Bullough, Emily
Reference/Instruction Librarian
LI 409
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Emily Bullough CV
Last Updated: 11/26/15 -

Emily Bullough

Utah Valley University Library: LI409

800 West University Parkway, Orem, UT 84058

emily.bullough@uvu.edu, 801-863-7421



Master of Science in Library Science, 2013

University of North Texas, Department of Library and Information Sciences, Denton, TX

Bachelor of Arts in English and Mass Communication, 2007

University of Utah, Departments of English and Communication, Salt Lake City, UT

Summa cum laude honors



Reference/Instruction Librarian, 2014 to present

Utah Valley University Library, Orem, UT

  • Serve as the library’s Instruction Coordinator, including chairing the Instruction Team, managing instruction scheduling, and developing information literacy curriculum for composition courses
  • Teach information literacy classes for students in general education composition courses, discipline-specific courses, and a credit-bearing Library Research course
  • Provide reference and technology assistance at the library’s Information Commons and through the library’s chat and text messaging reference programs
  • Liaison to the Behavioral Science department


Acquisitions Assistant, 2009 to 2014

J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

  • Purchased new and replacement materials, including placing orders with vendors, creating purchase orders, managing university issued purchasing card, monitoring budgets, and copy cataloging
  • Assessed damaged books for repair, replacement, or withdrawal
  • Provided reference and technology assistance at the library’s Knowledge Commons and through the library’s chat reference program
  • Taught information literacy classes in the university’s first-year student learning community


Sustainability Intern, May to October 2012

J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

  • Conducted a curriculum audit to improve the library’s ability to support a new undergraduate Integrated Certificate in Sustainability
  • Developed a collection development policy to guide sustainability purchasing
  • Created a library research guide to connect students studying sustainability with applicable books, journals, databases, and community organizations



Clinical Study Assistant, 2007 to 2009

Huntsman Cancer Institute, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

  • Coordinated medical research studies, including communications with the university’s Institutional Review Board, creating and editing study documents and consent forms, data collection and entry, and publication preparations
  • Produced and wrote articles for an annual Melanoma Program newsletter


Orientation Leader, January 2006 to December 2006

Office of Orientation, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

  • Educated incoming first-year and transfer students regarding academic graduation requirements, campus opportunities, and student resources
  • Provided academic advising for students interested in majors in the College of Humanities and assistance with class registration for all students


Peer Adviser, 2004 to 2006

LEAP Program, Office of Undergraduate Studies, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

  • Served as a peer adviser to students enrolled in LEAP, a first-year learning community that helps students transition successfully into college while earning general education credits
  • Assisted librarians with information literacy instruction in support of final projects



Utah Valley University

  • Instruction Team, chair, 2014 to present
  • Marketing Team, member, 2014 to present
  • Engaged Learning Week Committee, member, 2014 to present
  • ACRL Assessment in Action Team, member, 2014-2015
  • Browsing Collection Committee, member, 2014-2015
  • Instruction/Evening Reference Librarian Search Committee, member, 2015
  • Technical Services Librarian Search Committee, member, 2014


University of Utah

  • Unrequired Reading Group, co-chair, 2013-2014; member, 2010-2013
  • Unrequired Reading Group, member, 2010-2013
  • International College and Interdisciplinary Team, member, 2012-2014



Utah Academic Library Consortium

  • Professional Development Committee, member, 2014 to present


Utah Library Association

  • Conference Planning Committee, vice-chair, 2014-2015; chair, 2015 to present


Library Instruction West

  • Conference Planning Committee, member, 2015 to present


Utah State Library

  • LSTA Express Sub-Grants, Digitization Grant Advisory Committee, member, 2015


American Library Association

  • New Members Round Table Annual Conference Local Information Committee, member, 2013-2014
  • New Members Round Table Awards Reception Committee, member, 2013-2014



Breiman, J., & Bullough, E. Sustainability in the collection: An MLS student internship experience. Poster presentation. Utah Library Association Annual Conference. Provo, UT. May 3, 2013. Retrieved from http://content.lib.utah.edu/cdm/singleitem/collection/uspace/id/6345/rec/3


Breiman, J.,  Bullough, E., Gagliardi, A., & St. Clair, A. Successful internships for library school students. Panel presentation. Utah Library Association Annual Conference. Sandy, UT. May 1, 2014.


Brunvand, A., Breiman, J., Bullough, E., Lenart, J., & Regan, A. (2012). University of Utah J. Willard Marriott Library: Sustainability collection development policy report. Retrieved from http://content.lib.utah.edu/cdm/singleitem/collection/ir-eua/id/2620/rec/54


Brunvand, A., Breiman, J., Bullough, E., Lenart, J., & Regan, A. Library collections for sustainability. Panel presentation. Utah Library Association Annual Conference. Provo, UT. May 2, 2013.


Brunvand, A., Regan, A, Breiman, J., Lenart, J., & Bullough, E. (2014.) Building an academic library collection to support sustainability. In M. A. Jankowska (Ed.), Focus on educating for sustainability: Toolkit for academic libraries (pp. 109-123). Sacramento, CA: Library Juice Press.


Bullough, E., Chiarelli, L., Fanning, D., Hansen, L., & Nelson, R. Charting new territory: An academic library’s approach to internationalization. Panel presentation. Utah International Higher Education Summit. Logan, UT. November 8, 2013.


Leachman, S. A., Hickerson, R. P., Schwartz, M. E., Bullough, E. E., Hutcherson, S. L., Boucher, K. M., . . . Kaspar, R. L. (2010). First-in-human mutation-targeted siRNA phase Ib trial of an inherited skin disorder. Molecular Therapy, 18(2), 442-446. doi:10.1038/mt.2009.273


Smith, A., Bullough, E., Baker, L., Johnson, J. A., & Koller, Q. (2015). Failure to launch: Dissemination of information literacy skills in a learning community. Poster presentation. American Library Association Annual Conference ACRL Assessment in Action Poster Session.. San Francisco, CA. June 27, 2015. Retrieved from http://works.bepress.com/annie_smith/19



Association of College & Research Libraries Immersion Program Track, Seattle, WA, August 2015


E-learning course: “Dynamic One-Shot Library Instruction,” through the American Libraries Association, February to March 2014


E-learning course: “On the Road to Information Literacy Success: Putting Students in the ‘Drivers’ Seat,’” through the Association of College & Research Libraries, May 2013



Alternative Fall Break Staff Partner, June 2013 to October 2013

Lowell Bennion Community Service Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

  • Served as the staff partner to the Alternative Fall Break trip to Portland, OR
  • Mentored a student leader and helped him plan the week-long trip, including contacting community partners to schedule service opportunities, planning the itinerary, and orienting student participants
  • Managed trip funds, including creating a budget and paying for and documenting all transactions during the trip


Utah Job Board Assistant Editor, 2013

I Need a Library Job Website

  • Monitored employment listings for several libraries across Utah and submitted new positions to job board