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Deb Raftus: Publications & Presentations

Librarian for French & Italian Studies, Spanish & Portuguese Studies, Latin American & Caribbean Studies, and German Studies

Publications & Professional Contributions

Selected Publications

  • Raftus, Deb and Jeff Staiger.  Sudden Selector's Guide to Romance Languages & Literatures.  Chicago: Collection Management and Development Section of the Association for Library Collections & Technical Services, 2020.
  • Raftus, Deb and Kathleen Collins.  “Does the Reference Desk Still Matter? From Assessment to Innovation at the UW Libraries” Rethinking Library Reference for Academic Libraries, Eds. Carrie Forbes and Jennifer Bowers, Boulder, CO, 2014.
  • Raftus, Deb.  “Digital Humanities. Are We Getting It?” ACRL Western European Studies Section Newsletter 34.1, 2010.
  • Raftus, Deb.  “Report: LIBER 2010 and Acquisitions Trip to Spain.” ACRL Western European Studies Section Newsletter 34.1, 2010.
  • Raftus, Deb.  “Happy Birthday, Dear RLDG!” ACRL Western European Studies Section Newsletter 33.2, 2010.
  • Barratt, Caroline Cason and Nadine Cohen, Diane Trap and Deb Raftus. “Finding Meaningful Research Assignments: Collaboration as a Way to End the ‘Scavenger Hunt.’” LOEX Quarterly 34.4, 2008.

Selected Presentations

  • “A DH Model Kit: An Experiment in Team Building with Arts & Humanities Liaison Librarians.” Center for Research Libraries (CRL) Forum: New Shape of Sharing: Networks, Expertise, Information, online, Spring 2021. Poster presentation with Morag Stewart, Elliott Stevens, and Theresa Mudrock.
  • “Active Learning via Zoom.” Lightning talk, Research and Instructional Services in the Time of COVID-19: A SALALM Conversation, SALALM Webinar, 2020.
  • “Teaching the Teachers: Developing the Next Generation of Teaching Librarians.” Poster presentation, Teaching & Learning Symposium, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 2019. Presented with Kathleen Collins.
  • Presenter.  "International and Area Studies Workshop for Librarians." ALA Annual Preconference Workshop, San Francisco, CA, 2015.
  • Ray, Lauren and Deb Raftus.  “Libraries as Salon: Emerging Models of Interdisciplinary Connection in an Experimental Space.” Poster presentation,  80th IFLA General Conference and Assembly, Lyon, France, 2014.

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