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Cecelia Parks
Research and Instruction Librarian and Assistant Professor
105 - J.D. Williams Library
 

My role:

As a research and instruction librarian, I work with the departments of History and Political Science as well as the Lott Leadership Institute and the Croft Institute to provide instruction, support faculty and student research, and develop collections.  I also provide general reference services and teach a variety of instruction sessions for first year students.  Additionally, I am a faculty advisor to the Library Ambassadors and work on library outreach efforts.

You can make an appointment with me HERE.

Education:

Master of Library Science, University of Maryland, College Park

B.A., History, Political Science, and Leadership Studies, Hollins University

Research Interests:

My research interests include information policy, especially issues surrounding privacy, and information literacy and instruction.  I am also interested in British history and politics, particularly censorship and the press.

Selected Publications and Presentations:Parks, C. (2017). Putting the cart before the horse: Creating online information literacy modules for a reluctant faculty. LOEX Conference Proceedings 2017, accepted August 2017.

Parks, C. (2017). Putting the cart before the horse:  Creating online information literacy modules for a reluctant faculty. LOEX Conference Proceedings 2017, accepted August 2017.

Parks, C. (2017). Book review: Big Data and Learning Analytics in Higher Education:  Current Theory & Practice. LOEX Quarterly 43(3), Article 2. http://commons.emich.edu/loexquarterly/vol43/iss3/2

Parks, C. (2017). Beyond compliance:  Students and FERPA in the age of big data. Journal of Intellectual Freedom and Privacy 2(2), 23-33. https://journals.ala.org/index.php/jifp/issue/view/636

Parks, C. (2017). Putting the cart before the horse:  Creating online information literacy modules for a reluctant faculty. Presentation, LOEX Encore.

Parks, C. (2017). Putting the cart before the horse:  Creating online information literacy modules for a reluctant faculty. Presentation, LOEX.

Parks, C. (2016). Teaching as research:  Engaging with the Professional Writing Program library modules. Poster presentation, University of Maryland Libraries Research & Innovative Practice Forum.

Parks, C. (2014). “As good almost kill a man as kill a good book”:  Censorship and the development of the public sphere in the English Civil War. Presentation, Hollins Student Conference.

Parks, C. (2013). Political theory in Gentleman’s Magazine and the growth of the public sphere. Presentation, Mid-Atlantic Conference of Undergraduate Scholarship.

Parks, C. (2012). Representing the portrayal of Pilgrims in elementary history textbooks and the myth of the founding of the American nation.  Papers and Publications: Interdisciplinary Journal of Undergraduate Research 1, Article 10.  http://bit.ly/1O8TwXX.

Parks, C. (2011). Representing the portrayal of Pilgrims in elementary history textbooks and the myth of the founding of the American nation.  Presentation, MADRush Conference at James Madison University.

 

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