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College of Information and Communications


Faculty and Staff

Elizabeth Jane Hartnett, Ph.D.

Title: Program Coordinator, South Carolina Center for Children's Books and Literacy
Department: School of Library and Information Science
College of Information and Communications
E-mail: lizjh@sc.edu
Phone: 803-777-9714
Office: South Carolina Center for Children's Books and Literacy
1430 Senate Street
Columbia, SC 29201
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Education

B.S., Education, University of Missouri
M.L.I.S., University of South Carolina
Ph.D., Library and Information Science, University of South Carolina

Research

Research interests include the intersection between libraries and learning, literature for children, and effective ways to promote literacy.

Teaching

In teaching courses on children's literature and materials, Dr. Hartnett works to empower students to effectively evaluate and utilize those tools in order to promote healthy academic and personal development among the children they serve.

Recent Publications

Hartnett, E. J. (2016). Why Make?. Public Libraries, 55(5), 20-25.

Tu-Keefner, F., Liu, J., Hartnett, E., & Hastings, S.K. (2017). Health Information Services and Technology Access during and after a Disaster: Lessons Learned by Public Librarians in South Carolina. Journal of Consumer Health on the Internet, 21 (1), 1–14.

Service

Member, School Library Media Committee, School of Library and Information Science

Member, Curriculum Committee, School of Library and Information Science

Program Coordinator, Education Special Interest Group, Association for Information Science and Technology