Ann Donahue

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
Office: Library, 88 Commercial Street, RM 270, Manchester, NH 03101
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Profile

Annie Donahue is an Associate Professor and Director of the UNH Manchester Library. After completing a B.A. in Humanities from UNH Manchester and a M.L.S. in Library Science from Southern Connecticut State University, she joined the faculty of UNH Manchester in 1998. In the ensuing years, she completed an A.L.M. in Liberal Arts from Harvard University and an Ed.D. in Learning, Leadership, and Community from Plymouth State University. Dr. Donahue has taught several undergraduate courses, i.e. History Exploration – Special Topics courses, and a Humanities Inquiry course entitled Everlasting Fame: the Hero in Literature, Film, & Popular Culture. She is a member of the graduate Faculty and regularly taught a graduate course entitled Classroom Research and Assessment Methods.

Alongside her duties as Library Director, Dr. Donahue has served the College and University in a variety of administrative appointments, such as Faculty Chair, Humanities Division, Interim Dean of the UNH Library, Executive Director for Experiential Learning, and Interim Assistant Dean for Student Engagement. Her scholarship is focused on the collaborations between teaching and library faculty, assessing student learning, and integrating information literacy within the curriculum. She has shared her research nationally and internationally, and is published in several academic journals including, Reference Services Review, Evidence Based Library and Information Practice, The Nordic Journal of Information Literacy in Higher Education, and Advances in Physiology Education. Additionally, she is a co-author for three book chapters, with a fourth book chapter in press.

Education

  • Ed.D., Learning, Leadership & Community, Plymouth State University
  • ALM, Harvard University
  • M.L.S., Library Science, Southern Connecticut State University
  • B.A., Humanities, University of New Hampshire

Courses Taught

  • UMIS 599: IS/Dev-Leads-Comm-Engage

Selected Publications

Gamtso, C. B., Donahue, A., & Donovan, K. (2017). The Research Mentor Program at the University of New Hampshire Manchester Library. In Peer-Assisted Learning in Academic Libraries. ABC-CLIO.

Gamtso, C., Donahue, A., Donovan, K., Jefferson, J., & Blair Vogt, R. (2016). Librarian and Peer Research Mentor Partnerships that Promote Student Success. In Space and Organizational Considerations in Academic Library Partnerships and Collaborations. IGI Global.

Donahue, A. E. (n.d.). Charting Success: Using Practical Measures to Assess Information Literacy Skills in the First-Year Writing Course. Evidence Based Library and Information Practice, 10(2), 45. doi:10.18438/b85p53