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About Amy Hofer

Amy R. Hofer is the Coordinator, Statewide Open Education Library Services at Linn-Benton Community College.
She was the Distance Learning Librarian at Portland State University since 2014-2010. She has also worked as a business librarian at Golden Gate University in San Francisco and as an instruction librarian at Cal State-East Bay in Hayward CA. She received her MLIS from San Jose State University in 2007. By night she is an old-time fiddler and caller for square dances.

Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests

Threshold Concepts for Information Literacy and Distance Librarianship

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Honors and Awards

  • Ilene F. Rockman Instruction Publication of the Year Award, 2013
  • Distance Library Services Conference Award, 2012
  • L-net Notable Transcript, 2011


  • Library Research Skills
  • Research & Analysis of Business Problems
  • Old-Time Stringband Music Class

Contact Information


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