Distance Learning Librarian, Horace W. Sturgis Library
Amanda B. Albert is the Distance Learning Librarian in the Horace W. Sturgis Library at Kennesaw State University. She recently graduated with her MSLIS from the iSchool at Syracuse University. Prior to graduate school, Amanda worked as Access Services Coordinator at the Saint Louis University Medical Center Library. As a graduate student, Amanda worked and interned in both public and academic libraries. She focused her studies on reference, information literacy instruction, community building, and assessment.
Amanda’s research interests include unique outreach opportunities for libraries, assessment techniques and communicating library value, and information literacy instruction to adult learners. She has presented at conferences including the New York Library Association (NYLA), LOEX, the Atlanta Area Bibliographic Conference (AABIG), and the Library Assessment Conference (LAC). Most recently Amanda published “Communicating Library Value – The Missing Piece of the Assessment Puzzle” in The Journal of Academic Librarianship.