Groom, D. & O’Connell, J. (2018) Digital games: Providing unique literacy challenges in childhood in J.Parker & K. Reedy (Eds). Digital literacy unpacked, Facet. (in publication)
O’Connell, J. (2017). Mastering the art of digital scholarship: from mind to mind. Scan, 35(4), pp. 39-45.
O’Connell, J. (2017). School Libraries. In I. Abdullahi (Ed). Global Library and Information Science: A textbook for students and educators. Berlin, Boston: De Gruyter Saur.
Deravin, L., Bourke, G., Mozer, M. & O’Connell, J. (2017). Using technology to prepare students for new graduate interviews. September. Australasian Nurse Educator Conference, Christchurch New Zealand (September).
Dalgarno, B., Croft-Piggin, L., Klapdor, T., Hunter, C., Lindsay, J., O’Connell, J., & Purkis, J. (2017, February). University-wide transformation underpinned by an innovative online learning model. Paper presented at the Open and Distance Learning Association of Australia (ODLAA) Conference, Melbourne, Vic.
Gregory, S., Gregory, B., McDonald,M., Nikolic, S., Farley, H., O’Connell, J., Butler, D., Jacka, L., Grant,S., Jegathesan, J.J., McGrath, N., Rudra, A., Stokes – Thompson, F., Sukunesan, S., Zagami, J., Sim, J., Schutt, S., Gaukrodger, B., Hearns., M. & Irving, L. (2016). Exploring virtual world innovations and design through learner voices. In S. Barker, S. Dawson, A. Pardo, & C. Colvin (Eds.), Show Me The Learning. Proceedings ASCILITE 2016 Adelaide (pp. 245 -254).
O’Connell, J. (2016). Networked participatory online learning and challenges for academic integrity in higher education. International Journal for Educational Integrity . 12:4 DOI=10.1007/s40979-016-0009-7
O’Connell, J. (2016). Digital Scholarship powered by reflection and reflective practice through the use of an ePortfolio approach to course design in Higher Education. In Connecting learning to the future (pp. 25-34). EPortfolios Australia Forum 2016, 28-29 September, Sydney Conservatorium of Music, The University of Sydney.
O’Connell, J. (2016). Leadership for global learning – A reflection on higher education experiences in Australia. In J. Lindsay (Ed.), The global educator
leveraging technology for collaborative learning & teaching. Arlington, VA: International Society for Technology in Education.
Gregory, S., Gregory, B., Wood, D., O’Connell, J., Grant, S., Hillier, M., … & Nikolic, S. (2015). New applications, new global audiences: Educators repurposing and reusing 3D virtual and immersive learning resources. In Australasian Society for Computers in Learning and Tertiary Education (ascilite) (pp. 121-133). Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education.
O’Connell, J., Bales, J., & Mitchell, P. (2015). Literature in digital environments: changes and emerging trends in Australian school libraries (pp.358). In The school library rocks: Living it, learning it, loving it. Forum on research in school librarianship, Maastricht: IASL.
O’Connell, J., Bales, J., & Mitchell, P. (2015). [R]Evolution in reading cultures: 2020 vision for school libraries, The Australian Library Journal, DOI:
O’Connell, J. (2015). Learning like a ninja [online]. Incite, 36(8) 8, pp. 26.
O’Connell, J. (2014). A multidisciplinary focus on 21st century digital learning environments: new program at CSU. In B. Hegarty, J. McDonald, & S.-K. Loke (Eds.), Rhetoric and Reality: Critical perspectives on educational technology. Proceedings ascilite Dunedin 2014 (pp. 201-210).
O’Connell, J. (2014). Developing online Master’s programs for teacher-librarians: A focus on 21st century digital learning environments. In The school library in the knowledge society: use of cognitive technologies, form creative person. Proceedings of IASL, Moscow 2014 (pp.191-208).
O’Connell, J. (2014). Researchers perspective: Is teacher librarianship in crisis in digital environments. An Australian perspective. School Libraries Worldwide. 20(1).
O’Connell, J. (2013). Joining the technological dots. Incite. 34(11,12). p. 17.
O’Connell, J. (2013). Knowledge flow and the power of networks – a powerhouse of innovation. ACCESS. 27(4). November, 8-10.
O’Connell, J. (2013). Working with technology is more than a trivial pursuit. LINK: Connecting Commonwealth Librarians. Issue 18 October. 4-5.
O’Connell, J. (2013). RDA for school libraries: The next generation in cataloguing. ACCESS. 27(3), 4-6.
O’Connell, J. (2013). Be web savvy to keep up with Generation Z. TES Connect, Times Education Supplement, UK.
O’Connell, J. (2013). It’s all about the memories. Splash, ABC. Webpage.
O’Connell, J. (2012). Change has arrived at an iSchool library near you, in P.Godwin & J. Parker (Ed.) Information literacy beyond Library 2.0. London:Facet Publishing, UK.
O’Connell, J. (2012). Is school librarianship in crisis and should we be talking about it? ALIA Biennial Conference. 13 July.
O’Connell, J. (2012). So you think they can learn? Scan, Vol 31. May, 5-11.
O’Connell, J. (2012). Learning without frontiers: School libraries and meta-literacy in action. ACCESS, March, 4-7.
O’Connell, J. (2012). Agencies of change. Incite, 33(7).
O’Connell, J. (2012). Teacher librarians stepping into the third space. Incite, 33(10).
O’Connell, J. (2012). Content curation is the new black. Collected, Issue 6 SLANZA.
O’Connell, J. (2012). Building a vibrant future for school library conversations. Connections, Issue 83, School Catalogue Information Service.
O’Connell, J. (2012). Rules of engagement in the digital age. Splash, ABC. Webpage.
O’Connell, J. (2012). Digitisation of content – Modern Australian libraries in action. Goethe Institute. Webpage.
O’Connell, J. (2011). What is Web 3.0. the next generation semantic web. Part 1. Scan, 30(3) 35-37.
O’Connell, J. (2011). Web 3.0: Preparing our students for tomorrow’s world. Part 2. Scan, 30(4) 37-42.
O’Connell, J. (2011). Body in the Library’: A cross-curriculum transliteracy project, in L.Marquardt & D. Oberg (Ed.) Global Perspectives on School Libraries: Projects and Practices, Berlin, New York : De Gruyter Saur.
O’Connell, J. (2011). Virtual Worlds are genuinely real spaces for learning. Virtual worlds are genuinely real spaces for learning’, Access, 24(4).
O’Connell, J. (2010). Kindle-ing discussion about learning, Synergy, 8(1).
O’Connell, J. (2010). Het 21ste-eeuwse klaslokaal, Media Coach, January, No. 1.
O’Connell, J. (2008). What’s that Sound? ‘Tweet’: New perspectives on leadership and learning, Access, 22(4), 23-25.
O’Connell, J. (2008) School library 2.0: new skills, new knowledge, new futures in P.Godwin & J. Parker (Ed) Information Literacy meets Library 2.0., Facet Publishing, UK. 51-62.
O’Connell, J. (2007). Learning is a multimodal conversation. Blogger’s Cafè, Leading & Learning with Technology, International Society of Technology in Education.
O’Connell, J. (2007). Engaging the Google generation through Web 2.0. School Librarian 55, no. 2 (Summer 2007): 68-70.
O’Connell, J. (2007). The Future of SciFi never looked So GOOD, Viewpoint, 15(2).
O’Connell, J. (2007). Engaging the Google Generation through Web 2.0, Scan, 25(3).
O’Connell, J. (2007). Engaging the Google Generation through Library 2.0, Scan, 25(4).
O’Connell, J. (2007). Web 2.0 Learning and Teaching. Catholic Schools UPDATE , Parramatta Diocese.
O Connell, J. (2002). Extending the reach of the school library, School Libraries Worldwide, 8, 21-26.
O’Connell, J. (1999). From scrolls to scrolling: Where to with reading now?. Orana, 36, 27-32.
Todd, R.J. & O’Connell, J. (1999). Teachers as learners: transformational leadership and autonomous learning in an electronic age. Scan 18(3) August, 41-47.
O’Connell, J. (1999). Transformational leadership: Learning in an electronic age. Best Practice in Schools Project, DEETYA.
O’Connell, J. and Henri, J. (1997). Information Literacy: Teacher’s Perspectives of the Information Process. in Lighthall, L., & Haycock, K. (1997). Information Rich but Knowledge Poor? Emerging Issues for Schools and Libraries Worldwide. Research and Professional Papers Presented at the Annual Conference of the International Association of School Librarianship Held in Conjunction with the Association for Teacher-Librarianship in Canada (26th, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, July 6-11, 1997).
O’Connell, J. (1997). An audio-visual vade mecum. [Review of the book Multimedia information resources, by Paul McNally]. The Australian Library Journal, 46(4) p. 438.