Jennifer Hootman

Reference Outreach & Instruction Librarian

Minitex; 15 Andersen Library

I'm a Reference Outreach & Instruction librarian at Minitex, a program of the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities University Libraries. Previous to my position at Minitex, I worked at Illinois State University's Milner Library as an Instructional Services Librarian.

In my role at Minitex I, along with my colleagues, provide instructional and technical support for the statewide resources, Electronic Library for Minnesota, and participate in our statewide virtual reference service, AskMN.

My areas of professional interest and experience include

  • design and development of instructional materials and online tutorials
  • e-learning and teaching
  • instruction of first-year university and high school students
  • curriculum development

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M.L.I.S., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

M.A., History, Illinois State University

B.A., History, Bradley University

Service to Professional Organizations

Minnesota Library Association, Treasurer 2014-2016