Anne Marie Perrault

Research Assistant Professor

Library and Information Studies

 540 Baldy Hall
 (716) 645-1482
 amp33@buffalo.edu


Promotion of Health and Wellness for Young Adults
Health Information Literacy for Young Adults
Information Resources and Services for Youth
Young Adult Literature and Services
Digital Technologies in Education

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Educational Background

Ph.D., Teaching and Curriculum (2006)

University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
Dissertation Title: Online Information Seeking Practices of Biology Teachers and the Perceived Influences on Instructional Planning

MLIS, Library and Information Science (1995), University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

B.S., English (1994), Magna Cum Laude, State University of New York at Brockport, Brockport, NY



Refereed Journal Articles

Perrault, A.M. (2011). Reaching All Learners: Understanding and Leveraging Points of Intersection for School Librarians and Special Education Teachers. School Library Media Research, 14. Available online: http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/aasl/aaslpubsandjournals/slmrb/slmrcon...

Mardis, M. & Perrault, A.M. (2008). A Whole New Library: Six “Senses” You Can Use to Make Sense of the New Standards and Guidelines. Teacher Librarian, 35(4), 34-38.

Perrault, A.M. (2007). An Exploratory Study of Biology Teachers' Online Information Seeking Practices. School Library Media Research. 10. Available online: http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/aasl/aaslpubsandjournals/slmrb/slmrcon...

Perrault, A.M. (2007). Schools as Information Ecologies: A Proposed Framework of Study. School Libraries Worldwide, 13(2), 49-62.

Editor - Journal

Perrault, A.M. (2011) Everyone's Special: Equal Opportunities for All Students to Learn. Knowledge Quest 39(3).

Book Chapters

Perrault, A.M. (Submitted, publication date: Feb. 2013). Boundary Spanning by Librarians to Support College Transition for Students with Disabilities. In K. Burhanna (Ed.), Informed Transitions: Libraries Supporting the Student Transition to College. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO.

Non-Refereed Journal Articles

Perrault, A.M. & Levesque, A, (Feb/March 2012). Empathetic Design: Sparking Innovations in School Libraries to Reach All Students. Knowledge Quest 40(4).

Perrault, A.M. (2010). Making Science Learning Available and Accessible to All Learners: Leveraging Digital Library Resources. Knowledge Quest 39(2).

Conference Proceedings/Papers (Refereed)

Perrault, A.M. (2007). Title: Information Seeking Behaviors of Educators: Fostering Webs of Sharing and Co-Constructing Knowledge. Proceedings of the International Association of School Librarianship 36th Annual Conference, Taipei, Taiwan, July 16-20, 2007. Erie, PA: International Association of School Librarianship.

Mardis, M.A. & Perrault, A.M. (2007). A metasynthesis of research on the
information behaviors of educators to inform a model of professional exchange between science teachers and library media specialists
. Division C-Learning and Instruction / Section 4: Science, AERA Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, April.

Perrault, A.M. (2007). Habits of Practice for Lifelong Learning: An Information Literacy Skills Course to Foster the Development of Educators as Models and Mentors. Association of Library Science Educators Conference (ALISE). Seattle, WA, January

Research Reports and White Papers

Perrault, A.M. (2006). American Competitiveness in the Internet Age.
Report from the 2006 Information Literacy Summit. National Forum on Information Literacy. October 16, 2006.1-16. http://infolit.enktesis.net/Documents/InfoLitSummit16Oct2007B.pdf

Conference Posters

Reaching All Learners: Understanding and Leveraging Points of Intersection for Special Education Teachers and School Librarians. New York State Council for Exceptional Children, Rochester, NY. October 22, 2011.

Multimodal Booktalk Project. New York State Council for Exceptional Children. Saratoga Springs, NY. October 9, 2010.

Studying the Online Information Seeking Practices of Educators and the Perceived Influences on Professional Practice. Association of Library Science Educators Conference (ALISE), San Antonio, TX, January 16, 2006.

Enhancing Technology Use for Higher Education Faculty and Their Students . Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education, Atlanta, GA. March 2004.

Presentations

Conference Presentations (Refereed)

Envisioning Opportunities: Exploring Multimodal Resources for Students with Disabilities. American Association of School Librarians National Conference and Exhibition, Minneapolis, MN, October 27-30, 2011.

School Librarians and Special Education Teachers: Exploring Untapped Professional Opportunities and Sharing Expertise. School Library Association of Western New York, Buffalo, NY October 15, 2011.

Equality of Opportunity: Inclusion and Independence in the School Library for Students with Disabilities. New York State Library Association- School Library Media Conference, Adams Mark Hotel, May 5-7, 2011.

Multimodal Booktalk Project. NYSATE/NYACTE, Saratoga Springs, NY October 21, 2010.

Multimodal Booktalk Project. Professional Development (PDS) School Consortium, Buffalo State, School of Education, Amherst, NY, October 1, 2010.

Multimodal Booktalk Project for Students with Special Needs. Western New York Task Force for Quality Inclusive Schooling Speaker Series, Niagara University, College of Education, May 10, 2010.

Habits of Practice for Lifelong Learning: An Information Literacy Skills Course to Foster the Development of Educators as Models and Mentors. Association of Library Science Educators Conference (ALISE), Seattle, WA, January 17, 2007.

Information seeking behaviors: How the habits of practice of K-12 can influence digital library development. National Science Foundation – National Science Digital Library Annual Conference. Washington DC, October 19, 2006.

Information seeking behaviors – the who, what, where, when, how and why: Habits of practice of K-12 educators and learners. Panel Presentation. Association of Library Science Educators Conference (ALISE), Seattle, WA, January 16, 2007.

Tension of Resource Management and the Role of Time in the Information Seeking Behaviors of Educators. Information Seeking Behaviors of Educators, 6th Annual Research Symposium of the Special Interest Group on Information Needs, Seeking, and Use (SIG USE) of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T). Austin, TX. November 4th, 2006.

Information Seeking Behaviors of Educators, 5th Annual Research Symposium of the Special Interest Group on Information Needs, Seeking, and Use (SIG USE) of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T). San Antonio, TX, October 29th, 2005.

Partnering with Schools of Education to Implement Best Practices in Teaching and Learning: Developing a Pre-service Teacher's Information Literacy Course. Association of Library Science Educators Conference (ALISE), San Antonio, TX, January 16, 2006 – Refereed Workshop - Co-facilitated with Dr. Dan Barron.

Invited Presentations

2006 Keynote Speaker, National Forum on Information Literacy Annual Meeting

2006 Panel Member – Community Literacy Connections: Building Communities
of Learners,
I-COMM (Information – Communication) Week. College of
Mass Communication and Information. University of South Carolina.

Grants

Civic Engagement Research Fellowship, University at Buffalo (2011). Consumer Health Informatics: Developing a Community Engagement Approach to Foster Health Literacy in Young Adults with Disabilities. $3,500/Funded.

Junior Research Grant, University at Buffalo (2011). Public Library Service for Children and Young Adults with Disabilities Project. $2,500/Funded.

American Association of School Librarians/ALA (2010). Leveraging Untapped Opportunities for Learning: Student with Disabilities and the School Library Media Program. $2,500/Funded.

Western New York Higher Education Task Force (2009). Multimodal Booktalking Project. $1,500/Funded.

Center for Teaching Excellence, University of South Carolina (2007). Teaching Excellence - Fundamentals of Inquiry. $3,200/Funded.

College of Mass Communication and Information Science (2006). Title: Online Information Seeking Behaviors of Preservice Elementary Teachers and Influences on Emerging Teaching and Learning Activities. $1,500/Summer Stipend. Funded.

Professional Memberships
American Association of School Librarians (AASL)
American Library Association (ALA)
American Education Research Association (AERA)
Association of Libraries and Information Science Educators (ALISE)
International Association of School Librarians (IASL)
Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)
New York State Library Association /School Library Media Specialist (NYLA/SLMS)
School Librarians' Association of New York (SLAWNY)