Faculty Profile

Mary Ann Venner

Mary Ann Venner

Title
Assistant Dean
Department
Library - Public Services
College
University of North Texas

    

Education

MLS, University of North Texas, 2010.
Major: Library and Information Sciences
BA, University of North Texas, 1999.
Major: Philosophy

Current Scheduled Teaching*

No current or future courses scheduled.

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Previous Scheduled Teaching*

No previous courses available.

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Published Publications

Published Intellectual Contributions

Book Chapter
Venner, M. A. (2020). Canned Food Drives. The Library Outreach Cookbook. Association of College and Research Libraries.
Barham, R., Venner, M. A., Hallman, C. (2018). A New Approach to Space Planning in Libraries: the Image + Text Survey. The Relevant Library: Essays on Adapting to Changing Needs. Jefferson, NC: McFarland.
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.
Venner, M. (2016). The Impact of Library Mentoring on Academic Success. Mentoring: Perspectives, Strategies and Impacts on School Performance. Nova Science Publishers.
Guest Forum Article-Invited
Venner, M. (2020). The Library as an Essential Service. Informed Librarian Online. Infosources Publishing.
Venner, M. A. (2018). Librarian as Administrator-A Journey of Expanded Learning. Informed Librarian Online. (May 2018), . Infosources Publishing.
Venner, M. (2017). Mentoring Librarians for Management Roles in Academic Libraries. Informed Librarian Online. (October 2017), . Infosources Publishing.
Journal Article
Venner, M., Washburn, J. (2021). A Peer-to-Peer Service Approach in Academic Libraries. Journal of Access Services. Taylor & Francis Online. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/15367967.2021.1924065
Venner, M. (2020). Becoming an Associate Dean: A Librarian's Tale of Lessons Learned. The Department Chair. 30(3), 17-18. Hoboken, New Jersey: Wiley.
Hargis, C. N., Keshmiripour, S., Venner, M. A. (2019). Effectively moving up the management chain. 2019(April), .
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

Awarded Grants

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Grant - Research
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).
Venner, M. A., "Green Light to Greatness Grant- Second Floor Space Planning," Sponsored by UNT Libraries, Local, $2500 Funded. (June 2014August 2015).
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Overall
Summative Rating
Challenge and
Engagement Index
Response Rate

out of 5

out of 7
%
of
students responded
  • Overall Summative Rating (median):
    This rating represents the combined responses of students to the four global summative items and is presented to provide an overall index of the class’s quality. Overall summative statements include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 5 = Excellent, 3 = Good, and 1= Very poor):
    • The course as a whole was
    • The course content was
    • The instructor’s contribution to the course was
    • The instructor’s effectiveness in teaching the subject matter was
  • Challenge and Engagement Index:
    This rating combines student responses to several SPOT items relating to how academically challenging students found the course to be and how engaged they were. Challenge and Engagement Index items include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 7 = Much higher, 4 = Average, and 1 = Much lower):
    • Do you expect your grade in this course to be
    • The intellectual challenge presented was
    • The amount of effort you put into this course was
    • The amount of effort to succeed in this course was
    • Your involvement in course (doing assignments, attending classes, etc.) was
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