Scholarly Activities

Books & chapters

Luetkenhaus, H. & Weinsten, Z. (2019). Austentatious: The Evolving World of Jane Austen Fans. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press.

Luetkenhaus, H., Peters, D., & Upson, M. (In production). Campus Revolution: Engaging in Critical Information Literacy through the Examination of Race, Gender, and Free Speech during the 1960s. Teaching Undergraduates with Archives. Eds. Nancy Bartlett & Cinda Nofziger.

Luetkenhaus, H., Upson, M., & Colquhoun, C. (In production). No such thing as neutral: Rethinking Undergraduate Instruction and Outreach in a Time of ‘Post-truth.’ Libraries Promoting Reflective Dialogue in a Time of Political Polarization. Eds. Andrea Baer, Ellysa Cahoy, & Bob Schroeder. ACRL.


Luetkenhaus, H., Hvizdak, E., Johnson, C., & Schiller, N. (2017). Measuring Library Impacts through First Year Course Assessment. Communications in Information Literacy, 11(2), 339-353. doi:

Luetkenhaus, H. (2017). Redesigning the Library Scavenger Hunt for First-Year Seminar Students. E-Source for College Transitions, 14(3), 1-4. Available at:

Luetkenhaus, H., Borrelli, S., & Johnson, C. (2015). First Year Course Programmatic Assessment: Final Essay Information Literacy Analysis. Reference & User Services Quarterly, 55(1), 49-60. doi:


“Spurring Student Action through ‘Info Environmentalism’ in the Classroom”
May 11, 2019
Lightning talk presented at LOEX 2019
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“Scaffolding Information Literacy and Critical Pedagogy in the First Year”
February 12, 2018
Poster presented at the 37th Annual Conference on the First Year Experience
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Critical Pedagogy handout
Information Literacy in FYE handout

“Intentionally Disruptive: Developing and Delivering a Critical Information Literacy Course”
November, 10, 2017
Co-presenters: Matt Upson and Cristina Colquhoun
Presented at the Oklahoma Chapter of ACRL Conference
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“Down with Databases and Dead Eyes: Reimagining First-Year College Student Instruction for Real Life”
October 25, 2017
Co-presenters: Matt Upson and Cristina Colquhoun
Presented at the Kansas Library Association Conference
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“Hunting for Student Success: Designing a Mobile-Enabled Scavenger Hunt for First Year Seminars”
March 23, 2017
Poster presented at ACRL 2017
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View research & further reading
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“Redesigning the Library Scavenger Hunt”
February 12, 2017
Presented at the 36th Annual Conference on the First Year Experience
View PDF of FYE presentation slides
View list of references and further reading
View scavenger hunt question and answers
View Outcomes and Framework map

“Knowing the Lay of the Land: First-Year Course Programmatic Assessment Creates Benchmarking of Student Information Literacy Skills”
June 10, 2016
Co-presenters: Corey Johnson and Erin Hvizdak
Paper presented at Library Instruction West 2016 Conference

“You’re Only a Secondary Character if You Let Yourself Be: Rewriting Lydia Bennet in the Lizzie Bennet Diaries”
March 24, 2016
Co-presenter: Zoe Weinstein
Paper presented at the Pop Culture Association Conference

“Teaching Strategic Searching Practices in Discovery Systems”
June 28, 2015
Lightning talk presented for the RSS Discussion Forum at ALA Annual Conference
View PDF of ALA Annual presentation slides

“Using Concept Maps to Teach Information Literacy”
October 24, 2014
Shock talk presented at the ACRL-NW Conference
View PDF of ACRL-NW presentation slides

“Information Literacy Skills Assessment for WSU Lower Undergraduates”
March 28, 2014
Co-presenter: Corey Johnson
Poster presented at the Academic Showcase at Washington State University
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