University Library Faculty Profile
and Associate Professor
My research interests focus on issues of language and access to digital information: storage and retrieval of information in electronic formats, especially images; relationship between indexing of images and their storage and retrieval and the implications for digitization; use and navigation of web pages, especially as it applies to managing the pages.
Lewis, Krystal M. and Peter Hepburn. "Open Card Sorting and Factor Analysis: a Usability Case Study". Accepted by The Electronic Library, (expected publication in summer 2009).
Hepburn, Peter and Krystal
M. Lewis. "What's in a name? Using card sorting to evaluate branding
in an academic library's Web site". College & Research Libraries
69 (3) (May 2008) pp. 242-250.
Hepburn, Peter and Joan B. Fiscella. "Constructing Descriptive Records For An Art Image Database: What Do Use Statistics Tell Us?". College & Research Libraries 67 (4) (July 2006) pp. 334-353.
Hepburn, Peter and Francis Kayiwa. "Creating Web Portals for a Multi-type Library System: the use of open source code in the Chicago Library System". Public Services Quarterly 1 (4) (Summer, 2003) pp. 81-88.
Non-refereed Articles and Columns
Hepburn, Peter, Kathryn Deiss, and Scott Collard. "Library Hot Groups: how academic libraries can harness maverick groups". Library Administration & Management 17 (3) Summer, 2003) pp. 141-143.
Hepburn, Peter. "Work in Progress - My Chicago Library". Feliciter 48 (3) (2002). P. 104.
Hepburn, Peter. "Residency Programs as a Means of Nurturing New Librarians". Feliciter 47 (3) (2001) pp. 142-144.
Hepburn, Peter. "Wireless in Chicago (transmitting library information to students by means of wireless technology at the University of Illinois at Chicago)". Feliciter 47 (2) (2001) p. 77.
Hepburn, Peter. "Safely home from Toronto: a student at the CLA Conference (1999)". Feliciter 45 (5) (1999) p. 272-273.
From 2001 to 2009 I wrote approximately three-dozen book reviews that were published in E-STREAMS and nine reviews published in Library Journal. One E-STREAMS review was subsequently reprinted in Lesbian & Gay Psychology Review 3 (3) (November 2002).
Sharon Hogan Management Symposium (co-presenter with Anne Beaubien). Pre-conference presented at the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) National Conference, Baltimore MD, March 29, 2007.
Sharon Hogan Management Symposium (co-presenter with Anne Beaubien). Pre-conference presented at the ACRL National Conference, Minneapolis MN, April 7, 2005.
Sharon Hogan Management Symposium (co-presenter with Anne Beaubien). Pre-conference presented at the ACRL National Conference, Charlotte NC, April 9, 2003.
The Residents' Program
@ UIC Libraries: Reflections on possibilities and opportunities for new
librarians (co-panelist with Bob Daugherty, Annie-Marie Ford, Li Fu).