Ms. Setareh Keshmiripour
University of North Texas
Library - PS - Access Services
(940) 565-4261
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Education

MBA, University of North Texas.
Major: Strategic Management
MS, University of North Texas, 2014.
Major: Information Science
Degree Specialization: Digital Content Management Certificate
MLS, Tarbiat Modaress University, 2011.
Major: Library and Information Science
Dissertation Title: Survey on the Use of Libraries by Specialists of R&D Institutes of Iran's Automobile Industry
BS, Allameh Tabatabaei University, 2006.
Major: Library Science

Professional Positions

Professional
Head of Access Services, University of North Texas. (October 01, 2017 – Present).
Assistant Librarian, University of North Texas. (July 22, 2015September 30, 2017).
Library Specialist II, University of North Texas. (June 2014May 2015).
Graduate Library Assistant, University of North Texas. (January 2013May 2014).
Reference Services Librarian, Library of Majlis Research Center. (March 2006July 2011).

Licensures and Certifications

Supervisory Building Blocks, University of North Texas. (April 2017 – Present).

Digital Content Management Certificate, UNT College of Information. (May 2014 – Present).

Professional Memberships

American Library Association. (2015 – Present).

Texas Library Association. (20142017).

Development Activities Attended

Conference Attendance,"Access Services Conference," Georgia Tech University, Atlanta, GA, United States of America. (November 16, 2021November 18, 2021).

Conference Attendance,"Access Services Conference," Georgia Tech University, Atlanta, GA, United States of America. (November 11, 2019November 13, 2019).

Conference Attendance,"American Library Association Annual Conference," ALA, Washington DC., United States of America. (June 21, 2019June 24, 2019).

Conference Attendance,"Academic Chairpersons Conference," Kansas State University, Houston, Texas, United States of America. (February 6, 2019February 8, 2019).

Conference Attendance,"Library Assessment Conference," ARL, Houston, Texas, United States of America. (December 5, 2018December 7, 2018).

Conference Attendance,"Access Services Conference," Georgia Tech University, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America. (November 14, 2018November 16, 2018).

Conference Attendance,"Cross Timbers Library Collaborative (CTLC) Conference," CTLC, United States of America. (August 10, 2018).

Conference Attendance,"American Library Association Annual Conference," ALA, United States of America. (June 22, 2018June 25, 2018).

Conference Attendance,"Equity and Diversity Conference," UNT, United States of America. (February 22, 2018).

Conference Attendance,"Access Services Conference," Georgia Tech University, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America. (November 15, 2017November 17, 2017).

Workshop,"Intersections of Scholarly Communication and Information Literacy," ACRL, United States of America. (October 31, 2017).

Conference Attendance,"Equity and Diversity Conference," University of North Texas, Denton, Texas, United States of America. (February 23, 2017).

Workshop,"Letting the Collections Tell Their Story: Using Tableau for Collection Evaluation," University of North Texas Libraries, Denton, Texas, United States of America. (February 6, 2017).

Conference Attendance,"Access Services Conference," Georgia Tech University, Atlanta, GA, United States of America. (November 17, 2016November 18, 2016).

Conference Attendance,"Library Marketing and Communication Conference (LMCC)," LMCC, Dallas, Texas, United States of America. (November 16, 2016November 17, 2016).

Conference Attendance,"Cross Timbers Library Collaborative (CTLC) Conference," CTLC, Forth Worth, Texas, United States of America. (July 22, 2016).

Workshop,"Workshop on Change Leadership: Making your case for change in funding, programs, and innovation," CTLC, Fort Worth, Texas, United States of America. (July 21, 2016).

Seminar,"Culture change and innovation in libraries," University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, Texas, United States of America. (July 18, 2016).

Conference Attendance,"American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference," ALA, Orlando, Florida, United States of America. (June 23, 2016June 28, 2016).

Conference Attendance,"Texas Library Association (TLA) Annual Conference," TLA, Houston, Texas, United States of America. (April 19, 2016April 22, 2016).

Conference Attendance,"Library Marketing and Communications Conference (LMCC)," LMCC, Dallas, Texas, United States of America. (November 3, 2015November 4, 2015).

Conference Attendance,"Cross Timbers Library Collaborative (CTLC) Conference," CTLC, Commerce, Texas, United States of America. (August 7, 2015).

Conference Attendance,"Texas Library Association (TLA) Annual Conference," TLA, Austin, Texas, United States of America. (April 14, 2015April 17, 2015).

Conference Attendance,"Cross Timbers Library Collaborative (CTLC) Conference," CTLC, Dallas, Texas, United States of America. (July 25, 2014).

Conference Attendance,"Digital Frontiers," UNT Libraries, United States of America. (2013).

Workshop,"Open Access Journals: Importance, Advantages, and Disadvantages," IRANDOC, Iran. (2009).

Workshop,"Introduction to Electronic Information Resources," IRANDOC, Iran. (2008).

Workshop,"Management of Scientific Information: Build and Organizing Digital Libraries with EndNote," IRANDOC, Iran. (2008).

Awards and Honors

Soaring Eagle Award, University of North Texas. (October 2014 – Present).

George and Ruth Christy Award, UNT Libraries. (May 2013 – Present).

Teaching

Teaching Experience

University of North Texas
INFO 5600, Information Access and Knowledge Inquiry, 5 courses.

Research

Published Intellectual Contributions

Book Chapter
Johnston, P. F., Keshmiripour, S., Brand, R., Cunningham, C., Cornell, E. (2019). Out of the Oven and Into the (Reusable) Bag: Sous-Vide Book Delivery. The Sustainable Library's Cookbook. Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL).
Barham, R., Keshmiripour, S., Ramin, L., Venner, M. (2018). Student library advisory boards: Engaging students in the library experience and communicating the library’s value. Successful Campus Outreach Programs and Activities for Academic Libraries. 185-202. Rowman & Littlefield.
Book Review
Keshmiripour, S. (2017). Quality and the Academic Library: Reviewing, Assessing and Enhancing Service Provision. Journal of Access Services. 14(3), 155-156. https://doi.org/10.1080/15367967.2017.1335210
Conference Proceeding
Harker, K. R., Keshmiripour, S., McIntosh, M. C., O'Toole, E. M., Sassen, C. J. (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
Keshmiripour, S., Ahmadi, M. (2009). SWOT Analysis for Strategic Planning to Expand Librarians’ Role in Knowledge Management. Proceeding of the First National Seminar on Knowledge Management and Information Science, Tehran, Iran.
Journal Article
Hargis, C. N., Keshmiripour, S., Venner, M. A. (2019). Effectively moving up the management chain. 2019(April), .
Harker, K. R., Keshmiripour, S., McIntosh, M. C., O'Toole, E. M., Sassen, C. J. (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
Venner, M., Keshmiripour, S. (2016). X marks the spot: Creating and managing a single service point to improve customer service and maximize resources. Other. 13(2), 101-111. Routledge. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/15367967.2016.1161520
Keshmiripour, S., Danaie, D. (2004). Some critical notes on the article webliography: A road to the effective use of the world wide web. Other. 15(1), 258-260.

Presentations Given

Invited Talk

Keshmiripour, S. (Author & Presenter), Curtis, J. (Author & Presenter), Johnson, A. (Author & Presenter), Richards, J. (Author & Presenter), Emerging Technology Section Virtual Program, Bridging the Digital Divide during COVID-19, ALA, Virtual, United States of America. (2021 – ).

Oral Presentation

Akers, E. (Author & Presenter), P. (Author & Presenter), Knox, B. (Author & Presenter), Keshmiripour, S. (Author & Presenter), Access Services Conference, Fostering Student Employee Engagement: Creating a sense of ownership through task sharing initiatives, Atlanta, GA, United States of America. (2021 – ).

Keshmiripour, S. (Presenter), Akers, E. (Presenter), Knox, B. (Presenter), Baskett, P. (Presenter), Access Services Conference POSTPONED, Fostering student employee engagement: Creating a sense of ownership through task sharing initiatives, United States of America. (2020).

Keshmiripour, S. (Presenter), Baskett, P. (Presenter), Knox, B. (Presenter), Akers, E. (Presenter), Access Services Conference POSTPONED, Shifting into Teams: The transition to using Microsoft Teams and Shifts for managing student employees, United States of America. (2020).

Harker, K. R. (Author), Keshmiripour, S. (Author), McIntosh, M. C. (Author), O'Toole, E. (Author & Presenter), Sassen, C. J. (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. C. (Author), O'Toole, E. M. (Author), Sassen, C. J. (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).

Johnston, P. F. (Presenter), Keshmiripour, S. (Presenter), Knox, B. (Presenter), Cunningham, C. (Presenter), 2018 Cross Timbers Library Collaborative Conference, By Popular Demand: Modifying Library Policies to Improve User Experience, Cross Timbers Library Collaborative (CTLC), Denton, TX, United States of America. (20182018).

Johnston, P. F. (Presenter), Keshmiripour, S. (Presenter), Cunningham, C. (Presenter), Brand, R. (Presenter), Cornell, E. (Presenter), 2018 Cross Timbers Library Collaborative Conference, It's in the Bag: Creating Sustainability in the Faculty Book Delivery Service, Cross Timbers Library Collaborative (CTLC), Denton, TX, United States of America. (20182018).

Keshmiripour, S. (Presenter), Venner, M. (Presenter), Access Services Conference, It Starts at the Top: Developing a Motivational Leadership Style That Moves Mountains, Atlanta, GA, United States of America. (2016).

Keshmiripour, S. (Presenter), Knox, B. (Presenter), Emily, P. (Presenter), Cross Timbers Library Collaborative Conference 2016, Promoting excellent service: Establishing core competencies in training student employees, Tarrant County College, Fort Worth, TX, United States of America. (2016).

Keshmiripour, S. (Presenter), Venner, M. (Presenter), Library Marketing and Communications Conference, So we have a brand, now what? Modernizing and marketing an Ask Us Service at an academic library, Addison, TX. (2015).

Stayton, J. (Presenter), Keshmiripour, S. (Presenter), Cross Timbers Library Collaborative Conference., Providing Innovative Access in Delivery Services at UNT Libraries. (2015).

Stayton, J. (Author & Presenter), Keshmiripour, S. (Author & Presenter), CTLC Conference, Providing Innovative Access in Delivery Services, Cross Timbers Library Collaborative, Commerce, Texas, United States of America. (20152015).

Paper

Harker, K. R. (Author & Presenter), Keshmiripour, S. (Author), McIntosh, M. C. (Author), O'Toole, E. M. (Author), Sassen, C. J. (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).

Keshmiripour, S. (Presenter), National Seminar on Knowledge Management and Information Science, Tehran, Iran, SWOT Analysis for Strategic Planning to Expand Librarians’ Role in Knowledge Management, Tehran, Iran. (2009).

Poster

Baskett, P. (Author & Presenter), Akers, E. (Author & Presenter), Knox, B. (Author & Presenter), Keshmiripour, S. (Author & Presenter), Access Services Conference, Shifting into Teams: The Transition to Using Microsoft Teams and Shifts for Managing Student Employees, Atlanta, GA, United States of America. (2021 – ).

Amanda, Z. (Presenter), Keshmiripour, S. (Presenter), Texas Library Association Annual Conference, More than just a degree: Preparing Graduate Library Students for their future, Houston, TX. (2016).

Media Contributions

Internet
"From Tehran to Denton: UNT librarian works her way back up the ladder," UNT News. (October 08, 2015).

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Grant - Research
Keshmiripour, S., Knox, B. (Supporting), Akers, E. (Supporting), Mounth, J. (Supporting), "Gadget Lending Project: Filling the gap in students' equipment and technology needs," Sponsored by UNT Libraries, University of North Texas, $5000 Funded. (20202021).
Harker, K. R. (Co-Principal), Venner, M. A. (Co-Principal), Sassen, C. J. (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. J. (Co-Principal), Leuzinger, J. A. (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).

Service

University Service

Task Force Member, Library Strategic Directions Taskforce. (March 2022 – Present).

Committee Member, Resource Sharing Librarian Search Committee. (July 2021 – Present).

Committee Member, Library Accessibility Committee. (August 2020 – Present).

Committee Chair, Circulation Workgroup. (October 2017 – Present).

Task Force Member, Library Organizational Planning Taskforce. (July 2021July 2022).

Committee Member, Dean Reappointment Committee. (December 2021February 2022).

Member, Course Materials Working Group. (July 20202021).

Committee Member, Public Services Librarian Search Committee. (December 2020September 2021).

Other, Libraries Mentoring Program Workgroup. (May 2017August 2021).

Other, UNT Libraries Personal Affairs Committee. (July 2018June 2020).

Committee Member, Special Collections Public Services Librarian Search Committee. (June 20182019).

Co-Chair, Management Interest Group. (March 20172019).

Committee Member, Ad Hoc Web Resources Discovery Advisory Team. (20152019).

Committee Member, International Faculty Network. (April 20172018).

Committee Member, Assessment Workgroup. (September 2016August 2018).

Committee Chair, Student Engagement Librarian Search Committee. (November 2017July 2018).

Member, UNT Libraries Grievance Committee. (20162017).

Committee Member, Staff Development Committee. (July 2015October 1, 2017).

Committee Member, Scholar Day Peer Review Committee. (April 11, 2017).

Committee Member, Associate Dean of Public Services Search Committee. (July 2016December 2016).

Committee Member, Faculty Senate: Committees on Committees. (2016November 1, 2016).

Attendee, Graduation, Honors College Medallion Ceremony. (December 15, 2016).

Faculty Advisor, Undergraduate Student Library Advisory Board. (August 2015August 2016).

Committee Member, Scholar Day Paper Review Committee. (April 2016).

Committee Member, Cross Timbers Library Collaborative Conference Programming Committee. (June 2014August 2014).

Professional Service

Committee Member, ACRL Panel Session Conference Committee. (October 2021 – Present).

Committee Chair, ALA-RUSA- User Experience Design Committee. (July 2018 – Present).

Reviewer, Conference Paper, Access Services Conference, Programming Committee, Atlanta, GA. (2016 – Present).

Committee Member, ALA-RUSA- User Experience Design Committee. (July 2017July 2018).

Attendee, Meeting, Texas Library Association, New Members Round Table, Houston, TX. (April 20162017).

Program Coordinator, Library Marketing and Communications Conference, Local Arrangements Committee. (20162017).

Reviewer, Conference Paper, Library Marketing and Communications Conference, Speaker Relations Committee. (January 2016December 2017).

Officer, Secretary, Texas Library Association District 7, TX. (April 2016April 2017).

Other, Texas Library Association, Reference and Information Services Round Table, TX. (April 2016April 2017).

Other, Federation Graduate Student Research Symposium, Denton, TX. (March 2017).

Other, Federation Graduate Student Research Sympsium, Denton, TX. (April 2016).