Individual Author Record
Name: Troy Anton SwansonPen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT Non-Fiction Born: 1976 in Cambridge, IL Sites:
Illinois ConnectionI was born in Kewanee, Illinois and grew up in Cambridge, Illinois. I attended Augustana College in Rock Island as an undergraduate and finished by Master's Degree at Dominican University in River Forest.
Biographical and Professional InformationTroy A. Swanson is Teaching & Learning Librarian and Library Department Chair at Moraine Valley Community College in the USA. Troy has managed the library’s web presence since the year 2000. He implemented his library’s blogs in 2004 using a content management approach, and the library’s first podcasts for cultural events in 2006. He has published on the library website design and usability in the Journal of Academic Librarianship and Internet Reference Services Quarterly. Troy also writes as a guest author on the Tame the Web blog. His Ph.D. dissertation focused on the management of Web 2.0 in higher education. He has also written on information literacy instruction for college students.
''Managing Social Media in Libraries: Finding collaboration, coordination, and focus'', Chandos Publishing , 2012''Why White Rice? Thinking Through Writing'', Kendall Hunt Publishing, 2010