Ron Gilmour

Ron Gilmour

Web Services Librarian
(607) 274-3674
rgilmour@ithaca.edu


I build and maintain the library's web site. I also work with the front end of our Argos discovery tool and a variety of special projects.

Areas of Expertise

  • Web design and development
    • Front-end technologies: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, AngularJS
    • Back-end technologies: PHP, SQL, Perl, XSLT, *nix operating systems
  • Usability research
  • Zotero and Mendeley reference management systems

Education

  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Information and Library Science, MLS, May 1999
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, MS in biology, 1996
  • Florida State University, BS in biology, 1993

Selected Publications

Kuo, L., Gilmour, R. & Dickson, P. (2013). Bringing in the Experts: Library Research Guide Usability Testing in a Computer Science Class. Evidence Based Library and Information Practice 8(4), 43-59. doi:10.18438/B8GP5W
Gilmour, R. & Kuo, L. (2011). Reference Management Software: A Comparative Analysis of Four Products. Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, Summer 2011. doi:10.5062/F4Z60KZF
Gilmour, R. (2010). Old Wine in New Skins: Thoughts on Academic Library Web Guides. College & Research Libraries News 71(7). doi:10.5860/crln.71.7.8401
Darby, A. & Gilmour, R. (2009). Adding Delicious Data to Your Library Website. Information Technology & Libraries 28(2), 100-103. doi:10.6017/ital.v28i2.3178
Gilmour, R. & Strickland, J. (2009). Social Bookmarking for Library Services. College & Research Libraries News 70(4). doi:10.5860/crln.70.4.8168

Social Media

Research Guides