Library instruction

At New York University, I teach library instruction sessions for classes in the English and Comparative Literature departments; I also work individually with students by appointment.

At Connecticut College, I provided individual research sessions and library instruction for First Year Seminars and courses in the English department. Along with my colleagues, I also offered individual library instruction for students in the Center for International Studies and the Liberal Arts (CISLA) program.

At Swarthmore College, I taught library instruction sessions for classes in English, Theater, Linguistics, and Art History departments, on topics including catalog searching, database use, topic refinement, and senior thesis research. I also led several workshops for students, faculty and staff, including “Early Printed Books Online,” “Blogging for Beginners,” “Getting More out of Google,” “Tracking News and More with RSS,” and “Zotero,” and co-taught two workshops in the library’s Rare Book Room.

At the University of Virginia, I taught library instruction sessions for undergraduate writing courses, on topics including catalog searching, database use, and assessing sources. I also taught a workshop on “Early Printed Books Online” for graduate students and faculty.

Writing and literature instruction

At the University of Michigan, I taught four semesters each of English 125 (College Writing) and English 124 (Writing and Literature), as well as one summer semester of English 370 (Medieval and Renaissance Literature). I led discussion sessions for English 313, Topics in English Literature: Science Fiction and English 350, Literature in English to 1660.

Instructional materials

LibGuides created for students at Connecticut College:

Online course guides for classes at Swarthmore:

Handouts for workshops taught at Swarthmore, in PDF format: