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


  • 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 team and coordinates the instruction program for the Oxford College Library. Outside of Oxford College Library, she serves on the Emory Libraries' Information Literacy Framework Task Force, the Advisory Board for the Center of Academic Excellence at Oxford College, and the International Students Advisory Committee for Oxford College. Courtney heads the Instructor Development Community of Practice (ID-COP), a working group for teaching librarians at Emory.

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 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. Her research interests include critical librarianship, visual literacy, gamification, and providing library services to the arts and humanities.