Jason Vance is Assistant Professor and Information Literacy Librarian at Middle Tennessee State University. He serves as an ACRL Legislative Advocate for Tennessee and as Legislative Monitor for the Tennessee Library Association. He was appointed to the Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels and earned degrees from Western Kentucky University and Simmons College. His research interests include information literacy, instructional assessment, classroom design, and pack horse libraries.
Librarians as Authors, Editors, and Self-Publishers: The Information Culture of the Kentucky Pack Horse Library Scrapbooks (1936-1943), Library & Information History (2012)
Measuring the Impact of Library Instruction on Freshmen Success and Persistence: A Quantitative Analysis (with Rachel Kirk and Justin Gardner), Communications in Information Literacy (2012)
A Taste of History: Recipes from Kentucky's Pack Horse Library Scrapbooks, Kentucky Libraries (2009)
Taking Library Instruction into the Online Classroom (with Amy York), Journal of Library Administration (2009)
Animal-Assisted Librarianship: Delivering Books to Remote Readers, International Journal of the Book (2007)
From Classrooms to Learning Spaces: New and Remodeled Library Instruction Rooms (with Kristen West), LOEX 40th Annual Conference (2012)
Using Student Data to Assess Library Instruction's Role in Student Success and Retention (with Rachel Kirk and Justin Gardner), Library Assessment Conference (2010)