Carol Leibiger

Carol Leibiger

Information Literacy Coordinator / Associate Professor

I.D. WEEKS LIBRARY

I D Weeks Library 130B

Phone: (605) 677-6089

Email: C.Leibiger@usd.edu

Teaching Interests:

Information literacy, Reference communication, German language and literature, J.R.R. Tolkien and high fantasy; Women's and gender studies, Linguistics


Research Interests:

Information literacy instruction and assessment, Reference communication, Private libraries of German authors, J.R.R. Tolkien, his sources, and influence


Education:

  • MS, Library & Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1987
  • Ph D, Germanic Linguistics and Older Germanic Literatures, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1985
  • MA, Germanic Linguistics, University of Connecticut, 1979
  • BA, German, Russian, University of Connecticut, 1978

Licensures and Certifications:

  • Safe Zone Training, University of South Dakota
  • Bridges: Building a Supportive Community (Title IX Anti-Harassment Training), University of South Dakota
  • IRB Human Subjects Certification, CITI Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative
  • American Heart Association CPR/AED Certification, American Red Cross
  • IRB Human Subjects Certification, CITI Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative
  • Level I Rowing Coach Certification, U.S. Rowing
  • IRB Human Subjects Certification
  • IRB Human Subjects Certification
  • Oral Proficiency Tester in German, American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages
  • Oral Proficiency Tester in German, American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages

Grants:

  • One Book South Dakota at the University of South Dakota, South Dakota Humanities Council. (2012 - 2012)
  • Cooperative Research Grant to Fund the Writing of a Proficiency-Oriented Advanced-Level German Textbook, Deutschland fremd und vertraut, by the Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena und the University of South Dakota, Robert Bosch Stiftung (Germany). Grant Role: Co-Principal. (1997 - 1999)
  • Funding to Enable the University Libraries to Attend the 2010 Virtual Handheld Librarian Conference, USD Center for Teaching and Learning. (2010)

Publications:

Citations listed below are presented in a standardized, modified format for display purposes only. They do not necessarily reflect the preferred style and conventions of the faculty member or discipline.

  • Leibiger, Carol, and Aldrich, Alan W.. Making the Complex Simple: Managing the Analysis of Large-Scale Evaluation of Library Instruction. In Brick and Click: An Academic Library Conference, 63-76. Vol. 17. Maryville, MO: Northwest Missouri State University, 2017.
  • Leibiger, Carol. Review of The Liberation of the Camps: The End of the Holocaust and Its Aftermath, 252-254. Vol. 51. Yearbook of German American Studies, 2017.
  • Leibiger, Carol. Review of Anglo-Saxon Community in J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings. By Deborah A. Higgens, 539-542. Vol. 27, Iss. 3. Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts, 2017.
  • Leibiger, Carol. Review of Critical Library Pedagogy Handbook, 51-54. Vol. 2. Canadian Journal of Academic Librarianship, 2017.
  • Leibiger, Carol, and Aldrich, Alan W.. ?Measuring That Which Is Valued': Implementing and Managing Efficient Formative Assessment and Evaluation of Library Instruction. In ." Brick and Click Libraries· Proceedings of an Academic Libraries Conference, edited by Frank Baudino and Carolyn Johnson, 9-25. Vol. 2015. Maryville, MO: Northwestern Missouri State University, 2015.
  • Leibiger, Carol, and Aldrich, Alan W.. 'Measuring That Which Is Valued': Implementing and Managing Efficient Formative Assessment and Evaluation of Library Instruction. In Brick and Click Libraries: Proceedings of an Academic Library Conference. Maryville, MO: B.D. Owens Library, Northwest Missouri State University, 2015.
  • Godbey, Samantha, Garcia, Kenny, Gregory, Lua, Hernandez, Ernesto, Mansfield, Molly, and Santiago, Ariana. Instruction for Diverse Populations Bibliography..
  • Leibiger, Carol. Review of Why Jane Austen?. The Key Reporter , 2014.
  • Leibiger, Carol. Review of The Library: A World History. The Key Reporter , 2014.
  • Leibiger, Carol. Review of Orderly and Humane: The Expulsion of the Germans after the Second World War. Vol. 47. Yearbook of German-American Studies, 2014.
  • Leibiger, Carol. Review of Jane Austen's Cults and Cultures. The Key Reporter , 2013.
  • Leibiger, Carol. Review of Books: A Living History. The Key Reporter , 2013.
  • Leibiger, Carol. Review of German Traces NYC (www.germantracesnyc.org). Vol. 27, Iss. 8. Reference Reviews, 2013.
  • Leibiger, Carol, and Aldrich, Alan W.. "The Mother of all LibGuides": Applying Principles of Communication and Network Theory in LibGuide Design. In ACRL 2013 Proceedings, 429-441. Chicago, IL: American Library Association, 2013.
  • Leibiger, Carol, and Aldrich, Alan W.. "The Mother of all LibGuides": Reduce Maintenance and Enhance Uniformity Through Strategic Planning. Chicago: American Library Association, 2013.
  • Leibiger, Carol. "Google Reigns Triumphant"?: Stemming the Tide of Googlitis via Collaborative, Situated Information Literacy Instruction. Edited by Lisa Romero, 187-222. Vol. 30, Iss. 4. Urbana, IL: Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian, 2011. (DOI: 10.1080/01639269.2011.628886)
  • Leibiger, Carol. Review of Frankfurter Geschäfte, Gefährliches Spiel in Essen, Verschollen in Berlin,Wiener Blut. By Gabi Baier; Das Auge vom Bodensee, Der Schützenkönig vom Chiemsee, Die Loreley lebt!. By Roland Dittrich; Das Herz von Dresden, Die Lerche aus Leipzig, Kalt erwischt in Hamburg. By Cordula Schurig; Böses Erwachen in Heidelberg, Heiße Spur in München. By Stefanie Wülfing. Die Unterrichtspraxis 44.2 (2011): 159-162., 159-162. Vol. 44, Iss. 2..
  • Leibiger, Carol. Review of Freude, Liebe Angst. By Volker Borbein and Christian Barmgarten. Die Unterrichtspraxis 43.2 (2010): 215-216., 215-216. Vol. 43, Iss. 2. Die Unterrichtspraxis/Teaching German, 2010.
  • Leibiger, Carol. "Doctor, Doctor, My Students Have Googlitis!": Faculty Intervention via Information Literacy Instruction. Vermillion, SD: Great Plains Conference on the Teaching of the Social Sciences, 2010.
  • Hawes, Sandra, Strittmatter, Connie, Creed-Dikeogu, Gloria, Duck, Patricia M., Eden, Bradford L., Gunn, Kevin, Leibiger, Carol, and McBride, Mark. A Guideline for the Appointment, Promotion, and Tenure of Academic Librarians, 553-560. Vol. 71, Iss. 10. Chicago, IL: College & Research Libraries News , 2010.
  • Aldrich, Alan W., and Leibiger, Carol. Face it! Reference work and politeness theory go hand in hand. In Proceedings of the Fourteenth National Conference of the Association of College and Research Libraries, edited by D. M. Mueller, 235-246. Chicago, IL: Association of College and Research Libraries , 2009.
  • Leibiger, Carol, and Schweinle, William. The South Dakota Information Literacy Exam: A Tool for Small and Medium-sized Universities to Document and Assess Information Literacy of Undergraduate and Graduate Students. In Advanced Users: Information Literacy and Customized Services. Konstanz Workshop on Information Literacy. Konstanz, Baden-Württemberg: Bibliothek der Universität Konstanz, 2008.
  • Leibiger, Carol, and Schweinle, William. The South Dakota Information Literacy Exam: A Tool for Small and Medium-Sized Universities to Document and Assess Information Literacy. In Sailing into the Future: Proceedings of the Thirteenth National Conference of the Association of College and Research Libraries, edited by Hugh A. Thompson, 264-76. Chicago, IL: Association of College & Research Libraries, 2007.
  • Leibiger, Carol. Charms. In The J.R.R. Tolkien Encyclopedia: Scholarship and Critical Assessment, edited by Michael D.C. Drout, 91-92. New York, NY: Routledge, 2006.
  • Leibiger, Carol. German Race Laws. In The J.R.R. Tolkien Encyclopedia: Scholarship and Critical Assessment, edited by Michael D.C. Drout, 237. New York, NY: Routledge, 2006.
  • Leibiger, Carol. Quest Narrative. In The J.R.R. Tolkien Encyclopedia: Scholarship and Critical Assessment, edited by Michael D.C. Drout, 552-553. New York, NY: Routledge, 2006.
  • Leibiger, Carol. Women in Tolkien's Works. In The J.R.R. Tolkien Encyclopedia: Scholarship and Critical Assessment, edited by Michael D.C. Drout, 710-712. New York, NY: Routledge, 2006.
  • Leibiger, Carol. Beyond the Organizer: A Manual of Academic Uses for the Handheld Computer. ERIC IR, 2003.
  • Leibiger, Carol. Der Inhalt der Bibliothek Nicolaus Lenaus als Zeichen der belletristischen und philosophischen Einflüsse auf sein Werk, 157-171. Vol. 4. Timisoara: Temeswarer Beiträge zur Germanistik , 2003.
  • Leibiger, Carol. "Habent sua fata libelli": Der Inhalt der Bibliothek Nicolaus Lenaus als Hinweis auf die belletristischen und philosophischen Einflüsse auf sein Werk, 71-89. Vol. 29. Lenau-Jahrbuch , 2003.
  • Leibiger, Carol. Beyond the Four Functions: A Manual of Academic Uses for the Palm m500. I.D. Weeks Library, University of South Dakota, 2001.
  • Leibiger, Carol. Kristin Lavransdatter: The Wreath—Sigrid Undset/Anecdotes of Destiny and Ehrengard—Isak Dinesen. Brookings, SD: South Dakota Humanities Council, 2000.
  • Leibiger, Carol. Inflections and Paradigms in German Nominal Declension. In Stæfcræft: Studies in Germanic Linguistics, edited by Elmer H. Antonsen & Hans H. Hock, 115-123. Amsterdam: Benjamins, 1991.
  • Leibiger, Carol. Derivation, Inflection, and the Paradigm in German: The Definition of Basic Concepts in Morphology, 9-17. Vol. 11. Jahrbuch für internationale Germanistik , 1990.
  • Leibiger, Carol. Inflections and Paradigms in German Nominal Declension. In Germanic Linguistics II: Papers from the Second Symposium on Germanic Linguistics, edited by Elmer H. Antonsen and Hans H. Hock, 74-80. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Linguistics Club, 1988.
  • Leibiger, Carol. Derivation, Inflection, and the Paradigm in German: The Definition of Basic Concepts in Morphology. Urbana, IL: Department of Germanic Languages & Literatures, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1985.
  • Leibiger, Carol. Review of Holocaust Angst: The Federal Republic of Germany & American Holocaust Memory since the 1970s. Vol. foorthcoming. Yearbook of German American Studies.
  • Leibiger, Carol. Review of Reading Women: A Book Club Guide for Women's Fiction. Vol. 33, Iss. 4. Feminist Collections.
  • Leibiger, Carol. Review of Beer & Revolution, 176-178. Vol. 46. Yearbook of German-American Studies.
  • Leibiger, Carol. Review of Liquid Bread, 174-176. Vol. 46. Yearbook of German-American Studies.
  • Leibiger, Carol. Review of Picturing Tolkien: Essays on Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings Film Trilogy. Ed. Janice M. Bogstad and Philip E. Kaveny, 517-520. Vol. 23, Iss. 3. Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts.

Awards and Honors:

  • Nominee, MOSAIC Award for Inclusive Excellence, University of South Dakota, 2016
  • Nominee, Belbas-Larson Award for Excellence in Teaching, University of South Dakota, 2012
  • Nominee, Belbas-Larson Award for Excellence in Teaching, University of South Dakota, 2011
  • Nominee, Belbas-Larson Award for Excellence in Teaching, University of South Dakota, 2010
  • Nominee, Belbas-Larson Award for Excellence in Teaching, University of South Dakota, 2005
  • Donald G. Wing Award, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Graduate School of Library & Information Science, 1987
  • List of Instructors Rated Excellent By Their Students, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1983
  • List of Instructors Rated Excellent By Their Students, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1982
  • List of Instructors Rated Excellent By Their Students, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1981
  • List of Instructors Rated Excellent By Their Students, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1980
  • German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Fellowship, German Acadmeic Exchange Service (DAAD), 1978

Presentations:

  • Leibiger, Carol, Aldrich, Alan W.. Making the Complex Simple: Managing the Analysis of Large-Scale Evaluation of Library Instruction. Presented at the Brick & Click Library Conference, Maryville, MO. (November 3, 2017)
  • Leibiger, Carol, Aldrich, Alan W.. Evaluating and Assessing 'Against the Grain': Applying Mixed Methods in Support of Critical Library Pedagogy. Presented at the European Information Literacy Conference, Saint Malo, France. (September 18, 2017)
  • Leibiger, Carol, Aldrich, Alan W.. "Measure Once, Analyze Twice: Putting Quantitative and Qualitative Data in Dialogue". Presented at the Canadian Association of Professional Academic Librarians Conference, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (May 30, 2017)
  • Leibiger, Carol, Aldrich, Alan W.. Train the trainer: Enhancing information-literacy instruction of distance students. Presented at the European Information Literacy Conference, Prague, Czech Republic. (October 10, 2016)
  • Leibiger, Carol. "'The Smallness and Emptiness of Man': H.P. Lovecraft, J.R.R. Tolkien, John Carpenter, and Peter Jackson's Cosmic Representations as Responses to Twentieth-Century Alienation". Presented at the Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association, Salt Lake City, UT. (October 7, 2016)
  • Leibiger, Carol, Aldrich, Alan W.. "Yuthóke?a: Rethinking Metaphors for Transformational Instruction". Presented at the Canadian Association of Professional Academic Librarians Conference, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (May 29, 2016)
  • Leibiger, Carol, Aldrich, Alan W.. "Let's Give Them Something to Talk About": Initiating and Maintaining Scalable Library Assessment and Evaluation. Presented at the Library Technology Conference, Macalester College, St Paul, MN. (March 17, 2016)
  • Leibiger, Carol, Aldrich, Alan W.. ?Measuring That Which Is Valued': Implementing and Managing Efficient Formative Assessment and Evaluation of Library Instruction. Presented at the Brick & Click Library Conference, Maryville, MO. (November 6, 2015)
  • Leibiger, Carol, Aldrich, Alan W.. 'Walk This Way': Applying Radical Information Literacy to Instruction. Presented at the European Information Literacy Conference, Tallinn, Estonia. (October 20, 2015)
  • Leibiger, Carol, Aldrich, Alan W.. Excitation About Citation: Using Learn2Cite™ to Support Active Learning of Citation Style.. Presented at the Library Technology Conference, Macalester College, St Paul, MN. (March 19, 2015)
  • Leibiger, Carol, Aldrich, Alan W.. "It's Hip to Flip: Using Inverted Instruction to Address Needs of High- and Low-Volume Information-Literacy Teaching.". Presented at the European Information Literacy Conference, Dubrovnik, Croatia. (October 21, 2014)
  • Leibiger, Carol. "'Dwarves Are Not Heroes,' But Are They Jews?". Presented at the Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association, Boise, ID. (October 9, 2014)
  • Leibiger, Carol, Aldrich, Alan W.. The Inversion Conversion: Applying Flipped Teaching to Library Instruction. Presented at the Library Technology Conference, Macalester College, St Paul, MN. (March 20, 2014)
  • Leibiger, Carol, Aldrich, Alan W.. "'I Will Not Be a Tourist in the Land of Images': Adding the Visual to Information Literacy Instruction". Presented at the European Information Literacy Conference, Istanbul, Turkey. (October 23, 2013)
  • Leibiger, Carol. "There and Back Again and Again: Planning an Honors Seminar on <i>The Hobbit</i>, Its Antecedents, and Its Echoes in Popular Culture". Presented at the Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association, Vancouver, WA. (October 13, 2013)
  • Leibiger, Carol, Aldrich, Alan W.. "The Mother of all LibGuides": Applying Principles of Communication and Network Theory in LibGuide Design. Presented at the Association of College & Research Libraries Conference, Indianapolis, IN. (March 26, 2013)
  • Leibiger, Carol, Aldrich, Alan W.. New Wine into Old Wineskins?: Adding the Visual to Information Literacy Instruction. Presented at the Library Technology Conference, Macalester College, St Paul, MN. (March 20, 2013)
  • Leibiger, Carol. "Of Foxes and Poisonous Mushrooms: Julius Streicher and German Children's Literature in Support of National Socialist Racialist Politics". Presented at the National Holocaust Museum Traveling Exhibit, University Libraries, University of South Dakota. (November 2012)
  • Leibiger, Carol. From "Rings of Power" to "Leaf and Branch": Teaching Tolkien in an Honors Seminar. Presented at the Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association, Boulder, CO. (October 12, 2012)
  • Leibiger, Carol, Aldrich, Alan W.. The Mother of all LibGuides: Reduce Maintenance and Enhance Uniformity Through Strategic Planning. Presented at the Library Technology Conference, Macalester College, St Paul, MN. (March 14, 2012)
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  • Leibiger, Carol, Aldrich, Alan W.. The Mother of all LibGuides. Presented at the South Dakota Library Association Conference, Spearfish, SD. (October 6, 2011)
  • Leibiger, Carol. LibGuides on Steroids: Expanding the User Base of LibGuides to Support Library Instruction and Justify Workload. Presented at the Mountain Plains Library Association Conference, Billings, MT. (April 2011)
  • Leibiger, Carol. LibGuides on Steroids: Expanding the User Base of LibGuides to Support Library Instruction and Justify Workload. Presented at the Library Technology Conference, Macalester College, St Paul, MN. (March 2011)
  • Leibiger, Carol, Aldrich, Alan W.. "Doctor, Doctor, My students have Googlitis!": Faculty intervention via information literacy instruction.. Presented at the Great Plains Conference on Teaching in the Social Sciences (GPCoTSS), Vermillion, SD. (October 2010)
  • Aldrich, Alan W., Midyette, John D., Leibiger, Carol, DeJager-Loftus, Danielle. Put yourself ahead of the technology curve: Start integrating the mobile movement into your everyday services.
  • Aldrich, Alan W., DeJager-Loftus, Danielle, Leibiger, Carol, Midyette, John D.. Put yourself ahead of the technology curve: Start integrating the mobile movement into your everyday services. Presented at the South Dakota Library Association Conference, Sioux Falls, SD. (September 2010)
  • Aldrich, Alan W., DeJager-Loftus, Danielle, Leibiger, Carol, Midyette, John D.. And one device will rule them all: Make way for mobile technologies. Presented at the LibTech 2010 conference, St. Paul, MN. (March 2010)
  • Aldrich, Alan W., DeJager-Loftus, Danielle, Leibiger, Carol, Midyette, John D.. And one device will rule them all: Make way for mobile technologies. Presented at the LibTech 2010 conference, St. Paul, MN. (March 2010)
  • Leibiger, Carol, Aldrich, Alan W.. Face It! Reference Work and Politeness Theory Go Hand in Hand. Presented at the Association of College & Research Libraries Conference, Seattle, WA. (2009)
  • Leibiger, Carol, Aldrich, Alan W.. Honoring Accounts in Reference Encounters. Presented at the Mountain Plains Library Association Conference, Wchita, KS. (2009)
  • Leibiger, Carol, Schweinle, William. The South Dakota Regental Information Literacy Exam: A Tool to Document and Assess Information Literacy. Presented at the Mountain Plains Library Association Conference, Salt Lake City, UT. (2008)
  • Leibiger, Carol, Schweinle, William. The South Dakota Regental Information Literacy Exam: A Tool for Small- and Medium-Sized Universities to Document and Assess Information Literacy. Presented at the Association of College & Research Libraries Conference, Baltimore, MD. (2007)
  • Leibiger, Carol, Aldrich, Alan W., Peterson, Andrea. WRite On! The Interactive WRite Cite? Tutorial for Teaching Citation Styles. Presented at the Colorado Academic Library Summit, Denver, CO. (2007)
  • Leibiger, Carol, Schweinle, William. The South Dakota Information Literacy Exam: A Tool for Small- and Medium-sized Universities to Document and Assess Information Literacy of Undergraduate and Graduate Students. Presented at the Konstanz Workshop on Information Literacy, Konstanz, Germany. (2007)
  • Leibiger, Carol, Aldrich, Alan W.. Interactive Citation-Style Instruction Using the Write-Cite Tutorial. Presented at the Brick and Click Academic Library Symposium, Maryville, MO. (2006)
  • Leibiger, Carol, Schweinle, William. The South Dakota Regental Information Literacy Exam Redux: Further Developments in a Tool for Small- and Medium-sized Universities to Document and Assess Information Literacy. Presented at the Georgia Conference on Information Literacy, Savannah, GA. (2006)
  • Leibiger, Carol, Zuercher, Nancy. Navigating the Sea of Information: Orienting and Empowering Student Research in Required Writing Courses. Presented at the Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities, Honolulu, HI. (2006)
  • Leibiger, Carol, Schweinle, William. The South Dakota Regental Information Literacy Exam: A Tool for Small- and Medium-Sized Universities to Document and Assess Information Literacy. Presented at the North Carolina State University Undergraduate Assessment Symposium, Cary, NC. (2006)
  • Leibiger, Carol. The South Dakota Regental Information Literacy Exam:. Presented at the Georgia Conference on Information Literacy, Statesboro, GA. (2005)
  • Leibiger, Carol. "Habent sua fata libelli": Der Inhalt der Bibliothek Nicolaus Lenaus als Hinweis auf die belletristischen und philosophischen Einflüsse auf sein Werk. Presented at the Tagung der Internationalen Lenau Gesellschaft, Timisoara, Romania. (2002)
  • Leibiger, Carol. Inflections and Paradigms in German Nominal Declension. Presented at the Second Symposium on Germanic Linguistics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaing. (1986)