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Jennifer Stout

Teaching and Learning Librarian

Research and Learning, Teaching and Learning

(804) 828-8557
James Branch Cabell Library, Room 121-B


  • M.S. Library Science, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, 2010
  • B.A. Anthropology, University of Mary Washington, 2008

Previous Professional Experience

  • Reference and Instruction Librarian, Doris and Harry Vise Library, Cumberland University, 2010-2012
  • Reference and Instruction Graduate Assistant, R.B. House Undergraduate Library, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, 2009-2010
  • Reference Graduate Assistant, Walter Royal Davis Library, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, 2008-2010
  • Graduate Research Consultant, Office of Undergraduate Research, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, 2009

Selected Presentations

  • Stout, J. (2013). The second chapter: How VCU Libraries supports sophomores through information literacy instruction, assessment, and faculty partnership. Presented at the National Conference on Students in Transition, Atlanta, GA. 
  • Stout, J. & Woodard, A. (2012). Transforming the freshman experience in our library...and yours!. Presented at Tennessee Library Association Annual Conference Poster Session, Knoxville, TN.

Selected Publications

  • Stout, J. (2013). Review of: Sustaining activism: A Brazilian women's movement and a father-daughter collaboration. Library Journal.
  • Stout, J. (2012). Review of: The god problem: Expressing faith and being reasonable. Library Journal.
  • Stout, J. (2012). Review of: Straight: The surprisingly short history of heterosexuality. Library Journal. 
  • Stout, J. (2011). Review of: The wedding night: A cultural history. Library Journal, XPress Reviews.
  • Stout, J. (2011). Review of: Lucretia Mott's heresy: Abolition and women's rights in nineteenth-century America. Library Journal.
  • Stout, J. (2011). Review of: Julian of Norwich, theologian. Library Journal.
  • Stout, J. (2011). Review of: Performing American masculinities: The 21st century man in popular culture. Tennessee Libraries, 61(3).

Selected University Service

  • University College Curriculum Committee
  • Information Fluency Committee

Selected VCU Libraries Service

  • VCUL LibQual+ Survey Committee
  • VCUL LibGuides Review Group
  • University Council alternate 

Professional Organizations

  • Beta Phi Mu (International Library and Information Studies Honor Society)
  • American Library Association
  • Association of College and Research Libraries
    • Instruction Section 
    • University Libraries Section 

Research Interests

  • Instruction and user education; information literacy; assessment; readers' advisory; gender studies    

VCU Libraries

James Branch Cabell Library Monroe Park Campus
901 Park Ave., Box 842033
Richmond, VA 23284-2033
Toll-free: (844) 352-7399
(804) 828-1111
All Libraries
Tompkins-McCaw Library MCV Campus
509 N. 12th St., Box 980582
Richmond, VA 23298-0582
Toll-free: (844) 352-7399
(804) 828-0636

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