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Judit Hajnal Ward

Judit Hajnal Ward
Science Reference/Instruction Librarian and Liaison to Center of Alcohol Studies
Library Faculty, New Brunswick Libraries
Library of Science and Medicine
165 Bevier Road
Piscataway, NJ 08854-8009
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Judit H. Ward is a research librarian with demonstrated interest in multidisciplinary and cross-cultural topics throughout her entire career. Her current scholarly activities cover broad but related fields with the main focus of facilitating research, publication, and education in addiction science. Her practice and research are directed to key areas of information science, providing a crucial part of the research infrastructure and assisting researchers with interpreting trends and identifying evolving needs. She has been instrumental in discovering and recommending resources and tools emerging in technology and scholarly communication, such as the latest opportunities scholarly social media provides.

Judit H. Ward earned his doctoral degree in linguistics at the University of Debrecen, Hungary, after completing her master level studies in English and Hungarian literature and linguistics. She received her MLIS at Rutgers. She is senior member of the Academy of Health Information Professionals.

For the most current information on the transition of the Alcohol Library, please visit this temporary page.

Publications

BOOKS

Hajnal Ward. J. (2015). Nyitott könyvtár [Open libraries] [In Hungarian]. Kalligram, Budapest.

Hajnal Ward, J. (2002). Hungarian-English Phrasebook and Dictionary. Hippocrene Books, New York, NY. [republished in 2004, 2006, including Kindle e-book]

TEXTBOOKS

Paragh, G.,& Hajnal, J. (2000). Tessék mondani! (Tell me please). Debrecen, Hungary: University of Debrecen Press. (Handbook for American students for history taking in internal medicine) [republished in 2006, 2007, 2011, 2011 (e-book), 2012]

Kulcsár, D., & Hajnal, J. (1989). Köznapi magyar orvosi nyelvhasználat. (Everyday Medical Hungarian). University textbook for medical students learning Hungarian. Debrecen, Hungary: University of Debrecen Press.

BOOK CHAPTERS

Babor, T. F., Morisano, D., Noel, J., Robaina, K, Ward, J. H., & Mitchell, A. (2017). Infrastructure and career opportunities in addiction science: The emergence of an interdisciplinary field. In T. F. Babor, K. Stenius, R. Pates, M. Miovsky, J. O’Reilly & P. Candon, Eds. Publishing addiction science: A guide for the perplexed. London: Ubiquity Press (pp. 9-34).

Babor, T. F., Morisano, D., Stenius, K., & Ward, J. H. (2017). How to choose a journal: Scientific and practical considerations. In T. F. Babor, K. Stenius, R. Pates, M. Miovsky, J. O’Reilly & P. Candon, Eds. Publishing addiction science: A guide for the perplexed. London: Ubiquity Press (pp. 37-70).

Lange, P., Pates,R., O’Reilly, J., & Ward, J. H. (2017). How to write a scientific article for a peer-reviewed journal. In T. F. Babor, K. Stenius, R. Pates, M. Miovsky, J. O’Reilly & P. Candon, Eds. Publishing addiction science: A guide for the perplexed. London: Ubiquity Press (pp. 135-154).

ARTICLES IN PEER-REVIEWED JOURNALS (SELECTED)

For more and for full text: SOAR (Scholarly Open Access at Rutgers), ResearchGate, BEPress Selected Works, Google Scholar Citations.

Allred, N., Bejarano, & Ward, J. H. (2017). Howard Wilcox Haggard and the Institutionalization of Modern Alcohol Studies. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 78(2), 325–329.

Ward, J. H., & Bejarano, W. (2017) (interviewers). Broad thinking: An interview with Harold Kalant. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 78(1), 158–165.

Bejarano, W., & Ward, J. H. (2016). CICAS: Toward a critical framework of information literacy in addiction science. Substance Abuse Library and Information Studies, 3, 33-41.

Ward, J. H., Bejarano, W., & Allred, N. (2016). Reading for recovery: Bibliotherapy for addictions  Substance Abuse Library and Information Studies, 3, 50-59.

Hajnal Ward, J., & Bejarano, W. (2016). Parazita lapok - a tudomány élősködői  [Predatory journals: Predators of Science. In Hungarian.]  Könyv, könyvtár, könyvtáros, 25(9), 17-25.

Hajnal Ward, J., & Bejarano, W. (2016). A tudomány élősködői. Denveri beszélgetés Jeffrey Beall-lel [Predators of Science. A discussion in Denver with Jeffrey Beall. In Hungarian.]  Könyv, könyvtár, könyvtáros, 25(9), 9-16.

Babor, T. F., & Ward, J. H.  (2016). E.M. Jellinek at 125: The past as prologue. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 77, 369–370.

Ward, J. & Bejarano, W. (2016). A tribute to Bunky at 125: A comprehensive bibliography of E. M. Jellinek’s publications. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 77, 371–374.

Ward, J. H. Bejarano, W.,  Allred, N., & Babor, T. F. (2016). Reintroducing Bunky at 125: E.M. Jellinek’s life and contributions to Alcohol Studies, Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 77, 375-383.

Ward, J. H., Bejarano, W., & Haggis, W. (2015). “Open during renovation”: Open Science and libraries. Substance Abuse Library and Information Studies, 2, 82-89.

Ward, J. H. (2015). Language matters: The power of words. Substance Abuse Library and Information Studies, 2, 34-38.

Hajnal Ward, J. (2015). Könyvtár, tudomány, könyvtártudomány [Library, science, library science. In Hungarian]. Könyv, könyvtár, könyvtáros [Books, libraries, librarians], 24(10), 18-28.

Hajnal Ward, J., Geary, D. & Bejarano, W. (2015). Gyógyító olvasás. Kis ingyen könyvtár nem csak szenvedélybetegeknek [Books that heal: Little Free Library, not only for addictions. In Hungarian]. Könyv, könyvtár, könyvtáros [Books, libraries, librarians], 24(5), 28-35.

Hajnal Ward, J. (2015). Nyitott tudomány, nyitott könyvtár [Open science, open library. In Hungarian]. Orvosi könyvtárak [Medical Libraries]. 2, 18-29.

Ward, J., Bejarano, W., & Dudás, A. (2015). Scholarly social media profiles and libraries: A review. LIBER Quarterly, 24(4), 174-204.

Ward, J. (2014). E. M. Jellinek: The Hungarian Connection. Substance Abuse Library and Information Studies, 1, 42-54.

Hajnal Ward, J., Clark, S, Stewart, M. (2014). Marslakók és detektívek a könyvtárban: 56-os tudósok Amerikában. [Martians and detectives: Hungarian 56er scholars in America. In Hungarian]. Könyv, könyvtár, könyvtáros [Books, libraries, librarians], 10, 36-46.

Hajnal Ward, J., Bejarano, W., Dudás, A. (2014). Tudományos szelfie: tudósprofilok az Interneten. [Scholarly selfies: Researcher profiles on the Internet. In Hungarian.] Könyvtári Figyelő [Library Review], 60(3), 294-308.

Candon, P., Ward, J., Pandina, R. (2014). The Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs and the Rutgers Center of Alcohol Studies: A History of the Evolution of Alcohol Research. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs Supplement 17, 8-17.

Hajnal Ward, J. (2012). Egy magyar digitális világkönyvtár víziója. [Envisioning a Hungarian Digital Library. In Hungarian].Könyv, könyvtár, könyvtáros [Books, libraries, librarians], 12, 47-56.

Hajnal Ward, J. (2012). Ki szavatol a...? Helyzetjelentés a tudományos lektorálás állásáról. [In Hungarian]. Who grants the…? Status report on peer review. Könyvtári Figyelő [Library Review],(56), 713-726.

Hajnal Ward, J., Molly Stewart (2012). A tudományos tevékenység értékelése: hungarológiai témák amerikai disszertációkban.[In Hungarian] Performance indicators in Hungarian Studies: Dissertations in North American universities. Hungarológiai Évkönyv - Hungarian Studies Yearbook 10. Ed. Szűcs Tibor, University of Pécs, Hungary, pp. 223-240.

Hajnal Ward, J. , Candon, P., Cox, J., Frisone, N., Stewart, M. (2011). Gyakorlati bibliometria: a tudományos tevékenység értékelése könyvtári eszközökkel. Practical bibliometrics: Evaluating scholarly activities with library resources. [In Hungarian]. Könyvtári Figyelő [Library Review], (56), 107-132.

Hajnal Ward, J., Csűrös Clark, Sz. (2009). Folklore research resources in East European Studies: The Library and Archives of the American Hungarian Foundation, Folklorica, 14, 155-168.

Hajnal Ward, J. (ed.) (2009). Welcome to the library! Special issue on American libraries. [In Hungarian.] Könyv, könyvtár, könyvtáros [Books, libraries, librarians]. 12

Ward, J.H. (2009). Acquisitions Globalized: The foreign language acquisitions experience in a research library. Library Resources & Technical Services, 53(2), 22-29.

Hajnal Ward, J. (2008). Anything.hu: Understanding evaluation standards for online resources in Hungarian Studies, In: Une nation vivant dans sa langue. Ed. M. Farkas, Université Marc Bloch, Strasbourg, pp. 168-183.

Hajnal Ward, J., Agócs, L., Molnár, T. (2005). Az orvosi informatikai oktatás korszerű modelljének kialakítása (An up-to-date model of medical informatics. In Hungarian). In Csirik, J., Herdon, M. (Eds.) Informatika a felsőoktatásban ’05 (Information technology in Higher Education). Debrecen, Hungary: University of Debrecen Press, on CD-ROM.

Hajnal Ward, J., Agócs, L. (2004). Language maintenance on the Internet. Educational Media International, 41(1), 27-30.

Hajnal, J. (1986). Semantic relationship in conversion. In R. Sándor (Ed.), English in Function (pp. 51-61). Budapest, Hungary: Eötvös Loránd University.

SELECTED POSTERS

Books that heal: International collaboration to use bibliotherapy in addictions. Poster presented at the Annual conference of the Hungarian Association on Addictions, Siófok, Hungary, November 26-28, 2016. (with B. Kovács, M. Palotai, & W. Bejarano)

Adding value to research: Information literacy standards in addiction science. Poster presented at the Annual Symposium of the Society for the Study of Addiction. York, United Kingdom, November 10-11, 2016 (with W. Bejarano & C. Goodair)

Difficulty of discovering brief alcohol interventions for young adults in academic databases and clinical registries: A preliminary study. Poster presented 39th Annual Research Society on Alcoholism Scientific Meeting, New Orleans, LA, June 27, 2016, (With W. Bejarano, E., Tanner-Smith, & E.-Y. Mun

Reading for Recovery: A project update. Poster presented at the NJLA Conference, Atlantic City, NJ, May 17, 2016 (with W. Bejarano, N. Allred, W. Haggis, M. Ortiz-Myers, & M. Stewart)

Reading for Recovery: Exploring partnerships between professionals in addiction and information science. Poster presented at the Medical Library Association Conference, Toronto, Canada, May 16, 2016 (with W. Bejarano)

Reading for Recovery poster series. Presented at the 38th Annual SALIS Conference, Denver, CO, May 5, 2016 (with W. Bejarano, N., Allred, W., Haggis, M., Ortiz-Myers, M., Stewart, M., Palotai, & B. Kovács).

E. M. Jellinek (1890-1963), the founder of the Summer School of Alcohol Studies. Poster presented at the Summer School of Addiction Studies, New Brunswick, NJ, July 6, 2015. (with W. Bejarano)

Scholarly selfies in addiction: Your online professional profile. Poster presented at the 37th Annual SALIS Conference, San Diego, CA. April 29-May 1, 2015. (with W. Bejarano & A. Dudás)

Books that get to you: Bibliotherapy in addictions. Poster presented at the 37th Annual SALIS Conference, San Diego, CA, April 29-May 1, 2015. (with W. Bejarano, M. Palotai, & B. Kovács)

Bunky’s scholarly selfie: Critical edition of E. M. Jellinek’s bibliography. Poster presented at the 37th Annual SALIS Conference, San Diego, CA. April 29-May 1, 2015. [Also presented at the CAS Poster Session in Piscataway, NJ, May 5, 2015.] (with W. Bejarano, & D. Geary)

Reading for recovery: Self-help books on our shelves. Poster presented at NJLA Conference, Long Branch, NJ, April 22, 2015 (with W. Bejarano).

Our scholar: E. M. Jellinek's bibliography in 2015. Poster presented at the Annual Conference of the Hungarian Medical Library Association [In Hungarian]. March 27, 2015, Budapest, Hungary (with W. Bejarano)

Addicted to free books: The Little Free Library at the Center of Alcohol Studies. Poster presented at the 15th Annual VALE / NJ ACRL / NJLA CUS Users' Conference, Piscataway, NJ. January 10, 2014. (with W. Bejarano and D. Geary)

The Art of Shameless Self Promotion. Poster presented at the VALE Assessment Conference. New Brunswick, NJ. July 17, 2014. (with W. Bejarano and D. Fanslow)

Sitting on a Goldmine: Becoming Indispensable to your Organization. Poster presented at the 2014 NJLA Conference, Atlantic City, NJ. June 3, 2014. (with W. Bejarano and D. Fanslow)

Cabinets in the ALCVault: Your secret is safe here. Poster presented at the Medical Library Association Annual Meeting and Exhibition, Chicago, IL. May 18, 2014. (with W. Bejarano and D. Fanslow)

Singing your own praises: Virtual exhibit presents the birth of alcohol studies. Poster presented at NJLA 2013 Conference, Atlantic City, NJ, June 4, 2013 (with J. Torres, S. Goldstein, & C. Bariahtaris).

Nihil novi? Interdisciplinary information services at the Center of Alcohol Studies at Yale and Rutgers (1940-2013) Poster presented at the Medical Library Association Conference, May 5-9, 2013, Boston.

The Red Cup in the library: A case study. Poster presented at the Medical Library Association Conference, May 5-9, 2013, Boston.

Playing detective in the library: How to find information on your long lost love. Poster presented at NJLA 2012, Atlantic City, NJ, June 6, 2012. (with M. Stewart, F. Jolliffe, L., and S. Clark)

Bibliometrics as dialogue between librarians and publishers. Poster presented at ACRL/NY Conference, 2010, New York, NY, December 10, 2010. (with J. Cox & M. Stewart).

Libraries for readers: Book clubs [In Hungarian]. Poster presented at the “American libraries for information literacy” workshop, Budapest, Hungary, National Széchényi Library, December 2, 2010.

Summer reading @the NYPL [In Hungarian]. Poster presented at the “American libraries for information literacy” workshop, Budapest, Hungary, National Széchényi Library, December 2, 2010

Experience

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

Rutgers University

Center of Alcohol Studies: Director of Information Services (08/2007-12/2016)
School of Communication and Information: Adjunct Faculty (since 09/2007)
Rutgers University Libraries Technical and Automated Services, Acquisitions Department: Foreign Titles Specialist (01/2003-08/2007)
Institute for Hungarian Studies: Visiting Professor (09/1999-05/2003)

University Medical School of Debrecen, Hungary

Department of Foreign Languages: Language Teacher (09/1984-08/1999)
Library of the Foreign Language Department, Part Time Librarian (09/1984-06/1994)
Library of the Department of Biophysics: Librarian, Language Consultant (09/1982-09/1984)

SERVICE HIGHLIGHTS

EXPERIENCE HIGHLIGHTS

  • Focus on innovation in research support and customized, user-centered library services
  • Direct experience with information technology and digital libraries in an academic/research setting
  • Original research on topics in library and information science, cross-cultural communication, and foreign language acquisition
  • Proven track record of strong leadership skills in diverse positions in the US and Europe
  • 20+ years of management experience in an academic setting
  • 30+ years of instruction both in the classroom and online
  • Mentoring graduate students, career changers, and visiting scholars
  • Strong interest in facilitating successful multicultural work environment

Recent Funding

2015-2016 -- R4R: Reading for Recovery. A Carnegie-Whitney Grant from the American Library Association to create an online collection of titles to complement the support system for people with substance use problems

2015 -- A.A. Heckman Endowed Fellowship (Archive Project at the Hazelden-Betty Ford Foundation)

Editorial Activities

Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs  –   executive board member; field editor (history, infrastructure) since 2015
Substance Abuse Library and Information Studies  – founding editor  (since 2014)
Könyvtári Figyelő [Library Review], Budapest, Hungary  – editorial board member, reviewer (since 2013)
Könyv, könyvtár, könyvtáros [Books, libraries, librarians] – North American correspondent, guest editor (since 2009)
CAS Information Services Newsletter (Rutgers, Center of Alcohol Studies) - founding editor (2007-2016)
Library - Information - Society Newsletter, Budapest, Hungary (KIT Hírlevél) – editor (2011-2012)

Selected Presentations

Information literacy in addiction science. Invited presentation at the Annual Conference of the Hungarian Medical Library Association. May 18, 2017, Budapest, Hungary.

CICAS: Toward a critical framework of information literacy in addiction science. Presented at the 38th Annual SALIS Conference, Denver, CO, May 5, 2016 (with W. Bejarano).

Building a bibliotherapy database. Invited presentation and workshop, University of Pécs, Department of Culture, Library and Information Science, Hungary. April 8, 2016, Budapest, Hungary.

Reading for recovery: A bibliotherapy database in addictions. Invited presentation at the Annual Conference of the Hungarian Medical Library Association. April 7, 2016, Budapest, Hungary.

Publicare neccese est: Red speakers, h-index, and predators of science. Invited presentation at the Eötvös Loránd University, School of Education and Psychology, Hungary. April 6, 2016, Budapest, Hungary.

Profile maintenance: Scholarly portraits on the World Wide Web. Invited presentation at the Eötvös Loránd University, School of Education and Psychology, Hungary. April 6, 2016, Budapest, Hungary.

The Rutgers English Program for Hungarian Refugee Scientists in 1956. Invited talk at the Rutgers 250th Anniversary event: The Cold War at Camp Kilmer: Hungarian ‘56ers, Cubans, and US Refugee Policy in New Jersey. March 2, 2016.

Infiltration: Scholarly social media and publishing addiction science. Invited talk at the Conference of the International Society of Addiction Journal Editors, Budapest, Hungary, August 31 - Sept 2, 30-31, 2015. (with W. Bejarano)

ATOD organizations: How to assess impact and success. Invited talk at the 2nd Annual Meeting of the International Confederation of Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs (ATOD) Research Associations (ICARA), Budapest, Hungary, August 30-31, 2015. (with W. Bejarano)

The Big Book and the Summer School of Alcohol Studies. Summer School of Addiction Studies, New Brunswick, NJ, July 8, 2015. (with W. Bejarano)

Open during renovation: Open science and libraries. Opening presentation of the 37th Annual SALIS Conference, San Diego, CA. April 29-May 1, 2015 (with W. Bejarano)

Image conscious: Simplifying complex data with visualization. Presented at the 37th Annual SALIS Conference, San Diego, CA. April 29-May 1, 2015 (with W. Bejarano)

Language matters: The power of words. Presented at the 37th Annual SALIS Conference, San Diego, CA. April 29-May 1, 2015

Dues and duties: Critical edition of historical bibliographies. Presented at the NJLA 2015, College & University Section Research Forum, Long Branch, NJ, April 22, 2015 (with W. Bejarano)

Bibliotherapy in addiction in Europe and in the United States [In Hungarian]. Invited talk and workshop at the Library of the National Health Center, Budapest, Hungary, April 1, 2015.

Open science, open library [In Hungarian]. Keynote address at the Annual Conference of the Hungarian Medical Library Association. March 27, 2015. Budapest, Hungary.

Scholarly selfies: Author profiles on the Internet from the librarian's perspective [In Hungarian]. Invited presentation in the Library of the Hungarian National Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary, March 26, 2015 (with A. Dudas and W. Bejarano).

Scholarly selfies: Researcher profiles on the web [In Hungarian]. 46th Annual Conference of the Hungarian Library Association. Sopron, Hungary. July 18, 2014. (with A. Dudás and W. Bejarano)

Mystery and speculations: Piecing together E.M. Jellinek’s redemption. Panel presentation at the 36th Annual SALIS Conference, New Brunswick, NJ. May 2, 2014. (with W. Bejarano, C. Bariahtaris, K. Thomas, S. Goldstein, M. Stewart, and R. Roizen)

Envisioning a Hungarian Digital Library [In Hungarian]. Invited plenary address at the 7th World Conference of Hungarian Librarians, May 28-29, 2013, Budapest, Hungary.

Looking forward, looking back: Digitizing the treasure trove of alcohol science. Presentation at the Substance Abuse Librarians and Information Specialists Conference, April 30-May 3, 2013, Berkeley, CA.

Eyewitness to history: Follow up on the Hungarian Scholar Program at Rutgers University. Presentation at the 38th Annual Conference of the American Hungarian Educators’ Association, May 2-5, 2013, New Brunswick, NJ (with M. Stewart and S. Clark).

Close encounters of the third type: Going back to basics of librarianship in the digital age. Library 2.012 Worldwide Virtual Conference, October 3-5, 2012.

This is how we do it: The research library of the 21st century. Presentation at the Substance Abuse Librarians and Information Specialists Conference, May 22-25, Reno, NV, 2012.

‘Imaginary interview’: Differences between librarianship in Hungary and in the United States [In Hungarian]. Invited presentation at the INFORMATIO SCIENTIFICA – INFORMATIO MEDICATA 2011 conference, Budapest, Hungary, September 21-23, 2011.

American libraries for information literacy [In Hungarian]. Invited plenary presentation and full-day workshop at the National Széchényi Library, December 2, 2010, Budapest, Hungary.

Special library services: Practical bibliometrics. Rutgers University Libraries SAPAC Brown Bag Series Presentation, October 12, 2010, New Brunswick, NJ. (with P. Candon, J. Cox, & M. Stewart)

Are we on the same page? Bibliometrics on the move. Substance Abuse Librarians and Information Specialists Conference, April 26-28, 2010, New York, NY.

Journal metrics: A citation analysis project at the Center of Alcohol Studies Library. Rutgers University, State of the Libraries Digital and Analog Showcase, November 12, 2009 (with P. Candon, J. Cox, M. Stewart, and N. Frisone)

Making a difference: The impact of scholarly publication in addiction. Presentation at the 21st Elisad Annual meeting, Budapest, Hungary, October 8-10, 2009 (with P. Candon).

Beyond survival: The research library in the 21st century. Substance Abuse Librarians and Information Specialists Conference, Seattle, WA, May 6-11, 2008.

Q&A bilingually: A framework for intercultural research. Annual Conference of the American Hungarian Educators’ Association, Pittsburgh, May 10, 2008. (with S. Clark)

All roads lead to …Options and variety in learning Hungarian. Conference of American Hungarian Educators’ Association, St. John’s University, New York, NY, April 19-21, 2007. (with S. Clark)

Integrating culture in the Hungarian language course at college level. Conference of American Hungarian Educators’ Association, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, April 27-30. (with G. Molnár).

Current trends in instructional design for medical informatics [In Hungarian]. Information technology in Higher Education. Debrecen, Hungary, August 24-26, 2005. (with L. Agócs and T. Molnár).