Publications & Presentations

Authored Books

Alfonzo, P. (2016). Teaching Google Scholar: A practical guide for librarians. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.

Journal Articles

Alfonzo P & Foust C. (2019). Campus activism in the digital age: A communicative ecology of #ConcernedStudent1950. Journal of Contemporary Rhetoric. 9(3/4).

Invited author: Alfonzo P. (2019). Mastering mobile through social media: Creating engaging content on Instagram and Snapchat. Library Technology Reports. 55(2).

Alfonzo P & Thompson P. (2018). Analysis of university Twitter follower growth using latent growth modeling. In ACM International Conference Proceeding Series presented at the 9th International Conference on Social Media and Society (pp. 231-235). Copenhagen, Denmark. July 18-20, 2018.

Vincent D, Hastings-Tolsma M, Gebhart S & Alfonzo P. (2015). Nurse practitioner clinical decision-making and evidence-based practice. The Nurse Practitioner Journal. 40(5), 47-54.

Alfonzo P & Batson J. (2014). Utilizing a co-teaching model to enhance digital literacy instruction for doctoral students. International Journal of Doctoral Studies. 9.

Alfonzo P. (2014). Using Twitter hashtags for information literacy instruction. Computers in Libraries. 19(4).

Alfonzo P, Sakraida TJ & Hastings-Tolsma M. (2013). Bibliometrics: Visualizing the impact of nursing research. Online Journal of Nursing Informatics. 18(1).

Presentations

Alfonzo, P. (2020). Measuring the connective action of Black Lives Matter activists: A psychometric investigation into Twitter data. University of Denver's 2020 Virtual Research & Scholarship Showcase.

Top paper: Foust C & Alfonzo P. (2018). “Ashe!:” A Media Ecology of the 2015 University of Missouri Protests. National Communication Association 104th Annual Convention. Salt Lake City, Utah.

Alfonzo P & Thompson P. (2018). Analysis of University Twitter Follower Growth Using Latent Growth Modeling. 9th Annual International Conference on Social Media & Society. Copenhagen, Denmark.

Invited presenter: Alfonzo, P. (2016, June). Using Twitter in Point of Need Instruction. American Library Association Annual Conference. Orlando, FL.

Sakraida TJ, Alfonzo P, Hastings-Tolsma M & Hoffecker L. (2014, April). Bibliometric mapping & social network analysis: Novel approach to determine use of caring theory. Presentation at the Royal College of Nursing 2014 Annual International Nursing Research Conference. Glasgow, Scotland, UK.

Alfonzo P, Sakraida TJ & Hastings-Tolsma M. (2014, April). Bibliometrics: A novel method to analyze theory impact in nursing research. Poster presentation at the Annual Western Institute of Nursing Research Conference. Seattle, WA.

Alfonzo P. (2014, Feb 26-27). Creating an infographic contest at your library. 9th Annual Handheld Librarian Conference. Online.

Alfonzo P, (2013, November). Best tech tools for creating Twitter content. Learning and development session presented at the Annual Texas Social Media Research Institute Social Media Conference, Fort Worth, TX.

Awards

2018 Top Paper Award at NCA's Annual Convention

2018 Top Paper Award at NCA's Annual Convention

Awarded top paper by the National Communication Association's Activism and Social Justice Division

2014 SMART Award Winner

2014 SMART Award Winner

Awarded the Best Practices & Innovation in Library Management award, based on the infographic contest I created, by the TLA Supervision, Management and Administration Roundtable

2013 Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) Pre-proposal Contest Winner

2013 Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) Pre-proposal Contest Winner

2013 Listed on Library Science List's 100 Most Social Media Friendly Colleges and Universities

2013 Listed on Library Science List's 100 Most Social Media Friendly Colleges and Universities

This recognition was awarded based on the infographic contest that I created and implemented in the spring of 2013 and my management of the library's Twitter and Pinterest accounts

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