This blog was originally created for an ACRL preconference: Action Research: How to easily incorporate evidence-based librarianship into your professional practice for the ALA Annual Conference 2011 in New Orleans. Parts of the blog were updated when it was used for a preconference, Action Research: Using Data to Change, Invigorate, and Inspire your Work, at the CARL Conference 2012.
Stephanie Rosenblatt is the Instruction Coordinator and Education Librarian at the Pollak Library at California State University, Fullerton. As an instruction/reference librarian, she works with everyone from incoming freshmen to doctoral candidates. She also coordinates the Curriculum Materials Center where she gets to dabble in access services and collection development. Her research interests include examining student work product in order to understand not only what information sources her students are using but how they are using them. She can be contacted at email@example.com
April Cunningham is the Library Instruction Coordinator at Saddleback College in Mission Viejo, California. She develops supplemental and credit curriculum, assesses student learning outcomes, and also supports other faculty in their efforts to develop students’ academic literacy. As a member of the Educational Planning & Assessment committee she leads the campus effort to assess the general education information competency requirement. She is working on an EDD in Educational Leadership in order to become a more skilled faculty leader. Her research will conceptualize the structural conditions that influence community college librarians’ contributions to student learning. She can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Virginia Allison is an Associate Research Librarian for Visual Arts at
The University of California, Irvine. Her subject specialties are
Studio Art, Art History, Film & Media Studies and Dance. She arrived at Irvine in
2008 after serving as Assistant Librarian/Visual Resources Curator at
Watkins College of Art & Design in Nashville, TN. Virginia serves as the chair of UC Irvine Libraries Image Services Team, where she is helping to integrate visual literacy standards into the outreach mission of the the libraries. Her research interests are in visual literacy and data visualization.
Virginia Allison. Research Librarian for Visual Arts and Dance. University of California, Irvine. email@example.com
Click here to see Virginia’s blog, Grass Roots Visual Literacy.