Joan K. Lippincott, CNI's Associate Executive Director


Joan K. Lippincott, Collaboration between Librarians and Information Technologists: A Case Study Employing Kolb's Experiential Learning Theory, Department of Education Policy, Planning, and Administration, University of Maryland, 1999.

Selected Publications, Presentations, and Interviews:

Joan K. Lippincott and Clifford A. Lynch,"ETDs and Graduate Education: Programs and Prospects," Research Library Issues 270 (June 2010). (PDF)

Lippincott, Joan K, “A Mobile Future for Academic Libraries,” Reference Services Review 38, no. 2 (2010): 205-213.

Joan K. Lippincott, "Information Commons: Meeting Millennials' Needs," Journal of Library Administration, 50:1, January 2010. (PDF)

Joan K. Lippincott, "Mobile Reference: What Are the Questions?" The Reference Librarian, 51:1, January 2010. (PDF)

Joan K. Lippincott,"Learning Spaces: Involving Faculty to Improve Pedagogy," EDUCAUSE Review, March/April 2009. (HTML)

Joan K. Lippincott, et al, "A Long-Term View for Learning Spaces," EDUCAUSE Review, March/April 2009. (HTML)
NOTE: The excerpt linked to here is based on a roundtable conversation/interview about learning spaces conducted by Gerry Bayne, EDUCAUSE multimedia producer, at the EDUCAUSE 2008 Annual Conference. To listen to the full podcast, go to <>.

Joan K. Lippincott, "Mobile Technologies, Mobile Users: Implications for Academic Libraries," ARL: A Bimonthly Report on Research Library Issues and Actions from ARL, CNI, and SPARC, no. 261 (December 2008). (HTML)

Joan K. Lippincott, "Libraries and Net Gen Learners: Current and Future Challenges in the Mobile Society," M-Libraries: Libraries on the Move to Provide Virtual Access, Gill Needham and Mohamed Ally (Eds.), (London: Facet Publishing, 2008).

Joan K. Lippincott, “Student Content Creators: Convergence of Literacies,” EDUCAUSE Review, Nov/Dec 2007. The article appears as the E-Content column and is available at

Joan K. Lippincott, "Student Perspective Video," and interview with daughter Meg Lippincott shown at the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI) Focus Session Being Net Savvy: Developing Skills for a Rapidly Changing World, held in Boulder, CO on Aug. 15-16, 2007. Available from the proceedings page at

Joan K. Lippincott, “Beyond Coexistence:  Finding Synergies between Print Content and Digital Information,” Journal of Library Administration, 46:2 (2007).

Joan K. Lippincott, “Assessing Information Commons,” Linking the Information Commons to Learning:  How to Measure Success, Vantage Point (Ipswich, MA: Ebsco, 2007). Available from the publisher at
An earlier version of this paper appeared in Proceedings of the Library Assessment Conference, September 25-27, 2006, Charlottesville, VA.

Joan K. Lippincott, "Learning, Engagement and Technology" (preprint version), Student Engagement and Information Literacy, Craig Gibson (Ed.), Chicago: Association of College and Research Libraries, 2006. (MS Word Doc)
Book ordering information is available at

Joan K. Lippincott, "Linking the Information Commons to Learning," Learning Spaces, Diana G. Oblinger (Ed.), (EDUCAUSE, August 2006). This EDUCAUSE e-book is freely available at

Joan K. Lippincott, "Institutional Strategies and Policies for Electronic Theses and Dissertations," ECAR Research Bulletin, 2006:13 (June 20, 2006). <>

Joan K. Lippincott, "Shifting the Focus of Reference & Instruction Services," delivered as the keynote address at The Service in "Reference Services" - The 4th "Reference in the 21st Century" Symposium at Columbia University on March 10, 2006 in New York City. An abstract of the talk is available: A podcast of the symposium presentations in full is available:

Joan K. Lippincott, Interview, podcast interview conducted during the EDUCAUSE annual conference held in Orlando, Florida, October 18-21, 2005. [MP3 Audio]

Joan K. Lippincott, "Where Learners Go: How to Strengthen the Library Role in Online Learning," Library Journal, October 1, 2005.

Clifford A. Lynch and Joan K. Lippincott, “Institutional Repository Deployment in the United States as of Early 2005,” D-Lib Magazine, 11:9 (September 2005).

Joan K. Lippincott, “Libraries, Information, and Course Management Systems,” Course Management Systems for Learning: Beyond Accidental Pedagogy, eds. McGee, Carmean, and Jafari (Information Science Publishing, 2005).

Joan Lippincott, “Net Generation Students and Libraries” in Educating the Net Generation, EDUCAUSE e-book, edited by Diana Oblinger and James Oblinger, February 2005, available at  Article was also reprinted in the March/April 2005 issue of EDUCAUSE Review, available online at

Joan K. Lippincott, “New Library Facilities: Opportunities for Collaboration,” Resource Sharing and Information Networks, 17:1/2 (2004).

Joan K. Lippincott, "Learning Spaces: Collaborations and Opportunities" CNI Fall 2004 Task Force Meeting, December 7, 2004, Portland, OR.

Joan K. Lippincott, "Enhancing the Learning Experience," Keynote Presentation, TLT 2004 - Enhancing the Learning Experience, September 17, 2004, Los Angeles, CA. [MP3 Audio File] [PowerPoint Presentation]

Joan K. Lippincott, Gary Brown, Stephen C. Ehrmann, and Vicki Suter, "Accountability as Opportunity: Tapping the Transformative Power of Accreditation," NLII Annual Meeting, January 26, 2004, San Diego, CA.

Joan K. Lippincott and Vicki Suter, "The Transformative Assessment Program: Next Steps," CNI Fall 2003 Task Force Meeting, December 9, 2003, Portland, OR.

Joan K. Lippincott, Malcolm Brown, and Susan Perry, "Learning Spaces throughout Campus," EDUCAUSE 2003, November 6, 2003, Anaheim, CA.

Joan K. Lippincott, "Creating Cyberinfrastructures," Planning Technology-Rich Spaces for Learning, a NITLE workshop, October 24-26, 2003, DePauw University.

Joan K. Lippincott, institute faculty, Library Leadership for New Managers, OLMS Training Institute, September 22-25, 2003.

Joan K. Lippincott and Malcolm Brown, "Learning Spaces: More than Meets the Eye." (PDF) EDUCAUSE Quarterly 12 (2003): 14-16.

Joan K. Lippincott, "Developing Collaborative Relationships: Librarians, Students, and Faculty Creating Learning Communities," College and Research Libraries News 63:3 (March 2002).

Joan K. Lippincott, Betsy Wilson, and Barbara Dewey, "Working Collaboratively to Construct New Library Spaces: The CNI Collaborative Facilities Project," Future Library Architecture: Conception, Design and Use of Library Space, an ARL and OCLS Institute, February 15-17, 2002, Las Vegas, NV.

Joan K. Lippincott, "Cyberinfrastructure: Opportunities for Connections and Collaboration," E-volving Information Futures: Conference Proceedings for the 11th Biennial Conference of the Victorian Association for Library Automation, February 6-8, 2002, Melbourne, Australia, pp. 437-450.

Joan K. Lippincott, "Assessing the Academic Networked Environment," co-published simultaneously in Journal of Library Administration, 35:4 (2001), pp. 63-69; and: Evaluating the Twenty-First Century Library: The Association of Research Libaries New Measures Initiative, 1997-2001, ed. Donald L. DeWitt (Howarth Information Press, 2001): 63-69. Originally published in ARL: A Bimonthly Newsletter of Research Library Issues and Actions from ARL, CNI, and SPARC 197 (April 1998): 14-16. [HTML]

Joan K. Lippincott, "Working Together: Collaboration Among Archivists, Electronic Records Managers, and Information Technologists," Annotation: Newsletter of the National Historical Publications and Records Commission 28 (June 2000), pp. 18-19.

Joan K. Lippincott, "Commenting from the Perspective of an Individual Experienced in Providing Adult Education and Building Collaborative Efforts," National Forum on Archival Continuing Education (NFACE) April 27-29, 2000, Decatur, GA.

Joan K. Lippincott, "Librarians and Cross-Sector Teamwork," ARL: A Bimonthly Report on Research Library Issues and Actions for ARL, CNI, and SPARC 208/209 (February/April 2000), pp. 22-23.

Joan K. Lippincott, "Assessing the Academic Networked Environment," Richard Katz and Julia Rudy, eds., Information Technology in Higher Education: Assessing Its Impact and Planning for the Future. New Directions for Institutional Research 102 (San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1999), pp. 21-36.

Joan K. Lippincott and Joan Cheverie, "The 'Blur' of Federal Information and Services: Implications for University Libraries," Journal of Government Information 26:1 (1999), pp. 25-31.

Gerry Bernbom, Joan K. Lippincott, and Fynnette Eaton, "Working Together: New Collaborations among Information Professionals," CAUSE/EFFECT 22:2 (1999), pp. 6-9.

Joan K. Lippincott, "Working Together: A Collaboration Among Archivists, Records Managers, and Information Technologists," ARL Newsletter 202 (February 1999), p. 7.

Joan K. Lippincott, Avra Michelson, and Kathleen Flynn, "Team-Building, Collaboration, and the Reengineering of Library Services," Cheryl LaGuardia and Barbara A. Mitchell, eds., Finding Common Ground: Creating the Library of the Future without Diminishing the Library of the Past (New York: Neal-Schuman, 1998), pp. 434-446.

Joan K. Lippincott, "Introduction: Special Section: Coalition for Networked Information," Information Technology and Libraries 17:2 (June 1998), p. 82.

Joan K. Lippincott, "Working Together: Building Collaboration between Librarians and Information Technologists," Information Technology and Libraries 17:2 (June 1998), pp. 83-86. Abstract available online at

Philip Tompkins, Susan Perry, and Joan K. Lippincott, "New Learning Communities: Collaboration, Networking, and Information Literacy," Information Technology and Libraries 17:2 (June 1998), pp. 100-106. Abstract available online at

Joan K. Lippincott, "Challenges of the Digital Library," Educom Review 32:3 (May/June 1997), p. 56.

Joan K. Lippincott, "Change and the Referent Organization: The Coalition for Networked Information," Journal of Library Administration 19:3/4 (1993), pp. 247-256.

Joan K. Lippincott, "CNI Discusses Transformational Potential of Networked Information at Fall 1992 Meeting," Library Hi Tech News 101 (April 1993), pp. 1-4.

Joan K. Lippincott, "End-User Instruction: Emphasis on Concepts," Mary Reichel and Mary Ann Ramely, eds., Conceptual Frameworks for Bibliographic Education: Theory into Practice (Littleton, CO: Libraries Unlimited, Inc., 1987), pp. 183-191.

Howard Curtis and Joan K. Lippincott, "Overview of Instructional Programs," Howard Curtis, ed., Public Access Microcomputers in Academic Libraries: The Mann Library Model at Cornell University (Chicago: American Library Association, 1987), pp. 107-122.

Joan K. Lippincott, Linda Stewart, and Bill Coons, "Teaching Users to Search External Databases: Instruction," Howard Curtis, ed., Public Access Microcomputers in Academic Libraries: The Mann Library Model at Cornell University (Chicago: American Library Association, 1987), pp. 123-136.

Joan K. Lippincott, Linda Stewart, and Bill Coons, "Teaching Users to Search External Databases: Program Administration," Howard Curtis, ed., Public Access Microcomputers in Academic Libraries: The Mann Libarry Model at Cornell University (Chicago: American Library Association, 1987), pp. 137-156.

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