Nora Bird

Nora Bird is continuing work on Community College Librarianship with Michael Crumpton, Assistant Dean of the University Libraries at UNCG. They presented a poster entitled Grassroots library users: Workplace information literacy and community college libraries at South Carolina Library Association Annual Conference, Myrtle Beach, SC. They will present a related poster at the upcoming Association for Library and Information Science Educators (ALISE) conference in San Diego, CA, entitled Are All Academic Librarians the Same?: Identifying Unique Competencies for Community College Librarians.

If you would like to follow work done on this topic, go to or the project blog at

Nora, Mike, and Beth Martin, alumna and the LIS Charlotte Coordinator, are collaborating on an IMLS grant entitled ECCL (Educating Community College Librarians) that will be submitted on December 15th. Contact her if you are interested in more information.