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Joy Marie Doan

Assistant Professor of Practice

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  • M.L.I.S., San Jose State University (2014)
  • M.A. in Music History, Case Western Reserve University (2010)
  • B.A. in English Literature/Music, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor (2008)

Areas of Expertise:

  • Academic Librarianship
  • Information Organization
  • Archives and Records Management

Courses taught:

  • INSC 511 Information Concepts and Foundations
  • INSC 559 Grant Development for Information Professionals

My favorite thing about working at SIS is:

Fulfilling a long-time desire that I’ve had to have the opportunity to help mold the next generation of information professionals.

“When you learn, teach. When you get, give.” -Maya Angelou

Professional memberships:

Black Caucus American Library Association (BCALA)

Select publications:

  • Alwan, A., Doan, J. and Garcia, E.P. (2019). “Librarians at the forefront of IL efforts with international students in higher education”. In Taylor, L. and Luckert, Y. (Eds.), The globalized library: American academic libraries and international students, collections, and practices. Chicago, IL: ACRL Publications.
  • Doan, J.M. and Rassibi, M.A. (2018). “Academic librarians as advocates to the professoriate ‘Pipeline Problem’” In Renfro, C. and Stiles, C. (Eds.), Transforming libraries to serve graduate students. Chicago, IL: ACRL Publications.
  • Howard, P., Henry M. and Doan J. (June 5, 2017). “Review of SPORTsDiscus with Full Text.” The Charleston Review. ccAdvisor. DOI: 10.5260/CCA.199306.