Teresa Welsh, Ph.D.

Professor and Director, School of Library and Information Science

Bibliometric research, archival research, distance education



Scholarly Books, Book Chapters

Bolner, M., Poirier, G.A., Welsh, T. S., & Pace, J. E. (2013). The research process: Books and beyond. (5th ed.) Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt Publishing.

Welsh, T. S., & Wright, M. S. (2010). Information literacy in the digital age: An evidence-based approach. Oxford, England: Chandos Publishing Information Professional Series.

Welsh, T. S. (2010). Information repositories: Background and historic overview. In M. Norton (Ed.), Introductory Concepts in Information Science (pp. 87-99). Medford, NJ: ASIS Monograph Series.

Welsh, T. S. (2010). Information repositories: New technologies and trends. In M. Norton (Ed.), Introductory Concepts in Information Science (pp. 101-116). Medford, NJ: ASIS Monograph Series.

Welsh, T. S., & Wright, M. S. (2007). Organisational storytelling as a creative strategy. In K. Rajah (Ed.), Business Creativity: Practitioner's Handbook (pp. 219-232). Greenwich, England: Greenwich University Press.

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

Creel, S. & Welsh, T.S. (2015). Students' perceptions of community-building activities in an online LIS program. Journal of Education for Library and Information Science (JELIS) (survey data collection completed; manuscript in progress).

Vinson, T.C. & Welsh, T.S. (2014). A comparison of three library and information science databases. Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship 26(2), 114-126.

Creel, S. & Welsh, T.S. (2014). Virtual and physical connections: An assessment of an LIS online program. The Global eLearning Journal 3(4), 1-18.

Welsh, T.S. & Creel, S. (2013). Geographic distribution of an open access e-journal. Information Services & Use 33(2), 103-111.

Welsh, T. S. (2010). The creation and development of a multi-disciplinary research center in an academic library. Library Management, 31(1/2), 57-65.

Welsh, T. S., & Higgins, S. E. (2009). Public libraries post-Hurricane Katrina: A pilot study. Library Review, 58(9), 652-659.

Higgins, S. E., & Welsh, T. S. (2009). The tenure process in LIS: A survey of LIS/IS program directors. Journal of Education for Library and Information Science (JELIS), 50(3), 176-189.

Michalec, M., & Welsh, T. S. (2007). Quantity and authorship of GIS articles in library and information science literature, 1190-2005. Science & Technology Libraries, 27(3), 65-77.

Welsh, T. S. (2004). The literature of telemedicine: A bibliometric study. Science & Technology Libraries, 25(3), 21-34.

Welsh, T.S. (2000). An evaluation of online syllabi in the University of Tennessee College of Communications. Asynchronous Learning Networks, 4(2).

Dimmick, S. L., Mustaleski, C., Burgess, S. G., & Welsh, T. S. (2000). A case study of benefits and potential savings in rural home telemedicine. Home Healthcare Nurse, 18(2), 125-135.

Column in Peer-Reviewed Journal

Welsh, T.S. & Creel, S. (2013). Free technology and Web 2.0 tools for your Library. E-Resource Round Up, Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship 25(1), 79-80.

Juried Conference Research Papers Published in Conference Proceedings

Welsh, T.S. & Creel, S. (2013). Usage data of an open access e-journal in a digital repository. Extended abstract, Mining the Digital Information Networks: Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Electronic Publishing (ELPUB-2013), Blekinge Institute of Technology, Karlskrona, Sweden, June 13, 2013.

Welsh, T.S., & Higgins, S.E. (2008). Reflections on the Katrina experience: LIS students' stories. Hawaii International Conference on Education Conference Proceedings, pp. 1245-1258, HICE, Honolulu, Hawaii, January 5, 2008.

Higgins, S.E. & Welsh, T.S. (2006). Tenure: The moving target. Research paper, Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE) Annual Conference, San Antonio, Texas, January 19, 2006.

Manley, C.G., & Welsh, T.S. (2005). Publishing patterns and core journals of the 'nano' research front. Research paper, Special Libraries Association Conference, Toronto, Canada, June 7, 2005.

Professional Publications

Welsh, T.S. (2014). Aesop through the ages: An Examination of Aesop's Fables in the de Grummond Children's Literature Collection. Mississippi Libraries 77(1), 5-8.

Hussey, J., Lyon, K., Cunetto, S., Jennings, J., Keys, O.R., Nathan, C., Oglesby, V., Robinson, C., & Welsh, T.S. (2013/14). Jackson: Mississippi Department of Education.

Welsh, T. S. (2010). Time for summer school: Programs for current students and continuing education. International Leads, 24(1), 5.

Welsh, T. S. (2009). QQML 2009 international conference: Qualitative and quantitative methods in libraries. Library Hi Tech News, 26(8), 7-8.

Welsh, T.S. (2007). Writing a research report. Southern Expressions 23(2), 12-16.

Welsh, T.S. (2006). Report on articles in the Journal of the Medical Library Association by authors in the Southern Chapter/MLA states. Southern Expressions 22(3), 23-27.

Welsh, T.S. (2003). Organizational structure of telehealth care: Factors that contribute to growth and sustainability. Telehealth Practice Report 8(3), 9-11.

Burgiss, S.G., Smith, G.T., Dimmick, S.L. & Welsh, T. S. (1998). Improving telepresence during consultations. Telemedicine Today 6(4), 14-15.

Editor, Refereed e-Journals

Co-Managing Editor with Dr. Stacy Creel. SLIS Connecting (ISSN 2330-2917), published bi-annually, 2012- http://aquila.usm.edu/slisconnecting/

Associate Editor, QQML: An International Journal of Library and Information Science, 2012- http://www.qqml.net/editorial_board.html


Welsh, T.S., Pace, J.E., & Williams, S.C. (2010). A selected bibliography of resources related to disaster-preparedness. Brochure funded by ALA Carnegie-Whitney Grant.

Welsh, T.S. & Pace, J.E. (2010). Is your family prepared for the next disaster? Brochure funded by ALA Carnegie-Whitney Grant.

Welsh, T.S. (1999). The development of telemedicine in improving access to healthcare in rural areas of East Tennessee. Online paper at: ocean.otr.usm.edu/~w146169/telemed.htm

Welsh, T.S. (1998). IRIS (image retrieval information system) guidelines, subject guide, data field definitions. Technical Paper, Oak Ridge National Laboratory.