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Debra Hoffmann

Associate Librarian, Library

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M. A. Library and Information Science, UCLA, 1999
B. A. Political Science, UCLA, 1988


I was born, raised and educated in Los Angeles. I received a Bachelor's degree in Political Science from UCLA in 1988. In 1999, I recieved a Masters of Library and Information Science degree, also from UCLA. I have worked at both public and academic libraries, most recently at Moorpark College and California Lutheran University libraries before coming to CI as a Reference and Instruction Librarian in 2004. I am a tenured Associate Professor and am currently Head of Public Services & Outreach for Broome Library at CI.

My research interests include information literacy, transliteracy, critical thinking, innovative assessment and polpular culture.

Representative Courses Taught

  • COMM 211 COMM/LIB 211: Discerning Information in an Interconnected World



information literacy, transliteracy, critical thinking, innovative assessment, polpular culture

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