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Kristin Fontichiaro

Clinical Associate Professor at University of Michigan School of Information

Areas of expertise

  • - Makerspaces
  • - Multiple literacies, including information, data, and digital literacies
  • - Librarians as educators in formal and informal settings

Major works

● Over 20 books for children on information literacy, maker movement, and data literacy
● Co-editor with Abilock and Harada, Growing Schools: Librarians as Professional Developers (award-winning)
● Contributions to Information Services Today (Hirsh), Library 2020 (Janes), and more

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About Me

Kristin Fontichiaro is a clinical associate professor at the University of Michigan School of Information. She was a member of the inaugural class of Emerging Leaders from the American Library Association and named a 2012 Library Journal Mover and Shaker. She is the author of numerous books for librarians and educators, series editor for Cherry Lake Publishing’s award-winning Makers as Innovators series for middle-grade readers, and the forthcoming Makers as Innovators Junior and Data Geek data literacy series. She speaks nationally and internationally on professional practice; information, data, and digital literacy; and data literacy.

Courses and Programs taught by Kristin Fontichiaro

1 course in a series


Public Library Management

Professional Certificate
8 courses