Deana Greenfield

Title:

Assistant Professor, University Library

Programs/Classes Taught:

Digital Information Literacy
Library Research for the Social Sciences
Research orientations and in-depth sessions

Areas of Expertise:

information literacy
instructional technology
online education
curriculum development
editing and written communication
social media
archival arrangement
digital preservation

Biography:

Deana Greenfield is an Assistant Professor at National Louis University in Chicago, IL. She previously held the position of library program manager for the NLU Center for Teaching through Children’s Books and headed the Secretariat office for the United States Board on Books for Young People (USBBY). Deana graduated from Grinnell College in 2000 with a degree in English (creative writing focus). She completed a MA degree and PhD coursework in English Literature at Northwestern University and received her MSLIS and Certificate in Rare Books and Special Collections from University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. She is an American Library Association Spectrum Scholar and was inducted into the Alpha chapter of Beta Phi Mu, the library and information National Honor Society. Her current interests involve teaching and designing curriculum for credit courses in digital information literacy, mentoring new library and information science students, and serving as both an Emerging Leader and Discovering Librarianship Field Recruiter for the American Library Association. She still enjoys writing and in 2010 received a Certificate in Creative Writing-Short Story from the University of Chicago.

Education:

MS in Library and Information Science, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
MA in English Literature, Northwestern University
BA in English, Grinnell College

Research and Interests:

online education & personal learning environments mentorship instructional design information literacy instruction

Contact Information:

Email: deana.greenfield@nl.edu

Phone: 312-261-3565

Syllabi, publications and additional information: http://works.bepress.com/deanagreenfield/

Locations
  • CHICAGO DOWNTOWN CAMPUS

    NLU’s Chicago campus on South Michigan Avenue occupies five floors of the historic Peoples Gas Building. This landmark building, across the street from the Art Institute of Chicago and Grant Park, is easily accessible by train, bus and car and is surrounded by restaurants, parking lots/garages and shops.

    122 S. Michigan Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60603
    (888) 658.8632

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  • ELGIN

    Conveniently located in a fast-growing business district off I-90 and Route 31, NLU Elgin features 10 classrooms with high-tech media equipment; a computer lab with high-speed Internet access; two conference rooms; and comfortable student lounges. Parking is free at this recently remodeled and upgraded teaching site, which now includes wireless Internet access.

    620 Tollgate Road
    Elgin, IL 60123
    (888) 658.8632

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  • NORTH SHORE

    Opened in the summer of 2006, NLU North Shore at Skokie is a state-of-the-art modern campus located just off the Edens Expressway near the Old Orchard Shopping Center. The campus includes 44 wireless classrooms equipped with high-tech media equipment; four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, including a walk-in lab in the library; six conference rooms; a public café for beverages and snacks; a student welcome center; a library for research and study; and multiple, comfortable student lounge areas.

    5202 Old Orchard Road
    Skokie, IL 60077
    (888) 658.8632

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  • LISLE

    Located just minutes from the East-West Tollway (I-88), NLU Lisle features 42 wireless classrooms equipped with high-tech media equipment; four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, including a separate walk-in lab in the library; a café for beverages and snacks; a student welcome center; a library for research and study; conference rooms; and six comfortable student lounge areas with wireless access.

    850 Warrenville Road
    Lisle, IL 60532
    (888) 658.8632

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  • WHEELING

    Located in one of Chicago's major northwest suburbs, the newly renovated NLU Wheeling includes 20 classrooms with high-tech media equipment, four conference rooms, four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, large student lounge areas with wireless capabilities and interactive video capabilities, and an extensive research library. The site also houses the university library research collection.

    1000 Capitol Drive
    Wheeling, IL 60090
    (888) 658.8632

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  • FLORIDA (TAMPA)

    Established in 1988 and located in one of the city's major business districts, NLU's Florida Regional Center serves students in 13 counties in central Florida. In addition to six classrooms, this location features a conference room, a computer lab with high-speed Internet access, an extensive research library and comfortable student lounges.

     

     

    5110 Eisenhower Boulevard
    Suite 102
    Tampa, Florida 33634
    800.366.6581 | www.nl.edu/florida

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  • WISCONSIN

    NLU's Milwaukee campus has a proud history of serving graduate students in education in southeastern Wisconsin. Nearly one in five certified Wisconsin teachers looks to NLU for graduate education programs – more than any other university in the state. In addition to classrooms with high-tech media equipment, the campus offers a state-of-the-art computer lab with wireless Internet access and an extensive IDS research library.

    12000 West Park Place, Suite 100
    Milwaukee, WI 53224-3007
    414.577.2658

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