Curriculum Vitae

Library Experience

Penn State Abington Library
Head Librarian/Associate Librarian (appointed with tenure)
March 2023 to present

Auraria Library, University of Colorado Denver
Education and Outreach Services Department Head/Senior Instructor
July 2018 to February 2023

First-Year Teaching and Learning Librarian/Instructor
July 2015 to June 2018

University Library, Colorado State University-Pueblo
Government Documents Librarian/Assistant Professor
July 2016 to June 2018

Library Instruction Coordinator/Assistant Professor
July 2015 to June 2018

Strozier Library, Florida State University
Collection Development Specialist/Library Operations Supervisor
October 2009 to June 2011

Scholars Commons Assistant/Library Operations Supervisor
September 2008 to October 2009

Reference Department Assistant/Senior Library Technical Assistant
June 2006 to September 2008


Master of Science in Library and Information Studies
Florida State University/August 2009

Bachelor of Arts in History, Humanities Minor/summa cum laude
Florida State University / April 2006
Honors Thesis: Legislating the Invisible Hand: The Port of London and the Atlantic World, 1750-1815.


Seeber, Kevin and Rachel Stott. (2019). “‘Cannabis’ is a Blue State Word: Marijuana Decriminalization, Keyword Development, and Considering Political Contexts in Search Results.” ACRL 2019 Proceedings, pp. 639-646.

Richter-Weikum, Erin and Kevin Seeber. (2018). “Library Experiences of Transfer Students at an Urban Campus.” Student Success, 9 (2), pp. 63-71.

Fisher, Zoe and Kevin Seeber. (2017). “Finding Foundations: A Model for Information Literacy Assessment of First-Year Students.” In the Library with the Lead Pipe.

Seeber, Kevin P. (2016). “The Failed Pedagogy of Punishment: Moving Discussions of Plagiarism Beyond Detection and Discipline.” in Nicole Pagowsky and Kelly McElroy (eds.). Critical Library Pedagogy Handbooks. Chicago: ACRL Press.

Pashia, Angela, Kevin Seeber, and Nancy Noe. (2016). “Just Say No: Empowering Ourselves and Our Expertise.” Proceedings of the 43rd Annual LOEX Conference. Ypsilanti, MI: Eastern Michigan University Library/LOEX Press.

Seeber, Kevin P. (2015). “This is Really Happening: Criticality and Discussions of Context in the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy.” Communications in Information Literacy, 9 (2), pp. 157-63.

Seeber, Kevin P. (2015). “Teaching ‘Format as a Process’ in an Era of Web-Scale Discovery.” Reference Services Review, 43 (1), pp. 19-30.
(There is also an open access preprint of this article available.)

Seeber, Kevin P. (2013). “Using Assessment Results to Reinforce Campus Partnerships.” College and Undergraduate Libraries, 20 (3/4), pp. 352-65.


Seeber, Kevin and Rachel Stott. “‘Cannabis’ is a Blue State Word: Marijuana Decriminalization, Keyword Development, and Considering Political Contexts in Search Results.” Paper presentation at the Association of College and Research Libraries 2019 Conference, Cleveland, OH, April 10-13, 2019.

Seeber, Kevin“Teaching CRAAP to Robots: Artificial Intelligence, False Binaries, and Implications for Information Literacy.” Presentation at the Critical Librarianship and Pedagogy Symposium, Tucson, AZ, November 15-16, 2018.

Seeber, Kevin, and Erin Richter-Weikum. “Library Experiences of Transfer Students at an Urban Commuter Campus.” Presentation at the 24th National Conference on Students in Transition, Costa Mesa, CA, October 21-23, 2017.

Seeber, Kevin, and Ellen Metter. “Tired of Textbooks.” Workshop at the Colorado Teaching and Learning with Technology Symposium, Boulder, CO, August 9-10, 2017.

Pagowsky, Nicole, Kevin Seeber, Dave Ellenwood, James Elmborg, Yasmin Sokkar Harker, and Greg Carr. “Authority is Constructed and Contextual: A Critical View.” Panel Presentation at the American Library Association Annual Conference, Orlando, FL, June 23-28, 2016.

Seeber, Kevin, Jessica Critten, Nicole Pagowsky, and Dani Rowland. “Critical Foundations: Intersections Between Critical Librarianship and First Year-Experience.” Panel Presentation at Library Instruction West, Salt Lake City, UT, June 8-10, 2016.

Critten, Jessica and Kevin Seeber“My Lens, Myself: A Hermeneutics of Information Literacy.” Keynote Presentation at the California Conference on Library Instruction, San Francisco, CA, April 29, 2016.

Seeber, Kevin“It’s Not a Competition: Questioning the Rhetoric of ‘Scholarly Versus Popular’ in Library Insruction.” Presentation at the Critical Librarianship and Pedagogy Symposium, Tucson, AZ, February 25-26, 2016.

Seeber, Kevin“Context and Frameworks: Situtating Information Literacy in the ‘Real World.'” Presentation at Colorado State University’s Morgan Library as part of their Master Teacher Initiative, Fort Collins, CO, November 5, 2015.

Seeber, Kevin“Teaching ‘Information Creation as a Process’ in an Era of Web-Scale Discovery.” Presentation at the College Librarians and Media Specialists of Washington State Spring Conference, Everett, WA, May 21-22, 2015.
(A template for the “Process Card Activity” discussed in this presentation is available.)

Pashia, Angela, Kevin Seeber, and Nancy Noe. “Just Say ‘No’: Empowering Ourselves and Our Expertise.” Workshop at the LOEX 2015 Conference, Denver, CO, April 30-May 2, 2015.

Critten, Jessica and Kevin Seeber“Process, Not Product: Teaching and Assessing the Critical Process of Information Literacy.” Panel presentation at the Association of College and Research Libraries Conference, Portland, OR, March 25-28, 2015.

Seeber, Kevin. “Volstead in the West: Colorado and the Realities of Prohibition.” Presentation at El Pueblo History Museum as part of their Prohibition & Legalization series, Pueblo, CO, October 15, 2014.

Seeber, Kevin“How It Got Here: Teaching ‘Format as Process’ in an Era of Web-Scale Discovery.” Presentation at Library Instruction West, Portland State University, Portland, OR, July 23-25, 2014.

Seeber, Kevin and Jessica Critten. “Building an Instruction Arsenal: Using Standardized Elements to Streamline Class Planning and Ease Student Learning Assessment Across the Curriculum.” Panel presentation at the Association of College and Research Libraries Conference, Indianapolis, IN, April 10-13, 2013.

Seeber, Kevin“Exiled by Prohibition: Americans Abroad and Outsiders at Home.” Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Society for the Interdisciplinary Study of Social Imagery, Colorado Springs, CO, March 7-9, 2013.

Seeber, Kevin“They Should Probably Hear About This: Using Instruction Assessment Results to Build Partnerships on Campus.” Presentation at the Colorado Association of Libraries Annual Conference, Keystone, CO, October 18-20, 2012.


University of Colorado Denver Excellence in Librarianship (2019)

Emerald Publishing Literati Award for Outstanding Paper (2016)

CSU-Pueblo Outstanding Library Faculty Member (2013/14 and 2014/15)

CSU-Pueblo Faculty Development Grant (2014)