Professor & Head of Instructional Services
As Head of Instructional Services, Lyda McCartin leads a team of innovative librarians who are recognized as an ACRL Information Literacy Best Practices Exemplary Program in Pedagogy. Lyda earned her MA in History and her MLIS from the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa. Lyda has served as an Assessment Fellow since 2011. She provides consultation, guidance, and professional development on program-level assessment of student learning to faculty across campus. She has presented on assessment of student learning at state, national, and international conferences. In 2010, Lyda began UNC’s Undergraduate Research Journal, which is now part of the Office of Undergraduate Research. Her current research agenda includes critical information literacy pedagogy and assessment of information literacy.