Johann A. van Reenen
PUBLICATIONS, GRANTS, and AWARDS
This section is divided into: Peer reviewed articles (18), Editor reviewed and/or invited
articles (7), Monographs/Proceedings (3) & Chapters in books (6), Non-peer reviewed
articles (7), Publications in press, Significant reports, and Grants.
Peer Reviewed and Invited Peer Reviewed Articles in Journals and Conference
• 2002.c. (With Jerez, H, and others). Web-based enabling of education and research in
ISTEC: The ChipsnSalsa Portal. In: Partnership, Policy, Practice; Proceedings ICEE
2002, # 0030: pp 1-6. International Conference on Engineering Education, UMIST,
• 2002.b. (With: Jerez, Henry N., with Jordan, R.) Distributed learning objects and
metadata harvesting implementation on the Chips n Salsa project. In: 28th Annual
MAES International Symposium Proceedings, October 23-27, 2002. Available http://
www.istec.org/events/maes.pdf [See: Heny N. “Jerez awarded Best Graduate level
technical paper at the MAES International Symposium” at:
• 2002.a. Consortial support for digital library initiatives and information technology
manpower development in Latin America. In: Partnerships, Consortia, and 21st
Century Library Service, International Association of Technological University
Libraries Proceedings, vol. 12 (New Series). [Online and on CDRom]
• 2001.c. Working in a digital world; new leadership practices for the development of a
digital library workforce. Ciência da Informação, 30(3):
http://www.ibict.br/cionline/300301/3031101.htm [Invited article in peer reviewed Special
Issue on Virtual Libraries]
• 2001.b. (With Jordan, R, and others). Technology education challenges and solutions
in Latin America. IEEE Transactions on Education, 44 (2): 203-208
• 2001.a. Library budgets and academic library ratings in times of transition. The
Bottom Line: Managing Library Finances, 14(4): 213-218
• 2000. (With M. Landesman). Consortia vs Reform: Creating Congruence. Journal of
Electronic Publishing, December 2000, Volume 6, Issue 2. [Online at
• 1998 Overcoming Organizational Barriers and Preparing for the Future through
Consortial Partnerships. Proceedings, Living the Future II: Organizational changes
for success. Tucson: University of Arizona Library. [Online at
http://www.library.arizona.edu/conference/ltf2/papers/unm42398.html#abstract] [Peer reviewed
• 1998. Library consumerism in the digital age. Journal of Electronic Publishing,
March, Volume 3, Issue 3 [Online at http://www.press.umich.edu/jep/03-03/vanreenen.html]
• 1996.b. (With D. Heino). MedInfo 95. A report on the 8th International Congress on
Medical Informatics. Medical Reference Services Quarterly, Summer, 15(2): 67-73.
[Invited] Abstracted/Indexed in Index Medicus.
• 1996.a. The transfer of learning from continuing education to the job; an evaluation
of the impact of total quality management courses on health sciences librarians.
Bulletin of the Medical Library Association, Apr, 84(2): 257-260. Abstracted/Indexed
in Index Medicus.
• 1995. Library cultures in conflict: exploring new roles for Librarians. Serials
Librarian, 25(3/4): 181-192.
• 1990. Adult learning and video training in health care. Journal of Audiovisual Media
in Medicine, Oct; 13(4): 143-5. Abstracted/Indexed in Index Medicus.
• 1982. The Gonocerini (Heteroptera: Coreidae) of the Ethiopian Region, Pt. 3. Notes
on the genus Pseudotheraptus (Brown) and the monotypical genera Junodis (van Reenen)
and Brotheolus (Bergroth). Annals of the Transvaal Museum, 33(5): 107-14.
Abstracted/Indexed in Biological Abstracts & Zoological Record.
• 1981. The Gonocerini (Heteroptera: Coreidae) of the Ethiopian Region, Pt. 2. A
revision of the subgenus Gonocerus (Plinachtus) (Stal, 1859). Annals of the Transvaal
Museum, 33(4): 61-106, 15 text fig. Abstracted/Indexed in Biological Abstracts &
• 1976.b. The Gonocerini (Heteroptera: Coreidae) of the Ethiopian Region, Part 1.
Generic and sub-generic status within the tribe. Annals of the Transvaal Museum,
30(4): 41-52, 10 text-figs. Abstracted/Indexed in Biological Abstracts & Zoological
• 1976.a. General structure and terminology of the external male and female genitalia
of the Gonocerini (Heteroptera:Coreidae). Annals of the Transvaal Museum, 30(1):
1-11, 13 text-figs. Abstracted/Indexed in Biological Abstracts & Zoological Record.
• 1973. Behaviour and biology of Leptoglossus membranaceus (Fabricius) in the
Transvaal, with description of the genitalia (Heteroptera: Coreidae). Annals of the
Transvaal Museum, 28(14): 257-86, 16 text-figs., 6 tbls. Abstracted/Indexed in
Biological Abstracts & Zoological Record.
Editor Reviewed and/or Invited Articles in Journals, Conference Proceedings, etc:
• 2002. Integrated digital libraries: not just collections of electronic content. Invited
editorial and online forum for June 2002. Educational Portal of the Americas.
Washington, DC: Organization of American States [Online at:
• 1998. Librarians at work: Are we as satisfied as other American workers?
Information Outlook, July 1998, 2(7): 23-28. [Research article based on surveys and
statistical analysis. Preview at: http://bubl.ac.uk/journals/lis/fj/infout/v02n0798.htm and author
self-archived pre-published version online at http://www.unm.edu/~jreenen/LJ_article.html]
• 1991. Implementation of a workload measurement system: a case study. Bibliotheca
Medica Canadiana, 12(4): 211-23. Abstracted/Indexed in CINAHL.
• 1990. Technologies for health care education. Canadian Nurse, Nov. 86(10): 24-6.
Abstracted/Indexed in Index Medicus & CINAHL.
• 1985.b. The role of the medical library in hospital-wide quality assurance. Ibidem
Apr; 6(5): 173-6. Abstracted/Indexed in Index CINAHL.
• 1985.a. (Above article reprinted in: Bibliotheca Medica Canadiana , Jan;
6(4):134-40.) Abstracted/Indexed in CINAHL
• 1983. Quality assurance: introduction to terminology and literature. Hospital Trustee
Nov/Dec; 7(6): 18-21. Abstracted/Indexed in Index Medicus & CINAHL.
Monographs / Chapters in Books:
• 2003. Proceedings of the NSF/ISTEC Ibero-American Joint Digital Library
Development Symposium. Johann van Reenen, Editor, and Henry Jerez, Web-
Archive compiler. “This material is based upon work supported by the National Science
Foundation under Grant No. 0306935, reviewed and approved by NSF-CISE ”.
ISTEC Dspace Institutional Repository at http://dll.istec.org/conferences/brasildll03/ or
directly at https://dspace.istec.org, and the NSF reports/publications archive.
Includes the following presentations by J.van Reenen in Powerpoin®t, descriptive, summarized and video
• Cross fertilization under the auspices of ISTEC and NSF
• Crating synergy between international organizations to create digital information services
• Daily summaries (Co-authored with Marjorie Hlava)
• Summary of conclusions
• 2002. Digital libraries and virtual workplaces: important initiatives for Latin America
in the information age. Johann van Reenen, Editor. INTERAMER Collection no.71.
Washington, DC: The Organization of American States [Self-archived electronic
version at: http://www.unm.edu/~jreenen/dlbook/index.htm]
• 2002.a. “Work and Productivity in the 21st Century.” Chapter 1, pp. 3-44. In:
Digital libraries and virtual workplaces: important initiatives for Latin
America in the information age. Johann van Reenen, Editor. INTERAMER
Collection no. 71. Washington, DC: The Organization of American States
• 2002.b. “Scholarly Publishing and Intellectual Property in the Electronic
Environment.” Chapter 3, pp. 65-104. Ibidem.
• 2002.c. “Science and Technology Information and Digital Library Initiatives
in Latin America.” Chapter 9, pp.187-200. Ibidem.
• 2001. “Initiatives to support EDT projects in Latin America.” Section 5.1 in: Ed Fox,
et al. The Guide for Electronic Theses and Dissertations. Geneva: UNESCO [Web-
based book, online at: http://etdguide.org/]
• Spanish version published as Guía de Tesis y Disertaciones Electrónicas.
[Online at http://www.etdguide.bibliored.cl/]
• 1998. Lewis, Linda, and van Reenen, J. "Science, Technology, and Engineering
approval plans." Chapter 8, p.71-75 IN: F.C. Wilkinson and C.C. Thorson, eds. The
RFP process: Effective management of the acquisition of library materials.
Englewood, CO; Libraries Unlimited
• 1995. Scholarly communication, serials and technology: problems and possibilities.
[With other members of] Senate Library Committee, Sub-Committee on Serials and
Technology. Vancouver: University of British Columbia.
• 1992. Workload measurement systems: a guide for Libraries.[With other members of]
CHLA/ABSC Task Force on the Canadian Hospital Association/Management
Information Systems Guidelines. Toronto : Canadian Health Libraries Association
/Association des bibliothèques de la santé du Canada. Abstracted/Indexed in Index
Medicus & CINAHL
• 1979. [Chapter Editor] "Bugs; Hemiptera", Chapter 12, pp. 86-105, in African Insect
Life, rev. ed., by S.H. Skaife. Cape Town: C. Struik Publishers.
Non-Peer Reviewed Articles and Conference Proceedings:
• 2004. Brazil supports Open Access to Scientific Information. Article for ARL. Published in
- SPARC E-News, June-July 2004 at http://www.arl.org/sparc/pubs/enews/jun04.html#5
- Open Access News (News from the open access movement). Friday, June 18, 2004
at <hhttp://www.earlham.edu~peters/fos/2004_06_13_fosblogarchive.html> and
- Translated and republished by: Svenskt Resurscentrum fuer vetenskaplig
kommunikation at http://www.sciecom.org/links/APublicering/BOpenAccess/
• 1998. Making a difference in the evolving electronic scholarly publishing economy.
SLA Rio Grande Chapter Bulletin, Sept., 41 (3): 7-9. [Self-archived version online at:
• 1997. Consortial Licensing of Electronic Products - the Wave of the Future? In:
Mission Impossible; Council for Higher Education Computing Services, Proceedings
of the 1996 Conference. CHECS, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM :
59-71. [Self-archived version online at http://www.unm.edu/~jreenen/jvr_pub2.html]
• 1996.b. Marching to a new drumbeat: recent happenings at the UNM Centennial
Science & Engineering Library [Including "Box" on SciSearch]. SLA Rio Grande
Chapter Bulletin, Sept. 39 (3): 9-10.
• 1996.a. Just in case or just in time: Exploring serials and electronic technology issues
at the University of British Columbia. At Your Service, Jan/Feb/Mar; #35: 4-6. [Self-
archived version online at: http://www.unm.edu/~jreenen/jvr_publ.html]
• 1995. Challenges for the academic information enterprise: a report and analysis of
two recent conferences and an important opinion paper. Northwest Notes; Oct-Dec;
• 1994. Developments at the UBC Life Sciences Libraries (LSL). HLA-BC Forum,
January, 18(1): 3-4.
• 1972. Aspects of Museum library service. Transvaal Museum Bulletin, 12:4-6.
• van Reenen, J. “Virtual work and leadership: the role of the Internet, complexity,
creativity, and knowledge workers.” Invited chapter in: Ricardo Baeza-Yates, ed.
THE ROLE OF HUMANITY IN THE INFORMATION AGE: An Ibero-American
Perspective, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile. [Online at:
http://www.dcc.uchile.cl/~rbaeza/libro/ Chapter completed and accepted by Editor,
August 2001. Strategic study of scientific database access in Latin America and the
Caribbean. Study conducted by ISTEC for the United Nations Education, Scientific, and
Cultural Organization (UNESCO). Prepared by Johann van Reenen, Matias Pizarro, and
Ramiro Jordan. UNESCO, Mercosur Regional Office, Montevideo, Uruguay. 49 p. (See
• 2003. NSF Grant award no: INT-0306935 for a Ibero—American Digital Library
Joint Project Development Symposium, to be held in conjunction with the Workshop
on “Política de Informação em Bibliotecas Digitais” sponsored by FAPESP, in Campinas,
Brazil. PI: J. van Reenen; Co-PI: R.Jordan. $24,327 2003.
• 2001 Contract # 402.048.0 Grant funding from UNESCO. Preparation of
"International Guide for the creation of electronic theses" and translations. Granted
12/29/2000 for 2001. PI: Edward Fox, Virginia Tech. Co-recipients: Joseph Moxley,
University of South Florida; Shalini Urs, Virginia Tech., Marian Bate, University of
New South Wales, Australia; Johann van Reenen, University of New Mexico. $
• 1/15/2001 Contract # 883.140.1. Grant funding from UNESCO to conduct a strategic
study on access to scientific databases in Latin America and the Caribbean. Grantee:
Ramiro Jordan; Co-Grantees: Johann van Reenen and Matias Pizarro. UNESCO,
Mercosur Regional Office, Montevideo, Uruguay. $ 10,000
• 1999 Seminario / Taller Subregional sobre Bibliotecas Digitales en Costa Rica.
Special funding from the Organization of American States. 9/99. Co-recipients:
Ramiro Jordan, EECE Department, and Johann van Reenen, UNMGL. $ 10,000
• 1999 NSF Grant for a NSF - CONACyT - ISTEC Workshop on Digital Libraries. The
National Science Foundation and el Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología,
Mexico, in conjunction with ISTEC (Ibero-American Science and Technology
Education Consortium) and the Organization of American States, provided a forum
for Mexican, United States, and selected Latin American representatives to share
information on Digital Library Initiatives. 7/7-9/99. PI: Johann van Reenen. Co-PI:
Ramiro Jordan, EECE Department, UNM. $19,563.00 from NSF and $10,000 from
CONACyT (the latter administered through the Universidad de las Americas, Puebla,
• 1998 The INTEL Corporation. Grant to establish an engineering resource and
study/tutoring area for minority students at the Centennial Science & Engineering
Library. 7/7-9/99. Chief grantee: Lynn Trojahn. Co-Grantee: Johann van Reenen.
Grants submitted and not funded:
• 2/2003. National Science Foundation PASI program INT-0322637 for a “Digital
Libraries Institute”. PI: J.van Reenen; Co-PI: M. Pizarro. Notification (July 31, 2003)
of non-funding with comments on high quality of the proposal
• 7/2003. Defense Threat Deduction Agency. Grant submitted by Nancy Dennis and
Johann van Reenen in conjunction with UNM Office of Research Services. Not
Other Funding and Fund raising:
• 2003. Worked with Larry Walsch from UNM Development Office to secure a grant
from the Martin-Marietta Corporation for the “CSEL Collaborative Learning Space”
project. Funded: $10,000
• 2001. Worked with Mary Wyant and Julie Emons to write a successful grant to the
McKee foundation. $9,000
• 1999. Successful grant request was received from the Friends of UNMG Library
allowing us to send two MAGIC staff to a two-day course on ArcView™.
• Raised funds to support the UNM participation in ISI SciSearch™ ($15,000 per year
for three years (1996-98) from six science and engineering departments and $17,000
on a continuing basis (1996 +) from the Health Sciences Center.)
* 2004, October: Cisco™ Growing with Technology Awards. $15,000 in equipment
awarded to the Digital Library Linkages and ACE initiatives of ISTEC. Submitted by
Johann van Reenen, Henry Jerez, and Matias Pizarro.