Ellysa Stern Cahoy

Ellysa Stern Cahoy is an education librarian and Assistant Director of the Pennsylvania Center for the Book in the Penn State University Libraries at University Park. A former children’s librarian and school library media specialist, Ms. Cahoy has published research and presented on information literacy, evidence-based librarianship, affective learning, and personal archiving. In 2014, she was awarded a $440,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to fund the further exploration of faculty’s personal scholarly workflow practices and needs (building upon the work of a 2012 grant). Her article (coauthored with Smiljana Antonijevic), “Personal Library Curation: An Ethnographic Study of Scholars’ Information Practices,” received the 2014 Best Article Award from the journal portal: Libraries and the Academy. Ms. Cahoy is a past chair of the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) Instruction Section and in 2013 received the Instruction Section’s Miriam Dudley Instruction Librarian Award.

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