Skip to Content

Amelia Koford

  • Assoc. Professor, Outreach & Information Literacy Librarian




M.A. in Women’s and Gender Studies, The University of Texas at Austin, 2012

M.S. in Information Studies, The University of Texas at Austin, 2012

B.A. in English and French, Grinnell College, Grinnell, Iowa, 2007


Koford, Amelia and Drucilla Martinez de Morales. “Building a Barrier-Free Online Library.” Disabilities and the Library: Fostering Equity for Patrons and Staff with Differing Abilities. Edited by Clayton A. Copeland. ABC-CLIO, 2022, pp. 377-389.

Sia, Tiffiny, Amelia Koford, Kyle Olson, and Steve Vrooman. "Teaching with Comics: A Cross-Disciplinary Investigation." Engaging Pedagogy Conference. Seguin, Texas, May 16, 2018.

Koford, Amelia. "People with Disabilities." Encyclopedia of Library and Information Sciences. Fourth edition. Edited by John McDonald and Michael Levine-Clark. CRC Press, 2017.

Koford, Amelia. "Engaging an Author in a Critical Reading of Subject Headings." Journal of Critical Library and Information Studies, vol. 1, no. 1, 2017.

Dibble, Mark, Amelia Koford, and Elizabeth McArthur. "Impact of Instruction: Looking at How Library Instruction Affects Student Research and Use of Library Services."
Poster, Texas Library Association Conference, Houston, Texas, April 19, 2016

Koford, Amelia. “How Disability Studies Scholars Interact with Subject Headings.” Cataloging and Classification Quarterly 52, no. 4 (2014): 388–411. doi:10.1080/01639374.2014.891288.

Dibble, Mark, and Amelia Koford. “Guiding Students Toward Understanding Research: Partnerships Between Faculty and Librarians.” International Society for Exploring Teaching and Learning conference. Orlando, Florida, October 17-19, 2014.

“‘I'm Forced to Use Those Words’: How Disability Studies Scholars Interact with Subject Headings.” Poster. Association of College and Research Libraries conference. Indianapolis, Indiana, April 10-13, 2013.