Librarian’s Statement

Candise Branum is the College Librarian at the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine, where she started out as a grad school library assistant and is now the Director of Library Services and a faculty member. She has worked as an organizer with Portland’s Radical Reference, and is the current Reviews Editor with ALA’s Social Responsibilities Round Table. She is passionate about education and intellectual freedom, and has presented on issues relating to student attitudes towards research, copyright, digital rights management, and the use of new technologies in the library setting.

Areas of specialty:

  • Information literacy / instruction
  • Reference services
  • Assessment
  • Collection development
  • Managment
  • Strategic planning
  • Scholarly activites