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About Shin Freedman

Shin Freedman is Head of Scholarly Resources & Collections of Whittemore Library at Framingham State University in MA, where she specializes in scholarly resources and collections, teaching information literacy, and research and evaluation.  In 2016, she received Fulbright U.S. Lecturer Award to China.  In 2015, she was appointed to a founding member of Charleston Insights Editorial Board of Charleston Insights in Library, Archival, and Information Science in Charleston, South Carolina. Shin received an MBA from Bentley University in Waltham, an MLS from Simmons College Graduate School of Library and Information Science in Boston and a B. A. from Catholic University of Taegu, Korea.
In addition to her academic interests, Shin is married and a mother of two children and most of all, loves to learn and teach.  Her research agenda include: Academic librarian’s professional identity, Succession Planning, Academic library leadership and civility and collegiality in higher education. 


Present Faculty Member, Framingham State University

Honors and Awards

  • 2016 U.S. Fulbright Scholar to Zhejiang University, China
  • 2008 Summer Fellow for Peabody Institute for Academic Librarian Leadership, Vanderbilt University
  • 2012 Travel Grant from CELTSS, Framingham State University
  • 2012 Research Grant from CELTSS, Framingham State University
  • 2014 Travel Grant from CELTSS, Framingham State University
  • 2013 Travel Grant from CELTSS, Framingham State University

Articles (8)

Contributions to Books (1)