The At-Large REAL Group covers a range of research excellence areas such as Digital Humanities, GIS, Open Science, Archival studies, ethical and cultural issues. It encompasses multidisciplinary projects and novel ideas.

Faculty Fellows

Matthew Hannah

Matthew N Hannah
Assistant Professor
Digital Humanities
Research interests: Digital Humanities, media studies and archaeology, critical theory, literary history, network analysis

Affiliated Faculty and Staff Information

Name & TitleBrief Overview of Research Interest
Sammie MorrisArchival Literacy, Teaching with Primary Sources
Stanislav PejsaResearch Data Management
Michael FosmireEngineering literacy education
Joshua CrabtreeLibrary Cataloging, Library Acquisitions, E-Resources
Zoeanna MayhookFinancial Literacy Education
Nastasha JohnsonIntercultural Competence
Katey WatsonArchival literacy
Wei ZakharovOnline learning, research data management
Jane YatcillaBibliometric Analysis, Evidence Synthesis
Johne SmithComputer Information Technology
Yue (Shirley) LiGIS
Jessie ScottOrganizational Learning
Albert ChapmanGovernment Publications on U.S. Foreign Policy, National Security
Erla HeynsMentoring for Faculty Librarians, Library Leadership
Annette BochenekTeaching with Primary Sources
Robin MeherMaking as Learning, Library Makerspaces
Nathan RuppCollection Development
Matthew HannahDigital Humanities, Conspiracy Theories
Amy ChildressUndergraduate Research

  • McGowan, B. Service-Learning Projects Complement Evidence-Based Educational Programs that Build Resilience to Health Misinformation in Academic and Community Settings. Travel Support, Presentation at MLA/SLA Annual Meeting, May 16-19, 2023.


  • At-Large REAL member Bethany McGowan joined the panel (with Chao Cai and Pete Pascuzzi) for a session on using a GA to support one’s research. (February 1)
  • At-Large REAL members Bethany McGowan and Matt Hannah presented a session highlighting their Diplomacy Lab project. (March 2)
  • At-Large REAL member Bethany McGowan joined the panel (with Clarence Maybee, Chao Cai, and Margaret Phillips) for a session on working with OUR Scholars. (November 16)

  • 5 undergraduates, 3 graduates
  • Aprilliano, B., Giuliano, C., Reed, J. B., & Kale-Pradhan, P. (2023). Evaluation of References Supporting Hospital Pharmacy Policies. Medical Reference Services Quarterly, 42(1), 31–37.
  • Howard, H., Zwicky, D., & Walker, D. (2022). Put Your Money Where Your Mouth is: A Values-Based Evaluation Tool for Collections Decisions. Collection Management,
  • McGowan, B. (2022) Leading in Health Sciences Librarianship: Perspectives from 10 Black Library Leaders. In American Library Association (Eds.) The Black Librarian in America. Chicago, IL
  • Vervoort, J. M., Milkoreit, M., van Beek, L., Mangnus, A. C., Farrell, D., McGreevy, S. R., Ota, K., Rupprecht, C. D.D, Reed, J.B. & Huber, M. (2022). Not just playing: The politics of designing games for impact on anticipatory climate governance. Geoforum.
  • Hérubel, Jean-Pierre V. M. (2022).Recent Articles on French History. French Historical Studies 45, 160–183.
  • Krieg, P. and Hannah, M. (2022). Thick Mapping for Environmental Justice: EJScreen, ArcGIS, and the Contemporary Novel. In Routledge Handbook of the Digital Environmental Humanities. Charles Travis, Deborah P. Dixon, Luke Bergmann, Robert Legg, and Arlene Crampsie (eds.) London: Routledge.
  • Hérubel, Jean-Pierre V. M. (2022). Recent Articles on French History. French Historical Studies 45, 543–56.
  • Hérubel, Jean-Pierre V. M. (2022).Review of Pat Rogers: The Poet and the Publisher, the Case of Alexander Pope, Esq., of Twickenham Versus Edmund Curll, Bookseller in Grub Street (New York: Springer Nature B.V., 2022): In Publishing Research Quarterly, 38, 621-622.
  • Gerrish, T., & Kong, N. N. (2022). Spatiotemporal Distribution Change of Online Reference During the Time of COVID-19. Information Technology and Libraries (Online), 41(4), 1–5A.
  • Morris, S. (2022) Amelia Earhart’s Legacy at Purdue University. In Chris Williamson (Ed.) Rabbit Hole: The Vanishing of Amelia Earhart and Fred Noonan.
  • Hérubel, Jean-Pierre V.M. (2022). Historiographical Futures for Library History: Conceptual Observations for Future Historians. In M.L. McCallon, J.M. Tucker (Eds.). The Academic Library in the United States: Historical Perspectives (pp. 233–260). McFarland & Company, Inc.
  • Hérubel, Jean-Pierre V.M., Mark L. McCallon, and John Mark Tucker (2022). The Academic Library in the United States: Selected Historical Readings. In M.L. McCallon, J.M. Tucker (Eds.). The Academic Library in the United States: Historical Perspectives (pp. 263–269). McFarland & Company, Inc.
  • Hannah, M. (2022). Review of Pastels and Pedophiles: Inside the Mind of QAnon, by Mia Bloom and Sophia Moskalenko. Criminal Law and Criminal Justice Books.
  • Hannah, M. (2022) Review of Free Speech: A History from Socrates to Social Media by Jacob Mchangama. Publishing Research Quarterly. 38, 807-808.
  • Wilson, N., Battershill, C., Clarkson, H., Hannah, M., et al. (2022). Digital critical archives, copyright, and feminist praxis. Arch Science. 22, 295–317.
  • Morris, S.L. (chair), Anderson-Zorn, A., Swartz, A., White, L. (2023, April 15). Burnout, self-care, and resilience building in tough times [Conference presentation]. Midwest Archives Conference, Chicago, IL, United States.
  • Hannah, M. (2023). We are the News Now: Conspiracy Theory as Communicative Production. QAnon Research Conference, QAnon Research Network, virtual.
  • Hannah, M. (2023). The Rise of John Q. Public: Conspiracy Theories and the Public Sphere. International Conspiracy Theory Symposium, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL.
  • Bochenek, A. (2023, January 3). History in Motion: Applying the Archival Collections of Frank and Lillian Gilbreth’s Time and Motion Studies to Business Education. Hawaii International Conference on Education. Honolulu, HI.
  • Bochenek, A. (2023, January 4). Podcast Resources for Entrepreneurs. Hawaii International Conference on Education. Honolulu, HI.
  • Chapman, A. (2023, January 26). INDIGO Webinar Series Energy Information Administration Information Resources. YouTube video presentation. Indiana State Library and INDIGO.
  • Chomintra, M (2023, February 9–11). The Student Research Paper as a Site of Resistance: Using Feminist Pedagogy to Dismantle Systemic Knowledge Politics. AAC&U 2023 General Education, Pedagogy, and Assessment Conference, New Orleans, LA, United States.
  • Carlyle, R., Edward, C., Gilroy, D., McGowan, B. (2022, November 15). Informing #AMillionDecisions: taking the heavy lifting out of applying evidence to healthcare in the National Health Service in England. International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) Health and Biosciences Libraries Section (HBS) Webinar Series on Infodemic Management.>
  • Puente, M. (2022, October 28).Leveraging the LCDP Experience. Leadership and Career Development Program Institute, Association of Research Libraries, Richmond, VA.
  • McGowan, B. (2022, October 20). Shared Goal Setting With Community-Based Participatory Research Strategies. World Evidence-based Healthcare Day 2022. JBI, the Cochrane Collaboration, and the Campbell Collaboration.
  • Chapman, A. (2022, October 17). U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Information Resources. U.S. Government Publishing Office’s Federal Depository Library Conference.
  • McGowan, B.(2022). Strategies for Creating Culturally Relevant Health Information Literacy Interventions. Keynote address: 2022 Midwest Chapter of the Medical Library Association and Indiana Health Sciences Library Association Joint Annual Meeting, Bloomington, Indiana.
  • Alvarez, B., Chomintra, M., Raub, C., Tucker, C.E. (2022, November 10–13). Reproductive Health at the Reference Desk: Connecting Library Users to Information Through Activism and Advocacy. NWSA 2022 Annual Conference, Minneapolis, MN, United States.
  • Chapman, A. (2022, September 15) William J. Perry Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies Information Resources, U.S. Government Publishing Office’s FDLP Academy, webinar. William J. Perry Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies Information Resources | FDLP
  • Bochenek, A. (2022). MGMT 29450: Bridging the Gender Divide at Work. Creating Informed Learning in the Classroom Symposium. Virtual.
  • Hannah, M. (2022). QAnon: A Crisis of Information. Critical Digital Humanities International Conference, University of Toronto, Canada.
  • Zakharov, W. (2022). Planning the Distance Library Services Conference Future. Invited panelist at the Distance Library Services conference, West Lafayette, Indiana.
  • Witt, M. (2022, July 13). re3data: 10 Years of Collaboration. DataCite Open Hours, DataCite.
  • Blebodnik, M., Cai, C., Reed, J.B. (2022, July 13) Librarian’s Experiences Panel, Creating Informed Learners in the Classroom Presentations, CILC.
  • Khalil, A., Christie, N., Zhou X., Yatcilla, J.K. (2022, Aug 4) Help-seeking barriers for ethnic minority caregivers accessing autism interventions: A systematic review. [Presentation] American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Minneapolis, MN.
  • McGowan, B. (2022, July 26). Infodemic Management: Strategies for Combatting Health Mis/Dis/Malinformation. World Library and Information Congress, International Federation of Library Association and Institutions, Health and Biosciences Libraries Section, Dublin, Ireland.
  • Bochenek, A. & Huber, S. (2022). Make Your Story: Creating Community and Celebrating Makers through the Narrative Podcast. Special Libraries Association Annual Conference, Charlotte, North Carolina, United States.
  • Howard, H., Pheps, S., & Walters, W.(2022, May 13). Defining and Demonstrating Values in Collections. [Invited keynote presentation]. Virginia’s Academic Library Consortium (VIVA) Collections Forum.
  • Chapman, A. (2022, April 27) George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies Information Resources, U.S. Government Publishing Office’s FDLP Academy, webinar. George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies Information Resources | FDLP