Kathrine C. Aydelott

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Information Literacy & Instruction Librarian
Assistant Professor
Dimond Library
(603) 862-0657
Collection liaison to: 
English and Journalism
Contact me about: 

Library instruction, information literacy, research skills, information literacy assessment, "fake news," genealogy


MLIS Simmons College 2006
PhD University of Connecticut 2005
MA University of Connecticut 1995
Colby College 1990

Professional Organizations: 

American Library Association
Association of College and Research Libraries
Association of College and Research Libraries - New England Chapter
New England Library Association
New England Library Instruction Group

Research Interests: 

Information Literacy standards and frameworks, information literacy assessment, student retention (of information) and cognitive load, flipped classroom instruction, gamification; genealogy as information literacy, genealogical crowdsourcing; local color and the American short story.

Selected Publications: 

Aydelott, Kathrine C. "'An Idyl of a Berry Pasture': A Rediscovered Mary Wilkins Freeman Story." Resources for American Literary Study 38 (2015): 64-93.
Aydelott, Kathrine. "Using The ACRL Information Literacy Competency Standards For Science And Engineering/Technology To Develop A Modular Critical-Thinking-Based Information Literacy Tutorial." Science & Technology Libraries 27.4 (2007): 19-42.
Aydelott, Kathrine C. "'New Neighbors': A Newly Discovered Sarah Orne Jewett Story." American Literary Realism 36.3 (2004): 256-268.