Research Support Specialist
Erin has worked in OCLC Research since 2008 and currently provides project management support on various ongoing projects. With OCLC, Erin has worked with Lynn Silipigni Connaway on many projects including user behavior studies, data mining, and virtual reference services. Ongoing projects include a IMLS funded joint project with the University of Florida and Rutgers University, Researching Students' Information Choices: Determining Identity and Judging Credibility in Digital Spaces and WorldCat Discovery and Access with the University of Illinois. She graduated from Otterbein College in 2001 with a BA in Religion and in 2009 from Kent State University with a MLIS.
Container Collapse and the Information Remix: Students’ Evaluations of Scientific Research Recast in Scholarly vs. Popular Sources
10 April 2019
Amy G. Buhler, Ixchel M. Faniel, Brittany Brannon, Christopher Cyr, Tara Tobin Cataldo, Lynn Silipigni Connaway, Joyce Kasman Valenza, Rachael Elrod, Randy A. Graff, Samuel R. Putnam, Erin M. Hood, Kailey Langer
A scientific communication life cycle publishes results in a variety of containers, formats, and genres to reach diverse audiences. This paper examines 116 students’ selection of scholarly and popular scientific content to compare how consumers use resources across the communication life cycle.
21 November 2017
Lynn Silipigni Connaway, Vanessa Kitzie, Erin M. Hood, William Harvey
23 June 2016
Lynn Silipigni Connaway, Erin M. Hood
The Archival Advantage: Integrating Archival Expertise into Management of Born-digital Library Materials
Dooley, Jackie. 2015. Dublin, Ohio: OCLC Research. http://www.oclc.org/content/dam/research/publications/2015/oclcresearch-archival-advantage-2015.pdf.