Biography

carroll-0502 (1)Alex Carroll, MSLS, is the Research Librarian for Engineering and Biotechnology at the NCSU Libraries. He facilitates faculty research and offers curriculum-integrated information literacy instruction to students in the College of Textiles and the College of Engineering, with particular emphasis on areas that intersect with human and animal health. In 2016, he was honored with the Award for Professional Excellence by a New Health Sciences Librarian by the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the Medical Library Association.

Previously, Alex was the Agriculture and Natural Resources Librarian at the University of Maryland. In addition to serving as the liaison librarian to the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Alex was the co-founder and co-director of the UMD Libraries’ Research & Teaching Fellowship, as well as a founding member of the UMD Libraries’ award winning Graduate Student Outreach Team. Alex was an embedded librarian to multiple student teams within the Gemstone Honors Program, and was recognized as the Gemstone Librarian of the Year in 2014

Alex received his MSLS degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s School of Information and Library Science in May 2013. His research interests include evidence-based practice, mentoring LIS students, and improving information literacy instruction for undergraduate and graduate students in the sciences.

Want to talk about teaching and learning, evidence based practice, or (health) science librarianship? Email at alexanderj.carroll at gmail dot com.

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