Jennifer Corbin



Jennifer Corbin


Head, Center for Library User Education


(504) 314-2916


CLUE (Center for Library User Education)


The Head of the Center for Library User Education (CLUE) provides leadership and supervision for CLUE Research & Instruction librarians, staff and student employees who provide research and instruction services for the Tulane Community and other library users. Reporting to the Director of Access, Research & Instruction, the Head of CLUE coordinates instruction services by promoting information fluency and instruction services on campus, leading the Library Instruction Group in best practices in information fluency pedagogy, assessment and presentation skills; assigning course-related instruction requests. Develops, plans and assesses, in collaboration with other instruction librarians, research and instruction services based on national trends, current research, best practices and the needs of the Tulane community. Plans, delivers and assesses information fluency instruction in classroom, one-on-one  and online settings. Provides research and instruction services to individuals at the Research Help Desk, by phone and online.  Fills a bibliographer role and participates in library committees, campus-wide committees, and national committees.

Degrees & Professional Certifications

MLS, Library Science, Indiana University
BA, History and Spanish, Indiana University

Professional Affiliations

American Library Association (ALA)

  • Library Instruction Round Table (LIRT)

Association for College and Research Libraries (ACRL)

  • ACRL Instruction Section
  • ACRL Education and Behavioral Sciences Section

ACRL-LA, Lousiana Chapter of ACRL

Professional Activities

ALA, Library Instruction Round Table, Co-Chair, Membership Committee, 2009 to present.

ALA, Library Instruction Round Table, Membership Committee, 2008 to present

Corbin, J. L. (2009). Are you ready for the future of English Composition? Information Literacy, Visual Literacy and the Digital Video Research “Paper.” Poster session presented at the Association of College and Research Libraries 14th National Conference, Seattle, WA.

Corbin, J. L. (2009). Beyond Subject Guides: Using LibGuides for Information Literacy Instruction. Roundtable Session presented at the Association of College and Research Libraries 14th National Conference, Seattle, WA.

Corbin, J., Wood, A., Miller, R., Blakely, R., Mercantel, J., Niemla, K, et al. (2008).  Web 2.0 Q & A, Panel Session, LOUIS Users Conference, Baton Rouge, LA, Oct. 9-10.

Professional Interests

Information fluency instruction and assessment.

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