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Ruth Baker

Assoc. Prof./Library Faculty
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Ruth Baker

Georgia Southern University Libraries

Scholarly Communications Librarian
and
Library Liaison for:
Music
Psychology
Sociology/Anthropology
World Languages & Cultures
and the College of Graduate Studies

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Scopus ID: 56435088000
Selected Works

Contact:

912-478-7823
My academic background is in anthropology and prehistoric archaeology and my graduate work was concentrated in paleoethnobotanical studies in the Southwestern United States. I have worked as a librarian for nearly 30 years in a variety of areas.

In the Georgia Southern University Libraries, I am the Scholarly Communications Librarian and serve as part of a team providing outreach and research support for Georgia Southern's faculty and graduate students.

As a Library Liaison, I do outreach and support for collection development in the Social Sciences and Engineering, as well as selected departments in the Humanities.

In addition to teaching formal classes in information literacy and research methods, I have taught computer applications courses (both in the traditional classroom and online) and Freshman Orientation/First-Year Experience courses. I also have experience with serials control and management.

As a library faculty member, my philosophy of teaching is based on two main objectives: 1) to help students gain the knowledge and skills they need to become passionate learners and critical thinkers; and 2) encourage them to establish a habit of lifelong learning.

My Guides

Anthropology
Last update: Jan 15, 2024 58 views
APA 7th ed
Last update: Dec 18, 2023 553 views
Last update: Feb 20, 2024 312 views
Last update: Nov 6, 2023 31 views
Last update: Feb 22, 2024 465 views
Music
Last update: Sep 16, 2023 28 views
Last update: May 24, 2023 53 views
Last update: Feb 18, 2024 65 views
Psychology
Last update: Jan 16, 2024 175 views
Last update: Feb 29, 2024 273 views
Last update: Feb 18, 2024 149 views
Last update: Feb 18, 2024 55 views
Sociology
Last update: Jan 16, 2024 58 views
Last update: Sep 1, 2023 51 views
Last update: Sep 21, 2023 3 views
Last update: Feb 26, 2024 9 views
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