Research

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RESEARCH AREAS:
  • Practitioner Inquiry: Librarian professional development as readers and researchers of professional practice.
    Keywords: critical inquiry, public library services, librarians, cultural competency, professional development
  • Literacy: Social literacy practices in the public sphere.
    Keywords: local knowledge; critical theory; information seeking behavior; informal learning; online platforms
  • Reading & Writing: Reader response to "transgressive texts" across various formats and platforms.
    Keywords:  print culture; reader response; resistance literature/transgressive texts; youth services; the reading public