MLIS, University of British Columbia
MA, University of Victoria
BA, University of Saskatchewan
Professional and Scholarly Interests
• Information literacy in social service settings
• Student information literacy in practicum settings
• Critical information practice
Selected Publications and Presentations
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
Vanderwerff, M., Sharun, S. & Thomas, C.M. (in press). “In the Greater Context of the Field”: What Undergraduate Reflections on the Research Process Tell us about Information Literacy. portal: Libraries and the Academy.
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
Vanderwerff, M., Sharun, S. & Thomas, C.M. (2022, November 11). “Labours of Love” and “Tedious Processes”: What undergraduate reflections on the research process tell us about Information Literacy [Conference presentation]. Symposium for Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Banff, Canada.
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.