University Libraries is pleased to announce that Juanita Thacker has accepted the position of information literacy lecturer in the Department of Research, Outreach and Instruction (ROI).
In this role, she will provide curriculum-integrated information literacy instruction for ENG 101 and 102 courses. She will also be University Libraries’ liaison to the College Writing Program. Her other responsibilities will include providing reference support via one-on-one consultations and reference desk assistance.
A native of Winston Salem, she received her bachelor’s degree in business education/information technologies from East Carolina University and holds a master’s degree in library and information science from UNC Greensboro.
She is a member of several professional associations, including the American Library Association (ALA), the Black Caucus of the American Library Association (BCALA) and the Metrolina Library Association (MLA). She also serves as the marketing manager for Women of Color within Librarianship (WOC+Lib). In her spare time, she enjoys a wide variety of music, reading, television and travel.