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Instruction/Public Services Librarian at the Greensburg Campus

Education

University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA
MLIS, Master of Library and Information Science

University of Richmond
Richmond, VA
BA, Classical Studies and English

Professional Development

Member of the American Library Association (ALA) and the Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL).

  • Member of the ACRL Instruction Section Awards Committee, 2012-present

Member of the Western Pennsylvania/West Virginia Chapter of ACRL.

  • Member of WPWVC ACRL Program Committee, 2012-2013
  • Executive Board Member, 2013-present
  • Treasurer, 2013-present

Member of the Pennsylvania Library Association.

Liaison Areas

Provides primary support to the Behavioral Sciences division at the Greensburg Campus, and secondary support to the Humanities and Natural Sciences Divisions.

Publications

Folk, A.L., Bradish, K., & Williford, A.M. (2017, forthcoming). ‘Let me learn’ or ‘just the answer’? Research consultations and Dweck’s theories of intelligence. Association of College & Research Libraries 2017 Conference, Baltimore, MD.

Williford, A.M. & Skinner, L. (2017, forthcoming). Together we learn: Applying social constructivism in library instruction. In J. Mattson & M.K. Oberlies (Eds.), Theory Driven Teaching: Integrating Educational Theory & ACRL Core Concepts into Academic Library Instruction. Chicago: Association of College and Research Libraries.

Selected Presentations

http://www.slideshare.net/millsteinlib

Folk, A.L., Bradish, K., & Williford, A.M. (2017, forthcoming). ‘Let me learn’ or ‘just the answer’? Research consultations and Dweck’s theories of intelligence. Association of College & Research Libraries 2017 Conference, Baltimore, MD. Contributed paper presentation.

Folk, A.L., Bradish, K., & Williford, A.M. (2016, June). Research consultations and Dweck’s theories of intelligence. American Library Association Annual Conference, RUSA RSS Research Forum, Orlando, FL.

Williford, A.M. (2016, June). Millstein Library’s “introduction to research suite”: Information literacy instruction in core courses for first year students. Teaching Teaching Workshop: Information Literacy Instruction and Orientation for New Students, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA. 15-minute presentation as part of a 90-minute workshop.

Williford, A.M., Bradish, K., Kiner, R., & Miller, A. (2016, June). It’s a marathon, not a sprint: Planning that will go the distance at your library. WPWVC/ACRL Spring 2016 Meeting, Greensburg, PA. Lightning round presentation.

Williford, A.M., Bradish, K., Folk, A., & Miller, A. (2015, October). Dynamic duo: Reference and instruction are better together! Pennsylvania Library Association Annual Conference, State College, PA. 75-minute presentation.

Bradish, K., Williford, A.M., Miller, A., & Folk, A. (2015, June). #Trendy or #targeted? Developing your own outreach plan. WPWVC/ACRL Spring 2015 Meeting, Clarion, PA. 45-minute presentation.

Williford, A.M., & Folk, A.L. (2013, October). You’ve got them in, now get them involved: A hands-on approach to library instruction for freshmen. Pennsylvania Library Association Annual Conference, Seven Springs, PA. 75-minute presentation.

University Service

ULS Faculty Assembly President and Vice President/President-Elect, 2015-2017.

Committee member, University of Pittsburgh, University Library System Faculty Assembly, Executive Committee, 2012-present.

ULS Faculty Assembly Secretary, 2014-2015

ULS Faculty Assembly Bylaws, Procedures and Elections Committee Chairperson, 2012-2014

ULS Information Literacy and Assessment Working Group, 2009-2012

Pitt-Greensburg Faculty Senate Instructional Technology and Library Committee, 2011-present

Friends of the Millstein Library, 2009-present; Secretary, 2010-present

Pitt-Greensburg Composition 2 Research Award Judging Committee Member, 2011-present

Committee member, University of Pittsburgh, University Senate, Student Admissions, Aid and Affairs Committee, 2015-2016.

Committee member, University of Pittsburgh, University Senate, Admissions and Student Aid Committee,  2013-15.

Member, University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg, Allies Network, 2010-present.

Subject Guide

Anna Mary Williford
Contact:
Instruction/Public Services Librarian
Millstein Library
University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg
724-836-7170