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Karen Munro

Associate Librarian
Head, UO Portland Library/Learning Commons
Mail: 70 NW Couch St, Portland, OR 97209
Office Location: 172 White Stag
Phone: (503)412-3673
Email: kmunro@uoregon.edu
Personal home page
Joined the University in 2008

Education:

2002: Master's of Library and Information Studies, University of British Columbia
1999: Master's of Fine Arts (Fiction), University of Iowa
1995: Bachelor's of Arts (English), McGill University

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Areas of Interest:

Library instruction and information literacy
Instructional technology and learning objects
Intentional design
Facilities planning and learning spaces


Teaching/Service/Selected Publications:

Publications
Munro, K. and Jesse Silva. “Mashing Congress,” DttP: Documents to the People 36(2), 2008. (requires ALA log-in)

“Modified Problem-Based Library Instruction: A Simple, Reusable Instruction Design,” College & Undergraduate Libraries 13(3), 2006.

Presentations
Library Instruction 2.0: Building Your Library Instruction Toolkit.
Preconference, ALA Annual Conference 2008. With Anne-Marie Deitering (Oregon State University) and Rachel Bridgewater (Washington State University.)

Connect or Die: A Survey of Student and Faculty Satisfaction and Success in Accessing Library Resources and Services from Course Management Systems.
Presentation, Canadian Library Association 2008. With Merinda McLure (Colorado State University.)

Service
2008-2009 Chair, ACRL Literatures in English Section
2008-2009 Chair, ACRL Sections Council
2007-2009 Co-Chair, ACRL 2009 National Conference Green Component Committee


Professional Organizations:

American Library Association
Association of College and Research Libraries: Literatures in English Section and Instruction Section


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