Kate Ganski

Assistant Director of Libraries for User Services
User Services

Subject Contacts

  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Translation and Interpreting Studies


  • MLS, Southern Connecticut State University
  • BS, University of Central Florida

Research Interests

  • Information Literacy
  • Information Seeking Behavior
  • E-learning

Selected Papers and Presentations

  • Performing Research Instruction: Teaching at the Intersection of Information Literacy and Writing Studies, Conference on College Composition and Communication, March 2019
  • Modeling the Research Process in the Natural Sciences: Utilizing Data, Observation, and Theory to Improve Library Support, LOEX Annual Conference, May 2016
  • Reworking Your Curriculum to Increase Student Engagement, Co-Presenter, WAAL 2013 Information Literacy Award Winner, April 2013
  • Assessing Information Literacy Learning in Educational Psychology 100, Co-Author, UWM Assessment Showcase, March 2013
  • Portal to Information Literacy: Case Studies From a Flexible, Asynchronous Online Program, Co-Presenter, Sloan-C Blended Learning Conference, April 2013
  • LEAP’in Libraries: Integrating Libraries and Information Literacy in Campus Core Competencies and General Education, Co-Presenter, CUWL Forum, November 2010.
  • Fermenting Engagement: A Vibrant Approach to Freshman Composition Library Instruction, Co-Presenter:,WAAL Presentation, April  2010.
  • Review of the book Marketing Today’s Academic Library: A Bold New Approach to Communicating with Students (2009). Theological Librarianship: An Online Journal of the American Theological Library Association. https://theolib.atla.com/theolib/article/view/100/347
  • Connect, Communicate and Collaborate: Practical Uses for Social Networking Tools. Presentation on the UWM Libraries utilization of Meebo for meeting students’ research needs, IT’s 4 U, February 2009.
  • An Evaluation of the Accessibility of E-resources from Theological Library Websites. (2008). Theological Librarianship: An Online Journal of the American Theological Library Association. https://theolib.atla.com/theolib/article/view/14/407
  • The More you Click…Engaging and Assessing, Co-Author, WAAL Poster Session, April 2008