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Katelyn Angell

Associate Professor First Year Success Librarian

B.A., Wesleyan University, Middletown, CTM.L.I.S., St. John’s University, Jamaica, NYM.A., Psychology, LIU Brooklyn

Description

Katelyn (Kate) Angell is an Associate Professor and First Year Success Librarian at LIU Brooklyn. Prior to joining the LIU Brooklyn faculty in June 2012, she worked as a reference librarian at Sarah Lawrence College in Bronxville, NY.
Kate’s research interests include information literacy instruction and assessment, gender studies, and the organization of information.

Specialties

Reference, instruction, psychology, first year experience

Publications

  • Author, “An Exploration of Academic Librarian Positions Dedicated to Serving First Year College Students, published in Collaborative Librarianship
  • Co-author, “Teaching and Un-Teaching Source Evaluation: Questioning Authority in Information Literacy,” published in Communications in Information Literacy
  • Co-author, “Mapping the Association of College and Research Libraries Information Literacy Framework and Nursing Professional Standards onto an Assessment Rubric,” published in Journal of the Medical Library Association
  • Co-author, “Adapting the Amazing Library Race: Using Problem-based Learning in Library Orientations,” published inCollege & Undergraduate Libraries
  • Co-author, “‘The Library Catalog is definitely the Best Place to Find Articles!' Overconfidence among Undergraduate Library Users," published in Partnership: The Canadian Journal of Library and Information Practice and Research
  • Co-author, “The Amazing Library Race: Tracking Student Engagement and Learning Comprehension in Library Orientations,” published in Journal of Information Literacy
  • Co-author, “Far from a Trivial Pursuit: Assessing the Effectiveness of Games in Information Literacy Instruction,” published in Evidence Based Library and Information Practice
  • Author, “The Application of Reliability and Validity Measures to Assess the Effectiveness of an Undergraduate Citation Rubric,” published in Behavioral &Social Sciences Librarian
  • Author, “Open Source Assessment of Academic Library Patron Satisfaction,” published in Reference Services Review
  • Co-author, “Collaborating for Academic Success: A Tri-Institutional Information Literacy Program for High School Students,” published in Public Services Quarterly

Lectures and Presentations

  • Co-presenter, “If at First You Don’t Succeed in Your Instruction Methodology, Try, Try, Again,” Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) New England Annual Conference (2018)
  • Presenter, “Teaching MLA Skills to College Students with America’s Next Top Citation,” Metropolitan New York Library Council Annual Conference (2017) 
  • Co-presenter, “Critical Source Evaluation: Teaching Students to Rethink Authority in the First Year and Beyond,” Metropolitan New York Library Council Annual Conference (2016)
  • Co-presenter, “Elevating Source Evaluation: Teaching and Un-teaching Authority in the Critical Library Classroom,” LOEX Annual Conference (2015)
  • Co-presenter, “Measuring Our Information Literacy Footprint: Assessing Games-Based Learning in Library Instruction,” Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) Conference (2015)
  • Presenter, "Using Quantitative Research Methods to Determine the Reliability and Validity of an Undergraduate Citation Rubric,” International Conference on Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries (2015)
  • Co-presenter, “Do They Make a Difference? Assessing Games-Based Learning at LIU Brooklyn,” Metropolitan New York Library Council Annual Conference (2014)
  • Co-presenter, “They're Fun, But Are They Sustainable? Assessing Games-Based Learning in Instruction,” Library Instruction West (2014)
  • Co-presenter, “The Amazing Library Race: Using Problem-based Learning and Assessment in Library Orientations,” Librarians’ Information Literacy Annual Conference (2014)
  • Co-presenter, “Adopting the Amazing Library Race: Utilizing Mobile Devices and Social Media to Engage First-Year Students in Library Orientations,” LOEX Annual Conference (2013)
  • Co-presenter, “Preparing Patrons of the Future: A Library Instruction Program for High School Students,” State University of New York Librarians Association (SUNYLA) Conference (2012)

Honors/Awards

  • Co-recipient, American Library Association (ALA) Library Instruction Round Table's Top Twenty articles (2017)
  • Recipient, ATG Media and Charleston Conference Up and Comers Award
  • Co-recipient, American Library Association (ALA) Library Research Round Table’s Jesse H. Shera Award for Distinguished Published Research (2016)
  • Co-recipient, ALA Library Instruction Round Table's Top Twenty articles (2015)
  • Recipient, ALA Emerging Leaders Program, Class of 2014 
  • Co-recipient, ALA Library Instruction Round Table's Top Twenty articles (2014) 
  • Recipient, Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) 2013 Conference Librarian Scholarship (2013)

Professional Affiliations

  • Journal of the Medical Library Association, reviewer
  • Journal of Information Literacy, reviewer
  • College & Undergraduate Librariesjournal, reviewer
  • Member, American Library Association (ALA)
  • Member, Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL)
  • Member, Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL)’s New York Chapter