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Stephanie Bush

DEPARTMENT: Library

POSITION: Instructional Srvc Librarian

LOCATION: Main Campus, Harrisonburg | LB 205

PHONE: (540) 432-4170

EMAIL: stephanie.bush@emu.edu

A California native, Stephanie moved to Virginia in 2004. She currently lives in Harrisonburg with her three children.

Before coming to EMU, Stephanie worked as a librarian at the Massanutten Regional Library and on staff at JMU. She completed her Master of Science in Library and Information Science from Florida State University and her Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of California, Davis. Stephanie enjoys the challenge of helping students navigate through the information fog to help them find resources that are both appropriate and interesting for their research work.

Stephanie spends her free time with her family but loves to squeeze in a run or a trip to the yoga studio.

Education

M.L.I.S., Florida State University
B.A., University of California, Davis

Publications

Bush, S. (2011). Book review: Blur: How to know what’s true in the age of information overload. _LOEX Quarterly, 38_(3), 2-3.

Scholarly Presentations and Abstracts

“Assessment in Action at Eastern Mennonite University” Virginia Independent Colleges and University Library Association. Hampden-Sydney College, Hampden Sydney, VA, 2016

“Measuring the Impact of a Library Drop-in Tutoring Service: Effects on Student Grades and Retention Rates at Eastern Mennonite University” Poster presented at:
American Library Association Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA, 2015

“Crossing the Limen: Co-teaching and Student Engagement.” Innovation in Pedagogy Summit. University of Virginia. Charlottesville, VA, 2015.

“Exempt But Not Equipped: Instruction and Assessment of Information Literacy Skills of First Year Students Not Enrolled in a First Year Writing Course” National Personal Librarian & First Year Experience Library Conference. Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, 2014.

“From Collaboration to Co-Teaching: Is Co-Teaching an Effective Method for Integrating Information Literacy Instruction into First-Year Composition Courses?” WILU (Workshop for Instruction in Library Use). Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, 2012.

“From Collaboration to Co-Teaching: Is Co-Teaching an Effective Method for Integrating Information Literacy Instruction into First-Year Composition Courses?” Information Literacy Summit- Illinois State University, Normal, IL, 2012.

“From Collaboration to Co-Teaching: Is Co-Teaching an Effective Method for Integrating Information Literacy Instruction into First-Year Composition Courses?”
Information Literacy Summit- Moraine Valley Community College, Palos Hills, IL, 2012.