The collection highlights some of the publications and presentations of Ted Smith, Associate Professor and Assistant Head, Document Center at the University of Oregon Libraries.*

Current research interests:
Government information policy
Social/cultural impacts of the Internet
Uses of technology in the research process
Baseball in post-World War II American culture

Document Center
1299 Knight Library
University of Oregon
Eugene, Oregon 97403


Phone: 541-346-1884
Fax: 541-346-3485

Recent Submissions

  • Researching the National Pastime 

    Smith, Ted D.; Watson, Mark R. (Mark Randall) (2006-01-24)
    An essay describing an introductory college course on research methods that uses baseball as a subject focus. The work details the authors’ experience in teaching the course and explains the theory behind using baseball ...
  • Security versus Freedom of Information: An Enduring Conflict in Federal Information Policy 

    Smith, Ted D. (Oregon Library Association, 2002-12)
    Analyzes the U.S. government's response to the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in terms of its effect on government information policy. Places the response in historical context and discusses the ongoing tension ...
  • From "Govdocs" to Cyberspace: The Transformation of Government Information 

    Smith, Ted D. (Oregon Library Association, 1998-06)
    Survey of how the widespread adoption of computer technologies and the Internet in the waning years of the Twentieth Century has had profound effects on the ways in which government information is distributed and used.