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Amy E. Gibson
Research & Instruction Librarian and Professor
105 - J.D. Williams Library

My role:

As a Research and Instruction Librarian, I serve as the liaison to African American Studies, Legal Studies (Criminal Justice), Gender Studies, Military Studies and Southern Studies. I answer questions at the reference desk, teach library instruction classes, order materials for my liaison areas, and meet with students and faculty for research consultations.

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Bachelor of Arts, English Major, 1992 Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo, MI

Master of Library and Information Science, 1999 School of Library and Information Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI

Doctor of Philosophy in Higher Education, 2009 University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS

Research Interests:

Information Literacy; Assessment; Student Learning Outcomes; Information Seeking Needs/Behaviors; Focus Groups; Leadership in Higher Education.

Selected Publications and Presentations:

Mark, Amy E. (2011). Privileging peer review: Implications for undergraduates. Invited column. Communications in Information Literacy 5(1), 4-8.

Mark, Amy E. (2011). Format as a False Judge of Credibility: Messages from Librarians and Faculty and Student Responses. Communications in Information Literacy 5(1), 21-37.

Kellum, Kate, Mark, Amy E. & Debra Riley-Huff (2011). Development, assessment and use of an online plagiarism tutorial. Library Hi Tech 29(4), 641-654.

Mark, Amy E. (2008). Educational technology funding models. AACE Journal 16(4), 405-424.

Kuh, George, Boruff-Jones, Polly D. & Amy E. Mark (2006). Engaging students in the first year of college: Why academic librarians matter.” L.L. Hardesty (ED.). The Library and the First-Year Experience. Columbia, SC: National Resource Center on the First-Year Experience and Transitions. Book Chapter.

Mark, Amy E. (2005). Libraries without walls: An internship at Oshkosh Correctional Institution library. Behavioral and Social Sciences Librarian, 23(2), 97-111.

Mark, Amy E. & Boruff-Jones, Polly D. (2003). Information literacy and student engagement: What the National Survey of Student Engagement reveals about your campus. College and Research Libraries, 64(6), 480-493.

Choinski, Elizabeth, Mark, Amy E. & Murphey, Missy. (2003). Assessment with rubrics: An efficient and objective means of assessing student outcomes in an information resources class.​ portal, 3(4), 563-575.​

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