Journalism Librarian

Room 4 Wilson Library
612-624-1140
vhoulson@umn.edu

Lbrarian for the School of Journalism and Mass Communication who provides research and instructional support. Available to help with questions about newspapers, media studies, consumer spending demographics, audience research, advertising campaigns, public relations, public opinion. Available by email, phone, or by appointment:


 

WEBSITES AND RESEARCH GUIDES

Journalism Library
Guides for Journalism and Strategic Communication
Career and Employment Research
Ace The Job Search

Subject specialist for:

Education

B.A. Philosophy, Iowa State University

M.A. Library Science, University of Iowa

Service to Professional Organizations

Association of College and Research Libraries, Educational and Behavioral Sciences, Communication Studies Committee

Selected Presentations & Publications

"Getting Results from One-Shot Instruction: A Workshop for First-Year Students" College & Undergraduate Libraries; 2007, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p89-108

Co-authored with Kate McCready and Carla Steinberg Pfahl "Window into Our Patron's Needs: Analyzing Data from Chat Transcripts" Internet Reference Services Quarterly; 2006, Vol. 11 Issue 4, p19-39