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Hal Kirkwood

Hal Kirkwood

Assistant Professor of Library Science


M.L.I.S., Library and Information Science, Univers
B.A., History and Political Science, Indiana Unive

Professor Kirkwood is the coordinator of the Instruction Section for the Management and Economics Library. He is responsible for the development of the Management and Economics Library Web site as well as collection development in strategic management, operations management, marketing, quantitative methods, and MIS.

Before joining the Purdue faculty in 1997, he was the information technology librarian at S.U.N.Y. (Geneseo). As a member of the Special Libraries Association, Professor Kirkwood serves as the Chair for the Business and Finance Division Centers of Excellence Awards.

His most recent publications include "Business Library Web Sites: A Review of the Organization and Structure of Print, Networked, and Internet Resources," Journal of Business & Finance Librarianship (2000) ;"Beyond Evaluation: A Model for Cooperative Evaluation of Internet Resources," Online (July/August 1998).

He has presented at the Special Libraries Association annual conference, the First Internet Librarian Conference, and an AACSB Public and Media Relations Seminar.

Professor Kirkwood co-manages the Marr/Kirkwood Official Guide to Business School Webs at:

Phone: (765) 49-42921
Office: KRAN 331

Area(s) of Expertise

Business Information Literacy, Web Site Design, Usability Testing, Information Architecture