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Judy T. Bivens

Associate Librarian/Associate Professor

Master Library and Information Science

Appointed 2000

Academic Degrees

Ed D Tennessee State University 2008 Curriculum and Instruction

M S University of Tennessee 2000 Information Science

Master Plus 30 Western Kentucky University 1993 Focus on Instructional Tech

M A T Middle Tennessee State University 1975 English (Library Certification)

B S University of Tennessee Martin 1969 Secondary Education

Professional Experience

1969-1975 English Teacher Gallatin High School Gallatin, TN
1975-2000 Librarian Gallatin High School
1985-2001 Adjunct Faculty Volunteer State Community College Gallatin, TN
1991-1996 Trainer Vanderbilt Virtual School Vanderbilt University
1991-2000 Technology Trainer Sumner County Board of Education Gallatin, TN

Faculty and Administrative Load

Instructional Resources Center Librarian Waggoner Library
Program Coordinator for Master of Library and Information Science
Program Coordinator for Master of Education in Curriculum, Assessment, and Instruction
Program Coordinator for Master of Education in Leading Instructional Improvement for Teachers (Teacher Leadership)

Current Professional and Academic Association Memberships

American Association of Librarians
American Association of School Librarians
Tennessee Library Association
Tennessee Association of School Librarians
Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
Phi Delta Kappa (Education Honor Society)
Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society
National Staff Development Council
Women in Higher Education in Tennessee
Golden Key Honor Society

Current Professional Assignments

Instructional Resources Center Librarian
Associate Professor School of Education
Livetext ePortfolio Coordinator
Member Graduate Committee
Member Institutional Review Committee
Member QEP Committee


Bivens, J. (2003) The Library Bill of Rights and Equitable Access. Education in Action. Trevecca Nazarene University

Bivens, J. (2004) The Library Bill of Rights and Equitable Access. Tennessee Educational Leadership, v. 31, n. 1, June, 2004.

Bivens, J. (2004) The Delivery of Coursework Via Distance Education in a Graduate Education Program and the Impact on the Technological Competence of Students in the Program. Education in Action. Trevecca Nazarene University.
Bivens, J. (2005) Howard Gardner’s Theory of Multiple Intelligences as a Factor in Course Design for Distance Education. Education in Action. Trevecca Nazarene University.

Bivens, J. (2006) Teacher and library information specialist:: Partners in assessment. Education
in Action.

Bivens, J. (2008) The Relationship Between Selected Tennessee Elementary and Middle
School Library Media Centers and Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program
Composite Reading Test Scores. Dissertation at Tennessee State University,

Current Professional Activities (Presentations

Tennessee Electronic Library Trainer for Tennessee State Library, available upon request.
Williamson County School Librarians Inservice Feb 20, 2007 “Libraries and NCLB”

Tennessee Electronic Library Inservice for Dominican K-12 School Librarians
Holy Rosary School February 8, 2007

TLA Chattanooga, TN April 18-20, 2007 “Problem Patrons”

Williamson County School Librarians Inservice Oct 9, 2007 “Web 2.0 and Library 2.0”

Livetext TN User’s Group Waggoner Library Oct 15, 2007 “Using Livetext with

Putnam County Public Library Nov 12, 2007 “Customer Service”

TLA Kingsport, TN April 9-11 “Library Summit Report Representing Education”

TN Livetext Users’ Meeting Trevecca Oct, 2008 and March, 2009

Sumner County Technology Conference “Web 2.0 for Librarians“ June 25, 2009

AASL Standards Training Trevecca June 9 and June 16, 2009

AASL Standards Training Knoxville July 27, 2009

AASL Standards Training Jackson July 30, 2009

Tennessee Electronic Library Training Gallatin August 5, 2009

AASL Standards Training Metro School Librarians August 11, 2009
American Library Association Midwinter Jan 24-25, 2010 Boston, MA
American Library Association Annual June 25-26, 2010 Washington, DC

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Contact Information:
Trevecca Nazarene University
333 Murfreesboro RD
Nashville, TN 37210

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