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Teresa Welsh

Dr. Teresa Welsh

Full Professor


Dr. Teresa Welsh graduated summa cum laude in 1990 from the Southern Miss with a B.A. in Anthropology, a Certificate in Humanities, and minors in social studies and classical studies. She received an MLIS degree as well as a Ph.D. in Information Sciences from the University of Tennessee. She joined the Southern Miss School of Library and Information Science faculty in 2003 and served as Director of the School since 2015.

  • Information Sciences, Museum Studies (PHD) - Univ of Tennessee-Knoxville (2002)
  • Library and Information Science (MS) - Univ of Tennessee-Knoxville (1993)
  • Anthropology, Classical Studies, Certificate in Humanities (BA) - Univ of Southern Mississippi (1980)

LIS 201: Introduction to Information Literacy
LIS 500: Introduction to Library and Information Science
LIS 634: History of Children's Literature
LIS 651: Fundamentals of Information Science
LIS 668: Research Methods in Library and Information Science
LIS 695: Master's Research Project

  • The Manhattan Project at Oak Ridge: Photographs of Ed Westcott, 1942-46, Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries (QQML) Journal, 2017
  • A comparison of three library and information science databases, Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship, 2014
  • Virtual and physical connections: An assessment of an LIS online program, Global eLearning Journal, 2014
  • Aesop through the ages: An examination of Aesop's Fables in the de Grummond Children's Literature Collection, Mississippi Libraries, 2014
  • Geographic distribution of an open access e-journal, Information Services & Use, 2013, 10.3233/ISU-130694
  • The Research Process: Books and Beyond (5th ed.), 2013
  • Information Literacy in the Digital Age: An Evidence-Based Approach, 2010
  • Quality Matters: Applying the QM Rubric
  • Certiport Computing Core Certification (IC3)

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Areas of Expertise

Information Literacy, History of Children's Literature, e-Learning and e-Resources, Bibliometrics, International librarianship, LIS Research