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Rebecca van Kniest

HomeAcademic Affairs, LibraryRebecca van Kniest

Assistant Professor / Archives and Outreach Librarian
Office: Library 102


  • MA, Library & Information Science — University of Missouri, Columbia
  • MA, Medieval Studies — Washington University
  • MA, English — UMSL


  • Fundamentals of Preservation, Association for Library Collections and Technical Services
  • Copyright for Educators & Librarians, Coursera


  • Fontbonne Forward: Collaborative Collection Development Toward a Culture of Diversity & Inclusion, Fontbonne Community Connection (2019)
  • Mixing It Up: New Technology at Taylor Library, Fontbonne Community Connection (2018)
  • Get Charged @ Taylor Library: Mobile Charging Courtesy of the FCC, Fontbonne Community Connection (2016)

Courses Taught

  • LIB 199: Information Literacy in Higher Education

Scholarly Interests

Digital Humanities, Open Access, Open Education, Oral History, Fontbonne’s History, and the relationship between libraries/archives and social justice.

Professional Memberships

  • Digital Library Federation
  • Missouri Library Association
  • St. Louis Regional Library Network
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