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, 2014-2017

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, 2002-present

  • Chemistry Division
  • Engineering Division
  • Physics, Astronomy and Math Division

Patent Information Users Group, 1998-present

Patent and Trademark Resource Center Association, 1995-present

Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL), 2013-present

  • Science-Technology Division

Queen's University Faculty Association (QUFA)

  • Co-chair, JCAA, 2019-present

Queen's University Librarians & Archivists (QULA)

  • Chair, 2017-18
  • Past chair, 2018-19

Queen's University Library

  • Electronic Resources Working Group, 2011-2018
  • Research Services Working Group, 2017-2018
  • Research Metrics Project Group, 2017-
  • Graduate Students Learning Initiative Working Group, 2017-2018

Queen's University Senate

  • Senator, 2017-2020
  • Senate Library Committee, 2015-2017, 2019-22
  • Senate Committee for Academic Procedures, 2017-2019

White, M. J. (2019, May 28). A Brief History of Chemical Information Literacy Standards and Teaching, Ontario Chemistry Librarians’ Workshop, Carleton University, Ottawa

White, M. J. (2018, December 11). A Sleeping Giant Awakes... The Impact of China on Global Scientific Research and Publishing. Queen's University Library Kaleidoscope Staff Research Day.

White, M. J. (2018, May 16). Tracking Academic Research Cited in Patents. Bibliometrics & Research Impact (BRI) Conference, Carleton University, Ottawa.

White, M. J. (2017, October 20). Tracking Articles Cited in Patents: New Tools and Techniques. Upstate New York Science Librarians’ Meeting, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York.

Gordon, I., Meindl, P., Sizgeti, K., and White, M. (2018). Information Seeking Behaviors, Attitudes, and Choices of Academic Chemists. Science & Technology Libraries, 37, 2, 130-151. https://doi.org/10.1080/0194262X.2018.1445063

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, Mondays - Fridays, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Chernoff Hall, 4th Floor Lounge, Thursdays, 10:00am-Noon (Fall and Winter term only)
(613) 533-6000 x36785