Karla Krueger, Ed.D.

Assistant Professor - School Library Studies
(319) 273-7241
Office Location: 

LIB 127

Mailing Address: 

127 Rod Library
Cedar Falls, IA 50613-0462


B.A. English Education -- Luther College
M.A. School Library Media Studies -- University of Northern Iowa
Ed.D Curriculum and Instruction -- University of Northern Iowa

Areas of Expertise 

Inquiry Learning through the School Library
School Library Website Development
School Library Collection Management Process
Information Search & Reference Services in the School Library
Iowa AEA Online Resources

Research Interests 

21st Century Skills and Information Sources and Collections in Rural School Libraries
Inquiry Learning and Special Needs Learners

Courses Taught 

Library Orientation.
Introduction to the School Library Media Program.
Seminar in Web Design for the School Library Media Center.
Seminar in Inquiry Learning and Information Literacy
Reference Services and Information Retrieval
Research in Library and Information Science
Practicum in School Libraries

Professional Affiliations 

Iowa Association of School Librarians
Iowa Library Association
American Association of School Librarians
American Library Association


2011 AASL Research Grant

Selected Publications 

Krueger, K. (2009). A case study of a rural Iowa school preparing to meet new state guidelines for school libraries. School Library Media Research, 12. Available http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/aasl/aaslpubsandjournals/slmrb/schooll...

Krueger, K. S. & Stefanich, G. P. (2011). The school librarian as an agent of scientific inquiry for students with disabilities. Knowledge Quest, 39(3), 40-47.
Krueger, K. (2009). Food and nutrition feeds inquiry in multiple curricular areas. School Library Media Activities Monthly, 26(1), 37-39.
Krueger, K. (2009). Researching curricular-based science topics with The New Book of Popular Science. School Library Media Activities Monthly, 25(5), 45-47.
Krueger, K. (2009). A Review of first people: An illustrated history of American Indians. School Library Media Activities Monthly, 25(8), 46-47.
Krueger, K. (2009). Three new digital libraries by World Book. School Library Media Activities Monthly, 26(3), 39-41.
Krueger, K. (2009). Treaties with American Indians: An encyclopedia of rights, conflicts, and sovereignty. School Library Media Activities Monthly, 25(9), 46-48.