Alicia K. Long
Academic librarian, information specialist, community engagement leader, researcher, and teacher with never-ending interests and ideas that follow the purpose of working toward a better informed and critical society.
In addition to working in an academic library, Alicia teaches LIS courses on multicultural literature for children and young adults. She presents and leads discussions for family literacy programs in public libraries and worked as consultant for a library in a school for children with special needs. Alicia is a member of FAME's Florida Teens Read committee and a past-member of the Selection Committee of the Pura Belpré Award. She was selected a 2012 American Library Association's Emerging Leader and a 2009 Spectrum Scholar.
Alicia is involved in local, state, and national professional organizations in different capacities. She looks forward to connecting with others who, like her, work at the service of knowledge, education, and great stories!
Find more about Alicia and connect at http://aklibrarian.wordpress.com