University Library Faculty Profile
John A. Shuler
Documents Librarian and Assistant Professor
My principal areas of research are in the areas of government information policy and
Books under contract:
The Government Printing Office: Challenge and Change in the Age of
Information. Forthcoming from Ablex Publishing in early 1998.
Key Guide to Electronic Resources: Government Information.
In process, to be published by Information Today, Inc.
"Implications: Collections," section in "Federal Information in the
Networked Environment." A white paper developed by the Coalition for Networked
Information, and issued in draft form on 2/27/97.
"Government Information Online," in The Cybarian's Manual, Chicago:
American Library Association, 1997.
Co-author with Peter Hernon, "The Depository Library Program:
Another Component of the Access Puzzle Shifting to Electronic Formats," chapter in Federal
Information Policies for the 1990s: Views and Perspectives, Peter Hernon, Charles R. McClure,
and Harold C. Relyea, editors. Ablex Publishing Corporation, 1996.
"Information Technology Development and the Documents, Maps, and
Microforms Department at Colgate University," in Depository Library Use of Technology: A
Practitioner's Perspective. Jan Swanbeck and Peter Hernon, editors. Norwood, NJ: Ablex
Publishing Co., 1992, pp.149-170.
"Civic Librarianship: Possible New Role for Depository Librarians in
the next Century?" Journal of Government Information, vol. 23, no. 4. July/August 1996,
"Cyberspace Democracy" Documents to the People vol. 23, no. 2. June
1995. Pp. 85-86.
Department of State. Contract. Funded at $25,000, 1995-1996;
funded at $55,000, 1996-1997. Principal Investigator: Sharon Hogan.
Contributor. "Criminal Justice World Wide Web Project." Illinois
Criminal Justice Authority and the University of Illinois at Chicago's Office of International
Criminal Justice. Funded at $150,000. Principal Investigator: J. David Coldren.
Collaborator. "Learning Illinois: Issues in Planning and Public
Management" Learning Technologies in Higher Education. Funded at $40,000. Principal
Investigator: Allen W. Lerner.
Collaborator. "Chicago Health Policy Archives." UIC Great Cities
Faculty Seed Fund. Funded at $10,000. Principal Investigator: Elaine Russo
I research and study primarily in the areas of government information
distribution and service.
I am active in the professional associations at a national, state, and local level.
I work with the City Design Center