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Janet L. Capps

Assistant Professor

jcapps1@emporia.edu
William Allen White Library, Room 413
620-341-5344

Degree

Ph.D., Florida State University College of Communication and Information


Research Interests:

Centered on public libraries
Community partnerships
Early youth services
Research and curriculum design in information sciences
Literacy with connection investigations of technology and innovations within both formal and informal learning environments

Selected Scholarly and Professional Activities:

ALISE Doctoral Poster Session Judge (2013)
Beta Phi Mu

Selected Publications and Presentations:

Justice, L.M., Piasta, S.B., Capps, J.L., Levitt, S.R., & Columbus Metropolitan Library (in press). Library-based summer reading clubs: Who participates and why?

Feldman, E.N., Campana, K., Capps, J.L., Bayo, I., Dresang, E., & Burnett, K., (2013, April). Educator strategies and children’s early literacy milestones in group library storytime settings. Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD), 2013 Annual Meeting Poster Session, Seattle, WA.

Everhart, N., Mardis, M.A. & Capps, J. (2013, February). Supporting the infrastructure needs of 21st century school library programs: Website evaluation. Unpublished PALM Center External Report supported by Pennsylvania School Library Project, Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).

Capps, J.L (2013, January). Conducting young children randomized control studies within public library settings: Research barriers and possibilities. Association for Library & Information Science Education (ALISE), 2013 Annual Meeting Juried Papers, Seattle, WA.

Capps, J.L., Campana, K., Feldman, E.N., Bayo, I., Dresang, E., & Burnett, K., (2013, January). Valuable initiatives in early literacy that make a difference (Phase I). Association for Library & Information Science Education (ALISE), 2013 Annual Meeting Works in Progress Posters, Seattle, WA.

Capps, J.L., Bayo, I., Campana, K., Feldman, E.N., Dresang, E., & Burnett, K., (2013, January). Project VIEWS2– Phase 1: Innovation in early literacy. 2013 iConference Poster Session, Fort Worth, TX.

Park, S.J., Capps, J. (2011). Satisfaction of JELIS subscribers and users: Comparative analysis. Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 52(1), 3-8.

Levitt, S.R., Capps, J.L., & Justice, L.M. (2013). Motivational attributes of children and youth who participate in summer reading clubs. Manuscript in press.

Justice, L.M., Piasta, S.B., Capps, J.L., Levitt, S.R., & Columbus Metropolitan Library (2013). Library-based summer reading clubs: Who participates and why? The Library Quarterly, 83(4), 321-340. doi: http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/671911