Chiu, Ann Matsushima
- Master of Science, Library and Information Science; University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
- Bachelor of Arts, Art History & Criticism; University of California, San Diego
Areas of Teaching:
- Research Methods
- Information Literacy
- Library Instruction
- Zine librarianship
- Information-seeking behavior of undergraduate and non-traditional students
- Diversity and social justice in librarianship
- Student engagement through library programming
- Chiu, A.M. (2018). The Invisible Library: Engaging Information Literacy with Students that Avoid the Library at All Costs. Session presented at annual Online Northwest Conference in Portland, OR.
- Cain, B., & Chiu, A. (2018). The Accidental Library User: Promoting Library Services to Non-Traditional Students. Poster presented at annual Oregon Library Association Conference in Eugene, OR.
- Chiu, A.M. (2017). Engaging the Future of Zine Librarianship. In Y.S. Cura & M. Macias (Eds), Librarians with Spines: Information Agitators in an Age of Stagnation, pp. 23-43. Los Angeles: Hinchas Press.
- Recipient of the 2016 Graduate Student Edith Harris Camp Award (UIUC)
- American Library Association member
- Asian Pacific American Library Association- Archives & Web Content committee member
- Association of College & Research Libraries member
- Beta Phi Mu International Honors Society- Alpha Chapter (UIUC)
- Portland Zine Symposium organizer
Ann Matsushima Chiu is the Electronic Services and Instruction Librarian at Warner Pacific’s Otto F. Linn Library. Previously, she was an assistant library coordinator & archives researcher at UCLA’s Asian American Studies Center Library, as well as a circulation & reference library assistant at the Oregon City Public Library. Ann is a visual artist, community organizer, and zinester. She can be found gardening or organizing community events for the zine and independent publishing community and Asian American community.
“If we see the poor as the target of our mission, we’ll miss the boat… Justice is doing more than saving the drowning people; it’s changing the ones who are pushing them into the lake.” Noel Castellanos