Susan Wehmeyer

Head, Information Delivery Services
Wright State University Libraries
132A Medical Sciences
3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy.
Dayton, OH 45435-0001

 

e-mail: susan.wehmeyer@wright.edu
URL:
www.wright.edu/~susan.wehmeyer/
office: (937) 775-3565
fax: (937) 775-2232



Susan S. Wehmeyer,
MLS, AHIP

 

Education

University of Dayton, B.A., History, December 1975

Kent State University, M.L.S., August 1977

Wright State University, 1998-99 graduate course work in Urban Administration

Experience

Head, Information Delivery Services
University Libraries, Wright State University
Dayton, OH 45435
November 2004 to present

Duties: Direct the organization and administration of the Circulation,  Interlibrary Loan and Media operations; hire, supervise, schedule, train and develop a staff of 21; set, coordinate and maintain departmental goals, policies and procedures; monitor developments in automated circulation and document delivery systems; participate in other public service activities

 

Head, Information Delivery Services
Fordham Health Sciences Library, Wright State University
Dayton, OH 45435
August 1990 to October 2004

Duties: Direct the organization and administration of the Circulation, Audiovisual and Interlibrary Loan operations; hire, supervise, schedule, train and develop a staff of 7 FTE; set, coordinate and maintain departmental goals, policies and procedures; monitor developments in automated circulation and document delivery systems; participate in other public service activities, such as reference desk assignments; maintain library web pages

Head of Technical Services
Elyria Public Library
320 Washington Avenue
Elyria, OH 44035
August 1981 to August 1990

Duties: Manage the Acquisitions, Cataloging and Processing operations of the library; hire, supervise, train and develop a staff of 3 FTE; set and maintain departmental goals, policies and procedures; maintain library automation equipment

Publications

  • Wehmeyer, Susan. "How to Train for Building Communications Skills, " in Staff Development, A Practical Guide, 3rd edition, revised and enlarged, Elizabeth Fuseler Avery, Terry Dahlin, Deborah A. Carver, coordinating editors, American Library Association, 2001.

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  • Wehmeyer, Jeffrey M. and Susan Wehmeyer. "The Comparative Importance of Books: Clinical Psychology in the Health Sciences Library." Bulletin of the Medical Library Association, v. 87(2), April 1999, p. 187-91.

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  • Wehmeyer, Susan. "OLC Membership and Staff Development: A Growing Management Trend," Ohio Libraries, Fall 1998, p. 34-36.

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  • Wehmeyer, Susan, Dorothy Auchter, and Arnold Hirshon. "Saying What We Will Do, And Doing What We Say: Implementing A Customer Service Plan." Journal of Academic Librarianship. v. 22, May 1996, p. 173-80.

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  • Wehmeyer, Susan. "3000 Strong." Ohio Libraries v. 8 (2), 1995. pp 9-10.

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  • O'Connor, Phyllis, Susan Wehmeyer and Sue Weldon. "The Future Using an Integrated Approach: The OhioLINK Experience." Journal of Library Administration v. 21(1/2), 1995, pp. 109-120. Simultaneously published as a book chapter in: The Future of Resource Sharing (ed: Shirley K. Baker and Mary E. Jackson) The Haworth Press, Inc., 1995. pp 109-120.

Professional Honors/Awards

Wright State University Libraries, Staff Achievement and Recognition Award, 1995
Wright State University, Certificate of Outstanding Volunteerism, 1995, 1996
Joint Midwest and Southern Chapter MLA Meeting, 1998, First Prize for original audiovisual training materials

Professional Association Memberships

Academy of Health Information Professionals, 1996 to present.  Distinguished member, 2001 - 

Academic Library Association of Ohio, 1993 to present

Miami Valley Association of Health Sciences Libraries 1990 to 2001:

  • Treasurer, 1992/93
  • President Elect, 1993/94
  • President, 1994/95
  • Past President, 1995/96
  • President Elect, 1998/99
  • President, 1999/2000
  • Past President, 2000/01

Midwest Chapter, Medical Library Association, 1996 to present

  • Continuing Education Committee 1999/2000

Medical Library Association, 1996 to present

Ohio Health Sciences Library Association, 1994 to present

  • Membership Committee, 1995
  • Nominating Committee, 2001
  • Webmaster 2002 - 

Ohio Library Council, 1985 to 1999

  • Membership Committee, 1995-1998


Revised: 16 March 2005
Susan Wehmeyer


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Revised: 16 March 2005
Susan Wehmeyer