University of Oregon

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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
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Joined the University in 2008


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:

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.

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.)

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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