Posts

NE-ASIS&T Travel Award – Student, 2018

I’m very excited to receive NE-ASIS&T Annual Travel Award for the Student category.  Here is the essay I wrote in order to receive the award: Throughout my professional practice, ASIS&T has been an integral part of my research and my central source for networking opportunities. At the 2018 Annual Meeting, I plan on attending multiple … Continue reading NE-ASIS&T Travel Award – Student, 2018

Beautiful Messiness: A Research Portfolio

I just turned in my first research portfolio as a doctoral student. It’s a beautiful mess, complete with a front page typo, that you can view here. In this semester, I tried to form a basis for future research, which involved a lot of reading about how different people define (or do not define) “information” … Continue reading Beautiful Messiness: A Research Portfolio

My First PhD Presentation

For our cohort’s first course together, I gave my first presentation about my PhD research yesterday. It’s nothing brilliant, and I feel rather like this guy, but still wanted to share. The slides and notes are publicly available, which may be a terrible idea from a grant-competitive perspective, but I don’t consider my doctorate to … Continue reading My First PhD Presentation

Teaching students metaliteracy by creating an undergraduate research journal

The chapter is here! The chapter is here! Last year, my students and colleagues (and students-who-are-now-colleagues) and I collaborated on a chapter for the 2017 ACRL publication Undergraduate Research and the Academic Librarian: Case Studies and Best Practices, edited by Merinda Kaye Hensley and Stephanie Davis-Kahl. We are so excited to announce that the chapter … Continue reading Teaching students metaliteracy by creating an undergraduate research journal

Dissertation formation: a LIS reading list

In April, I accepted an offer to pursue a doctorate in Library and Information Science at Simmons College in Boston, Massachusetts. The transition of moving to the Northeast from the Gulf Coast, combined with a summer spent working a variety of LIS jobs in fields ranging from digital archives to software technology, has kept me … Continue reading Dissertation formation: a LIS reading list