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College of Information and Communications

Faculty and Staff

Elizabeth J. Hartnett, Ph.D.

Title: Program Coordinator, South Carolina Center for Community Literacy
Department: School of Information Science
College of Information and Communications
Email: lizjh@sc.edu
Phone: 803-777-9714
Office: South Carolina Center for Community 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:
Intersection between libraries and learning
Enhancing youth literacy
Children's Literature

Teaching

Dr. Liz Hartnett endeavors to inspire in students an understanding of the impact coursework and learning will have on their ability to improve their communities, now and in the future. She aims to guide students in making connections between subject materials and lived experience, inviting them to consider new viewpoints and synthesize new information for personal as well as academic growth.

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 Information Science
Co-Chair, Intellectual Freedom Committee, Association for Library Services to Children (ALSC)
Member, Research and Doctoral Committee, School of Information Science
Member, American Library Association
Member, Association for Library Services to Children


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