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Ron Gilmour

Web Services Librarian
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Ron Gilmour
I build and maintain the library's web site. I also work with the front end of our discovery tool and a variety of special projects.

Areas of Expertise

° Web design and development
Front-end technologies: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, AngularJS
Back-end technologies: PHP, SQL, Perl, XSLT, *nix operating systems
° Usability research
° Zotero and Mendeley reference management systems


° University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Information and Library Science, MLS, May 1999
° University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, MS in biology, 1996
° Florida State University, BS in biology, 1993

Selected Publications

Kuo, L., Gilmour, R. & Dickson, P. (2013). Bringing in the Experts: Library Research Guide Usability Testing in a Computer Science Class. Evidence Based Library and Information Practice 8(4), 43-59. doi:10.18438/B8GP5W

Gilmour, R. & Kuo, L. (2011). Reference Management Software: A Comparative Analysis of Four Products. Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, Summer 2011. doi:10.5062/F4Z60KZF

Gilmour, R. (2010). Old Wine in New Skins: Thoughts on Academic Library Web Guides. College & Research Libraries News 71(7). doi:10.5860/crln.71.7.8401

Darby, A. & Gilmour, R. (2009). Adding Delicious Data to Your Library Website. Information Technology & Libraries 28(2), 100-103. doi:10.6017/ital.v28i2.3178

Gilmour, R. & Strickland, J. (2009). Social Bookmarking for Library Services. College & Research Libraries News 70(4). doi:10.5860/crln.70.4.8168

My Guides

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