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Megan Oakleaf is an Associate Professor in the iSchool at Syracuse University. Her research areas include assessment, library value and impact, learning analytics, and information literacy instruction.  She is the author of The Value of Academic Libraries: A Comprehensive Research Review and Report, Academic Library Value: The Impact Starter Kit, Library Integration in Institutional Learning Analytics, and Connecting Libraries and Learning Analytics for Student Success.

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Megan Oakleaf is an Associate Professor in the Syracuse University iSchool.  The author of ACRL’s The Value of Academic Libraries: A Comprehensive Research Review and Report, Academic Library Value: The Impact Starter Kit, Library Integration in Institutional Learning Analytics, and Connecting Libraries and Learning Analytics for Student Success, she has published in top library and information science journals including College and Research Libraries, Portal, JASIST, and Journal of Documentation. Megan has presented at numerous conferences, including ALA, ACRL, AAC&U, and AALHE national conferences, the Library Assessment Conference, the IUPUI Assessment Institute, Learning Impact Leadership Institute, ELI, and EDUCAUSE. Megan won the 2021 ALA LIRT Librarian Recognition Award, the 2019 Miriam Dudley Instruction Librarian Award, the 2011 Ilene Rockman Publication of the Year Award, was included in the LIRT Top 20 Instruction Articles five times, earned Best Paper recognition at the 2007 EBLIP conference, and was awarded the 2014 Jeffrey Katzer Teacher of the Year award. Her research areas include library value, learning analytics, rubric assessment, and information literacy instruction.

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Megan Oakleaf is an Associate Professor of Library and Information Science in the iSchool at Syracuse University.  She is the author of The Value of Academic Libraries: A Comprehensive Research Review and Report, Academic Library Value: The Impact Starter Kit, Library Integration in Institutional Learning Analytics, and Connecting Libraries and Learning Analytics for Student Success and has earned recognition and awards for articles published in top library and information science journals including College and Research Libraries, PortalReference and User Services Quarterly, JASIST, and Journal of Documentation. Megan has presented at numerous conferences, including the American Library Association (ALA), Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL), Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U), and Association for the Assessment of Learning in Higher Education (AALHE) national conferences, the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) Library Assessment Conferences, the IUPUI Assessment Institute, the Texas A&M Assessment Conference, Learning Impact Leadership Institute, CNI, ELI, and EDUCAUSE. Her research areas include outcomes assessment, evidence-based decision making, information literacy instruction, and academic library impact and value.

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Megan Oakleaf is an Associate Professor in the iSchool at Syracuse University where she teaches “Reference and Information Literacy Services,” “Planning, Marketing, and Assessing Library Services,” “Academic Librarianship,” “Instructional Strategies for Information Professionals,” and “Advanced Library Management.”  Her research interests include library assessment, evidence-based decision making, information literacy instruction, and library value.  She is the author of The Value of Academic Libraries: A Comprehensive Research Review and Report, Academic Library Value: The Impact Starter Kit, Library Integration in Institutional Learning Analytics, and Connecting Libraries and Learning Analytics for Student Success.  She also served on the faculty of the ACRL Immersion Program. Previously, Megan was the Librarian for Instruction and Undergraduate Research at North Carolina State University.  In this role, she provided and assessed information literacy instruction and trained fellow reference librarians in instructional theory and methods.  Megan earned her PhD in library and information science at UNC-Chapel Hill and her MLS at Kent State University.  Prior to a career in librarianship, she taught advanced composition in Ohio public secondary schools.

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Megan Oakleaf is an Associate Professor in the iSchool at Syracuse University where she teaches “Reference and Information Literacy Services,” “Library Planning, Marketing, and Assessment,” “Instructional Strategies for Information Professionals,” “Academic Librarianship,” and “Advanced Library Management.”  She is the Director of Online Engagement at the iSchool and formerly served as the Director of Instruction Quality.  Her research interests include library assessment, learning analytics, library value and impact, evidence-based decision making, information literacy instruction, and information services.

Megan is the author of The Value of Academic Libraries: A Comprehensive Research Review and Report, Academic Library Value: The Impact Starter Kit, Library Integration in Institutional Learning Analytics, and Connecting Libraries and Learning Analytics for Student Success.  She has presented at numerous conferences, including ALA, ACRL, AAC&U, ELI, EDUCAUSE, and AALHE National Conferences, ARL Library Assessment Conferences, CNI Meetings, and the IUPUI Assessment Institute. Megan won the 2021 ALA LIRT Librarian Recognition Award, the 2019 ACRL Miriam Dudley Instruction Librarian Award, the 2011 ACRL Ilene Rockman Publication of the Year Award, was named to the LIRT Top 20 Instruction Articles five times, was included on the 2010 Reference Research Review List, earned Best Paper recognition at the 2007 EBLIP conference, and was awarded the 2014 Jeffrey Katzer Teacher of the Year award.  She has published articles in JASIST, College & Research Libraries, Journal of Documentation, Communications in Information Literacy, Library Quarterly, the Journal of Academic Librarianship, and Portal, among other journals.  Megan was a columnist for the Journal of Academic Librarianship and has served on the editorial boards of College and Research LibrariesLibrary and Information Science Research, Library Quarterly, and the Journal of Academic Librarianship.  She also served on the faculty of the ACRL Immersion Program and was a member of the board of trustees of Manlius Library in Upstate New York.

Previously, Megan was the Librarian for Instruction and Undergraduate Research at North Carolina State University.  In this role, she designed, implemented, coordinated, and assessed the library instruction program; she also trained fellow librarians in instructional theory and methods.  Megan completed her dissertation entitled, “Assessing Information Literacy Skills: A Rubric Approach,” at the School of Information and Library Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.   She earned her MLS from Kent State University and also holds a BA in English and Spanish and a BS in English Education and Spanish Education from Miami University.  Prior to a career in librarianship, Megan taught language arts and advanced composition in Ohio public schools, grades 8-12.

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