Curriculum vitae

Katelyn Angell
Katelyn.Angell@liu.edu | @kate_angell


Master of Psychology, Long Island University, Brooklyn Campus,  May 2015

Master of Library and Information Science, St. John’s University, August 2009

Bachelor of Arts with Honors, Psychology and English, Wesleyan University, 2006

Work Experience

Long Island University, Brooklyn Campus Library
Associate Professor/Coordinator of Library Instruction, 2012-present

The Graduate Center (CUNY)
Adjunct Reference Librarian, January 2019-present

Sarah Lawrence College
Reference & Instruction Librarian, 2010-2012


  • Angell, Katelyn. “The Academic Library and the Common Read: A Multitude of Possibilities for Collaboration With Campus Programs and Departments.” The Journal of Academic Librarianship (2019).
  • Angell, Katelyn. “The Face That Baffled a Thousand Analysts: A Horneyan Analysis of the Diaries of Anaïs Nin.” A Café in Space: The Anaïs Nin Literary Journal 15 (2018): 17-29.
  • Tewell, Eamon, and Katelyn Angell. “Authority and Source Evaluation in the Critical Library Classroom.” Critical Library Pedagogy Handbook, edited by Nicole Pagowsky and Kelly McElroy, ACRL Press, 2016, pp. 49-57.
  • Angell, Katelyn, and Katherine Boss.  “Adapting the Amazing Library Race: Using Problem-based Learning in Library Orientations.” College & Undergraduate Libraries 23.1 (2016): 44-55.
  • Angell, Katelyn. “The Application of Reliability and Validity Measures to Assess the Effectiveness of an Undergraduate Citation Rubric.” Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian 34.1 (2015): 2-15.
  • Angell, Katelyn, and K.R. Roberto. “Cataloging.” Transgender Studies Quarterly 1.1/2 (2014): 53-56.
  • Angell, Katelyn.  “Open Source Assessment of Academic Library Patron Satisfaction.” Reference Services Review 41.4 (2013): 593-604.
  • Angell, Katelyn, and Eamon Tewell. “Collaborating for Academic Success: A Tri-Institutional Information Literacy Program for High School Students.” Public Services Quarterly 9.1 (2013): 1-19.
  • Angell, Katelyn, and Charlotte Price. “Fat Bodies in Thin Books: Information Bias and Body Image in Academic Libraries.” Fat Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Body Weight and Society 1.2 (2012): 153-165.


  • “Creative Campus Partnerships for Holistic Student Success.” May 3, 2019. Poster presentation with Charlotte Price. LACUNY Institute. LaGuardia Community College. Queens, New York.
  • “Let’s Hit the Books: Expanding Common Read Partnerships and Programming.” February 18, 2010. Facilitated dialogue. Annual Conference on the First-Year Experience. Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • “Transforming Interdepartmental Information Literacy Instruction: Mapping the ACRL Framework and Nursing Professional Standards onto an Assessment Rubric.” December 7, 2018. Poster presentation. Library Assessment Conference. Houston, Texas.
  • “The Role of the Academic Library in Student Retention and Persistence.” June 15, 2018. Roundtable facilitation. 2nd Annual Retention Conference. Pace University. Pleasantville, New York.
  • “The Face that Baffled a Thousand Analysts: A Psychoanalytic Interpretation of the Diaries of Anaïs Nin. May 19, 2018. Paper presentation. 2nd International Social Sciences and Humanities Berlin Conference. Berlin, Germany.
  • “Zines and Librarianship: Advocacy, Digital Privacy, and Intellectual Freedom.” May 11, 2018. Poster presentation with Elvis Bakaitis. LACUNY Institute 2018. John Jay College. New York, New York.
  • “If at First You Don’t Succeed in Your Instruction Methodology, Try, Try, Again.” May 4, 2018. Presentation with Eric Shannon. Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) New England Annual Conference. Plymouth, Massachusetts.
  • “Assessing First Year Students: A Conversation on Assessment Techniques.” December 13, 2017. Live webinar with Raymond Pun (invited). Sponsored by Credo Reference.
  • “Beyond Information Literacy: 10 Ways to Engage with Your First Year Students.” May 17, 2017. Live webinar with Raymond Pun (invited). Sponsored by Credo Reference.
  • “The Library Catalog is Definitely the Best Place to Find Articles!”: Overconfidence Among Undergraduate Library Users. May 12, 2017. Poster presentation. Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) New England Annual Conference. Burlington, Vermont.
  • “Librarians: Critical Thinkers in Critical Times.” May 3, 2017. Invited panel presentation with Victoria Law and Lydia Willoughby. Hudson Valley Library Association (HVLA) Spring Meeting. Saint Ann’s School. Brooklyn, New York.
  • “Printed Matters: Zines in the Library Collection and Classroom.” February 13, 2017. Invited presentation with Susan Thomas. School of Information. Pratt Institute. New York, NY.
  • “Teaching MLA Skills to College Students with America’s Next Top Citation.” January 11, 2017. Presentation. Metropolitan New York Library Council 2017 Annual Conference. New York University. New York, NY.
  • “Teaching Students to Critique and Question Authority: A Social Justice Approach to Library Instruction.” November 16, 2016. Invited lecture. Br. Emmett Corry Lecture on Social Justice in Librarianship. St. John’s University. Jamaica, New York.
  • “Bridging Connections between the Academic Library and First Year Student Support Services.” April 14, 2016. Lightning talk. METRO Bibliographic Instruction Special Interest Groups. New York, NY.
  • “Teaching and Un-teaching Authority: Evaluating Sources in the Critical Library Classroom.” March 22, 2016. Presented by Eamon Tewell.  Librarians’ Information Literacy Annual Conference (LILAC). University College Dublin Library. Dublin, Ireland.
  • “Archiving Grrrl Style Now: My Experience Working with Riot Grrrl Artifacts.” March 19, 2016. Presentation. Eastern Sociological Society Annual Meeting. Boston, MA.
  • “Critical Source Evaluation: Teaching Students to Rethink Authority in the First Year and Beyond.” January 21, 2016. Presentation with Eamon Tewell. Metropolitan New York Library Council 2016 Annual Conference. Baruch College. New York, NY.
  • “Using Quantitative Research Methods to Determine the Reliability and Validity of an Undergraduate Citation Rubric.” May 28, 2015. Presentation. International Conference on Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries (QQML). Paris, France.
  • “Elevating Source Evaluation: Teaching and Un-teaching Authority in the Critical Library Classroom.” May 2, 2015. Presentation with Eamon Tewell. LOEX 2015 Conference. Denver, CO.
  • “Measuring Our Information Literacy Footprint: Assessing Games-Based Learning in Library Instruction.” March 26, 2015. Presentation with Eamon Tewell. Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) Conference 2015. Portland, OR.
  • “The Amazing Library Race: Brewing Active Learning and Assessment in Library Orientations.” March 26, 2015. Poster presentation with Eamon Tewell and Katherine Boss. Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) Conference 2015. Portland, OR.
  • “They’re Fun, But Are They Sustainable? Assessing Games-Based Learning in Instruction.” July 25, 2014. Presentation with Eamon Tewell. Library Instruction West 2014. Portland State University. Portland, OR.
  • “Development of a Digital Collaboratory for the ACRL Science & Technology Section.” June 27, 2014. Poster presentation. American Library Association Annual Conference. Las Vegas, NV.
  • “The Amazing Library Race: Using Problem-based Learning and Assessment in Library Orientations.” April 24, 2014. Presentation with Katherine Boss and Eamon Tewell. Librarians’ Information Literacy Annual Conference (LILAC). Sheffield Hallam University. Sheffield, United Kingdom.
  • “Changing the Subject: Organizing Gender Studies Information in the Library.” October 25, 2013. Presentation with Emily Drabinski. 22nd Annual Women & Society Conference. Marist College. Poughkeepsie, NY.
  • “Adopting the Amazing Library Race: Utilizing Mobile Devices and Social Media to Engage First Year Students in Library Orientations.” May 3, 2013. Presentation with Katherine Boss. LOEX Annual Conference 2013. Nashville, TN.
  • “Preparing Patrons of the Future: A Library Instruction Program for High School Students.” June 7, 2012. Presentation with Eamon Tewell. State University of New York Librarians Association (SUNYLA) 2012 Conference. Fashion Institute of Technology. New York, NY.