Describe yourself in three words

Collaborative, motivated, creative.

What are you reading (or listening to on your mobile device)?

I am reading Freire’s Pedagogy of the Oppressed and Library Service Design: A LITA Guide to Holistic Assessment, Insight, and Improvement by Joe J. Marquez and Annie Downey.

Describe ACRL in three words:

Motivating, learning, community.

What do you value about ACRL?

I value the ability to connect and work with leading librarians across the country on issues that I face in my own work.

What do you as an academic librarian contribute to your campus?

As the Education and Social Sciences Librarian, I collaborate with faculty to teach and develop information literacy instruction for a range of undergraduate to doctoral students. My aim is to make the library and information literacy concepts accessible for all students and to ensure that they have a positive, impactful user experience.

In your own words

Making research an engaging and relevant process can be difficult but the rewards are entirely worth the work.

Title:Education and Social Sciences Librarian

Workplace:University of St. Thomas

Location:Minneapolis, MN