Co-Editor, Elizabeth "Betty" Marcoux
Dr. Elizabeth "Betty" Marcoux, a part-time faculty member of the Information School, University of Washington, is well known in the national community for her work with under-served populations and young community members regarding their access to information.
Recently she worked with the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) to develop a new youth librarian certification that encompasses young adult information behavior understandings.
has also worked with the Maryland Department of Education
to vet their state standards for school libraries, and has been worked with various Illinois school librarians to develop strategies for organizing and communicating evidence of interest to decision makers.
is bilingual in Spanish and English, having lived and studied in South America and Mexico as well as the United States.
Betty has taught at both Arizona State University and the University of Washington, and she continues to be active in the American Association of School Librarians (AASL).