Trudi E. Jacobson

Department Head, University at Albany, New York

Trudi Jacobson is head of the Information Literacy Department in the University Libraries at the University at Albany, New York. She is cochair of the ACRL Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education Task Force. She coauthored the book Metaliteracy: Reinventing Information Literacy to Empower Learners (ALA/Neal-Schuman 2014) and coedited The Information Literacy User’s Guide: An Open, Online Textbook (SUNY Open Textbook Program 2014). She also coauthored the article “Proposing a Metaliteracy Model to Redefine Information Literacy” in Communications in Information Literacy. She received a $60,000 State University of New York Innovative Instruction Grant for 2014–2015, which will fund the development of a metaliteracy MOOC.