Librarian (Brantford Campus)
- User Services
- Service areas:
- Research assistance
- Collection areas:
- Grand River Hall 108B
- Office hours:
I am on research leave until the end of December (2020).
- Research areas:
- The value of reading for pleasure
- Children's literature
- Selected Publications:
Lacy, Meagan and Pauline Dewan. Connecting Children with Classics: A Reader-Centered Approach to Selecting and Promoting Great Literature. Foreword by Catherine Sheldrick Ross. Santa Barbara, CA: Libraries Unlimited, 2018.
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.
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. “More than Child's Play: The Scaffolding Role of Toys, Games, and Play in Children's Literature.” New Review of Children's Literature and Librarianship 25, no. 1-2 (2019): 3-19. doi:10.1080/13614541.2020.1774266.
Dewan, Pauline. “Reading in the Age of Continuous Partial Attention: Retail-Inspired Ideas for Academic Libraries.” Reference and User Services Quarterly 58, no. 3 (2019): 177-87. doi:10.5860/rusq.58.3.7045.
Dewan, Pauline. “Economic Health and Social Justice through Pleasure Reading.” New Library World 117, no. 9/10 (2016): 557-67. doi:10.1108/NLW-03-2016-0019.
Dewan, Pauline. “Perennially Popular: The Appeal of Classic Fairy Tales for Children.” Children and Libraries 14, no. 2 (2016): 27-31. doi:10.5860/cal.14n2.27.
Dewan, Pauline. “Words versus Pictures: Leveraging the Research on Visual Communication.” Partnership: The Canadian Journal of Library and Information Practice and Research 10, no. 1 (2015).
Dewan, Pauline. “Reading Trends and College-Age Students: The Research, the Issues, and the Role of Libraries.” Against the Grain 27, no. 1 (2015): 28-31.
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.
Dewan, Pauline. “Reading Matters in the Academic Library: Taking the Lead from Public Librarians.” Reference & User Services Quarterly 52, no. 4 (2013): 309-319.
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. “Are Books Becoming Extinct in Academic Libraries?” New Library World 113, no. 1/2 (2012): 27-37, doi:10.1108/03074801211199022.
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.