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MA, Religion, Queen's University, 2013
MISt, Library Studies, University of Toronto, 2006
BA, Religious Studies, McGill University, 2000

College Teaching
Kingsborough Community College, Library, 2014 - present
College of Mount Saint Vincent, Library, 2013 - 2014
Queen's University, Teaching Assistant, 2012 - 2013
London Metropolitan University, Library, 2006

Selected Publications and/or Other Resources

(Peer reviewed)

Eaton, Mark. “A Comparative Analysis of the Use of GitHub by Librarians and Non-Librarians.” Evidence Based Library and Information Practice 13, no. 2 (2018): 27-47.

Eaton, Mark. “Seeing Library Data: A Prototype Data Visualization Application for Librarians.” Journal of Web Librarianship 11, no. 1 (2017): 69-78.

Eaton, Mark. “Religious Studies Encyclopedism: A Recent History.” The Reference Librarian 58, no. 1 (2017): 33-45.

Eaton, Mark. “Disciplining Yoga: Foucauldian Themes in Sivananda Yoga Practice.” Journal of Religion and Culture 25 (2015): 91–106.

(Non peer reviewed)

Davis, Robin Camille, and Mark Eaton. “Make a Twitter Bot in Python: Iterative Code Examples.” Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy (2016): n. pag.

(Conference presentations)

Mark Eaton and Julia Furay. "Improving Workflows and Outreach with Python: Automating a New Books LibGuide." Poster session. Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL 2019), Cleveland, OH. April 11, 2019.

Mark Eaton and Robin Davis. “Bot Literacy: Teaching librarians to make Twitter bots.” Computers in Libraries 2019, Arlington, VA. March 27, 2019

Mark Eaton and Robin Davis. "Python for Beginners." Pre-conference workshop. American Library Association (ALA 2018), New Orleans, LA. June 22, 2018.

Mark Eaton and Carlos Arguelles. "Website Usability Testing with Custom Tools in a Community College Environment." Association of College and Research Libraries New England Chapter Annual Conference (ACRL NEC 2018), Plymouth, MA. May 4, 2018.

Mark Eaton and Robin Davis. "Build Your Own Twitter Bot: A gentle and fun introduction to Python." Pre-conference workshop. Code4Lib 2018, Washington, DC. February 13, 2018.

Mark Eaton, Robin Davis, Stephen Klein and Junior Tidal. "Accessibility in the Time of Limited Resources." 16th Annual CUNY IT Conference. New York, NY. December 1, 2017.

Mark Eaton and Carlos Arguelles. "Mock Up, Test and Refine: An approach to usability testing." SUNY Librarians Association Conference (SUNYLA 2017), Stony Brook, NY. June 16, 2017.

Mark Eaton, Robin Davis, Stephen Klein, Junior Tidal, Leslie Ward and Stephen Zweibel. "CUNY Libraries and Open Source: Wins and Fails." 15th Annual CUNY IT Conference. New York, NY. December 2, 2016.

Mark Eaton. "Data Visualization with the Primo APIs: Building an application to support librarians." Ex-Libris Northeast Users Group Conference (ENUG 2015), Waltham, MA. October 29, 2015.

Events and/or Key Dates

Research Interests

Awards Recognition, Distinctions and Grants
Stewart Travel Award, 2019
PSC-CUNY Research Award, 2016 - 2017
R. Samuel McLaughlin Fellowship, 2012 - 2013
Queen’s Graduate Award, 2012 - 2013
James D. Lang Professional Development Award, 2007

Institutional Affiliations / Professional Societies

Library Association of the City University of New York (LACUNY)
American Library Association (ALA)
Library Information Technology Association (LITA)

Personal Interests

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