2006-2008: Interim Head, City Planning and Landscape Architecture Library, UIUC.
2001-2002: Continuing Part-time Reference Librarian, Danville Area Community College.
1999-2001: Assistant Professor, Business Reference Librarian, Texas A&M University.
1995-1998: Assistant Professor, User Services Librarian, University of Colorado-Colorado Springs.
1990-1995: Business Librarian, Kansas City Kansas Public Library.
1989-1990: Library Instruction Teaching Assistant, University of Missouri-Columbia.
1990: CD-ROM Monitor, University of Missouri-Columbia.
1990 - Master of Library Science: University of Missouri-Columbia.
1986 - Master of Public Administration: University of Missouri-Kansas City.
1980 - Bachelor of Arts in History: University of Missouri-Kansas City.
Awards and Distinctions
2003. Reference Research Review, Reference and User Services Association/Reference Services Section (RUSA/RSS) Research & Statistics Committee (2003-4) highlighting 14 selected works in the literature including Zumalt, Smith and Song, "Cost of Living Calculators on the Web."
1999. Reference Research Review. Annotated list selected by Reference and User Services Association/Management and Operation of User Services (RUSA/MOUSS) Research & Statistics Committee (1999-2000) highlighting 16 selected works in the literature including Zumalt-Pasicznyuk, "The Internet and Reference Services: A Real-World Test of Internet Utility."
August 1990. University of Missouri-Columbia, Graduate Student Acheivement Award.
May 1980. University of Missouri-Kansas City, History Department Award.
2007: International Federation of Agricultural Journalists.
2006: UIUC Scholar's Travel Fund, International Federation of Agricultural Journalists Executive Meeting, Berlin, Germany.
2006: International Federation of Agricultural Journalists.
Zumalt, Joseph R. and Alison Konieczny. "What Do I Hear - EBay's Utility in a Library." Public Libraries (March/April 2008): 64-71.
Zumalt, Joseph R. "Identifying the Core Periodical Literature of the Agricultural Communications Documentation Center." Journal of Agricultural & Food Information, 8/3 (2007): 43-63.
Zumalt, Joseph R. "Recognition Technology: Has It Come of Age?" Information Technology and Libraries, 24/4 (2005): 180-185.
Zumalt, Joseph R. "A Primer on Agricultural Communications for Student, Librarians and Researchers." Journal of Agricultural & Food Information, 5/1 (2003): 25-33.
Zumalt, Joseph R., Rebecca A. Smith and Yoo-Seong Song. "Cost-of-Living Calculators on the Web: An Empirical Snapshot." Reference & User Services Quarterly, 42/2 (2003): 155-164.
Zumalt, Joseph R. and Rebecca A. Smith. "Internet Reference Service: General Sources and Trends." Journal of Library Administration 30:3/4 (2000): 335-350.
Zumalt, Joseph R. and Robert W. Pasicznyuk. "The Internet and Reference Services: A Real-World Test of Internet Utility. Reference & User Services Quarterly, 38/2 (1998): 165-172.
Zumalt, Joe. "The Internet Archive: How You Can Look Into the Web's Past and Plan Your Future." IFAJ News, November/December 2008.
Zumalt, Joe.""Open" Resources for the Agricultural Journalist." IFAJ News, May/June 2008.
Zumalt, Joe. "Wikipedia: A Multi-Lingual, Multi-Subject Resource Created by Potentially Anyone and Everyone." IFAJ News, December/January 2008.
Zumalt, Joe. "AGRIS: An FAO Information Resource for the Agricultural Journalist. IFAJ News, December/January 2008.
Zumalt, Joe. "AGROVOC: A Multilingual Resource for Agricultural Journalists." IFAJ News, July/August (2007).
Zumalt, Joseph R. "Finding Local Library Salaries: Not Just Black Box Web Sites." Library Worklife, February (2006).
Zumalt, Joseph R. "JAL Guide to Software, Courseware, and CD-ROM: DragonNaturally Speaking Preferred." Journal of Academic Librarianship 24(5) (September 1998): 431.
Pasicznyuk, Robert W. and Joseph R. Zumalt. "JAL Guide to Software, Courseware, and CD-ROM: Four Internet Browsers--A Review." Journal of Academic Librarianship 22(2) (March 1996): 163-164.
Zumalt, Joseph R., "Agricultural Communications and Information Services: A Library Primer." Contributed Papers session of the Food, Agriculture and Nutrition Division of the 9th Annual Convention of the Special Libraries Association, New York, NY: June 7-12, 2003.
Zumalt, Joseph R. and Robert W. Pasicznyuk. "The Internet & Reference Services: A Utility Test." American Library Association Annual Convention, San Francisco, CA: June 28, 1997.
American Agricultural Editors Association.
Agricultural Economics Research Organization (AERO).
Special Libraries Association.
Food Agriculture and Nutrition (FAN) Division.
Agricultural Network Information Center.
American Library Association.
Reference & User Services Association.
Association of College & Research Libraries.
United States Agricultural Information Network (USAIN).