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Phil Edwards

Pronouns: He/Him/His


  • MSI, University of Michigan
  • MS, Information, University of Michigan
  • BS, Chemistry, University at Buffalo-SUNY


  • Academic Librarianship
  • Information Organization
  • Science Information
  • Critical Digital Pedagogy
  • Graduate and Professional Student Development
  • Scholarly Communication

Courses taught:

  • INSC 520, Information Representation and Organization

My favorite thing about working at SIS is:

Interacting with our graduate students as they explore and refine their professional ambitions.

Professional memberships:

  • American Library Association (ALA)
  • Online Learning Consortium (OLC)
  • Professional and Organizational Development (POD) Network in Higher Education
  • International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learing (ISSOTL)


  • Hansen, D. R., Cross, W. M., & Edwards, P. M. (2013). Copyright policy and practice in electronic reserves among ARL libraries. College & Research Libraries, 74(1), 69-84. doi:10.5860/crl-313
  • Cross, W. M., & Edwards, P. M. (2011). Preservice legal education for academic librarians within ALA-accredited degree programs. portal: Libraries and the Academy, 11(1), 533-550. Retrieved from
  • Edwards, P. M. (2010). Theories-in-use and reflection-in-action: Core principles for LIS education. Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 51(1), 18-29. Retrieved from
  • Edwards, P. M., Jennerich, E. Z., & Ward, J. L. (2009). Supporting a culture of library research at the University of Washington at Seattle. In E. Connor (Ed.), An introduction to staff development in academic libraries (pp. 77-89). New York, NY: Routledge.
  • Edwards, P. M. (2004). Collection development and maintenance across libraries, archives, and museums: A novel collaborative approach. Library Resources & Technical Services, 48(1), 26-33.