ResponsibilitiesThe 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 both in the Learning Commons and remotely via e-mail, phone, or online chat. In collaboration 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 and Sociology.
“Promoting Data Literacy at the Grassroots: Teaching & Learning with Data in the Undergraduate Curriculum .“ Co-presented with Christine Murray. Presentation at the Association of College and Research Libraries Conference, Portland, OR, April 2015.
“Getting to Know the Framework for Information Literacy: An Introduction & Discussion.” Co-presented with Jennifer Corbin. Presentation at the NOLA Information Literacy Collective Forum, New Orleans, LA, August 2014.
“Primary Colors: The Art of Teaching and Learning with Primary Sources in the Library.” Presentation at the LOEX 2014 Conference, Grand Rapids, MI, May 2014.
"The Information Laboratory: Using Active Learning in the Library to Enhance Classroom Objectives." Presentation at the NOLA Information Literacy Collective Forum. New Orleans, LA , August 2013.
"Early Returns: Notes on a Programmatic Approach to Information Literacy Instruction in Sociology." Presentation at the American Library Association Midwinter Meeting. Seattle, WA, January 2013.
“A Curricular Approach to Information Literacy Instruction in Sociology: A Case Study.” In Curriculum-Based Library Instruction: From Cultivating Faculty Relationships to Assessment, edited by Amy Blevins and Megan Inman, 205-210. Lanham, Md.: Rowman & Littlefield, 2014.
"Beyond the One-Shot: Advantages of a Programmatic Approach to Information Literacy Instruction." ANSS Currents 27 no. 2 (Fall 2012): 23-26. (http://anssacrl.files.wordpress.com/2010/09/anss-currents-fall-2012-1.pdf)
Professional InterestsInformation literacy instruction
Librarianship through the lense of social epistemology and the history of science