Stephen Weiter

Stephen P. Weiter
Director, College Libraries

102 Moon Library
1 Forestry Dr.
Syracuse, New York 13210

Phone: (315) 470-6715/470-6716


Publications and Presentations


Reviewed Articles for Journal of Library Innovation: ISSN: 1947-525X

Peer Reviewer 2010-2013

Invited to Join the Editorial Board - Dec. 2013 - 2015

Encouraging Entrepreneurism with Internal Small Grants: The Strategic Directions Microgrant Program at the University of Houston Libraries - reviewed Oct. 2013, publication pending

Tech Expo: A model for emerging technology education for library staff – Published V. 3, #1 (2012)

MULER: Building an Electronic Resource Management (ERM) Solution at York University – Published V. 3, #2 (2012)


Presented or Published


Recurring presentations on the library profession each semester (by Invitation) to students in IST 511- Introduction to the Library and Information Profession, Syracuse University, 2004-present.


(Invited)Transitions: From Where You Are Now, To Where You Might Be, presented at the 2010 ALLUNY Annual Meeting, Rensselaerville, NY, October 2, 2010.


 (Invited)  Integrated Library Systems panel presentation to students in IST 511-Introduction to the Library and Information Profession, Syracuse University, July 22, 2009.


(Invited) Exploring Usage Statistics, session of Amazing Technical Services: the Director’s Cut, Workshop presented by panel at American Association of Law Libraries Annual Conference, Portland, OR, July 12, 2008.


Who's Really Computer Savvy? Web 2.0 Technologies and Your Library, presented at the 39th Annual BIALL Study Conference in Dublin, Ireland, June 12, 2008; published in Legal Information Management, V. 8 N. 4 (Winter 2008).


Collection Management Without Wires: Usage Statistics and Wireless Tools, presented at the 18th Annual CODI Conference, Pittsburgh, PA November 9, 2007



The Persistence of Perception: Myths surrounding the Long-Term Storage of Digital Formats* presented at the 35th Annual BIALL Study Conference in Edinburgh, Scotland June 12, 2004 and by invitation at the (Syracuse University) Barclay Law Library Occasional Lecture Series , June 3, 2004.

*Reviewed at P. 237 of Report on the Annual BIALL Conference 2004 in Edinburgh Legal Information Management (2004), 4: 236-238 Cambridge University Press, and in Special Library Association Legal Division “Quarterly” Summer 2004, p.21  .


(Invited) Panelist: The Incredible Shrinking Law Library: Fitting the Ship in the Bottle Canadian Assoc. of Law Libraries Annual Meeting, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON Canada, May 27, 2003


(Invited) “Enhanced content Links Add Power to Online Card Catalog”, in Special TechLink Supplement to The Daily Record, Rochester, NY: July 24, 2003, p.16A.


Courting the Future: A Long-Range Technology Plan for the Appellate Division Law Library, Fourth Department. published as supplement on CD-ROM in Cohn, John M.,, Writing and Updating Technology Plans Neal-Schuman Publishers, New York: 1999.


(Invited)A Bridge Too Long?:  A New Appraisal of the View of CD-ROM as a Bridge Technology,* Law Library Resource Exchange, September 1997.  #

*Cited in Legal Reference Services Quarterly V. 17 p.24 (1999)


(Invited) Planning, Implementation and Evaluation of Tools & Techniques for the 21st Century Law Library, Presented at the ALLUNY 1998 Spring Institute Syracuse University, June 5, 1998.


 “Open All Night: After-Hours Technical Support for Networks”, in Computers in Libraries, November 1996.


Whither NYSHEI: ALLUNY Newsletter, Vol. 36 no. 3, December 2011.


Tying Flies: of How to keep your hands busy without getting into (too much) trouble:  ALLUNY Newsletter, Vol. 36 no. 3, December 2011.


Hydrofracking: Chemicals and Water Resources: ALLUNY Newsletter, Vol. 35 no. 3, December 2010.


Appellate Library Launches New Online Catalog,  ALLUNY Newsletter, Vol. 34 No. 1, March 2009.


Do You Trust Wikipedia?, ALLUNY Newsletter, Vol. 33 No. 2, June/July 2008.


 Turning Your Favorite Oldies into High Tech Favorites, , ALLUNY Newsletter, Vol. 31 No. 1, March 2006.


AALL Education Summit: a Report,  ALLUNY Newsletter, Vol. 30 No. 4, December 2005.


 The Do-it-yourself-bug is Squashed: The Final Chapter, , ALLUNY Newsletter, Vol. 30 No. 4, December 2005.


 The Do-it-Yourself Bug Bites Back: The Saga Continues, ALLUNY Newsletter, Vol. 30 No. 3, September 2005.


 ‘A Legal Fiction’ Is in the Eye of the Reader,  ALLUNY Newsletter, Vol. 30 No. 2, July 2005.


The Do-it-Yourself Bug Bites, Part 2: Setbacks and Resolutions ALLUNY Newsletter, Vol. 30 No. 2, July 2005.


The Do-it-Yourself Bug Strikes Again: How to build your own Personal Computer, ALLUNY Newsletter, Vol. 30 No. 1, March 2005.


Stranger in a Strange Land: A report on two Foreign Conferences., ALLUNY Newsletter, Vol. 29 No. 2, July 2004.


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