Faculty Profile

Robbie Sittel

Title
Adjunct Faculty
Department
Library - PS - Sycamore Library
College
University of North Texas
Special Appointment
Libraries
University of North Texas

    

Education

MS, University of North Texas, 2005.
Major: Library & Information Science
BA, Texas Woman's University, 1998.
Major: English

Current Scheduled Teaching*

INFO 5600.020, Information Access and Knowledge Inquiry, Spring 2023

* 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*

INFO 5600.020, Information Access and Knowledge Inquiry, Fall 2022 SPOT
INFO 5600.002, Information Access and Knowledge Inquiry, Spring 2022 Syllabus SPOT

* 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
Sittel, N., LaGuardia, C. (2021). Genealogy. Magazines for Libraries. (30th), . New York: Bowker.
Sittel, N., C. (2019). Genealogy. Magazines for Libraries. (29th), . New York: Bowker.
Sittel, N. R. (2012). Going Green @ Your Library: One Librarian's Lessons in Programming. Greening Libraries. Library Juice.
Book Review
Sittel, N. R. (2015). Public Libraries, Public Policies, and Political Processes: Serving and Transforming Communities in Times of Economic and Political Contraint. Government Information Quarterly. 32(2), 219-220. https://www.journals.elsevier.com/government-information-quarterly
Sittel, N. R. (2012). Public Libraries and the Internet. Managed by the Information Policy & Access Center (iPAC) in the College of Information Studies at the University of Maryland. Government Information Quarterly. 29(2), 307-308. https://www.journals.elsevier.com/government-information-quarterly
Journal Article
Sittel, N. R. (2018). Preservation of Electronic Government Information (PEGI) Project. Against the Grain. 29(6), 2. Charleston, South Carolina: Charleston Conference. https://www.against-the-grain.com
Research Report
Yanowski, K. J., Sittel, N. R., Monterroso, B. (2017). Using Technology to Enhance Discovery, Access, and Use: Final Report. Dean's Innovation Grant - Using Technology to Enhance Discovery, Access, and Use. Denton, TX: University of North Texas. https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1020989/
Summit Report Out
Sittel, N. R., Halbert, M. D., Skinner, K. (2016). Digital Preservation of Federal Information Summit: Reflections. https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc826639/
White Paper
Sittel, R., Halbert, M., Skinner, K., Caldwell, D., Concannon, M., Jacobs, J. R., Laster, S., Matheson, S. (2019). Toward a Shared Agenda: Report on PEGI Project Activities for 2017-2019. Other. 43. Atlanta, GA: Educopia Institute. https://educopia.org/pegi/
Sittel, R., Halbert, M., Skinner, K., Caldwell, D., Concannon, M., Jacobs, J. R., Laster, S., Matheson, S. (2019). PEGI Project National Forum Summary and Report. Other. 30. Atlanta, GA: Educopia Institute. https://educopia.org/pegi/

Awarded Grants

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Grant - Research
Sittel, R. (Principal), "Preservation of Electronic Government Information National Leadership Grant," Sponsored by Institute of Museum and Library Services, Federal, $87000 Funded. (December 1, 2017November 30, 2019).
Sittel, N. R. (Co-Principal), Rowe, J. L. (Co-Principal), Burns, D. (Co-Principal), "Nonprofit Capacity Building," Sponsored by Texas State Library & Archives Commission, State, $38107.39 Funded. (September 1, 2016August 31, 2017).
Yanowski, K. J. (Principal), Sittel, N. R. (Supporting), Monterroso, B. (Supporting), "Dean's Innovation Grant - Using Technology to Enhance Discovery, Access, and Use," Sponsored by University of North Texas Libraries, University of North Texas, $5000 Funded. (June 2016August 2017).
Sittel, N. R. (Supporting), Burns, D. (Principal), "Mean Green Mapped," Sponsored by UNT Libraries, University of North Texas, $2500 Funded. (June 2015July 2016).
Grant - Service
Dooley, Y. (Principal), Jim, C. (Supporting), Monahan, J. (Supporting), Sittel, R. (Supporting), "Tackling the Digital Divide in Texas," Sponsored by Dean's Innovation Grant / UNT Libraries, University of North Texas, $5000 Funded. (September 2021December 2022).
Monahan, J., Newsom, M. (Co-Principal), Robson, D. (Supporting), Sittel, R. (Supporting), "UNT Libraries Juvenile Collection Breakout," Sponsored by Dean's Innovation Grant / UNT Libraries, University of North Texas, $2000 Funded. (September 1, 2020August 31, 2021).
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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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