About Joan Petit

Associate Professor Joan Petit is the Communications and Outreach Librarian at Portland State University Library in Portland, Oregon. She holds an MSLS from the University of North Carolina School of Information and Library Science, an MA in English from Western Carolina University, and a BA in English and Women's Studies from the University of North Carolina.
Her research interests include student use of library technology and library space, social media in libraries, information seeking behavior of students and faculty, and library services to historically underrepresented and underserved groups.


Present Associate Professor, Portland State University
Present Communications and Outreach Librarian, Portland State University



Research Interests

Library communications and marketing, including social media and Library reference and instruction

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