About Pauline Dewan

I am an academic librarian working in a Canadian University. Reading has always been my passion. Not surprisingly, my MA and PhD degrees are in the field of English. Now I want to share my love of books with others.

Children’s Literature Classics

Pauline Dewan’s Online Portfolio

Dewan, Pauline. The Art of Place in Literature for Children and Young Adults: How Locale Shapes a Story. Preface by Ruth B. Bottigheimer. Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen Press, 2010.

Dewan, Pauline. The House as Setting, Symbol, and Structural Motif in Children’s Literature. Preface by Jon C. Stott. Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen Press, 2004.

Chapters in Books
Dewan, Pauline. “Getting Started: The Collection, the Service, and the Promotion.” The Slow Book Revolution: Creating a New Culture of Reading on College Campuses and Beyond, edited by Meagan Lacy, 33-46. Santa Barbara, CA: Libraries Unlimited, 2014.

Dewan, Pauline. “Do-It-Yourself Readers' Advisory: Empowering the User.” Open Shelf, February 2015.

Dewan, Pauline. “Adopting Readers’ Advisory Practices in the Academic Library.” Open Shelf, October 2014.

Dewan, Pauline. “Can I Have Your Attention? Implications of the Research on Distractions and Multitasking for Reference Librarians.” Reference Librarian 55 no. 2 (2014): 95-117, doi:10.1080/02763877.2014.880636.

Dewan, Pauline and Michael Steeleworthy. “Incorporating Online Instruction in Academic Libraries: Getting Ahead of the Curve.” Journal of Library and Information Services in Distance Learning 7, no. 3 (2013): 278-96, doi:10.1080/1533290X.2013.804020. http://scholars.wlu.ca/lib_pub/28/.

Dewan, Pauline. “Reading Matters in the Academic Library: Taking the Lead from Public Librarians.” Reference & User Services Quarterly 52, no. 4 (2013): 309-19.

Steeleworthy, Michael and Pauline Dewan. “Web-based Citation Management Systems: Which One Is Best?” Partnership: The Canadian Journal of Library and Information Practice and Research 8, no. 1 (2013).

Dewan, Pauline. “Making the Most of Google Scholar in Academic Libraries.” Feliciter 58, no. 6 (2012): 41-42.

Dewan, Pauline. “Are Books Becoming Extinct in Academic Libraries?” New Library World 113, no. 1/2 (2012): 27-37, doi:10.1108/03074801211199022.

Dewan, Pauline and Charlotte Innerd. “Thoughts on the Regional Campus Library: Its Rewards and Challenges.” Feliciter 57, no. 3 (2011): 118-19.

Dewan, Pauline. “Should Academic Libraries Collect Popular Fiction?” OLA Access 17, no. 1 (2011): 10-11.

Dewan, Pauline. “Looking for a Library Job? Create an E-Portfolio.” Feliciter 56, no. 4 (2010): 169-71.

Dewan, Pauline. “Why Your Academic Library Needs a Popular Reading Collection Now More Than Ever.” College and Undergraduate Libraries 17, no. 1 (2010): 44-64, doi:10.1080/10691310903584775.

Dewan, Pauline. “Circular Designs in Morris’s The Story of the Glittering Plain.” The Journal of the William Morris Society 12, no. 4 (1998): 15-20.

Dewan, Pauline. “Patterns of Enclosure in Morris’s Early Stories.” The Journal of the William Morris Society 11, no. 2 (1995): 9-11.

Conference Presentations

Stephenson, Carol, Pauline Dewan, Christine Jewell, Pam Jacobs and Gohar Ashoughian, “E-books Are Here to Stay -- Are We Ready?” (Session organized by Helen Salmon, Alan Gale, Linda Graburn and Pam Jacobs). TUG Conference 2013, April 19, 2013.

Tessaro, Mary Lynn Bella, Maria Cantalini-Williams and Pauline Dewan. “Teacher Candidate Development through a Family Literacy Program.” Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences. May 30, 2012.

Dewan, Pauline and Paula Cardozo. “Create an Online Presence: E-portfolios and Marketing Opportunities.” Ontario Library Association's Super Conference. February 4, 2012.