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Mega Subramaniam

Professor and Associate Dean for Faculty

College of Information Studies




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Dr. Mega Subramaniam is a Professor and Associate Dean for Faculty at the College of Information Studies. She is a researcher and educator who focuses on enhancing the role of libraries in fostering the mastery of emerging digital literacies among historically marginalized young people. Dr. Subramaniam's work has been generously funded by various federal and private agencies. She has published several articles on digital youth, digital literacies, learning in libraries, and STEM learning. Some of her recent work include ConnectedLib and Improving Assessment of Computational Thinking in Libraries (IMPACT). She is currently building the digital literacy repository, Marylanders Online, to build the digital skills of Marylanders and to support digital literacy providers and digital navigators in the state of Maryland. Dr. Subramaniam is an elected committee member for the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) Standing Committee on Information Literacy Section, that fosters collaboration and cooperation in the development and promotion of information literacy education in all types of libraries and information institutions around the world. Her research has been recognized with awards such as the 2019 Fulbright Specialist and the 2019 Library Journal Movers & Shakers Award. Dr. Subramaniam received her Ph.D. from Florida State University.

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