Robert Schroeder

About Robert Schroeder

Bob Schroeder is a reference and instruction librarian at Portland State University where he liaises with the Graduate School of Education and also teaches library sessions for students in general education classes.  He has taught reference classes for the Portland cohort of Emporia States University's SLIM program, and is one of the editors of the journal Communication in Information Literacy. Bob's research interests have sprung organically form his practice, and have included: using cooperative principles to sustain scholarly communication; the place of Google Scholar in academic libraries; and the role that affect, emotions, and motivation play in undergraduate library instruction. Lately he has begun researching the role critical theories play in librarians practices, and how they intersect with social justice in libraries. CV at Contact at

This author bio was updated on Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014.

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