- Lesley Farmer
California State University
LESLEY FARMER, professor at California State University, Long Beach, coordinates the Librarianship Program. She earned her M.S. in library science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and received her doctorate in adult education from Temple University. Dr. Farmer has worked as a teacher-librarian in K–12 school settings and in public, special, and academic libraries. A frequent presenter and writer for the profession, Dr. Farmer’s most recent books are Teen Girls and Technology (Teachers College Press, 2008) and Information Literacy Assessment in K–12 Settings (Scarecrow Press, 2008). In 2007, she received a Distinguished Scholarly and Academic Achievement Award from her campus and was selected as California Library Association Member of the Year. Her research interests include information literacy, collaboration, equity in library services, and educational technology.