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Rachel Gammons

Head, Teaching and Learning Services
Teaching and Learning Services
Research & Learning
Research and Academic Services
4120 McKeldin Library
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As the Head of Teaching and Learning Services, I coordinate library instruction for first-year students and serve the Associate Director of the Research and Teaching Fellowship, which trains MLIS students to be empowered and compassionate library instructors. I am also the subject liaison to the iSchool and am available to help students and faculty with research, collections requests, and information literacy instruction. I have a BA in Art History & an MLIS from the University of Tennessee, an MA in English Literature from West Chester University, and am currently pursuing my Ph.D. in Student Affairs here at UMD. My research interests include critical pedagogy in library instruction, mentoring for new library professionals, and education and job training for helping professionals. 

Research Subjects:

  • Library Science and Information Studies
  • Undergraduate Studies

Research Guides:

College/School:

  • College of Information Studies

Library Location:

  • Teaching and Learning Services, McKeldin