About

Trudi E. Jacobson, M.A., M.L.S., Distinguished Librarian Emeritus, was until early 2022 the Head of the Information Literacy Department at the University Libraries, University at Albany. Her interests include metaliteracy, renewable assignments, open educational practices, and student motivation. She has collaborated frequently with Thomas P. Mackey, including co-editing or co-authoring four books on metaliteracy, including Metaliteracy in a Connected World: Learners as Producers and four volumes on aspects of collaboration between librarians and disciplinary faculty members. She is the editor of the Innovations in Information Literacy series published by Rowman & Littlefield. From 2013 – 2015, she co-chaired the ACRL Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education Task Force, which wrote the Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education. In 2021, she was appointed Extraordinary Professor, Research Unit Self-Directed Learning, Faculty of Education, at North-West University in Potchefstroom, South Africa.