Author Archives: Shannon Simpson

Why We March

When people feel they are not being represented—that their voices and experiences don’t matter, when they feel there is a great wrong in the world, and when they have simply had enough—they often take to the streets and march. Increased … Continue reading

What is Information Literacy, anyway?

If you’ve been in academia for a while, or hang out with a librarian or two (we’re everywhere), you have probably heard the term information literacy. But, pinning down an exact definition is difficult, even for academic librarians. Critical thinking, … Continue reading

JHU Faculty & Staff: Join a Timely, Relevant Discussion with TILE – Tuesday, 4pm

What we do in the classroom impacts what happens in the real world. Join the Toolkit for Inclusive Learning Environments, TILE, for a thoughtful discussion on classroom practices that can make lasting changes on how students perceive and communicate with … Continue reading

NEW! Research Clinics!

Have you ever gotten stuck with zero results trying to find articles on a topic on which you know articles exist? Or, stuck with too many articles that are completely unrelated to what you need? Have you felt your brain … Continue reading