Ms. Karen R. Harker
University of North Texas
Library - CM - Collection Development
(940) 565-2688
Email:

Education

MPH, University of Texas School of Public Health, 2007.
Major: Public Health
Degree Specialization: Epidemiology
MLS, Texas Woman's University, 1999.
Major: Library and Information Science
BLS, Regent's College, University of the State of New York, 1995.
Major: Liberal Studies
Degree Specialization: Sociology, Psychology

Professional Positions

Academic - Post-Secondary
Librarian, University of North Texas. (September 1, 2019 – Present).
Librarian, University of North Texas. (September 1, 2018August 31, 2019).
Associate Librarian, University of North Texas. (January 1, 2012August 31, 2018).

Professional Memberships

Core: Leadership, Infrastructure, Futures. (2020 – Present).

Association of College & Research Libraries. (2014 – Present).

Member, American Library Association. (2011 – Present).

Member, Association of Library Collections and Technical Services. (20112020).

Member, Texas Library Association. (20132015).

Development Activities Attended

Conference Attendance,"Library Assessment Conference, 2020," Association of Research Libraries (ARL), Online, Online, United States of America. (October 29, 2020 – Present).

Conference Attendance,"2019 Cross Timbers Library Collective," Cross Timbers Library Collective, Denton, Texas, United States of America. (July 2019 – Present).

Conference Attendance,"2017 Cross Timbers Library Collective," Cross Timbers Library Collective, Fort Worth, Texas, United States of America. (August 17, 2017 – Present).

Conference Attendance,"2016 Cross Timbers Library Collective," Cross Timbers Library Collective, Tyler, Texas, United States of America. (June 2016 – Present).

Self-Study Program,"Managing Bias for Anti-Bias & Cultural Awareness Program," UNT Division of, Denton, TX, United States of America. (December 1, 2020December 1, 2020).

Continuing Education Program,"Unlikely Allies in the Academy," UNT Division of Institutional Equity and Diversity, Denton, TX, United States of America. (May 2020November 2020).

Conference Attendance,"Core Forum, 2020," American Library Association Core, Online, Online, United States of America. (November 18, 2020November 20, 2020).

Self-Study Program,"Diversity & Inclusion Training," UNT Division of Institutional Equity & Diversity, Denton, TX, United States of America. (November 12, 2020November 12, 2020).

Conference Attendance,"Charleston Conference, 2020," Charleston Conference, Charleston, South Carolina, United States of America. (November 7, 2020November 11, 2020).

Workshop,"Introduction to Collection Data Analysis," Charleston Conference, Charleston, South Carolina, United States of America. (October 26, 2020).

Tutorial,"Cybersecurity Awareness," UNT System ITSS, Denton, TX, United States of America. (October 20, 2020October 20, 2020).

Workshop,"Insights Professional Developer Training," UNT Data & Institutional Research (DAIR), Denton, TX, United States of America. (October 12, 2020October 12, 2020).

Self-Study Program,"Python for Everyone (PY4E)," University of Michigan (Coursera), Denton, TX, United States of America. (July 29, 2020September 28, 2020).

Workshop,"Using Factor Analysis for Survey Design and Validation," American Education Research Association (AERA), Washington, DC, Washington, DC, United States of America. (September 1, 2020September 1, 2020).

Conference Attendance,"Cross Timbers Library Collective, 2020," Cross Timbers Library Collective, Denton, TX, United States of America. (August 6, 2020).

Workshop,"Communication Skills Training, Part 2," UNT System Human Resources, Denton, Texas, United States of America. (July 28, 2020July 28, 2020).

Workshop,"Communication Skills, Part 1," UNT System Human Resources, Denton, TX, United States of America. (July 14, 2020July 14, 2020).

Conference Attendance,"NASIG 2020," North American Serials Interest Group (NASIG), Online, Online, United States of America. (June 10, 2020June 12, 2020).

Workshop,"Introduction to Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis," American Educational Research Association (AERA), Washington, DC, Washington, DC, United States of America. (June 4, 2020June 4, 2020).

Conference Attendance,"Electronic Resources & Libraries, 2020," Electronic Resources & Libraries, Austin, Texas, United States of America. (March 9, 2020March 12, 2020).

Conference Attendance,"2019 Electronic Resources & Libraries," Electronic Resources & Libraries, Austin, Texas, United States of America. (March 4, 2019March 6, 2019).

Conference Attendance,"2018 Library Assessment Conference," Association of Research Libraries, Houston, Texas, United States of America. (December 14, 2018December 17, 2018).

Conference Attendance,"2018 Joint Conference on Digital Libraries," Association of Computing Machinery & IEEE, Fort Worth, Texas, United States of America. (June 3, 2018June 7, 2018).

Conference Attendance,"2018 Texas Library Association," Texas Library Association, Dallas, Texas, United States of America. (April 3, 2018April 6, 2018).

Conference Attendance,"2018 Electronic Resources & Libraries," Electronic Resources & Libraries, Austin, Texas, United States of America. (March 5, 2018March 7, 2018).

Conference Attendance,"2017 International Conference on Knowledge Management," International Conference on Knowledge Management, Fort Worth, Texas, United States of America. (October 25, 2017October 27, 2017).

Conference Attendance,"2016 LITA Forum," Library Information Technology Association, Fort Worth, Texas, United States of America. (November 18, 2016November 20, 2016).

Conference Attendance,"2016 Electronic Resources & Libraries," Electronic Resources & Libraries, Austin, Texas, United States of America. (April 11, 2016April 13, 2016).

Conference Attendance,"2014 Charleston Conference," Charleston Conference, Charleston, South Carolina, United States of America. (November 5, 2014November 7, 2014).

Awards and Honors

Selected for TALL Texan Leadership Institute, Texas Library Association. (20132013).

Research

Published Intellectual Contributions

Abstracts and Proceedings
Harker, K. R. (2018). Connecting the silos: Systematic data collection for library and collections assessment. Knowledge Discovery and Data Design Innovation. Singapore: World Scientific Publishing. https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1248348/
Book Chapter
Harker, K. R., Klein, J. B. (2018). A Voice of Their Own – Letting Library Collections Tell Their Story: The UNT Libraries Collection Map. Academic Libraries and the Academy: Strategies and Approaches to Demonstrate Your Value, Impact, and Return on Investment. 2(Ch. 40), . Chicago, IL: Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL). https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1248351
Sassen, C., Harker, K. R., O'Toole, E. (2017). Professional Development Assessment Paella. Library Assessment Cookbook. Chicago, Illinois: Association of College and Research Libraries. https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc993957
Marshall, D., Crawford, L. S., Harker, K. R. (2017). No Dust in the Stacks: Creating a Customized Local Serials Collection on the Fly.. Innovation in Libraries and Information Services (Advances in Library Administration and Organization, Volume 35). 35, 277-288. Bingley: Emerald Group Publishing Limited. http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/pdfplus/10.1108/S0732-067120160000035019
Conference Proceeding
Harker, K. R., Keshmiripour, S., McIntosh, M., O'Toole, E., Sassen, C. (2019). Assessing the Success of a Mentoring Program for Academic Librarians. Library Assessment Conference 2018. Association of Research Libraries. https://libraryassessment.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/44-Harker-et-al-AssessingTheSuccess.pdf
Harker, K. R., Crawford, L. S., Condrey, C. (2019). The Collection Assessment Is Done...Now What?. Proceedings of the 2018 Library Assessment Conference Building Effective, Sustainable, Practical Assessment. 714-720. Washington D.C.: Association of Research Libraries. https://www.libraryassessment.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/Proceedings-2018-rs.pdf
Andrews, P., Harker, K. R., Krahmer, A. J. (2018). Applying the Analytic Hierarchy Process to an Institutional Repository Collection. 37-40. ACM/IEEE-CS.
Sassen, C., Harker, K. R., O'Toole, E. (2017). Assessing the Success of a Mentoring Program Beyond Satisfaction Surveys. In Domínguez, N., Berkeley, B., Barka, N., Chrisman, T., Kelley, B., & Westfall, E. (Eds.). (2017). 10th annual mentoring conference proceedings: A Decade of Cultivating an Inclusive Mentoring Community. 2, 1015-1017. https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1062067/
Sassen, C., Harker, K. R., O'Toole, E. (2016). Assessing the Success of a Professional Development Program Using Multiple Measures. 2016 Library Assessment Conference.. 71. Washington, D.C.: Association of Research Libraries. http://old.libraryassessment.org/bm~doc/poster-abstracts.pdf
Harker, K. R., Enoch, T., Crawford, L. S. (2015). Keeping it Real: A Comprehensive and Transparent Evaluation of Electronic Resources. http://docs.lib.purdue.edu/charleston/2014/Collection/7/
Harker, K. R., Kizhakkethil, P. (2015). The Quick and the Dirty: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Database Overlap at the Journal Title Level. The Serials Librarian. The Serials Librarian. 68(1-4), 249-254. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0361526X.2015.1016858
Harker, K. R., Avery, E. (2013). Patron driven acquisitions: or I wish I knew then .... 38th Annual IAMSLIC Conference Proceedings, 2012. 38, 2. International Association of Aquatic and Marine Science Libraries and Information Centers; You do not have access to modify this field.International Association of Aquatic and Marine Science Libraries and Information Centers. https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130195/
Infographic Handout
Henson, B., Hardin, G., Hardin, C., Harker, K., Richardson, J. (2019). Information Literacy & Student Learning Outcomes Infographic Handout. Other. Where Does Information Literacy Fit? Mapping the Core. Association of College and Research Libraries/ American Library Association. https://sandbox.acrl.org/library-collection/information-literacy-student-learning-outcomes-infographics
Infographic Poster
Henson, B., Hardin, G., Hargis, C., Harker, K., Richardson, J. (2019). Information Literacy & Student Learning Outcomes Infographic Poster. Other. Where Does Information Literacy Fit? Mapping the Core. Association of College and Research Libraries/ American Library Association. https://sandbox.acrl.org/library-collection/information-literacy-student-learning-outcomes-infographics
Instruction manual
Crawford, L. S., Harker, K. R., Enoch, T. Tower Cakes for Ranking Subscription Resources. Assessment Cookbook.
Journal Article
Rowe, J. L., Leuzinger, J., Hargis, C., Harker, K. (2021). The Impact of Library Instruction on Undergraduate Student Success: A Four Year Study. College & Research Libraries. 82(1), . https://crl.acrl.org/index.php/crl/article/view/24750/32573
Harker, K. R., Keshmiripour, S., McIntosh, M., O'Toole, E., Sassen, C. (2019). Mixed-Methods Assessment of a Mentoring Program. Journal of Library Administration. 59(8), 873-902. Routledge. https://doi-org.libproxy.library.unt.edu/10.1080/01930826.2019.1661745
Harker, K. R., O'Toole, E., Sassen, C. (2018). Assessing an Academic Library Professional Development Program. portal: Libraries and the Academy. 18(1), 199-223. https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark%3A/67531/metadc1065420/
Harker, K. R., Condrey, C., Rodriguez, A. E., Billings, E. (2016). Reversals of Fortune: The New Normal of Collection Development. Against the Grain. 28(4), 26-32. Charleston, SC:. http://www.against-the-grain.com/2016/10/v28-4-september-2016-table-of-contents/
Enoch, T., Harker, K. R. (2015). Planning for the Budget-ocalypse: The Evolution of a Serials/ER Cancellation Methodology.. Other. 68(1-4), 282-289. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/0361526X.2015.1025657#
Harker, K. R., Sassen, C. (2015). Enhancing access to e-books. Evidence Based Library and Information Practice. 10(1), 5-19. University of Alberta Libraries. https://ejournals.library.ualberta.ca/index.php/EBLIP/article/view/23139
Rao, U., Sidhartha, T., Harker, K. R., Bidesi, A. S., Chen, L. (2011). Relationship between adolescent risk preferences on a laboratory task and behavioral measures of risk-taking.. Journal of Adolescent Health. 48(2), 151-158. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3050646/
Shuval, K., Harker, K. R., Roudsari, B., Groce, N. E., Mills, B., Siddiqi, Z., Schachak, A. (2011). Is qualitative research second class science? A quantitative longitudinal examination of qualitative research in medical journals. PLoS One. 2011 Feb 24;6(2):e16937. PubMed PMID: 21383987; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3044713.. PLOS One. http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0016937
Harker, K. R., Jayaraman, S. (2010). Selecting the Innovative Interfaces, Inc. (III) Electronic Resource Management (ERM) System for University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Library. Journal of Hospital Librarianship. 10(3), 315-320. Taylor & Francis. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/15323269.2010.491725
Harker, K. R., Jayaraman, S. (2009). Evaluating the quality of a link resolver. Journal of Electronic Resources in Medical Libraries. 6(2), 152-162. Taylor & Francis. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/15424060902932250
Culica, D., Walton, J. W., Harker, K. R., Prezio, E. A. (2008). Effectiveness of a Community Health Worker as Sole Diabetes Educator: Comparison of CoDE with Similar Culturally Appropriate Interventions. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved. 19(4), 1076-1095. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved. https://doi.org/10.1353/hpu.0.0076
Magazine/Trade Publication
Harker, K. R. (1999). Order out of chaos: Using a Web database to manage access to electronic journals. 18(1), 59-67.
Monograph
Harker, K. R., Klein, J. B. (2016). Collection Assessment. SPEC Kit. (352), 175. Washington, DC: Association of Research Libraries (ARL). http://publications.arl.org/Collection-Assessment-SPEC-Kit-352/
Research Report
Condrey, C., Harker, K. R. (2017). Campus Pride Report: Summary of UNT Libraries' Collections. Other. Denton, TX:. https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc987473/
Crawford, L. S., Avery, B., Harker, K. R., Enoch, T., Condrey, C. (2015). White Paper: Redefining Collection Development at University of North Texas Libraries. z687. http://www.ala.org/alcts/resources/z687/redefine
Crawford, L. S., Avery, E. F., Harker, K. R., Enoch, T., Condrey, C. (2014). White Paper: Redefining Collection Development at University of North Texas Libraries. UNT Digital Library. http://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc335286/

Presentations Given

Lecture

Harker, K. R. (Author & Presenter), ALCTS Online Learning Webinar, Using the Power of Excel to Help with Cutting a Budget, Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS), Online, United States of America. (20142014).

Oral Presentation

Harker, K. R. (Author & Presenter), Hergert, C. (Author & Presenter), Cross Timbers Library Collaborative, 2020, Making It Local: Developing a Local Usage Collection System, Cross Timbers Library Collaborative, Online, United States of America. (2020).

Harker, K. R. (Author & Presenter), Hergert, C. (Author & Presenter), Sephra, B. (Author & Presenter), Cross Timbers Library Collaborative, 2020, High-Quality Diet of Journals: Comparison of Top-ranked with Most-used Journals at a Large Academic Library, Cross Timbers Library Collaborative, Online, United States of America. (2020).

Harker, K. R. (Author), O'Toole, E. (Author), Sassen, C. (Author & Presenter), Mountain Plains Library Association Conference, Assessing a Professional Development Program for Academic Librarians, Mountain Plains Library Association, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States of America. (2019).

Harker, K. R. (Author), Keshmiripour, S. (Author), McIntosh, M. (Author), O'Toole, E. (Author & Presenter), Sassen, C. (Author), Texas Association for Higher Education Assessment Conference, Assessment of a Faculty Mentoring Program Using Validated Instruments, Texas Association for Higher Education Assessment, San Antonio, Texas, United States of America. (2019).

Harker, K. R. (Author & Presenter), Keshmiripour, S. (Author), McIntosh, M. (Author), O'Toole, E. (Author), Sassen, C. (Author & Presenter), Cross Timbers Library Collaborative 2019 Conference, Assessing an Academic Library Mentoring Program, Cross Timbers Library Collaborative, Texas Woman's University, United States of America. (2019).

Harker, K. R. (Author & Presenter), Crawford, L. S. (Author), Condrey, C. (Author), 2018 Library Assessment Conference, The Collection Assessment Is Done.Now What?, Association of Research Libraries, Houston, TX, United States of America. (20182018).

Harker, K. R. (Author & Presenter), Klein, J. B. (Author & Presenter), ALCTS Exchange, Skill Building for Effective Use of Multidimensional Measurements in Collection Assessments, Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS), Online, United States of America. (20172017).

Harker, K. R. (Author & Presenter), Klein, J. B. (Author & Presenter), ARL Webinars, Collection Assessment (SPEC Kit 352), Association of Research Libraries (ARL), Online (Webinar), United States of America. (20162016).

Harker, K. R. (Author & Presenter), Klein, J. (Author & Presenter), Cross Timbers Library Collaborative Conference 2016, Charting New Territory: Mapping the UNT Libraries Collection, Cross Timbers Library Collaborative (CTLC), Fort Worth, Texas, United States of America. (20162016).

Sassen, C. (Author & Presenter), O'Toole, E. (Author & Presenter), Harker, K. R. (Author), Texas Library Association Annual Conference 2016, Assessing an Academic Library Professional Development Program, Houston, Texas, United States of America. (2016).

Klein, J. (Author & Presenter), Crawford, L. S. (Author & Presenter), Harker, K. R. (Author), Charleston Conference, Multiplying by Division: Mapping the Collection at University of North Texas Libraries, Charleston, SC, United States of America. (2015).

Enoch, T. (Author & Presenter), Harker, K. R. (Author & Presenter), NASIG webinar, Planning for the Budget-ocalypse: The Evolution of a Serials/ER Cancellation Methodology, NASIG, Online, United States of America. (2015).

Sassen, C. (Author & Presenter), Harker, K. R. (Author), American Library Association Annual Conference 2014, Cataloging That Works: How to Make E-books Findable., ALCTS Cataloging and Classification Research Interest Group, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States of America. (2014).

Avery, B. (Author & Presenter), Harker, K. R. (Author), Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS) Collection Evaluation and Assessment Interest Group, Evaluating collections on a regular basis, American Library Association (ALA), Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, United States of America. (20142014).

Enoch, T. (Author & Presenter), Harker, K. R. (Author & Presenter), 2014 NASIG Annual Conference, Planning for the Budget-ocalypse: The Evolution of a Serials/ER Cancellation Methodology, NASIG, Ft. Worth, Texas, United States of America. (2014).

Sassen, C. (Author & Presenter), Harker, K. R. (Author), Electronic Resources & Libraries Conference 2014, Usage of E-books with Enriched Bibliographic Records, Austin, Texas, United States of America. (2014).

Harker, K. R. (Author & Presenter), Library Tech Network, Is it really that bad? Verifying the extent of full-text linking problems, North Texas Libraries Partnership, Dallas, Texas, United States of America. (20122012).

Harker, K. R. (Author & Presenter), Texas STEM Librarians' Conference, DDA & STEM @ UNT: What we have learned, Denton, Texas, United States of America. (20122012).

Harker, K. R. (Author & Presenter), 36th Annual Meeting, Citation errors in the 21st century, South Central Chapter of the Medical Library Association, Dallas, Texas, United States of America. (20082008).

Carpenter, S. (Author & Presenter), Chapa, K. (Author & Presenter), Harker, K. R. (Author & Presenter), 36th Annual Meeting, Creating a centralized repository, South Central Chapter of the Medical Library Association, Dallas, Texas, United States of America. (20082008).

Harker, K. R. (Author & Presenter), Ramos, T. (Author & Presenter), 36th Annual Meeting, Methods for evaluation of citation errors by institution: A pilot methodological study, South Central Chapter of the Medical Library Association, Dallas, Texas, United States of America. (20082008).

Harker, K. R. (Author & Presenter), 102nd Annual Meeting, The Effects of Online Access to Information on the Usage of Print-Only Journals, Medical Library Association, Dallas, Texas, United States of America. (20022002).

Panel Presentation

Condrey, C. (Author & Presenter), Crawford, L. S. (Author & Presenter), Harker, K. R. (Author & Presenter), Cross Timbers Library Collaborative 2019 Conference, Subject-Based Collection Evaluation: Context, Assessment Strategies, & Enhancement, Denton, Texas, United States of America. (2019).

Harker, K. R. (Coordinator/Organizer), Raborn, K. (Panelist), Szkentkiralyi, Z. (Panelist), Scalf, H. (Panelist), Annual Conference, Tableau: Interactive Visualizations for Your Library, Texas Library Association, Dallas, Tx, 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).

Andrews, P. (Author & Presenter), Zerangue, A. (Author & Presenter), Harker, K. R. (Author & Presenter), Texas Conference on Institutional Repositories, Toward a Better Understanding of Open Access Policy Assessment, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas, United States of America. (2017).

Paper

Harker, K. R. (Author & Presenter), Keshmiripour, S. (Author), McIntosh, M. (Author), O'Toole, E. (Author), Sassen, C. (Author), Library Assessment Conference, Assessing the Success of a Mentoring Program for Academic Librarians, Association of Research Libraries, Houston, Texas, United States of America. (2018).

Andrews, P. (Author), Harker, K. R. (Author & Presenter), Krahmer, A. J. (Author), ACM/IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries., Applying the Analytic Hierarchy Process to an Institutional Repository Collection, Association of Computing Machinery and Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Fort Worth, Texas, United States of America. (20182018).

Harker, K. R. (Author & Presenter), Big Data in the Big D: 2017 ICKM, Connecting the Silos: Systematic Data Collection for Library and Collections Assessment, International Conference on Knowledge Management, Dallas, Texas, United States of America. (20172017).

Harker, K. R. (Author & Presenter), Parwani, P. B. (Author & Presenter), Cross Timbers Library Collaborative Conference 2016, Making MINES for Libraries Work for Your Library, Cross Timbers Library Collaborative (CTLC), Fort Worth, Texas, United States of America. (20162016).

Harker, K. R. (Author & Presenter), Kizhakkethil, P. (Author & Presenter), 2014 Annual Conference, The Quick and the Dirty: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Database Overlap at the Journal Title Level, North American Serials Interest Group (NASIG), Fort Worth, Texas, United States of America. (20142014).

Poster

Sassen, C. (Author & Presenter), Harker, K. R. (Author), O'Toole, E. (Author), American Library Association Annual Conference, Assessing the Success of a Mentoring Program for Academic Librarians, American Library Association, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America. (2018).

Sassen, C. (Author & Presenter), Harker, K. R. (Author & Presenter), O'Toole, E. (Author), Texas Library Association Annual Conference, Assessing the Success of a Mentoring Program Beyond Satisfaction Surveys, Texas Library Association, Dallas, Texas, United States of America. (2018).

Sassen, C. (Author & Presenter), Harker, K. R. (Author), O'Toole, E. (Author), UNM Mentoring Institute Conference, Assessing the Success of a Mentoring Program Beyond Satisfaction Surveys, University of New Mexico Mentoring Institute, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States of America. (2017).

Sassen, C. (Author), Harker, K. R. (Author & Presenter), O'Toole, E. (Author & Presenter), Cross Timbers Library Collaborative Conference, Assessing the Success of a Mentoring Program Beyond Satisfaction Surveys, Cross Timbers Library Collaborative, Denton, Texas, United States of America. (2017).

Harker, K. R. (Author), Sassen, C. (Author & Presenter), O'Toole, E. (Author), Library Assessment Conference, Assessing the Success of a Professional Development Program, Association of Research Libraries (ARL), Poster Presentation, Arlington, Virginia, USA, United States of America. (2016).

Harker, K. R. (Author), Klein, J. B. (Author & Presenter), Library Assessment Conference (LAC), Collection Assessment and ARL Libraries, Association of Research Libraries, United States of America. (20162016).

Sassen, C. (Author & Presenter), Harker, K. R. (Author & Presenter), O'Toole, E. (Author & Presenter), CTLC Annual Conference 2016, Assessing the Success of a Professional Development Program, Cross Timbers Library Consortium, Fort Worth, Texas, United States of America. (2016).

Crawford, L. S. (Author & Presenter), Marshall, D. (Author), Harker, K. R. (Author), Charleston Library Conference, No Dust in the Stacks: Creating a Customized Local Serials Collection on the Fly, Charleston, South Carolina, USA, United States of America. (20152015).

Harker, K. R. (Author), Klein, J. (Author & Presenter), Cross Timbers Library Collaborative (CTLC) Conference, UNT Collection Map: A Data-Organization Tool for Subject-Based Collections, Cross Timbers Library Collaborative (CTLC), Tyler, Texas, United States of America. (20152015).

Avery, B. (Author & Presenter), Harker, K. R. (Author), 39th IAMSLIC Conference, The Overhaul of Collection Evaluation, International Association of Marine Sciences Libraries and Information Centers (IAMSLIC), Dania Beach, Florida, United States of America. (20132013).

Avery, B. (Author & Presenter), Harker, K. R. (Author), International Association of Marine Sciences Libraries and Information Centers, Patron Driven Acquisitions: Or I Wish I Knew Then., IAMSLIC, Anchorage, Alaska, United States of America. (20122012).

Harker, K. R. (Author & Presenter), TechNet Conference, What If… Analysis of Demand-Driven Acquisitions of E-Books, North Texas Libraries Partnership, Dallas, Texas, United States of America. (20122012).

Harker, K. R. (Author), Mayo, H. (Author & Presenter), 30th Annual Meeting, Collaborative Development: Building a Subject Guide with Faculty Input, South Central Chapter of the Medical Library Association, San Antonio, Texas, United States of America. (20022002).

Alexander, K. (Author & Presenter), Harker, K. R. (Author), Higa-Moore, M. (Author), McKibbon, S. (Author), Mayo, H. (Author), Wilder, L. (Author), 30th Annual Meeting, Gathering customer input prior to home page redesign: An ontological study, South Central Chapter of the Medical Library Association, San Antonio, Texas, United States of America. (20022002).

Pre-Conference Workshop

Harker, K. R. (Author & Presenter), Klein, J. B. (Author & Presenter), Priya, P. B. (Author & Presenter), LITA Forum 2016, Letting the Collections Tell Their Story: Using Tableau for Collection Evaluation, Library Information Technology Association (LITA), Fort Worth, Texas, USA, United States of America. (20162016).

Pre-conference workshop (8 hours)

Harker, K. R. (Author & Presenter), Enoch, T. (Author & Presenter), Crawford, L. S. (Author & Presenter), 34th Charleston Library Conference, Keeping it real: a Comprehensive and transparent evaluation of electronic resources, Charleston, SC, United States of America. (20142014).

Symposium

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).

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Grant - Research
Harker, K. R. (Co-Principal), Venner, M. (Co-Principal), Sassen, C. (Co-Principal), Keshmiripour, S. (Co-Principal), "Team Mentoring Grant," Sponsored by UNT Office for Faculty Success, University of North Texas, $4734 Funded. (September 1, 2019August 31, 2021).
Harker, K. R., Sassen, C. (Co-Principal), Leuzinger, J. (Co-Principal), Keshmiripour, S. (Co-Principal), "Team Mentoring Grant," Sponsored by Office for Faculty Success, University of North Texas, $500 Funded. (September 1, 2017August 31, 2018).
Harker, K. R., "Dean's Innovation Grants (DIG)," Sponsored by UNT Libraries, University of North Texas, $2475 Funded. (September 1, 2016August 31, 2017).
Harker, K. R. (Co-Principal), Hamner, J. (Supporting), Thomsett-Scott, E. C. (Supporting), Sassen, C. (Co-Principal), O'Toole, E. (Co-Principal), Welch, R. (Co-Principal), "Office for Faculty Success Mentoring Grant," Sponsored by UNT Office for Faculty Success, University of North Texas, $4200 Funded. (September 2015August 2016).
Uncategorized
Harker, K. R. (Other), "Extending MINES for Libraries to Physical Materials," Sponsored by Electronic Resources & Libraries/EBSCO Library Research Fellowship, $4000. (20142015).
Harker, K. R. (Other), "MINES for Libraries: Usage of Electronic Resources," Sponsored by UNT Libraries' Green Light to Greatness Award, $5000. (20142015).
Harker, K. R. (Other), "Mining Art: Using MINES for Libraries® to learn what art students use and how art resources are used," Sponsored by Association for Library Collections & Technical Services, $1500. (20142015).

Awards and Honors

Outstanding Reviewer Award, Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence. (May 9, 2016May 9, 2016).

First Place, Research (Contributed Paper), 2008 Conference of the South Central Chapter of the Medical Library Association (SCC/MLA). (October 16, 2008October 16, 2008).

Special Commendation for Research, 25th Annual Meeting of the South Central Chapter of the Medical Library Association. (October 16, 1998October 16, 1998).

Service

University Service

Faculty Mentor, UNT Libraries' Mentoring Program. (January 2020 – Present).

Co-Chair, Mentoring Programs Committee. (September 2018 – Present).

Member, Assessment Committee. (January 2012 – Present).

Committee Member, Division Personnel Affairs Committee. (May 2020April 2021).

Committee Chair, Library-Wide Personnel Affairs Committee. (June 1, 2019April 30, 2021).

Committee Chair, Division Personnel Affairs Committee. (June 1, 2019April 30, 2020).

Faculty Mentor, UNT Libraries' Mentoring Program. (March 2018September 2019).

Other, UNT Libraries' Mentoring Program. (November 2017September 2019).

Committee Member, Career Development Workgroup. (September 2017August 2018).

Committee Chair, Mentoring Programs Work Group. (September 2017August 2018).

Member, University Undergraduate Curriculum Committee. (September 2015August 2018).

Committee Chair, Oversight Committee for the Core Curriculum. (August 2014August 2018).

Other, Division Personnel Affairs Committee. (June 2016May 2018).

Committee Chair, Career Development Workgroup. (September 2016August 2017).

Member, PAC Task Force. (June 2016April 2017).

Committee Chair, Library-Wide Personnel Affairs Committee. (20142015).

Committee Chair, Library-Wide Personnel Affairs Committee. (20142015).

Committee Chair, Collection Management Division Personnel Affairs Committee. (June 2013May 2015).

Other, Faculty Senate Elections Committee. (20122014).

Committee Chair, Career Development Workgroup. (September 2013August 2014).

Other, Oversight Committee for the Core Curriculum. (January 2013August 2014).

Committee Member, Library Personnel Affairs Committee. (June 2013May 2014).

Member, RIS Manager Search Committee. (20132013).

Other, Library SECC Committee. (20122012).

Professional Service

Reviewer, Journal Article, Journal of Librarianship & Information Science. (October 2020 – Present).

Committee Member, Library Research Round Table Steering Committee (American Library Association), Chicago, IL. (June 2020 – Present).

Reviewer, Journal Article, Performance Measurement and Metrics, Oxford. (September 2018 – Present).

Mentor, University of North Texas, Denton, TX. (July 2018 – Present).

Reviewer, Journal Article, Evidence-Based Library & Information Practice (EBLIP). (2014 – Present).

Reviewer, Journal Article, The Electronic Library (TEL). (2014 – Present).

Mentor, Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS) Mentoring Program, Chicago, IL. (June 2018May 2021).

Member, Association of Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS) - Outstanding Publications Award Committee. (August 2016July 2018).

Member, Association of Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS) - Standards Committee. (August 2016July 2018).

Committee Chair, ALA Library Research Round Table, Membership Subcommittee, Chicago, IL. (20142014).

Other, ALA Library Research Round Table. (20132014).

Other, Assessment Interest Group, TLA. (20132013).