The Embedded Librarian: Building Relationships Across the College Campus: Webinar
College students are still learning the importance of research, but the library and its many resources can often be a bit daunting and overwhelming. In this webinar, education consulting expert Kiera Vargas, founder of EPIFHANY, LLC, focuses on the importance of embedded librarianship, offering practical examples and strategies for how college librarians and professors can work together to help students feel more confident and less intimidated by research skills and the numerous research platforms.
ABOUT KIERA VARGAS
Kiera O’Shea Vargas is an educator, lawyer, and librarian whose education consulting firm, EPIFHANY, LLC, focuses on mentoring students and educators by assisting them with growth on topics that are typically taboo in society. Her experiences in classrooms, in libraries, and within the many organizations she consults has afforded her an abundance of experience that has helped her over the years. Kiera obtained a B.S. in Journalism and Mass Communication (concentration in Public Relations) and a master’s in science in English Education (concentration in African American Studies) from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. She received her teaching credentials from Greensboro College and has had teaching licenses in several states over the years. She also obtained a master’s in Library and Information Sciences and a Juris Doctor. Kiera will begin her Ph.D. studies in the School of Information Science at the University of South Carolina beginning Fall 2021. In her spare time, she blogs for the American Library Association.