Avoiding Self-Censorship: How to Be a Brave Librarian
Mona Kerby, PhD, is a professor at McDaniel College in Westminster, MD, where she coordinates the School Librarianship program. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education and Spanish at Texas Wesleyan University in Fort Worth, two masters’ degrees, and her PhD in Library Science from Texas Woman’s University in Denton, Texas. She served as the librarian at Little Elementary School in Arlington, Texas. Her most recently published book, An Introduction to Collection Development for School Librarians, 2nd ed., is published by ALA/AASL. She holds McDaniel’s Bowlsbey Endowed Chair and has received awards such as the Texas Library Association’s Siddie Joe Johnson Award for Outstanding Library Service to Children in the State of Texas, McDaniel’s Outstanding Teacher Award, and AASL’s Distinguished Service Award. In addition to writing for school librarians, she also writes for children. See monakerby.com.