Publications & Presentations

PUBLICATIONS

Refereed 

FitzGerald, L., & Garrison, K.L. (2021). “Once in a blue moon”: Reflections on collaboration in inquiry learning between teachers and teacher librarians. Access (1), 6-19.

Thompson, K. M., Garrison, K., Santelices, C., Arellano, P., & Reyes, D. (2020). “Library Science” literature in Web of Science: What a decade tells us about the field. eCiencias de la Información, 10(2), 1-22. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.15517/eci.v10i2.39176

Garrison, K.L., FitzGerald, L., & Sheerman, A. (2019). “They should be called guiders”: Teachers and teacher librarians developing inquiry learners. School Libraries Worldwide, 25(2).

Garrison, K.L. (2019). What’s going on down under? Part 2: Portrayals of culture in award-winning Australian young adult literature. Journal of Research on Libraries and Young Adults, 10(2). Retrieved from: http://www.yalsa.ala.org/jrlya/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Garrison_What’sGoingonDownUnderPart2_FINAL.pdf

Garrison, K.L. (2019). What’s going on down under? Part 1: Portrayals of culture in award-winning Australian young adult literature. Journal of Research on Libraries and Young Adults,10(1). Retrieved from: http://www.yalsa.ala.org/jrlya/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Garrison_WhatsGoingonDownUnder_AustralianYA_FINAL.pdf.

Garrison, K.L., & Gavigan, K. (2019). Picture this: Using graphic novels to explore social justice issues with young adults. Teacher Librarian, 46(3), 8-12.

 Garrison, K.L.,FitzGerald, L., & Sheerman, A.(2018). “Just let me go at it”: Exploring students’ use and perceptions of guided inquiry. School Library Research, 21. Retrieved from: http://www.ala.org/aasl/sites/ala.org.aasl/files/content/ aaslpubsandjournals/slr/vol21/SLR_JustLetMeGoAtIt_V21.pdf

Garrison, K.L., & Carroll, M. (2018). An amputee elephant, a zombie bunny, and a vego piranha: Investigating culture within award-winning Australian children’s and young adult literature.  Synergy,16(1).  Retrieved from: https://www.slav.vic.edu.au/synergy/volume-16-number-1-2018/research/722-an-amputee-elephant-a-zombie-bunny-and-a-vego-piranha-investigating-culture-within-award-winning-australian-childrens-and-young-adult-literature.html

Garrison, K.L., & FitzGerald, L. (2017). “It trains your brain”: Student reflections on using the Guided Inquiry Design process. Synergy, 15(2). Retrieved from: https://www.slav.vic.edu.au/synergy/volume-15-number-2-2017.html *invited for inclusion in 15th Anniversary Best of Synergy Volume

FitzGerald, L., & Garrison, K.L. (2016). Investigating the guided inquiry process. In Kurbanoglu, S., Boustany, J., Spiranec, S. et. al (eds.)., Information Literacy: Key to an inclusive society: 4th European Conference, ECIL 2016, Prague, Czech Republic, (pp. 667- 677). Cham, Switzerland: Springer.

Spruce, R.S., & Garrison, K.L. (2016). Certifying celebrity in the school library: Self-regulated learning in practice. School Libraries Worldwide, 22(1), 62-78.

Kimmel, S.C., Forest, D.E., Suh, Y., & Garrison, K.L. (2016). Portrayals of the US in translated international literature: A cosmopolitan perspective. Social Studies Research and Practice, 11(1), 1-19.

Forest, D.E., Garrison, K.L., & Kimmel, S.C. (2015.) “The university for the poor”: Portrayals of class in translated children’s literature. Teacher College Record, 117(2), 1-40.

Kimmel, S.C., Garrison, K.L., & Forest, D.E. (2015). “Immigrants of us all”: Experiencing migration and movement through Batchelder Award-winning translated books. New Review of Children’s Literature and Librarianship, 21(2), 113-132.

Garrison, K.L., & Kimmel, S.C. (2014). Trends in translations: The Mildred L. Batchelder Award from 1997-2013. Bookbird: A Journal of International Children’s Literature, 52(4), 30-44.

Garrison, K.L., Kimmel, S.C, & Forest, D.E. (2014). Curation in translation: Promoting global citizenship through literature. School Libraries Worldwide, 20(1), 70-96.

 Forest, D., Kimmel, S.C., & Garrison, K.L. (2013). Launching youth activism with award-winning international literature. Journal of Language and Literacy Education, 9(1). Retrieved from http://jolle.coe.uga.edu/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/Launching-Youth-Activism.pdf.

 Garrison, K.L., Forest, D.E., & Kimmel, S.C. (2013). Translated literature in your library: The Mildred L. Batchelder Award. Access, 27(4).

Burns, E.V., Kimmel, S.C., & Garrison, K.L. (2013). How common is Common?: An analysis of the “Recommended Text Exemplars.” Teacher Librarian: The Journal for School Library Professionals, 41(1), 23-27.

Garrison, K.L., & Doll, C.A. (2013). Creating culturally relevant collections to support the Common Core: A framework for teacher librarians. Teacher Librarian: The Journal for School Library Professionals, 40(5), 14-18. 

Conference Proceedings

Gavigan, K., & Garrison, K.L.. (2019). Empowering youth to become global citizens through graphic novels: A Critical Content Analysis. International Association of School Librarians’ Annual Conference and the International Forum on Research in School Librarianship, Dubrovnik, Croatia.

Garrison, K.L., & FitzGerald, L., & Sheerman, A. (2019).  “One interested teacher at a time”: Australian teacher librarian perspectives on collaboration and inquiry. International Association of School Librarians’ Annual Conference and the International Forum on Research in School Librarianship, Dubrovnik, Croatia.

Garrison, K.L., Carmichael, P., & Manck, K. (2018). #ownvoices for IASL: Curating a list of authentic indigenous children’s and young adult literature. International Association of School Librarians’ Annual Conference and the International Forum on Research in School Librarianship,Istanbul, Turkey.

Garrison, K.L., FitzGerald, L., & Sheerman, A. (2018).  The student’s voice on information literacy skills: Using the 2017 AASL Standards Framework for Learners.International Association of School Librarians’ VirtualConference.

Garrison, K.L., & FitzGerald, L. (2016). “It’s like stickers in your brain”: Using the guided inquiry process to support lifelong learning skills in an Australian school library. Proceedings from the 45th International Association of School Librarians’ Annual Conference and the International Forum on Research in School Librarianship, Tokyo, Japan.

Garrison, K.L., & Carroll, M. (2015). Aptitudes, attitudes, and access: Educating future librarians in creating youth spaces. Proceedings for the 9th International Symposium on Library Services for Children and Young Adults, National Library for Children and Young Adults, Seoul, South Korea. *Invited paper

Garrison, K.L. (2015). Awards with rewards: Implications and perceptions for collection development for youth. Proceedings from the 44th International Association of School Librarians’ Annual Conference and the International Forum on Research in School Librarianship, Maastricht, Netherlands.

Garrison, K.L., & Spruce, R.S. (2015). Self-regulated learning in practice: A comparison of National Board Certified Teacher Librarians and non- National Board Certified Teacher Librarians in the United States. Proceedings from the 44th International Association of School Librarians’ Annual Conference and the International Forum on Research in School Librarianship, Maastricht, Netherlands.

Garrison, K. L., Kimmel, S.C., & Forest, D. E. (2014). “The realities of their world:” Engaging pre-service school librarians with global literature. Proceedings from the 43rd International Association of School Librarians’ Annual Conference and the International Forum on Research in School Librarianship, Moscow, Russia.

Kerby, M., Branch, J., Howard, J., & Garrison, K.L. (2014). Learning and sharing: A look at how collaboration and leadership/administration courses are taught in Australia, Canada, and the United States. Proceedings from the 43rd International Association of School Librarians’ Annual Conference and the International Forum on Research in School Librarianship, Moscow, Russia.

Garrison, K.L., & Spruce, R.S. (2013). “Learning to be a learner”: Teacher librarians striving to teach lifelong skills. Proceedings from the 42nd International Association of School Librarians’ Annual Conference and the International Forum on Research in School Librarianship, Bali, Indonesia.

Garrison, K. L., Kimmel, S.C., & Forest, D. E. (2013). Reading across the world: Developing global citizenship through translated literature. Proceedings from the 42nd International Association of School Librarians’ Annual Conference and the International Forum on Research in School Librarianship, Bali, Indonesia.

Garrison, K.L. (2013). “This intense desire to know the world”: Cultural competency as a personal and professional disposition. Proceedings for the 79th International Federation of Library Association General Conference and Assembly, Singapore.

Kimmel, S.C., Garrison, K.L., & Forest, D.E. (2012). “Traveling from language to language”: Culture translated for youth. Proceedings of the 33rd International Congress, International Board on Books for Young People, Imperial College, London, United Kingdom.

Garrison, K.L. (2011). Getting online with student satisfaction: An exploratory study. Proceedings of the 2011 Great Lakes Connections Conference: Discourse and Illumination, Milwaukee, WI, USA.

Book Chapters

Kimmel, S.C., & Garrison, K.L. (2013). Pride and perseverance: Pursuing the doctorate degree for librarians. In C. Smallwood, K. Herrod, & V. Gubnitskaia (eds.), Continuing Education for Librarians: Essays on Career Improvement Through Workshops, Conferences, and More, (pp. 5-12). Jefferson, NC: McFarland Publishers.

Doll, C.A., & Garrison, K.L. (2013). Voices of experience: Promoting acceptance of others. In J.C. Naidoo & S.P. Dahlen (eds.), Diversity in Youth Literature: Opening Doors Through Reading, (pp. 3-13). Chicago: ALA Editions.

Professional

Gavigan, K., & Garrison, K.L. (2021). Using graphic novels to explore the experiences of immigrants and displaced people. School Library Connection, January/February(1), 12-13.

 Garrison, K.L. (2020). Growing up graphically: Coming of age issues in graphic novels. Knowledge Quest, 48(5), 8-14.

 Gavigan, K., & Garrison, K.L. (2020). Graphic novels help teens learn about racism, climate change and social justice – here’s a reading list. The Conversation. https://theconversation.com/graphic-novels-help-teens-learn-about-racism-climate-change-and-social-justice-heres-a-reading-list-131442

Garrison, K.L. (2018). G’Day YA!: Exploring award-winning Australian young adult literature. VOYA: Voice of Youth Advocates, 41(5), 13-15.

FitzGerald, L., Garrison, K.L., & Sheerman, A. (2018). “It’s just what the brain does”: The shape of Guided Inquiry. Access, 3(3), 5-10.

Garrison, K.L., & Hay, L. (2015). Using international literature to support the development of global perspectives and intercultural understandings in teachers and students. The Learning Hub, 2, 14-18.

Garrison, K.L., Kimmel, S.C., & Forest, D. (2013). Teens in translation. VOYA- Voice of Youth Advocates, 36(2), 30-32.

Spruce, R.S., & Garrison, K.L. (2013). Thinking about metacognition in your school library. Synergy, 11(2).

Garrison, K.L., & Mills, R. (2012). Evaluating multicultural children’s literature. Library Media Connection, 30(5), 24.

Garrison, K.L. (2011). LUCY helps librarians: Librarianship Upgrades for Children and Youth services in Virginia. Virginia Libraries Journal, 57(4), 11-12.

PRESENTATIONS

International 

Manck, K., Garrison, K.L., & Carmichael, P. (2019). Animal antics with GiggleIt!: Transforming student writing through school libraries. International Association of School Librarians’ Annual Conference and the International Forum on Research in School Librarianship, Dubrovnik, Croatia.

Gavigan, K., & Garrison, K.L. (2019). Exploring graphic novels in a global information context: Social justice issues in graphic novels for youth. ALISE 2019 Youth Services SIG: Youth Services in the Global Learning Community. Association for Library and Information Science Education Annual Conference, Knoxville, TN, USA.

Garrison, K.L.,FitzGerald, L., & Sheerman, A. (2018). “They should be called guiders”: Teachers and teacher librarians developing inquiry learners. Australian Association for Research in Education, Sydney, NSW, Australia.

Garrison, K.L. (2018).  Who is Choosing Difference?: Diversity in Award-Winning Australian Young Adult Literature. The 36thInternational Congress, International Board on Books for Young People, Athens, Greece.

 Garrison, K.L. (2018).  “Us and them”: The impact of difference on our young adult shelves. International Association of School Librarians’ Virtual Conference.  *invited keynote

Manck, K., Carmichael, P., & Garrison, K.L. (2018). Lucky Me! Lucky You! Wishes and family stories spark student writing through GiggleIT!, International Association of School Librarians’ Annual Conference and the International Forum on Research in School Librarianship,Istanbul, Turkey.

Garrison, K.L.,FitzGerald, L., & Sheerman, A. (2017). “Filled with information and better”: Using guided inquiry with secondary students in the school library. Research Applications in Information and Library Science (RAILS) Conference,University of South Australia, Adelaide, SA, Australia.

Garrison, K.L.,Santelices Werchez, C., Thompson, K., & Arellano Rojas, P. (2017). What counts as “library science” literature?: The past decade of “library science” publications in Web of Science. Australasian Information Educators’ Symposium (AIES),University of South Australia, Adelaide, SA, Australia.

Manck, K., Carmichael, P., & Garrison, K.L. (2017). GiggleIt!: Tricksters Across Borders, International Association of School Librarians’ Annual Conference and the International Forum on Research in School Librarianship, Long Beach, CA, USA.

FitzGerald, L., & Garrison, K.L. (2016). Investigating the guided inquiry process. European Conference on Information Literacy 2016, Prague, Czech Republic.

Garrison, K.L., & Carroll, M.C. (2016). Through the looking glass: Depictions of culture in popular Australian children’s and young adult literature. The 35th International Congress, International Board on Books for Young People, Auckland, New Zealand.

Manck, K., & Garrison, K.L. (2016). Outside their window: See it, appreciate it, share it worldwide with GiggleIt! International Association of School Librarians’ Annual Conference and the International Forum on Research in School Librarianship, Tokyo, Japan.

Garrison, K.L., & FitzGerald, L. (2015). Guide on the side: Using guided inquiry to promote deep learning and metacognition. Research Applications in Information and Library Students (RAILS) Conference, University of Technology- Sydney, NSW, Australia.

Forest, D.E., Kimmel, S.C., Garrison, K.L., & Suh, Y. (2014). Through the eyes of the other: A critical analysis of the United States in global children’s literature. American Educational Research Association Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA, USA.

Forest, D.E., Garrison, K.L., & Kimmel, S.C. (2014). Entrepreneurs in cultural competence: Using global literature to discuss international human rights with youth. Association for Library and Information Science Education Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA, USA.

Forest, D.E., Garrison, K.L., & Kimmel, S.C. (2013). “The university for the poor”: Portrayals of class in translated children’s literature. American Educational Research Association Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA, USA.

Garrison, K.L., & Spruce, R.S. (2013). “Asking questions,” “chunking,” & “sharing the progress”: How school librarians apply metacognitive strategies in their teaching. American Educational Research Association Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA, USA.

Kimmel, S.C., Forest, D.E., & Garrison, K.L. (2013). The beauty of subversion: Asking the difficult questions in youth research, teaching and practice. Association for Library and Information Science Education Annual Conference, Seattle, WA, USA.

Spruce, R.S., & Garrison, K.L. (2012). Stop and think: Metacognition and the Standards for the 21st-Century Learner. American Educational Research Association Annual Conference, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

National

Garrison, K.L., & Gavigan, K.W. (23 October 2020). Supporting Social Justice with Students Using Graphic Novels. Annual Conference- School Librarians Special Interest Group. New Mexico Library Association. Virtual.

Gavigan, K.W., & Garrison, K.L. (2019). From Immigration to Sexuality and Beyond:  “Include” YA Graphic Novels to “Explore” Social Justice Issues. American Association of School Librarians Annual Conference, Louisville, KY, USA.

Sheerman, A., Garrison, K.L., & FitzGerald, L. (2019). From Wiki to MS365 and everything in between: 10 years of Guided Inquiry in Australia and the technology that supported the journey. Australian School Library Association, Canberra, ACT, Australia.

Burns, E.V., Garrison, K.L., & Kimmel, S.K. (2013). Challenging the Common: Evaluating & recreating the text exemplars for the Common Core. American Association of School Librarians Annual Conference, Hartford, CT, USA.

Collins, K.C., Kimmel, S.K., & Garrison, K.L. (2013). Is there a doctor in your future?: Rising to the challenge of doctoral studies. American Association of School Librarians Annual Conference, Hartford, CT, USA.

Garrison, K.L., & Doll, C.A. (2012). Latino representation in award-winning titles. National Latino Children’s Literature Conference, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, USA.

Garrison, K.L., Dickinson, G.K., & Pribesh, S. (2012). The many ways of becoming a school librarian: The role of the Praxis II Library Media Specialist in licensure. Association for Library and Information Science Education Annual Conference, Dallas, TX, USA.

Garrison, K.L. (2011). Sharing cultures through children’s literature. Association of Literacy Educators and Researchers National Conference, Richmond, VA, USA.

Doll, C.A., & Garrison, K.L. (2011). Turn the page to create a resilient school library. American Association of School Librarians National Conference, Minneapolis, MN, USA.

Garrison, K.L., & Doll, C.A. (2011). Turning a new page to evaluating multicultural children’s literature. American Association of School Librarians National Conference, Minneapolis, MN, USA.

Garrison, K.L., & Doll, C.A. (2011). Excellence in informational books for children: The Sibert Award. Fay B. Kaigler Children’s Book Festival, University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS, USA.

Doll, C.A., & Garrison, K.L. (2011). The art and technique of storytelling. Fay B. Kaigler Children’s Book Festival, University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS, USA.

State

FitzGerald, L., & Garrison, K.L. (2019).“Evidence for, in, and of Practice” in the School Library. Invited Speakers, MANTLE Annual Conference.

 Garrison, K.L.(2019).Which is more “cultured”?: Depictions of culture in the Inky Gold Awards and the CBCA’s Book of the Year for Older Readers. Meet-Up Webinar Series. School Library Association of New South Wales.

Forest, D.E., Kimmel, S.C., & Garrison, K.L. (2012). Teens in translation: The Mildred L. Batchelder Award. Virginia Association of School Librarians Annual Conference, Hampton, VA, USA.

Garrison, K.L., & Spruce, R.S. (2012). Reflections on learning: How school librarians lead. Virginia Association of School Librarians Annual Conference, Hampton, VA, USA.

Garrison, K.L. (2011). Fresh air for multicultural literature. Virginia Educational Media Association Spring Regional, Manassas, VA, USA.

Garrison, K.L., & Doll, C.A. (2010). Serving Latino communities in Virginia school libraries. Virginia Educational Media Association Annual Conference, Hampton, VA, USA.

Garrison, K.L., & Doll, C.A. (2010). The Pura Belpré books: ¿Dónde están? National Latino Children’s Literature Conference, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, USA.