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Information Studies Minor

Learn more about our Information Studies minor coordinated by University Libraries' faculty.

Katherine Farmer

Kathy FarmerAssociate Professor

Research and Instruction Librarian / Director of Curriculum Materials Center

219C Waterfield Library



MLIS, University of Southern Mississippi
BA, Mississippi College

Research Interests

Information Literacy, Undergraduate Research, Journal Quality, Children's Literature, and K-12 School Library Media

Jeff Henry

Jeff HenryAssociate Professor

Research and Instruction Librarian

219A Waterfield Library



MSLS, University of Kentucky
MPA, Murray State University
BUS, University of Tennessee at Martin

Research Interests

Libraries and student success; Information literacy pedagogy

Dana Statton Thompson

Dana ThompsonAssociate Professor

Research and Instruction Librarian

213B Waterfield Library



MLIS, Louisiana State University
MFA, Louisiana State University
MA, Louisiana State University
BA, Washington and Lee University

Research Interests

Integrating visual literacy into higher education, the intersection of visual literacy and news literacy, & the scholarship of teaching and learning

David Sye

David SyeAssistant Professor

Research and Instruction Librarian

216A Waterfield Library



MLIS, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
MA, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
BA, University of Illinois at Springfield

Research Interests

Digital Literacy, Digital Humanities, Intellectual Freedom

Candace Vance

Candace VanceProfessor

Research and Instruction Librarian

213A Waterfield Library



MA - Murray State University
MFA, Murray State University
MIS, University of Tennessee

Research Interests

Scientific Scholarly Communication, Information Literacy

Megan Wilson

Megan WilsonAssociate Professor

Research and Instruction Librarian

212 Waterfield Library



MLIS, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
BS, Clemson University

Research Interests

Online Teaching and Learning, Virtual Reference, Instructional Design, Library Outreach, Gaming in Libraries

Arthur Boston

AJ Boston Associate Professor

Scholarly Communication Librarian

214 Waterfield Library



MSLS, University of Kentucky
BA, Murray State University

Research Interests

Scholarly communication; open access; open science; open infrastructure

Jeff McLaughlin

Jeff McLaughlinAssociate Professor

Special Collections and Exhibits Director

207 Pogue Library



PhD (history), Western University
MA, University of Leeds
BA, Carleton University

Research Interests

US Foreign Policy, 20th Century International Relations