About Meredith Farkas

Meredith Farkas is a faculty librarian at Portland Community College and a lecturer at San Jose State University’s iSchool. She is the author of the book “Social Software in Libraries: Building Collaboration, Communication and Community Online” (Information Today, 2007) and writes the monthly column “Technology in Practice” for American Libraries. Meredith was honored in 2009 with the LITA/Library Hi Tech award for Outstanding Communication in Library and Information Technology, and in 2014 with the ACRL Instruction Section Innovation Award.

Positions

Present Reference and Instruction Librarian, Portland Community College
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Present Part-time faculty in the School of Library and Information Science, San Jose State University
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Curriculum Vitae


Disciplines

None

Research Interests

Information literacy instruction, assignment design, assessment, instruction program management, social media, mobile technologies

Honors and Awards

LITA/Library Hi Tech award for Outstanding Communication in Library and Information Technology, 2009, Web-based Information Science Education (WISE) Excellence in Online Education Award, 2008 and 2011, and Library Journal Mover and Shaker, 2006


Articles (28)

Presentations (1)

Contributions to Books (2)