ResponsibilitesThe Scholarly Engagement 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 Coordinator for Scholarly Resources for Social Sciences & Government Publications, the Scholarly Engagement Librarian contributes to maintaining the collections of Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, with primary responsibility for materials in Anthropology, Education, Gender & Sexuality Studies, and Sociology.
Forthcoming: “Charting a New Course: New Horizons in For-credit Information Literacy Instruction in the Disciplines.” Panel presentation with Rosalind Tedford (organizer) et al. at the Association of College and Research Libraries Conference, Baltimore, MD, March 2017.
“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.
“Teaching Foundational Data Skills in the Library.” Co-authored with Christine Murray. In Databrarianship: The Academic Data Librarian in Theory and Practice, edited by Linda Kellam and Kristi Thompson. Chicago: Association of College and Research Libraries, 2015.
“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
Assessment in libraries
History and sociology of science