Reference and Instruction Librarian
Education: B.A. English, University of New Orleans; Master of Library and Information Science,
Louisiana State University
Areas of Responsibility/Teaching Expertise: Electronic Resources, Web Services, Serials, Liaison to Sociology & Criminal Justice, Instructor of LS 102 (2007–2016) and (2023–present), User Education (2007–present)
Recent Professional Activity:
Hecker, Penny. Rev. "Metaliteracy: Reinventing Information Literacy to Empower Learners"
Codex: the Journal of the Louisiana Chapter of the ACRL 3 no.2 (2015).Web. http://journal.acrlla.org/index.php/codex/article/view/102/198
Hecker, P & Baptist, A. "Picking Up the Pieces After Losing Your Systems Librarian Position." PowerPoint Presentation at LOUIS Users Annual Conference, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, October 16, 2019.
Hecker, P. & Balius, A. “Embracing the Framework: Tales of Implementation.” PowerPoint Presentation at Louisiana Library Association Annual Conference, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, March 10, 2016.
Hecker, P. & Balius, A. “Embracing the Framework: Exploring Approaches for Implementation.”
PowerPoint Presentation at LOUIS Users Annual Conference, Baton Rouge, Louisiana,
October 7, 2015.
Association Committee Service –
Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL), Instruction Section, Research
and Scholarship Committee, 2016-2018.
Areas of Interest: Electronic resources access and maintenance, web design, web graphics, outreach, information fluency, learning styles, instructional design, instructional technology
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