Meghann Kuhlmann in an Instruction and Research Services Librarian and Assistant Professor. She holds a BA in English Literature from California State University, Sacramento and a Master’s of Library and Information Science from San Jose State University. She joined the Wichita State University Libraries in August 2015.
Her research interests include information literacy instruction, first-year experience, and the library’s role in student retention efforts.

Recent Submissions

  • Superheroes in the Stacks: Halloween ComicFest and Wichita State University 

    Kuhlmann, Meghann; Walker, Lizzy (Taylor & Francis, 2019-04-03)
    Academic libraries’ graphic novel and comic book collections hold a wide appeal for both scholarly study and personal reading. Programming around these materials can attract diverse audiences to promote library services ...
  • Entrepreneurship outreach through research workshops 

    Butts, Sara; Kuhlmann, Meghann (American Library Association, 2017-06-24)
    In fall 2016, Wichita State University Libraries introduced an Entrepreneurship Research Series with workshops designed to support both the burgeoning startup culture on our campus and also entrepreneurs in the greater ...
  • A simple software prototype to enhance academic and industry research collaboration 

    Abdinnour, Sue; Kuhlmann, Meghann (North American Business Press, 2016)
    This paper introduces a software prototype designed to enhance local collaboration between researchers from across academic disciplines and institutions as well as industry partners. Academic departments can create ...
  • Learning from librarians and teens about YA library spaces 

    Kuhlmann, Meghann; Agosto, Denise E.; Bell, Jonathan Pacheco; Bernier, Anthony (Public Library Association, 2014-05)
    Young adult (YA) librarianship has received growing attention in the library literature over the past several years. However, the majority of writing on this topic has focused on the services provided rather than on the ...
  • "This is our library, and it's a pretty cool place": A user-centered study of public library YA spaces 

    Agosto, Denise E.; Bell, Jonathan Pacheco; Bernier, Anthony; Kuhlmann, Meghann (Taylor & Francis Group, 2015-03-03)
    This study sought to collect data from teens and librarians about their preferences and recommendations for the effective design of physical library spaces for teens. Librarians and teens at twenty-two U.S. public libraries ...
  • Social media for career development: A door to deeper information skills 

    Kuhlmann, Meghann (San Jose State University, 2013-04-05)
    Although social media is the dominant method of communication among college students, the transition from personal to professional use creates unique challenges for which many seek support. This poster presents a workshop ...