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Shannon Crawford-Barniskis

Shannon Crawford-Barniskis

PhD Student

611310 School of Information Studies
Office:NWQB 6488
Phone:(414) 229-4707
Fax:Fax(414) 229-6699
Email:crawfo55@uwm.edu

Shannon Crawford-Barniskis

PhD Student

Education

M.L.I.S., Master of Library and Information Science, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

B.S., Epistemology, Library and Information Science minor, University of Wisconsin-Superior

Research Interests 

Public Libraries
Access/Intellectual Freedom
Creative Spaces and Programs in Libraries
Information Policy
Community Informatics

Professional Societies/Memberships

American Library Association
Young Adult Library Services Association
Social Responsibilities Roundtable
Library Research Roundtable
Wisconsin Library Association
ASIST
Wisconsin Center for the Book
ALISE

Publications

Crawford Barniskis, S. (2012). Graffiti, poetry, dance: How public library art programs affect teens. Part 1: Introduction & literature review.Journal of Research on Libraries and Young Adults, 2(3). 

Crawford Barniskis, S. (2012). Graffiti, poetry, dance: How public library art programs affect teens. Part 2: The research study and its practical implications.Journal of Research on Libraries and Young Adults, 2(3).

Crawford Barniskis, S. (2013). Teaching Art to Teens in Public Libraries.Teaching Artist Journal, 11(2), 81-96. doi: 10.1080/15411796.2013.761055

Crawford Barniskis, S. (2013). Embedded, Participatory Research: Creating a Grounded Theory with Teenagers.Evidence Based Library and Information Practice, 8(1), 47-58. 

Barniskis, S. C. (2013). Makerspaces and Teaching Artists.Teaching Artist Journal, 12(1), 6-14. doi: 10.1080/15411796.2014.844621

Crawford Barniskis, S. (in press) Deconstructing the Mission: A Critical Content Analysis of Public Library Mission Statements, The Library Quarterly.

Crawford Barniskis, S. (2014) “STEAM: Science and art meet in rural library makerspaces” in the iConference 2014 proceedings, Berlin, Germany. Located at http://hdl.handle.net/2142/47328.

Scholarly Activities

Crawford Barniskis, S. (2014, Nov. 3) Librarian as Enzyme: Access, Intellectual Freedom, and Creative Library Spaces/ Makerspaces. Presented at the Wisconsin Library Association annual conference, Baraboo, WI.

Crawford Barniskis, S. (2014, June 28) “Library Fines: Barriers to Access?” paper presentation at ALA Annual Conference, Las Vegas, NV.

Bennett-Kapuzniak, R., Crawford Barniskis, S., Latham, J., McCleer, A., & Thiele, J . (2014, June 29) “Leveraging National Data to Advocate Locally,” presentation at ALA Annual Conference, Las Vegas, NV.

IMLS Learning Spaces in Libraries summit (2014, May 15). San Francisco, CA. Invited Speaker.

Bennett-Kapuzniak, R., Crawford Barniskis, S., Latham, J., McCleer, A., & Thiele, J. (2014,Jan. 22).Converging Knowledge: Networking the Gap between Public Librarians and Researchers. Poster presented at ALISE, Philedelphia, PA.

Bennett-Kapuzniak, R., Crawford Barniskis, S., Latham, J., McCleer, A., & Thiele, J. (2013,Oct. 24).The traditional, the digital and you: Discussing the Pew Report and what it means to Wisconsin. Presented at the Wisconsin Association of Public Libraries, Lake Geneva, WI.

Crawford Barniskis, S. (2013,Oct. 23)Let's Create with Makerspace. Presented at the Wisconsin Library Association annual conference, Green Bay, WI.

Crawford Barniskis, S. (2013, July ).Teens in the research team: Telling the story of teen experiences in public libraries. Poster presented at the Canadian Association of Information Science Annual Conference : Tales from the Edge: Narrative Voices in Information Research and Practice, Victoria, BC.

Bennett-Kapuzniak, R., Crawford Barniskis, S., Latham, J., McCleer, A., & Thiele, J. (2013,May 2).The traditional, the digital and you: Discussing the Pew Report. Presented at the Wisconsin Association of Public Libraries, Lake Geneva, WI.

Crawford Barniskis, S. (2013,May 2).Making It @ Your Library. Presented at the Wisconsin Association of Public Libraries, Lake Geneva, WI.

Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) Writing Award 2013, for “Graffiti, Poetry, Dance: How Public Library Art Programs Affect Teens” articles.

Crawford Barniskis, S. (2012,June 24). Graffiti, Poetry, Dance: How Public Library Art Programs Affect Teen. Presentation at the American Library Association Annual Conference, Anaheim, CA.

Crawford Barniskis, S. (2012,May 31).Making It: Content Creation in Public Libraries. Presentation at the Rhode Island Library Association Annual Conference, Bryant University, Smithfield, RI.

Crawford Barniskis, S. (2011). Awarded the Frances Henne/VOYA research grant for “Graffiti, Poetry, Dance” research proposal.

Crawford Barniskis, S. & Jones Cournoyer, S (2010,Nov. 3.).Users prefer weeded collection. Presentation at the Wisconsin Library Association Annual Conference, Wisconsin Dells, WI,.

Teaching Assistant, School of Information Studies, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2014-present.

Research Assistant, School of Information Studies, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2012-present.