Below are links to selected major & recent publications. You’ll note the mix of faculty professional development and library & information science. It’s symbolic of my professional life. The major themes of my research and writing tend to cross boundaries between the two areas of my work.


Edited Volume

Sobel, Karen, ed. Mastering Subject Specialties: Practical Advice from the Field. Santa Barbara, CA: Libraries Unlimited, 2016. ISBN: 9781440839641 (print), 9781440839658 (ebook).


Sobel, Karen. Information Basics for College Students. Santa Barbara, CA: Libraries Unlimited, 2012. ISBN: 9781598849585 (print), 9781598849592 (ebook).

Recent Peer-Reviewed Articles