Library & Information Science Research Article


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 […]

15 August 2018

SLA 2018 Poster Presentation

Presentations and Talks

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 […]

7 June 2018

Profiles of Academic Library Services for International Students


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 […]

8 May 2018

Charleston Conference Talk

Presentations and Talks

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 […]

10 November 2017

ASIS&T Visual Presentation

Presentations and Talks

I will be presenting my research as a visual presentation during the President’s Reception at the ASIS&T Annual Meeting. Come talk to me about my poster,  Stress, Adaptation, Growth: International Students’ Approaches to Scholarly Research and Academic Integrity, at 18:30 EDT on Monday, October 30th. You can check out the poster and additional materials below. Poster […]

26 October 2017

ALA 2017 Poster Presentation

Presentations and Talks

Claire Wiley, Meggan Houlihan and I will be presenting our poster, Synthesizing the LIS research on international graduate students, at the American Library Association 2017 Annual Conference in Chicago, IL. You can check out our poster and handout below, but it will be MUCH more fun to come chat with us at 10:30AM on Sunday, June […]

15 June 2017

Reference Services Review Special Issue


In 2017, Reference Services Review will publish a special issue on “Transfer Students and Students in Transition.” Meggan Houlihan, Claire Walker Wiley and I have contributed an article focused on the information literacy research in our systematic review of the LIS literature on international students. The issue will be published in February of 2017, and our […]

27 September 2016

Systematic Review: International Students and Academic Libraries


Claire Wiley (Belmont University), Meggan Houlihan (New York University – Abu Dhabi), and I conducted a systematic review of the LIS literature about international students and academic libraries. Our findings will be published in College & Research Libraries in May of 2017, but the preprint is available here: Abstract This study is a systematic review of the […]

2 June 2016

European Conference on Information Literacy

Presentations and Talks

In October 2015, I traveled to Tallinn, Estonia to attend in the European Conference on Information Literacy (ECIL). I participated in the doctoral forum, presenting the preliminary results of my dissertation work (International students and academic integrity: Global perspectives on a complex issue). Meggan Houlihan, First-Year Experience and Instruction Librarian at NYU Abu Dhabi, and I gave a talk […]

15 November 2015