Laura Horne-Popp is Social Sciences & Humanities Librarian in Boatwright Memorial Library. She teaches research strategies and resources to the University of Richmond community. Currently, she is the Liaison Librarian for the Political Science Department and the Rhetoric & Communication Studies Department. These duties include research consultations, classroom instruction and developing library collections in these fields of study. As a Liaison Librarian, Ms. Horne-Popp works closely with faculty teaching First Year Seminars (FYS) to fulfill required information literacy outcomes. She is also the Government Information Librarian, coordinating the Boatwright Memorial Library's federal depository collection. In addition, Ms. Horne-Popp assists researchers with finding and accessing statistics & data. Also, she is the point person for the International Studies Program, an interdisciplinary program at the University of Richmond.
Ms. Horne-Popp has worked in academic libraries for over 10 years, working daily with students, staff, and faculty. Ms. Horne-Popp received her Master in Library & Information Science in 2007 from the University of Washington. She is active in the areas of information literacy, government information librarianship and library assessment, particularly library impact on student learning.
ALA Emerging Leaders 2009
Horne-Popp, Laura. (2010, October). "It Was Awesome": Assessing the Benefits of Course-Specific Research Guides. Poster session presented at the meeting of the Library Assessment Conference, Baltimore.
Horne-Popp, L. M. & Silva, J. (2009). Washington report. DttP: Documents to the People 37:4, 8 – 9.
Fox, K. et al. (2008). The librarian as bridge builder. Public Services Quarterly. 4, 177 – 185.
International Month should give students new perspective
Mon., Nov. 5, 2012