A former high school library media specialist and a lecturer in library science at Indiana University, Tilley is currently an assistant professor in the Graduate School of Library and Information Science (GSLIS) at the University of Illinois. Her teaching and research interests include children’s print culture, media literacy, and school librarianship. One of her current research projects, Folktales and Facets, unites the study of information seeking and facet analysis in an attempt to develop an enhanced bibliographic record format for complex information resources such as folktales. She also investigates reading guidance concerning comic books for young people during the years 1938 1955.
This talk was recorded at TEDxUIUC 2010 (4/10/10), which was organized at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign by a group of students led by Cristian Mitreanu.