Wendy Highby

Wendy Highby

Associate Professor / Social Sciences Librarian

Library Reference Services
University Libraries

Contact Information

Michener 108
Mailing Address
University of Northern Colorado
James A. Michener Library
Campus Box 48
Greeley, CO 80639


MLS, Emporia State University
Area of Study: Library and Information Science

BA, University of Colorado at Denver
Area of Study: Sociology

AAS, Community College of Denver
Area of Study: Paralegal Studies

Publications/Creative Works

2015, [Reviews of the films: Advanced Style; India’s Daughter: The Story of Jyoti Singh; Six Days: Three Activists, Three Wars, One Dream; Utopia: An Epic Story of Struggle and Resistance; and A Will for the Woods.]  Educational Media Reviews Online, http://emro.lib.buffalo.edu/emro/

09/2015, “Beyond Gasland: Fracking Information Sources,” Wyoming Library Association-Mountain Plains Library Association Conference, Cheyenne, Wyoming.

2014/2015, “Critiquing and Conveying Information about Fracking through Song Parody: The Annotated Libretto of Frackville, the Horizontally Drilled Musical, with Interpolated Bibliography,” Progressive Librarian, 43(Winter), 81-101, http://www.progressivelibrariansguild.org/PL_Jnl/pdf/PL_43.pdf

2014, “Library Involvement in Faculty Publication Funds,” College & Undergraduate Libraries, 21(3-4), 308-329, DOI:10.1080/10691316.2014.933088 (co-authored with Jane Monson and Bette Rathe).

10/2013, “Rekindling Interest in Open Access: How to Keep the Enthusiasm Alive,” Open Access Un/Conference, San Jose State University.

04/2013, “Are Librarians Hiding Something? The Colbert Report, Anti-Intellectualism, and the Culture Wars”; COALA Spring Workshop, Gunnison.

02/2013, “What matter who’s speaking? Stephen Colbert Is an Author (And So Can You!),” Southwest/Texas Popular Culture Association, 34th Annual Conference.

Subject Areas

Africana Studies
Gender Studies
Hispanic Studies

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