Academic publications

Ovadia, Steven. “Shadow Project Management: Using the Project Management Body of Knowledge to Informally Manage Library Projects.” Project Management in the Library Workplace. Eds. Alice Daugherty and Samantha Schmehl Hines. Bingley: Emerald Publishing Limited (2018).

McHale, Christopher, Francine Egger-Sider, Louise Fluk and Steven Ovadia. “Weeding without Walking: A Mediated Approach to List-Based Deselection.” Collection Management 42(2), 92-108 (2017).

Carrel, Barbara, Jane Devine, Ann Matsuuchi and Steven Ovadia. “The Critical Thinking Skills Initiative: An Information Literacy E-Learning Collaboration.” E-Learning in Libraries Best Practices. Eds. Charles Harmon and Michael Messina. Lanham: Scarecrow Press (2013).

Ovadia, Steven. “Decentralized Expertise: The Evolution of Community Forums in Technical Support.” Social Software and the Evolution of User Expertise: Future Trends in Knowledge Creation and Dissemination. Ed. Tatjana Takseva. Hershey: IGI Global (2012).

Dominguez, Daisy and Steven Ovadia. “Twitter: A Collection Development Discovery Tool for and By the People.” Collection Management 36(3), 145-53 (2011).

Ovadia, Steven. “Writing as an Information Literacy Tool: Bringing Writing in the Disciplines to an Online Library Class.” Journal of Library Administration 50(7), 899–908 (2010).

Ovadia, Steven and Scott White. “Bringing an Online Credit Research Class from Concept to Reality.” Journal of Library & Information Services in Distance Learning 4(4), 197–207 (2010).

Ovadia, Steven. “How Does Tenure Status Impact Library Usage: A Study of LaGuardia Community College.” Journal of Academic Librarianship 35(4), 332-40 (2009).

Ovadia, Steven. “Working Without a Crystal Ball: Predicting Web Trends for Web Services Librarians.” Journal of Web Librarianship 2(4), 579-587 (2008).

Arnold, Jennifer, et al. “What’s the Ballyhoo about Blogs?” Serials Review 33(3), 175-187 (2007).

Ovadia, Steven. “Digg.com and Socially-Driven Authority.” Library Philosophy and Practice (2007).

Ovadia, Steven. “The Need to Archive Blog Content.” Serials Librarian 51, (2006).

Ovadia, Steven. “Review of the Home Economics Archive project Web site.” Journal of Library and Information Services in Distance Learning 1, (2005).

Ovadia, Steven. “Real-Time Chat Reference and the Importance of Text-Chat.” The Reference Librarian 79/80(2003).
—co-published simultaneously in Digital Reference Services, ed. Bill Katz. Binghamton, NY: Haworth Information Press, pp. 157-161 (2003).

Ovadia, Steven. “Self-Published Electronic Journals: Not Quite the Wave of the Future.” Serials Librarian 43, (2003).

Internet Connection columnist: Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian

Ovadia, Steven. “More Than Just Cat Pictures: Reddit as a Curated News Source.” Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian 34(1), 37-40 (2015).

Ovadia, Steven. “Automate the Internet With “If This Then That” (IFTTT).” Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian 33(4), 208-211 (2014).

Ovadia, Steven. “ResearchGate and Academia.edu: Academic Social Networks.” Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian 33(3), 165-169 (2014).

Ovadia, Steven. “Markdown for Librarians and Academics.” Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian 33(2), 120-124 (2014).

Ovadia, Steven. “Linux for Academics, Part II: The Advantages of Free and Open-Source Software.” Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian 33(1), 47-51 (2014).

Ovadia, Steven. “Linux for Academics, Part I.” Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian 32(4), 252-256 (2013).

Ovadia, Steven. “When Social Media Meets Scholarly Publishing.“ Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian 32(3), 194-198 (2013).

Ovadia, Steven. “The Role of Big Data in the Social Sciences.” Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian 32(2), 130-134 (2013).

Ovadia, Steven. “Digital Content Curation and Why It Matters to Librarians.” Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian 32(1), 58-62 (2013).

Ovadia, Steven. “Staying Informed With Really Simple Syndication.” Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian 31(3-4), 179-183 (2012).

Ovadia, Steven. “A Brief Introduction to Web-Based Note Capture.” Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian 31(2), 128-32 (2012).

Ovadia, Steven. “Syncing Bookmarks: An Overview of Current Options.” Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian 31(1), 76-79 (2012).

Ovadia, Steven. “An Early Introduction to the Google+ Social Networking Project.” Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian 30(4), 259-63 (2011).

Ovadia, Steven. “Quora.com: Another Place for Users to Ask Questions.” Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian 30(3), 176-80 (2011).

Ovadia, Steven. “Managing Citations With Cost-Free Tools.” Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian 30(2), 107-11 (2011).

Ovadia, Steven. “Open-Access Electronic Textbooks: An Overview.” Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian 30(1), 52–56 (2011).

Ovadia, Steven. “The Trouble With Logins: The Challenges of Online Identity.” Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian 29(4), 296–300 (2010).

Ovadia, Steven. “Navigating the Challenges of the Cloud.” Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian 29(3), 233–236 (2010).

Ovadia, Steven. “The Viability of Google Wave as an Online Collaboration Tool.” Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian 29(2), 158-161 (2010).

Ovadia, Steven. “Finding Data Sets Online.” Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian 29(1), 81-85 (2010).

Ovadia, Steven. “Exploring the Potential of Twitter as a Research Tool.” Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian 28(4), 202-205 (2009).