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Rachel Fleming-May

Rachel Fleming-May

Associate Professor

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Name Pronunciation:
424 Communications Bldg.


  • Ph.D. University of Alabama
  • MLIS Rosary College (Dominican University)
  • BA Macalester College


  • Academic Libraries
  • Assessment
  • Reference and User Services
  • LIS Concepts and Foundations

Courses taught:

  • INSC 533 Sources, Services, and Scholarship in the Humanities and Social Sciences
  • INSC 538 User Instruction
  • INSC 552 Academic Libraries
  • INSC 558 Planning & Assessment

My favorite thing about working at SIS is:

Our terrific students and my wonderful colleagues.

Professional memberships:

  • ACRL

Select Publications:

  • Fleming-May, R., Mays, R., Walker, T., Forrester, A., Tenopir, C., Bilal, D., & Allard, S. (2018). Experience assessment: Designing an innovative curriculum for assessment and UX professionals. Performance Measurement and Metrics, 19(1), 30–39
  • Fleming-May, R. A., & Green, H. (2016). Digital innovations in poetry: Practices of creative writing faculty in online literary publishing. Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, 67(4), 859–873.
  • Green, H. E., & Fleming-May, R. A. (2015). Humanities Librarians and Virtual Verse: Changing Collections and User Services for Online Literature. The Journal of Academic Librarianship, 41(4), 457–465.
  •  Fleming-May, R. A., & Douglass, K. (2014). Framing librarianship in the academy: An analysis using Bolman and Deal’s model of organizations. College & Research Libraries, 75(3), 389–415.
  • Fleming-May, R. A. (2011). What is Library Use? Facets of Concept and a Typology of its Application in the Literature of Library and Information Science. The Library Quarterly, 81(3), 297–320.