Education

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 Presentations

(Peer reviewed publications)

Eaton, Mark and Carlos Arguelles. "Usability Study for a Community College Library Website: A methodology for large-scale data gathering." Community and Junior College Libraries (2019): 1-15.

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 publications)

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)

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

"Bot Literacy: Teaching librarians to make Twitter bots." Computers in Libraries, Arlington, VA. March 27, 2019. Presented with Robin Davis.

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

"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. Presented with Carlos Arguelles.

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

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

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

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

"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.

 

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