W. Wayne Booker Chair in Information Literacy

Sharon Weiner

Sharon Weiner   Brief Curriculum Vitae (PDF)

W. Wayne Booker Chair in Information Literacy

Dr. Weiner is a Professor of Library Science and holds the position of W. Wayne Booker Chair in Information Literacy. She is Vice-President of the National Forum on Information Literacy. She is also a member of the board of the journals, Practical Academic Librarianship and the Journal of Purdue Undergraduate Research, and is editor of the column, “Information Literacy Beyond the Library” for the journal, College & Undergraduate Libraries. She has a doctorate in higher education leadership and policy studies from the Peabody College of Education and Human Development at Vanderbilt University and a Masters in Library Science from the University at Buffalo.

Dr. Weiner has been the Dean of Library Services at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, Director of Vanderbilt’s Peabody Library, and department head and faculty member in the University at Buffalo Health Sciences Library. She was Co-Chair of Vanderbilt University’s annual Peabody Academic Library Leadership Institute. Dr. Weiner's research interests focus on information literacy and particularly, the organizational and policy aspects.