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Kate Zoellner
Associate Professor, Assessment Coordinator
Education, Human Sciences, and Psychology Librarian
Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library | The University of Montana
32 Campus Drive | Missoula, Montana 59812 | 406.243.4421


M.S.I., Library and Information Services, School of Information, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
B.A., Sociology/Anthropology and Women’s Studies, Earlham College, Richmond, IN
Coursework, College of Education and Human Sciences, The University of Montana, Missoula, MT

Research Interests
Information seeking behaviors and work practices of faculty and students; assessment of library services, specifically the use of qualitative methodologies; information literacy definitions, instruction, standards, and outcomes; information needs of pre-service and practicing educators

Select Publications
and Presentations
Zoellner, K. (2013). Supporting the high school to college transition on a shoestring. In K. J. Burhanna (Ed.), Informed transitions: Libraries supporting the high school to college transition (pp. 115-122). Santa Barbara, CA: Libraries Unlimited.

Edwards, J.B., & Zoellner, K. (2012, August). Introducing a diversity plan into the academic library: Development, implementation, assessment, and context. Poster presented at the annual International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions World Library and Information Congress, Helsinki, Finland.

Zoellner, K. (2012, August). Connecting the data dots: Discover and create a picture of your library. Paper presented at the satellite meeting Library’s Efficiency, Impact, and Outcomes: Statistical Evaluation and Other Methods as Tools for Management and Decision-making of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions World Library and Information Congress, Turku, Finland.

McCann, S., Ravas, T., & Zoellner, K. (2010). The researcher's journey: Scholarly navigation of an academic library website. Journal of Web Librarianship, 4(4), 391-412.

Zoellner, K., & Potter, C. (2010). Libraries across the education continuum: Relationships between library services at The University of Montana and regional high schools. Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian, 29(3), 184-206.

Zoellner, K., Samson, S., & Hines, S. (2008, July). Continuing assessment of library instruction to undergraduates: A general education course survey research project. College & Research Libraries, 69, 370-383.

Professional Affiliations

American Library Association
Association of College and Research Libraries
Montana Library Association

Last Updated April 2013