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Educational Leadership and Human Development

Lovinger Building, Room 4101
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Phone: 660-543-4341
Office Manager: Barb Hicks



Rene Burress

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Assistant Provessor and Coordinator, Library Science and Information Services

Education

Ph.D. Library and Information Management. Emporia (Anticipated 2018).
Ed.S.  Learning Resources.  University of Central Missouri, (2011).

Masters. Library Science. University of Central Missouri, (2008).
Bachelors. Early Childhood Education. Saint Louis University (2004).

Courses Regularly Taught

LIS 5100 Foundations of Libraries
LIS 5240 Library Media Administration
LIS 5260 Library Information and Technology
LIS 5770 Curriculum In the Media Center
LIS 5820 Practicum
LIS 6830 Internship in School Libraries

Recent Publications

Velasquez, S., Burress, R.  Harrison, A. & Shreiner, L. (2016). Social media use in academic libraries.  Manuscript in preparation.

Burns, C., Burress, R., & Atkins, C.  (2016). From school library to learning commons.  Manuscript in preparation.

Professional Experience

Peer Reviewer(2015 -2016) Quality Matters
Secretary (2014 – 2016) – Missouri Association of School Librarians
Program Reviewer (2015) American Association of School Librarians
Past President 2014-15
President 2012 -2014
Vice President 2010-2012
School District Representative 2008 - 2010
Greater Kansas City Association of School Librarians

Burress R. & McDonald C. (2015). Students Quietly Making Noise: Engaging Learners in STEM Learning Centers. Presentation at Missouri Association of School Librarians Spring Conference, Osage Beach, MO.

Antrim, P., Burress, R, & Robins, J. (2015). Find Your Outside Voice Through Action Research. Presentation at Missouri Association of School Librarians Spring Conference, Osage Beach, MO.

Burress R. & McDaniel, D. (2015). Twitter for Baby Tweeps: Pushing Yourself Out of the Nest. Presentation at Missouri Association of School Librarians Spring Conference, Osage Beach, MO.

Burress, R., Bright, M., Dunne, K., Gaskill, N., McDaniel, D., & Hansen, V. (2014). Retweet and Hashtags and Followers @#My!. Presentation at Missouri Association of School Librarians Spring Conference, St. Louis, MO.

Antrim, P., Burress, R, & Robins, J. (2013). iStudents Need iLibrarians. Presentation at American Association of School Librarians Conference. Hartford, CT.


Contact Rene Burress, burress@ucmo.edu