Adam T. Beauchamp



Adam T. Beauchamp


Research & Instruction Librarian (Social Sciences)


(504) 247-1785


Center for Library User Education (CLUE)


The Research & Instruction Librarian for the Social Sciences provides a range of services to support the teaching, learning, and research needs of faculty and students, particularly those in the social science disciplines.  These services include classroom instruction, online resource guides, and research assistance in the Learning Commons and remotely via e-mail, phone, or online chat.

Working with the Chief Bibliographer for Social Sciences & Government Publications, the Research & Instruction Librarian contributes to maintaining the collections of Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, with primary responsibility for materials in Anthropology.

Degrees & Professional Certifications

MLIS, Library and Information Science (Louisiana State University)

MA, History (Tulane University)

BA, History (Niagara University)

Professional Affiliations

American Library Association (ALA)

Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL)
    Anthropology & Sociology Section (ANSS)
    Instruction Section (IS)

Professional Activities


"The Information Laboratory: Using Active Learning in the Library to Enhance Classroom Objectives." NOLA Information Literacy Collective, Forum 2013. New Orleans, LA , August 2013.

"Early Returns: Notes on a Programmatic Approach to Information Literacy Instruction in Sociology."  American Library Association Midwinter Meeting. Seattle, WA, January 2013.


"Beyond the One-Shot: Advantages of a Programmatic Approach to Information Literacy Instruction." ANSS Currents 27 no. 2 (Fall 2012): 23-26. (


Professional Interests

  • Information literacy instruction
  • Teaching and learning disciplinary and interdisciplinary research skills
  • Role of commercial information technologies in student learning and critical thinking
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