John Wynstra

John Wynstra

Mailing Address:

Rod Library
University of Northern Iowa
1227 West 27th Street
Cedar Falls, Iowa
50613-3675

Position: Library Information Systems Specialist
Office Location: LIB 225
Email: john.wynstra@uni.edu
Telephone: (319) 273-6399

PUBLICATIONS

Books and Parts of Books

Chris Neuhaus and John Wynstra, “Overview of Electronic Journals,” Magazines for Libraries: For the General Reader and School, Junior College, College, University , and Public Libraries, 9th edition, Bill Katz ed., (Publication date: November 1997).
 
Articles
 

Caswell, Jerry V. and Wynstra, John D (2010) "Improving the Search Experience: Federated Search and the Library Gateway," Library Hi Tech, 28,(3) pp391-401. doi:10.1108/07378831011076648

Caswell, Jerry V. and Wynstra, John D (2007).  “Developing the Right RFP for Selecting Your Federated Search Product: Lessons Learned and Tips from Recent Experience,” Internet Reference Services Quarterly, 12, (1/2) pp 49-71.  doi:10.1300/J136v12n01_03

Wynstra, John D (2005).  “Creating, Designing, and Building an Electronic Reserve System,” Journal of Interlibrary Loan, Document Delivery & Electronic Reserve, 15, (4), pp 57-81.

Wynstra, John D (2005).  “RefXpert: A Simple Knowledge Management Application for the Reference Desk,” Brick and Click Libraries: Proceedings of an Academic Library Symposium, (pp 124-128).  Maryville: Northwest Missouri State University.

Software

Peterson, G., Sohel, A., Wynstra, J. (2003). UNI Faculty Roster, http://www.library.uni.edu/gateway/facultyroster. Local Web Application.

Basye, S., Sohel, A., Wynstra, J. (2002) Rod Library Posters and Prints Collection.  http://www.library.uni.edu/gateway/postersprints.  Local Web Application.

Sohel, A., Wynstra, J. (2002).  SSTransform. Perl utility to convert Serials Solutions data to loadable Marc records. 

Wynstra, J. (2001). RefXpert, http://rodnet.lib.uni.edu/refXpert. Local Web Application.

Kastrel, A., Sohel, A., Wynstra, J. (2000) DMR.  http://www.library.uni.edu/gateway/dmr.  Local Web Application.

Basye, S., Culler, G., Kastrel, A., Wynstra, J. (2000) Rod Library Art Collection.  http://www.library.uni.edu/gateway/artdb/.  Local Web Application.

Peterson, G., Wynstra, J. (1999). IndexUNI, http://www.library.uni.edu/gateway/indexuni. Local Web Application.

 

Book Reviews

Wynstra, John D. (2005, November) [Review of the book: Perl Core Language: Little Black Book 2nd Edition]. TER telecommunications electronic review, 12(3), http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/lita/ter/volume12no3.cfm#holzner

Wynstra, John D (2004, April). [Review of the book ADO.NET Programming] TER telecommunications electronic review, 11,(1), http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/lita/ter/Volume11no1.cfm#feldman.

Wynstra, John D (2003, December). [Review of the book Create Dynamic Web Pages Using PHP and MySQL] TER telecommunications electronic review, 10,(4), http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/lita/ter/volume10no4.cfm#tansley.

Wynstra, John D (2002, July). [Review of the book Digital Imaging: A Practical Handbook] TER telecommunications electronic review, 9,(3), http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/lita/ter/volume9no3.cfm#lee.

Wynstra, John D (2001, March). [Review of the book Cascading Style Sheets: The Definitive Guide] TER telecommunications electronic review, 8,(1), http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/lita/ter/volume8no1.cfm#meyer.

Wynstra, John D (2000, February). [Review of the book Perl in a Nutshell: A Desktop Quick Reference] TER telecommunications electronic review, 7,(2), http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/lita/ter/v7i2feb.cfm#siever.

Wynstra, John D (1999, July). [Review of the book Oracle PL/SQL Programming] TER telecommunications electronic review, 6,(5), http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/lita/ter/terv6n5july.cfm#feuerstein.

Wynstra, John D (1999, June). [Review of the book Solving the Year 2000 Crisis] TER telecommunications electronic review, 6,(4),  http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/lita/ter/terv6n4june.cfm#mcdermott .

Wynstra, John D (1998, November 1). [Review of the book Up and Running: Implementing Z39.50] TER telecommunications electronic review, 5,(10), http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/lita/ter/terv5n10november1.cfm#randall.

Wynstra, John D (1998, October 1). [Review of the book Windows NT User Administration] TER telecommunications electronic review, 5,(8), http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/lita/ter/terv5n8october1.cfm#meggitt.

Wynstra, John D (1997, December 15). [Review of the book CGI Developer's Resource:Web Programming in TCL and PERL] TER telecommunications electronic review, 4,(12),  http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/lita/ter/terv4n12december15.cfm#ivler.
 

Software Reviews

Wynstra, John D (1999, June). [Review of computer software Macromedia Fireworks] Information Technology and Libraries (Software Reviews editor David Corbly), 18, (2), pp 114-115, http://www.lita.org/ital/1802_software.html#anchor2529199.

PRESENTATIONS
 

"Optimizing Metadata in Metalib for Quality OpenURLs," Session co-presented with Jerry Caswell at the ELUNA 2010 Conference in Fort Worth, TX, May 13, 2010.

“On-the-fly MetaLib search forms -- anywhere, anytime” Session co-presented with Jerry Caswell at the ELUNA National Meeting  in Spearfish, SD, June 7th, 2007.

“RefXpert: A Simple Knowledge Management Application for the Reference Desk” Session presented at Brick and Click Libraries: Proceedings of an Academic Library Symposium, Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, MO, October 14, 2005.

“Overview of Supporting Electronic Databases at Rod Library” Session presented at Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia, St. Petersburg, Russia, October 13th, 2004.

 “Tap the Power of AVS” Session co-presented with Jerry Caswell at the MN Innovative User’s Group Spring Meeting 2004 in Minneapolis, MN, May 26th, 2004.

“Tap the Power of AVS” Session co-presented with Jerry Caswell at the Innovative Users Group 12th Annual National Meeting, Boston, MA, April 4, 2004.

“E-journals. Can you see me now?”  Session presented at the Innovative Users Group 11th Annual National Meeting, San Jose, CA, April 26, 2003.

“Web Content Management” Session presented at the AIIM Midwest Chapter February 2002 meeting, Altoona, IA.

“The Fine Art of Troubleshooting WAM Problems with the End User” Session presented at the Innovative Users Group 9th Annual National Meeting, Santa Clara, CA., May 3, 2001.

“Developing a Web-Based Index to Local Serials” Paper presented at the Spring Conference of the Iowa Library Association/Association of College & Research Libraries, Cedar Falls, IA, May 1999 (with Gerry Peterson).

“Internet Applications for Providing Traditional Library Services: Electronic Reserves and the Library Vertical File Via the World Wide Web” The Innovation Fair, Iowa Library Association Annual Conference, Waterloo, Iowa, October 11, 1996 (with Chris Neuhaus).

“Windows 95 in an Academic Library” Iowa ACRL, Spring Conference, Storm Lake, IA, May 3, 1996 (with David Corbly).