Associate Director of Research & Instructional Services
123 Skillman Library

Selected Publications:

Blog post
Xu, L. (2018, June 21). Leveraging the Asian Studies project locally. Ithaka S+R.

Peer-reviewed articles
Xu, L., & Jahre, B. (2018). From service providers to collaborators and partners: A non-discipline based approach at a liberal arts college. New Review of Academic Librarianship, 24(3-4), 418-29.

Xu, L. (2017). Establishing a vibrant information literacy program in the absence of curriculum mandate: A case study. International Journal of Librarianship, 2(2), 84–91.

Xu, L., & Gil, N. (2017). Librarians as co-teachers and curators: integrating information literacy in a studio art course at a liberal arts college. Art Documentation: Journal of the Art Libraries Society of North America, 36(1), 122–136. (ALA Library Instruction Round Table top 20 articles in 2017)

Books and chapters
Xu, L. Lafayette College: A non-liaison based information literacy program. In The hidden architectures of information literacy programs. Association of College and Research Libraries. Forthcoming in December 2019.

Xu, L., & Gil, N. (2018). Copyright, fair use, and art making. In Fair use in the visual arts: Lesson plans for librarians. Art Libraries Society of North America. 33-40.

Xu, L., and Silvestri, T. (2007). “Librarian and faculty collaborations in first-year programs: Re-Imagining the Web in student research.” In Information literacy collaborations that work. Neal Schuman. 193–204.

Jacobson, T., & Xu, L. (2004). Motivating students in information literacy classes. Neal Schuman. (2005 ACRL Ilene F. Rockman Instruction Publication of the Year Award)