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Carol B. Wittig

Head, Research & Instruction

Adjunct Assistant Professor, SPCS

Curriculum Vitae

  • Profile

    Carol Wittig is Head of Research and Instruction at Boatwright Library, where she coordinates library instruction and liaison activities, as well as being a liaison to the departments of Journalism, Philosophy and Religious Studies. She has been at the university since 2008 and is an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the School of Continuing and Professional Studies, where she teaches English and Knowledge Management. She holds a Master's degree in Library Science and a Master's degree in English Literature. She is currently working on her PhD in English Studies, with a concentration in Writing and Cultural Studies at Old Dominion University.

    Carol has over twenty years' experience teaching English and Library Research in face to face, hybrid and online environments.

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    • Presentations

      Conference on College Composition & Communication (CCCC) Panel Presentation. Annual Conference. “Contested and Constructed: Unpacking ‘Truth’ from the Archives.” (K.01) (Milwaukee, WI. March 2020).


      Tidewater Librarians, Spring Meeting (TIDE) Co-Presenter. “All the Sources In The World Won’t Do You Any Good If You Don’t Know What To Do with Them: Preliminary Longitudinal Results to a Local Citation Study,” (Christopher Newport University, Jan. 2019).


      Old Dominion University, Dept. Of English. Dissertation Proposal. “Library and Academic Literacies: An Appropriate(d) Library History,” (Norfolk, VA 2018).


      Georgia International Conference on Information Literacy (GICIL) Co-Presenter. “LibGuides: Ways to Engage Students In First-Year Seminars,” (Savannah, GA. Sept. 2018).


      Georgia International Conference on Information Literacy (GICIL) Co-Presenter. “All the Sources In The World Won’t Do You Any Good If You Don’t Know What To Do with Them,” (Savannah, GA. Sept. 2018).


      The Innovative Classroom (TILC), Co-Presenter. “There is No Logical Progression: Using the Framework in a Full Semester First-Year Seminar,” (Radford Univ., 2018).


      The Innovative Classroom (TILC), Panelist. “Dear Instructionista…: Perspectives on Instructional Dilemmas,” (Radford Univ., 2018).


      Conference on College Composition & Communication (CCCC) Roundtable Panel. Annual Conference. “The Future of College Writing and How to Stop It.” (A.31) (Portland, OR. March 2017).


      Virginia Library Association Annual Conference Presentation - "Bites, Not Buffets: How to Engage First Year Seminar Students using Personal Librarians and LibGuides for Instruction." (Williamsburg, September 2013).


      Virginia Library Association Annual Conference Presentation -A Universe of Information, One Citation at a Time: How Students Engage with Scholarly Sources”(Williamsburg, September 2013).

    • Professional Experience

      Head, Research & Instruction (2008 - Present)
      University of Richmond


      Library Director (2005 - 2008)
      U.S. Army Garrison Library, Chievres, Belgium


      Library Director (2003 - 2004)
      Clark State Community College Library


      Assistant Head of Reference & Social Sciences Librarian (1998 - 2003)
      Wright State University Libraries


      Assistant Library Director (1994 - 1998)
      Southwest Texas Junior College Library


      Admissions Administrative Specialist (1990 - 1994)
      University of Akron

  • Publications
    Journal Articles

    Ludovico, Carrie, and Carol Wittig. "A Universe of Information, One Citation at a Time: How Students Engage with Scholarly Sources." Journal of Library & Information Services in Distance Learning 9.1-2 (2015): 30-39.