Sean Kennedy

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Rank: Assistant Professor of Practice
Title: Collections and Content Strategies Librarian
Department: Research and Learning Services
Office: Lib 179B
Phone: 330-972-8581
Email: skennedy@uakron.edu


Selected Works - bepress: https://works.bepress.com/sean-kennedy/


Areas of Responsibility: Collection Development including budget management, vendor negotiations, new resource selection, stacks maintenance/weeding, etc.; Manages the Bierce Library Education collection (and Curriculum Center) and provides information literacy and instructional support for the College of Education; Affordable learning duties such as promotion of open educational resources and the adoption of library materials into the classroom.


Published Works:

The Relationship Between Trait Affect and Job Attitudes in Library Employees
2016

This research explores the relationship between employees’ disposition and several important job attitudes. Dispositional affect is a personality trait that describes people’s emotional responses to situations. This study explored how affective disposition influences the job attitudes of work engagement, organizational commitment, and job satisfaction. Data were collected... Read more »

Uncovering Discovery Layer services.
2014

This article discusses discovery layer services which are useful for public services. Topics discussed include the goal of a discovery layer (to enhance the catalog to function as a Google-like interface), service claims of vendors (to allow users to search millions of resources with a click of a button), and leaders in the discovery layer services market including WorldCat... Read more »