“Hyperlinks are People, too”: Virtual Learning Commons & Pastoral Care During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Naomi G. Hill, 2020 Showcase
: This Director’s Brief explores teacher librarians’ efforts to provide library services and pastoral care through a virtual learning commons model during school closures resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Three parts bibliophile, one part hobbit, and two parts house head, Naomi Hill is a teacher librarian with an MLIS from San José State University. Her scholarly interests include critical theory, YA Lit, care-informed pedagogy and librarianship, and mythology. She lives in the fog of Northern California, where the redwoods meet the sea.