Brittany O'Neill

Brittany O'Neill
Information Literacy Librarian
Departments:
Academic and Research Engagement
Department & Unit Liaison:
Honors Scholars College
University College
Contact Information
Email:
oneillb [at] uncw.edu
Phone:
(910) 962-2557
Office Location:
RL2058

she/her/Ms.

As the Information Literacy Librarian at Randall Library, I work with students and faculty in University College, the Honors College, and English Composition. I also coordinate the Information Literacy Faculty Fellows program.

Education

MS in Library and Information Studies, Florida State University, 2016
Graduate Certificate in Reference Services, Florida State University, 2016
BA in English/Technical Communication, University of Central Florida, 2014

Selected Professional Experience

Information Literacy Librarian, University of North Carolina Wilmington, 2022 - present
Humanities & Social Sciences Librarian, Louisiana State University, 2017 - 2022
Assistant Professor & Librarian, Hodges University, 2015 - 2017
Database Maintenance Assistant/Technical Services & Mail Assistant, 2014 - 2015

Current Professional Service

Chair, Association of College & Research Libraries Instruction Section Peer-Reviewed Instructional Materials Online (PRIMO) Committee
Secretary, Reference & User Services Association History Section
Reviewer, College & Undergraduate Libraries
Co-Founder, Louisiana Virtual Academic Library Conference

Recent Presentations

"Trans* Collections Project: Assessing and Building Diverse Collections," with Dave Comeaux, Leah Ducan Powell, and Marty Miller, Association of Southeastern Research Libraries webinar, October 2021.
"Breaking the Mold: Taking Mis/Disinformation Education on the Road," with Emily Brown, Rebecca Kelley, Rosalind Tedford, Hubert Womack, Sandy Schiefer, and Susan Souza-Mort, ACRL Annual Conference, April 2021.
"Three's Company: Collaborative Instructional Design on a Librarian-Instructor Team," with Dierdre Larsen and Allen LeBlanc, Georgia International Conference on Information Literacy, March 2021.
"Name a Woman: Teaching Students How to Navigate Privilege in Scholarship," LOUIS Users Conference, October 2020.

Selected Publications

O’Neill, B., Willey, M. E., Binder, A. H. (2022). Meeting a Need: Piloting a Mentoring Program for History Librarians. Library Leadership & Management, 36(2).
O'Neill, B, LeBlanc, A. (2022). A Database By Any Other Name: Instructor Language Preferences for Library Resources: Faculty Language Preferences for Library Resources. New Review of Academic Librarianship.
O'Neill, B. (2021). Authority is Constructed and Contextual: Empowering Students to Navigate Privilege in Academic Publishing. College & Research Libraries News (11th ed., vol. 82). Chicago, IL: Association of College & Research Libraries.
O'Neill, B. (2021). Three-Layer Primary Source Dip: Introducing History Students to Primary Source Research through Active Learning. In The Teaching with Primary Sources Cookbook (pp. 16-18). Chicago, IL: Association of College and Research Libraries.
O'Neill, B., Kelley, R. N. (2021). Delivering Bad News: Crisis Communication Methods in Academic Libraries. College & Research Libraries, 82(3), 310-331.
O'Neill, B. (2021). Do They Know It When They See It?: Natural Language Preferences of Undergraduate Students for Library Resources. College &
Undergraduate Libraries, 28(2).