Jason Vance is Assistant Professor and Information Literacy Librarian at Middle
Tennessee State University. He serves as Legislative Monitor for the Tennessee Library
Association and has served as an ACRL Legislative Advocate for Tennessee. 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. 

Jason also maintains The Lives and Deaths of Academic Library Staplers tumblr blog, and
authored the humorous A Librarian's Guide to Etiquette blog. 

Articles

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Staplercide! The lives and deaths of academic library staplers, College and Research Libraries News (2013)
 

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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)
 

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Taking Library Instruction into the Online Classroom (with Amy York), Journal of Library Administration (2009)
 

Presentations

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From Classrooms to Learning Spaces: New and Remodeled Library Instruction Rooms (with Kristen West), LOEX 40th Annual Conference (2012)
 

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Using Student Data to Assess Library Instruction's Role in Student Success and Retention (with Rachel Kirk and Justin Gardner), Library Assessment Conference (2010)
 

Teaching the Teachers: Information Literacy Workshops for University Faculty (with Kristen West), Georgia Conference on Information Literacy (2009)
 

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Taking Library Instruction into the Online Classroom: Best Practices for Embedded Librarians (with Amy York), 13th Annual Off-Campus Library Services Conference (2008)