Health And Life Sciences Librarian
University Libraries

Joleen Mcinnis

4427 Hampton Blvd
Norfolk, 23529

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M.F.A. in Creative Writing: Poetry, University of Massachusetts Boston, (2010)

M.S. in Library and Information Science, Simmons College, (2002)

B.A. in German Literature, University of Massachusetts Boston, (1998)

LMDC Leadership & Management Development Certificate Track 2
Sponsoring Organization:
Date Obtained: 2018-08-01
LMDC Leadership & Management Development Certificate Track 1
Sponsoring Organization: Old Dominion University Department of Human Resources
Date Obtained: 2018-04-18
2018 Virginia Library Leadership Academy
Sponsoring Organization: Virginia Library Association
Date Obtained: 2018-03-24
Sponsoring Organization: American Heart Association
Date Obtained: 2015-01-01

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Frazer, S. "ALA Resilient Communities" $500. . January, 2020 - May, 2021


Research Methods in Library Science

Research Interests

Information Literacy; Higher Education Analytics; Assessment.


Wittkower, L. (2022). An examination of relationships between library instruction and student academic achievement.. Journal of Library Administration 62 (7) , pp. 887-898.
Cartagena, D. (2021). Strategies to Improve Mother's Own Milk Expression in Black and Hispanic Mothers of Premature Infants.


Wittkower, L. (April 13, 2021). Strengthening the Connections between Library Instruction and Student Success Poster Association of College and Research Libraries Virtual Meeting.
McInnis, J. (November 13, 2019). Using Data Analytics Software to Facilitate an Examination of Correlations Between Participation in Library Instruction and Student Achievement Indicators Poster Virginia Assessment Group Conference: Inspiring Leadership for Innovation and Collaboration in Assessment Richmond, VA.
McInnis, J. (September 28, 2018). From the Halls of Valla: Using Strenghts-Based Leadership to Develop Leaders on Every Level Other VLACRL Conference-Within-A-Conference/Virginia Library Association Conference Williamsburg, VA.
Westerdale-McInnis, J. M. (September 27, 2018). Analytics Revolution! Using a Predictive model to Measure the Libraries' Impact on Student Success Oral Presentation VLACRL Conference-Within-A-Conference/Virginia Library Association Conference Williamsburg, VA.
McInnis, J. (April 27, 2018). Using Advising Analytics Software to Track Impact and Value of Library Resources on Student Achievement Oral Presentation Concordia University's Library Research Forum Montreal, QC, Canada.
Wittkower, L. (October 27, 2016). "Finding the Time to be Active in the Library Classroom" Oral Presentation VLA Annual Conference Hot Spring, VA.
McInnis, J. M. (June 9, 2016). "Transitioning to a Shared Services Model" Oral Presentation Convergence: Libraries from Every Direction Binghamton, NY.
(October 27, 2012). "Writing an Information Literacy Assessment Plan" Poster Academic Libraries & Communities: Adapt, Advocate, Advanceā€ Williamsburg, VA.
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