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Publications

Blizzard, Kara, Yvonne Becker, and Nancy Goebel. Forthcoming. "Bringing Women's Studies to Life: Integrating the augustana human library into the Women's Studies Curriculum." In Women's Studies in the Library, edited by Carol Smallwood and Lura Sanborn. Jefferson, NC: McFarland. 

Melançon, Jérôme and Nancy Goebel.  2016. "Personal Librarian for Aboriginal Students: A Programmatic Assessment." College & Research Libraries 77, no. 2: 184-196.

Sharun, Sara, Michelle Edwards Thompson, Nancy Goebel, and Jessica Knoch. 2014. "Institutions Collaborating on an Information Literacy Assessment Tool." Library Management 35, no. 8/9.

Goebel, Nancy, Jessica Knoch, Michelle Edwards Thomson, Rebekah Wilson, and Sara Sharun. 2013. "Making Assessment Less Scary: Academic Libraries Collaborate on an Information Literacy Assessment Model." College & Research Libraries News 74, no. 1: 28-31.

Goebel, Nancy. 2011. "Fags, blacks and Hutterites: Challenging Prejudice and Stereotypes with the augustana human library." In Proceedings of the 2011 Conference of the Association of College & Research Libraries, edited by Dawn W. Mueller. Philadelphia, PA: Association of College and Research Libraries.

Polkinghorne, Sarah and Shauna Wilton. 2010. "Research is a verb: Exploring a new information literacy-embedded undergraduate research methods course." Canadian Journal of Information and Library Science 34, no.10 (2010): 457-473.

Goebel, Nancy and Judith Peacock. 2009. "Evaluation is the Answer: Who, What, When, Where, Why and How are the Questions." Feliciter 55, no.3: 95-97.

Goebel, Nancy and Paul Neff. 2007. "Information Literacy at Augustana: A Programmatic Approach." Communications in Information Literacy 1: 6-15.

Goebel, Nancy and Paul Neff. 2007. "Librarians Influencing Curricular Change: Integrating For- Credit Discipline Specific Information Literacy Courses in an Undergraduate Setting." In Discover, Connect, Engage: Creative Integration of Information Literacy. Papers and Session Materials Presented at the Thirty-Third National LOEX Library Instruction Conference, edited by Theresa Valko, 121-128. Ann Arbor, MI: Eastern Michigan University.

Goebel, Nancy, Paul Neff, and Angie Mandeville. 2007. "Assessment Within the Augustana Model of Undergraduate Discipline-Specific Information Literacy Credit Courses." Public Services Quarterly 3: 165-189. Also published in The Teaching Library: Approaches to Assessing Information Literacy Instruction, edited by Scott Walter, 165-190. Binghamton, NY: Haworth Press.

Neff, Paul. A Report and Outline of Undergraduate English and Music Information Literacy Courses. Camrose, AB: Augustana University College, 2002.

Presentations

Blizzard, Kara. 2017. "'Woah, We Have a Chat Thing? That's Pretty Cool': Engaging Library Users with Proactive Chat." Presentation at Netspeed, Edmonton, AB, October.

Goebel, Nancy, Yvonne Becker, and Kara Blizzard. 2017. “The Human Library: Contributing to Campus Diversity.” Presentation at the American Library Association Conference and Exhibition, Chicago, IL, June.

Goebel, Nancy. 2017. “The Personal Librarian Program: Encouraging Student Engagement with Library Services, Collections and Staff.” Presentation at the Workshop for Instruction in Library Use (WILU), Edmonton, AB, May.

Goebel, Nancy, and Michelle Edwards Thomson. 2017. “Information Literacy Assessment & Advocacy Project (ILAAP).” Online presentation for the Florida Library Association, Tallahassee, FL, April.

Goebel, Nancy. 2017. “Need Help With Library Instruction Assessment? ILAAP and WASSAIL to the Rescue!” Presentation at the Alberta Association of Library Technicians Conference, Banff, AB, April.

Goebel, Nancy. 2017. “Putting the Human into Libraries.” Presentation at the Alberta Association of Library Technicians Conference, Banff, AB, April.

Goebel, Nancy, Yvonne Becker, and Kara Blizzard. 2017. “The Human Library as a Means of Addressing Prejudice and Intolerance.” Presentation at the Librarians’ Information Literacy Annual Conference (LILAC), Swansea, UK, April.

Goebel, Nancy, Yvonne Becker, and Kara Blizzard. 2017. “Fostering Diversity through the Human Library.” Poster presentation at the Association of College and Research Libraries Conference, Baltimore, MD, March.

Blizzard, Kara. 2016. “Enhancing Reference Services with Proactive Chat.” Presentation at the Alberta Association of Academic Libraries meeting, Edmonton, AB, November.

Blizzard, Kara, Nancy Goebel, and Yvonne Becker. 2016. “Information Literacy through Personal Narrative: Women’s Studies and the Human Library.” Presentation at the National Diversity in Libraries Conference, Los Angeles, CA, August.

Goebel, Nancy, Yvonne Becker, and Kara Blizzard. 2016. “Bringing Student Learning to Life: A Faculty/Librarian Partnership through the Human Library.” Presentation at Library Instruction West, Salt Lake City, UT, June.

Goebel, Nancy. 2016. “Personal Librarian Programs for Specific Groups: Considerations for Population-targeted Programs.” Presentation at the Personal Librarian & First Year Experience Library Conference, Cleveland, OH, May.

Goebel, Nancy. 2015. “Making the Academic Library Personal: Implementation of a Personal Librarian program.” Presentation at the Alberta Association of Academic Librarians meeting, Edmonton, AB, November.

Goebel, Nancy. 2015. "Does the Personal Librarian Program Help Make the University of Alberta Libraries More Relevant and Supportive for Students in Specific Populations?" Poster presentation at the American Library Association Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA, June.

Blizzard, Kara, and Nancy Goebel. 2015. "Rocking the Boat: Rethinking Information Literacy with the Human Library." Presentation at the Workshop for Instruction in Library Use (WILU), St. John's, NL, June.

Goebel, Nancy. 2015. "Considerations for Implementing a Personal Librarian Program." Presentation at the Texas Library Association Annual Conference, Austin, TX, April.

Goebel, Nancy. 2015. "WASSAIL: Open Source Information Literacy Assessment Software." Presentation at the Texas Library Association Annual Conference, Austin, TX, April.

Goebel, Nancy. 2015. "Check Out a Human Book!" Presentation at the Texas Library Association Annual Conference, Austin, TX, April.

Goebel, Nancy, and Michelle Edwards Thomson. 2015. "Adaptable, Sustainable Information Literacy Assessment: Four Institutions Collaborate on an Information Literacy Assessment Tool." Poster presentation at the Association of College and Research Libraries Conference, Portland, OR, March.

Goebel, Nancy, and Yvonne Becker. 2014. "Women's Studies and the Human Library: Lived Experiences and Information Literacy." Presentation at the Augustana Faculty Teaching Seminar Series, Camrose, AB, November.

Goebel, Nancy. 2014. "Human Libraries: Bringing Personal Stories to Research and Learning." Presentation at the American Library Association, Las Vegas, NV, June.

Goebel, Nancy, and Yvonne Becker. 2014. "Women Studies and Human Books: A Valuable Information Literacy Experiment." Poster presentation at the American Library Association, Las Vegas, NV, June.

Becker, Yvonne, and Nancy Goebel. 2014. "'Her voice was heard': Undergraduate Women's Studies Students Compare Narrative and Traditional Scholarly Resources in their Research." Poster presentation at the ACRL Women and Gender Studies Section (WGSS), Las Vegas, NV, June.

Blizzard, Kara, and Nancy Goebel. 2014. "A Different Point of View: Exploring Diversity in the Human Library." Presentation at the Colorado Academic Library Association Summit 2014, Colorado, June.

Becker, Yvonne, and Nancy Goebel. 2014. "Voices and Words: Using Human Books and Scholarly Articles to Understand Gender and Sexuality." Presentation at the Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE), St. Catherines, ON, May.

Goebel, Nancy, and Sarah Barriage. 2013. "Considering the Impact of a Human Library on Lives and Undergraduate Research." Poster presentation at 7th International Evidence Based Library and Information Practice Conference, Saskatoon, SK, July.

Goebel, Nancy, Sara Sharun, Michelle Edwards Thomson, and Jessica Knoch. 2013. "Collaborating on Demonstrating Evidence of Student Learning in Undergraduate Information Literacy Instruction." Poster presentation at 7th International Evidence Based Library and Information Practice Conference, Saskatoon, SK, July.

Barriage, Sarah, and Nancy Goebel. "Measuring Impact: Considering Qualitative and Quantitative Feedback from Human Library Books and Readers." Presentation at QQML 2013: 5th International Conference on Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries, Rome, Italy, June.

Goebel, Nancy, Michelle Edwards Thomson, Jessica Knoch, and Sara Sharun. 2013. "Considering Qualitative and Quantitative Data Gathered Using a Cross-Institutional Information Literacy Assessment Tool." Presentation at QQML 2013: 5th International Conference on Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries, Rome, Italy, June.

Knoch, Jessica, Nancy Goebel, Michelle Edwards Thomson, and Sara Sharun. 2013. "IL Palooza AAP or How We Used IL Assessment to Inform our Teaching." Presentation at IL Palooza, MacEwan University, Edmonton, AB, April.

Knoch, Jessica, Sara Sharun, Michelle Edwards Thomson, and Nancy Goebel. 2013. "Building Bridges Across Alberta: Four Post-Secondary Institutions Collaborating to Create an Information Literacy Assessment Tool." Presentation at the Alberta Library Conference, Jasper, AB, April.

Goebel, Nancy, Jessica Knoch, Michelle Edwards Thomson and Sara Sharun. 2012."Information Literacy Assessment Alberta Pilot." Presentation at the Alberta Association of Academic Libraries, Edmonton, AB, November.

Goebel, Nancy, Jessica Knoch, Michelle Edwards Thomson and Sara Sharun. 2012. "Information Literacy Assessment Alberta Pilot - Future Directions." Presentation at the The Alberta Library (TAL) post-secondary director's group meeting, Edmonton, AB, November.

Goebel, Nancy, Jessica Knoch, Michelle Edwards Thomson and Sara Sharun. 2012. "Cross-Institutional Collaboration to Assess Information Literacy Skills: Initial Findings from the Information Literacy in Alberta Assessment Pilot (ILAAP)." Presented at iSoTL Symposium on Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Banff, AB, November.

Goebel, Nancy. 2012. "The Creation of an Information Literacy Curriculum for Aga Khan University Libraries." Workshop presented at Aga Khan University, Nairobi, Kenya, October.

Goebel, Nancy. 2012. "Introduction to WASSAIL: Open Source Information Literacy Assessment Software." Presentation at LOEX of the West, Burbank, CA, June

Goebel, Nancy, Jessica Knoch, Michelle Edwards Thomson, and Rebekah Wilson. 2012. "Aren't We All Trying To Do the Same Thing? Four Alberta Post-Secondary Institutions Collaborating to Create an Information Literacy Assessment Tool." Presentation at the 2012 Workshop for Instruction in Library Use (WILU), Edmonton, AB, May.

Goebel, Nancy. 2011. "Information Literacy in Universities: Standards, Assessment and Evaluation." Workshop presented at Aga Khan University, Nairobi, Kenya, October.

Goebel, Nancy. 2011. "Human Rights and Libraries Working in Partnership: Sharing the augustana human library model." Presentation at the Canadian Association for the Prevention of Discrimination and Harassment in Higher Education (CAPDHHE), Edmonton, AB, June.

Neff, Paul. 2011. "Singing the praises of information literacy: The case of a required credit-bearing IL music course."Presentation at the 39th Annual LOEX Conference, Fort Worth, Texas, May.

Goebel, Nancy. 2011. "People as information: Using the human library to challenge the undergraduate's notion of information." Poster presented at the 2011 Librarians' Information Literacy Annual Conference, London, April.

Goebel, Nancy. 2011. "Gathering evidence in information literacy assessment and evaluation." Presentation at the Librarians' Information Literacy Annual Conference, London, April.

Goebel, Nancy. 2011. "Fags, blacks and Hutterites: Challenging prejudice and stereotypes with the augustana human library." Presentation at the Association of College & Research Libraries, Philadelphia, PA, March.

Goebel, Nancy. 2011. "Cite this: The augustana human library challenges students to think about information." Poster presented at the 2011 University of Alberta Festival of Teaching, Edmonton, AB, March.

Goebel, Nancy, and Paul Neff. 2011. "Awarding information literacy: Augustana's approach." Poster presented at the 2011 University of Alberta Festival of Teaching, Edmonton, AB, March.

Goebel, Nancy. 2010. "Assess this: Considerations for information literacy assessment." Invited speaker, Alberta Association of Academic Libraries, Edmonton, AB, November.

Goebel, Nancy. 2010. "Assessment in information literacy: What's up and what's next." Invited workshop facilitator, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway, September.

Goebel, Nancy. 2010. "Evaluation and assessment in information literacy: WASSAIL as a tool to support diverse methods." Invited workshop facilitator, Creating Knowledge VI, Bergen, Norway, September.

Goebel, Nancy. 2010. "WASSAIL 3.0: An introduction." Invited workshop facilitator, Seattle, WA, August.

Goebel, Nancy. 2010. "Citing people as information: The augustana human library as research resource." Presentation at Taking Teaching to the Edges and Beyond, Edmonton, AB, August.

Goebel, Nancy. 2010. "WASSAIL: Open source information literacy assessment software." Poster presented at the American Library Association, Washington, DC, June.

Goebel, Nancy. 2010. "Augustana living human library: Helping students understand people as information sources." Presentation, LOEX of the West, Calgary, AB, June.

Polkinghorne, Sarah and Shauna Wilton. 2010. "Research is a verb: Exploring a new information literacy-embedded undergraduate research methods course." Paper presented at the annual conference of the Canadian Association for Information Science, Montreal, QC, June.

Goebel, Nancy. 2010. "The living human library at augustana." Presentation at the Canadian Library Association, Edmonton, AB, June.

Wilton, Shauna and Sarah Polkinghorne. 2010. "Research is a verb: Building skills in an undergraduate methods course." Poster presented at the annual conference of the Canadian Political Science Association, Montreal, QC, June.

Wilton, Shauna and Sarah Polkinghorne. 2010. "Research is a verb: Building research skills through active learning in an undergraduate methods course." Poster presented at the University of Alberta Festival of Teaching, Edmonton, AB, February.

Goebel, Nancy. 2010. "WASSAIL: A UofA grown open source survey and assessment tool." Poster presented at the University of Alberta Festival of Teaching, Edmonton, AB, February.

Goebel, Nancy.2009. "The how's and why's of information literacy assessment and evaluation." Presentation at the Lois Hole Campus Alberta Digital Library Information Literacy Symposium, Calgary, AB, April.

Goebel, Nancy. 2008. "W2: The next generation of Augustana's assessment tool for information literacy and more." Presentation at Netspeed, Edmonton, AB, October.

Goebel, Nancy. 2008. "Innovation in assessment: WASSAIL as a tool for the support of teaching and learning." Presentation at the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Edmonton, AB, October.

Goebel, Nancy. 2008. "The development of an information literacy assessment database: Taking a chance at winning through pilot, with process, to product." Presentation at LOEX of the West, Las Vegas, NV, June.

Goebel, Nancy and Judith Peacock. 2008. "Alice and the Carpenter Present: 'The Time Has Come to Talk of Many Things: Act 1 - Your Future Through the Looking Glass.'" Presentation at the Workshop for Instruction in Library Use (WILU; closing plenary), Kelowna, BC, May.

Goebel, Nancy. 2008. "WASSAIL: Hot Drink Inspires Cool Assessment." Presentation at the Workshop for Instruction in Library Use (WILU), Kelowna, BC, May.

Goebel, Nancy. 2008. "InfoLit Assessment." Workshop presented at Grant MacEwan College, Edmonton, AB, April.

Goebel, Nancy. 2008. "Questioning InfoLit at MacEwan - What Are Our Answers?" Workshop presented at Grant MacEwan College, Edmonton, AB, April.

Goebel, Nancy, Paul Neff, and Angie Mandeville. 2008. "Fostering Undergraduate Learning and Research: Information Literacy at Augustana." Poster presented at the Festival of Teaching, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, January.

Goebel, Nancy. 2006. "Big Ideas, Small Staff: Successful Tactics for College Librarians (CLS program)." Presentation at the American Library Association Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA, June.

Goebel, Nancy. 2006. "InfoLit Credit Courses: A Programmatic Approach." Poster presented at the American Library Association Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA, June.

Goebel, Nancy. 2006. "For-Credit Discipline-Specific Credit Information Literacy Courses: What Students and Graduates Report." Presentation at LOEX of the West, Kona, HI, June.

Goebel, Nancy. 2006. "Implementing an Information Literacy Program in a Small Undergraduate Academic Library:Augustana's Experience." Presentation for an Education Institute Audio-Cast, January.

Goebel, Nancy. 2005. "Women in Sport: Teaching Information Literacy Skills for Research and Life." Presentation at the 15th International Association of Physical Education and Sport for Girls and Women (IAPESQW) Congress, Edmonton, AB, August.

Goebel, Nancy and Paul Neff. 2005. "Librarians Influencing Curricular Change: Integrating For Credit Discipline Specific Information Literacy Courses in an Undergraduate Setting." Presentation at LOEX 2005, Louisville, KY, May.

Goebel, Nancy and Paul Neff. 2004. "I Can't Believe I Get Credit For This!: For-Credit Information Literacy Courses." Presentation at the Workshop for Instruction in Library Use (WILU), Victoria, BC, June.

Goebel, Nancy and Paul Neff. 2004. "Information Literacy in a Small Academic Environment: Augustana's Experience." Presentation at the NEOS Mini-Conference, Edmonton, AB, June.