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Pamela Jackson

Position: Popular Culture Librarian
Phone: (619) 594-3809
Office: Library Addition 1101C
Address: San Diego State University
5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182-8050
Mail Code: MC-8050
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Subject Specialties

Theatre, Television & Film, Comic Arts

Professional History

Popular Culture Librarian
San Diego State University, 2016-
Information Literacy Librarian
San Diego State University, 2005-2016
Reference/Instruction Librarian
San José State University, 2002-2005
Project Assistant
The Why Files [http://whyfiles.org], 2001-2002
Library Assistant
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Center for Demography and Ecology Library, 1999-2001

Education

M.A. Library and Information Studies
University of Wisconsin-Madison,
M.A. English
Sonoma State University,
B.A. English, Magna Cum Laude, With Distinction
Sonoma State University,
A.A. Highest Honors
Saddleback College,
Management Certificate
Irvine Valley College,

Selected Publications & Presentations

Culbertson, A. & Jackson, P. (2016). Comics and the Modern Library Catalog: New Rules for Breaking the Rules. The Serials Librarian, In Process. Find Full–Text

Culbertson, A. & Jackson, P. (2016). Agents of C.H.A.N.G.E.: Breaking Ground in Collaborative Pop Culture Curation. In Kristen Totleben and Lori Birrell (Ed.), Collaborating for Impact: Special Collections and Liaison Librarian Partnerships (pp. 101-112). Chicago: ACRL/ALA.

Jackson, P. (2016, July). Making Comics Accessible for All . Presentation at the meeting of the Comic-Con International, San Diego, CA.

Culbertson, A. & Jackson, P. (2016). New Modes of Popular Culture Curation, or, My Life As Concierge of a Comics Flop House. Presentation at the meeting of the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association, Seattle, WA.

Jackson, P., Jarocki, Z. & Wong-Welch, J. (2015, June). But I found it on Google: Teaching college students Critical Digital Literacy. Poster session presented at the meeting of the American Library Association , San Francisco, CA.

Culbertson, A. & Jackson, P. (2015). NSFW: Sexually-Explicit Comics in Academic Libraries. Presentation at the meeting of the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association, New Orleans, LA.

Jackson, P., Culbertson, A., Lapins, M., Stapko, K., Tumlin, M. & Weston, W. (2014). It's Alive!: Comics and the Arts Visibility Initiative at SDSU. Poster session presented at the meeting of the Comic Arts Conference, Comic-Con, San Diego, CA.

Jackson, P. & Culbertson, A. (2014, April). Embracing Graphic Content: Comics and Science Fiction in Academic Libraries. Presentation at the meeting of the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association, Chicago, IL.

Jackson, P., Tumlin, M., Weston, W. & Culbertson, A. (2013, October). I Like My Books With Pictures: Comics in Academic Libraries, the SDSU Way. Presentation at the meeting of the San Diego Comic Fest, San Diego, CA.

Jackson, P., Culbertson, A., Tumlin, M. & Weston, W. (2013, July). Preserving Comic-Con\'s Cultural History: The Richard Alf Collection and The Comic-Con Kids. Poster session presented at the meeting of the Comic Arts Conference, Comic-Con, San Diego, CA.

Jackson, P. & Sullivan, P. (2011). International Students and Academic Libraries: Initiatives for Success. Chicago: Association of College and Research Libraries.

Jackson, P. & Jeffery, K. (2010, October). SDSU Library's Mobile Apps. Presentation at the meeting of the SANDALL Fall 2010 Workshop, Staying Connected: Mobile Apps for Law Libraries, San Diego, CA.

Jackson, P. (2010, April). Leveraging Our Expertise: A Team-Based Approach for Including Information Literacy in Curricular Design. Presentation at the meeting of the California Academic and Research Libraries (CARL) Conference, Sacramento, CA.

Jackson, P. (2010, March). Grand Opening of Aztlan Island: SDSU’s Virtual Presence in Second Life. Presentation at the meeting of the Lunches on Learning with the Provost. SDSU Center for Teaching and Learning, San Diego, CA.

Jackson, P. (2010, February). Strengthening Information Literacy Instruction Through New Campus Partnerships. Presentation at the meeting of the SCIL Works 2010, Long Beach, CA.

Jackson, P. (2009, May). Web 2.0, Social Software, Wikis, & Blogs. Presentation at the meeting of the SDSU Course Design Institute\\\'s One Day in May Symposium, San Diego, CA.

Jackson, P. (2009, May). Web 2.0, Social Software, Wikis, & Blogs. Presentation at the meeting of the SDSU Course Design Institute\'s One Day in May Symposium, San Diego, CA.

Jackson, P., Baber, C. & Julius, J. (2009, April). Partnering with the Library: Synergistic Collaborations for Teaching and Learning. Presentation at the meeting of the EDUCAUSE Western Regional Conference, San Francisco, California.

Jackson, P. (2007, January). Raising the Library's 'Cool' Quotient: Enhancing Academic Environments with Social Networking Services. Presentation at the meeting of the 2007 EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI) Annual Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia.

Jackson, P. (2007, March). The Information Literacy Exploratorium: A Life Raft in the Sea of Student Learning Outcomes. Presentation at the meeting of the ACRL 13th National Conference, Baltimore, Maryland.

Jackson, P. (2007, May). Meeting the Educational Expectations of 21st Century Digital Learners: Multimedia Podcasting in an Academic Library. Presentation at the meeting of the EDUCAUSE Western Regional Conference, San Francisco, California.

Jackson, P. (2007). Integrating Information Literacy into Blackboard: Building Campus Partnerships for Successful Student Learning. Journal of Academic Librarianship, 33(4), 454-461. Find Full–Text

Jackson, P. & Kowalczyk, B. (2006, February). Where Technology and Information Literacy Meet: Interactive Web-based Tutorials for Lifelong Learning. Presentation at the meeting of the Southern California Instruction Librarians (sCIL) Works 2006, California State University, San Marcos Library.

Jackson, P. (2006, April). Integrating Information Literacy into Blackboard Courses: Building Librarian and Faculty Partnerships for Student Success. Presentation at the meeting of the California Academic and Research Libraries (CARL) 11th Conference, Asilomar Conference Center, Pacific Grove, CA.

Jackson, P. & Kowalczyk, B. (2006, June). Preparing 21st Century Teens for Lifelong Learning: A Collaborative, Interactive, Web-Based Tutorial Project. Presentation at the meeting of the LOEX-of-the-West 2006, Fairmont Orchid, Kona Coast, Hawaii.

Jackson, P. (2006). : Plagiarism Instruction Online: Assessing Undergraduate Students’ Ability to Avoid Plagiarism. College & Research Libraries, 67(5), 418-428. Find Full–Text

Jackson, P. (2005, April). Plagiarism Instruction Online: Using an Interactive Information Literacy Tutorial to Assess Students' Understanding of Academic Integrity. Presentation at the meeting of the ACRL's 12th National Conference, Minneapolis, MN.

Jackson, P. & Kowalczyk, B. (2005, October ). Where Technology and Information Literacy Meet: Interactive Web-Based Tutorials for Lifelong Learning. Presentation at the meeting of the 2005 Library and Information Technology Association (LITA) National Forum, San Jose, CA.

Jackson, P. (2005). : Incoming international students and the library: A survey. Reference Services Review, 33(2), 197-209. Find Full–Text

Jackson, P. (2004, April). Plagiarism: The Crime of Intellectual Kidnapping. Presentation at the meeting of the California Academic and Research Libraries (CARL) 10th Conference, Pasadena, CA.

Jackson, P. (2004, August). Online Information Competence Tutorials: Influencing Change in Traditional Library Classrooms. Presentation at the meeting of the MERLOT (Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching) International Conference, Costa Mesa, CA.

Jackson, P. & Hope, C. (2004, November). Online Information Competence Tutorials. Presentation at the meeting of the California Library Association's Annual Conference, San Jose, CA.

Jackson, P. (2004, November). Plagiarism: The Crime of Intellectual Kidnapping. Presentation at the meeting of the California Library Association's Annual Conference, San Jose, CA.

Kendall, S. & Jackson, P. (2004). Evaluating and including government publications in your research. In C.A. Germain & D. Bernnard (Eds.), Empowering Students II: Teaching Information Literacy Concepts with Hands-on and Minds-on Activities (pp. 69-72). Pittsburg: Library Instruction Publications.

Jackson, P. (2004). The scientific research process. In C.A. Germain & D. Bernnard (Eds.), Empowering Students II: Teaching Information Literacy Concepts with Hands-on and Minds-on Activities (pp. 65-68). Pittsburg: Library Instruction Publications.

Jackson, P. & Meserve, H. (2003, May). Active Student Learning in the Library Instruction Session. Presentation at the meeting of the California Clearinghouse for Library Instruction (CCLI) 2003 Spring Workshop Infiltrating the Student Assignment, K-12 through College: Practical Approaches for Faculty and Librarian Cooperation, Fremont, CA.

Jackson, P. (2003, June). International Student Information Competence in Today's Global Community. Presentation at the meeting of the American Library Association, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Jackson, P. & Kendall, S. (2003, June). The One-Shot Library Instruction Session: From Traditional Orientation to Critical Thinking Assignments. Presentation at the meeting of the American Library Association, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Jackson, P. (2003, November). International Student Information Competence: A San José State University Survey. Presentation at the meeting of the . California Library Association's Annual Conference, Ontario, CA.

Kendall, S. & Jackson, P. (2003, November). Using Government Publications in Information Competence Sessions. Presentation at the meeting of the California Library Association's Annual Conference, Ontario, CA.

Jackson, P. & Meserve, H. (2003, November). Thinking4Real : Teaching and Learning in the Real World. Workshop to assist librarians in creating information competency assignments that are learner-centered and involve students in the learning process. Presentation at the meeting of the California Library Association's Annual Conference, Ontario, CA.

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