Courtney Baron

Assistant College Librarian, Teaching and Learning

Oxford College Library

Additional Contact Information

Mailing Address:

Oxford College Library

134 Few Circle

Oxford, Georgia 30054

Education

  • BA, Classical Art and Archaeology, University of Georgia, 2011
  • MLIS, Library and Information Science, Valdosta State University, 2015

Professional Profile

Courtney Baron is the Teaching and Learning Librarian at Oxford College of Emory University. She leads the Research Practices and Events teams and coordinates the information literacy instruction program and outreach initiatives for the Oxford College Library. She serves on a number of groups within the Emory Libraries, including the Information Literacy Framework Task Force, Assessment Integration Group, and Wikipedia Working Group. Courtney co-leads the Instructor Development Community of Practice (ID-COP), a working group for teaching librarians at Emory. At Oxford College, she serves on the Advisory Board for the Center of Academic Excellence and the International Students Advisory Committee.

She received her Bachelor of Arts dual degree in Classical Archaeology and Latin from the University of Georgia and a Master of Library and Information Science degree from Valdosta State University. While in library school, she served as the Managing Editor of Hack Library School, a blog for, by, and about library students. Baron is an active reviewer for ARLIS/NA Reviews and Choice Reviews. 

Baron currently serves as a member of the ACRL Arts Section Membership and Outreach Committee and ACRL Instruction Section Research and Scholarship Committee and is the Co-Moderator of ArLiSNAP, the ARLIS/NA section for art librarian students and new professionals. She was recently appointed the Faculty Liaison and Incoming Co-Chair of the Summer Educational Institute, an annual workshop focused on visual resources and digital humanities, sponsored by ARLIS/NA and the Visual Resources Association Foundation. Her research interests include critical pedagogy, visual literacy, game-based learning, and providing library services to the arts and humanities.