, Brigham Young University - Hawaii, Hawaii, United States of America. (20162016).

Media Contributions

Internet
"Flexible OA Support in Academic Publishing: IGI Global's Premiere Platinum Open Access Book," IGI Global. (May 25, 2022).
"Truly Transformative Open Access Read & Publish Model: University of North Texas Collaborates With IGI Global to Open Full Reference Book Under Diamond Open Access & Provide Unlimited OA Waivers," IGI Global's News Room. (February 3, 2022).
"What is Digital Librarianship? An Interview with Daniel Alemneh," Texas Digital Library (TDL). (November 2021).
"Visiting Fullbright Scholar, Prof Daniel Alemneh," University of Pretoria - Information Science - News. (November 8, 2021).
"Congratulations to Dr. Suliman Hawamdeh and Dr. Daniel Alemneh!," UNT College of Information Facebook Page. (August 30, 2021).
"Mean Green Hero,". (May 8, 2019).
"UNT’s Portal to Texas History reaches one million items," North Texas Daily. (March 4, 2018).
"Every Day is Digital Preservation Day @ UNT Libraries," Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC). (November 30, 2017).
"JU hosts a Training on DSpace Software," Jimma University Home page. (July 2015).
"UNT Libraries Participate in U.S.-Ethiopian Universities Innovative Partnerships Program," UNT Libraries News. (July 30, 2015).
"UNT Libraries Participate in U.S.-Ethiopian Universities Innovative Partnerships Program," UNT Libraries News & Announcements page. (March 2015).
"Five U.S.-Ethiopian Universities Partnerships to Receive U.S. Embassy Seed Money Grants," Press Release of the U.S. Embassy in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.. (November 21, 2014).
"UNT Libraries House a Must-See Digital Collection," INhouse. (July 24, 2012).
Magazine
"Building Digital Libraries for Research Opportunities Fulbright Scholar Daniel Alemneh’s work is promoting Open Access in Ethiopia," UNIVERSITY OF NORTH TEXAS Research and Innovation. (January 11, 2021).
"Alemneh to Serve as Fulbright Scholar in Ethiopia - UNT Research," RESEARCH NEWS. (September 12, 2019).
"Discounted Membership Fees Approved for Developing Countries," Bulletin of the American Cociety for Information Science and Technology. (March 2012).
"SIG/III Fundraising Reaches New Heights," Bulletin of the American Cociety for Information Science and Technology. (March 2011).
Other
"Greetings from the Chair," ASIS&T, International Information Issues (SIG-III) Newsletter, Volume 12, Number 1. (May 2012).

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Grant - Research
Refera, T. (Principal), "Enhancing Institutional and Digital Repositories of Jimma and Mettu Universities," Sponsored by U.S. Department of State: via U.S. Embassy in Ethiopia (U.S.-Ethiopian Universities Partnerships Seed Money Grants) Embassy of the United States of America Public Affairs Section, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Federal, $14960 Funded. (20142015).
Alemneh, D. G. (Principal), Phillips, M. E. (Co-Principal), "Expanding UNT's Digital Libraries Reach to Africa: Facilitating Collaboration Between Addis Ababa University (Ethiopia) and UNT via Digital Projects," Sponsored by The Green Light to Greatness (GLTG) award, University of North Texas, $5000 Funded. (20142015).
Grant - Teaching
Alemneh, D. G., "Ambassador’s Distinguished Scholars Program, Ethiopia.," Sponsored by Institute of International Education (IIE) and U.S. Embassy in Ethiopia, International, $25000 Funded. (January 1, 2019 – Present).
Uncategorized
Alemneh, D. G. (Principal), "Ensuring Universal Access for the Global Information Flow: Responding to the Demands of Scholarship in the Digital Age. (With Dr. Samantha Hastings)," Sponsored by UNT's Faculty/Student Research Grant, $3000. (20032005).
Alemneh, D. G. (Other), "The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) Fellowships for participating in Outcome Evaluation and Consulting Institute," Sponsored by The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., $3000. (20032003).
Alemneh, D. G. (Principal), "Targeted Access for Varied Audiences to Integrated, Heterogeneous Digital Information Resources. (With Cathy Hartman and Dr. Samantha Hastings)," Sponsored by UNT's Faculty/Student Research Grant, $2000. (20012003).
Alemneh, D. G. (Other), "Travel grant to present paper at ASIS&T-2003 Annual Conference, in Long Beach, California," Sponsored by The American Society for Information Science &Technology, Eugene Garfield Scholarship, $700. (20022002).

Awards and Honors

Fulbright, The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) in collaboration with the Institute of International Education’s Council for International Exchange of Scholars (IIE/CIES). (November 1, 2021August 31, 2022).

Fulbright, The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) in collaboration with the Institute of International Education’s Council for International Exchange of Scholars (IIE/CIES). (September 01, 2019July 01, 2020).

Nominated for: Most Interesting Preliminary Results Paper, iConference-2018 (The iSchools organization is a consortium of Information Schools dedicated to advancing the information field. And The iConference is an international gathering of scholars and researchers concerned with critical information issues in contemporary society. ). (March 25, 2018March 28, 2018).

Green Light to Greatness Award, UNT Libraries. (September 2014August 2015).

Best Poster Presentation of the US-ETDA-2014 Conference, The United States Electronic Thesis and Dissertation (US ETD) Association, at the 4th annual conference held in Orlando, Florida, from September 24-26, 2014.. (September 25, 2014September 27, 2014).

SIG Publication of the Year Award, Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T). (October 20132013).

Best Peer-Reviewed Paper award at the ETD-2011 International Conference, 14th International Symposium on Electronic Theses and Dissertations. (September 15, 20112011).

Beta Phi Mu International Library and Information Studies Honor Society, Beta Lambda Chapter. (20092009).

ALISE Outstanding Doctoral Students Research Poster Competition - Honorable Mention, International Association for Library and Information Science Education. (20062006).

Multicultural Scholastic Award, University of North Texas. (20012001).

Fellowship for Digital Imaging Post-Master Program, University of North Texas. (19991999).

Service

University Service

Member, Reviewer for the UNT Information Science PhD Program applications for admissions to the program. (2014 – Present).

Faculty Advisor, The UNT Student Chapter of the Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T). (2014 – Present).

Faculty Advisor, UNT's African Student's Organization (UNT ASO). (2014 – Present).

Other, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Foreign Languages and Literature. (2012 – Present).

Member, Oversight Committee on the Core Curriculum (OCCC). (20142021).

Member, Library Wide - Personnel Affairs Committee (LW-PAC). (20142018).

Member, The University Scholarship Committee. (20122018).

Committee Chair, Digital Libraries and External Relations Division - Personnel Affairs Committee (PAC). (20142016).

Other, Digital Scholarship Co-Operative Advisory Board. (20132014).

Member, LibPas Working Group. (20122014).

Member, Grievance Committee. (20112014).

Other, Liaison for UNT Graduate School. (20102013).

Other, Government Documents Department's Head Search Committee. (20122012).

Other, Repository Librarian for Scholarly Works Search Committee. (20112011).

Other, Metadata Librarian Search Committee. (20092009).

Other, Metadata Interest Group. (20052009).

Other, UNT Library and Information Science Student Association! (LISSA). (20072007).

Other, Content Liaisons. (20062007).

Member, Cataloging Work Group. (20052007).

Member, Library Assembly. (20052007).

Other, UNT's Pan African Student Associations (PASA). (20052005).

Professional Service

Committee Chair, Knowledge Management - ICKM 2022, Potsdam, Brandenburg. (June 2022 – Present).

Officer, President/Elect/Past, Knowledge and Information Professional Association (KIPA), Denton, TX. (2021 – Present).

Board of Directors, International Council on Knowledge Management, Vienna, Vienna. (2018 – Present).

Committee Chair, American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASI&ST), Silver Spring, Maryland. (October 2019October 2023).

Committee Member, 14th International Conference on Knowledge Management - ICKM 2018, Vancouver, BC. (20172018).

Conference-Related, Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL-2018), Fort Worth, TX. (20162017).

Board of Directors, American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASI&ST), Silver Spring, Maryland. (October 2015October 2017).

Chairperson, 13th International Conference on Knowledge Management - ICKM 2017, Dallas, TX. (September 2016September 2017).

Committee Member, iConference-2016, Philadelphia, PA. (20152016).

Member, 10th International Conference on Knowledge Management (ICKM-2014) Conference Program Committee. (20142014).

Member, Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) Nominations Committee. (20142014).

Member, Association for Information Science and Technology, ASIS&T New Leaders Award Selection Committee. (20142014).

Program Organizer, TLA-14 Program Committee, Texas. (20132014).

Member, Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) Chapter Assembly Advisory Committee. (20122014).

Other, Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T), Student Chapter Representatives. (20122014).

Chairperson, Special Interest Group for International Information Issues (SIG-III). (20112012).

Other, Special Interest Group for International Information Issues (SIG-III). (20092010).

Public Service

Other, Speech and debate league (NCFCA). (2014 – Present).

Other, Boy Scouts of America, Denton. (20142015).

Other, Africa Unbound. (20132013).

Other, National Portal to Historic Collections (Managed by the American Heritage Society). (20122012).

Other, Denton Soccer Association. (20072007).

Consulting

Academic, Jimma University, Ethiopia, Aba Jiffar Avenue, Jimma, Ethiopia, Ethiopia. (July 7, 2015July 10, 2015).

Academic, Education and Social Science Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Illinois., Urbana-Champaign, Illinois., United States of America. (20032003).

United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), Cabinet Office, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.. (19981999).

United Nations Fund for Population Activities (UNFPA), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.. (19951996).

Urban Planning College Library, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.. (19941995).

Awards and Honors

ASIS&T Distinguished Member, The Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T). (August 20212021).

Nominated for: Who's Who in America, Marquis Who's Who in America. (20072007).

Outcome Evaluation and Consulting Institute fellowship, The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. (June 2003July 2003).

Soaring Eagle Award, University of North Texas. (20002000).