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Polly Boruff-Jones
Polly Boruff-Jones,  MPA, MLS


Grants Awarded

Indiana University Kokomo Grant-in-Aid of Faculty Research Award, 2015

Minde Browning Professional Development Grant, Indianapolis Foundation, Library Partners, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2007, 2009

Book Chapters

Kuh, G. D., Boruff-Jones, P. D., & Mark, A. E. (2007). Engaging students in the first college year: Why academic librarians matter. In L. Hardesty (Ed.), The role of the library in the first college year (Monograph No. 45, pp. 17-27). Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina, National Resource Center on the First-Year Experience and Transition.

Boruff-Jones, P. D. (2002/03). Our experience with two virtual reference services at IUPUI University Library. The Reference Librarian, 79/80, 241-255. Also published as a book chapter: Boruff-Jones, P. D. (2003). Our experience with two virtual reference services at IUPUI University Library. In B. Katz (Ed.), Digital Reference Services. (241-255). Binghamton, NY: Haworth Information Press.

Selected Peer-Reviewed Articles

Baker, S. S. & Boruff-Jones, P. D. (2009). Information literacy. Radiologic Technology, 80(4), 374-376.

Boruff-Jones, P. D. (2006). Civic engagement: Internet resources. College & Research Libraries News, 67(1), 23-26.

Mark, A. E. & Boruff-Jones, P. D. (2003). Information literacy and student engagement: What the National Survey of Student Engagement reveals about your campus. College & Research Libraries, 64(6), 480-493.

White Paper

Association of College and Research Libraries (2013). [Boruff-Jones, contributor] Intersections of Scholarly Communication and Information Literacy: Creating Strategic Collaborations for a Changing Academic Environment. Chicago, IL: Association of College and Research Libraries. (Published online at


Boruff-Jones, P. D., Hill, J. B., & Laherty, J. (2008). Information discovery with an SE partner. In C. Nixon and J. Burmood (Eds.), Computers in Libraries 2008: Collected Presentations. (21-35). Medford, NJ: Information Today.

Boruff-Jones, P. D. (2001). The ideal and the real: Integration of instructional teams, learning communities, and the First-Year Experience.

Last updated: 10/12/2016