Craig Gibson

The Chair of the Libraries’ Teaching and Learning Committee, Craig Gibson is Professor and Professional Development Coordinator at The Ohio State University Libraries. He serves as student mentor in Ohio State’s Second-Year Transformational Experience Program, and as a faculty mentor in OSU’s University Institute for Teaching and Learning. Previously, he was Associate University Librarian for Research, Instruction, and Outreach at George Mason University Libraries; Head of Library User Education at Washington State University; and Reference/Instruction Librarian at Lewis-Clark State College. His current research interests focus on open educational practices; threshold concepts for information literacy; and models for collaboration between academic libraries and teaching and learning centers. Since 2000, he has taught in the ACRL Immersion Program, the signature professional development program for instruction librarians in the United States, and has consulted widely on the changing role of the subject librarian in academic libraries. He was editor of the ACRL Publications in Librarianship series from 2008 to 2013, and was co-chair of the ACRL Information Literacy Standards Revision Task Force, a group that developed the Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education in 2013-15. He was recipient of the Miriam Dudley Instruction Librarian Award in 2008 and the ACRL President’s Special Recognition Award for Immersion Faculty in 2009.

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