Megan Carlton

Megan Carlton joined University Libraries as the science librarian and assistant professor in the Department of Research, Outreach, and Instruction. She holds a bachelor of science in animal science from Middle Tennessee State University and a master’s degree in library and information science from the University of Tennessee. Megan lives with her husband, two daughters, and three dogs. Prior to becoming a proud parent, she enjoyed traveling, horseback riding, kayaking, and training her dogs party tricks. Now, she usually manages to read one book a month.

There are 5 included publications by Megan Carlton :

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Libraries: Spaces to find primary sources in the sciences vs. humanities [poster] 2019 16 Poster presented at NCLA October 18, 2019. While primary sources refer to sources that contain original information, the distinction varies between subject areas and disciplines. Journal articles are considered secondary sources in the Humanities be...
Programming for citizen science across barriers: Opportunities for school, public, and academic libraries [slides] 2019 56 Slides from a presentation given June 5, 2019 at the Metrolina Library Association Annual Conference in Charlotte, NC.

The increase in popularity and awareness of citizen science projects has led to an astounding variety of opportunities for c...
Stimulating a Stagnant STEM Collection: Spotlight on the Revitalization of MTSU Library’s K-12 STEM Education Resources 2018 14 The Curriculum Collection at MTSU’s James E. Walker Library is a specialized collection that serves pre-K through 12th grade undergraduate education majors, graduate students enrolled in M.Ed., Ed.S., and Ph.D. programs in education, local K-12 educa...
Two birds one stone: Supporting data literacy and encouraging civic engagement using framework-inspired library programming [slides] 2019 31 Slides from presentation given October 18, 2019 at the North Carolina Library Association (NCLA) Conference in Winston Salem, NC. One of the challenges of supporting data literacy at the library is implementation across multiple levels of learning an...
What in the Zooniverse! Science literacy programming across libraries using citizen science [slides] 2019 10 Slides from a presentation given at the Virginia Library Association (VLA) Annual Conference October 24th, 2019. An introduction to citizen science and how it contributes to scientific literacy. We will look at a variety of projects for inspiration...