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Joel Blechinger

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Joel Blechinger
Phone: 403.440.8624
Office: EL4423C
MLIS, University of Alberta
MA (With Distinction), English, Concordia University
BA (High Honours), English, University of Regina

Joel Blechinger is an instruction librarian filling in as the subject librarian for Criminal Justice Studies, Broadcasting, Journalism, Public Relations, Speech, and for Mount Royal University's Academic Development Centre.

Professional and Scholarly Interests
• Critical information literacy
• Philosophy of information
• Theory and history of documentation and library and information science
• Media studies
• Academic integrity

Selected Presentations
Blechinger, J. (2021, April 23). Indicators of truly epic post-ness: Information literacy, authority, and the contemporary political podcasting ecosystem [Conference presentation]. Politics of Libraries III: Gender, Race, Sexuality, and Intersectionality in LIS. University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada.

Blechinger, J. (2020, February 7). Resilient or resistant librarians? An exploration of 'resilience’ discourses in contemporary librarianship [Conference presentation]. Forum for Information Professionals 2020: There and Back Again: Resilience and Libraries. University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada.

Subject Guides

Last update: Sep 20, 2022 299 views
Criminal Justice
Last update: Sep 15, 2022 1256 views
Last update: Sep 20, 2022 484 views
Public Relations
Last update: Sep 27, 2022 2024 views
Last update: Sep 20, 2022 57 views