Logan Rath, PhD
Librarian. Researcher. Instructor.
I'm an academic instruction librarian where I support students who will be future teachers, educators, nurses and social workers as well as students in psychology, women & gender studies and modern languages and cultures. I also teach research methods to future information professionals and coordinate professional learning for interlibrary loan professionals. Read more...
- Research Methods at SUNY Albany, Fall 2022 - Present
- Literacy & Eductional Technology courses (various) at SUNY Brockport, 2015 - 2020
- Information Literacy Theory and Practice at University at Buffalo, 2012 - 2014
Rath, L. (2022). Information literacy is a social practice: A threshold concept for academic instruction librarians. Journal of Education for Library and Information Science. https://doi.org/10.3138/jelis-2021-0067
Rath, L. (2022). Factors that influence librarian definitions of information literacy. Journal of Academic Librarianship 48(6). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.acalib.2022.102597
Svrcek, N. S., Rath, L., Olmstead, K., & Colantonio-Yurko, K. (2022). “We are still putting out fires”: Considering educator intentionality in remote instruction during the COVID-19 pandemic. Education and Information Technologies, 27(1), 407-428. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10639-021-10679-w
Kalenda, P., Rath, L., & Glor, H. (2020). Breaking the mold: Using 3D printers to support take-home science activities. Teacher Librarian 47(5), 29-36.
Colantonio-Yurko, K., Kalenda, P., Olmstead, K., Rath, L., & Wright, A. (2020). I never knew a librarian did that! Exploring how faculty and librarian relationships support meaningful collaboration. Journal of New Librarianship, 5, 25-44. https://journals.colorado.edu/index.php/jonl/article/view/713
Rath, L., Olmstead, K., Zhang, J., & Beach, P. (2019). Hearing students' voices: Understanding student perspectives of online learning. Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 22(4). https://www.westga.edu/~distance/ojdla/winter224/rathbeacholmsteadzhang224.html
Olmstead, K., Colantonio-Yurko, K., Ashton, J., & Rath, L. (2019). Re-envisioning teacher education: Using DisCrit perspectives to disrupt deficit thinking. Journal of Curriculum, Teaching, Learning and Leadership in Education, 4(1). https://digitalcommons.unomaha.edu/ctlle/vol4/iss1/4
See my Google Scholar Profile, ORCid, or CV for a more comprehensive list.
Information Literacy as a Social Practice: A Threshold Concept for Academic Instruction Librarians. Information Seeking in Context, Berlin, Germany (9/27/22)
Why Do They Keep Pushing the Button? Understanding the Student Searching Process. Information Delivery Services Project (7/27/22)
How Can Theory Help Us Be Better Librarians? A Panel Discussion (with A. VanScoy and C. Germain). SUNY Librarians Association (6/16/21)
Transforming understanding of information literacy: Sustainable futures through information landscapes. Association for Information Science & Technology, Online (10/28/20)
Transforming information literacy education: Information literacy landscapes. Association of Library and Information Science Educators, Online (10/22/20)
Are They Learning? Information Literacy Assessment in the Library Classroom (with N. Murillo). SUNY Librarians Association (6/16/20)
Digital Interactive Notebooks for Learning Asynchronously. SUNY Conference on Instruction & Technology (5/30/19)
Alma Fulfillment Training. SUNY Shared Library Services Training (4/2019 - 5/2019)
I Never Knew a Librarian Did That! (with K. Colantonio-Yurko). The Library is Open: The Academic Libraries Conference (10/12/18)
USER Instructional Design Method. SUNY Librarians Association Working Group for Information Literacy Lightning Talks (9/12/18)