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Sara Sharun

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Sara Sharun
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Education
MLIS, University of British Columbia
MA, University of Victoria
BA, University of Saskatchewan

Associate Professor

Professional and Scholarly Interests
• Information literacy in social service settings
• Student information literacy in practicum settings
• Critical information practice

Selected Publications and Presentations
Vanderwerff, M., Sharun, S., & Thomas, C. (2024). “In the Greater Context of the Field”: What Undergraduate Reflections on the Research Process Tell us about Information Literacy. portal: Libraries and the Academy 24(2), 405-426. https://doi.org/10.1353/pla.2024.a923712.

Sharun, S. (2023). The critical information literacy of social workers: Information literacy as interpersonal practice. Journal of Information Literacy, 17(1). https://doi.org/10.11645/17.1.3351

Sharun, S. (2023). “Pushing back,” “tapping in,” and “opening doors”: Examining workplace information practices to inform information Literacy Instruction in professional programs. In D. M. Mueller (Ed.), Forging the Future: The Proceedings of the ACRL 2023 Conference. ACRL. https://www.ala.org/acrl/conferences/acrl2023/papers

Sharun, S. (2021). Practicing information literacy: Practicum students negotiating information practice in workplace settings. Journal of Academic Librarianship, 47(1). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.acalib.2020.102267

Sharun, S. (2019). Exploring value as a dimension of professional information literacy. Journal of Information Literacy, 13(2), 26-40. https://doi.org/10.11645/13.2.2627.

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