Kovacs, Diane K. 1962-

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KOVACS, Diane K. 1962-

PERSONAL: Born October 3, 1962, in Aurora, CO; daughter of Robert J. (a sheep farmer and registered nurse) and Jean A. (a registered nurse) Engelbrecht; married Michael J. Kovacs (a senior analyst), June 23, 1984. Education: University of Illinois—Urbana-Champaign, B.A., 1985, M.S., 1989; Kent State University, M.Ed., 1993. Politics: "Vote." Religion: "Zen Christian."


ADDRESSES: Offıce—Kovacs Consulting Internet and Web Training, 1117 Meadowbrook Rd., Brunswick, OH 44212. E-mail—[email protected]


CAREER: Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA, government documents and law librarian, 1989-90; Kent State University, Kent, OH, assistant professor and reference librarian, 1990-95; Kovacs Consulting Internet and Web Training, Brunswick, OH, president and Web teacher, 1993—.


MEMBER: American Society for Training and Development, Special Libraries Association.


AWARDS, HONORS: Network Citizen Award, Apple Corporation Library, 1992; Leadership Award, Alumni Association of the Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois—Urbana-Champaign, 1996; Documents to the People Award, 2000, for "Govdoc-L."


WRITINGS:

The Internet Trainer's Guide, Van Nostrand Reinhold (New York, NY), 1995.

(Editor, with Donald L. Day) Computers, Communication, and Mental Models, Taylor & Francis (London, England), 1996.

The Internet Trainer's Total Solution Guide, Van Nostrand Reinhold (New York, NY), 1997.

(With Michael J. Kovacs) The Cybrarian's Guide toSuccessful Internet Programs and Services, Neal-Schuman (New York, NY), 1997.

(With Ann L. Carlson) How to Find Medical Information on the Internet: A Print and Online Tutorial for the Healthcare Professional and Consumer, Library Solutions Press (Berkeley, CA), 2000.

Building Electronic Library Collections: The EssentialGuide to Selection Criteria and Core Subject Collections, Neal-Schuman (New York, NY), 2000.

Genealogical Research on the Web, Neal-Schuman (New York, NY), 2002.


WORK IN PROGRESS: The Internet Homework Helpers Handbook.


BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:

PERIODICALS

American Libraries, May, 2000, Cathleen Bourdon, review of Building Electronic Library Collections: The Essential Guide to Selection Criteria and Core Subject Collections, p. 92.

Booklist, November 15, 2000, Edward Swanson, review of Building Electronic Library Collections, p. 606; June 1, 2002, Carolyn Mulac, review of Genealogical Research on the Web, p. 1782.

Library Journal, May 1, 1997, Robert Battenfeld, review of The Cybrarian's Guide to Developing Successful Internet Programs and Services, p. 146; May 15, 2000, Margaret Sylvia, review of Building Electronic Library Collections, p. 131; September 1, 2000, Anne C. Tomlin, review ofHow to Find Medical Information on the Internet: A Print and Online Tutorial for the Healthcare Professional and Consumer, p. 258.

Reference and User Services Quarterly, summer, 2000, Nadia J. Martin, review of Building Electronic Library Collections, p. 426; fall, 2000, Jean Blackwell, review of How to Find Medical Information on the Internet, p. 98.

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