Western Washington University Libraries Paul S. Piper
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Paul S. Piper
Western Collection: Piper, Paul S. (Box)
A librarian, writer and fly fisherman, Paul Piper was born on April 5, 1951, in Chicago, Illinois. He was educated at the University of Montana (BS, MFA) and University of Hawaii (MLIS). He has worked as a librarian and faculty member at Western Washington University Libraries since 1997, where he currently serves as Coordinator of Reference Services.
Scope and Content Note
The collection consists of books, off-prints and photocopies of articles, presented papers, and other published contributions in the field of library science and creative writing.
Notes on Arrangement
The books in the Paul S. Piper Collection are shelved under "Piper, P.S." in The Western Collection stacks area, sub-arranged by title. Additional copies of individual book titles may also be available in the Libraries' circulating collection; search the library catalog by author or title for more information.
Other material in the collection are organized into sequentially numbered folders housed in one box. Items are ordered chronologically within each folder by date of publication, sub-arranged alphabetically by item title when items share a common publication date. The arrangement is by Special Collections.
The collection is the gift of Paul S. Piper to Special Collections for The Western Collection.
Some of the material in this Collection may be under copyright.
Piper, Paul S. Dogs and other poems: a book of poetry. Bellingham, Wash.: Bird Dog Publishing, 2011.
Piper, Paul S. and Stan Tag, editors. Father nature: fathers as guides to the natural world. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 2003.
Piper, Paul S. and Barbara Collamer. Male librarians: men in a feminized profession. [Ann Arbor, Mich.: Mountainside Pub., 2001]
Piper, Paul S. Now & then. Bellingham, Wash.: Flying Trout Press, 2003.
Piper, Paul S. and Charles W. Luckmann, editors. X stories: the personal side of fragile X syndrome. Bellingham, Wash.: Flying Trout Press, 2006. Box List
Folder 1: 1998-2000
Piper, Paul S. “Amari teak.” Jeopardy magazine 34 (1998): 92-93.
Piper, Paul S. “Disaster and humanitarian information on the web: a review.” Searcher (Medford, N.J.) 7.9 (1999): 66-76.
Piper, Paul S. “First snow: in memory of James Wright.” Fugue 18 (1999): 29.
Piper, Paul S. “Lima, Montana.” Fugue 18 (1999): 28.
Piper, Paul S. “Around the next bend: for Charles Piper, 9/16/98.” Northern lights 15.1 (2000): 6-7.
Piper, Paul S. “Better read that again: web hoaxes and misinformation.” Searcher (Medford, N.J.) 8.8 (2000): 40-49. Photocopy.
Folder 2: 2001-2002
Piper, Paul S. “For Jorge Luis Borges, paradise was not a garden but a library.” American libraries 32.7 (2001): 56-58.
Piper, Paul S. “Health and humanitarian information on the web: select sites, free for all.” Internet reference services quarterly 5.4 (2001): 15-24. Reprint.
Piper, Paul S. “Letter for Bill.” Jeopardy magazine 37 (2001): 33. Photocopy
Piper, Paul S. and Barbara E. Collamer. “Male librarians: men in a feminized profession.” Journal of academic librarianship 25 (2001): 406-411. Photocopy.
Piper, Paul S. “There is no ripple on the world: for Bill Eleson.” Zen news Fall (2001): 5. Photocopy.
Piper, Paul S. “Triage.” Arbutus: online literary journal Spring (2001):  sheets (website) captured July 18, 2001. Printout.
Piper, Paul S. “The artists Max Jacob.” Mid-American poetry review 3.3 (2002): [1 sheet]. Manuscript copy.
Piper, Paul. “Beyond beauty.” Bellingham review 25.2 (2002): 15-16. Photocopy.
Piper, Paul . “Coyote.” Sqaĵet: Skagit Valley College art and literary journal Fall (2002): 22-23. Photocopy.
Piper, Paul S. “Even though we live miles from the ocean.” Styles: a literary quarterly of square proportions Fall (2002): 102-105.
Piper, Paul S. “Web hoaxes, counterfeit sites, and other spurious information on the internet.” Web of Deception: Misinformation on the Internet. Ed. Anne P. Mintz, et al. Medford, N.J.: Information Today, Inc., 2002. 1-22. Book.
Folder 3: 2003-2005
Piper, Paul S. “Airstrike.” Poets against the war (website) captured February 10, 2003. Printout.
Piper, Paul S. “Commentary on Khoa Hu.” End of silence 1.2 (2003?): [1 sheet]. Manuscript copy.
Piper, Paul S. and Hazel M. G. Cameron. “The influence of business and government.” Searcher (Medford, N.J.) 11.4 (2003): 49-57. Photocopy.
Piper, Paul S. “Jason Webley: a man with an accordion.” Habits of waste: a quarterly review of pop culture 6 (2003):  sheets (website) captured October 9, 2003). Printout.
Fast, Margaret, Martha Mautino, and Paul Piper. JFK: a presidency revealed. Bellingham, Wash.: The Libraries, Western Washington University, 2003. Exhibit brochure.
Piper, Paul S. “Out of emptiness, one, out of one, many.” Rogue gallery Winter (2003): (website) captured February 4, 2003. Printout.
Piper, Paul S. “Snow country.” The new Montana story. Ed. Rick Newby. Helena, MT: Riverbed Publishing, 2003. -27. Photocopy. Piper, Paul S. “[Rev. of] the spirit of terrorism: and requiem for the Twin Towers by Jean Braudrillaud, translated by Chris Turner.” Popmatters.com (website) captured March 13, 2003: [2 sheets]. Photocopy.
Piper, Paul S. “Copper Ridge: for Chuck Luckmann.” Sqaĵet: Skagit Valley College art and literary journal 4.1 (2004-2005): 44-45. Photocopy.
Piper, Paul S. “Google spawn.” Searcher (Medford, N.J.) 12.6 (2004): 26-32. Photocopy.
Piper, Paul S. “The Paul and Mary Ann Ford Fly Fishing Collection, Western Washington University.” ACRL Washington newsletter Spring (2004): sheets (website) captured May 3, 2004. Printout.
Piper, Paul S. “Research on the Internet.” The Internet Encyclopedia. Ed.-in-Chief Hossein Bidgoli. Hoboken, N.J.: John Wiley & Sons, 2004. 201-210.
Piper, Paul S. and Miguel Ramos. “Blogs of war.” Searcher (Medford, N.J.): 13.2 (2005): 15-22. Photocopy.
Piper, Paul S. “Google and privacy.” Internet reference services quarterly 10 3/4 (2005): 195-203. Journal.
Piper, Paul S. “Heaven.” Jeopardy 41 (2005): -37. Photocopy.
Ramos, Miguel and Paul S. Piper. “Web waves: Tsunami blogs respond to disaster.” Searcher (Medford, N.J.) 13.5 (2005): 32-39. Photocopy.
Folder 4: 2006-2007
Piper, Paul S. and Miguel Ramos. “A failure to communicate: politics, scams, and information flow during Hurricane Katrina.” Searcher (Medford, N.J.) 14.6 (2006): 41-54. Photocopy.
Ramos, Miguel and Paul S. Piper. “Letting the grass grow: grassroots information on blogs and wikis.” Reference services review 34 (2006) 570-574. Off-print.
Piper, Paul S. “[Rev. of Thistle, by Melissa Kwasny.” Drumlummon views 1.3 Fall/Winter (2006-2007): 253-254. Printout.
Piper, Paul S. “The gun.” Driftwood: writing and visual art from the Kenai and beyond (2007): 75-81. Photocopy.
Piper, Paul S. “Luudaa.” Amoskeag: the journal of Southern New Hampshire University 24 (2007): -57. Photocopy.
Piper, Paul S. “Phish pharming.” Searcher (Medford, N.J.): 15.9 (2007): 40-47. Printout (downloaded EBSCOhost 02/15/2013).
Folder 5: 2008-2009
Piper, Paul S. “Five poems: Her scarf, Y Mas, Yesterday morning, Sculpture, Lament.” Drumlummon views Fall (2008): 104-108. Photocopy.
Piper, Paul S. “Nets of terror.” Searcher (Medford, N.J.): 16.10 (2008): 28-38. Photocopy.
Brown, Barry N. and Paul Piper. “All (almost) on the internet: freely available science information resources on the web.” Searcher (Medford, N.J.) 17.6 (2009): 22-32. Photocopy.
Piper, Paul S. “Art in American.” Of the coast Summer (2009): 62-63. Photocopy.
Piper, Paul S. “Camp French Toast.” Raven chronicles 14.2 (2009): 24. Photocopy.
Piper, Paul S. “Dog learns the word retirement.” Crab Creek review Summer (2009): 33. Photocopy. Piper, Paul S. “Easier than ever, but never easy: writing resources on the web.” Searcher (Medford N.J.) 17.4 (2009): 18-21, 50-54. Photocopy.
Piper, Paul S. “Nothing happens.” r.kv.r.y. quarterly 4.2 (2009):  sheet (website) captured October 14, 2009. Printout.
Piper, Paul s. “Triangular sail.” The Unrorean Summer/Fall (2009). Photocopy.
Folder 6: 2010-2013
Piper, Paul S. and Sylvia Tag. “Theme-based information literacy instruction.” College & undergraduate libraries 18.4 (2011): 319-332. Printout (downloaded Routledge 02/15/2013).
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