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Megwalu, Anamika

Megwalu, Anamika
Coordinator of Electronic Resources/ Library Webmaster/ Weekend Reference Librarian
Assistant Professor
Library
Areas of Expertise:
  • Online Scholarly Communication
  • Information Seeking Behavior in Digital Environment
  • Blogs: Classification and User Relevance Criteria
  • Teaching Strategies for librarians

Prof. Megwalu has conducted research and published articles on teaching strategies, Science lessons for elementary school students, and use of Second Life in teaching and learning. She has published articles in peer-reviewed journals such as The Reference Librarian, and Science and Children. She has written reviews in CHOICE, ARBA, and is a peer-reviewer for the Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology. Prof. Megwalu is the Subject Editor of Computer and Information Technologies for RCL/ ACRL. Currently she has been involved in continuing her research on the use of social networking tools in scholarly communication.

Besides teaching and research, Prof. Megwalu is also involved in public service concerning literacy for the underprivileged. In 2012, she organized a book drive and helped establish the first-ever library through African Library Project for the children of Mikundi Primary School in Malawi.

Education:
Degree Institution Field Dates
PhD  Long Island University  Information Studies  2014 
MS  Florida State University  Library and Information Science  2006 
BA  University of Guelph  Information and Computing Science  2004 
BS  McMaster University  Mathematical Science  2002 

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Megwalu, Anamika
 

Megwalu, Anamika
Assistant Professor
Library