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Thursday, February 19 • 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Undergraduate as Creator, Undergraduate as Curator: Exploring the role of the Instruction Librarian in the Digital Humanities

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Undergraduate as Creator, Undergraduate as Curator: Exploring the Role of the Instruction Librarian in the Digital Humanities

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Come explore the place of the digital humanities in undergraduate library instruction! We will begin with a panel exploring integration of digital humanities into three service points the "guest lecture," collaborative instruction, and the reference desk. The second half invites all interested parties to help craft guidelines and start a wiki on the intersection of undergraduate librarianship and digital humanities.

Session Organizers
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Katherine Ahnberg

Academic Services Librarian, University of South Florida
Katherine is a graduate of Indiana University and the University of California, Santa Cruz. As a newcomer to the field, she is passionate about learning what inspires people in libraries to do the great work they do every day. | | Talk to Katherine about: | | - In sessions: authentic instruction, outcomes based assessment, DH, outreach, and design. | - During breaks: Firefly, being bad at knitting, Theatre, and being excited to go... Read More →
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Megan Browndorf

Research & Instruction Librarian, Towson University
Megan Browndorf is the History Liaison for Towson University's Cook Library and focuses on undergraduate instruction in historical research. She holds a BA in Russian Area Studies and graduated from Indiana University in 2012 with an MA in Russian and East European Studies and an MLS. Her graduate thesis focused on the role of history in the conceptualization of space in Ukrainian public libraries. She has worked in the past as Social Sciences... Read More →
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Cindy Fisher

Learning Technologies Librarian, University of Texas Libraries
East Coast native transplanted to Central Texas. Has fully integrated y'all into her lexicon. Let's talk about building partnerships in and outside of the library, digital pedagogy, information literacy, undergraduate outreach, and breakfast tacos.
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Ryan P. Randall

MLS Student, Indiana University Bloomington
Ryan P. Randall is a second-year MLS student at Indiana University Bloomington, where his coursework focuses on academic libraries from information literacy instruction to digital humanities. His student library positions span assessment, collection development, digitization of maps, instruction, and reference. Ryan pursues librarianship because libraries offer the most accessible and progressive version of the do-it-ourselves alternative... Read More →


Thursday February 19, 2015 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Sequoyah 3

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