Poster Description: This poster outlines a collaboration between a librarian and nursing faculty to integrate information literacy and evidence-based practice into an online baccalaureate nursing course. As a result of the collaboration, students learned essential skills at the beginning of their program and were encouraged to seek help from the librarian.
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Presenter Names: Tessa Withorn, California State University Dominguez Hills and Dr. Sally Mahmoud, California State University Dominguez Hills
Tessa Withorn is the Online Learning Librarian at California State University Dominguez Hills. She holds an MLS from Indiana University Bloomington (2017) and a Bachelor’s in English from the University of Louisville (2015). Her research interests include the roles of online learning librarians and critical digital pedagogy. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Sally Mahmoud is a full-time assistant professor at Cal State University Dominguez Hills teaching in the Baccalaureate nursing program. Dr. Mahmoud has a doctorate in nursing education with an emphasis in leadership, and a dual master’s in nursing and in public health. With over 25 years of experience as a registered nurse, Dr. Mahmoud’s background practices include clinical, public health and leadership specialties. She has been working in academia since 2007. Dr. Mahmoud’s teaching philosophy is supportive, collaborative, and caring.