Gr Keer, MLIS Faculty Profile

Gr  Keer, MLIS

Associate Librarian, Outreach & Community Engagement Librarian

University Libraries

 

Librarian Liaison to English, Communication, Human Development, and SEAS (Student Equity & Success)

  • MLIS, Rutgers University
  • BA, Rutgers University
Fall Semester 2021
Course #SecCourse TitleDaysFromToLocationCampus
INFO 21004Intro to Info Literacy SkillsM6:00PM6:50PMWEB-SYNCHOnline Campus

Alexander, S., Bickley, T., Keer, G., Soules, A. & Wakimoto, D. (2017). Information literacy assessment entree: Using a reflective essay to assess course learning outcomes. In A. W. Dobbs (Ed.), The Library Assessment Cookbook. Chicago, IL: ACRL Press.

Bell K.M., Keer G. (2021) Representing Queer Communities: News Media Stylebooks and LGBTQ Visibility. In: Ward S.J. (eds) Handbook of Global Media Ethics. Springer, Cham. https://doi-org.proxylib.csueastbay.edu/10.1007/978-3-319-32103-5_62 

Bussmann, J., Altamirano, I., Hansen, S. ., Johnson, N., & Keer, G. (2020). Science Librarianship and Social Justice: Part One Foundational Concepts. Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, (94). https://doi.org/10.29173/istl62

Bussmann, J., Altamirano, I., Hansen, S., Johnson, N., & Keer, G. (2020). Science Librarianship and Social Justice: Part Two Intermediate Concepts. Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, (95). https://doi.org/10.29173/istl2570

Bussmann, J., Altamirano, I., Hansen, S., Johnson, N., & Keer, G. (2020). Science Librarianship and Social Justice: Part Three Advanced Concepts. Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, (96). https://doi.org/10.29173/istl2570

Bussmann, J., Altamirano, I., Hansen, S., Johnson, N., & Keer, G. Science Librarianship and Social Justice: Part Four Capstone Concepts. Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, forthcoming 2021.

Keer, G. (2010). Critical pedagogy and information literacy in community colleges. In M. T. Accardi, E. Drabinski, & A. Kumbier (Eds.), Critical Library Instruction: Theories and Methods. Duluth, MN: Library Juice Press.

Keer, G. (2016). Barriers to critical pedagogy in information literacy teaching. In N. Pagowsky & K. McElroy (Eds.), Critical Library Pedagogy Handbook Vol. 1. Chicago, IL: ACRL Press.

Keer, G. & Bussmann, J. D. (2019). A Case for a Critical Information Ethics: Lessons Learned from Research Justice, Journal of Critical Library and Information Studies 2(1). https://doi.org/10.24242/jclis.v2i1.57 

Keer, G. & Carlos, A. (2014). The stereotype stereotype: Our obsession with librarian representation. In N. Pagowsky & M. Rigby (Eds.), The Librarian Stereotype: Deconstructing Presentations and Perceptions of Information Workers. Chicago, IL: ACRL Press.

Keer, G. & Carlos, A. (Oct. 2015). The stereotype stereotype, reprinted in American Libraries Magazine.

Wood, L., & Keer, G. (2021). Problematizing Peer Review: Academic Librarians’ Pedagogical Approaches to Peer Review. Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication, 9(1). http://doi.org/10.7710/2162-3309.2399

Invited:

Feminist & queer pedagogy at University of California, Berkeley (March 29, 2016)

Critical literacies & asset pedagogies at Canadian Association of Professional Academic Librarians national conference (May 31, 2015)

Research justice & information literacy at University of San Francisco (May 29, 2014)

RSS for research at Professional Development Day at Philadelphia Community College (2009)

Juried:

Who knows? A cultural wealth approach to knowledge production, information literacy and civic participation at Association of College and Research Libraries national conference (March 26, 2015)

International, National & Statewide Conferences:

Problematizing peer review at California Conference on Library Instruction (May 5, 2017)

Peer review: problems of power at Association of College and Research Libraries/New York Symposium (December 2, 2016)

Students’ cultural wealth and information literacy: A critical approach to participatory literacy at Reforma national conference (April 2, 2015)

Community engagement and information literacy: A case study at Colloquium on Libraries & Service Learning national conference (August 11, 2014)

A wealth of information: Online learning & the library at Online Teaching Conference (June 20-21, 2014)

Transforming knowledge production: Decolonizing information literacy at California Association of Research Libraries annual conference (April 4-6, 2014)

Improving literacy through action research at Action Research Network of the Americas international conference (May 1, 2013)

Critical library instruction: Bringing the real world into library instruction at California Conference on Library Instruction annual conference (April 5, 2013)

Cardigans & tattoos: Why are we so obsessed with librarian stereotypes? At Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association national conference (March 29, 2013)

Completing a scholarly project during the academic year (CSUEB Faculty Learning Community, 2016-17)

Diversity & social justice pedagogy (CSUEB Faculty Learning Community, 2015-16)

Culturally inclusive & responsive teaching & learning (CSUEB Faculty Learning Community, 2014-15)

Writing an article in 12 weeks (CSUEB Faculty Learning Community, 2013-14)

Queer Youth Arts (QYA) at National Queer Arts Festival (Queer Cultural Center, 2013)

Social justice & community engagement (CSUEB Faculty Learning Community, 2012-13)