Claire Walker Wiley, Meggan Houlihan, and I wrote a chapter for the recent ACRL publication, Reflections on practitioner research: a practical guide for information professionals. You can find our chapter here: “Evidence-based practice in LIS: the systematic review.”
Rachel Borchardt and I published an article in Evidence Based Library & Information Practice. Citation and abstract are below. Citation Click, A. B., & Borchardt, R. (2019). Library supported open access funds: criteria, impact, and viability. Evidence Based Library and Information Practice, 14(4), 21-37. https://doi.org/10.18438/eblip29623 Abstract Objective – This study analyzes scholarly publications supported by library […]
I was asked to speak on a panel at the American Library Association’s Annual Conference in June 2019. The panel was called Leaning international: Stories from the field, and included six librarians who had worked abroad in school and university libraries all over the world.
In June, Meggan Houlihan, Claire Wiley and I attended EBLIP (Evidence Based Library and Information Practice) in Glasgow, Scotland. We led a preconference workshop, Information overload: Using the systematic review to support evidence-based practice, and gave a talk about our most recent systematic review, Distilling the evidence: A systematic review of business information literacy. You can find the workbook from […]
Claire Wiley, Meggan Houlihan and I received the BRASS Emerald Research Grant Award for our multi-method study of business information literacy and the ACRL Framework. You can see the RUSA announcement here.
In 2018, I worked with Public Affairs Librarian, Olivia Ivey, to conduct a one-question assessment exploring how library services and spaces support our business and public affairs communities. We wrote up our findings for SLA‘s Information Outlook. You can read “Building an impact narrative” here!
Recently, I published “International graduate students in the United States: Research processes and challenges” in Library and Information Science Research. If you don’t have access to this journal, let me know and I’ll be happy to share the manuscript with you. The abstract is below: International students enrolled in graduate programs in the United States struggle […]
In the spring of 2018, I conducted an assessment project to explore the impact of library support and services for American University business school students, faculty, and staff. Inspired by a project at the University of Washington, a one-question qualitative survey designed using critical incident technique asked respondents to share stories about their experiences with […]
I wrote a series of academic library profiles on library services and support for international students, published by Primary Research Group. The report profiles the efforts of 6 colleges and universities in the United States to develop library programs that specifically cater to international students, fostering information literacy and student experience and retention objectives. The […]
Rachel Borchardt (Science Librarian, American University) and I gave a talk about our research on library open access funds. Sessions details and link to materials are below: Follow the Money: An exploratory study of open access publishing funds’ impact Academic libraries have been supporting researchers with open access funds since 2005, and more libraries join […]