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Pamela Kessinger photo   Pamela Kessinger, Department Chair, Library Faculty

   Portland Community College (Oregon)

   Rock Creek Campus


   pkessing (at)


Pam advocates for "information literacy" sequenced across the curriculum. She serves on the Reading Apprenticeship Leadership Team and RA Community of Practice. She occasionally teaches the 1-credit course LIB 101.  She currently serves on the college-wide Curriculum committee.

Kessinger, Pamela."Integrated Instruction Framework for Information Literacy". Journal of Information Literacy. 7(2). December 2013. 33-59.


Mapping Course Outcomes to Information Literacy Objectives: The Research Support Framework. Workshop presented at the Oregon Information Literacy Summit, Oregon State University-Cascades campus, Bend, Oregon. ILAGO. 2013.

Integrated Instruction framework for information literacy. Paper presented at Librarians' Information Literacy Annual Conference, University of Manchester, England. LILAC. 2013.

Research Support Framework

National Council on Student Development Conference; Librarians Connect - as collaborators, mentors and advocates. October 22-25 2009

Sabbatical Briefing: How do librarians support pre-college ready learners?

Tools for teaching

Academic Research

Wikipedia v. Academia chart

Academic Research Bibliography

Concept Map: Ideological Frames

Defining a Topic and Research Question


Librarians and Librarianship

What is a librarian?

Information Literacy Integration Systems and Timeline View (Rock Creek)


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