Here are my publications. You can also check out my Google Scholar profile or my ORCid page.


Rath, L. (2022). Information literacy is a social practice: A threshold concept for academic instruction librarians. Journal of Education for Library and Information Science.

Rath, L. (2022). Factors that influence librarian definitions of information literacy. Journal of Academic Librarianship 48(6).

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.


Rath, L. (2021). Resiliency through a social practice approach to information literacy: Exploration of a threshold concept in LIS education. Proceedings of the Association for Library and Information Science Education Annual Conference (p. 211).

Colantonio-Yurko, K., Olmstead, K., Rath, L., & Hutchings, M. (2021). Standing up to social injustices: Using critical literacy and global children's literature for equity. Dragon Lode, 39(2), 27-36.

Gaisser, D.J., David, T., Rath, L., Clancy, G., Lawrence, C., Munoz-Rojas, D., Jones, U., & Smalls, J. (2021). International networking guidelines for nurses. Nursing2021, 51(7), 24–32.


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.

Olmstead, K., Colantonio-Yurko, K., Jackson, T., Jackson, J., & Rath, L. (2020). “I just have so many ideas!”: Celebrating teachers’ meaningful literacy practices in a time of mandated curriculum. Journal of Literacy Innovation, 5(1), 24-36.

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.


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).

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).

2013 - 2018

Rath, L. & Wright, A. (2018). A pilot study of student perceptions of embedded library instruction. BRC Advances in Education, 3(1), 47-62.

Rath, L. (2017). Transitioning from face to face to online with USER in mind. In B. West, K. Hoffman, & M. Costello (Eds.). Creative instructional design: Practical application for libraries. Chicago, IL: ACRL.

Cimbricz, S., & Rath, L. (2016). Empowering learners to become metaliterate in a digital and multimodal age. In T. Mackey & T. Jacobson (Eds.), Metaliteracy in practice (pp. 91-112). Chicago, IL: American Library Association.

Rath, L., & Cimbricz, S. (2015). Collaborating around critical multiliteracies. Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian, 34(2), 47-54

Rath, L. (2013). Development of a knowledge base for incorporating technology in to courses. Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 42(2). doi:10.2190/ET.42.2.g

Rath, L. (2011). The effects of Twitter in an online learning environment. eLearn Magazine. Retrieved from