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Professor, Faculty Librarian, Equity Advocate, Ally toward all, ASCENDER Mentor, TRHT RxRacial Healing Facilitator

Professor, Faculty Librarian

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Terry Barksdale, MLIS
Professor, Faculty Librarian
ACC Virtual Library Team;
San Gabriel Campus

ACC Library Services

That Which Underpins my Practise of Librarianship

  • Values the diversity of our community and demonstrates that sense of value by being inclusive of voices and perspectives.
  • Values intellectual curiosity and innovative teaching.
  • Is attracted by the college mission to promote equitable access to educational opportunities.
  • Cares about student success and collaborates on strategies to facilitate success for underrepresented populations.
  • Welcomes difference and models respectful interaction with others.
  • Engages with the community both within and outside of ACC.

Library Responsibilities

Professor, Faculty Librarian

  • Delivers supportive, relational reference services, information literacy instruction and library instruction via digital means, including Chat, Zoom, Google Meet, email, and old fashioned telephone.
  • Collaborates with subject-matter faculty in design of engaging curriculum that taps into one's sense of purpose, and creates a sense of belonging.
  • Participates in the development and delivery of the LS information literacy instruction and library instructional program as tied to subject-matter faculty-selected Student Learning Outcomes.
  • Serves on and participates in LS and college-wide committees and meetings, such as the Equity: Community Engagement Subcommittee.
  • Participates in Library Services budget planning and the formulation of goals, policies, and procedures.
  • Maintains records and statistical data on LS functions and services as appropriate.
  • Performs other related tasks as assigned by the Head Librarian, Dean, and/or Associate Vice President.

Office Hours

Monday 7am-4pm
Tuesday 7am-4pm
Wednesday 7am-4pm
Thursday 7am-4pm
Friday 7am-4pm


* Hours during the week may vary


  • Authentic Engagement
  • Student Mentoring: Impact on persistence, retention and success
  • Equitable Curriculum and Assignment Design
  • Equitable Recruiting and Hiring Processes
  • Truth and Racial Healing Transformation (TRHT) RxRacial Healing Circles
  • Faculty Collaboration
  • Classroom Engagement and Belonging: Impact on persistence, retention and success
  • Exploring Topics related to White Women for Equity in Education
  • Online Student Engagement
  • TLED Teaching and Learning Academy (TLA) Development and Design Team
  • Applying the 5 Languages of Appreciation in the workplace
  • Pedagogy/Andragogy
  • Instructional Technology


Theories of Student Motivation, Fong  Fall 2020 Texas State University

MLIS 1994 University of South Carolina;

BS Psychology 1983 College of Charleston

Accounting I 1984 Greenville Technical College

Spanish III 1983 Greenville Technical College

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