Faculty Profile

Dean Walton

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Associate Professor
Science Librarian
Mail: 5201 University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon 97403-5201
Office Location: 20 Cascade Hall
Phone: (541)346-2871
Email: dpwalton@uoregon.edu
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Joined the University in 2005


2005: M.L.S., Information & Library Science, Southern Connecticut State University
1990: Ph.D., Pharmacology, Georgetown University
1983: B.S., Biology, American University

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Areas of Interest:

Collection Management

Environmental Studies and Science Reference

Geospatial Web Services


Teaching/Service/Selected Publications:


Faculty Senate Representative for the Library, 2010-present

Recent Presentations:

Walton, D. P. (2010, May). Evidence based decision making: Data mining for serials cancellations. Presented at the Acquisitions Institute at Timberline meeting, Mt Hood, OR.

Walton, D. P. (2010, April) Freshwater tidal forest communities of the Mid-Atlantic region. Presented at the Eugene Natural History Society monthly meeting, Eugene, OR.

Walton, D. P (2009, December). Envisioning the ecological data portal. Presented at the Pacific Northwest Aquatic Monitoring Program meeting, Portland, OR.

Walton, D. P. (2009, June). Hi-tec tools for data analysis. Presented at the annual meeting of the Natural Resources Information Council, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


Professional Organizations:

Special Libraries Association
Natural Resources Information Council
Oregon Academy of Science


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