I am proud to have a chapter in Volume One of Kelly McElroy and Nicole Pagowsky’s two volume set about critical library pedagogy. This is co-authored with Meghan Sitar at the University of Michigan, a collaboration that came about the old fashioned way, sitting across from each other in a circle at the ACRL 2015 critlib unconference and nodding and rolling our eyes at the same time even though we didn’t really know each other. When we were writing, the standards/framework debate in information literacy was still a live one, and this was one of my first attempts to wrap my arms around what theRead More →

As someone who works on an open access journal, I have more respect than many for the labor involved in moving digital platforms. Huge congrats to Jill Emery, Michael Levine-Clark, and the rest of the team at Collaborative Librarianship for their first issue on the Digital Commons platform. And thanks too for the invitation to share “What Collaboration Means to Me.” I’ve been reading and writing a lot about infrastructures lately, and more and more believe the invisible work of building those is what matters the most. I appreciated the opportunity to say a little about that in this new issue.Read More →