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Carolyn Caffrey

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Carolyn Caffrey
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2nd floor LIB South 2037M
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Instruction & Assessment Coordinator, Associate Librarian

As our library's instruction and assessment coordinator, I lead the library's information literacy program including our LIB 151 course and assessment. I also partner with colleagues and departments in the library to assess our services.

Education
MLS, Indiana University, 2011
BA Feminist Studies, UC Santa Cruz, 2009

Select Publications
with White-Farnham, J., (2023). Examining our roots: The origins and evolution of outreach in academic libraries, 1958-2020. Journal of Library Outreach and Engagement, Vol. 3.

with Galoozis, E., & Halpern, R. (Eds.) (July 2020). Hidden architectures of information literacy programs: Structures, practices, and contexts. ACRL.

with Clarke, M.(2020). No-show at the reference desk: Perceptions of appointments. Reference Services Review, 48(2), 319-332. https://doi.org/10.1108/RSR-01-2020-0004

(2019). Teaching algorithmic bias in a credit-bearing course. International Information & Library Review, 51(4). 321-327. https://doi.org/10.1080/10572317.2019

with Galoozis, E. (2018). False narratives of generational difference in academic libraries: Towards an intersectional approach. The Library Quarterly: Information, Community, Policy, 88(2), 177-192. https://doi.org/10.1086/696582

with Halpern, R. (2016). At odds with assessment: Being a critical educator within the academy. In N. Pagowsky & K. McElroy (Eds.), Critical library pedagogy handbook vol. 1 (pp. 41-53). ACRL.

with White-Farnham, J. (2014). “She has a vocabulary I just don’t have”: Faculty culture and information literacy collaboration. Collaborative Librarianship, 5(4), 235–242. https://digitalcommons.du.edu/collaborativelibrarianship/vol5/iss4/3

Teaching
LIB 151: Fundamentals of Information Literacy
UNV 101: Hackers, Pirates, and Robots - Finding and Using Information in the Digital Age

My Guides

Last update: May 16, 2024 68 views
All About Peer Review
Last update: Feb 5, 2024 634 views
Anthropology
Last update: Jul 16, 2024 65 views
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Political Science
Last update: May 16, 2024 115 views
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Psychology
Last update: Jul 22, 2024 1367 views
Publication Metrics
Last update: Oct 18, 2023 155 views
Seed Library
Last update: Aug 7, 2023 346 views
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Sociology
Last update: Jul 17, 2024 45 views
Sustainability
Last update: May 29, 2024 359 views
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