Wait, Wait, Please Tell Me! Everything You Wanted to Know About Publishing and Presenting in LIS
Have you completed an interesting project or conducted useful research that informs your practice? Do you want to share your knowledge and experience with the library and information science community, but aren’t sure how best to do it? Join us for a session on how to share and promote your work, develop conference proposals, and publish in a variety of venues. The session will offer practical strategies for communicating the value of your work and creating a community of practice. This session is designed for anyone in the LIS profession, in any type of library or information center.
Amanda ClickHead of Research & Instruction, United States Naval Academy
Amanda Click is the Head of Research & Instruction in Nimitz Library at the U.S. Naval Academy. Previously, she was the Business Librarian at American University in Washington, DC. In 2016, she earned a PhD in Information Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she studied the cultural adaptation of international students to higher education in the United States. Prior to entering the doctoral program, Amanda was the Coordinator of Instruction at the American University in Cairo.
Her research interests include the globalization of higher education, academic integrity, information literacy, and scholarly communications. She is particularly interested in evidence-based practice in library and information science, and is currently co-editing Everyday Evidence-Based Practice in the Academic Library: Case Studies and Reflections. Recently, Amanda co-authored an article on the disciplinary values of openness, inclusivity and equity in the LIS scholarly landscape, published in In the Library with the Lead Pipe, and a book chapter on cultural humility in the context of international librarianship.
Amanda lives in Annapolis, Maryland, with her husband, two sons (ages 3 and 5), two chickens (Buff Orpingtons), and one talkative senior cat. She loves reading advice columns, cooking, yoga, and exploring the Chesapeake Bay.
Meggan A. HoulihanHead of Student Success, Colorado State University
Meggan Houlihan is the Head of Student Success at Colorado State University Libraries. Previously, Meggan served as the Coordinator of Instruction and Outreach at New York University Abu Dhabi and Coordinator of Instruction and Reference at the American University in Cairo. She is a graduate of Indiana University, the University of Reading, and Eastern Illinois University. Meggan’s research interests include information literacy, international students, and the use of evidence synthesis methods in LIS.