Empirical Librarians Conference

Presentations and Talks

In February 2015, North Carolina A&T hosted the inaugural Empirical Librarians Symposium. Emily Vardell, Leslie Thomson, John D. Martin III, and I led a panel on research methods for library and information science, covering focus groups, surveys, participant observation, and interviews. Resources from our panel, Conducting LIS Research: The Method in our Madness, are available on […]

7 June 2015

Libri Article


The results of my academic integrity study have been published in Libri. Click, A. “Taking something that is not your right”: Egyptian students’ perceptions of academic integrity. Libri: International Journal of Libraries and Information Services, 64(2), 109-123. Abstract: This study explores the perceptions of Egyptian undergraduate students at The American University in Cairo, an American-style private university […]

29 May 2014

International Center for Academic Integrity Annual Conference Presentation

Presentations and Talks

I have been collaborating with Claire Walker, Research & Instruction Librarian at Belmont University, to conduct a study on student perceptions of academic integrity. Specifically, we were  interested in examining how and why students from different cultures differ in their perspectives on these issues. We collected data via online questionnaire from students at a private Christian university […]

31 March 2014

Leadership Development Scholars

Awards and Recognition

I was selected as  a member of the first cohort of Leadership Development Scholars by the UNC Graduate School. The program involves the implementation of a proposed professional development project, participation in a leadership workshop, and the creation of a personalized leadership development plan. I will be organizing and moderating a panel discussion with prominent leaders in […]

3 January 2014

AMICAL Annual Conference

Presentations and Talks

The AMICAL (American International Consortium of Academic Libraries) 2013 Annual Conference took place June 12-15 at John Cabot University in Rome, Italy. I gave a talk titled “Cross-Campus Collaboration for Academic Integrity,” addressing the ways that librarians, teaching faculty, administrators, and IT staff, can collaborate to ensure that undergraduate and graduate students understand academic integrity and develop […]

16 June 2013

LOEX 2013

Presentations and Talks

Claire Walker, Research & Instruction Librarian, and I used the photovoice method to conduct a comparative study about student perceptions of academic integrity issues at Belmont University and the American University of Cairo. We presented our findings at LOEX 2013, a library instruction conference, in a talk called “Picture This! Instruction Librarians Promoting Academic Integrity.” […]

16 May 2013

Arab Spring Talk

Presentations and Talks

Cleveland State Community College was one of the recipient libraries of the Muslim Journeys grant, supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Library Association. As part of the promotion for Muslim Journeys, the CSCC library invited me to give a talk called The Arab Spring: Social Movements & Social Networks. You can […]

16 April 2013

Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy

Presentations and Talks

Along with Claire Walker, Reference & Instruction Librarian at Belmont University, I gave a presentation called Authentic Teaching: Lessons from Instruction Librarians at the Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy. The Conference took place at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, VA on 6-8 February 2013. Abstract: Librarians, like many scholars, often leave graduate school with little teaching […]

29 March 2013