University Libraries

Christine Rigda, MSLS

Records Management Librarian
Associate Professor, University Libraries
419.530.2333
Christine.Rigda@utoledo.edu 

 

Education

  • Master of Science in Library Science, Clarion University of Pennsylvania, 1993
  • Bachelor of Arts (French), Cleveland State University (Ohio), 1990

Experience 

Professor Rigda serves as the Records Manager for the University Libraries. She also provides collection development for foreign languages.  

Proceedings

  • “Discovering the Culture of Collaboration in an Institutional Merger” with Willie McKether, Jerry Van Hoy, Gerald Natal, The University of Toledo,  Kenneth Riopelle, Wayne State University, Andrew Seary, Simon-Fraser University, Procedia: Social and Behavioral Sciences, v. 26 (2011): 94-107.

Publications 

  • Rigda, C. (2021). Challenges to records management in the fourth industrial revolution.  In J. Chigwada & G. Tsvuura (Eds.), Handbook of research on information and records management in the fourth industrial revolution (pp. 223-240). IGI Global. https://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-7998-7740-0
  • Rigda, C., Hoogland, M. & Morales, J. (2018). But I Just Want a Book! Is Your Discovery Layer Meeting Your Users' Needs? Journal of Web Librarianship, 12(4), 246-60. https://doi.org/10.1080/19322909.2018.1518183
  • Rigda, C. (2010). Implementing ILLiad: A Successful Collaboration of the Systems and Interlibrary Loan Departments in an Academic Library. Journal of Interlibrary Loan, Document Delivery & Electronic Reserve, 20(2), 77-82. https://doi.org/10.1080/10723031003640364
  • Kinner, L. & Rigda, C. (2009). The Integrated Library System: From Daring to Dinosaur? Journal of Library Administration, 49(4), 401-417. https://doi.org/10.1080/01930820902832546
  • Rigda, C. (2009). Electronic Reserve and the Integrated Library System: From Installation to the Future. Journal of Interlibrary Loan, Document Delivery & Electronic Reserve, 19(2), 145-153. https://doi.org/10.1080/10723030902776212
  • “Plummer, K. A. & Rigda, C. (2004). Creating an Online Cataloging Manual: A Case Study." Technical Services Quarterly,  22(2), 25-36. https://doi.org/10.1300/J124v22n02_03

Presentations

  • "Up and Running: A New RIM Program for a Large University" presented at the ARMA International InfoCon 2020, October 2020.
  • "Takeaways from an Inaugural Usability Study & Future Plans" presented with Margaret Hoogland and Jessica Morales at the North Dakota Library Association Unconference (Webinar), April 5, 2018.
  • "Transform the Users' EDS Experience: A Response to Usability Data" presented with Margaret Hoogland and Jessica Morales at the EBSCO User Group Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, October 25-26, 2017.
  • "Let's Talk about EBSCO Discovery Service" presented with Margaret Hoogland and Jessica Morales as part of the Conversation Starter Webinar Series from the SWON Libraries Consortium, February 22, 2017.
  • "Playing by the (Loan) Rules: Tips to Make Your Circulation System a Winner" presented at the 24th Innovative Users Group Conference, San Francisco, Calif., March 15-18, 2016.
  • "My IUG: About the IUG and How to Get Involved" presented at the 21st Innovative Users Group Conference, San Francisco, Calif., April 23-26, 2013.
  • "SMS: Options Available" presented with Karen Perone, Rodman Public Library, Mohamed Ragheb, Wadsworth Public Library and Diane Lewin, Innovative Interfaces, Inc. at the annual Eastern Great Lakes Innovative Users Group Conference, Akron, OH, October 15, 2010.
  • "Enrich Your Catalog with Media Management" presented at the Eighteenth Innovative Users Group Conference, Chicago, Ill., April 19-21, 2010.
  • "Everything You Need to Know About Your Loan Determiner Table" presented at the Seventeenth Innovative Users Group Conference, Anaheim, Calif., May 17-20, 2009.
  • "Is Your System Haunted by Past Codes? It's Time to be a Code Buster!" (with Laura Kinner, Director of Technical Services, The University of Toledo) presented at the Sixteenth Innovative Users Group Conference, Washington, D.C., April 27-30, 2008.
  • “Merging Library Catalogs: The Plan that Worked for the Medical University of Ohio and the University of Toledo” (with Laura Kinner, Director of Technical Services, The University of Toledo) presented at the annual Eastern Great Lakes Innovative Users Group Conference (EGL-IUG), Akron, OH (September 28, 2007).
  • “Customizing Inter-Library Loan Forms” at the Fifteenth Innovative Users Group Conference, San Jose, Calif., May 14-17, 2007.
  • “Online Tools ... They're for Catalogers too!” (with Karen Plummer, Associate Professor, The University of Akron) presented to the Academic Librarians Association of Ohio (ALAO) annual conference, Independence, OH (November 1, 2002). 

University/Professional Service

  • University Committee on Sabbaticals, 2020-
  • American Association of University Professors (Board Member), 2018-
  • College Personnel Committee, 2019-2021 (Chair 2020-21)
  • Faculty Council Executive Committee, Chair, 2018-2019; Secretary, 2019-2020
  • Department Personnel Committee, 2014-2019 (Chair 2016-2017)
  • Spring into Better Habits Community Wellness, 2018
  • Innovative Users Group Gerald Kline Family Scholarship Committee, 2017-2018
  • Usability Task Force (Chair), 2016-2017
  • Department Personnel Committee, 2014- (Chair, 2016-2017)
  • Marketing Committee, 2016-2018
  • Discovery Layer Task Force (Chair), 2015-2016
  • Faculty Affairs Committee, 2014-2016 (Chair, 2016)
  • Innovative Users Group Steering Committee (Past Chair), 2014
  • Innovative Users Group Beacon Award Committee (Chair), 2014
  • Innovative Users Group Nominations Committee (Chair), 2014
  • Innovative Users Group Gerald Kline Family Scholarship Committee (Chair), 2014
  • Innovative Users Group Steering Committee (Chair), 2012-2013
  • Innovative Users Group Steering Committee (Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect), 2011-2012
  • Innovative Users Group 2012 Conference Program Committee (Chair)
  • Continuing Education Committee (Chair, 2013), 2011-2013
  • Innovative Users Group Steering Committee (Member at Large), 2010-2011
  • Innovative Users Group 2010 Conference Program Committee
  • Faculty Senate Student Affairs Committee, 2008-2010
  • Faculty Senate Alternate (2008-2010)
  • Functional Expert for Management Information, Innovative Users Group (2008-2010
  • Academic Library Association of Ohio (ALAO) Board Member (2008-2009)
  • Professional Development Committee (ALAO), chair (2009)
  • Library Faculty Affairs Committee, 2007-2009
  • Search Committee, Medical Librarian
  • Search Committee, Digital Services Librarian
  • Search Committee, Systems Technician
  • Search Committee, Visiting Instructor
  • Search Committee, Digital Initiatives Librarian
  • Lead Implementor, OhioLINK (2006-2019)
  • Transforming User Services (OhioLINK task force)
Last Updated: 6/21/22