Michael White

Research Services Librarian
  • Patent Information
  • Chemical information
  • Scientific publishing
  • Bibliometrics
  • MLIS, University of Michigan (1994)
  • BA, cum laude, Boston University (1989)

Librarians' and Archivists' Committee, Canadian Association of University Teachers, 2014-present

Library Advisory Board, Royal Society of Chemistry, 2011-present

American Society for Engineering Education, 1995-present

  • Past Chair, 2012-13, Engineering Libraries Division
  • Chair, 2011-12, ELD
  • Program Chair, 2010-2011, ELD
  • Treasurer, 2009-2010, ELD
  • Director, 2006-2008, ELD
Special Libraries Association, 2000-present
  • Chemistry Division
  • Engineering Division
  • Physics, Astronomy and Math Division

Patent Information Users Group, 1998-present

Patent and Trademark Resource Center Association, 1995-present

Queen's University Faculty Association (QUFA)
  • Acting Co-chair, JCAA, July-December, 2017
Queen's University Librarians & Archivists (QULA)
  • Chair, 2017-18
Queen's University Library
  • Electronic Resources Working Group, 2011-
  • Research Services Working Group, 2017-
  • Research Metrics Project Group, 2017-
  • Graduate Students Learning Initiative Working Group, 2017-
Queen's University Senate
  • Senator, 2017-2020
  • Senate Library Committee, 2015-2017
  • Senate Committee for Academic Procedures, 2017-

White, M. (2017). The History of the Engineering Libraries Division, Part 2: 1960 to 2017. American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference, Columbus, Ohio.

White, M. (2016). The History of the Engineering Libraries Division, Part 1: 1893 to 1960. American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana.

White, M. (2015). Patent "Sightings": A Comparative Analysis of Patent Citation Search Tools Using Case Studies from the Engineering Literature. American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference, Seattle, Washington.

White, M. (2014). (In)Visible Me? An Empirical Study of Engineering Librarian Online Profiles. American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference, Indianapolis, Indiana.

White, M. (2013). Chemical patents. In J. Currano & D. Roth (Eds.), Chemical information for chemists: A primer. Cambridge: Royal Society of Chemistry.

White, M. (2013). Using Citation Analysis to Explore the Information Needs of Graduate Students Affiliated with a Fuel Cell Research Center. American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference, Atlanta, Georgia.

White, M. (2012). Patent Classification Reform: Implications for Teaching, Learning and Using the Patent Literature. American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference, San Antonio, Texas.

White, M. (2010). Patent searching: Back to the future. First Annual Conference of the Canadian Engineering Education Association, Kingston, Ontario.

White, M. (2009). Patents and patent searching. In M. J. Bates, & M. N. Maack (Eds.), Encyclopedia of library and information science. New York: CRC, Taylor and Francis.

White, M. (2008). US alien property custodian patent documents: A legacy prior art collection from world war II – part 2. statistics. World Patent Information, 30(1), 34-42. doi:10.1016/j.wpi.2007.05.002

White, M. (2007). US alien property custodian patent documents: A legacy prior art collection from world war II – part 1. history. World Patent Information, 29(4), 339-345. doi:10.1016/j.wpi.2007.05.003

White, M. (2006). esp@cenet: Europe's network of patent databases. Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, 47

White, M. (2005). Note Concerning U.S. Application Serial Numbers and Series Codes," Patent Information Users Group Newsletter, Fall, 19-21. http://hdl.handle.net/1974/263

White M. (2002). "World Intellectual Property Organization: a Web Site Review," Journal of Business and Finance Librarianship, 8(1), 71-78.

White, M. (2001). "Patents for Victory! Disseminating Enemy Technical Information During World War II," Science & Technology Libraries, 22 (1/2), 5-22.

Contact

Room 520, Douglas Library Monday-Friday, 8:30am-4:30pm
Chernoff Hall, 4th Floor Lounge, Thursdays, 10:00am-Noon (Fall and Winter terms)
(613) 533-6000 x36785