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Jill Mahoney

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Assistant Professor - University Library

(573) 592-1167
jill.mahoney@williamwoods.edu


Education

  • MA, Library and Information Science, University of Missouri - Columbia, 2008
  • MA, Sociology, University of Missouri - Columbia, 2006
  • BA, Psychology & Anthropology, Webster University, 2002

Teaching Philosophy:

  • I truly believe the saying “knowledge is power.” I hope to provide students with the ability to acquire knowledge, to think critically, and to be smart and discerning consumers and producers of information. These skills will benefit them not only as students, but as citizens of the world.

Major Areas of Interest:

  • Information Literacy
  • Scholarly Communication
  • Open Access Publishing
  • Ethical Aspects of Information (copyright, freedom of speech, intellectual property, socio-economic issues related to information access)

Courses Currently Teaching:

  • IFL315 Advanced Information Literacy
  • IFL115 Basic Information Literacy-T
  • WWU101 Connections
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