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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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Information Literacy Coordinator, Associate Librarian
NBS Social Sciences Librarian

As the librarian for social and behavioral sciences within CNBS I provide research assistance on all parts of the research process including accessing psychological tests and measures, finding scholarly articles, and APA citation. I partner with faculty on integrating information literacy across the curriculum and designing in-person lessons and online tutorials for specific courses. I also curate collections for my liaison areas and can provide support with the scholarly publication process. As the information literacy coordinator, I lead the library's information literacy program including our LIB 151 course and assessment.

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

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

Clarke, M. & Gardner, C.C. (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

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

Gardner, C.C. & 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

Gardner, C.C. & Gardner, G.J. (2017). Fast and furious (at publishers): The motivations behind crowdsourced research sharing. College and Research Libraries, 78(2), 131-149. https://doi.org/10.5860/crl.78.2.131

Gardner, C.C. & 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.

Gardner, C. C., & 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

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Psychology
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Publication Metrics
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Seed Library
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Sociology
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