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Emilie Menzel

LIBRARIANSHIP PORTFOLIO

LIBRARY PUBLICATIONS

 

Articles, papers, presentations, and posters on topics of librarianship, literary community, and research

ARTICLES & PAPERS

  • "The Information-Seeking Behavior and Visual Studies Engagement of Creative Writers: Exploratory Interviews" | MSLS Thesis Paper | UNC Chapel Hill | Sumer 2022

PRESENTATIONS & POSTERS

  • "Finding Creative Libraries" | Talk | The Seventh Wave | Spring 2022

  • "Taking a User-Centered Approach to Digital Teaching Resources" | Talk | Duke University Libraries: Munch and Mull  | Spring 2022

Library Resource Guides

RESOURCE GUIDES

 

Collections of subject-specific resources, selected and arranged for distinct target audiences

Library Resources for Creatives_ A Resource Guide by Seventh Wave

LIBRARY RESOURCES FOR CREATIVES

Selection of recommendations for creative writers navigating academic libraries, public domain, and open access resources.

Created as an accompaniment to the Seventh Wave process talk "Finding Creative Libraries."

The Seventh Wave

Fairy Tales Guide

CONTEMPORARY FAIRY TALES LIBRARY GUIDE

Library guide website offering an introduction and entry-point to the field of contemporary fairy tales. Designed for communities without access to university library resources.

UNC Chapel Hill

Teen Resource Guide

 

TEEN COMMUNITY RESOURCE

Recommendations of local resources for teens living in Orange County, North Carolina

UNC Chapel Hill

The Gretel Presents_ In Black and White, Library Four

 

IN BLACK AND WHITE

Digital visual resource guide to artwork and writing engaged with high contrast, silhouette, shadow, stereotype, and, in short, the black and white.

Created for a creative audience.

The Gretel

The Gretel

 

THE GRETEL

Digital resource guides of gently haunted art and literature topics. The Gretel is an exploration of the creative capacities of reference librarianship.

The Gretel

Teen Identity Development Resource

 

TEEN IDENTITY DEVELOPMENT RESOURCE

Digital resources for teens in the United States interested in exploring their own gender identities 

Created in collaboration with Esther Davis, Coco Casey, and Kari Spencer. Website design by Kari Spencer. Choose-your-resource illustrated by Coco Casey.

UNC Chapel Hill

Seventh Wave Resource Guide

RESOURCES FOR REBELLIOUS JOY

Curation of books, artwork, organizations, media, and music for beginning a creative exploration of the concept of rebellious joy.

Created to accompany Seventh Wave's themed 13th issue: Rebellious Joy

The Seventh Wave

Libraries For AAPI

 

LIBRARIES FOR ASIAN AMERICAN PACIFIC ISLANDERS

 

Resources for youth librarians to educate their local communities about the history of discrimination toward the Asian American Pacific Islander and to support the Asian American Pacific Islander community.

 

Created in collaboration with Meredith Jeffers, Angelique Marrero, Constance Roberts, and Helen Sharma.

UNC Chapel Hill

Reconsidering Pocahontas

 

RECONSIDERING POCAHONTAS

Curation of books, articles, and websites that disrupt stereotyping narratives, add historical depth, and consider the often ignored complexity of the Pocahontas story.

Created for childhood educators & youth librarians.

UNC Chapel Hill

Literacy Education

LITERACY EDUCATION

 

Composition and writing teaching experience and teaching philosophy

Artist deskspace

TEACHING PHILOSOPHY

Approach to teaching first year composition courses in an academic setting

University of Massachusetts Amherst Courses

UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS COURSES

 

Composition and creative writing courses taught at UMass Amherst. Descriptions of courses and teaching responsibilities.

Juniper Institute for Young Writers Courses

JUNIPER YOUNG WRITERS CONFERENCE COURSES

 

Creative writing workshops and craft sessions taught at JIYW. Descriptions of sessions and teaching responsibilities.

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