Library Staff Directory

Maksin, Melanie

Melanie Maksin

Director of Research Support and Outreach Programs
Center for Science and Social Science Information

MLIS, University of Pittsburgh
BA (History), Swarthmore College


Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL)

  • Bohémier, Kayleigh, Melanie Maksin and Gwyneth Crowley. “Wayfinding the Web: Applying Critical Information Literacy to a Google Instruction Session.” Online Searcher 41(1), July/August 2017. 16-21.
  • Maksin, Melanie. “Of the People, By the People, For the People: Critical Pedagogy and Government Information.” Critical Library Pedagogy Handbook, volume 1. Ed. Nicole Pagowsky and Kelly McElroy. Chicago: Association of College and Research Libraries, 2016. Chapter 13.
  • Bohémier, Kayleigh and Melanie Maksin. “Providing Google Scholar Workshops to Science and Social Science Students.” Information Outlook, September/October 2016. 12-14.
  • Maksin, Melanie and Kayleigh Bohémier. “Better Images, Better Searchers: Google Images and Visual Literacy in the Sciences and Social Sciences.” The Complete Guide to Using Google in Libraries, Volume 2: Research, User Applications, and Networking. Ed. Carol Smallwood. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2015. 79-88
  • Maksin, Melanie. “From Ready Reference to Research Conversations: The Role of Instruction in Academic Reference Service.” Rethinking Reference for Academic Libraries. Ed. Carrie Forbes and Jennifer Bowers. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2015. 169-84.
  • Maksin, Melanie and Nina Clements. “Beyond the Physical Archive: Imagining Primary Source Literacies in the Digital Age.” Imagine, Innovate, Inspire: The Proceedings of the ACRL 2013 Conference. Ed. Dawn M. Mueller. Chicago: Association of College and Research Libraries, 2013.