Juanita Thacker

Juanita Thacker holds a MLIS from UNC Greensboro where she works as the Information Literacy Lecturer for the University Libraries. Thacker also holds a bachelor's degree in business education/information technologies from East Carolina University. She has served on various committees over the years devoted to advocating for all library users including students and paralibrary staff. Thacker continues to foster her passion for EDI issues via her role as founding and marketing team member of WOC+Lib.

There are 8 included publications by Juanita Thacker :

TitleDateViewsBrief Description
All aboard! Virtual onboarding for new librarians during a pandemic [Poster] 2021 73 Poster presented at the NCLA Biennial Conference which was held both virtually and in Winston-Salem, NC in October 2021.
Building Bridges & Boundaries: Transitioning to Online First-year Experience Instruction [Slides] 2022 44 Presentation given at LAUNC-CH 2022 on March 14, 2022 related to the experience of transitioning library instruction for large enrollment introductory courses from an in-person format to an online format. Panel presentation.
Fostering the Evolution of Library Roles through Reframing 2021 48 In the previous chapter, we began with a discussion about how end users view each and every library employee as a librarian. "When people are seeking help in your library, YOU are a librarian," stated former youth services consultant for the State Li...
If you've got time to lean...rethinking productivity [Slides] 2022 39 Slides presented at the Library Association at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (LAUNC-CH) Conference held virtually on Monday, March 14, 2022
(Not) Another Anti-Racist Reading Group: From Discussion to Action [slides] 2021 60 Panel presentation for ASERL 2021. In the months since the Black Lives Matter uprisings in the summer of 2020, much has been written about the use of reading lists and book clubs to educate and facilitate difficult conversations about racism, and muc...
Rankism and Marginalization in Academic Libraries 2021 110 “When people are seeking help in your library, YOU are a librarian," shared Lori Special, former youth services consultant for the State Library of North Carolina and current University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) library and information s...
Silenced and Siloed: Racism, Rankism and the Age of COVID [Slides] 2021 64 Slides presented at the Critical Pedagogy Symposium held online May 17-19, 2021.
What’s the Score: Assessing Gaming Habits & Preferences UNC Greensboro Students [Poster] 2019 47 Poster presented at the NCLA Biennial Conference in Winston-Salem, NC in October 2019.