Mega Subramaniam

Assoc Professor
University of Maryland

Mega Subramaniam, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor at the College of Information Studies (iSchool) at the University of Maryland. She is the Associate Director for the Information Policy and Access Center (iPAC) at the University of Maryland and serves as the co-editor of School Library Research journal. Her research focuses on enhancing the role of school and public libraries in fostering the mastery of information and new media literacies that are essential to STEM learning among underserved young people. Mega is the lead PI for the IMLS-funded Graduate Certificate of Professional Studies in Youth Experience (YX), co-leads two IMLS-funded projects, ConnectedLib and Safe Data Safe Families, and recently received a grant from Google for Libraries Ready to Code Phase 2 project - all intended to bring research and practice together to enhance the skills of in-service and pre-service librarians.

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