Library Instruction West 2020
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July 22-24
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Michael Carrigan

Vancouver Island University
Reference & Instructional Librarian, Web Projects
Nanaimo, British Columbia
Michael is a reference and instructional librarian at Vancouver Island University, located on traditional Coast Salish territory. He relocated to Costa Rica immediately after graduating library school in 2016, where he taught corporate ESL, and 6th grade English literature and math. Te invita a charlar con él en español. His research interests include digital literacy in rural Latin American communities, and most recently, Marxist approaches to disabling misinformation as a hegemonic tool. After work, he volunteers 3 hours a week teaching ESL to local community members. He enjoys hiking, video games, and cooking with his wife, Daniela.

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