Web Librarian, Learning Resource Center Honors & eCollege Liasion, Lawson State Community College
Michael L. Porter currently serves as the Web Services Librarian and liaison to the Business and Computer Science Departments, the Honors College, and the eCollege for Distance Education at Lawson State Community College. In this role, he works to integrate the Library resources and services into course management software and conduct faculty workshops on emerging technologies and library resource integration into online and hybrid learning environments. His interests include online, mobile, eLearning, OER advocacy, responsive web design, and library project management. He currently serves on the Textbook Selection and Distance Education Committees. He also served as the Co-Chair of the Web Committee for the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL), Distance Learning Section. Michael received his Master (MLIS) in Library and Information Science from the University of North Texas, with a concentration in Distributed Librarianship and a Master (MDE) in Distance Education and eLearning from the University of Maryland University College.
Michael is also pursuing a Ph.D. in Information Science from the University at Buffalo.