Linda Salem

Linda
Position: Education LIbrarian
Academic Rank: Librarian; Tenured
Phone:(619) 594-5148
email: lsalem@sdsu.edu
Department Affiliation: Collection Development & Resource Sharing
Foreign Languages: Spanish [speak, read, understand] : French [write, read, understand]
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San Diego State University
5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182-8050
Mail Code: MC-8050
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About Linda

Linda Salem is the SDSU Education Librarian. She offers student and faculty research consultations, course-based instruction, class visits, and other library-related services.
Her office hours are Wednesdays and Thursdays from 11 am to 1 pm. She is also available outside of these hours by appointment. To schedule an appointment, contact her at lsalem@sdsu.edu 

Professional History

Librarian
San Diego State University, 2002-present
Associate Librarian, Armacost Library
University of Redlands, 1992-2002

Education

Certificate of Proficiency with a Specialization in Illustration
Rare Book School, University of Virginia, 2019
Master of Education - Administration
University of Redlands, 2001
Master of Library and Information Science
Emporia State University, 1992

Selected Publications & Presentations

Salem, L. (2021, October 20). Takeo Takei, Aruki Taro, and Japanese Illustrated Children's Literature. Lecture. Presentation at the meeting of the The Rebellious Miss Breed. San Diego Public Library & the Japanese American Incarceration project. Funded by Cal Humanities Grant., San Diego Central Library @ Joan Λ Irwin Jacobs Common Shiley Suite.

Hasegawa, S., Salem, L. & Domingoes, B. (2021, September). Call to Serve: Clara E. Breed & the Japanese American Incarceration & the WW-II Japanese American Incarceration (Exhibit Co-curator). Presentation at the meeting of the The Rebellious Miss Breed. San Diego Public Library & the Japanese American Incarceration project. Funded by Cal Humanities Grant., San Diego Central Library @ Joan Λ Irwin Jacobs Common Central Library Art Gallery.

Salem, L. (2021, August). How Diverse is the Academic Library Children’s Picture Book Collection? Using Diverse Bookfinder’s Content Analysis, Demographic Data, and Historical Bibliographies to Analyze a Picture Book Collection. Collection Management, online(online), 1-21.Find Full–Text of How Diverse is the Academic Library Children’s Picture Book Collection? Using Diverse Bookfinder’s Content Analysis, Demographic Data, and Historical Bibliographies to Analyze a Picture Book Collection

Tully, T., Salem, L. & Weston, W. (2021, November). How a year of Online instructional modality impacted library streaming media use at SDSU: was it a flashflood or a climatic change?. Poster session presented at the meeting of the Charleston Conference, Charleston, South Carolina.

Salem, L. (2021, Feb). Documenting the Portrayal of Diversity in Children's Books. Collections Management. Special Issue Children's and Young Adult Collections in Academic Libraries, 46(3-4), 174-185.Find Full–Text of Documenting the Portrayal of Diversity in Children's Books

Salem, L. (2017, July). Illustration portfolio presented in showcase is online at lindasalem.com. Presentation at the meeting of the 46th Society for Children's Book Writers and Illustrators Annual Summer Conference, Portfolio Showcase, JW Marriott at LA LIVE, Los Angeles, CA.

Salem, L. (2017, June). Ukiyo-e, the Floating World Picture, and Children. Illustration Blog, 6: http://libguides.sdsu.edu/c.php?g=560436&p=4151363

Salem, L. (2017). . Poetic Youth Literary Festival Chapbook, San Diego State University , 1, 14.Find Full–Text of

Salem, L. (2017, April ). Celebrate El Dia. Illustration Blog, 3: http://libguides.sdsu.edu/c.php?g=560436&p=4151363

Salem, L. (2017, May 18). Chris Riddell and Letterpress Texture in The Sleeper and The Spindle (2015). Illustration Blog, 4: http://libguides.sdsu.edu/c.php?g=560436&p=4151363&t=10089

Salem, L. (2017, May ). Fairytale Illustrations - Relief and Illumination. Illustration Blog, 5: http://libguides.sdsu.edu/c.php?g=560436&p=4151363

Salem, L. (2017, May). Co-Organizer for Children's Literature Society Panels 1-3.. Panel 1: American Children’s Poetry and its Audiences; Panels 2-3: “The times they are a changin”: Exploring the Many Faceted Nature of Diversity.. Presentation at the meeting of the Children's Literature Society of the American Literature Association, Boston, MA.

Salem, L. (2016, November). Making Color from Insects in Illustrated Scientific Materials. Illustration Blog, 1: http://libguides.sdsu.edu/c.php?g=560436&p=4151363

Salem, L. (2016, Dec 23). Takeo Takei and Miss Clara Breed.. Illustration Blog, 2: http://libguides.sdsu.edu/c.php?g=560436&p=4151363

Salem, L. (2016). Evidencing Influences in the Edward Gorey Personal Library.. In D.L. Clark & L. Salem (Ed.), Frontiers in American Children's Literarure (pp. ---). Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, GB: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Salem, L. & Clark, D. (2016). Frontiers in American Children's Literature. Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, GB: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Salem, L. (2015, May). Society Co-Director, Panels Organizer and Chair - “Nobody Understands Me: Evil Kids in Children’s Literature”—Parts 1 & 2 Panels. Presentation at the meeting of the Childrens Literature Society, American Literature Association Annual Meeting, Boston, MA.

Salem, L. (2014, October). Edward Gorey and His Influences. Presentation at the meeting of the Comic Fest , San Diego, CA.

Salem, L. (2013). Turning a page on access to international children's books. Reference Reviews, 27(1), 4-8.Find Full–Text of Turning a page on access to international children\'s books

Salem, L. (2012, April 18). An Interview With Zohreh Ghahremani. KPBS.org: http://www.kpbs.org/news/2012/apr/18/interview-zohreh-gharemani/

Salem, L. (2012, February 7). Crossing Boundaries To Inspire A Global Village: An Interview With Mina Javaherbin. KPBS.org: http://www.kpbs.org/news/2012/feb/07/if-i-can-do-it-they-can-too-interview-mina-javaher/

Salem, L., Cronin, B. & Bliss, L. (2012, November/Dec). Smarter Together: Collaborative Tablet Communities on Campus and Reference Services Innovation. Library Technology Reports, 48(8), 17-21.Find Full–Text of Smarter Together: Collaborative Tablet Communities on Campus and Reference Services Innovation

Salem, L. (2011, May 3). A Window Wrapped around the Sun: Interview with Susan Vreeland. KPBS.org: http://www.kpbs.org/news/2011/may/03/window-wrapped-around-sun-interview-susan-vreeland/

Salem, L. (2011, May 3). A Window Wrapped around the Sun: Interview with Susan Vreeland. KPBS.org, .(.), .-..Find Full–Text of A Window Wrapped around the Sun: Interview with Susan Vreeland

Salem, L. (2010, October 14). Experience And Imagination: Interview With lê thị diễm thúy. KPBS.org: http://www.kpbs.org/news/2010/sep/23/experience-and-imagination-interview-le-thi-diem-t/

Salem, L. (2004). Children's Literature Studies. Cases and Discussions. . Englewood, CO: Libraries Unlimited, Inc. .

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