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Ashley Huot

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Ashley Huot
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Architecture/Fine Arts Library, 206 Russell Bldg
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Ashley is a Humanities Liaison Librarian currently serving the Faculty of Architecture (Environmental Design, Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Interior Design, and City Planning) and Department of Classical Studies. Her role involves library instruction, reference and research support, and collection development.

After completing a BFA in Art & Design (University of Alberta, 2011) she spent several years leading and participating in community development, education, and research initiatives in vulnerable communities that intersect with art and design. Her focus has been establishing strategic and accessible opportunities for inclusive learning in diverse contexts that incorporate skill development and extension of diverse literacies. She completed an MLIS (University of Alberta) in 2021.

Her research interests include information literacy and research processes in creative and studio-based disciplines, open pedagogy, and issues of information access and equity, specifically prison libraries. She has further supported the LIS community through her role as an Editor-in-chief of Pathfinder Journal, Co-editor of ARLIS/NA's Library Exhibitions Review, Director-at-Large of U of A's LISAA, Co-Canadian Liaison of ArLiSNAP, and through her roles with the Manitoba Library Association’s Prison Libraries Committee.

Editorial Work:

2022-current, Co-Editor, ARLIS/NA Library Exhibitions Review, Art Libraries Society of North America

2021-current, Editor-in-Cheif, Pathfinder: A Canadian Journal for Information Science Students and Early Career Professionals

2021, Associate Editor, Pathfinder: A Canadian Journal for Information Science Students and Early Career Professionals

Recent Posters, Presentations, Publications:

Huot. A. (2024) “The undead archive: 100 years of photographing ghosts” at the university of manitoba archives and special collections. Library Exhibitions Review, 2.

Huot, A. (2023). How are Art Librarians Using Information Literacy Instruction to Support Art Studio Students?. Pathfinder: A Canadian Journal for Information Science Students and Early Career Professionals, 4(1), 150–161.

Alcaraz, A. & Huot, A. (February, 2022). Pathfinder: Exploring New Roads. Student Journal Forum, University of Toronto.

Huot, A. & Wurmann, K. (2021, November), About Prison Libraries: How to Read a Prison (presentation), Burlitfest: Literacy Festival, Art Gallery of Burlington and Burlington Public Library.

Huot. A. (2021, November), Librarians & Open Pedagogy in the Studio: Scaffolding Information Literacy Skills (poster presentation). ArLiSNAP and VREPS fall virtual conference.

Huot, A. (2021, June), Braverman Prize Essay Presentations: Prison Zines: Relations, Communication, and Records (paper presentation), Progressive Librarians Guild, ALA Conference meeting.

Huot, A., Williams, K., & Wurmann, K. (2021, June), Prisons and Libraries: Better Together (panel presentation), Libraries: Better Together, Manitoba Library Association and Saskatchewan Library Association Joint Conference.

Huot, A. (2021), Prison Zines: Relations, Communication, and Records (paper), Progressive Librarian Guild.

Huot. A. (2021, May), A Call for Connection and Collaboration in Information Literacy Instruction for Studio Arts (poster presentation, peer-reviewed), Convergence = Créativité + Collaboration, Art Libraries Society of North America Conference, Montreal, Qc.

Huot. A. (2020, November), Supporting Creative Information Literacy for Studio Art Environments (poster presentation), Visualizing Your Future Art Information Career (virtual conference), ArLiSNAP and VREPS.

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City Planning
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Classical Studies
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Environmental Design
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Interior Design
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Landscape Architecture
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