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Murfreesboro, TN 37132
M.S. (Library & Information Science), Simmons College
B.A. (English & Allied Language Arts), Western Kentucky University
Library instruction, information literacy, instructional assessment, classroom design, pack horse libraries
(Forthcoming) Vance, Jason, Rachel Kirk, and Justin Gardner. "Measuring the Impact of Library Instruction on Freshmen Success and Persistence: A Quantitative Analysis." Communications in Information Literacy 6.1 (2012).
(Forthcoming) Vance, Jason. “Librarians as Authors, Editors, and Self-Publishers: The Information Culture of the Kentucky Pack Horse Library Scrapbooks (1936-1943)” Library & Information History 28.4 (2012).
Vance, Jason. "A Taste of History: Recipes from Kentucky's Pack Horse Library Scrapbooks" Kentucky Libraries 73.4 (Fall 2009): 4-7.
York, Amy, and Jason Vance. "Taking Library Instruction into the Online Classroom: Best Practices for Embedded Librarians." Journal of Library Administration 29.1/2 (2009): 197-209.
Vance, Jason. "Animal-Assisted Librarianship: Delivering Books to Remote Readers." International Journal of the Book 4.2 (2007): 49-53.
Selected Formal Presentations at Professional Meetings
Vance, Jason, and Kristen West. “From Classrooms to Learning Spaces: New and Remodeled Library Instruction Rooms.” LOEX 40th Annual Conference, Columbus, OH. 5 May 2012. Slides Handout
Kirk, Rachel, Jason Vance, and Justin Gardner. "Using Student Data to Assess Library Instruction's Role in Student Success and Retention." Proc. of the Library Assessment Conf., Ed. Steven Hiller et al. 24-27 Oct. 2010, Baltimore, MD. 2010. 241-250.
Vance, Jason, and Kristen West. “Teaching the Teachers: Information Literacy Workshops for University Faculty.” Georgia Conference on Information Literacy, Savannah, GA. 25-26 Sept. 2009.
Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels
Beta Phi Mu
Selected Professional Service
Legislative Advocate, Association of College & Research Libraries, 2009-present
Legislative Monitor, Tennessee Library Association, 2011-present
Legislation Committee Co-Chair, Tennessee Library Association, 2010-2011
Academic Section Chair, Kentucky Library Association, 2008-2009
Attended ACRL’s “Information Literacy Immersion Program: Assessment in Practice,” Nashville, TN. Dec. 4-7, 2008