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Wil Weston

Wil Weston (He/Him/His)

Head of Collection Development & Resources Sharing Librarian

Google Scholar // ORCID iD
Academic Rank: Librarian; Tenured
(619) 594-6988
wweston@sdsu.edu

Office: Love Library 518
University Library,
San Diego State University
5500 Campanile Drive,
San Diego, CA 92182-8050

Professional History
  • Librarian, 2006—Present
    Library, San Diego State University
  • Engineering Librarian, 1999—2006
    Library , University of New Orleans
Education
  • Ph.D. Higher Education Administration and Leadership, University of New Orleans, 2008
  • MLIS, Masters of Library and Information Science, Louisiana State University, 1999
  • BS Physical Geography , Louisiana State University, 1995
  • BA English, Creative Writing, Louisiana State University, 1992
Grants
  • Wil Weston, Southeastern Library Association Early Career Profesional Grant, Southeastern Library Association GALE/SELA Continuing Education and Professional Development Committee Professional Grant, 2002
  • Wil Weston, Building Resources for Women in Engineering at UNO, University of New Orleans, 2004
  • Wil Weston, Exploring the Online Information-seeking Strategies of Education Graduate Students., SDSU Foundation University Grant Program, 2011
Select Professional Activities
  • Wil Weston & Genya O’Gara (2024). E-Book ILL (Panel discusion), Boston Library Consortium’s E-Book Summit [LECTURE SPEECH]
  • Wil Weston (2024). Introduction to dual polarization Doppler weather radar: fundamentals, applications, and networks. (Review) , Choice Magazine [BOOK REVIEW]
  • Wil Weston, Tim Tully & Lucy Campbell (2023). The Benefits of Business: Applied research strategies in collection development, The Charleston Conference Proceedings 2023 (pub date 2024) [CONFERENCE PAPER]
  • Wil Weston (2023). Bayou D'Arbonne swamp: a naturalist's memoir of place. (Review), Choice Magazine [BOOK REVIEW]
  • Wil Weston (2022). Impacts of future weather and climate extremes on United States infrastructure: assessing and prioritizing adaptation actions. (Review), Choice Magazine [BOOK REVIEW]
  • Wil Weston, Sion Romaine & Samantha Silver (2022). Embedding Shared Print into Local Collection Management: Data-informed Deselection (Panel discussion), WEST: Western Regional Storage Trust Meeting [LECTURE SPEECH]
  • Wil Weston (2022). Ice rivers: a story of glaciers, wilderness, and humanity. (Review), Choice Magazine [BOOK REVIEW]
  • Tim Tully , Tim Tully , Linda Salem & Wil Weston (2022). Impact of the pandemic on Streaming Media adoption at SDSU: Streaming in the time of Covid., Stream Magazine [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
  • Tim Tully, Tim Tully, Linda Salem & Wil Weston (2021). How a year of Online instructional modality impacted library streaming media use at SDSU: was it a flashflood or a climatic change?, Charleston Conference [CONFERENCE POSTER]
  • Wil Weston (2021). Practical handbook of thematic cartography: principles, methods, and applications. (Review), Choice Magazine [BOOK REVIEW]
  • Wil Weston (2021). The Visual Culture of the Cold War: Finding Comics, Cartoons, and Poster Art. , USS Midway Museum Institute for Teachers [LECTURE SPEECH]
  • Gregory Daddis, Daniel Widener, Jeremy Prestholdt & Wil Weston (2021). The Visual Culture of the Cold War: The Variety of Archival Resources on the Cold War, Panel Discussion. , USS Midway Museum Institute for Teachers [LECTURE SPEECH]
  • Wil Weston (2021). Meeting the Urgent Need for E-Resources: One Library’s Story. , Electronic Resources & Libraries Conference [LECTURE SPEECH]
  • Wil Weston (2020). SAR image interpretation for various land covers: a practical guide. (Review), Choice Magazine [BOOK REVIEW]
  • Wil Weston (2020). Converting physical collections to "e" - fast, accurately and affordably., ProQuest Webinar [LECTURE SPEECH]
  • Peter Kovacic, Harrison Rojak Pearce, Andrew Cooksy & Wil Weston (2020). Unifying Mechanism Involving Electron Affinity of Conjugated Imine as Anti-Cancer Agents and Miscellaneous Drugs: Reactive Oxygen Species, Oxidative Stress, and Electron Transfer., Chronicles of Pharmaceutical Science [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
  • Wil Weston (2020). Encyclopedia of global resources. (Review), Choice Magazine [BOOK REVIEW]
  • Wil Weston (2019). City unseen: new visions of an urban planet. (Review), Choice Magazine [BOOK REVIEW]
  • Wil Weston (2019). Collection Development Policy for Streaming Media, Guide to Streaming Video Acquisitions [BOOK CHAPTER]
  • Wil Weston (2018). Barrier dynamics and response to changing climate. (Review), Choice Magazine [BOOK REVIEW]
  • Peter Kovacic & Wil Weston (2018). Dementia – Unifying Mechanism Involving Antioxidant Therapy: Reactive Oxygen Species, Oxidative Stress, and Phenolics., Chronicles of Pharmaceutical Science [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
  • Peter Kovacic & Wil Weston (2018). Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder - unifying mechanism involving antioxidant therapy: Phenolics, reactive oxygen species, and oxidative stress, International Journal of Advanced Biochemistry Research. 10.33545/26174693.2018.v2.i2a.23 [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
  • Wil Weston (2018). Coasts in crisis: a global challenge. (Review), Choice Magazine [BOOK REVIEW]
  • Peter Kovacic & Wil Weston (2018). Brain Depression – Unifying Mechanism Involving Antioxidant Therapy: Reactive Oxygen Species, Oxidative Stress, and Phenolics., Chronicles of Pharmaceutical Science [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
  • Peter Kovacic & Wil Weston (2018). Unifying Mechanism for Multiple Sclerosis and Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: Reactive Oxygen Species, Oxidative Stress, and Antioxidants., Journal of Biopharmaceutics and Therapeutic Challenges [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
  • Peter Kovacic & Wil Weston (2018). Antioxidant Therapy by Lipoic Acid in Various Illnesses: Reactive Oxygen Species and Oxidative Stres, NAPDD Novel Approaches in Drug Designing & Development [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
  • Peter Kovacic & Wil Weston (2017). Cause and Treatment of Schizophrenia: Electron Transfer, Reactive Oxygen Species, Oxidative Stress, Antioxidants, and Unifying Mechanism., Chronicles of Pharmaceutical Science [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
  • Wil Weston (2017). Spatial analysis of coastal environments. (Review), Choice Magazine [BOOK REVIEW]
  • Peter Kovacic & Wil Weston (2017). Phenolic Antioxidants as Drugs for Alzheimer's Disease: Oxidative Stress and Selectivity., NAPDD Novel Approaches in Drug Designing & Development [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
  • Peter Kovacic & Wil Weston (2017). Novel Structure-Activity Relationship and Quantitative Data for Phenolic Drugs Involving Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease: Antioxidants, Oxidative Stress, and Selectivity, Chronicles of Pharmaceutical Science [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
  • Wil Weston (2017). GeoScienceWorld Review, CCAdvisor [REVIEW]
  • Wil Weston (2017). Icefall: adventures at the wild edges of our dangerous, changing planet. (Review), Choice Magazine [BOOK REVIEW]
  • Peter Kovacic & Wil Weston (2017). Treatment of Parkinson’s Disease with Phenolic Antioxidant Drugs: Oxidative Stress, Reactive Oxygen Species and Selectivity., Chronicles of Pharmaceutical Science [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
  • Wil Weston (2017). Mountains: mapping the earth's extremes. (Review), Choice Magazine [BOOK REVIEW]
  • Wil Weston (2017). Fundamentals of satellite remote sensing : an environmental approach 2nd ed. (Review), Choice Magazine [BOOK REVIEW]
  • Wil Weston (2016). Practical handbook of remote sensing. (Review), Choice Magazine [BOOK REVIEW]
  • Wil Weston (2016). Selection bias in collection development: Un-leveling the playing field and making matters worse., Canadian Association of Professional Academic Librarians /Association canadienne des bibliothecaires academiques professionnels [CONFERENCE ABSTRACT]
  • Wil Weston (2016). Student Persistence: How the library makes a difference., California Academic & Research Libraries Association (CARL) [CONFERENCE PAPER]
  • Wil Weston & Jennifer Rogers (2016). Acquisition, Licensing, Management, and Use of ebooks at San Diego State University., Elsevier Science & Technology Books Product Summit, Delivering Outstanding Customer Value [LECTURE SPEECH]
  • Wil Weston (2015). An observer's guide to clouds and weather: a northeastern primer on prediction. (Review), Choice Magazine [BOOK REVIEW]
  • W Weston (2015). Revisting the Tao of Resource Sharing, Serials Librarian. DOI:10.1080/0361526X.2015.1021988 [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
  • Wil Weston (2015). Revisting the Tao of Resource Sharing. (Presentation), INTERLIBRARY LOAN CONFERENCE I-SPIE, SONOMA STATE UNIVERSITY [LECTURE SPEECH]
  • Wil Weston (2015). Key to Success: How the Academic Library Supports Student Persistence, CAPAL-ACBAP Canadian Association of Professional Academic Librarians /Association canadienne des bibliothecaires academiques professionnels [CONFERENCE PAPER]
  • Wil Weston (2014). Beaches of the Gulf Coast. (Review), Choice Magazine [BOOK REVIEW]
  • Wil Weston (2014). Leveraging Collection Development and Acquisitions in the Interlibrary Loan Workflow to Meet our Patrons Needs., I-SPIE, San Diego, CA [LECTURE SPEECH]
  • Wil Weston (2014). Mountain geography: physical and human dimensions. (Review), Choice Magazine [BOOK REVIEW]
  • Wil Weston (2014). Exploring the Online Information Seeking Strategies of Education Graduate Students , CAPAL-ACBAP Canadian Association of Professional Academic Librarians /Association canadienne des bibliothecaires academiques professionnels [CONFERENCE ABSTRACT]
  • Pam Jackson, Anna Culbertson, Michael Lapins, Katie Stapko, Markel Tumlin & Wil Weston (2014). It's Alive!: Comics and the Arts Visibility Initiative at SDSU., Comic Arts Conference, Comic-Con [CONFERENCE POSTER]
  • Wil Weston (2013). Introducing meteorology: a guide to weather. (Review), Choice Magazine [BOOK REVIEW]
  • Pam Jackson, Markel Tumlin, Wil Weston & Anna Culbertson (2013). I Like My Books With Pictures: Comics in Academic Libraries, the SDSU Way., San Diego Comic Fest [CONFERENCE POSTER]
  • Wil Weston & Kimberley Robles-Smith (2013). How can ILL inform Collection Development/Management?, INTERLIBRARY LOAN CONFERENCE I-SPIE, CSU San Francisco. [LECTURE SPEECH]
  • Wil Weston (2013). E-Books and How they affect Special Libraries, Special Library Association [LECTURE SPEECH]
  • Wil Weston (2013). Rivers: a very short introduction. (Review), Choice Magazine [BOOK REVIEW]
  • Wil Weston (2013). The beach book: science of the shore. (Review), Choice Magazine [BOOK REVIEW]
  • Wil Weston (2012). Copyright Issues in Library Collection Development., SDSU Center for Teaching & Learning: New Legalities of Copyright Law and Fair Academic Use, Lunch and Forum. [LECTURE SPEECH]
  • Wil Weston (2012). Current Opportunities & Challenges in Criminal Justice & Criminology Collections Development in Academic Libraries., ACRL ANSS Criminal Justice and Criminology Discussion Group, ALA Annual Conference [LECTURE SPEECH]
  • Wil Weston (2012). Bayou-diversity: nature and people in the Louisiana bayou country. (Review), Choice Magazine [BOOK REVIEW]
  • Wil Weston (2012). United States Global Change Research Program. (Review), Choice Magazine [BOOK REVIEW]
  • Wil Weston (2011). Cartography: visualization of spatial data. (Review), Choice Magazine [BOOK REVIEW]
  • Wil Weston (2011). Preparing for climate change. (Review), Choice Magazine [BOOK REVIEW]
  • Wil Weston (2011). Remote sensing tools for exploration: observing and interpreting the electromagnetic spectrum (Review), Choice Magazine [BOOK REVIEW]
  • Wil Weston (2011). Is the Gen X Librarian the Right Librarian at the Right Time?, The Generation X Librarian: Essays on Leadership, Technology, Pop Culture, Social Responsibility and Professional Identity [BOOK CHAPTER]
  • Wil Weston (2010). GeoPlatform - Gulf Response (Review), Choice Magazine [BOOK REVIEW]
  • Weston, W. (2010). Basics of geomatics, Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
  • Weston, W. (2010). CO2 rising: the world's greatest environmental challenge, Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
  • Weston, W. (2010). Heaven and Earth: global warming, the missing science, Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
  • Weston, W. (2010). Hope for a heated planet: how Americans are fighting global warming and building a better future, Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
  • Wil Weston (2009). Understanding the Integrative Role of an Academic Library for Undergraduate Library Student Workers., ACRL National Conference [CONFERENCE PAPER]
  • Weston, W. (2009). CO2 rising: the world's greatest environmental challenge, Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
  • Weston, W. (2009). Hope for a heated planet: how Americans are fighting global warming and building a better future, Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
  • Weston, W. (2009). Hurricanes: background, history and bibliography, Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
  • Weston, W. (2008). GNSS-Global Navigation Satellite Systems: GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, and more, Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
  • Weston, W. (2008). Intute: Science, Engineering & Technology: Geography, Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
  • Weston, W. (2008). The formation and future of the upper Texas coast: a geologist answers questions about sand, storms, and living by the sea, Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
  • Wil Weston (2008). Understanding the Integrative Role of an Academic Library for Undergraduate Student Workers, [DISSERTATION]
  • Wil Weston (2007). Drawing Louisiana's new map: addressing land loss in coastal Louisiana, National Research Council of the National Academies. Committee on the Restoration and Protection of Coastal Louisiana. (Review), Choice Magazine [BOOK REVIEW]
  • Weston, W. (2007). Atlantic coast beaches: a guide to ripples, dunes, and other natural features of the seashore, Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
  • Weston, W. (2007). Hurricanes: what you need to know, Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
  • Weston, W (2007). Navigating a scientific job market and how the library can help, Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry. 10.1007/s00216-007-1190-6 [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
  • Weston, W. (2007). Remote sensing: the image chain approach, Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
  • Weston, W. (2007). Richter's scale: measure of an earthquake, measure of a man, Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
  • Wil Weston (2006). Status Report of Katrina's Impact on the University of New Orleans., Geoscience Information Society Newsletter [NEWSLETTER ARTICLE]
  • Wil Weston (2005). MetEd (Review), Choice Magazine [BOOK REVIEW]
  • Weston, W. (2005). An Introduction to Ocean Remote Sensing, Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
  • Weston, W. (2005). Fundamentals of remote sensing, Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
  • Weston, W. (2005). GeoScienceWorld millennium collection, Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
  • Weston, W. (2005). The Physical geography of Southeast Asia, Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
  • Wil Weston (2004). Satellite observations of the earth's environment: accelerating the transition of research to operations. (Review), Choice Magazine [BOOK REVIEW]
  • Weston, W. (2004). A Dictionary of units, Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
  • Childs, Miriam & Weston, Wil (2004). Consortia and Electronic Journals: An Overview, E-serials collection management [BOOK CHAPTER]
  • Carol S. Brinkman , Diane Brown, Mary L. Smalls & Wil Weston (2004). Results of the SELA Planning Survey, Southeastern Librarian [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
  • Weston, W. (2004). Telegeoinformatics: Location-Based Computing and Services (Book), Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
  • Weston, W. (2004). The Long Summer: How Climate Changed Civilization (Book), Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
  • Weston, Wil (2004). The Multitasking Librarian, Louisiana Libraries [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
  • Wil Weston (2003). Engineering weather data. (Review), Choice magazine [BOOK REVIEW]
  • Wil Weston (2003). Live weather images. (Review), Choice Magazine [BOOK REVIEW]
  • Wil Weston (2003). Weather 101. Teache's Resource (Review), Choice Magazine [BOOK REVIEW]
  • Wil Weston (2003). A guide to the end of the world: everything you never wanted to know. (Review), Choice Magazine [BOOK REVIEW]
  • Weston, W. (2003). The Oryx Resource Guide to El Niño and La Niña (Book), Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
  • Wil Weston (2002). Radar remote sensing of planetary surfaces. (Review), Choice Magazine [BOOK REVIEW]
  • Wil Weston (2002). GIS and public health. (Review), Choice Magazine [BOOK REVIEW]
  • Wil Weston (2002). The first scientific American: Benjamin Franklin and the pursuit of genius. (Review), Choice Magazine [BOOK REVIEW]
  • Wil Weston (2002). Bringing the biosphere home: learning to perceive global environmental change. (Review), Choice Magazine [BOOK REVIEW]
  • Wil Weston (2002). Global climate change. (Review), Choice MAgazine [BOOK REVIEW]
  • Wil Weston (2002). Changing the atmosphere: expert knowledge and environmental governance. (Review), Choice Magazine [BOOK REVIEW]
  • Wil Weston (2002). Living on the edge of the Gulf: the west Florida and Alabama coast. (Review), Choice Magazine [BOOK REVIEW]
  • Weston, W (2002). Access to scientific literature - The Web can complement libraries, but not replace them., Nature. 10.1038/420019a [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
  • Wil Weston (2001). Reading the skies: a cultural history of English weather, 1650-1820. (Review), Choice Magazine [BOOK REVIEW]
  • Wil Weston (2001). The coastal zone: past, present, and future. (Review), Choice Magazine [BOOK REVIEW]
  • Wil Weston (2001). Climate diagnostics center. (Review), Choice Magazine [BOOK REVIEW]
  • Wil Weston (2001). Due to the weather: ways the elements affect our lives. (Review), Choice Magazine [BOOK REVIEW]
  • Wil Weston (2001). The World-Wide Web virtual library: remote sensing. (Review), Choice Magazine [BOOK REVIEW]
  • Weston, Wil (2001). Information, now, Louisiana Libraries [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
  • Wil Weston (2001). Reference/Academic Handling Stress at the Reference Desk., Louisiana Library Association [CONFERENCE POSTER]
  • Weston, W (2001). The tao of resource sharing, Serials Librarian. 10.1300/J123v41n01_09 [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
  • Wil Weston (2000). Remote sensing in hydrology and water management. (Review), Choice Magazine [BOOK REVIEW]
  • Wil Weston (2000). Remote sensing for site characterization. (Review), Choice Magazine [BOOK REVIEW]
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