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Nicole A. Cooke

Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Cooke is an assistant professor at the Graduate School of Library and Information Science (GSLIS) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Biography: Nichole A. Cooke graduated from Rutgers University with a Ph.D. in communication, information, and library studies in 2012 (where she was an 2008 American Library Association Spectrum Doctoral Fellow). Previously, she was an instruction librarian and tenured assistant professor at Montclair State University’s Sprague Library in New Jersey.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Non-Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Nicole A. Cooke on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

Information services to diverse populations :
ISBN: 9781440834608 OCLC: 900031396

This textbook introduces students to the contexts and situations that promote the development of empathy and build cultural competence, examines the research in the areas of diversity and social justice in librarianship, explains how social responsibility is a foundational value of librarianship, and identifies potential employment and networking opportunities related to diversity and social justice in librarianship. A book for students in graduate library and information science programs as well as LIS practitioners and researchers interested in knowing more about the topic of diversity in the profession, Information services to diverse populations: developing culturally competent library professionals addresses the political, social, economic, and technological divides among library patrons, covers transformative library services, and discusses outreach and services to diverse populations as well as how to evaluate such services, among many other topics.

Instructional strategies and techniques for information professionals
ISBN: 9781780632957 OCLC: 850495953

Chandos Pub., Oxford, UK : ©2012.

Suitable for all librarians, library staff, and library school students, this guide is designed to assist those professionals to deliver training, instructional sessions and presentations.