Jennifer E. Moore, PhD
Office: SH 415
PhD, University of Texas at Austin, Information Studies
MSIS, University of Texas at Austin, Information Studies
BA, University of Texas at Austin, English
Evidenced-based practice in school libraries; adolescent health information literacy; child and adolescent audio literacy.
Jennifer Moore is an associate professor in the School of Library and Information Studies. Previously, she taught English-Language Arts and worked as an elementary school librarian. Moore has taught graduate-level courses in school librarianship, youth programming in libraries, and young adult literature. Her LS 5233 Multimedia Resources and Services course is Quality Matters Recognized. She was recently selected as a faculty fellow in the American Library Association and Google joint project, Libraries Ready to Code, and she has received multiple teaching awards, including TWU’s Faculty Distinction in Distance Education Award in 2016, the College of Professional Education’s Outstanding Teacher of the Year in 2015 and 2016, and the College of Professional Education’s Outstanding Student Support in 2017. Moore’s scholarly interests have included adolescent health information literacy, evidence-based practice in school libraries, audiobooks for children and young adults, special education in school libraries, and technology-related curriculum development. Her service record is extensive, as she has served as a member and a chair on more than 20 committees at the local, state and national levels.
Moore, J., Elkins, A., & Boelens, H. (2017). Libraries on the Move: By Land, By Sea, and By Air. Juried paper presented at the International Association of School Librarianship Annual Conference, Long Beach, California, August 7, 2017.
Cahill, M., & Moore, J. (2017). A sound history. Children & Libraries: The Journal of the Association for Library Service to Children, 15(1), 22-29.
Moore, J., and Cahill, M. (2016). Audiobooks: Legitimate “reading” material for adolescents? School Library Research, 19. Retrieved from http://www.ala.org/aasl/sites/ala.org.aasl/files/content/aaslpubsandjournals/slr/vol19/SLR_AudiobooksLegitimateReading_V19.pdf.
Cahill, M., Richey, J. (2015). What sound does an Odyssey make? Content analysis of award-winning audiobooks. Library Quarterly, 85(4), 371-385.
Richey, J., and Cahill, M. (2015). What's a school librarian's favorite preposition? Evidence in, of, and for practice. Knowledge Quest, 43(3). 68-73. Retrieved from https://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/EJ1049068.pdf
Richey, J. (2015). The School Library as a Sexual Health Learning Environment. Juried paper presented at the International Association of School Librarianship Annual Conference, Maastricht, Netherlands, June 29, 2015.
Cahill, M., and Richey, J. (2015). Audiobooks as a Window to the World. Juried paper presented at the International Association of School Librarianship Annual Conference, Maastricht, Netherlands, June 30, 2015.
Cahill, M., and Richey, J. (2014). Do You Hear What I Hear? Questioning the Legitimacy of Audiobooks as “Reading” Material. Juried paper presented at the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions Satellite Conference, Libraries for Children & Young Adults Section and School Libraries Section, Paris, France, August 23, 2014.
Richey, J., Wagner, W., Cahill, M. (2014). EBLIP: How you know, where you go, and what you show. School Library Monthly, 30(7), 5-7.
Richey, J., and Cahill, M. (2014). School librarians' experiences with evidence-based library and information practice. School Library Research, 17. Retrieved from
Cahill, M., and Richey, J. (2013). What Sound Does an Odyssey Make? Content Analysis of Award Winning Audio Texts. Concurrent session presented at the 63rd Annual Conference of the Literacy Research Association, Dallas, TX, December 4, 2013.
Richey, J., and Cahill, M. (2013). The Cream Rises to the Top: Using Evidence-Based Practices to Demonstrate School Library Contributions to Student Success. Concurrent session presented at the American Association of School Librarians 16th National Conference and Exhibition, Hartford, Connecticut, November 16, 2013.
Richey, J., and Cahill, M. (2013). School Librarians' Experiences with Evidence-Based Library and Information Practice. Juried Paper presented at the Educators of School Librarians Section (ELSS) of the American Association of School Librarians at the American Association of School Librarians 16th National Conference and Exhibition, Hartford, Connecticut, November 15, 2013.