B.A., English and Theater Education, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
M.L.I.S., University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Ed.D., Curriculum and Instruction, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
Dr. Heather Moorefield-Lang joins the School of Library and Information Science faculty
after serving six years in the University Libraries at Virginia Tech where she held
the role of education and applied social sciences librarian.
Dr. Moorefield-Lang's research is focused in technology in education and libraries,
specifically honing in on the narratives and uses of technology based tools in those
settings. She is the current chair of the American Association of School Librarians
Best Websites for Teaching and Learning Committee and continues her work integrating
technology in libraries and classrooms under her brand Tech 15. Her current research
involves exploring makerspaces in library settings around the world along with the
policies, technologies, successes, and challenges that accompany those learning spaces.
Co-PI for Creative Arts Initiative Grant at Virginia Tech: Focus on iPod touch game
in the area of music and math. 2010: Amount $5,000.00 Awarded.
Dr. Moorefield-Lang is a hands-on educator who strives to deliver real world experiences
to her students whether they are face-to-face or online. Working with a wide range
of teaching and instructional styles as well as with a tool box of technologies Moorefield-Lang
hopes that her classes are informative and useful in practical settings. She teaches
Information Technologies in the School Library Media Program and School Library Media
Moorefield-Lang, H.M., Copeland, C.A., & Haynes, A. (2016). Accessing abilities:
Creating innovative accessible online learning environments and putting quality into
practice. Education for Information, 32, 27-33.
Moorefield-Lang, H.M. (2015). When makerspaces go mobile: Case studies of transportable
maker locations. Library Hi Tech, 33(4). 462-471.
Miller, R. K., Moorefield-Lang, H., & Meier, C. (2015). Intentional integration of
tablets and mobile devices into library services. Library Technology Reports, 51(7),
Moorefield-Lang, H.M. (2015). User agreements and makerspaces: A content analysis.
New Library World, 116(7/8), 358-368.
Moorefield-Lang, H.M. (2015). Change in the making: Makerspaces and the ever-changing
landscape of libraries. TechTrends, 59(3), 107-112. (Invited)
Chair: American Association of School Librarian’s Committee of the Best Websites for
Teaching and Learning (2016-2017)
Secretary: Educator of School Librarians Section of The American Association of School
Chair: Association for Library and Information Science Education Award for Professional
Contribution to Library and Information Science Education Committee (2015-18)
Chair: American Association of School Librarians Technology Role Working Group (2015-16)
Member: American Association of School Librarians Presidential Initiative, Meeting
of the Minds Think Tank (2015)
Dr. Moorefield-Lang is a native of Greensboro, N.C., who enjoys hiking, walking, singing,
performing in plays, singing at church, reading and going to movies. Her favorite
thing to do is travel, visiting many awesome countries such as England, Ireland, Germany,
Central America and France, as well as most of Route 66 in the United States.